Knit Top with Slipped Stitches
400g of white/grey-silver/grey-green/light-green (# 109) Lana Grossa Primavera yarn (100% cotton; 170m/100g);
Knitting needles 10;
Crochet hook 4.
Edge with knots: slip 1st st of every row as knit st. Make the last st of every row as knit st. Make all edges of all details with knots.
Pearl pattern: *1 knit st, 1 purl*, replace sts in every row.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls.
Slipped st: make 1st from the set-up row with stockinette stitch. Then, slip all sts from needle when bind off sts. Make 1 knit st from the last thread and bind off sts.
Stitches control: 11 sts x 18,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 61 sts with knitting needles 10 and divide sts in the following way: 1 selvage st, * 5 sts of pearl pattern, 1 st of stockinette stitch*; repeat from * to * x 8 times, make 5 sts of pearl pattern, 1 selvage st. In 30 cm = 56 rows from the set-up row, mark beginning of arm-holes from both sides and continue knit straight. In 22 cm = 42 rows from the beginning of arm-holes, bind off all sts, slip sts, as it’s previously described. Mark the central 25 sts for neck-hole. 18 sts from both sides refer to shoulders.
Make in the same way, as back.
Make all seams, side seams – to marks and shoulder seams to 15 cm of marks. Fasten the edges of arm-holes with 50 single crochets, starting from the side seam. Then, make 6 circle rows of single crochets for plackets. Finish plackets. Sew placket to the set-up row of front and back. For this, make 46 single crochets for each detail for the left side seam = 92 single crochets.