Easy Garter Stitch Tank Knitting Pattern- a lightweight weight summer top knit in nylon/cotton yarn. The pattern is ideal for beginners!
This Garter Stitch Tank Knitting Pattern is an easy basic to get you through the spring season. This sleeveless top features a relaxed shape with a scoop neckline. It’s the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. Best of all? This tank is unbelievably easy to knit! It’s knit in Garter Stitch and there’s minimal shaping (only the neck hole).
This Bernat Home Decor yarn is perfect for spring knitting projects. It’s a cotton and nylon blend with a tubular feel (like t-shirt yarn). It’s chunky without being too heavy, has a great drape and it knits up fast!
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Garter Stitch Tank Knitting Pattern
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Yarn: Bernat Home Decor yarn in Clay (yarn weight #5 bulky, 2 skeins)
Needles: Size US 10 1/2 single point knitting needles
Gauge: 2 inches= 6 sts
Sizes: Small, Medium, Large
For the Front and the Back
Cast on 60 (66, 72 sts). Knit in garter stitch until the piece measures 20 (21, 22) inches, ending on a wrong side row.
Knit 18 (20, 22) sts and place on a stitch holder. Cast off 24 (26, 28) sts to make the neck. Knit to the end of the row. Continue working in garter stitch until the shoulders measure 2 inches. Bind off.
Join yarn to stitches on a holder and knit in garter stitch until the shoulder measures 2 inches. Bind off.
Sew pieces together at the shoulders. Sew the sides together leaving a 7 1/2 inch opening for the armholes.
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