- Knitting pattern - written instructions, charts, and schematic
- US imperial measurements
- Finished Bust Measurements 31½-55" (7 sizes)
- Suitable for intermediate knitters
Time for spring - and a comfortable tee with a bit of lace.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust - 31½ (36, 39½, 44, 47½, 52, 55)". Intended to be worn with 0-4" ease. Size shown is 36", with 0" of ease. Length - 22½ (23, 23½, 24, 24½, 25, 25½)".
YARN: 770 (815, 935, 985, 1110, 1194, 1312) yards DK weight cotton or cotton blend.
Shown in Berroco Pure Pima (100% cotton) - Mauve Wood #2256.
NEEDLES: U.S. size 5 (3.75mm) and 6 (4.0mm) 32" (80cm) or 40" (102cm) circular needles. U.S. size 6 (4.0mm) 16" (40cm) circular needles for sleeve and neckline edges. Note: Loose knitters may prefer to go down a size. Adjust needle size as needed to obtain correct gauge.
OTHER: Stitch markers, stitch holders, waste yarn or extra needle for holding stitches for back.
GAUGE: 22 sts/32 rows = 4" in stockinette, knit in round using larger needles, blocked.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate. Techniques include reading charts, basic lace stitches, long-tail cast on, m1 increases, and picking up stitches.
CONSTRUCTION: Knit from the top down, the upper back is worked first, with stitches for the fronts picked up from the cast on edge. Increases form the V-neck, and fronts and back are joined to knit in the round. Decreases shape the sleeve caps, and the body is worked to the lace and ribbing hem. Stitches are picked up for the neck and sleeve edges and finished with the same ribbing.
PATTERN: 5 page pdf includes written instructions, chart, and schematic.