Swingy Top

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Swingy Top

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Scoop neck tee with lots of summer flair. Perfect for beginners looking to try their first garment!

XS/S
28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
35½" [90 cm]
M/L
36-42" [91.5-106.5 cm]
44" [112 cm]
XL
44-46" [112-117 cm]
48½" [123 cm]
2XL/3XL
48-54" [122-137 cm]
57½" [146 cm]
4XL/5XL
56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
65" [165 cm]
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Step 1:

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Size:

  • XS/S
  • M/L
  • XL
  • 2XL/3XL
  • 4XL/5XL
Bust measurement
28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
35½" [90 cm]

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MEASUREMENTS

Bust measurement
XS/S 28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
M/L 36-42" [91.5-106.5 cm]
XL 44-46" [112-117 cm]
2XL/3XL 48-54" [122-137 cm]
4XL/5XL 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
XS/S 35½" [90 cm]
M/L 44" [112 cm]
XL 48½" [123 cm]
2XL/3XL 57½" [146 cm]
4XL/5XL 65" [165 cm]

MATERIALS

GAUGE

19 sts and 25 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

Patons® Venus™ (1.75 oz/50 g; 133 yds/122 m)
Sizes XS/S M/L XL 2/3XL 4/5XL 
Blush (10424) 5 6 6 7 7 balls
 
Size U.S. 7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 stitch markers.

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.

BACK
**Cast on 84 (104-116-136-154) sts.
Proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 17" [43 cm], ending on a purl row.
Shape Sleeves: Cast on 15 sts beg next 2 rows. Place markers at each end of last row. 114 (134-146-166-184) sts.**
Cont in stocking st until work from beg measures 22 (22-23-23-23)" [56 (56-58.5-58.5-58.5) cm], ending on a purl row.
***Place pat for neck shaping: 1st row:(RS). Knit.
2nd row: P37 (47-52-59-68). K40 (40-42-48-48). P37 (47-52-59-68).
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more, then 1st row once [keeping center 40 (40-42-48-48) sts in garter st].
Shape neck: Next row: (WS). P37 (47-52-59-68). K3. Cast off center 34 (34-36-42-42) sts. K3 (including st on needle after cast off). P37 (47-52-59-68).
Cont in stocking st on 37 (47-52-59-68) sts, at SAME TIME, working garter st across 3 sts at neck edge until work from beg measures 25 (25-26-26-26)" [63.5 (63.5-66-66-66) cm], ending on a WS row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 12 (16-17-20-23) sts beg next and following alt row. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 13 (15-18-19-22) sts.
With RS facing, join yarn to rem sts. K3. P37 (47-52-59-68).
Cont in stocking st on 37 (47-52-59-68) sts, at SAME TIME, working garter st across 3 sts at neck edge until work from beg measures 25 (25-26-26-26)" [63.5 (63.5-66-66-66) cm], ending on a RS row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 12 (16-17-20-23) sts beg next and following alt row. Knit 1 row. Cast off rem 13 (15-18-19-22) sts.***

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 20 (20-21-21-21)" [51 (51-53.5-53.5-53.5) cm], ending on a purl row.
Work from *** to *** as given for Back.

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.
Armbands: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 76 (76-86-86-86) sts evenly between markers.
Beg with a purl row, work 5 rows stocking st. Cast off. Sew side and armband seams.