#33 Twist Front Top by Mari Lynn Patrick

#33 Twist Front Top

March 2008
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in k4, p2 rib using size 6 (4mm) needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
868 - 1240 yards (794 - 1134 m)
Bust 32 (34, 36, 38)"/81 (86, 91.5, 96.5)cm
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Pattern description from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 2008: “A provocative cropped raglan pullover by Mari Lynn Patrick, shimmery in ‘Tian” by Ironstone Yarns/Fiesta Yarns, is sure to cause whiplash poolside. The ribbed band that borders the multidirectional piece is worked side to side; stitches are picked up and twisted for the focal front knot, then reattached.“

“Very close-fitting cropped pullover in allover ribbed pattern with center front constructed cable twist. Sized for X-Small, Small, Medium, Large and shown in size X-Small on page 91.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • X-Small (Small, Medium, Large)
  • Bust 32 (34, 36, 38)“/81 (86, 91.5, 96.5)cm
  • Length (at center back) 17 (18, 19½, 20¼)“/43 (44.5, 49.5, 51.5)cm
  • Upper arm 15 (15¾, 16½, 17½)/38 (40, 42, 44.5)cm


  • 7 (8, 9, 10) 1¾oz/50g cones (each approx 124yd/113m) of Ironstone Yarns/Fiesta Yarns Tian (tactel) in #909 blue
  • One pair size 6 (4mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch holders

Additional Gauge: 21 sts = 2.25”/5.75cm, 30 rows = 4”/10cm in k1, p1 rib

Note: Top is constructed beg at the lower back horizontal band which is worked from side seam to side seam. The stitches for the back are picked up along one long edge of rib band and worked to the top edge. The fronts are worked separately by first working the lower band stitches, then picking up stitches along the side seams and work to the center edge.