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Sideways Tee Using Berroco Pima 100

Sideways Tee Using Berroco Pima 100







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The Design

“Handknit athleisure.”

This deceptively simple top is cleverly knit from the center out to each side, rather than from top to bottom or vice versa. A modern pivot to a familiar style! A tapered shape allows for plenty of ease at the bust , while providing a relaxed and flattering bottom edge at hip length.

For this comfortably weighty Sideways Tee, we turned to Berroco Pima 100—a beautiful workhorse of a cotton yarn. Four plies of pure, long-staple Peruvian cotton are tightly spun together for a worsted-weight yarn with a smooth softness that produces a superior stitch definition. Plus, Pima 100 promises a solid durability that’s wonderful for warm, active days.

The Details

Sizes: S (M, L, XL). Details given for S; larger sizes in parentheses ( ).
Finished bust (at armholes): 49½ (57½, 65½, 73)"/126 (146, 166, 185)cm.
To fit bust: 28–32 (34–38, 40–44, 46–50)"/71–81 (86.5–96.5, 102–112, 117–127)cm.
With approx. ease: 17½–21½ (19½–23½, 21½–25½, 23–27)"/45–55 (49.5–59.5, 54–64, 58–68)cm.

Finished length: Measured from high shoulder (where shoulder meets neck) to bottom edge. 20½ (22¾, 25½, 28)"/52 (58, 65, 71)cm.

4 (5, 7, 7) skeins of Berroco Pima 100 (219 yds/200m per skein). Model is wearing Color 8406, Stone Crop in size Large.

Or approx. 815 (1045, 1300, 1580) yds/745 (956, 1189, 1 445)m of a DK-weight yarn.

For custom lengths: To lengthen body, add approx. 35 (40, 45, 50) yds/32 (37, 41, 46)m of yarn for each 1"/2.5cm of knitted body length.

US 6 (4mm) 24"/60cm circular needles, or size to obtain gauge.
US 5 (3.75mm) 16"/40cm and 32"/80cm circular needles, or one size smaller than gauge needle.
US D/3 (3.25mm) crochet hook for provisional cast-on.
5 yds/m smooth fingering-weight waste yarn for provisional cast-on.
30 locking markers.
8 spare circular needles (gauge size or smaller), so you can knit off of needle from either end; or you can use waste yarn.
Darning needle to finish.

20 sts/30 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking.

Errata & Clarifications


>With a simple shape and stockinette stitch, this tee is all about the yarn. Choose a yarn (or combination of yarns) that will give you a soft draping fabric. And be sure to pay special attention to your swatch on this one! Unlike a typical knitted garment, this tee is knit sideways, so your row gauge will determine your fit and your stitch gauge will affect your length. Work a nice big swatch, and note your unblocked gauge for reference while you knit.

COLOR: 8400 Yarrow.

COLOR: 8401: Magnolia.

COLOR: 8403 Wisteria.

COLOR: 8406 Stone Crop.

COLOR: 8408 Rye.

COLOR: 8411 Alyssum.

COLOR: 8417 Hydrangea.

COLOR: 8424 Globe Thistle.

COLOR: 8425 Leaf.

COLOR: 8427 Tweedia.

COLOR: 8434 Black Eyed Susan.

COLOR: 8435 Oregano.

COLOR: 8437 Bee Balm.

COLOR: 8441 Marigold.

COLOR: 8444 Foxglove.

COLOR: 8450 Peony.

COLOR: 8459 Empire.

COLOR: 8463 Iris.

COLOR: 8428 Periwinkle.

COLOR: 8431 Chrysanthemum.

COLOR: 8492 Cranberry.

COLOR: 8470 Goats Beard.

Digital Sideways Tee pattern (Download).

Printed Sideways Tee pattern (Requires shipping).

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