Sparks Top by Anne Jones

Sparks Top

Knitting
March 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 49 rows = 4 inches
in St st on medium-sized needle; 24 sts and 27 rnds = 4" in Lace patt on largest needle.
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
888 - 1332 yards (812 - 1218 m)
29 (30½, 32½, 34¼, 36¼, 37¾, 39¾, 41½)" circumference at underarm. Top shown measures 29"; modeled with 4" of negative ease.
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The Sparks Top is a fun, flirty summer piece that features a flattering lace ruffle. Style it with high-waisted jeans, layer it over a dress, or knit a longer top for a more versatile tank. This top is worked in the round from the bottom up.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 2

Finished Size 29 (30½, 32½, 34¼, 36¼, 37¾, 39¾, 41½)“ circumference at underarm. Top shown measures 29”; modeled with 4” of negative ease.

Yarn Brown Sheep Company Cotton Fine (80% Pima cotton, 20% merino wool; 222 yd 203 m/1¾ oz 50 g): #CF385 deep sea fog, 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins.

Needles Sizes 1 (2.25 mm) and 2 (2.75 mm): 24” circular (cir). Size 3 (3.25 mm): 36” cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; tapestry needle; 2 yd of ½“ elastic.

Gauge 29 sts and 49 rnds = 4” in St st on medium-sized needle; 24 sts and 27 rnds = 4” in Lace patt on largest needle.

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Notes

  • This top is worked in the round from the bottom up. An elastic band at the top holds the garment in place. Stitches are picked up below the band for the ruffle.

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