Vilnis Top by Linda Skuja

Vilnis Top

Crochet
February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in 21½ sts and 27¾ rows = 4" in Open wave and short-row patt; Back: 20 sts and 12 rows = 4" in dc.
4.0 mm (G)
1071 - 1785 yards (979 - 1632 m)
35 (38, 42, 46, 50)" bust circumference. Sample shown measures 35", modeled with 1" negative ease.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $5.50.

Vilnis is a Latvian word for “wave.” Short-rows create the asymmetrical lines and waving stitch pattern. The top has a boxy silhouette that flatters every figure.

FINISHED SIZE 35 (38, 42, 46, 50)“ bust circumference. Sample shown measures 35”, modeled with 1” negative ease.
YARN Knit Picks Hawthorne Tonal Hand Paint (80% superwash fine Highland wool, 20% polyamide; 357 yd (326 m)/3½ oz (100 g)): #27412 Springfield, 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins.
HOOK Size G/6 (4mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Stitch markers (m); yarn needle.
GAUGE Front: 21½ sts and 27¾ rows = 4” in Open wave and short-row patt; Back: 20 sts and 12 rows = 4” in dc.