A fitted cabled t-shirt
This tee is knitted in the round as a seamless tee from the top down. It is worked in a rib pattern throughout which makes it stretchy and able to fit different shapes with little shaping needed. The cable pattern at the front provides waist shaping and draws the eye inwards to flatter. Further shaping occurs at the back waist with barely visible decreases. Overall it gives a flattering effect to the figure – something we all need!
Instructions are given in both chart and written form for the cable pattern.
Finished chest circumference:
71-76 (81-86, 91-96, 101-106, 111-117, 121-127, 132-137, 142-147, 152-158) cm
28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54, 56-58 and 60-62) inches
Shown in size 81 - 86 cm (32 - 34") with 5 cm (2") negative ease.
Fingering weight yarn.
Shown in Wollemeise Sockenwolle 80/20 Twin (466m per 150g ball; 80% merino, 20% nylon), colourway Ruby Thursday
795, (930, 1060, 1190, 1320, 1460, 1580, 1720, 1840) m
870 (1017, 1160, 1300, 1443, 1600, 1730, 1880, 2010) yds
Needles & Notions:
2.75 mm (US 2) circular and double pointed knitting needles
Waste yarn or stitch holders
25 stitches and 36 rows per 10cm x 10cm measured over stocking stitch
Knit and purl stitches
Casting on and binding off
Increases and decreases
Cables (either charted or written)
Knitting in the round
Originally published April 2012.
Current version: Blakeley_v4.0.pdf
PDF file size: 2.1MB
Blog post with more information can be found here
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