Tank Top

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Tank Top

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With subtle waist shaping and easy construction (sew the identical front and back pieces together), you'll look like a superstar knockout! Shown in Patons Metallic.

Size

XS/S
28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
34" [86.5 cm]
M
36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm]
38" [96.5 cm]
L
40-42" [101.5-106.5 cm]
42" [ 106.5 cm ]
XL
44-46" [112-117 cm]
47" [119.5 cm]
2/3XL
48-54" [122-137 cm]
55" [139.5 cm]
4/5XL
56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
63" [160 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $25.67

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

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

Step 2:

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

Change Color Here

Metallic | Metallic Orange, 95628Edit Color
$20.37

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$1.35
The materials for this project cost $25.67

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

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

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS/S 28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
M 36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm]
L 40-42" [101.5-106.5 cm]
XL 44-46" [112-117 cm]
2/3XL 48-54" [122-137 cm]
4/5XL 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
XS/S 34" [86.5 cm]
M 38" [96.5 cm]
L 42" [ 106.5 cm ]
XL 47" [119.5 cm]
2/3XL 55" [139.5 cm]
4/5XL 63" [160 cm]

MATERIALS

Metallic (85 g/3. oz;230 m/252 yds)
SizesXS/SMLXL2/3XL4/5XL 
Change Color Here
Metallic Orange (95628)
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GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

 

SIZE
To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small 28-34" [71-86.5 cm]
Medium 36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm]
Large 40-42" [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 44-46" [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 48-54" [122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]

Finished bust
Extra-Small/Small 34" [86.5 cm]
Medium 38" [96.5 cm]
Large 42" [106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 47" [119.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 55" [139.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 63" [160 cm]

MATERIALS
Patons Metallic (85 g/3 oz; 230 m/252 yds)
XS/S (M-L-XL-2/3XL-4/5XL)
Metallic Orange (95628) 3 (3-4-4-5-6) balls

Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch holder.

TENSION
20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

STITCH GLOSSARY
www.patonsyarns.com/abbreviations
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dec = Decrease(ing)
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
K = Knit
P2tog = Purl next 2 stitches together
P2togtbl = Purl next 2 stitches together through back loops.
P = Purl
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
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

INSTRUCTIONS
Front and Back: (make 2 alike)
Cast on 86 (96-106-118-138-158) sts.

Proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 6 1?2 (6 1?2-6 1?2-6 1?2-8 1?2-8 1?2)" [16.5 (16.5-16.5-16.5-21.5-21.5) cm], ending with a purl row.

Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only: Shape sides: Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 12th row 2 (2-3-3) times more. 80 (90-98-110) sts.

All sizes: Cont even until work from beg measures 15 (15-15-15-18-18)" [38 (38-38-38-45.5-45.5) cm], ending with a purl row.

Shape armholes: Cast off 4 (5-5-6-7-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 72 (80-88-98-124-142) sts.

Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only: Next row: (RS). K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 5 (6-8-10) times more. 60 (66-70-76) sts.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Next row: (RS). K1. K2tog.
Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
Next row: P1. P2togtbl. Purl to last 3 sts. P2tog. P1.
Rep last 2 rows (8-14) times more. (88-82) sts.

Size 2/3XL only: Next row: (RS). K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 4 times more. 78 sts.

All sizes: Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). K1. ssk. K15 (18-18-20-19-20). Leave these sts on stitch holder. Cast off next 24 (24-28-30-34-36) sts. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd row: Purl to last 3 sts. P2tog. P1.
3rd row: K1. ssk. Knit to end of row.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: K1. ssk. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. Cont dec 1 st at armhole edge only on every following 4th (4th-4th-2nd-2nd-2nd) row from previous armhole dec until there are 10 (10-12-12-15-15) sts.

Cont even until armhole measures 7 (7-7 1?2-7 1?2-8 1?2-9)" [18 (18-19-19-21.5-23) cm], ending with a purl row. Cast off.

With WS facing, join yarn to rem 17 (20-20-22-21-22) sts on st holder.

Shape neck: 1st row: (WS). P1. P2togtbl. Purl to end of row.
2nd row: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: K1. ssk. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Cont dec 1 st at armhole edge on every following 4th (4th-4th-2nd-2nd-2nd) rows from previous armhole dec until there are 10 (10-12-12-15-15) sts.

Cont even until armhole measures 7 (7-7 1?2-7 1?2-8 1?2-9)" [18 (18-19-19-21.5-23) cm], ending with a purl row. Cast off.

FINISHING: Sew shoulder and side seams.