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Lilli

bingeknitter
Knitting
June 2009
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Stocking stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
250 - 375 yards (229 - 343 m)
2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12
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Chic, stylish and simple, this classic tank top is bound to become any little girl’s favourite tee. It is knitted in the round from the bottom up with some simple shaping along the sides and an intricate cable detail across the chest. The straps are knitted on after the top is finished.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate – simple increases and decreases, cabling
and simple finishing.

TO FIT SIZE
20 (22, 24, 26, 28, 30) in / 51 (56, 61, 66, 71, 76) cm chest circumference.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Finished chest circumference 20 (22, 24, 26, 28, 30) in / 51 (56, 61, 66, 71, 76) cm
Finished garment length 13 ½ (15 ¼, 16 ½, 18, 19 ½, 20 ¾) in / 34 (38.5, 42, 45.5, 49.5, 52.5) cm

YARN
Approximately 250 (275, 300, 325, 350, 375) yards / 230 (250, 275, 300, 320, 345) meters of any yarn which knits to the specified tension. I advise using plant fibre yarns or their mixes for this project in order to get a similar fit.
Sample done in Denim by Rowan – 100% Cotton 50g / 102yrds / 93m – 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) balls.

TENSION
20 sts and 28 rows to measure 4x4 in / 10x10 cm in Stocking stitch using 3.75mm (US 5) needles or needles needed to obtain tension.

NEEDLES and notions
Size 3.75mm (US 5) circular needles or size needed to obtain tension.
A set of double pointed needles of the same size for straps
Stitch holder or waste yarn, 2 stitch markers, cable needle and tapestry needle.