Knitting patterns - tops and shirts

Open back tank knitting pattern

Tank knitting patternFINISHED SIZE 32 (36, 39 1/2, 44, 47, 52)" bust circumference.

Tank shown measures 32", modeled with no ease.

YARN Schachenmayr Catania Denim (100% cotton; 137 yd [125 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]):

#0172 olive, 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) balls.

NEEDLES Body-size 8 (5 mm): 24-32" circular (cir), depending on size you are making. Neckband—size 7 (4.5 mm): 16" circular (cir).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Cable top knitting pattern

Top knitting patternMeasurements

To fit bust sizes 86-91 (97-102) cm/34-36 (38-40) in.

Actual measurements 101 (111) cm/39 3/4 (43 3/4) in.

Side seam Both sizes 13cm/5in.

Length to shoulder 53 (60) cm/21 (23 1/2) in.

Sleeve seam Both sizes 16cm/6 1/4in.

Summer tank knitting pattern

Tank knitting patternFinished Size 33 1/2 (35 1/2, 39 1/2, 43 1/2, 47 1/2, 51 1/2)" bust circumference.

Tank shown measures 35 1/2"; modeled with 3 1/2" of positive ease.

Yarn Quince & Co. Sparrow (100% organic linen; 168 yd [154 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): #204 blue spruce, 5 (5, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins.

Needles Sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 4 (3.5 mm): straight. Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16" circular (cir).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. 

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Striped top knitting pattern

Top knitting patternSIZE 8 (10: 12: 14: 16: 18: 20: 22: 24)

YARN

King Cole Bamboo Cotton (DK weight; 50% bamboo viscose, 50% cotton; 230m/252yds per 100g ball)

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

1 pair 3.25mm (UK 10/US 3) knitting needles

1 pair 3.75mm (UK 9/US 5) knitting needles

Tapestry needle

Lace top knitting pattern

Top knitting patternFinished Size 30 (33 1/2, 37, 40 1/2, 44, 47 1/2)" bust circumference.

Top shown measures 30"; modeled with 4" of negative ease.

Yarn Fibra Natura Cotton True Sport (100% Pima cotton; 197 yd [180 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]):

#115 frappe, 5 (5, 6, 7, 7, 8) balls.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): straight, 16" circular (cir), and set of double-pointed (dpn).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.