Charleston Tee


Ruth Garcia-Alcantud

A fully finished picot hem and puffed sleeves define a feminine tee inspired by the 1940s. Piece is knit flat and finished with an I-cord bind-off.

Finished Size 31 (34½, 38½, 42, 45½)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 31".

Yarn Zealana Kiwi (40% merino, 30% organic cotton, 30% possum; 136 yd [124 m]/1½ oz [40 g]): #15 aurora pink, 8 (9, 11, 12, 14) skeins. Yarn distributed by Yarn Sisters.

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): straight and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; size D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook; spare needle in same size or smaller; stitch holders; tapestry needle; one 3/8" button; 1 yd narrow elastic (optional).

Gauge 27 sts and 40 rows = 4" in St st.

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