Vesperis £4.75


This stunning slinky top will flatter your best moves spinning round the dance floor at the Yule Ball.  

Vesperis is knit in the round from the bottom up with pretty lace- patterned side seams, then split for the armholes and worked flat.

Gathered tie shoulders and a graceful neckline give this top a touch of magic, whilst the potion bottle lace will have you casting love spells on whomever you meet. 

Vesperis is a pattern from Beautiful Knits for Beautiful Sticks book



To fit bust size:

81 (86, 91, 97, 102, 107, 112, 117, 122, 127, 132, 137) cm

32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54) in

Designed to be worn with 10 cm (4 in) positive ease around the bust


Light fingering weight yarn shown in:

La Bien Aimée Merino Singles Light: 100% merino, 600 m (655 yds) in 100g, colour way Direwolf graffiti

480 (540, 590, 610, 650, 700, 730, 770, 810, 900, 930) m

530 (590, 640, 670, 710, 760, 800, 840, 880, 940, 980, 1020) yds

Needles & Notions:

5 mm (US 8) needles for large diameter circular knitting (body)

4 mm (US 6) needles for large diameter circular knitting (body) and i-cord

Spare set of 5 mm (US 8) needles for Three needle bind-off and working shoulder channels

2 stitch markers

Waste yarn or stitch holders

Tapestry needle


18 sts x 23 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm (4 in x 4 in) measured over St st

Skills required:

Knit and purl stitches

Increases and decreases

Knitting in the round

Lace from chart or written instructions

Pattern information:

Originally published September 2016.

Current version: Vesperis_v1.0.pdf

PDF file size: 1.5MB

Blog post with more information can be found here

Technical Editor: Gwen Wagner-Adair

Model: Suzi T

Photography: Joelle Trousdale


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