Athens

Tank

by Shellie Anderson

Strike a pose with Athens, a classic tank with clean A-line shaping. Seed stitch anchors the hem, while a scoop neck frames the face in this fresh yet timeless top.

Skill Level

Intermediate

MATERIALS

Shibui Knits Reed

100% Linen
246 yds / 50 g
4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins – Tank & Layering Versions

Shown in Ivory

Gauge

26 sts & 36 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Reed, on size 5 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 3 (3.25 mm) needles
Size 5 (3.75 mm) needles

Size

XS (S, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL)
To fit bust size 32.5 (34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 44.5, 48.5)"

Finished Dimensions

35 (37, 39, 41, 43, 47, 51)" bust circumference Tank Version: 25.75 (26, 26.25, 26.5, 26.75, 27, 27.5)" back length from shoulder
Layering Version: 26.25 (26.5, 26.75, 27, 27.25, 27.5, 28)" back length from shoulder
Model is 5' 9" wearing Size S with +2.5" ease

Notes

Front and back are worked flat from the bottom up with 1 strand of Reed. Seed Stitch hem is worked using 2 strands of Reed. Side vents are edged with Seed Stitch using 1 strand of Reed. Two armhole depths are offered, Tank and Layering, so Athens can be worn alone or as part of a layered look.

 

Choose Your Colors

Reed

 
 

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