Midsummer Top by Claudia Finlay

Midsummer Top

April 2018
Lace ?
27 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
957 - 1094 yards (875 - 1000 m)
S (36/38), M (40/42), L (44/46)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is a very light summer top, which creates interest through Color, material and structure. In sizes S and M it just weighs 100 grams and is made from 1 hank only. It is made bottom up in one piece with raglan shaping at the little short sleeves. Instruction comes in written and with a chart.

Size S (38/40)
Bust 98 cm, waist 80 cm, hips 98 cm, length 65 cm– stitch number for this size always in brackets before the red stitch number
Size M (40/42) – on the photo
Bust 108 cm, waist 90 cm, hips 108 cm, length 65 cm
Size L (42/44)
Bust 118 cm, waist 100 cm, hips 118 cm, length 67 cm – number of stitches for this size always in brackets behind the red stitch number

27 stitches x 35 rows for 10 x 10 cm in stockinette stitch with needle US #6 (4 mm); after blocking
Basic Pattern:
Stockinette in rounds
Rib pattern for hems:
k1, p1 in rounds with needle US 2,5 (3mm)
Cable pattern:
One pattern repeat consists of 37 stitches and 58 rows. Comes in text and chart.