Ruched Tank by Lauren Savidge

Ruched Tank

May 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
422 - 1250 yards (386 - 1143 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
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A bottom-up tank featuring simple side ruching

Skill Level: Intermediate

This tank is knit from the bottom up, with the body worked in the round first, then the tank straps worked flat. This tank is designed to fit longer than your normal sweater to accommodate the ruching and give it a draped look.

The pattern is designed to have 3 inches of positive ease. Select a size in the chart below based on your actual bust width plus the 3 inches of positive ease, totaling the bust width in (A).

XS (S, M, L, XL) (2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)

Finished Measurements:
Bust: 32” (36, 40, 44, 48) (52, 56, 60, 64”)
Length: 27” (27, 27, 27, 27) (29, 29, 29, 29”)

20 sts x 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

213 (254, 298, 346, 396) (450, 507, 567, 631) yards of fingering weight yarn in pink (MC), and

209 (250, 293, 339, 389) (442, 498, 557, 619) yards of fingering weight yarn in blue (CC)

Suggested Needles:         
Size 3.5mm (US 4) circular knitting needles
Size 3.5mm (US 4) double pointed needles, or small circular needles

Stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Scrap yarn

NOTE: This pattern was not tested for sizes 3XL-5XL. I strive to make my patterns size inclusive to fit many different body types. If you are interested in pattern testing these sizes, please send me a message and I will give you the pattern for free and compensate you with an additional pattern of your choice upon completion. Thank you for your interest and I look forward to working with you!