The Lovely Tee by Kimberly K. McAlindin

The Lovely Tee

Knitting
June 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
875 - 1700 yards (800 - 1554 m)
34 (38, 42, 46, 50) [54, 58, 62, 66]” [86.4 (96.5, 106.7, 116.8, 127)[137.2, 147.3, 157.5, 167.6] cm]
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The Lovely Tee

Needles (suggested size):
US 2 2.75 mm in 16” 40 cm length for collar and cuffs (smaller sizes may need double pointed needles or longer length for magic loop.)
US 4 3.5 mm in 24” 60 cm length for bottom ribbing.
US 6 4 mm in 16” 40 cm and 24” 60cm for the main body.
OPTIONAL: Crochet hook size E/4 (3.5mm) for cast on.

Gauge:
24 sts and 28 rows over 4” 10 cm after blocking. Sample is knit in yarn that has silk in it which grows with blocking. Please take time to block your swatch to ensure you have enough yarn for your project.

The Lovely Tee is a simple tee style top knit in the round from the top down with on trend full sleeves. Knit in beautiful Nature’s Luxury on stage - long metrage yarn, the silk in the yarn gives exquisite drape to the finished garment. A pretty slip stitch pattern on the collar and cuffs highlights the craftsmanship and subtle nuances in hand dyed yarns.

MATERIALS
Yarn:
Nature’s Luxury On Stage - Long Metrage
438 yards 400 m 100 grams
Color used: Burlesque

Notions:
Stitch markers (4 of one color and 1 in a contrasting color), darning needle, yarn for holding stitches,

Yardage: Yardage is estimated and may vary depending on yarn used, fiber content of yarn and any modifications to the original pattern (such as texture work or lace).

MC: 875 (975, 1070, 1200, 1275) 1330, 1480, 1600, 1700 yards
800 (892, 976, 1064, 1164) 1216, 1348, 1456, 1555 meters

Sizes:
This tee is designed to be worn with 2 -4” of positive ease.

1 (2, 3, 4, 5) 6, 7, 8, 9
Finished circumference at bust:
34 (38, 42, 46, 50) 54, 58, 62, 66
86.4 (96.5, 106.7, 116.8, 127)137.2, 147.3, 157.5, 167.6 cm