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Lina

Knitting
June 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 60 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, before wet-blocking
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
672 - 1680 yards (614 - 1536 m)
27¾ (30¾, 34¼, 36¾, 39¾, 42¾, 46¼, 48½, 51½, 54)" [70.5 (78.5, 87.5, 93.5, 101, 108.5, 117.5, 123.5, 131, 137) cm] bust circumference
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ease
Suggested ease at bust: –1 to –3½” –2.5 to –9 cm
Shown in size 30¾” / 93.5 cm with 3¼” / 8 cm negative ease

yarn
sparrow / pigeon 209 / 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins

needles
24” circular in size US 2 / 2.75 mm
29” or longer circular in sizes US 2 and US 3 / 2.75 and 3.25 mm
spare circular in size US 1 / 2.25 mm
spare needle in size US 7 / 4.5 mm

gauge
24 sts and 60 rows = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch with smaller needle, before wet-blocking
27 sts and 44 rows = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch with smaller needle, after wet-blocking
25 sts and 34 rows = 4” 10 cm in stockinette stitch with larger needle, after wet-blocking

notes
Tank is knitted from the top down. Yoke is worked flat, skirt is worked in the round. Stitches are picked up around armholes and neckline for an applied i-cord edge.

skills required
Long-tail, cable, and knitted cast ons, seaming, short rows (links provided), working in the round, increasing.

For notes on the design, see this blog post. And see this one for tips on working with linen.