Lotus Petal Top

The Lotus Petal Top is a simple and lightweight cropped summer top inspired but the pointy tips of lotus petals. The top is worked in the round from the bottom up before splitting to shape the neckline and sleeves. Designed to be worn slightly cropped to waist length but can be easily adjusted.

Details

Bust Sizes:

32” (34”, 36”, 38”, 40”) (42”, 44”, 46”, 48”) (52”, 56”, 60”, 64”)

82cm (86cm, 92cm, 96cm, 100cm) (106cm, 112cm, 116cm, 122cm) (123cm, 142cm, 152cm, 162cm)

Yarn:

4ply weight, sample knitted in Hook & Light Naturally Dyed Falkland Merino 4ply (400m / 100g)

120g (130g, 140g, 145g, 150g) (160g, 170g, 175g, 180g) (200g, 220g, 230g, 250g)

480m (520m, 560m, 580m, 600m) (640m, 680m, 700m, 720m) (800m, 880m, 920m, 1000m)

525y (570y, 610y, 630y, 660y) (700y, 740y, 790y, 870y) (960y, 960y, 1000y, 1100y)

Take into account that extra yardage will be required if the body length is lengthened.

Needles:

3mm & 3.5mm circular needles and/or DPNs

Needle sizes are recommended, choose a size needed to achieve gauge, the smaller needle should be 0. 5mm smaller than the larger needle

Gauge:

24 stiches & 32 rows per 4” / 10cm on larger needles in stockinette after blocking