Otherside by Melanie Berg


August 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 15 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
612 - 1044 yards (560 - 955 m)
34 (36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54)"
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A boxy and airy sleeveless summer top, Otherside is knitted up quickly at a loose gauge. The stripes add just the right amount of interest to this shirt, making it a perfectly wearable addition to your everyday wardrobe.

Otherside is worked flat in one piece, starting at the front hem. Stitches are bound off in the middle of the row for the neckline and casted on again in the next row. Then the back is worked top-down.

The Shibui Linen yarn is amazingly breezy and crisp and is just the perfect choice for knitting up a modern summer top like Otherside. The linen also won’t curl in stockinette stitch after wet-blocking. If you like to work this tee in another blend, work both hems in ribbing or seed stitch to prevent the fabric from curling.

Skills needed are cast on, k, p, bind off, mattress stitch seaming.

Yardage requirements:
main color: 482 (515, 541, 574, 602, 629, 686, 719, 748, 777, 810) yds
contrasting color: 130 (136, 147, 158, 163, 174, 199, 196, 211, 221, 234) yds

Pattern has been tech-edited and test knitted.

Many thanks to chau7 for the french translation!
Many thanks to isagian for the italian translation!

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