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Chevron Tank Top

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Finished
July 16 2014
May 20 2015
Project info
Chevron Tank Top
Chevron Lace Tank by Mari Chiba
Knitting
me
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Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
Knit Picks CotLin
5 skeins = 615.0 yards (562.4 meters), 250 grams
Gray
Notes

Since I am between the smallest size and the next size up I CO 214 sts just like JaneEyre9 did (her project notes were very helpful!).
Then I decreased a total of ten times to 174 sts and increased back to 194 sts following the instructions for the smallest size from there.
I divided for the armholes at 14” length (rather than 14 1/2”).
I noticed that there is still an error in the chart (I bought the pattern in July 2014) and a ssk is missing at the beginning of row 7 just before the YO and at the end a k2tog just after the last YO. Either that or you will always have two additional stitches per row, one at the beginning and one at the end. I opted for the additional stitches in my knitting.
One other change I made in the lace section is that instead of the sk2p I knitted a cdd; I simply like that look better.
October 2014: After my road trip and after the Sheep and Wool Festival I picked this project up again. I only had to knit about 12 more rows to finish the back, then the three-needle bind off. This part was a breeze.
Now I am trying to decide if I should use US#3 or #5 for the i-cord edging. The neckline seems a bit floppy to me and I thought it may tighten it better on US# 3, but that seems a bit too stiff (see picture# 4 from the bottom)…
Finally finished I did the i-cord edging on US#3. I finished one armhole in November 2014 and then the project went into hibernation because I went into gift knitting mode, then smaller item mode. Finally with the weather getting warmer, I picked up the project again the day after Mother’s Day (5.13.) and finished it in just a few hours!
I am loving the outcome!

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Finished
July 16 2014
May 20 2015
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70% Cotton, 30% Linen / Flax
123 yards / 50 grams
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  • Originally queued: April 27, 2014
  • Project created: July 16, 2014
  • Finished: May 20, 2015
  • Updated: June 24, 2015
  • Progress updates: 6 updates