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Tonia Barry’s summery top is an imaginative and successful combination of stitch elements. She used a simple allover lace pattern as a wide front panel in the top’s skirt. Then she added purl-framed bands that run from shoulder to hem to draw the bodice and skirt together. Finally, she outlined the V-neck with a small lace border drawn from the allover pattern used in the skirt. All the elements come together effortlessly in her pretty Little Shell Top.
Sizes: Small (Medium, Large, Extra Large, 2X Large, 3X Large)
Finished Measurements: 33 (36, 39, 42, 45, 48)"
Yarn: Cotton Bam Boo by Classic Elite (52% cotton, 48% bamboo; 50 gram ball = approx 130 yards)
6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9) balls 3695 Purple Heather
Needles: One pair size US 4 (3.5 mm)
GAUGE: 24 sts and 33 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch and Little Shell Pattern.
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