There is no doubt black and white, stripes, and a bit of whimsy are in this year! Going retro with a modern twist, this 1920s style top is easy to knit and full of style…with stripes and a shortbread cookie dog. From daytime shorts to evening and your favourite black skirt, this is a super cute and Summery top, a quick knit with a little bit of intarsia and touch of colour!
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Finished Size 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42)” bust/chest circumference. Top shown in 36” with 2” of positive ease.
Yarn Cricket, Anzula, DK/8 ply, 80% Merino, 10% Nylon, 10% Cashmere; 250yrds/114g: Charcoal (MC) 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2) skein, Gravity (CC1) 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins , and One Red Shoe (CC2) 1 skein.
Needles Size 6 (4.0 mm): 24” circular (cir) or straight; Size 5 (3.75 mm): 24” circular (cir) and or dpns. Adjust needle sizes, if necessary, to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m), may be useful for intarsia; stitch holders or waste yarn; tapestry needle; 4 or 5 yarn bobbins.
Gauge 20 sts and 27 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st on larger needles.
The Designer: Inspired by the cities around her, Mona strives to make relevant designs that are clever additions to any wardrobe. Mona is owner of bunnymuff knit patterns, you can see her shop and join her group on Ravlery. bunnymuff knit patterns- contemporary, functional, and effervescent. For questions about this pattern please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.