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. (pics: grey-white Tee = no ease, purple Tee, is oversized with 4” (10cm) of positive ease). Note that the measurements given are the finished measurements of the garment.
Fleur is worked top-down with raglan sleeves. Short rows are used to shape the neckline. The lacey 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. All techniques used (short rows, provisional cast on, I-cord bind off, I-cord buttonholes, m1L and m1R) are explained in the pattern including diagrams and illustrations
Instructions in the pattern for short, 3/4 and long sleeves
Available for size S-M-L-XL-XXL
Finished measurements bust: 32, 37, 40, 43, 46” (81, 94, 101, 109, 117cm)
What you’ll need:
4mm (US6) circular ndl or dpns for the sleeves
3mm or 3,5mm (US3 or 4) circular needle or dpns for the flowers
3,5mm (US4) needle for the I-cord finishing
crochet hook (for provisional cast on)
Yardage is approximative, depending on length ot the sleeves:
short sleeves: ± 600 (670/770/890/1000)m (650/730/850/970/1100 yards) fingering 3ply or 4ply
long sleeves: ± 850 (920/1020/1150/1250)m (930/1000/1120/1250/1380 yards) fingering 3ply or 4ply
This is a versatile pattern that looks very different depending on type of yarn and colors used, going from romantic feminine white to colorful flower power. Check out the gorgeous projects to see different styles and get inspired.