Sunny Days Tank

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Sunny Days Tank

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Brighten up with this sunny tank featuring lace panels. Shown in Patons Grace.

Sizes

XS/S
38-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
36 ins [91.5 cm]
M
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
40 ins [101.5 cm]
L
40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
44 ins [112 cm]
XL
44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
48 ins [122 cm]
2XL/3XL
48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
56 ins [142 cm]
4XL/5XL
56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
64 ins [162.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $41.53

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • XS/S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
  • 2XL/3XL
  • 4XL/5XL
To fit bust measurement
38-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust measurement
36 ins [91.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Grace | Sunkissed, 62622Edit Color
$27.45

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 4/3.5mm
$5.69

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 5/3.75mm
$5.69

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70
The materials for this project cost $41.53

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS/S 38-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
M 36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
L 40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
XL 44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
2XL/3XL 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4XL/5XL 56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust measurement
XS/S 36 ins [91.5 cm]
M 40 ins [101.5 cm]
L 44 ins [112 cm]
XL 48 ins [122 cm]
2XL/3XL 56 ins [142 cm]
4XL/5XL 64 ins [162.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Tank
Grace (50 g/1.75 oz;125 m/136 yds)
SizesXS/SMLXL2XL/3XL4XL/5XL 
Main Color (MC)
Sunkissed (62622)
5667810
Sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 2 stitch holders.

GAUGE

24 sts and 32 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

Lace Panel Pat I (worked over 15 sts). (See chart on page 2).
1st row: K4. K2tog. (K1. yo) twice. K1. ssk. K4.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K3. K2tog. K1. yo. K3. yo. K1. ssk. K3.
5th row: K2. K2tog. K1. yo. K5. yo. K1. ssk. K2.
7th row: K1. K2tog. K1. yo. K7. yo. K1. ssk. K1.
8th row: Purl.
These 8 rows form Lace Panel Pat I.

Lace Panel Pat II (worked over 15 sts).
1st row: K1. K2tog. K1. yo. K2. K2tog. yo. K3. yo. K1. ssk. K1.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K4. K2tog. (K1. yo) twice. K1. ssk. K4.
5th row: K3. K2tog. K1. yo. K3. yo. K1. ssk. K3.
7th row: K2. K2tog. K1. yo. K5. yo. K1. ssk. K2.
9th row: K1. K2tog. K1. yo. K2. K2tog. yo. K3. yo. K1. ssk. K1.
11th row: K3. yo. ssk. K1. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K1. K2tog. yo. K3.
13th row: K4. yo. ssk. K2tog. yo. K1. K2tog. yo. K4.
15th row: K5. yo. ssk. K1. K2tog. yo. K5.
17th row: K6. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K6.
18th row: Purl.
These 18 rows form Lace Panel Pat II.

BACK
**With smaller needles, cast on 108 (124-132-143-169-192) sts.
Knit 5 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.

Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K9 (2-6-4-2-6). Work 1st row of
Lace Panel Pat I 6 (8-8-9-11-12) times. K9 (2-6-4-2-6).
2nd row: P9 (2-6-4-2-6). Work 2nd row of Lace
Panel Pat I 6 (8-8-9-11-12) times. P9 (2-6-4-2-6).
Lace Panel Pat I is now in position.

Cont as established until work from beg measures approx 7 (7-8-8-9-9)" [18 (18-20.5-20.5-23-23) cm], ending on a 6th row of Lace Panel Pat I.
Next row: (RS). K9 (2-6-4-2-6). Work 1st row
of Lace Panel Pat II 6 (8-8-9-11-12) times. K9 (2-6-4-2-6).
2nd row: P9 (2-6-4-2-6). Work 2nd row of Lace
Panel Pat II 6 (8-8-9-11-12) times. P9 (2-6-4-2-6).
Lace Panel Pat II is now in position.

Cont even until 18th row of Lace Panel Pat II is complete.

Cont even in stocking st until work piece from beg measures 14 (14-14-15-15-15)" [35.5 (35.5-35.5-38-38-38) cm], ending on a purl row.

Shape armholes: Cast off 5 (6-6-7-8-9) sts beg of next 2 (2-2-2-4-4) rows. 98 (112-120-129-137-156) sts.**
Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
2nd row: P1. P2togtbl. Purl to last 3 sts. P2tog. P1.
Rep last 2 rows (1-2-8) time(s) more. (121-125-120) sts.
All sizes: 1st row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 3 (6-9-8-8-5) times more. 90 (98-100-103-107-108) sts.

Cont even until armhole measures 6 (6 1/2-6 1/2-7-7-7 1/2)" [15 (16.5-16.5-18-18-19) cm], ending with a purl row.

Shape neck: Next row: K21 (24-24-25-26-26) (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a st holder. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows. 15 (18-18-19-20-20) sts.

Cont even until armhole measures 7 1/2 (8-8-8 1/2-8 1/2-9)" [19 (20.5-20.5-21.5-21.5-23) cm], ending with a purl row.

Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (9-9-9-10-10) sts beg of next row. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 8 (9-9-10-10-10) sts.

With RS facing, slip next 48 (50-52-53-55-56) sts onto st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and knit to end of row. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows. 15 (18-18-19-20-20) sts.

Cont even until armhole measures 7 1/2 (8-8-
8 1/2-8 1/2-9)" [19 (20.5-20.5-21.5-21.5-23) cm], ending with a knit row.

Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (9-9-9-10-10) sts beg of next row. Knit 1 row. Cast off rem 8 (9-9-10-10-10) sts.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.\

Sizes XS/S, M and L only: 1st row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 3 (6-4) times more. 90 (98-110) sts.

Sizes XS/S and M only:
Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). K25 (28). Turn. Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows, then every alt row 4 times more. 15 (18) sts.

Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
2nd row: P1. P2togtbl. Purl to last 3 sts. P2tog. P1.
Rep last 2 rows (1-2-8) time(s) more. (121-125-120) sts.

Sizes XL and 2/3XL only: Next row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows (2-3) times more. (115-117) sts.

Sizes L, XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). K1. K2tog. K(30-31-32-33). Turn. Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Dec 1 st at armhole edge every alt row (4-5-4-5) times more, AT SAME TIME, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows, then every following alt row 4 times more. (18-18-20-20) sts.

All sizes: Cont even until armhole measures 7 1/2 (8-8-8 1/2-8 1/2-9)" [19 (20.5-20.5-21.5-21.5-23) cm], ending with a purl row.

Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (9-9-9-10-10) sts beg of next row. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 8 (9-9-9-10-10) sts.

With RS facing, slip next 40 (42-44-47-47-48) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem 25 (28-32-33-34-35) sts and proceed as follows:

Sizes XS/S and M only: Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows, then every following alt row 4 times more. 15 (18) sts.

Sizes L, XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Dec 1 st at armhole edge every alt row (4-5-4-5) times more, AT SAME TIME, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows, then every following alt row 4 times more. (18-19-20-20) sts.

All sizes: Cont even until armhole measures 7 1/2 (8-8-8 1/2-8 1/2-9)" [19 (20.5-20.5-21.5-21.5-23) cm], ending with a knit row.

Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (9-9-9-10-10) sts beg of next row. Knit 1 row. Cast off rem 8 (9-9-10-10-10) sts.

FINISHING
Sew right shoulder seam.
Neckband: With RS facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 31 (31-31-34-34-34) sts down left front neck edge. K40 (42-44-47-47-48) from Front st holder. Pick up and knit 31 (31-31-34-34-34) sts up right front neck edge and 8 sts down right back neck edge. K48 (50-52-53-55-56) from Back st holder, dec 3 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 8 sts up left back neck edge. 163 (163-171-181-183-185) sts. Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Sew left shoulder and neckband seam.

Armbands: With RS facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 90 (96-96-102-108-108) sts evenly along armhole edge. Knit 2 rows.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
Sew side seams.