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The Gothenburg Top by Itch to Stitch - An Easy-to-Sew Knit Pullover Top

When I saw the line drawings for the new Gothenburg Top from Itch to Stitch , I immediately liked the stand up funnel neck that gave off a retro 60s vibe. Then I discovered it also had multiple cup sizes - boom!  I applied to test the pattern. The pattern is described as "the epitome of casual chic. With simple lines, the wonderfully easy and elegant Gothenburg lets the fabric do all the talking. The Gothenburg is designed for structured knit fabric, and as a result, the funnel neck stands up to create an interesting feature. "  The PDF pattern is available in sizes 00 to 40 with cup size options up to DD. Since the top is designed for a structured knit, I pulled out a beautiful red Ponte knit that I had received last year in one of my Fabric Mart Fabrics mystery bundles. The weight is similar to a heavier Ponte and I suspect it is a wool blend. I sewed a size 6 DD, grading to an 8 at the hip.  I did have to make some adjustments to fit me. I narrowed the shoulder seam by