Ripple Crop Top by Jessie Maed Designs

Ripple Crop Top

September 2018
Light Fingering ?
24 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
570 - 1900 yards (521 - 1737 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X), see notes
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This squishy crop layers perfectly over the #ripplebralette. Ribbing, dropped shoulders, and a dipped back hem make for a cute comfy top that’s cozy and casual. Wear it inside out or outside in; with proper seaming, it’s pretty much reversible!

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Update: A worsted weight version of this pattern is now available!

All of my garments are #sizeinclusive through a bust size of 62” including the intended ease in the design.

XS (S, M, L, 1XL)(2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL) to fit bust measurement of:
28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46)(48-50, 52-54, 56-58, 60-62)”
71-76 (81-86, 91.5-96.5, 101.5-106.5, 111.5-117){122-127, 132-137, 142-147, 152-158}cm

Actual measurement of finished garment at bust:
35 (39, 43 47, 51)(55, 59, 63, 67)”
89 (99, 109, 119.5, 129.5){139.5, 150, 160, 170}cm

Choose a size with 5”-7”/12.5-18cm of positive ease.

Light fingering weight yarn, circular needles, stitch markers, scrap yarn or stitch holders, removable stitch markers, extra needle for 3-needle bind off, darning needle

Suggested Yarn:
Nox Yarn Co. Mars Sock
(75% SW Merino Wool, 25% Nylon/Polyamide, 4-ply, 460yds/100g)

Suggested Needles:
US 4 – 3.5 mm circular needles (body)

24 sts & 22 rows per 4x4 square in 3x3 ribbing

570-650 (650-750, 750-850, 900-1000, 1050-1200)(1250-1350, 1375-1500, 1550-1700, 1750-1900)yds
521-594 (594-686, 686-777, 823-914, 960-1097){1143-1234, 1257-1371, 1417-1554, 1600-1737}m

Techniques: knitting in the round, bottom up, decreasing, holding stitches, German short rows, 3-needle bind off, wet blocking

Video Tutorials

Centered single decrease

German Short Rows

3-needle Bind Off

Picking up stitches along a vertical edge (for sleeves)