Are you ready to party this Summer? The Summer Confetti tee is perfect for the season’s days, nights and everything in between. The circular yoke offers a seamless, casual fit, while the peek-a-boo bow design on the back adds a chic vibe making it a staple garment for any wardrobe.
Sizes: 1, 2, 3 (4, 5, 6) 7, 8, 9
Sizing: Garment is designed with 2” positive ease factored in at the bust. Meant to be worn with 0-2” of ease. Sample Garment is a finished size 4 (44”) with 2” positive ease on a 42” bust. Take your bust measurement and add the amount of ease you’d like to incorporate, then knit the size closest to that number. If you’re in between sizes knit the smaller size.
Finished Garment circumference:
32, 36, 40 (44, 48, 52) 56, 60, 64 inches / 80, 90, 100 (110, 120, 130) 140, 150, 160 centimetres
Note: This pattern has been tech edited for all sizes and test knitted for Sizes 2, 3, 4, 5, & 7.
If you are interested in test knitting for Sizes 1, 6, 8 & 9 please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject Summer Confetti Test Knit Interest: (Size) for more details.
Yarn: any DK-weight yarn that allows you to obtain gauge. Sample knitted in Kat’s Riverside Studio, 100% Superwash Merino DK/ 4 ply/ 100g/3.5oz / 235m/257y
Yardage: 778, 920, 1080, 1244, 1428, 1641, 1852, 2080, 2354 yards/712, 842, 988, 1138, 1306, 1501, 1694, 1902, 2153 meters
Please note you may need extra yardage/meters if knitting the garment a longer length or without the bow design.
Gauge: 22 sts & 34 rounds = 4” stockinette stitch in the round & 24 sts & 34 rows = 4” stockinette stitch knitted flat
Needles: US 5 (3.75mm) circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge for Yoke, Body & Sleeves & Back and US 5 (3.75mm) Double Pointed Needles for Bow straps
Notions: stitch markers, spare yarn or stitch holders, darning needle
Construction: This garment features a circular yoke, knitted in the round with a lateral braid design. The sleeves are separated from the body and put on hold while the rest is knit in the round. The back of the garment is bound off, and the front is then knitted flat to the hem. Stitches are picked up at both sides at the front of the garment to create the back and the bow design.
Special Techniques: Casting on, knitting in the round, increasing, lateral braids, putting stitches on hold, binding off, knitting flat, picking up stitches, decreasing, double stockinette
Yarn Suggestions (used by test knitters):
Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton DK prints (100% cotton)
Hobbii Highland Wool, 100% wool
Lion Brand Truboo, 100% rayon
Lang Yarns Omega 50%polyamid 50%polyacryl
Thank you to my:
Tech Editor: Snooptiggercrafts
Testers: Brandii, Johanna, Stephanie, Em, Denise