Lacy Boxy Top Kit
56% cotton, 22% viscose, 22% linen
Length: 165m x 5Weight: 50g x 5
Fallen in love with our Skein Sisters Lacy Boxy Top? Make your own with one of our kits. Available in every colour, the kit includes 5 balls of Concept by Katia Polynesia as well as the pattern (included free).
This is an elegant and relaxed summer top, which is a whole lot of fun to knit and lovely and cool to wear. It was inspired by the look of a free pattern called the Cancun Boxy Lacy Top by Erin Kate Archer. The oversized silhouette and shaping suits everyone and is just as lovely over a dress as it is with a singlet top underneath and jeans. It is knit in pieces from the bottom up. Designed for Concept by Katia Polynesia, this linen, cotton, viscose 8ply/DK yarn has a gorgeous slubby texture and is so comfortable to wear.
Finished size (after blocking)
This pattern is one size only but we provide tips to help you adjust the size if you want it bigger or smaller.
Bust/hip circumference: 158cm/62"
Neck width: 27cm/10.5"
Length from shoulder to hem: 54.5cm/21.5"
Upper arm circumference:33cm/13"
Sleeve length: 16.5cm/6.5"
Intended to have positive ease; the amount depends on your actual size. Tina (main photo) has a 97cm/38" bust and is wearing it with 61cm/24" positive ease. Linda has a 110cm/43" bust and is wearing it with 48cm/19" ease.
Concept by Katia Polynesia (56% cotton, 22% viscose, 22% linen/ 165m per 50g) 5 balls
The pattern is suitable for any drapey yarn up to 8ply/DK weight as long as you can match the gauge. The Fibre Co Meadow would also be a wonderful choice.
4mm /US 6 circular needle with a length of at least 80cm (or needle size required to obtain gauge of 18 stitches x 28 rows = 10cm)
|Length||165m x 5|
|Weight||50g x 5|
Love this kit!By: Lyle Steffensen on 17 January 2020I have thoroughly enjoyed everything about making this top - the wool is perfect, the price is affordable and the help and service with making it has been superb. Thank you for this - very nice to have such a lovely summer knit option!
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