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PATTERN #10 | ISSUE Holiday 2010

Cropped Top

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PATTERN #10 | ISSUE Holiday 2010

Cropped Top
Design by Vladimir Teriokhin

Close-fitting top, worked horizontally in one piece, in a ridge pattern stitch with a gathered shawl collar.

1) Top is worked horizontally in one piece, beg and end at center back. 2) When working short rows, the wrap and turn technique is NOT used.
NOTES

Note Ridge pat is reversible. *K 2 rows, P 2 rows. Rep from * (4 rows) for ridge pat.
RIDGE PATTERN BODY

Next row (RS) Work 15 sts, turn and work back. Next row (RS) Work 10 sts, turn and work back. Next row (RS) Work 5 sts, turn and work back. Cont in pat over all sts for 46 (54) rows more. Dec 1 st at top collar edge on next row, then every 4th row twice more, AT SAME TIME, inc 1 st at opposite edge on next row, then every 4th row twice more. Place 22 (24) sts on a holder.
Lower edge

SKILL LEVEL
EXPERIENCED

MATERIALS
2 134oz/50g balls (each approx 225yd/206m) of Classic Elite Yarns Giselle (kid mohair/wool/nylon) in #4156 navarra (lilac) One pair size 11 (8mm) needles, OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE Stitch markers Scrap yarn

Cast on 8 sts and work in ridge pat as foll: Row 1 (RS) Knit. Row 2 Cast on 2 sts (lower edge), k to end. Row 3 P into front and back of first st (top collar edge), p to end. Cont in ridge pat, and cast on 2 sts at lower edge 4 (3) times more, 3 sts twice, 4 sts 2 (4) times, 5 sts twice, (note: place a marker at lower edge after last cast-on row), AT SAME TIME, cont to inc 1 st at top collar edge every other row 10 (13) times more, every 4th row 3 (2) times56 (64) sts. Work even until 36 (38) rows have been worked from begpiece measures 8 (9)"/21.5 (23)cm from beg, end with a WS row. Place a marker at top collar edge. Next row (RS) Work 22 (24) sts, place rem 34 (40) sts on a holder. Cont in ridge pat on these 22 (24) sts, and cont to inc 1 st at top collar edge as before, every 4th row 3 times, AT SAME TIME, dec 1 st at opposite edge every 4th row 3 times. Work even on 22 (24) sts until 56 (60) rows have been worked from top collar edge marker.
Divide piece

Slip sts from first holder to needle to work next row from RS and cont in ridge pat as foll: Work even until 50 (58) rows have been worked above marker (last cast-on row at lower edge). Next row (RS) Work 5 sts, turn and work back. Next row (RS) Work 10 sts, turn and work back. Next row (RS) Work 15 sts, turn and work back. Next row (RS) Work 20 sts, turn and work back. This is center of piece. Work short rows in reverse (that is work 20, 15, 10, then 5 sts). Then work 36 (44) rows even.
Short rows

SIZES
Sized for X-Small/Small and Medium/Large and shown in size X-Small/Small.

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS
Bust approx 35 (40)"/89 (101.5)cm Length approx 1714 (1912)"/44 (49.5)cm

Note Both pieces should beg the next row on the same ridge pat row. Next row (RS) Slip 22 (24) sts from 2nd holder to needle with lower edge sts56 (64) sts. Dec 1 st at collar edge every 4th row 3 (2) times, then every other row 11 (14) times, AT SAME TIME, after 14 rows have been worked from joining, bind off from lower edge 5 sts twice, 4 sts 2 (4) times, 3 sts twice, 2 sts 5 (4) times. Bind off rem 8 sts.
Joining row FINISHING

GAUGE
13 sts and 17 rows = 4"/10cm over ridge pat using size 11 (8mm) needles. TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

Next row (RS) Work 5 sts, turn and work back. Next row (RS) Work 10 sts, turn and work back. Next row (RS) Work 15 sts, turn and work back. Place marker for center of piece. Work 2nd half in reverse as foll:
Short rows

Sew cast-on and bound-off edges tog for center back seam. With scrap yarn, tack sides of inside collar edge along center front neck edge, leaving approx 16 (18)"/40.5 (45.5)cm open on either side for armholes. Try on sweater and adjust armhole openings if necessary. Sew collar in place and remove scrap yarn. Fold collar (like an accordion) into three folds at center front and stitch in place (see photo). O

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PATTERN #10| ISSUE Holiday 2010

6 (7)" 2" HALF TOP COLLAR 6 (7)"

10 (11)"

11 (13)"

HALF LOWER EDGE

2" 8 (9)"

5 (5)" 10 (12)"

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