Agave Tank

from Andrea Rangel Knits

Agave Tank Pattern


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Knitting: Agave Tank
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • lace worked in the round (charted and written instructions given)
  • increase purl wise
  • single crochet
  • I cord

Pattern Description:

You'll love this breezy tank for balmy days. The delicate lace pattern is is intuitive and fun to knit, and the top-down seamless construction makes it a quick project. Line it with a tank top, or wear it as a swim suit coverup while lounging in the sun.

You have two versions to choose from: an elegant tunic, and a shorter version with a wide and breezy hem. Criss-crossed straps give a comfortable, secure fit.


Gauge measurement should be taken after blocking.
21 sts/31 rnds = 4 in/10 cm in lace pattern using larger needle
19 sts/32 rnds = 4 in/10 cm Garter stitch pattern using smaller needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern is designed to be worn with 1-2 in/2.5-5 cm of negative ease at the bust since the lace is very stretchy.
  • Bust Circumference: 28.75 (32.25, 35.75, 39.25, 43, 46.5, 50) in/73 (82, 91, 100, 109, 118, 127) cm Intended Ease: Negative 1-2 in/2.5-5 cm


  • LONG VERSION 575 (650, 760, 835, 975, 1055, 1135) yd/525 (595, 695, 765, 890, 965, 1040) m fingering weight yarn
  • Shown in Rowan Panama (55% Rayon, 33% Cotton, 12% Linen; 148 yd/135 m per 50g skein) Color: #310 Aster; 4 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8, 8) skeins
  • SHORT VERSION 390 (440, 505, 550, 615, 665, 715) yd/355 (400, 460, 505, 565, 610, 670) m fingering weight yarn
  • Shown in Rowan Panama (55% Rayon, 33% Cotton, 12% Linen; 148 yd/135 m per 50g skein) Color: #304 Orchid; 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins
  • US #3/3.25mm double-point needles (used for i-cord straps)
  • US #5/3.75mm 24 in/60 cm circular needle
  • US #6/4.0mm 24 in/60 cm circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • size D crochet hook
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

390 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Panama


Aster (long version), Orchid (short version)

About Designer

About Designer

Andrea Rangel on

I live on Vancouver Island in Canada, where I knit, design, blog, and ride my bike. I love the functionality and beauty of knitting and knit everything from head to toe.

My patterns have been published in Brooklyn Tweed Wool People, Twist Collective, Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Knitty, and other publications, as well as independently.

All of my independently-published patterns have been ...

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