Naiad Tank

Designer Meghan Jones

Finished Size 36 1/2 (40 1/2, 44 1/2, 48 1/2, 52 1/2, 56 1/2, 60 1/2, 64 1/2)" bust circumfer­ence. Tank shown measures 36 1/2", mod­eled with 2 1/2" of positive ease.

Yarn Tahki Yarns Tandem (28% cotton, 28% nylon, 28% viscose, 16% acrylic; 106 yd [98 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): #01 woodlands, 7 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13) skeins. Yarn distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 24–47" circular (cir), depending on size you are making. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 19 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st.

A simple tank top with a scoop neckline, A-line shaping, and minimal edging, Naiad makes superb use of interesting yarn. A line of garter stitches from hem to shoulder along the princess seam line is later picked up and worked sideways for a gently shaped bias-lace mock wing.

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