To fit: 81-86[91-97:102-107]cm (32-34[36-38:40-42] in)
Actual measurement: 95[110:126]cm (37.5[43.5:49.5]in)
Length to shoulder: 70cm (27.5in)
Sleeve length: 42cm (16.5in)
Figures in square brackets refer to forger sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to oil sizes.
YOU WILL NEED
Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK 75% extra fine merino, 20% silk, 5% cashmere (approx 116m per 50g)
14[15:16] x 50g balls 382 Ruffles
1 pair 4mm needles
Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.
22 sts and 28 rows to 10cm over st st using 4mm needles.
21 sts and 40 rows to 10cm over garter st using 4mm needles.
Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.
You can lengthen or shorten your garment before reaching the armhole by working more or fewer rows but ensure you end on a Row 24. Bear in mind that lengthening your garment will require more yarn.
This slouchy tunic style top has been designed with positive ease for each size.
LOZENGE PATTERN (Worked over 16 sts)
Row 1 (RS): K6, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k5.
Row 2 and alt rows (WS): Knit.
Row 3: K5, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k4.
Row 5: K4, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, k3.
Row 7: K3, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, k2tog, k2.
Row 9: K2, k2tog, yo, k9, yo, k2tog, k1.
Row 11: K1, k2tog, yo, k11, yo, k2tog.
Row 13: K1, yo, k2tog, k11, k2tog, yo.
Row 15: K2, yo, k2tog, k9, k2tog, yo, k1.
Row 17: K3, yo, k2tog, k7, k2tog, yo, k2.
Row 19: K4, yo, k2tog, k5, k2tog, yo, k3.
Row 21: K5, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k4.
Row 23: K6, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k5.
Row 24: Knit.
These 24 rows form patt and are repeated.
Cast on 100[116:132]sts. Knit 8 rows in g-st ending on WS row.
Next row (RS): K2, work Row 1 of Lozenge Patt to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 2 (WS): K2, work Row 2 of Lozenge Patt to last 2 sts, k2.
These 2 rows set position of Lozenge Patt with garter st edging. Cont in Lozenge Patt as set until Back meas approx 52cm (20.5in), ending on Row 24 of patt.
Keeping patt correct cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 96[112:128] sts.
Dec 1 st at each end of next row. 94[110:126]sts. Dec 1 st at each end of every alt row to 84(100:116] sts.
Cont straight until armhole meas approx 18cm (7in) ending on Row 14 of patt. Knit 8 rows in g-st. (If you need a longer armhole, work a few more rows in g-st). Cast off.
Work as for Back.
Cast on 60[68:74] sts. Work in g-st for 8 rows ending on a WS row.
Next row (RS): K22[26:29], work Row 1 of Lozenge Patt for Sleeve to last 22[26:29] sts, k22[26:29].
Cont in patt until Sleeve meas approx 42cm (16.5in) ending on Row 24 of patt.
Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 56[64:70] sts.
Dec 1 st at each end of every row to 52(56:56] sts. Dec 1 st at each end of every alt row to 12(16:22] sts. Dec 1 st at each end of every row to 8 sts ending on a RS row. Cast off on WS.
TO FINISH OFF
Measure 9[11:12]cm (3.5[4.5:5]in) along each shoulder of Front and Back and pin together. Sew to where pins end.
Pin and sew Sleeve heads in place along armhole. Join side and Sleeve seams.