Knit all in one piece, this tee is beautifully designed with minimal shaping to keep the focus on the fascinating stitch pattern - which flows seamlessly around body and sleeves without interruption.
Please note that the Floral Pattern is charted.
Finished Bust Circumference: 29½ (33¾, 38, 42¼) (46½, 50¾, 55, 59¼)”
Length: 21 (21, 21, 22½) (22½, 22½, 22½, 24¼)”
Sweater shown measures 33¾”.
Manos del Uruguay SILK BLEND (70% extrafine merino wool, 30% silk; approx. 150 yds/50 g): 6 (6, 7, 8) (9, 10, 11, 12) skeins.
Shown in 3232 Peachblossom
US 4/3.5mm 32” circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
US 3/3.25mm 16” and 32” circular needle and double-pointed needles
Stitch holders or waste yarn
26½ sts and 33 rows/rnds = 4”/10cm in Floral pattern using larger needles.
The upper back is worked in rows from the shoulders to the base of the underarms. Stitches for the upper front are picked up along the back cast-on edge (leaving a gap for the neck opening) and worked down to the underarms. Sleeve stitches from the front and back are joined at each side for the sleeve “seams” using the three needle bind-off method, and then the remaining lower body stitches are worked in the round to the lower edge. Stitches for the sleeve cuffs are picked up around the sleeve openings and worked in the round.