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Tank with 3-D Crochet Embellishments

Knitting
April 2007
Aran / Worsted ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
380 - 608 yards (347 - 556 m)
To fit 30.5, 35, 39.5, 42, 46.5, 50, 54.5 inch chest; 29, 33.5, 38, 40.5, 45, 48.5, 53 inch high hip (4-5 inches below natural waist)

Yardage is for tank only, embellishments require small amounts of 4 colors of Italian Ice.



From Knitting Lingerie Style:



In this design, the nosegay worn between the breasts in the days of old has been moved to the shoulder, where it embellishes a simple, well-shaped tank.  I like to think of it as a juxtaposition of the lowly muslin chemise from with the camisole evolved and a festive corsage. 



The flowers, which are crocheted, are stitched on to the camisole here, but they can also be pinned on using jewelry pin backs and then transferred to a hat, jacket or other garment as desired.