The Gathering Top
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Perfect for wearing with your favourite pair of jeans, the Gathering Top is knit from the top down using a unique, yet simple construction consisting of just two increase rows on the front and back pieces. These shaping rows form small gathers that add a lovely subtle detail to the top. The unique shaping means that the top fits with zero ease at the shoulders, and then gradually widens from the upper down to the mid bust, giving the top an A-line shape which is comfortable and very flattering to wear. The top is finished with a sweet-split hem.
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The Gathering Top was designed to be worn with zero ease around the shoulders: 0.25” ease for the armhole and 8-10” ease around the bust. For the best fit, choose a size that corresponds to your cross back (shoulder to shoulder) and armhole measurement (see schematic on pg 5.)
38 (42, 47, 52, 55, 59, 66, 70)”; 96.5 (86, 106.5, 119, 132, 140, 150, 167.5, 178) cm circumference at bust.
14.5 (15, 16, 17, 18, 18, 18, 18.5, 18.5)”; 37 (38, 40.5, 43, 46, 46, 46, 47, 47) cm Cross Back
Sample size is 42”(86 cm) with 8”(20 cm) positive ease around bust and 15”(38 cm) cross back with zero ease.
Skein Top Draw Sock
85% Superwash Merino, 15% Nylon
437 yards / 400 metres in 95g
3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4) skeins
Sample colourway – Blush Crush
3.5mm or US 4
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