Keep your cool this summer in this classic short-sleeved top by Pat Menchini. Pat has used King Cole bamboo Cotton DK, a cool and breathable blend of cotton and viscose, to create a garment that’s comfortable to wear. “It’s softer than a pure cotton yarn, with a pleasing drape,” says Kirstie McLeod.
Because of the traditional shape, with a round neck and a little ribbing at the hem, cuffs and neckline, this is perfect for holidays and casual days out. Pat has designed a beret to match the top, and you’ll find it handy on blowy, breezy days. If you’re going off on a boat, whether it’s a rowing boat or a massive cruise liner, you can keep your hair neat on deck!
This pattern is designed to fit six sizes, from S (to fit bust 81-86cm) to XXXL (to fit bust 132-137cm). You'll find our knitting abbreviations here.
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