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Small Cable Rib Summer Tank

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Free Tank Knitting Pattern

Size: Size: 8/10 (38/40)

Materials:Elann.com Callista DK yarn 119 m (130 yds) / 50 gr - 6 skeins.
Needles: 2 (2.75 mm) and circular 2 (2.75 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge:
23 st x 24 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Patterns:

Garter Stitch
all rows - knit sts

Small Cable Rib:
Multiple of 4 plus 2
Rows 1 an 3 (wrong side): k2, * p2, k2*, repeat from * to *
Row 2: p2, *k2, p2*, rep from * to *
>Row 4: p2, *k2tog, but leave sts on the left needle; then insert right-hand needle between the 2 sts just knitted together and knit the 1st stitch again; then slip both sts from the left needle, p2*, rep from * to *
repeat rows 1-4.

Back
Cast on 86 sts (including edge stitches) and knit rib for 79 rows.
Row 80: cast off 8 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 81: cast off 8 sts at the beginning of the row.
Rows 82-120: continue to knit rib on 70 sts (including edge sts).
Row 121: Cast off 24 sts in the middle of the back and continue knitting the left and right parts of the back separately.
Rows 123 and 125: Decrease for 1 st in each row to continue shaping neckline.
Knit 128 rows. Cast off.

Front
Cast on 86 sts (including edge stitches) and knit rib for 79 rows.
Row 80: cast off 8 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 81: cast off 8 sts at the beginning of the row.
Rows 82-85: continue to knit rib on 70 sts (including edge sts).
Row 86: Cast off 4 sts in the middle of the back and continue knitting the left and right parts of the back separately.
Rows 88-111: Decrease for 1 st in each odd row to continue shaping neckline. Total decrease for 12 sts.
Knit 128 rows. Cast off.

Finishing:
Join 1 shoulder seam.

Pick up 152 sts along the neckline and knit garter stitch for 4 rows. Cast off. Join the 2nd shoulder seam.
Join side seems.
Pick up 108 sts on circular needles along the armholes and knit garter stitch for 4 rows. Cast off.

Enjoy!



Comments

There are 4 total comments on this article.

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# 1. Poster: Jennifer
March 5, 2014

Please clarify the instruction: Multiple of 4 plus 2.
# 2. Poster: Elaine Phillips
March 6, 2014

If you would like to re-calculate the pattern, this information would help.
# 3. Poster: Myra Jo Quisenberry
September 30, 2012

It to knit ribbing for 79 rows. When do you start the pattern rows?
# 4. Poster: Elaine Phillips
October 4, 2012

From the first row.

More Information

Close-up of the tank.

Back of the tank.

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Patterns:Knit >> Sweaters and Tops
Difficulty Level:3-Intermediate
Size:M
Technique:Cable
Yarn Weight:DK
Yarn Brand:Elann

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