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Hi! I'm Sarah Wilson, also known as the Sexy Knitter. I started crafting at a very young age and have tried a little bit of almost everything - sewing, quilting, cross-stitch, needlepoint, ...

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Full Circle Tank/Tee/Sweater

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Full Circle Tank/Tee/Sweater
Full Circle Tank/Tee/Sweater
Full Circle Tank/Tee/Sweater
Full Circle Tank/Tee/Sweater
Full Circle Tank/Tee/Sweater

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Provisional cast on
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Working in the round
  • Basic increasing
  • Basic cable stitches
  • Casting on in the middle of a row

Pattern Description:

Worked entirely seamlessly from the top down, this tank implements clever construction through the use of provisional cast on and seamstress techniques. The easy cables give you something interesting to do in a sea of stockinette, and the details are in the finishing! The 3-page PDF includes charts and written instructions for the cable panel, and now offers instructions for working both short and long sleeves.

This pattern would be easily modified to fit a growing maternity belly! Simply continue working the increases as established in the pattern. If you have any questions about how to do this, you can contact me through the email address given in the pattern!


22 sts/30 rows = 4in/10cm in stockinette stitch

Note about gauge: Yarn used for sample was knit at a gauge of 22 sts/30 rows to measure 4in/10cm. Blocked, the piece stretched to a gauge of 20 sts/32 rows to measure 4in/10cm. If you are substituting yarn, make sure that your finished swatch measures to appropriate gauge when washed and blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS, (S, M, L, XL, XXL)
  • To fit: 30-32 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50) inch busts
  • Finished Measurements
  • Shoulders: 12.5 (12.75, 13.5, 14.5, 15.5, 16) inches
  • Bust: 32 (34, 38, 42, 46,50) inches
  • Length: 25.5 (26, 26, 26, 26.5, 27) inches
  • Hem: 40 (42, 46, 52, 57, 60) inch circumference


  • Sublime Soya Cotton DK, (50% soya, 50% cotton, 110m/120yd per 50 gram ball); Color: Pumpkin 087; 6 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) balls for sleeveless version; 2 additional balls for short sleeves, or 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) additional balls for long sleeves.
  • US 5/3.75mm straight needles
  • US 5/3.75mm 32 inch circular needle
  • Stitch markers in three colors
  • Cable needle
  • Crochet hook size F (optional for working provisional cast on and helping pick up stitches)
  • Pins
  • Blunt needle
  • Scissors