Product description

Ideal for twirling across the ice or keeping warm after ballet class, this delicate top of simple lace and cables on a ground of reverse stockinette is comfortable and feather light in Loft. The modern, short-sleeved dolman shape is easy to wear (and put on all by yourself) and a smart choice to knit for fast-sprouting youngsters. Choose a pale shade like Fossil, Woodsmoke, or Snowbound to layer Berenice over any outfit—or splash out with a favorite saturated hue.

Designer: Julie Hoover

Collection: Kids 1

 

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Berenice (For Kids)

Short-Sleeved Lace & Cable Top

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  • Product description

    Ideal for twirling across the ice or keeping warm after ballet class, this delicate top of simple lace and cables on a ground of reverse stockinette is comfortable and feather light in Loft. The modern, short-sleeved dolman shape is easy to wear (and put on all by yourself) and a smart choice to knit for fast-sprouting youngsters. Choose a pale shade like Fossil, Woodsmoke, or Snowbound to layer Berenice over any outfit—or splash out with a favorite saturated hue.

    Designer: Julie Hoover

    Collection: Kids 1

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    • Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts: 550 (615, 700, 790, 890) yards 


    YARN

    • 2 (3, 3, 3, 4) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g)
    • Photographed in color Fossil


  • Pattern specs

    CONSTRUCTION

    • The back and front are worked flat, then sewn together. Stitches are picked up around the sleeve, neck and hem edges, and ribbed edges are worked in the round and bound off using the Tubular Bind Off.


    GAUGE

    • 24 stitches & 38 rows = 4″ in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
    • 37 (37, 37, 51, 51) -stitch panel from Chart measures 5¾ (5¾, 5¾, 8, 8)” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric):

    • One 24″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)


    Size B (for Ribbing):

    • One each 16″ and 24″ circular needles and one set of DPNs, one size smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 3¼ mm (US 3)


    Size C (for Tubular Bind Off only):

    • One each 16″ and 24″ circular needles and one set of DPNs, two sizes smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 3 mm (US 2½)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 25½ (26¾, 28¼, 30¾, 33½)” circumference at chest Sized for 2 (4, 6, 8, 10) years
    • Sample shown is size 6 (28¼”) on child who normally wears size 6
    • Shown in second and third photos on child who normally wears size 8


    Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.
  • Techniques

    Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern

    • Sloped Bind Off
    • Cable Cast On
    • Tubular Bind Off
    • Grafting (Kitchener Stitch)


  • Pattern Updates

    Current Pattern: v1.1

    21 June 2014: (Version 1.1):

    On Page 5, under Shape Underarms, a typo was corrected as follows: “Underarm Double Increase Row (RS): . . .”

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