Ridiculously Easy Short Sleeved Top

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Ridiculously Easy Short Sleeved Top Pattern

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Knitting: Ridiculously Easy Short Sleeved Top
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, knit, purl, bind off
  • Pick up stitches

Pattern Description:

I don't think you need to be an experienced knitter to make a fashionable, fun and RIDICULOUSLY EASY short sleeved sweater top. So I've designed the "Ridiculously Easy Short Sleeved Top" for beginners who want to make something more exciting than a scarf.

The sweater is a quick knit, made all in one piece and seamed on the sides.

If you're looking to really impress everybody, I suggest you also purchase my "Ridiculously Easy Fashion Shrug" and knit both pieces as an ensemble. They will look gorgeous together and you can make it a casual ensemble, or a bit fancier for evenings out, depending on the yarn you choose.

As with all my patterns, if you have any questions as you work up the design, please contact me and I'll be happy to help. I want you to have an enjoyable knitting experience with a successful outcome.

NOTE: THANKS TO MY GOOD FRIEND SUSAN, WHO SERVED AS A MODEL. YOU'RE GORGEOUS, MY FRIEND!

Gauge:

In stockinette stitch, 3 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch using US#13 (UK#00/9mm) needles or size needed to obtain this gauge

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes Small and Medium - instructions for both sizes are included
  • Small: 32-34" bust, finished size 36"
  • Medium: 36-38" bust, finished size 40"

Materials:

  • Worsted weight yarn (about 660 yds/604 m)
  • 16 inch Circular Needles, size US #9/UK #5/5.5mm
  • 1 pair straight needles, US#13/UK#00/9mm OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN CORRECT GAUGE
  • 1 pair straight needles, US#10/UK#4/6mm
  • 1 pair straight needles, US#9/UK#5/5.5mm
  • 1 pair straight needles, US#8/UK#6/5mm
  • Optional: Size G crochet hook for joining seams
  • Stitch marker
  • Tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

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I am certified as a Level 1 Master Hand Knitter by The Knitting Guild Association. My grandmother Lena taught me to knit when I was 4 years old and told me that a lifetime of knitting pleasure was her legacy to me. I love to design and knit and enter my work in competitions. I've won numerous awards and ribbons over the years and ...

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