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SU08-P17 Brioche Rib Top
16¾ (18, 19¼, 20¼, 21½)”
3” 3”

12” 18½”

9¼” 2¾”

9¼” 13¼” 4”

8”

8” 3”

3”

8½ (9¼, 9¾, 10¼, 10¾)” 8½ (9¼ 9¾, 10¼, 10¾)”

FRONT AND BACK
With smaller needles, cast on 59 (63, 67, 71, 75) sts. Beg with a WS row, work 3”/7.5cm in k1, p1 rib pat, beg rib pat with k1, working 1 selvage st at beg and end of each row. Change to larger needles and cont in brioche rib for 8”/20.5cm after rib pat, inc 1 st on last row by working [p1, k1] into center st—60 (64, 68, 72, 76) sts. Shape neck Work 30 (32, 34, 36, 38) sts, join another ball of yarn, work to end. Working both sides at once, work even until neck opening measures 13¼”/33.5 cm, pm for beg of back, and work 2¾”/7 cm for back neck opening. Cont to work across all sts, working k2tog over 2 center sts— 59 (63, 67, 71, 75) sts. Cont until piece measures 18½”/47cm from end of back neck. Change to smaller needles and work 3”/7.5cm in k1, p1 rib pat, beg rib pat with k1, working 1 selvage st at beg and end of each row. Bind off in rib pat.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust 33½ (36, 38½, 40½, 43)“/85 (91.5, 98, 103, 109)cm Length 24¼“/61.5cm

MATERIALS
Gedifra “Leola“ (light worsted-weight yarn); 60% cotton, 34% polyamide, 6% metallic polyester; 136yd/125 m; 1¾oz/50g • Color #02393 grey variegated: 598 (643, 688, 723, 768)yd/547 (588, 630, 662, 703)m • Size 4 and 13 (3.5 and 9mm) needles • Crochet hook size J/10 (6mm)

NOTES
Stitch symbol key Visit Verena Knitting Pattern Shop at www.VerenaKnitting.com to download Abbreviations and Symbols page. Brioche Rib (multiple of 2 sts + 3) Work

according to chart. Numbers on right side of chart indicate RS rows. Numbers on left side of chart indicate WS rows. Beg chart pat with st before first arrow; rep 2 sts between arrows across row; end chart pat with 2 sts after 2nd arrow. Work chart Rows 1-3 once, then rep Rows 2-3 for pat. Please note Selvage sts are worked at beg and end of each row, and should be worked in St st throughout. Selvage sts are indicated in chart. Please Note Top is worked in one piece from front, over shoulders, to back.

FINISHING
Block pieces to measurements. Sew side seams 15”/38 cm from bottom. With crochet hook, work 1 row sc around neck and each armhole opening.

GAUGE
13 sts and 26 rows = 4”/10cm in brioche rib with larger needle.

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