Cherry Blossom Top

A deep V-neck accentuates the bias stripes on this shell with empire seams and a delicate cap sleeve. At once soft and structured, this crochet top falls to a handkerchief hem at the peaks of the bias.

 

Designer: Beth Nielsen

Finished Size: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40)” bust circumference. Garment shown measures 32″, modeled with 2″ negative ease.

Yarn: Patons Silk Bamboo (70% viscose from bamboo, 30% silk; 102 yd [93 m]/2 oz [65 g]): #85510 apricot (MC), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins; #244085 almond (CC), 2 (3, 3, 3, 4) skeins.

Hook Size: H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle.

Gauge: 16 sts and 8 rows = 4″.

 

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