Hay Bale Tank

Designer Kate Gagnon Osborn

Finished Size 33 1/4 (37 1/4, 41, 45, 48 3/4, 52 3/4)" bust circumference. Tank shown measures 33 1/4", modeled with 2 1/4" of negative ease.

Yarn The Fibre Company Meadow (40% merino wool, 25% baby llama, 20% silk, 15% linen; 545 yd [498 m]/3 1/2 oz [100 g]): prairie, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): straight and 16" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 19 sts and 23 rows = 4" in Vine Lace patt with 2 strands of yarn held tog; 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st with 1 strand of yarn

To keep things light and airy, use a laceweight yarn on large needles for the front and the same yarn doubled for the lacey back in the sleeveless Hay Bale Tank.



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