Summer Shell by Annie Lupton

Summer Shell

Knitting
July 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
350 - 870 yards (320 - 796 m)
Size1(2,3,4,5)(6,7,8,9,10) - 32 (36, 40, 44, 48) (52, 56, 60, 64, 68)” / 81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122) (132, 142, 152.5, 162.5, 173) cm Bust circumference
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The Summer Shell is a simple and sweet little top that is perfect for summer knitting and wearing! This cropped shell tank top features a garter stitch split and uneven hemline and a polka dot eyelet body. The simple armhole and neckline shaping is worked in garter stitch and doesn’t require any extra finishing. This top is a great beginner garment and knits up quickly for instant gratification. Knit up in Purl Soho’s Lantern yarn, a blend of cotton and linen, this little shell is meant to be layered over dresses, jumpers, and bathing suits for a cute summer accent to your wardrobe!

Finished Dimensions:
Size 1 (2, 3, 4, 5) (6, 7, 8, 9, 10)
32 (36, 40, 44, 48) (52, 56, 60, 64, 68)” / 81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122) (132, 142, 152.5, 162.5, 173) cm Bust circumference
Designed to fit with with 2-4” / 5-10 cm positive ease in bust

Materials:
Purl Soho Lantern yarn in Peach Cream color (61% cotton, 39% linen; worsted weight; 164 yards / 100 g)
Approximately 350 (400, 445, 495, 580) (635, 690, 750, 810, 870) yards / 320 (366, 407, 453, 530) (581, 631, 686, 741, 796) meters OR 3 (3, 3, 3, 4) (4, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins
Gauge:
- 19 sts and 32 rows over 4” / 10 cm in garter st, worked flat, after blocking

Needles:
-Size 5 (3.75 mm) 32” / 81.5 cm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions:
Stitch marker for BOR
Waste yarn/stitch holder for Front and Back