Knit Sectional Coloring Top
300 (350) 350g of blue-yellow-mint yarn (82% viscose, 18% polyester; 100m/50g);
Knitting needles 5;
Crochet hook 5.
Size: S (M) L.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls.
Relief pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 9 + 8 + 2 selvage sts. Work due to the scheme, on which both RS and WS rows are stated. Start with 1 selvage st and sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat and 1 selvage st. Repeat 1st-12th rows.
Patterns order: 4 rows of stockinette stitch, 84 (90) 96 rows of reliefpattern, 4 rows of stockinette stitch = 92 (98) 104 rows.
Shells pattern: * 1 single crochet, skip 1 st of the previous row or bound off edge, 5 double crochets in 1 base st, skip 1 st of the previous row or bound off edge*; repeat from * to *, finish with 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet.
Stitches control: 21 sts x 26 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 91 (100) 109 sts and make 1 WS row of purls. Continue work due to the patterns order. In 35 cm = 92 rows (37,5 cm = 98 rows) 40 cm = 104 rows from the set-up row, bind off all sts.
Make in the same way, as back.
Make 2. Make 41 (49) 57 chain sts + 1 chain st increase and make 1 row of single crochets.
Make side seams. Sew straps to front and back at 10 (12) 14 cm distance from side seam. Fasten inner edges of straps, arm-holes in the same way. Fasten the lower edge of top with 1 circle row of single crochets and 1 circle row of shells pattern.