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Graceful Top
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 80277AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)
SIZE: Medium, Large, 1X
Finished Bust38 (42, 46) in. (96.5 (106.5, 117) cm) Finished Length 21 (22, 22) in. (53.5 (56, 56) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-108 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Dusty Blue

Muted blue


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: 4,4

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
14 sts + 20 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCH

K2, p2 Rib (multiple of 4 + 2 sts) Row 1: K2, *p2, k2; rep from *.

Row 2: P2, *k2, p2; rep from *.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 for K2, p2 Rib.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK Cast on 66 (74, 82) sts.

Work in K2, p2 rib until piece measures 9 in.

(23 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.Knit 1 row.

Purl 1 row.



Work Chart Next Row (RS): Work Row 1 of Back Chart.

Continue to follow Back Chart until chart has been completed.

Bind off.



FRONT Cast on 66 (74, 82) sts.

Work in K2, p2 rib until piece measures 9 in.

(23 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.



Divide for Left Front Next Row (RS): K18 (22, 26), slip remaining 48 (52, 56) sts to a holder for Right Front, cast on 30 (30, 30) sts – 48 (52, 56) sts.

Next Row (WS): Purl across-48 (52, 56) sts.

Work Chart Next Row (RS): Work Row 1 of Left Front Chart.

Continue to follow Left Front Chart until chart has been completed.Bind off.



RIGHT FRONT From RS, knit across 48 (52, 56) sts from Right Front stitch holder.

Purl 1 row.

Work Chart Next Row (RS): Work Row 1 of Right Front Chart.

Continue to follow Right Front Chart until chart is completed.Bind off.



FINISHING Sew shoulder and side seams.

Lap Right Front over Left Front and sew in place.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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