Pattern of the Week: Vintage Pink Tank

If you’re anything like me, you are ready for summer. No more of this hot-one-day/ cold-the-next craziness—bring on the sun! Along with this desire to see the sun comes with a need to crochet something to celebrate the season. Fortunately for me, Interweave Crochet Summer 2019 has lots of options that will help me celebrate in style.

Vintage Pink Tank

Vintage Pink Tank front view CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

Unfortunately, there’s just not enough time to work all the projects that have caught my eye, so I’ll have to settle for the one that I like the best. That project is (drum roll, please) the Vintage Pink Tank by Lana Jois. Worked in a DK-weight cotton (affiliate link) with a diagonal mesh pattern, this project is perfect for both summer wearing and fall layering. What’s even better? This tank is written for 6 sizes, so it’s accessible to more crocheters!

Vintage Pink Tank

Vintage Pink Tank details CREDIT: Harper Point Photography

If you’re as interested in creating this pattern as I am, check out the pattern detail to see what you would need in order to add this to your summer-stitching queue. And then be sure to let us know how your work progresses via the comments!

Vintage Pink Tank by Lana Jois: Pattern Details

Tank is worked from the bottom up. The front and back hems are worked separately, then joined to work body in the round to the armholes. At armholes, work is divided into front and back.

FINISHED SIZE 373/4 (421/2, 47, 503/4, 551/2, 601/4)” bust circumference. Sample shown measures 373/4″, modeled with 33/4″ positive ease.

YARN Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK (affiliate link) (distributed by LoveKnitting) (100% cotton; 137 yd [125 m]/13/4 oz [50 g]; ): #456 vintage pink, 4 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) balls.

HOOK Size G/6 (4 mm) (affiliate link). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS Removable stitch marker (m); yarn needle.

GAUGE 17 dc and 71/2 rows = 4″.

Happy Stitching!
Susanna

Featured Image: Harper Point Photography


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