Yin Tank

Feb 28, 2012
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A ribbon of crocheted hairpin lace accents an easy-fit, cross-backed ribbed tank. Empire waist shaping reins in the fullness, but leaves plenty of swing.

 

Designer: Beth Nielsen

Finished Size: 40 (42, 43½, 45½, 47)" bust circumference. 30 (31½, 32½, 34, 35½)" empire waist seam circumference. Garment shown measures 40" modeled with 3½" ease.

Yarn: South West Trading Company Yin (60% wool, 20% silk, 20% bamboo; 164 yd [150 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #813 honesty (MC), 5 (5, 5, 6, 6) skeins, # 818 opportunity (CC), 1 skein.

Hook Sizes: G/6 (4 mm); H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: St markers (m); yarn needle; adjustable hairpin lace loom.

Gauge: 15 sts and 9 rows = 4" in dc blo with larger hook; 17 sts and 12 rows = 4" in sc blo with smaller hook. Note: Row gauge is important for proper fit.

 
 
  


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