Knitting for women

Knitting for women

Sunny top crochet pattern

Top crochet patternFINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit size X-small; changes for small, medium, large and X-large are in [].

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 27 inches (X-small) [29 inches (small), 33 inches (medium), 37 1/2 inches (large), 42 inches (X-large)] over ribbing

Length: 24 1/2 inches (X-small) [24 1/2 inches (small), 24 1/2 inches (medium), 24 1/2 inches (large), 24 1/2 inches (X-large)]

MATERIALS

Hooded vest knitting pattern

Vest knitting patternFinished Size 32 1/2 (37 1/4, 40 1/4, 45, 48 1/2)" bust circumference (closed).

Vest shown measures 32 1/2"; modeled with 1 1/2" of negative ease.

Yarn Imperial Yarn Columbia (100% wool; 170 yd [155 m]/4 oz [113 g]): canyon shadow blue, 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) skeins.

Needles Size 9 (5.5 mm): 24" circular (cir); spare needle in same size or smaller than working needle for three-needle BO.

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); 2 cable needles (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle; 18" separating zipper.

Lace top knitting pattern

Top knitting patternFinished Size 30 (33 1/2, 37, 40 1/2, 44, 47 1/2)" bust circumference.

Top shown measures 30"; modeled with 4" of negative ease.

Yarn Fibra Natura Cotton True Sport (100% Pima cotton; 197 yd [180 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]):

#115 frappe, 5 (5, 6, 7, 7, 8) balls.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): straight, 16" circular (cir), and set of double-pointed (dpn).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

A-line tank knitting pattern

Tank knitting patternFinished Size 32 (34, 36, 40, 43 1/4, 47 1/4, 52)" bust circumference.

Tank shown measures 34"; modeled with 2" of positive ease.

Yarn HiKoo CoBaSi Fingering (55% cotton, 16% bamboo, 8% silk, 21% elastic nylon; 220 yd [200 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 gl):

#008 natural olive, 4 (4,4, 5, 5, 5, 6) balls.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 32" circular (cir).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Knitted lace t-shirt pattern

T-shirt knitting patternYARN

Shibui Silk Cloud (Laceweight; 60% mohair, 40% silk, 300m/330yds per 25g skein)

Shibui Cima (Laceweight; 70% superbaby alpaca, 30% merino wool; 300m/328yds per 50g skein)

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

1 set 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) circular needles

1 set 5mm (UK 6/US 8) circular needles