Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Bright Baby Tank Top
Lion Brand® Incredible®
Pattern Number: 60218A

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 9 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos
Finished Chest 20 (21, 22) in. [51 (53.5, 56) cm] Finished Length 9 (10, 10 1/2) in. [23 (25.5, 26) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

520-207 Incredible Yarn: Purple Party

Brilliant gold, cerise, lavender, warm purple and sage green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.98
Alternative Quantity: (2,2)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
16 sts + 22 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK
Cast on 40 (42, 44) sts.

Work in St st until piece measures 5 1/2 (6, 6) in.

[13.5 (15, 15) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Shape Armhole
Dec 1 st each side of next 4 rows -- 32 (34, 36) sts.

Work even until armhole measures 3 (3 1/2, 3 1/4) in.

[7.5 (8.5, 9) cm], end with a WS row.



Shape Neck
Next Row (RS): Work 8 (8, 9) sts, join a 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 16 (18, 18) sts for neck, work to end.

Work even on both sides at the same time until armholes measure 3 3/4 (4, 4 1/4) in.

[9.5 (10, 11) cm].

Bind off 8 (8, 9) sts each side for shoulders.



FRONT
Work same as Back until armhole measures 2 1/2 (2 1/4, 2 3/4) in.

[5.5 (6.5, 7) cm], end with a WS row.



Shape Neck
Next Row (RS): Work 12 (12, 13) sts, join a 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 8 (10, 10) sts for neck, work to end.

Working both sides at the same time, bind off 2 sts at each neck edge.

Dec 1 st at each neck edge twice - 8 (8, 9) sts.

Work even on both sides until armhole measures 3 3/4 (4, 4 1/2) in.

[9.5 (10, 11) cm].

Bind off 8 (8, 9) sts each side for shoulders.



FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.

Sew side seams.



Edging
Working around neck edge from RS, pick up and k 1 st, * pick up and k 1 st, pass first st over 2nd st, repeat from *.

Repeat for each armhole and lower edge.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
WS = wrong side
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dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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