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textured tee

by Shellie Anderson

Textured stitches contrast with smooth stockinette while rolled edges complete the look. Linen and Cima combine with ease in this comfortable sweater-tee.

Skill Level

Intermediate

MATERIALS

Shibui Knits Linen

100% Linen
246 yds / 50 g
4 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins

Shown in Ash

Shibui Knits Cima

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
328 yds / 50 g
3 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins

Shown in Fog

Gauge

20 sts & 28 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Linen and 1 strand of Cima held together, on size 7 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, 16" long
Size 5 circular needle, 32" long
Size 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle, 32" long

Size

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

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

36.75 (38.75, 40.75, 44.75, 48.75)" bust circumference
20.5 (21, 21.5, 21.75, 22.25)" back length from shoulder
Model is 5'4" wearing Size S with +5.75" ease

Notes

Body is worked in the round from the bottom up to armholes, then divided for front and back and worked flat to shoulders. Sleeves are worked in the round upwards from arm to shoulder, then set into armhole openings with slipped stitch selvedges exposed. Tee is worked holding 1 strand of Linen and 1 strand of Cima together throughout.

2015-06-02

Body > after Rnd 2

Replace "Rep Rnds 1 & 2" with:
Work as established, cont to work rows 1–8 of Texture Stitch Chart until pieces measures 12 (12, 12.25, 12.25, 12.5)" from CO

 

Choose Your Colors

Linen

Cima

 
 

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