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Fall/Winter 2014-2015 - The Anarchist's Collection #1 - Non Stop Top

It's that heart-breaking time of year again, when you have to sift through drawers and drawers of clothes that no longer fit. But, as always, every cloud has a silver lining: it's also time to knit and crochet compulsively to build up an entirely new "collection"! Yay!

So, kicking off the collection, here's one of my favourite top patterns ever - Non Stop Top, found here on Ravelry. Why is it one of my favourite patterns? Well, it's knitted in one piece, without breaking yarn, for one. It's seamless, which is also great. But, most importantly, it's this sort of magical design that grows and stretches immensely, which means that a sweater will last - and FIT - at least two years, which is a great deal when you're knitting for tiny humans. It will probably look like the weirdest thing that you'll ever knit, but I assure you that it is awesome!

Fall/Winter 2014-2015 - The Anarchist's Collection #1 - Non Stop Top

Yarn I used: Drops Fabel (in "tex-mex" - orange - and "guacamole" - green), 75 gr and 50 gr, respectively.

Needles: 3.25/US 3.

Mods: I made the green one a tad bit smaller, since it is meant for a two-month old. The orange top is to be worn by Little A,, who has recently turned 2 and it fits like a charm, with plenty of room to grow!

É novamente aquela triste altura do ano em que temos de abrir gavetas e gavetas cheias de roupa que já não servem. Mas, às vezes, há males que vêm por bem: é também altura de tricotar e crochetar de forma compulsiva para construir uma "colecção" totalmente nova! YAY!

Portanto, para abrir as hostes, aqui fica um dos meus modelos favoritos de sempre - Non Stop Top, disponível aqui no Ravelry. A razão pela qual é um dos meus modelos favoritos? Bem, é tricotado numa peça só, sem cortar fio, por um lado. Sem costuras, por outro. Mas, ainda mais importante, é um design quase mágico que cresce e estica imensamente, o que significa que a camisola irá durar - e SERVIR - no mínimo durante 2 anos, o que é muito quando se tricota para humanos pequeninos. Provavelmente, será a coisa mais estranha que alguma vez tricotaram, mas garanto que é espectacular!

Fio que usei: Drops Fabel (em "tex-mex" - laranja - e "guacamole" - verde), 75 gr and 50 gr, respectivamente, comprado na Bolas de Tons.

Agulhas: 3.25mm

Mudificações: Fiz o verde um pouco mais pequeno, porque é para um pequenito com 2 meses. O laranja é para a LIttle A, que fez 2 anos há pouco, e serve como uma luva e ainda tem espaço para quando crescer!


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