Claire Tank

knit top pattern

Joan Forgione

Simple lines, a bold stripe, and elegant yarn make this top a versatile, all-season piece. The yarn, a unique blend of linen, silk, and wool, provides the sheen and drape, as well as the necessary structure and durability for a top that will be worn again and again.

Finished Size 32 (34¾, 37¼, 40¾, 43¼)” bust circumference. Tank shown measures 32″; modeled with 1½” of positive ease.

Yarn Shibui Knits Twig (46% linen, 42% recycled silk, 12% wool; 190 yd [174 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #2003 ash (MC), 4 (5, 5, 5, 6) skeins; #2001 abyss (CC), 1 skein.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): 16″ and 24″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 24 sts and 37 rnds = 4″ in St st.

knit top pattern

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