Stretchy Summer Top – Free Knitting Pattern

A bottom-up summer tank top knitted in one piece

Sizes: Women’s S/M and L/XL


Stretchy Top in Leaf Stitch

Sizes: Women’s S/M [L/XL]

Lace Leaf Summer Top Pattern by Red Basket Crafts ~

This open cotton tank is knitted in one piece from the bottom up in the round and finished with matching straps. A stretchy leaf lace pattern is perfect for the summer and will flatter your figure. No extra trimming needed as edges are integrated into this knit. Only straps are seamed at their top.

Level of skills: Intermediate/advanced

Stitches: knit, purl, yarn-over increase, ssk, k2tog, p2tog, centered double decrease, front/back cross

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS (*please note that garment comes out stretchy)
Chest: approximately 34 [40]” to fit 32-37 [38-43]” bust
Length (center front/back): 15.5”
Strap length (shoulder to underarm): approximately 7-7.5”

3 skeins of Berroco Modern Cotton (60% cotton/40% acrylic) yarn
(3.5 oz/100 g, 209 yds/191 m per skein)
Substitute yarn: Medium-weight worsted 4 ply cotton/acrylic yarn, above amount and yardage

24-29″ US #6 or 7 (4-4.5 mm) circular needle, short US #6 or 7 (4-4.5 mm) straight needles
Stitch marker and cable needle
Waste yarn and stitch holder to hold back, underarm and strap sts

20 sts and 24 rows = 4″/10 cm in both stockinette and lace stitch


Download Free Pattern (PDF): SUMMER TOP IN LEAF STITCH


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