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I am a fashion designer who designs hand knits. I love hand knits because we create both the fabric and the shape. My designs reflect my intense interest in fashion, with a keen eye to design and ...

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Western Addition

from Jill Wolcott Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Western Addition
Western Addition
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Western Addition
Western Addition
Western Addition

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting flat
  • knitting twisted stitches

Pattern Description:

The graceful curves of this sleeveless top come from its simple, yet innovative construction. Knit in two identical pieces from the bottom edge to the neck, right twist ribbings jazz up the bottom, neck, and armholes. You'll seam the sides and overlap the pieces at the neck to create subtle draping at the neck and geometric interest at the shoulders for a top you'll want to wear everywhere.


5.375 sts/in and 6.75 rows/in = 21.5 sts/4" and 27 rows/4" in St st on size 5(3.75mm) ndls
6.625 sts/in and 7.5 rows/in = 26.5 sts/4" and 30 rows/4" in Right Twist Rib on size 3(3.25mm) ndls

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS (S) (M) (L) (XL)
  • Finished chest 33 (36.25) (39.75) (42.75) (49)"
  • Finished back length 20 (21) (22) (23) (24)"


  • Cotton Candy from Be Sweet Yarns, 100% cotton, 50g/130 yds (119m)
  • 4 (4) (5) (6) (8) skeins
  • Size 3(3.25mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge
  • Size 5(5.75mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
  • 2 snaps for lingerie straps