The Harlequin Top is a lovely summer top knitting pattern made with cross stitches. The cross stitches create a beautifil structured pattern running all over the top. If you like this stitch, also check out the patterns for the Harlequin Tee and the Harlequin Sweater.
SIZE: XS, S, M, L and XL
MEASUREMENTS: Width: 39, 42,5, 45, 48, 51 cm, length variable.
YOU WILL NEED:
- 5 mm circular needles
- E.g. 2 (XS, S, M) or 3 (L, XL) x 100g we are knitters cotton wool, or a similar cotton yarn (100g = ~212m)
- An auxiliary needle
- Some stitch markers
GAUGE IN STOCKINETTE STITCH:
18 stitches = 10 cm
23 rows = 10 cm
You should master these basic techniques:
Knit stitch – purl stitch – cast-on – cast-off.
The following techniques are explained in the pattern:
Cross stitch to the left – Cross stitch to the right – knit 2 together – left leaning decrease – slip stitch.