Willa by This.Bird.Knits

Willa

Knitting
July 2020
Light Fingering ?
18 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
540 - 840 yards (494 - 768 m)
Size 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6) 7 = 45.3 (48, 50.6, 53.7, 56.8, 59.5) 71.1”
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Yarn
Purl Soho Linen Quill shown in True Turquoise 439 yards, 100g/skein
2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) 2 skeins, approximately 540 (620, 660, 720, 760, 780) 840 yards
OR
Autumn & Indigo Local Light Fingering Weight Yarn, 320 yards/56g
2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3) 3 skeins.

Materials
US Size 7 (4.5 mm) circular needles, minimum 16” cord
US Size 8 (5.0 mm) circular needles, minimum 30” cord
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle
Waste yarn or spare needles to hold live sleeve stitches

Finished Measurements
Size 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6) 7 = 45.3 (48, 50.6, 53.7, 56.8, 59.5) 71.1”
This top is meant to be worn with 5-15”positive ease, depending on desired look.
Neck Circumference: 18.6 (20, 21.3, 22.6, 24, 25.3) 25.3”
Body Circumference: 45.3 (48, 50.6, 53.7, 56.8, 59.5) 69.3”
Height to Underarm: 8.8 (9.7, 11.1, 12, 13.7, 14.4) 15.5“
Sleeve Circumference: 8.8 (9.7, 11.1, 12, 13.7, 14.4) 16“
Yoke Depth: 11 (11.4, 12, 12, 12.7, 13.2) 13.7”
Shown in Size 2 with approximately 12” positive ease.

Gauge
18 stitches x 23 rows in stockinette stitch = 4 x 4 inches with larger needles

Notes
This simple top is knit in the round from the top down. Short rows are worked across the back for slight shaping. There is a simple lace motif around the yoke. After the yoke is knit, sleeve stitches are put on hold to be picked up and finished with a simple garter stripe edge.