Totally Tank Top by Jessie Maed Designs

Totally Tank Top

May 2023
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette flat & in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
325 - 850 yards (297 - 777 m)
(XS, S, M)[L, 1X, 2X]{3X, 4X, 5X} to fit chest measurement of: (28, 32, 36)[40, 44, 48]{52, 56, 60}" (71, 81.5, 91.5)[101.5, 112, 122]{132, 142, 152.5}cm
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Introducing the ultimate hot weather racerback tank in a cool-to-the-touch fiber blend we crave on those sweltering summer days!

Totally Tank Top is a top-down, scoop neck, racer back cropped tank top knit in a summer fiber with ribbed finishes at the armholes and body hem and a rolled neckline finish.

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All of my patterns are #SizeInclusive through a 62” chest.

(XS, S, M)L, 1X, 2X{3X, 4X, 5X} to fit chest measurement of:
(28, 32, 36)40, 44, 48{52, 56, 60}“
(71, 81.5, 91.5)101.5, 112, 122{132, 142, 152.5}cm

Garment Full Chest Measurement:
(24, 28, 32)36, 40, 44{48, 52, 56}“
(61, 71, 81.5)91.5, 101.5, 112{122, 132, 142}cm

This top is designed with 4-6”/10-15cm of negative ease at the full chest for a close fit. To choose your size, subtract 4-6”/10-15cm from your full chest measurement and choose the closest garment full chest measurement size.

Suggested Yarn
I used Ritual Dyes Undine in the Jewelweed colorway for my sample, but as always, please use any yarn that is accessible to you with which you can achieve gauge. I’ve included some suitable alternatives at multiple price points below.

Ritual Dyes Undine (60% Cotton/40% Linen, 383 yds/100g)

KnitPicks Lindy Chain (70% Linen, 30% Cotton, 180yds/50g)

Circulo Yarns Anne (100% mercerized Brazilian virgin cotton, 547 yds/147g)

Suggested Needles
Main: US 3 (3.25mm) circular needles
Ribbing: US 2 (2.75mm) circular needles, plus preferred needles for small circumference knitting

24 sts & 28 rows / 4”(10cm), stockinette flat & in the round, blocked

Yarn Requirements
(350, 400, 450)500, 550, 600{675, 750, 825} yds
(320, 366, 411)457, 503, 548{617, 686, 754} m

stitch markers, scrap yarn or stitch holders, darning needle

knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing, blocking

This design is knit seamlessly from the top down with shoulder short row shaping. Stitches are picked up for sleeve and neckline finishes.