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The Maia Tee is the result of dabbling in unusual garment construction methods. Diagonal, converging stripes and the bias construction of the body piece accentuate the body’s curves and lines and the sleeve-less mesh give the piece a flirtatious look. This unique tee will make for a fun summer wear!
Yarn: madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, 100% Superwash Merino Wool; 420 yards (384m): Heartbeat, 1 skein; Dandelion, 1 skein.
Needle: US 5 (3.75mm) and US 4 (3.5 mm) 24” or 32” circular needle. Two sets of circulars are recommended.
Gauge: 24 sts and 40 rows = 4”(10cm) in St. st (in the round) in US 5. 26 sts and 32 rows = 4”(10cm) in mesh st (flat) in US 4 or size to obtain gauge.
Notions: Removable stitch markers (nine total), tapestry needle, extra needle for three-needle BO.
To Fit Bust: 30/32 (34/36, 38/40, 42/44, 46/48) inches for 0-2 inches of negative ease.
Bust circumference: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46) inches.
Yardage: For sizes xs, s, and m, 1 skein of madelinetosh in MC and CC were used. For sizes l and xl, 2 skeins for MC and CC may be needed (or one full skein in MC and CC plus a unicorn tail in each color). Yardage is dependent on needle size and gauge.
Special Techniques: Knitting flat, knitting in the round, joining two flat pieces into the round, picking up stitches, mattress stitch. Schematic is included.
A special thank you to all of my test knitters!
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