"Bow Crazy" Chevron Lace Open Back Tank Top with Bow by Lauren Riker

"Bow Crazy" Chevron Lace Open Back Tank Top with Bow

August 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
400 - 700 yards (366 - 640 m)
XS-XL to fit a 30-44" Bust
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Go crazy with your love for bows and everything girly with this pretty little lacy flirty oh-so-cute tank top! With sweet and feminine details like a lace ruffled waist, a picot neckline, and cable braided straps, this tank top is sure to make you feel pretty. With the option of making a festival ready solid tank top, or a retro-inspired beach ready striped tank top, you can let your imagination run wild with the adventures you will have when you rock it! Knit with a lustrous mercerized cotton, this tank not only keeps you cool in it’s sassy open-back design, but keeps you looking cool in it’s fashionable chevron lace pattern. The bow on the back is a super sweet touch that will make you go bow crazy! Enjoy!

Tank top is knit in one piece back and forth from the bottom up, and calls for a circular needle to accommodate all of the stitches. A band is knit to connect the two sides of the top after the main body is complete, and can be made a custom length to perfectly fit your bust. The optional bow is then added to the band. The straps are cable knit in a braid pattern, and the knit picot bind off is added after the main body is finished.

Two different chevron lace patterns are offered within this pattern for you to choose from. I used the “regular” chevron lace for the solid tank and the “wavy” chevron lace for the striped tank which is what I would recommend! :) The lace panel is custom length - you can make it as short or as long as you like to suit your tank length preferences. After the lace panel is finished there is a decrease row to give the lace a bit of ruffle under your bust.

“Bow Crazy” is part of the “Boardwalk Beauties” collection, a collection of 5 awesome summery Girly Knits patterns for only $16! Check out the details of the other fabulous patterns included within this collection here!

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