Theme & Variation Tee by Caroline Fryar
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Theme & Variation Tee

March 2012
Lace ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette and Pearl-Barred Lace
US 3 - 3.25 mm
798 - 1596 yards (730 - 1459 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 1X, 2X)
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The construction of this short-sleeved tee is a little unusual. Two identical side panels are knit up to the underarms, where extra stitches are cast on to make short sleeves. These two panels are “zipped up” by front & back lace panels of variable widths. The size of the sweater is primarily determined by the size of these central panels. You may use any lace pattern for these panels, provided the lace blocks to a width appropriate for your chosen size. When working side panels, slip the first st of each row.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 1X, 2X)(shown in XS)
Finished Measurements
Bust: 33 (36, 39¼, 42¼, 45, 48½, 51¼)” / 84 (91.5, 99.5, 107.5, 114.5, 123, 130.5)cm, designed to be worn with 1” to 0” / 2.5 to 0cm negative ease
Yarn & Notions
1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) balls Findley Dappled in color #04 Frog’s Back
US 3 (3.25mm) needles—3 pairs needed, including one 24” / 60cm circular needle and one 16” / 40cm circular needle.
Adjust needle size to obtain gauge if necessary.
Waste yarn, stitch markers, tapestry needle