Comfort Zone Tank by Tif Neilan ↞ tif handknits ↠

Comfort Zone Tank

Knitting
June 2019
both are used in this pattern
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in textured pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
740 - 1620 yards (677 - 1481 m)
adult xs (32" chest) - 3x (58.75" chest)
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This sleeveless top is knit bottom up without waist shaping. Designed to fit somewhat relaxed with 1-4” positive ease and with two finished length options (cropped or standard).I

Featuring an easy to remember stitch pattern (the front is slightly different than the back) this tee is all about texture and color play.

sample shown is a size medium on a 35” bust

◇ Sizing information cropped version finished length:
17.25” ( 17.75”, 18.75”, 19.5”, 21”, 22.25”, 23.25” )

standard version finished length:
20.5” ( 21”, 22”, 23.75”, 24.5”, 26”, 27” )

◇ finished garment chest size
xs 32” / s 35” / m 39” / large 43.75” / x-large 48.75” /
2x-large 53.75” / 3x-large 58.75”

Requires sport weight yarn. Sample shown
is knit in Spincycle Yarns, “Wilder - dark grey” for the solid sport weight complimented with “Dyed in the wool - Burning Sensation” colorway for the contrast / multi-color

◇ Cropped version - yardages

color 1 (solid) 260/ 340 / 380 / 430 / 480 / 530 / 635 yards
color 2 (multi colored spun or variegated) 380 / 465 / 500 / 590 / 660 / 730 / 750 yards

◇ Standard length version - yardages

color 1 (solid) 312 / 380 / 460 / 520 / 580 / 640 / 760 yards
color 2 (multi colored spun or variegated) 435 / 520 / 575 / 680 / 760 / 840 / 860 yards

◇ finished armhole depth
xs: 7” / sm: 7.5” / med: 8” / large: 8.5.”/
xlarge: 9” / 2xl: 9.5” / 3xl: 10”

◇ Gauge in texture body
22 sts / 4” on size US 7 needle
25 rows / 4” on size US 7 needle

◇ Needles and Notions
Size US 6 needle (4mm) or size needed
for gauge as 30” or larger circular

Size US 7 needle (4.5mm) or size needed
for gauge as 30” or larger circular

Note: the longer length cords can also be
used for the sleeves to do magic loop
method in place of using dpns
double pointed needles dpns for sleeves
if you prefer not to use magic loop method

distinct beginning of round stitch
marker plus 2 additional stitch markers

waste yarn
darning needle to weave in ends

◇ Special Techniques include
three-needle join
three-needle bind off
German short row shaping