Summer KAL

After my last post about a summer KAL we had a vote on my Ravelry group and my new pattern has won by a mile!  I’m going to call the new pattern Gilligan and I should have the pdf finished and ready within a day or two.

If you want to join the KAL come sign up here.  Everyone who signs up will get a 50% coupon for the pattern sent to them.

If you want to get yourself organised the pattern details are:

SIZES
To fit bust up to size: 31 (35, 38, 42, 44, 47, 51, 53, 56)”/
78.5 (89, 96.5, 106.5, 112, 119.5, 129.5, 134.5, 142) cm
0-1”/0-2.5 cm of negative ease recommended.

Finished bust measurement: 30.25 (34.5, 36.75, 41, 43.25, 45.5, 49.75, 52, 54.25)”/77 (87.5, 93.5, 104, 110, 115.5, 126.5, 132, 138) cm
Size 34.5”/87.5cm modeled with no ease.

Finished length: 21.75 (22.75, 23.5, 24, 24.25, 24.5, 24.75, 25, 25.25)”/ 55 (58, 59.5, 61, 61.5, 62, 63, 63.5, 64) cm

MATERIALS
Yarn
Rowan ‘Milk Cotton dk’ (70% Cotton, 30% Milk protein; 124yds/113m per 50g skein); Color: Water Bomb (098); 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11) skeins
Needles & Notions
Size 5 US/3.75 mm circular needle, 32”/80cm length
Size 5 US/3.75 mm straight needles
3.75mm/F-5 Crochet hook
Stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle, 5 shanked buttons approx ½”/12mm diam.
Gauge
22 sts and 30 rows = 4”/10cm in St st or Ribbing Pattern (relaxed)
Techniques used:
Crochet edging
Short Rows
3-needle Bind-off
Increases in lace

I’ve given details or links for all these techniques within the pattern and even if you haven’t tried some of them before there is lots of support to get you through your first go!

As with all KAL I’ll check in daily if possible and am happy to help out with problems that crop up.  We should have a good size group of knitters working along as well so you call all help each other along to get your top finished!

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