Moth Wing Top

Moth Wing Top

Moon Eldridge

Finished Size 37½ (41, 45, 48½, 52½)" bust circumference (including gussets) and 33½ (37, 41, 44½, 48½)" hem circumference. Top shown measures 37½" at the bust, modeled with 3½" of positive ease.

Yarn Tahki Yarns Aruba (80% cotton, 20% linen; 98 yd [90 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #002 natural, 8 (9, 10, 11, 13) skeins. Yarn distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 24" circular (cir) and spare cir needle 24" or longer. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); tapestry needle; stitch holders.

Gauge 17 sts and 25 rows = 4" in St st.

Gussets bridge the front and back of this wide dolman top, creating side fabric that hides your undergarments within the large sleeve openings. The moth-inspired shape is echoed in the lace patterning, which was inspired by the thorax of the insect. 

Moon Eldridge Moth Wing Top knit.purl Spring/Summer 2015

Moon Eldridge Moth Wing Top knit.purl Spring/Summer 2015

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