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caron® cotton angel cakes™ top down tee with lace yoke

This easy, breezy top-down yoke top features a beautiful lace yoke pattern around the neck. Equal parts trendy and easy going, this top will be a staple of your spring and summer wardrobe.
Step 1

SIZES: Sizes represented as XS/S M ​L XL2/3XL 4/5XL

  • Extra-Small/Small - 28-34" [71-86.5 cm] 
  • Medium - 36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm] 
  • Large - 40-42" [101.5-106.5 cm] 
  • Extra-Large - 44-46" [112-117 cm] 
  • 2/3 X-Large - 48-54" [122-137 cm] 
  • 4/5 X-Large - 56-62" [142-157.5 cm] 

Finished Bust Measurement

  • Extra-Small/Small - 38½" [98cm]
  • Medium - 41½" [105.5 cm] 
  • Large - 45½" [115.5 cm] 
  • Extra-Large – 49½" [125.5 cm] 
  • 2/3 X-Large - 57" [145 cm] 
  • 4/5 X-Large - 65" [165 cm]

GAUGE: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st on larger needles. Take time to check your gauge.

SPECIAL STITCH(ES) EXPLANATION(S):

  • M1 (Make 1): Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.
  • Ssk (Slip, Slip, Knit): Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.
  • W&T (Wrap & Turn ): Bring yarn to front of work. Slip next stitch purlwise. Bring yarn to back of work. Slip stitch back onto left-hand needle. Turn. 

NOTES:

  • Number of skeins required: 2 (2-3-3-4-4) balls
  • The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:
Note: Body is worked in the round in one piece from neck edge down.
Beg at neck edge with smaller circular needle cast on 96 (104-112-120-128-128) sts. Join in rnd. PM on first st.
Rnds 1 to 8: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Change to larger circular needle.
Note: When you encounter wrapped sts, pick up wrap, placing it onto left-hand needle and work next st tog with picked-up wrap for each wrapped st. 
Row 1: K6 (6-6-6-7-7). W&T.
Row 2: P12 (12-12-12-14-14). W&T.
Row 3: K18 (18-18-18-21-21). W&T.
Row 4: P24 (24-24-24-28-28). W&T.
Row 5: K30 (30-30-30-35-35). W&T.
Row 6: P36 (36-36-36-42-42). W&T.
Row 7: K42 (42-42-42-49-49). W&T.
Row 8: P48 (48-48-48-56-56). W&T.
Row 9: K54 (54-54-54-63-63). W&T.
Row 10: K60 (60-60-60-70-70). W&T.
Row 11: P66 (66-66-66-77-77) W&T.
Row 12: K72 (72-72-72-84-84). W&T.
Next Rnd: Knit around all sts.
Next Rnd: *K2. M1. Rep from * around. 144 (156-168-180-192-192) sts.
Knit 4 rnds even.
Proceed in Yoke Pat as follows (see Chart – 12 st rep):
Rnd 1: *K2. K2tog. (K1. yo) twice. K1. ssk. K3. Rep from * around.
Rnd 2 and Alt Rnds: Knit (unless noted otherwise).
Rnd 3: *K1. K2tog. K1. yo. K3. yo. K1. ssk. K2. Rep from * around.
Rnd 4: *K3. M1. K5. M1. K4. Rep from * around. 168 (182-196-210-224-224) sts.
Rnd 5: *K1. K2tog. K1. yo. K5. yo. K1. ssk. K2. Rep from * around.
Rnd 7: *K2tog. K1. yo. K7. yo. K1. ssk. K1. Rep from * around.
Rnd 9: *K3. K2tog. (K1. yo) twice. K1. ssk. K4. Rep from * around.
Rnd 11: *K2. K2tog. K1. yo. K3. yo. K1. ssk. K3. Rep from * around.
Rnd 12: *K3. M1. K7. M1. K4. Rep from * around. 192 (208-224-240-256-256 sts.
Rnd 13: *K1. K2tog. K2. yo. K5. yo. K2. ssk. K2. Rep from * around.
Rnd 15: *K1. K2tog. K1. yo. K7. yo. K1. ssk. K2. Rep from * around.
Rnd 17: *K4. K2tog. (K1. yo) twice. K1. ssk. K5. Rep from * around.
Rnd 19: *K3. K2tog. K1. yo. K3. yo. K1. ssk. K4. Rep from * around.
Rnd 20: *K3. M1. K9. M1. K4. Rep from * around. 216 (234-252-270-288-288) sts.
Rnd 21: *K3. K2tog. K1. yo. K5. yo. K1. ssk. K4. Rep from * around.
Rnd 23: *K2. K2tog. K1. yo. K7. yo. K1. ssk. K3. Rep from * around.
Rnd 24: *K2. M1. K13. M1. K3. Rep from * around. 240 (260-280-300-320-320) sts.
Rnd 25: *K6. K2tog. (K1. yo) twice. K1. ssk. K7. Rep from * around.
Rnd 27: *K5. K2tog. K1. yo. K3. yo. K1. ssk. K6. Rep from * around.
Rnd 28: *K2. M1. K15. M1. K3. Rep from * around. 264 (286-308-330-352-352) sts.
Rnd 29: *K5. K2tog. K1. yo. K5. yo. K1. ssk. K6. Rep from * around.
Rnd 31: *K4. K2tog.K1. yo. K2. K2tog. yo. K3. yo. K1. ssk. K5. Rep from * around.
Rnd 32: *K3. M1. K15. M1. K4. Rep from * around. 288 (312-336-360-384-384) sts.
Rnd 33: *K7. yo. ssk. K1. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K1. K2tog. yo. K8. Rep from * around.
Rnd 35: *K8. yo. ssk. K3. K2tog. yo. K9. Rep from * around.
Rnd 37: *K9. yo. ssk. K1. K2tog. yo. K10. Rep from * around.
Rnd 38: *K4. M1. K15. M1. K5. Rep from * around. 312 (338-364-390-416-416) sts.
Rnd 39: *K11. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K12. Rep from * around.
Sizes 2/3XL and 4

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:
Alt = Alternate(ing)
Beg = Beginning
Dec = Decreas(e)(es)(ing)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit Next 2 Stitches Together
M1 = Make 1
Pat = Pattern
P = Purl
Pat = Pattern
PM = Place Marker
Psso = Pass Slipped Stitch Over
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sl1 = Slip Next Stitch Knitwise
Ssk = Slip, Slip, Knit
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
W&T = Wrap & Turn
Yo = Yarn Over

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