The Goldsmobile Top was inspired by a flexible approach to dressing, as it works equally well over a sleek turtleneck or a well-loved plaid flannel shirt. There is no shaping in the body and the armholes are sized to accommodate layering.
The body is knit flat from the bottom up, beginning with a split hem. Stitches are picked up from the body for the turtleneck and armhole edgings, each of which is worked in the round. A tubular cast-on and cast-off are used for the hem and turtleneck to ensure that both have sufficient stretch.
US 9 (5.5 mm): 24” [60 cm] circular needle OR straight needles (for tubular CO)
US 10.5 (6.5 mm): 16” [40 cm] and 24” [60 cm] circular needles
US 11 (8 mm): 16” [40 cm] and 24” [60 cm] circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauges
13 sts / 15 rows = 4" [10 cm] in 2x2 Rib patt on largest needle, after blocking
22 sts / 38 rows = 6½" [16.5 cm] wide in Cable Panel on largest needle, after blocking