Polly is a glamorous fitted top with a generous draped and beaded collar.

Knitted in stocking stitch, the top has a shaped body, 3/4 length sleeves, and a collar which is knitted in the round on circular needles, then finished with a row of simple, beaded crochet.

Yarn: The top is knitted using Rowan Kidsilk Haze (70% kid mohair, 30% silk, 210m/229yds per 25g ball)

Sizes & yarn quantities: The pattern gives instructions for sizes 32-42in/81-107cm bust and uses 5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7 balls of yarn

Tension: 22sts and 34 rows to 4ins (10cms) in stocking stitch using 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Needles etc: pair of 3.75mm (US 5), 6mm (US 10) knitting needles; 3mm (US 3), 4mm (US 6) circular needles; 3mm (US 00) crochet hook; approx 360 x 3mm glass seed beads

For more information and to purchase the pattern as a PDF download follow this link to the Ravelry page (membership of Ravelry not required)

£6.00 (inc. VAT)



all photos: Nick Sargeant (unless otherwise stated)