It was a really nice jersey - both looks & quality - so I thought I can get one cropped top out of the scraps. My sister said at some point that she intends to wear the skirt with a short large top so I thought she might like it. And it may look good together. ( I still have to check that theory - will update this when she comes to pick it up ).
I used small pleats instead or gatherings and skipped the tie and make a keyhole at the neck line: