Obi Easy Top
This is such an easy to make top, with just a few techniques to learn or use such as picking up stitches, yarn over (yo), k2tog, (knitting two stitches together at the same time) and slip 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, pass the slipped stitch over (skpo). It is designed for new knitters wanting to grow their confidence and can be worn over anything from a swimsuit to evening dress or can be layered for an all seasons look.
Made in our gorgeous 100%, worsted spun, alpaca yarn and available in five sizes.
Photographed in Alpaca Mist
Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs, 100% pure alpaca Worsted spun yarn (from Tracy’s Herd of alpacas) 270m/100g.
Skill level: novice +
To make this in our woollen spun yarn, click here (You'll need between 4-9 balls depending on your size)
To make this in our worsted spun yarn, click here (You'll need between 2-4 skeins depending on your size)
To make this in our alpaca/wool blend, click here (You'll need between 4-9 balls depending on your size)
To make this in our alpaca/silk blend, click here (You'll need between 4-9 balls depending on your size)
Womenswear UK Sizes:
X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 73cm/29″ bust (weight 200g)
Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 83cm/33″ bust (weight 300g)
Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 93cm/37″ bust (weight 300g)
Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 102cm/40″ bust (weight 400g)
X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 112cm/44″ bust (weight 400g)
Needle size: A complete set of straight needles ranging from 4mm to 7.5mm for sizes XS and S, additionally 8mm for M, L and XL sizes – this includes half sizes. Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct tension. (not supplied)
Tension: 20 sts and 40 rows to 10 cm wide using 4mm needles over garter st.Please note, if using a different yarn, correct tension must be obtained to make sure this garment fits properly.
Product Code : Obi