Colbie Tank

Mari Chiba

Sizes 35 (38, 41, 44, 47, 50)" bust circumference; shown in size 35", modeled with 1/2" of negative ease

Yarn Louet Euroflax Sport (100% wet spun linen; 270 yd [246 m]/100 g):

• #2774 crabapple (A), 3 (4, 4, 4, 4, 5) skeins

Louet Gems Sport (100% merino wool; 225 yd [206 m]/100 g):

• #2263 crabapple (B), 1 skein

Gauge 24 sts and 30 rows/rnds = 4" in St st

Tools

• Size 4 (3.5 mm): 24–40" circular (cir) needle, depending on size you are making

• Size 4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook

• Markers (m)

• Removable markers

• Cable needle (cn)

• Tapestry needle

• Stitch holders

The wide halter neck is worked down from a cabled circlet. A wool yarn adds strength and stability to the cables, while a linen yarn makes the body drapey and light.

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