Top in Lace Pattern

Published: 01/06/20
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Top in Lace Pattern

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Yarn: 300 g (55% Cotton, 45% Acrilic, yardage = 160 m/50 g); 1 pair quick knit needles size 3 mm (US 2.5).

Basic Pattern: 

Reverse stocking stitch (Rev st st): Work RS rows P and WS rows K.

Garter st: RS and WS rows K.

Rib Pattern: K1, P1 Rib.

Lace Pattern:

Work according to chart. Only RS rows are shown.

On WS rows, work all sts and yos P.

Back / Front: 

Cast on 41 sts and work 5 rows as foll: 6 sts in Rib Patt, 41 sts in gst, 5 sts in Rib Patt.

Cont as foll: 5 sts in Rib Patt, 13 sts in Lace Pattern, 5 sts in Basic Pattern, 13 sts in Lace Pattern, 5 sts in Rib Pattern.

For raglan shaping, make 3 sts out of centre st on every 2nd row. Work them as they appear on foll row. 

Cont as established for 48 rows (= 89 sts).

Then work in Basic Pattern over sts of rib. At the same time, dec 1 st 20 times on either side on every 4th row. 

After 133 rows, work 6 rows in gst and bind off sts.

Work rows rep for Lace Pattern 6 times, then switch to Basic Pattern. 

After 4 reps, in the centre, beg to work in Lace Pattern over Basic Pattern sts. Work 2 sts in Basic Pattern on either side. 

The last Lace Pattern strip meas 4 rows reps. 

Thus, the length of the top measures exactly 128 rows from top to bottom gst.


Sew side seams. 

For shoulder straps, fix 6 pairs of yarn 50 cm long at upper corners and work a braid. 

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