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Knit T-Top
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: kwe-ttop

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: Medium, Large
Finished garment measures 40 (44) inches
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: (applied Feb 27, 2003)
strong>Shape neck: Next Row: Work 69 (72) sts. Attach new yarn, work center 32 (35) sts and place them on holder for Front of neck, work rem 69 (72) sts.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

620-127 Wool-Ease Yarn: Mink Brown

Dark brown with tan


Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 23.45

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60

Additional Materials
Size 7 circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
GAUGE:
18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in rev st st on size 8 needles. 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.

NOTES:
Garment is made in one piece beg at lower edge of Front and ending at lower edge of Back.


INSTRUCTIONS



TOP
Body: Front: With smaller needles, cast on 90 (99) sts.

Work in garter st (k every row) for 2", end WS.

Change to larger needles and work in rev st st as foll:

Slits: RS Row: K 2, p 86 (95), k 2.
WS Row: K across.

Rep these 2 rows for 1" more.

Cont in rev st st only on all sts until Front measures 7" from beg.

Shape Sleeves: Cast on 2 sts at beg of next 6 rows - 102 (111) sts.

Then cast on 34 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 170 (179) sts.

Piece should measure 37 3/4 (39 3/4)" wide.

Work even until Front measures 16 1/4" from beg.

Shape neck:
Next Row: Work 69 (72) sts.

Attach new yarn, work center 32 (35) sts and place them on holder for Front of neck, work rem 69 (72) sts.

Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, at each neck edge bind off 3 sts once, then 2 sts three times - 60 (63) sts.

When Front measure 18" from beg and Sleeve measures 10" from cast-on, join at back of neck as foll:

Next Row: Work 60 (63) sts, cast on 50 (53) sts for back of neck, work rem 60 (63) sts - 170 (179) sts.
Back: Working in one piece again with one ball of yarn, work even on 170 (179) sts until Sleeve measures 20" from first Sleeve cast-on.

Bind off 34 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 102 (111) sts.

Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 6 rows - 90 (99) sts.

Work even until piece measures 33" from beg, end WS.

Slits: RS Row: K 2, p 86 (95), k 2.
Next Row: K across.

Rep these 2 rows for 1".

Change to smaller needles.

Work in garter for 2".

Bind off to gauge.

FINISHING:
Cuffs: With smaller needles, pick up 90 sts along Sleeve edge.

Work in garter st for 2".

Bind off.
Neck Edge: With RS facing and circular needles, pick up and k 108 (114) sts around neck edge including sts on holders.

P 1 rnd.

Bind off as if to p.

Sew side and sleeve seams leaving side slits open.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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bet = between
BO = bind off
ch(s) = chain(s)
CO = cast on
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
ndl(s) = needle(s)
opp = opposite
p = purl
pat = pattern
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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