Girona Top by Inorgaknit

Girona Top

Knitting
June 2018
Light Fingering ?
25 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
735 - 1302 yards (672 - 1191 m)
S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL) [34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)”]
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The Girona top is inspired by the city in Catalunya (Spain) that my husband and I visit every year when we go to see his family.

CONSTRUCTION
This color-blocked summer top is knit bottom-up in two pieces, then seamed together at the sides. The shoulders are connected by a 3-needle bind off, and it contains a lace edging on either the back or front (depending on how it’s worn!). Did I mention it’s reversible?!

NEEDLES
US Size 3 (3.25 mm) circulars with 24” and 16” cables, an extra US 3 needle for the 3-needle bind-off

YARN
YOTH Yarns Best Friend 75% Virginia Cotton, 25% Domestic Wool; 550 yds/502 m per 100g skein: Colors: Shiitake (MC) 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s) and Natural Vanilla (CC) 1 skein
OR the following amounts of a fingering weight yarn: MC: 535 (608, 706, 786, 887, 973) yd, CC: 200 (221, 251, 274, 306, 329) yd

NOTIONS
Tapestry needle, stitch markers

GAUGE
25 stitches and 34 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch

SIZES
S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
Finished chest circumference of garments: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)”

Note on sizing: this garment is meant to be worn with a few inches of positive ease. Model is wearing size M with 4” positive ease.