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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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Reef Knot Tank

from Designs by The Sexy Knitter
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Reef Knot Tank
Reef Knot Tank
Reef Knot Tank
Reef Knot Tank
Reef Knot Tank
Reef Knot Tank

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • provisional cast on
  • work in the round
  • basic increasing
  • basic decreasing
  • picking up stitches along an edge
  • following written instructions

Pattern Description:

Simple stockinette stitch in cool cotton gets a twist on plain when you tie the back straps into a reef knot, and an unusual picot hem finishes the piece in style. Worked from the bottom up in one seamless piece, this A-line shape and plunging V-neck are flattering on a wide range of body types! Get creative with the knot and make your tank unique.


22 sts/32 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes To fit 30 (34, 38, 42, 45)" bust. Shown in size 34", modeled with 6" negative ease.
  • Chest: 24.5 (28.25, 31.75, 35.5, 39)"
  • Hip: 35.5 (39, 42.75, 46.25, 50)"
  • Length: 23" from shoulder


  • Rowan Siena, (100% mercerized cotton, 153 yards per 50g ball); 4, (5, 5, 6, 6) balls #672 Mariner
  • 2 size 4/3.5mm 24" circular knitting needles
  • Waste yarn
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders
  • Crochet hook (any size), for Provisional Cast-On
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Suggested yarn:

615 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

RYC Rowan Siena


#672 Mariner