Greenhouse Tank

May 5, 2011
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Greenhouse Tank
Deborah Newton

A swingy A-line shape created with decreases in the lace panel. Chained decreases create cable-like lines.  Attractive boat neck and side-seam buttons complete this go-anywhere summertime tank.

Finished Size 35 (39½, 43, 47½, 51)" bust circumference. Tank shown measures 35", modeled with 2" of ease.
Yarn Manos del Uruguay Serena 60% baby alpaca, 40% pima cotton; 170 yd [155 m]/50 g): #2110 blood orange, 4 (5, 6, 7, 8) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
Needles Sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; ten ½" buttons.
Gauge 26 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 29-st lace panel = 4" on larger needles, slightly steamed.


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