3 in 1

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3 in 1 Pattern


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Knitting: 3 in 1
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • short rows (explained)
  • knitting in the round
  • 3 needle joining (explained)

Pattern Description:

3 in 1: a layered henley shirt worked bottom up, seamless and in 1 piece (yes 1 ;) with a contiguous sleeve inset and extra long sleeves.
This is an ideal garment to use up stash yarns and the fun starts when picking colors for your 3 in 1
Each layer of the body is shaped with short rows and put on hold. The next layer is cast on and joined to the previous layer by knitting with 3 needles. Don't let that scare you, it is quite easy and fully explained in words and illustrations

Best worn with no ease or some positive ease.


23 sts and 35 rows stockinette with the larger needle = 10 x 10 cm (4"x4")

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Available sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL: Finished measurements chest: 30.75, 34.5, 39, 43, 47, 51" (78, 88, 99, 109, 120, 130 cm)


  • sport weight / 5ply or fingering weight / 4ply
  • section 3 = main section total of 800/910/1000/1120/1240/1350 m (880/1000/1100/1240/1360/1480 yards) If you make it striped as pictured: half of MC and CC
  • section 2 = middle section 210/225/245/250/260/275 m (230/250/270/275/285/300 yards)
  • section 1 = bottom section 200/220/240/285/295/320 m (222/240/265/295/325/360 yards)
  • 4 mm circular needle (US 6) or dpns
  • 3,5 mm circular needle (US 4) or double pointed needles (dpns)

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I am a graphic designer with a weakness for everything that's handmade, especially textile- and yarnrelated.
I have always been designing all kinds of things : clothes, knitwear, small furniture ... I like to experiment with shapes and textures, always searching for a different approach of constructing a garment. What appeals to me most is using common stitches (knit and purl) and simple, ...

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