Knitting for women Knitting Tops, shirts Summer top free knitting pattern

Summer top free knitting pattern

Summer top free knitting pattern



Top with a lacy yoke and cap sleeves

PATTERN NOTE

Due to the nature of the yarn, the work should be measured hanging from the needles rather than laid flat.

BACK

Using 5mm needles cast on 73 (81:91:101:113)sts.

Row 1 (RS): *K1, P1; rep from * to last st, K1. 

Row 2: *P1, K1; rep from * to last st, P1. These 2 rows form rib.

Work in rib for 4 cm, ending with RS facing for next row.

Change to 6mm needles.

Beg with a K row, work in st st until Back meas 31 (32:33:34:35) cm, ending with RS facing for next row.

SHAPE RAGLAN ARMHOLES

Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 67(75:85:95:107) sts.

Next row (RS): K1, Sl 1, K1, psso, K to last 3sts, K2tog, K1.

Next row: (P1, P2tog) 0 (0:0:1:1) times, P to last 0 (0:0:3:3) sts, (P2tog tbl, P1) 0 (0:0:1:1) times. 65 (73:83:91:103) sts.

Now work in patt as folls:

Row 1: (K1, Sl 1, Kl, psso) 0 (0:0:1:1) times, K to last 0 (0:0:3:3) sts, (K2tog, K1) 0 (0:0:1:1) times. 65 (73:83:89:101) sts.

Row 2: (P1, P2tog) 0 (0:0:1:1) times, P to last 0 (0:0:3:3) sts, (P2tog tbl, P1) 0 (0:0:l:l) times. 65 (73:83:87:99) sts.

Row 3: K1, Sl 1, K1, psso, K0 (1:0:2:2), •yfwd, K2tog, K1; rep from * to last 5 (6:5:7:7) sts, yfwd, K2tog, K0 (1:0:2:2), K2tog, K1. 63 (71:81:85:97) sts.

Row 4: P2 (2:2:2:1), (P2tog) 0 (0:0:0:l) times, K1 (2:1:0:2), *yfwd, K2tog, K1; rep from * to last 3 (4:3:2:5) sts, K1 (2:1:0:2), (P2tog) 0 (0:0:0:l) times, P2 (2:2:2:1). 63 (71:81:85:95) sts.

Last 4 rows set patt and raglan armhole decs.

Keeping patt correct, dec 1 st at each end of 3rd (3rd:1st:1st:1st) row, then on 0 (0:0:0:8) foll rows, then on 5 (2:0:0:0) foll 4th rows, then on foll 9 (16:22:24:21) alt rows.

Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row.

Leave rem 33 (33:35:35:35) sts on a holder.

FRONT

Work as given for Back until 51 (51:57:57:59) sts rem in raglan.

Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row.

Leave rem 51 (51:57:57:59) sts on a holder.

SLEEVES

Using 5mm needles cast on 55 (57:61:65:67) sts.

Work in rib as given for Back as folls:

SHAPE RAGLAN

Cast off 3 sts in rib at beg of next 2 rows. 49 (51:55:59:61) sts.

Next row (RS): K1, Sl 1, K1, psso, rib to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1. 

Next row: P1, P2tog, rib to last 3 sts, P2togtbl, P1. 45 (47:51:55:57) sts.

Change to 6mm needles.

Now work in patt as folls:

Row 1: K1, Sl 1, K1, psso, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1. 43 (45:49:53:55) sts.

Row 2: P1, P2tog, P to last 3 sts, P2tog tbl, P1. 41 (43:47:51:53) sts.

Row 3: K1, Sl 1, K1, psso, K0 (1:0:2:0), *yfwd, K2tog, K1, rep from * to last 5 (6:5:7:5) sts, yfwd, K2tog, K0 (1:0:2:0), K2tog, K1. 39 (41:45:49:51) sts.

Row 4: P2 (2:1:1:1), (P2tog) 0 (0:1:1:1) times, K1 (2:0:2:0), *yfwd, K2tog, K1, rep from * to last 3 (4:3:5:3)sts, (yfwd, K2tog) 0 (0:0:1:0) times, K1 (2:0:0:0), (P2togtbl, P1) 0 (0:1:1:1) times, P2 (2:0:0:0). 39 (41:43:47:49) sts.

Last 4 rows set patt and raglan decs.

Keeping patt correct dec 1 st at each end of next 1 (1:3:3:3) rows, then on foll 11 (12:10:12:12) alt rows. 15 (15:17:17:19) sts.

Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row.

LEFT SLEEVE ONLY

Dec 1 st at beg of next row and cast off 2 sts at beg of foll row. 12 (12:14:14:16) sts.

Dec 1 st at end of 1st (1st:3rd:3rd:1st) row, then on foll 7 (7:8:8:10) alt rows and at the same time dec 1 st at beg of 5th and 1 (1:2:2:2) foll 6th rows.

Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row.

Cast off rem 2 sts.

RIGHT SLEEVE ONLY

Cast off 2 sts at beg and dec 1 st at end of next row. 12 (12:14:14:16) sts.

Work 1 row.

Dec 1 st at beg of 1st (1st:3rd:3rd:1st) row, then on foll 7 (7:8:8:10) alt rows and at the same time dec 1 st at end of 5th and 1 (1:2:2:2) foll 6th rows.

Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row.

Cast off rem 2 sts.

MAKING UP

Block pieces carefully, following any yarn care instructions on the ball band. Join both front and right back raglan seams using back stitch, or mattress stitch if preferred.

NECKBAND

With RS facing, using 5mm needles, pick up and knit 13 (13:15:15:17) sts from top of left sleeve, K across 51 (51:57:57:59) sts from front holder dec 1st at centre, 13 (13:15:15:17) sts from top of right sleeve and knit across 33 (33:35:35:35) sts from back holder. 109 (109:121:121:127) sts.

Beg with row 2 of rib as given for Back, work for 3cm, ending with RS facing for next row.

Cast off on in rib. Join Left Back raglan and neckband. Sew side and sleeve seams.