Free Summer Top Pattern for you to knit
Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL - XXXL
CIRCULAR KNITTING NEEDLE (40 and 80 cm) SIZE 4 mm - or size needed to get 21 sts x 28 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DOUBLE POINTED KNITTING NEEDLES and CIRCULAR KNITTING NEEDLE (40 cm) SIZE 3 mm - for edge.
See diagrams A.1-A.2.
Inc for raglan on each side of A.2. Inc with a YO, work YO twisted on next round to avoid holes.
The inc on body and sleeves are uneven as explained in pattern.
Beg 1 st before marker and inc as follows: 1 YO, K 2 (marker is between these 2 sts), 1 YO. On next round K YOs twisted to avoid holes.
Dec as follows before marker: K 2 tog.
Dec as follows after marker: Slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso.
Worked in the round on circular needle, top down.
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
Cast on 146-150-154-158-162-166 sts on circular needle size 3 mm with Muskat. Work A.1. When A.1 has been worked, switch to circular needle size 4 mm. Work next round as follows from mid back: Work 17-18-19-20-21-22 sts in stocking st (= back piece), work A.2 (= 19 sts), 1 st in stocking st, A.2 (= 19 sts) (= 39 sts on sleeve), work 34-36-38-40-42-44 sts in stocking st (= front piece), work A.2, 1 st in stocking st and A.2 (= 39 sts on sleeve) and finish with 17-18-19-20-21-22 sts in stocking st (= back piece). Continue pattern like this AT THE SAME TIME inc for RAGLAN beg on next round - see explanation above.
Inc on front/back piece: 1 st every round a total of 14-16-18-20-26-30 times, then on every other round 7-8-9-10-9-9 times.
Inc on sleeves: 1 st every other round a total of 2-4-6-8-10-12 times and then every 4th round a total of 6 times in all sizes.
After all inc there are 262-286-310-334-366-394 sts on row and piece measures approx. 17-19-20-22-24-26 cm from shoulder and down.
Work next round as follows: K 38-42-46-50-56-61 (= back piece), slip the next 55-59-63-67-71-75 sts on a stitch holder for sleeve, cast on 6-6-6-8-8-10 new sts, insert 1 marker in the middle of the new sts, K 76-84-92-100-112-122 (= front piece), slip the next 55-59-63-67-71-75 sts on 1 stitch holder for sleeve, cast on 6-6-6-8-8-10 new sts, insert 1 marker in the middle of the new sts and K the remaining 38-42-46-50-56-61 (= back piece) = 164-180-196-216-240-264 sts on row - NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE.
Continue in stocking st. When piece measures 4 cm, dec 1 st on each side of markers in the side - READ DECREASE TIP (= 4 sts dec). Repeat dec every 4 cm a total of 4 times = 148-164-180-200-224-248 sts. When piece measures 22 cm in all sizes, inc 1 st on each side of markers in the side - READ INCREASE TIP (= 4 sts inc). Repeat inc every 2 1/2 cm a total of 4 times = 164-180-196-216-240-264 sts. When piece measures 33-33-34-34-34-34 cm, switch to circular needle size 3 mm. Work pattern according to diagram A.1 and then loosely cast off. Top measures approx. 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm from shoulder and down.
Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Slip the 55-59-63-67-71-75 sts from stitch holder back on double pointed needles size 3 mm and cast on 6-6-6-8-8-10 new sts under sleeve = 61-65-69-75-79-85 sts. Work pattern in the round according to diagram A.1 and then loosely cast off. Work the other sleeve edge the same way.
Sew tog under sleeves.
1 Yarn over between 2 sts.
Slip 1 st.purlwise k1 psso
Slip 1 st. knitwise K2 tog psso
*Make Bobble- K1,K1 twisted and knit in same st.(=3 sts.) Turn piece. P1 row,K1 row, P1 row,and K1 row over these 3 sts. Then pass 2nd. st. on right needle over 1st. st. and then pass 3rd. st. over 1st. st. 01st remains.
psso- pass slip stitch over.
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