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Summer top speed knit

Pattern ID: Lister 5049
Wool brand: Libra Brushed Chunky, Richmond Chunky, Thermo-Knit Chunky
Yarn quantity: 2 100g balls of Libra; 5-8 50g balls of other qualities
Sizes: to fit 30-38 inch chest

Wool weight: Chunky
Needle size: 6½mm, and 5½mm
Tension (10x10cm): 12½sts x 16 rows over pattern

Price: SOLD

Description: Eighties cotton summer sun-top knitted from side to side in a chunky yarn, which makes it quick to knit. Original is an acrylic fluffy yarn but you can get cotton chunky yarn for example at Black Sheep Wools (always good for a bargain). However take care with the wool quantities if substituting - these acrylic yarns can have double the yardage (or more) compared with a pure cotton ball of the same weight.