Retro button top by Witre Design

Retro button top

Knitting
June 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL
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Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL
Bust measurements: 76 (86) 96 (106) 116 (126) 136 cm
Length: 41 (44) 47 (50) 53 (56) 59 cm
Needle size: Circular needle 4 mm + 3,5 mm
Gauge: 20 sts x 28 rows on needle 4 mm / 10 cm
Recommended yarn: Rauma Petunia, Rauma
Pelini, Sandnes Line etc
Amount in g: 150 (200) 200 (250) 300 (350) 400
Extra: 6-10 buttons (ø 13-15 mm)

The Retro button top was inspired by an old knitted top, which I found at a jumble sale.
I imagine this top being super cool in the 1970’s, being worn at festivals all summer long. So let’s revive these long summer days!
The top is worked back and forth, button up. It has a short fit and can easily be worn to high waist jeans or skirts, as well as with summer dresses.

Size guide:
A summer top with straps will always seam looser and wider as the given measurements.
Choose a size that is 0- 5 cm slimmer (negative ease) than your bust measurement.
The stated measurement on the front page is for the finished garment.