Knitting pattern for No 43 top by VesterbyCrea
No 43 top is a stunningly beautiful summer top worked in pattern on the body and short sleeves in garter stitches. The contrast between the cotton/linen yarn on the body and the added mohair sleeves gives the top a lovely and feminine touch!
The top is worked top-down.
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Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL (XXL)
Length (mid back – measured from the neck line): 46 (46) 50 (50) 55 (60) cm
Body (measured from under the chest): 68 (74) 79 (84) 90 (96) cm
200(300)300(400)400(400) g Önling No 21, 60% cotton and 40% linen, approx 195m/50g
- Worked with two strands of yarn held together for the body
25(50)50(50)50(75) g Önling No 10, 70% Mohair, 30% Silk, 25 g = ca 210m.
- Worked with 1 strand of yarn for the sleeves
Choice of color:
If you wish to knit the top in the same color as shown on the pictures, you should choose the following colors:
Light rose: Önling No 21 col Soft Light Pink (426) and Önling No 10 col dusty rose (3628)
Green: Önling No 21 col Linen (407) and Önling No 10 col light army (5898)
Circular needle 4 mm / US6 (60, 80 cm) for body
Circular needle 3 mm / US 2.5 for neckline and ribbing on body
Circular needle 5 mm / US 8 for sleeves
In stockinette using 2 strands on needles 4,0 mm 24 sts / 30 rows per 10 x 10 cm / 4x4 inches
In pattern using 2 strands on needles 4 mm 32 sts / 22 rows per 10 x 10 cm / 4x4 inches
Procedure: The model is worked top down. In the beginning the neckline is worked where the back pieces are worked one at a time and then joined. Then the front piece is worked from stitches placed on hold. The front piece is worked in patter and increases on either side. The front piece is joined with cast on stitches from the back piece and then worked in the round in pattern and finished with a ribbing and tubular italian bind off. Stitches for the sleeves are picked up along the arm hole and then worked in short rows and then worked in the round in stockinette. The sleeves are finished with a ribbing and bind off. The summer top is seamless.