Beltane Tee

A knitted tee is worked in the round with waist shaping. Bust darts are worked horizontally with short-rows. Set-in sleeves and picot edges sweeten up the classic tee.

Designer marlaina bird
Sizes 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52)" bust (see Notes about bust darts and sizing)
Yarn Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece (80% cotton, 20% merino; 215 yd [197 m]/100 g):
• #CW455 willow leaf, 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins
Gauge 18 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st
Tools
• Size 8 (5 mm): 24" circular (cir) needle
• Markers (m)
• Stitch holders
• Yarn needle

CORRECTIONS   
Under BODY section: “Work Rnds 2-7 of picot edge (see Stitches) once. HERE Shape Waist: *Knit 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4) rnds even. Next rnd Knit to 2 sts before m, ssk, sl m, k1, k2tog, knit to 3 sts before m, ssk, k1, sl m, k2tog, knit to end—4 sts dec’d. Rep from * 10 more times—110 (124, 138, 156, 178, 200, 222) sts rem. Knit 13 rnds even. Next rnd **Knit to m, M1, sl m, k1, M1, knit to 1 st before second m, M1, k1, sl m, M1, knit to end—4 sts inc’d. Knit 9 (7, 6, 6, 7, 9, 12) rnds even. Rep from ** 3 (4, 5, 5, 4, 3, 2) more times—126 (144, 162, 180, 198, 216, 234) sts; 63 (72, 81, 90, 99, 108, 117) sts each back and front.

Before Bust darts: Work even until piece measures 15 1/2 (15 1/2, 15 3/4, 17, 17, 17)" from picot edging.

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