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Joan Somerville

for SWTC   2009

String of Purls

This splendid tank works (as is so often the case for-- well, Canadians, for example) either as a wardrobe-builder on its own, or as a vest over something else: a blouse, long-sleeved tee, whatever. Somerville has livened up the traditional take on it by making the neck and its ribbing surround as wide and inviting as reasonably possible, and introduced the bobbles for extra knitting and visual interest. Phoenix, a gorgeous tape in Soy Silk, is as seasonless a yarn as you could wish for.

Pattern Detail

  • no charts
  • no schematics
  • sewing required
  • spring/summer
  • straight (flat)
  • 8 sizes, finished 36" - 64"; see data page
  • digital PDF has 3 pages (letter size)
  • intermediate
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 5.5 mm
    • US 9
    • 20.0 st st
Click below for more images and yarn requirements
Phoenix_string_of_purls.pdf-1main Phoenix_string_of_purls.pdf-2data

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