Knitting for women Knitting Tops, shirts Summer lace tee knitting pattern

Summer lace tee knitting pattern

Tee knitting pattern



PLUS Sizing

Sized for Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large

MATERIALS

Natura Just Cotton by DMC, 1 3/4oz/50g balls, each approx 170yd/155m (cotton)

4 (4, 5, 5, 6) balls in #9 gris argent

One pair each sizes 6 and 8 (4 and 5mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

MEASUREMENTS

Bust 35 (38 1/2, 42 1/2, 46 1/2, 50 1/2)"/89 (98, 108, 118, 128)cm

Length 21 (21 1/2, 22, 22 1/2, 22 1/2)"/53.5 (54.5, 56, 57, 57)cm

Upper arm 11 1/4 (11 1/4, 13 1/4, 13 1/4, 15 1/4)"/28.5 (28.5, 33.5, 33.5, 38.5)cm

GAUGE

20 sts and 20 rows to 4"/10cm over lace pat using size 6 (4mm) needles.

TAKE TIME TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

LACE PAT

(over multiple of 10 sts plus 6)

Rows 1 and 2 Knit.

Row 3 K6, *yo twice, [k1, yo 3 times] 3 times, k1, yo twice, k6; rep from * to end.

Row 4 Knit, dropping all yarn overs.

Rows 5 and 6 Knit.

Row 7 K1, *yo twice, [k1, yo 3 times] 3 times, k1, yo twice, k6; rep from * to last 5 sts, yo twice, [k1, yo 3 times] 3 times, k1, yo twice, k1.

Row 8 Knit, dropping all yarn overs.

Rep rows 1-8 for lace pat.

NOTES

1) See how-to photos for drop stitch pattern.

2) When shaping into lace pat, if there are not sufficient sts to work complete repeats, work sts in garter st (k every row).

BACK

With larger needles, cast on 86 (96, 106, 116, 126) sts.

Change to smaller needles and work with smaller needles to end of piece.

Work rows 1-8 of lace pat 8 times-piece measures approx 13"/33cm from beg.

Shape armholes

Cont in lace pat, bind off 5 (5, 5, 10, 10) sts at beg of next 4 rows, 0 (5, 5, 0, 0) sts at beg of next 2 rows—66 (66, 76, 76, 86) sts.

Work even in lace pat until armhole measures 8 (8 1/2, 9, 9 1/2, 9 1/2)"/20.5 (21.5, 23, 24, 24)cm, end with a row 2 or 6. Loosely bind off.

FRONT

Work as for back to armhole shaping. Work armhole shaping as for back - 66 (66, 76, 76, 86) sts. Work even in lace pat for 8 (10, 10, 16, 16) rows more, ending with a row 4 (8, 8, 4, 4) of pattern.

Neck shaping

Next row (RS) Knit.

Next row (WS) K22 (22, 25, 25, 29), bind off center 22 (22, 26, 26, 28) sts, knit to end.

Working on 22 (22, 25, 25, 29) left front sts only, dec 1 st at neck edge on next row, then every other row 5 times more—16 (16, 19, 19, 23) sts. Work even until same number of rows have been worked to shoulder as back. Bind off sts loosely. Rejoin yarn to 22 (22, 25, 25, 29) right front sts ready to work a RS row.

Dec 1 st at neck edge on next row by working an SKP at beg of row, then rep dec every other row 5 times more—16 (16, 19, 19, 23) sts.

Work even until same number of rows have been worked to shoulder as back.

Bind off sts loosely.

SLEEVES

With larger needle, cast on 56 (56, 66, 66, 76) sts. Change to smaller needles and work with smaller needles to end.

Work rows 1-8 of lace pat once.

Cap shaping

Cont in lace pat, bind off 5 (5, 5, 10, 10) sts at beg of next 4 rows, 0 (5, 5, 0, 0)sts at beg of next 2 rows—36 (26, 36, 26, 36) sts.

Work 12 (10, 14, 18, 20) rows even in pat.

For sizes Small, Large and XX-Large only

Dec 1 st each side of next row, then every other row once more.

Work 1 WS row.

Dec 1 st each side every row 4 times.

[Dec 2 sts each side of next row, 1 st each side of next row] twice—12 sts.

For sizes Medium and X-Large only

Dec 1 st each side of next row, then every other row 6 times more—12 sts. Work 1 WS row.

For all sizes

Next row [K2tog] 6 times—6 sts.

Bind off sts loosely.

FINISHING

Sew shoulder seams. Sew sleeve caps into armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Block lightly to measurements.

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