Lillian Top knitting pattern
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Lillian Top is an incredibly versatile piece of knitting. Wear it as a top, a poncho, a tube dress or a skirt! The possibilities are many. The knit starts with a long tube of 2x2 ribbing and completes with the beautiful lace sections worked flat in two pieces for back and front. There is the option of working a shorter rib for a waist length or cropped top. The PDF pattern includes full written instructions and schematics with measurements.
Yarn: Sample is knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca Fine yarn, 115m/50g (8, 10 balls of yarn)
Small/Medium: 83-93 cm bust – 33″ to 37″ (8 balls)
Medium/Large: 93-102.5 cm bust – 37″ to 41″ (10 balls)
There is the option of creating Lillian with a shorter rib so that it sits on the waist. This takes approximately 2 balls less.
Tension: 36sts and 30 rows to 10cm square over 2×2 rib using 3mm needles
Needles: One pair 3mm circular needles, 60cm length. One pair 4.5mm straight needles.
Notions: Stitch markers, crochet hook, 4 small buttons