A short sleeve tee with a graphic garland-pattern to be worn all year around. The pattern makes a non-stretchy garment, so make sure you take measurements and follow the gauge.
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Pickles Summer Wool
150 (200) g of each of the two colours
24” and 32” circular needles US 4 and 6
DP needles US 4
Gauge per 4”
20 s / 24 rows
Measurements, lying flat:
Bottom: 15.7 (18.9)”
Chest: 18 .9 (25.1)”
Full length: 18.5 (21”.2)
Cast on 144 s in main colour on US 4. Knit a rib, K1, P1 for about 0.6”.
NOTE: To make sure there is enough stretch to get the top on, make sure you give enough yarn when knitting the pattern.
Start pattern section A on US 6. Place marker (PM) at the beginning of the round and after 72 s to mark the sides.
Continue on pattern section B. Repeat this 3 times on total. On the last round of the pattern cast on the first 16 s of the round. Cast also off the 16 s after the marker in the other side. This is for sleeves. Put the work aside.
Cast on 64 s in main colour on US 4. KNit a rib, K1, P1 for about 0.6”. Cast off the first 16 s and put the piece aside. Make another edge.
Place the sleeve edges onto the same circular needles as the body, on in each slot where you casted off for sleeves.
Continue on pattern section C.
After having ended the pattern section, knit one last round where you decrease 10 s evenly.
Cut the yarn.
Cast on 3 new s on the left needle.
Knit an i-cord cast off like this:
*K2, SSK. Place the s back onto the left needle.*
Repeat from * to * until 3 s remain, K3tog.
Assemble under the sleeves. Steam the garment so make sure the edges stay flat.