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Mesh Top

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Knit this trendy top in one easy piece, perfect for the bright colors popular in spring. Shown in Bernat Satin.

Extra Small/Small
28-34” [71-86.5 cm]
37” [94 cm]
Medium
36-38” [91.5-96.5 cm]
41” [104 cm]
Large
40-42” [101.5-106.5 cm]
45” [114.5 cm]
Extra Large
44-46” [112-117 cm]
49” [124.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large
48-54” [122-137 cm]
57” [144.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large
56-62” [142-157.5 cm]
65” [165 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $37.92

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Extra Small/Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra Large
  • 2/3 Extra-Large
  • 4/5 Extra-Large
To fit bust
28-34” [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
37” [94 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Satin | Foliage, 04246Edit Color
$20.94

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 7/4.5mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 8/5mm
$8.49
The materials for this project cost $37.92

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

K1tbl = Knit next stitch through back of loop

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

P1tbl = Purl next stitch through back of loop.

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust
Extra Small/Small 28-34” [71-86.5 cm]
Medium 36-38” [91.5-96.5 cm]
Large 40-42” [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra Large 44-46” [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 48-54” [122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 56-62” [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
Extra Small/Small 37” [94 cm]
Medium 41” [104 cm]
Large 45” [114.5 cm]
Extra Large 49” [124.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 57” [144.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 65” [165 cm]

MATERIALS

Top
Satin (100 g/3.5 oz;182 m/200 yds)
SizesExtra Small/SmallMediumLargeExtra Large2/3 Extra-Large4/5 Extra-Large 
Main Color (MC)
Foliage (04246)
67891011
Sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needles 24" [61 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] with larger needle in stocking stitch.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Top is worked in one piece from Front to Back. Beg at lower edge of Front, with larger circular needle, cast on 82 (92-100-110-128-146) sts. Do not join.
1st row: (RS). K1. *K1tbl. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: K1. *K1. P1tbl. Rep from * to last st. K1. Rep last 2 rows 3 times more, inc 1 (0-1-0-0-0) st at center of last row. 83 (92-101-110-128-146) sts.
Proceed in Mesh Pat as follows:
1st row:(RS). K1. *K2tog. yo. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row:K1. *yo. K1. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows for pat until work from beg measures 11 (11-11-1111½;-12-12)” [28 (28-28-29-30.5-30.5) cm], ending with a RS row.
Shape sleeves: Next row:(WS). Cast on 25 sts. Purl to end of row.
Next row:Cast on 25 sts. (K1. P1) twice. Pat to last 4 sts. (P1. K1) twice. 133 (142-151-160-178-196) sts.
Next row: (K1. P1) twice. Pat to last 4 sts. (P1. K1) twice.
Rep last row, until work from beg measures 19 19 (19½-20-20½-21½-22)” [48 (49.5-51-52-54.5-56)cm], ending with a RS row.
Divide for neck opening: Next row:(WS). Pat across first 44 (47-53-56-65-74) sts. Leave these sts on spare needle (Right Sleeve). Cast off next 45 (48-45-48-48-48) sts. Pat across last 44 (47-53-56-65-74) sts (Left Sleeve).
Left Neck: Next row:(RS). (K1. P1) twice. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row:Pat to last 4 sts. (P1. K1) twice.
Rep last 2 rows 8 times more. 35 (38-44-47-56-65) sts.
Work 8 rows even in pat, keeping cont of rib sts.
Next row:(RS). (K1. P1) twice. Pat to last 2 sts. M1. K1.
Next row:Pat to last 4 sts. (K1. P1) twice.
Rep last 2 rows 8 times more. 44 (47-53-56-65-74) sts.
Break yarn. Slip these 44 (47-53-56-65-74) sts onto a spare needle.
Right Neck: With RS facing, rejoin yarn to 44 (47-53-56-65-74) sts of Right Sleeve.
Next row:(RS). K1. K2tog. Pat to last 4 sts. (K1. P1) twice.
Next row:(K1. P1) twice. Pat to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 8 times more. 35 (38-44-47-56-65) sts.
Work 8 rows even in pat, keeping cont of rib sts.
Next row:(RS). K1. M1. Pat to last 4 sts. (K1. P1) twice.
Next row:(K1. P1) twice. Pat to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 8 times more. 44 (47-53-56-65-74) sts.
Join Right and Left Necks: Next row:(RS). Pat across 44 (47-53-56-65-74) sts of Right Neck. Cast on 45 (48-45-48-48-48) sts. Pat across 44 (47-53-56-65-74) sts of Left Neck from spare needle. 133 (142-151-160-178-196) sts.
Next row:(WS). (K1. P1) twice. Pat to last 4 sts. (P1. K1) twice.
Rep last row until work from last cast on row measures 8 (-9-9--10)” [20.5 (21.5-23-23-24-25.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape sleeves: Next 2 rows:Cast off 25 sts. Pat to end of row. 83 (92-101-110-128-146) sts at end of 2nd row.
Cont even in pat until work from last cast off row measures 11 (11-11-11½-12-12)” [28 (28-28-29-30.5-30.5) cm], ending with a RS row.
Next row:(WS). Purl, dec 1 (0-1-0-0-0) st at center of row. 82 (92-100-110-128-146) sts.
1st row:(RS) K1. *K1tbl. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row:K1. *K1. P1tbl. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Rep last 2 rows twice more, then rep 1st row once.
Cast off (WS).
Sew side and sleeve seams.
Neck edging:With smaller circular needle and RS facing, beg at center back, pick up and knit 122 (124-122-124-124-124) sts evenly around Neck edge. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
Next rnd:*K1tbl. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd 3 times more.
Cast off in pat.