Caipirinha Tee by Paula Pereira

Caipirinha Tee

Knitting
June 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in St st using larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
900 - 1780 yards (823 - 1628 m)
Finished Bust Circumference: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)”
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Paula Pereira’s lightweight tee with lace detailing is perfect for warm weather! Choose a favorite space-dyed color and two semi-solid colors of Alegria for a summery combination.


SIZES
Finished Bust Circumference: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)”
Length: 17½ (17½, 19¼, 19¾, 21¼, 21¼)” at center back
Sweater shown measures 36”.

MATERIALS
Manos del Uruguay ALEGRIA (75% superwash merino, 25% polyamide; approx. 445 yds/100 g): 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) sks of MC, and 1 sk each of CC1and CC2. Shown in A8001 Orla (MC), A2020 Spirulina (CC1), and A2058 Turmeric (CC2).

US 4/3.5mm 16”, 24”, and 32” circular needles and double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
US 3/3.25mm 16” circular needle and double-pointed needles

Stitch marker
Cable needle
Stitch holders
Tapestry needle

GAUGE
24 sts and 34 rnds = 4”/10cm in St st using larger needles.
24 sts and 37½ rnds = 4”/10cm in pattern from Yoke chart using larger needles.

NOTES
This garment is worked in one piece in from the top down with short rows to raise the back neck. After completing the circular yoke, the stitches are divided for working the lower body and sleeves separately in the round from the underarms down.