Erin Crop Top

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Erin Crop Top

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The Erin crop is simple, textured, & fits seamlessly into any wardrobe. The sample is knit up in cotton & is perfect for hot summer days, but it could also be knit up in wool or layered with chunky cozy cardigans for cooler weather. It is meant to fit snug & is available in sizes 30"-46". Read more about the creative process behind this top here.

This pattern is also available via Ravelry and Etsy // Order handknit tops (& more!) on Etsy // Request a custom order top at megan@freesiafibers.com

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Sizing

– Based on bra bandwidth size; pick the size that matches your bra band

– See schematic to the right

– Each size has approximately 2-3" negative ease built in

– 30" (32", 34", 36", 38") [40", 42", 44", 46"]

Fiber

Approximately 225 (240, 250, 265, 275) [290, 300, 315, 325] yds DK weight yarn 

Sample: 1 skein Debbie Bliss Cotton Denim DK

Needles & Notions

– US Size 7 16" circular needle for sizes 30"-38"; 24" circular needles for sizes 40"-46"

– Stitch marker

– Scrap yarn

– Tapestry needle

– Measuring tape

– Blocking materials of your choice

Gauge

18 sts & 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch in the rnd; 4.5 sts/inch

Skills

If you are confused or stuck, there are a lot of great tutorials online for all of these techniques!

– Long tail cast on

– Increasing (kfb)

– Decreasing (k2tog, ssk, p2tog[tbl])

– Knitting in the round

– Kitchener stitch

Product

This is a .pdf pattern download that will give a unique link which will expire after purchase, so make sure to download & save it. Patterns are for personal use only and are protected by international copyright law. All images, text, illustration, and pattern are the property of the designer, Megan Lynch of Freesia Fibers.