Here’s the light little top we’ve been looking for! You can knit it to a cropped hip length, or longer with side vents; in a sport- or light-DK-weight yarn or a lace weight for dressy sheerness. Vent edges and sleeveless armholes have a tidy slipped-stitch edging. You’ll wear—and knit—this “tee” again and again.
To fit bust sizes: 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50)”/81-86 (91-96, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127)cm. With ease of: approximately 4-6½”/10-16.5cm. For more ease, choose a larger size.
Finished dimensions: 38.5 (43, 46.5, 50, 54.5)”/98 (109, 118, 127, 138)cm, after seaming.
Choose a yarn, from sport- or light-DK-weight to lace-weight, that will result in a nice, supple drape. Yardage is given for sleeveless versions; yardage for sleeves is additional.
Longer version (without sleeves): Approximately 860 (960, 1045, 1160, 1280) yds/786 (878, 956, 1061, 1170)m of a sport- or light-DK to lace-weight yarn.
Shorter version (without sleeves): Approximately 670 (750, 820, 920, 1015) yds/613 (686, 750, 841, 928)m of a sport- or light-DK to lace-weight yarn.
To add bracelet-length sleeves: Approximately 230 (230, 250, 270, 280) yds/210 (210, 229, 247, 256)m.
Longer version without sleeves shown in Shibui Twig (190 yds/174m each) Color 2001 Abyss. Model is wearing 43″/109cm finished size with 9″/23cm bust ease; 2″/5cm hip ease.
Shorter version with sleeves shown in Rowan Kidsilk Haze (230 yds/210m each) Color 664. Model is wearing 43″/109 cm finished size with 4½/11cm bust ease; 3″/7.5cm hip ease.
For custom lengths: To lengthen or shorten body, add or subtract approximately 30 (33, 35, 39, 41) yds/27 (30, 32, 35, 37)m of yarn for each 1″/2.5cm of knitted body length.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 4 (3.5mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge.
2 locking markers.
Darning needle to finish.
22 sts/32 rows – 4″/10cm in stockinette stitch on gauge needle, after blocking.
- Short Description: Here's the light little top we've been looking for! You can knit it to a cropped hip length, or longer with side vents; in a sport- or light-DK-weight yarn or a lace weight for dressy sheerness. Vent edges and sleeveless armholes have a tidy slipped-