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My Nerissa Top
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March 13 2019
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My Nerissa Top
Nerissa by Elizabeth Smith
50" bust (finished measurement)
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
5 stitches and 6.5 rows = 1 inch
in st st on 3.75 mm
Knit Picks Paragon


  • Pictured bottom to top: lace in 4.5mm, st st in 4.5mm, st st in 4.0mm, and st st in 3.5mm.
  • Lace: CO multiple of 3 + 2 = 23 but the pattern didn’t match up right at the end of the rows--not sure if the lace pattern rows already assume you’ve got (3x7)+2 as called for in the gauge or if it’s written for straight multiples of 3. Can’t see the lace chart in my knitting yet. Swatch has a bunch of mistakes. Gonna need to mark every 1st lace row to keep track of my work.
  • I prefer the fabric with the smaller needles. Gauge: 5st x 6.5row = 1”


  • I’m hoping this pills less since it’s pretty well spun, kind of like ringspun but only a 2 ply with each ply spun well as well.
  • The color is really beautiful and rich, and doesn’t photograph as well as in person.

- I got to the end of the raglan increases and had the wrong number of stitches. I followed this pattern super closely so idk where I went wrong but I can’t tell from my knitting and am going to have to start over!!!!!!!

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50% Merino, 25% Alpaca, 25% Silk
123 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: March 13, 2019
  • In progress: March 13, 2019
  • Updated: March 21, 2019