Kai Cotton Top
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I feverishly knit this top the week of my due date and the last week before I had our son, Kai, and so it is lovingly named after him. The Kai Cotton Top features a subtle design in the body of the top which adds depth and dimension. The top is made with simple lace. It has a keyhole feature in the back and boatneck. Perfect for layering over jeans, skirts, dresses or shorts.
This top is meant to be worn with 3”-8” (7.5 cm - 23.5 cm) of positive ease. In the sample shown, it is a size 1 with 3.5” positive ease.
The body of the top is made from the bottom up in one piece and seamed at the shoulders using a 3-needle BO.
The sleeves are picked up and knit in the round.
FINISHED BUST CIRCUMFERENCE
Size 1 (S): 36.5”/91.5 cm
Size 2 (M): 41”/103 cm
Size 3 (L): 46”/114 cm
Size 4 (XL): 50”/125.5 cm
Size 5 (2XL): 55”/137 cm
Size 6 (3XL): 59.5”/148.5 cm
Size 7 (4XL): 64”/160 cm
Size 8 (5XL): 68.5”/171.5 cm
For sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7, 8)
650 yards (750, 850, 1000) (1110, 1230, 1400, 1550 yards)
595 m (686, 780, 915) (1020, 1130 1290, 1420m)
We Are Knitters Cotton (DK Weight (3); 100% Pima Cotton; 100g; 232yards/212m).
3 (4, 4, 5) (5, 6, 6, 7) skeins.
Color used: Khaki.
Techniques to explore: knitting in the round, slipped stitches, lace stitches, reading a chart.
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