fleur tee

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fleur tee Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Women, Girls

Item:

Shirt

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • provisional cast-on
  • lace knitting
  • I-cord
  • short rows
  • kitchener stitch (all techniques used are explained in full detail in the pattern)

Pattern Description:

fleur Tee: a lightweight Tee or pullover for a cool summer evening or as a layering piece over a shirt.
It is worked with a larger needle size than recommended to obtain an airy, stretchy light weight garment.

This is a versatile pattern that looks very different depending on type of yarn (it works well with coton or linen blends as well) and colors used, going from romantic feminine white to colorful flower power, (you could use eg different colors for the Tee and the flowers).

Fleur Tee is worked top-down with raglan sleeves. Short rows are used to shape the neckline. The lace flowers are worked separately in the round and sewn in afterwards. The flowers are charted with fully written instructions.
The pullover is finished with an I-cord bind off.

Instructions in the pattern for short, 3/4 and long sleeves

Can be worn with no ease, a little negative ease (because the fabric is quite stretchy, it fits several sizes) or positive ease as an oversized Tee. Note that the measurements given are the finished measurements of the garment.

Gauge:

21 sts and 30 rows stockinette with large-size needles = 4 x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • finished measurements chest: 32, 37, 40, 43, 46 (81, 94, 101, 109, 117 cm)

Materials:

  • short sleeved tee: 600/670/770/890/1000)m (650/730/850/970/1100 yards)
  • long sleeved pullover: 850/920/1020/1150/1250m (930/1000/1120/1250/1380 yards)
  • 4mm (US6) circular ndl or dpns
  • 3mm or 3,5mm circular needle (US 3 or 4) or dpns for the flowers and the I-cord finishing
  • 6 markers

You Will Also Need:

  • crochet hook (provisional cast-on)
  • tapestry needle (to sew in the flowers)

About Designer

About Designer

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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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