The Fluffy Crop Top by Lia Lykke

The Fluffy Crop Top

April 2021
yarn held together
+ Lace
= Sport (12 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in brioche stitch with yarn doubled
US 7 - 4.5 mm
689 - 1148 yards (630 - 1050 m)
34 (36) 38 (40) 42 (44)"
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The Fluffy Crop Top is a light and airy, simple top in brioche knitting. It is knit top down in a double strand of silk mohair, so it drapes beautifully and is not too hot on a summer day. You do not need many techniques to complete this top, so it is also suitable for beginners in brioche knitting.

Sizes: 34 (36) 38 (40) 42 (44)“
Your bust measurement: 78-84 (85-89) 90-95 (96-102) 103-112 (113-120) cm

Bust measurement (finished garment): 92 (98) 104 (110) 117 (126) cm

The top is supposed to be rather short, but you can easily add extra centimeters, if you want it in a regular length. Choose a size that gives you a positive ease from around 11 cm – if you want the top to fit a little tighter, go down a size, if you want it a bit looser, go up a size.

Recommended yarn:
75 (75) 100 (100) 125 (125) g“Kid Silk”from Drops Design (210 m/25g). The colour vanilla has been used for the sample on the front page.
Alternative yarn:
75 (75) 100 (100) 125 (125) g “Tilia” by Filcolana (210 m/25g).
Note: If you want to knit your top longer, than stated in the pattern, you will need to have an extra ball of yarn.

Gauge swatch:
Remember to wash and block your gauge swatch, because brioche knitting tends to stretch out after wash.
It should measure:
13 sts x 34 rows = 10 cm x 10 cm in brioche with a double strand of silk mohair.
Note: 34 rows appear as 17 sts in brioche, when you count them.

Recommended needles:
4,5 mm: 60 cm or 80 cm circular needles.

Note: As a “one-woman-show” I translate all my patterns myself. As a native German speaker, minor grammar mistakes in both the English and Danish patterns can occur. The patterns have been test knitted, so you should be good to go - if you have any questions or problems with the understanding, don’t hesitiate to contact me at - Thank you so much for your support!