Crisscross Meshy Top
Here’s a trendy top—with a twist! Knitted in fingering-weight yarn with oversize needles, it’s the perfect weight for year-round wear.
Design by Melissa Leapman
Woman’s small (medium, large,
X-large, 2X-large) Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.
Chest: 66 (68, 70, 72, 74) inches Length: 24 inches
• Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine (fingering weight; 50% wool/ 30% nylon/20% alpaca; 433 yds/100g per hank): 2 (3,3,3, 3) hanks moonshadow #1209 • Size 7 (4.5mm) 32-inch circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge • Removable stitch markers
18 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches/
10cm in St st (unblocked). 12 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches/
10cm in St st (blocked). To save time, take time to
Sweater is made in 4 pieces; the front
and back are knitted sideways. Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches; do not join.
Measurements shown in the schematic are after pieces are blocked. Length measurements given in the pattern text are shorter because fabric will be stretched during blocking.