Braided Top Tank by Silka Burgoyne
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Braided Top Tank

Knitting
Sport (12 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
750 - 900 yards (686 - 823 m)
S - 2X
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The Braided Top Tank is worked in a round for minimal seaming. This chunky cable top ribbing and the straps of the tank were work separately in a long strap and attached to the tank body. The Cable Trim Tank is semi-fitted with approximately 2 inches positive ease.

Difficulty: Easy

Size: S M, L, 1X, 2X

Finished Measurement:
Chest: 36 40, 44, 48, 52 inches
Length: 26.526.75, 27.5, 28.25, 28.5 inches

Gauge: 21 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st with Size 5 (3.75 mm) needles in St st after pressing.

Yarn: Summer Linen by Universal Yarns 50% Cotton, 50% Linen; 126 yards per 50g skein.

Sample in picture 1 (from creative knitting) is in size S was completed with Summer Linen in color Coral (5204).

Sample in picture 2-3 (from original submission) is in size S was completed with Cathay by Debbie Bliss in color Apple.

Materials:
Worsted weight yarn (126 yards per 50g skein): 6 (6, 6, 7, 7) skein.
Size 5 (3.75 mm) 24 inches circular needle or size needed to obtain the gauge.
Size 4 (3.50 mm) 24 inches circular needle. The needle size should be 1 sizes smaller than the needle for the body.