Inspired by glamorous knits of 1950s, this classic top has a deep V-neck at both front and back. Colourful stripes add a summery feel.

The garment is knitted flat with side seams, but could be made in one piece using a circular needle.


The top is knitted using Debbie Bliss Rialto 4ply wool.

Sizes and Yarn quantities

The pattern gives instructions to fit sizes 32-48ins/81-122cm bust.

8 – 12 x 50g balls of yarn in 4 colours, depending on size.

Tension: 27sts and 39 rows to 10cm over pattern using 3.25mm needles.

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Photos: The Knitter/ Jennie Atkinson