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Easy Garter Stitch Tank Knitting Pattern

April 15, 2018

Garter Stitch Sweater Knitting Pattern

This Garter Stitch Tank Knitting Pattern is a easy basic to get you through the spring season. The shape is relaxed and it’s the perfect easy piece to throw on with jeans. Best of all? This tank is unbelievably easy to knit! It’s knit in Garter Stitch and there’s very little 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 and it knits up fast!

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Garter Stitch Tank Knitting Pattern

Yarn: Bernat Home Decor yarn in Clay (2 skeins)

Needles: Size 10 1/2 single point

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 piece measures 20 (21, 22) inches, ending on a wrong side row.

Shape neck:

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 holder and knit in garter stitch until shoulder measures 2 inches. Bind off.


Sew pieces together at shoulders. Sew the sides together leaving a 7 1/2 inch opening for the arm holes.

Garter Stitch Tank Knitting Pattern

Garter Stitch Tank Knitting Pattern

  • Ruth
    April 19, 2018 at 5:41 pm

    Can the speedy summer sweater be knitted using round needles?

  • cindy
    June 4, 2019 at 5:53 pm

    I just love your patterns. Thanks Cindy

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