Asymmetrical Ribs

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Asymmetrical Ribs

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Flattering ribbed tank with an asymmetrical neckline. Shown in Patons Grace.

Sizes

XS
32 ins [81.5 cm]
S
34 ins [86.5 cm]
M
36 ins [91.5cm]
L
38 ins[96.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $5.69

Step 1:

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Size:

  • XS
  • S
  • M
  • L
To fit bust measurement
32 ins [81.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

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Contrast A

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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 5/3.75mm
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The materials for this project cost $5.69

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

K = knit

P = purl

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS 32 ins [81.5 cm]
S 34 ins [86.5 cm]
M 36 ins [91.5cm]
L 38 ins[96.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Tank
Grace
SizesXSSML 
Main Color (MC)
()
5566
Contrast A
()
1111
Size 3 3/4 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

27 sts and 32 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in rib pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes, the instructions will be written thus ( ).

BACK
**With MC, cast on 98 (104-110-119) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P1. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K1. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows [K2. P1] ribbing until work from beg measures 12½ (13-13½-14) ins [32 (33- 34.5-35.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 7 sts beg next 2 rows. Cast off 2 sts beg next 14 rows. 56 (62-68-77) sts.**
Next row: (RS). Cast off 2 sts. Pat to end of row.
Next row: Work even.
Rep last 2 rows until 2 sts rem. Cast off.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Next row: (RS). Work even.
Next row: Cast off 2 sts. Pat to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows until 2 sts rem. Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry. Sew side seams. Sew shoulder points tog.
Neckband: With A, cast on 11 sts.
1st row: (RS). K1 (selvage edge). (K2. P1) 3 times. K1.
2nd row: P1. (K1. P2) 3 times. P1.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 28½ (30-31½-33) ins [72.5 (76-80-84) cm]. Cast off.
Left Armband:With A, cast on 11 sts.
1st row: (RS). K1 (selvage edge). (K2. P1) 3 times. K1.
2nd row: P1. (K1. P2) 3 times. P1.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more, then work 1st row once more.
***Short row shaping: 1st row: (WS). Pat across 3 sts. Turn. Leave rem sts on spare needle.
2nd row: Sl1. Pat to end of row.
Note: To avoid a hole when knitting a slipped st, pick up the st below the slipped st and slip it onto left hand needle. Work this st tog with slipped st above.
3rd row: Pat across 6 sts. Turn, leaving rem sts on needle.
4th row: Sl1. Pat to end of row.
5th and 6th rows: Pat across row.
Rep last 6 rows 4 times more.***
Cont even in ribbing until work from beg measures 17 (17-18-18) ins [43 (43-45.5-45.5) cm] (measured along outer edge), ending with WS facing for next row.
Work from *** to *** as before.
Work 8 rows in ribbing. Cast off in ribbing. Sew selvage edge of Neckband to top edge of Front and Back, stretching Front and Back slightly to fit. Sew side seam of Neckband. Sew selvage edge of Armband to Front and Back, matching armband seam to side seam of garment Asymmetrical Ribs and stretching armhole shaping slightly to fit.