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Free Knitting Pattern: Fitted Top

Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern #: 81114AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Chest 32 (36, 40, 44, 48) in. (81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122) cm)
Finished Length 20 (21, 23, 25, 26) in. (51 (53.5, 58.5, 63.5, 66) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Nov 18, 2011)


FINISHING
Sew shoulder and side seams. Lap right side of V neck over left and sew in place. Weave in ends.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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This sparkly ribbed tank top is great to wear under a blazer to work or as is for a night out on the town.
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Vanna's Glamour®

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Vanna's Glamour®
Diamond Lapis Sapphire Ruby Red Red Stone Copper Purple Topaz Jewel
Moonstone Platinum Grey Stone Onyx Topaz Gold Bronze Garnet
Rhinestone Pink
*Vanna's Glamour (Article #861). 96% Acrylic, 4% Metallic Polyester; package size: 1.75oz/49.61 gr. (202yds/185m) pull skeins

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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  861-134 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Copper
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$ 14.07 (4, 5, 6, 6) 
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 4 [3.5 mm]   $ 2.70  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Fitted Top

Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®

GAUGE:

23 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in K3, p3 Rib, slightly stretched. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

K3, p3 Rib (multiple of 6 sts + 3)
Row 1 (RS):
K3, *p3, k3; rep from * to end.
Row 2: K the knits and p the purls.
Rep Row 2 for K3, p3 Rib.


TOP
FRONT

Cast on 93 (105, 117, 129, 141) sts. Work in K3, p3 Rib until piece measures 10 (11, 12, 13, 14) in. (25.5 (28, 30.5, 33, 35.5) cm) from beg, end with a RS row.
Shape Right Front
Row 1 (WS):
Work in Rib as established across 51 (57, 63, 69, 75) sts only, slip rem 42 (48, 54, 60, 66) sts onto a holder.
Row 2 (neck dec): K3, p3, k3, p2tog, work in Rib to end – 50 (56, 62, 68, 74) sts rem at end of this row.
Rep last row (neck dec) every 4 rows 17 more times, AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) in. (30.5 (33, 35.5, 38, 40.5) cm) from beg, end with a RS row and shape armhole as follows:
Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 (2, 4, 4, 6) WS rows.
Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 3 WS rows.
Continue in Rib, working decs at neck edge as established until 21 (27, 27, 33, 33) sts rem.
Continue even in Rib until piece measures 19 (20, 22, 24, 25) in. (48.5 (51, 56, 61, 63.5) cm) from beg, end with a RS row.
Bind off 7 (9, 9, 11, 11) sts at beg of next 2 WS rows.
Bind off rem 7 (9, 9, 11, 11) sts on next WS row.
Shape Left Front
Cast on 9 sts.
Row 1 (RS): K3, p3, k3.
Row 2 (WS): P3, k3, p3, with WS facing work in Rib across 42 (48, 54, 60, 66) sts from stitch holder – 51 (57, 63, 69, 75) sts.
Row 3 (neck dec) RS: Work in Rib to last 11 sts, p2tog, k3, p3, k3 – 50 (56, 62, 68, 74) sts.
Rep last row (neck dec) every 4 rows 17 more times, AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) in. (30.5 (33, 35.5, 38, 40.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row and shape armhole as follows:
Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 (2, 4, 4, 6) RS rows.
Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 3 RS rows.
Continue in Rib, working decs at neck edge as established until 21 (27, 27, 33, 33) sts rem.
Continue even in Rib until piece measures 19 (20, 22, 24, 25) in. (48.5 (51, 56, 61, 63.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Bind off 7 (9, 9, 11, 11) sts at beg of next 2 RS rows.
Bind off rem 7 (9, 9, 11, 11) sts on next RS row.


BACK
Work same as Front.

FINISHING
Sew side and shoulder seams. Lap right side of V neck over left and sew in place. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es) WS = wrong side


  Learn to Knit instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToKnit.html


Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 2 reviews)
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Fitted Top Reviewed by JC Fournier on 2010-09-14 *****
Nice and straightforward pattern, easy to follow. Will make it longer next time.


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