Yesteryear Top by Mimi Alelis

Yesteryear Top

June 2018
Thread ?
33 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in body pattern stitch
2.25 mm (B)
918 - 1836 yards (839 - 1679 m)
34 (38.75, 41.25, 46, 51)" bust circumference
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This unique top features a lace design adapted from a vintage collar that’s been transformed into a light top worked from top to bottom with a circular yoke. It has a loose fit and is styled as a crop top, but the length is easily adjustable; just add more rounds to the bottom.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 34 (38.75, 41.25, 46, 51)“ bust circumference. Sample shown measures 34”, modeled with 2” positive ease.

Yarn Nazli Gelin Garden 10 (distributed by Universal Yarn) (100% mercerized Egyptian Giza cotton; 306 yd / 1.76 oz): #700-08 (natural), 3 (3, 4, 5, 6) balls.

Hook Size B/1 (2.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Stitch markers; yarn needle.

Gauge 33 sts and 18 rows = 4” in (4 dc, ch 1) or (4 dc, ch 2) body patt.

Notes Top is worked from the neckband down. Yoke is worked in joined rounds without turning, separated at the chest for a deeper armhole, then rejoined and worked in joined rnds without turning from the underarm down to hem.