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Free Knit-Along (Pattern) Every Day Tank

Updated: Mar 29, 2021

PDF version of pattern can be purchased here on Raverly.

The Every Day Tank

Sizes:

Small (S): 34’’ bust (86 cm)

Medium (M): 38’’ bust (96.5 cm)

Large (L): 42.5’’ bust (108 cm)

X-Large (XL): 47’’ bust (119 cm)

Gauge:

9 sts and 15 rows/rounds = 4 inches/10cm in stockinette stitch

Supplies:

Yarn

S, M, L – 200 yards of weight 5 Bulky Yarn

XL – 300 yards of weight 5 Bulky Yarn

Needles

US 15 (10mm) 24’’/40cm circular needles

Other

2 stitch markers (preferably two different colors to indicate beginning and middle of rounds)

Tapestry needle


Abbreviations:

K – Knit

P – Purl

PM – Place Marker

SM – Slip Marker

CO – Cast on

BOR – Beginning of Round

K2tog – Knit two together


Everyday Tank – Knit Pattern

Partially worked in the round, then worked flat.

Hem

Ribbed Hem:

Set up: CO 76 (86, 96, 106) stitches using the preferred cast on method for ribbing. Join in the round and PM to designate B

Round 1: Work in 1x1 ribbing for 38 (43, 48, 53) sts, PM, continue in 1x1 pattern to end of row.

Round 2 through 4: Work in 1x1 ribbing for 28, 43, 48, 53, SM, continue in 1x1 pattern.


Garter Stitch Hem:

Set up: CO 76 (86, 96, 106) stitches using the long tail cast on method. Join in the round and PM to designate BOR.

Round 1: K 38 (43, 48, 53) sts, PM, K to end of round.

Round 2: P all sts.

Round 3: K all sts.

Round 4: P all sts.


Both Hems

Round 5: Knit all stitches, SM when necessary.

Repeat round 5 until piece measures 8 (8.5, 8.5, 9) inches from CO edge.



Divide Front and Back and Make Arm Holes

Front

Piece is worked flat as both sides are worked separately

ALL SIZES

Round 1 (RS): K1, k2tog, knit to last three stitches before middle row marker, ssk, k1. 36 (41, 46, 51) sts remain for the front side.

Round 2 (WS): P all sts.

Round 3: K1, k2tog, knit to last three stitches before middle row marker, ssk, k1. 34 (39, 44, 49) sts remain.

Round 4: P all sts.

Round 5: K1, k2tog, knit to last three stitches before middle row marker, ssk, k1. 32 (37, 42, 47) sts remain.

Round 6: P all sts.

Round 7: K1, k2tog, knit to last three stitches before middle row marker, ssk, k1. 30 (35, 40, 45) sts remain.

Round 8: P all sts.


M, L, XL ONLY

Round 9: K1, k2tog, knit to last three stitches before middle row marker, ssk, k1. (33, 38, 43) sts remain.

Round 10: P all sts.

Work even in stockinette until piece measure 16 (17, 17.5, 18.5) inches/40.5 (43, 44.5, 47) cm from CO edge or to desired length.


Next row for all sizes


Create Neckline

Round 9 (11, 11, 11): K 4 (5, 6, 7), BO 22 (23, 26, 29) sts, k to end of row.

Place remaining sts (two sets) onto scrap yarn or stitch holders.



Back

Return to remaining stitches of body for the back.

Work the back the same as the front, stopping when the piece is the right length – do not BO center. Leave stitches on the needle with the yarn still attached


Finishing

Return remaining shoulder stitches from the front to the spare needle.


Use the three-needle bind off method with the right side of work facing you.


BO 4 (5, 6, 7) stitches of the front and back right shoulder, BO 22 (23, 26, 29) stitches for the Back neckline, and work three-needle bind off across remaining stitches of the front and back left shoulder.


Weave in ends, then wash and block your piece.


Congrats, you have finished your Every Day Tank!

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hannaharndtbirthday
Sep 01, 2023

Hey I think you made a mistake in your description of the recommended needle size. You confused your inches! 24" is 60 cm not 40 :)

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