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Equinox Top
designed by Kristin Omdahl
Technique used: Knit

MATERIALS NaturallyCaron.com Spa (75% Microdenier Acrylic/25% Bamboo); #0004 Green Sheen, 6 (6, 9, 9, 12) oz/170 (170, 255, 255, 340) gr One circular needle size US 6 (4 mm) 24” long or size to obtain gauge One circular needle size US 5 ( 3.75 mm) 16” long Stitch markers Stitch holders Yarn Needle

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SIZES Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large) FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Bust 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)" Length 19 (21, 22, 24, 26)” GAUGE In 2x2 ribbing using size US 6 (4 mm) needles (after blocking), 16 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10 cm. IMPORTANT: Be sure to block your work before checking gauge. STITCHES USED Reverse Stockinette stitch (Rev St st)

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. 16. Next round: *K6. Next round: *K4. Bind off all sts. Repeat last 4 rows until Sleeve measures 3” from underarm cast-on edge.com :: Equinox Top 8/4/10 11:19 AM Rep last 4 rounds for 3”. rep from * around—88 (99. knit into next st one row below (increase made). Next round: *K1. 90. 108) sts.naturallycaron.com/projects/equinox/equinox_1. p5. k2. 15. p3tog. SLEEVES With larger circular needle. p1. FINSHING Sew underarm Sleeve seam to underarm body seam. yo. p1. p3tog. 99. 132) sts.html Page 3 of 3 . 121. p1. cast on 9 (11. knit into next st one row below (increase made). 110. k1. yo. yo. ©2010 Caron International http://www. Next 3 rounds: *K4. rep from * around. Next 3 rounds: *K6. Block to finished measurements. p3tog. knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts across sts from sleeve st holder. yo. cast on 9 (11. Rep for second Sleeve. yo. 18) sts--72 (81. 14. p5. Using yarn needle. rep from * around. p1. join. rep from * around. 13. rep from * around. Bind off all sts. weave in loose ends. p1. yo.NaturallyCaron. p1. 18) sts. Place st marker.

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