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Designed by Jill Wright.
A classic, gently shaped shell with a twist...literally. This two color top has a central cable running up both the back and the front. The interesting twist is that the cable is worked intarsia style so the colors cross over one another. The contrast color stays on the opposite side to form the trim along the V neckline.
Show in size 36"/M, (91.5 cm).
Bust: 35 (39, 421/2, 47, 51, 55)"/89 (99, 108, 119.5, 129.5, 139.5) cm
Length: 193/4 (201/4, 203/4, 211/4, 213/4, 221/4)"/50 (51.5, 52.5, 54, 55, 56.6) cm
Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.
Yarn: Bijou Spun "Himalayan Trail "(75% yak/25% superfine merino wool; 200 yds per 2 oz/56.7 g)
Cream - 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins
Medium brown - 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins
Note: This yarn can be stretchy; if you are making one of the larger sizes, it is better to knit slightly tighter than the given gauge.
Size US 6 (4 mm) and US 4 (3.50mm) straight needles; or size needed to obtain gauge
Now available at BijouBasinRanch.com: The Hitch Top Kit contains enough yarn to knit this two-colored cabled shell. Retailing for up to $156.00, youll save 20% when you purchase the yarn and pattern together in this convenient kit! You will be able to choose one of two size ranges: Small thru 1XL (4 skeins) and 2XL thru 3XL (6 skeins).
Follow this link to purchase kit: http://www.bijoubasinranch.com/hitch-top-kit/
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
800 yards of Sport weight