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Summer Linen Tank
Finished
May 22 2015
June 2 2015
Project info
Summer Linen Tank
Notched Hem Tank Top by Purl Soho
Knitting
Needles & yarn
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Quince & Co. Sparrow
4 skeins = 672.0 yards (614.5 meters), 200 grams
1
Twisted in Portland, Oregon
May 22, 2015
Notes

5/25/15 by the end of day three this project had flown off the needles. I am 3/4 of the way through the second skein and abt 11ā€ from the hem. I love the structure of the linen and look forward to seeing the end result.

progress via photos:
Photo one: prospective yarn choice.
Photo two: end of day one
Photo three: end of first skein. Evening of day two.
Photo four: end of day three.
Photo five: end of second skein. Day five.

Photo six: end of third skein (6/1/15 this is very odd because I calculated out needing just over six skeins. At this point I have just completed the back and will be picking up stitches in the front at the armholes.)

Photo seven:one more shoulder to go and then it looks like there is some finishing work around the arms and neckline. Iā€™m still deciding if I like it as is or will go ahead with the finishing work. (6/2/15)

I have only used about 3 1/4 skeins on this project. The stitch is loose and I love the look but in reading some notes by Purl Soho they suggested if using Euroflax (very similar to Sparrow) they would double up the yarn. I did not do this but I am satisfied with the weight and feel of the finished work.

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June 2 2015
 
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by Quince & Co.
Fingering
100% Linen / Flax
168 yards / 50 grams

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  • Project created: May 22, 2015
  • Finished: June 9, 2015
  • Updated: October 15, 2015
  • Progress updates: 6 updates