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I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, ...

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from Blue Peninsula
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Briza

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, cast on, bind off, use circular needles, increases, decreases, pick up and knit std

Pattern Description:

This classic, flattering tank features a crisp knit-purl stitch pattern set against a stockinette ground. It's designed to be worn with 1-2 inches of positive ease at the bust.

The notched hems are worked flat, then joined for working in the round. The tank is then worked in the round to the armholes. Only the shoulders require seaming.

Yarn ideas: DK weight cottons and cotton blends that knit at 5 sts to the inch. Sample shown is size 36 and was knit in Classic Elite Classic Silk 50% cotton, 30% silk, 20% nylon; 135yd/123m per 50g skein; color #6967, 5.5 skeins.

The stitch pattern, which is easily memorized, is provided in chart form only.


20 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches/10 cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • six sizes, from 32 inches to 52 inches at bust


  • 675 to 1125 yards DK weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • US 6/4.00mm needles
  • US 4/3.5mm needles

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