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Breezy Summer Tee Pattern

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The Breezy Summer Tee is a light summer top with a simple round yoke construction worked top down in the round. A simple rolled hem detail at the neckline, hem and cuff are the only textures to the otherwise plain stockinette short sleeved tee.

With its simple construction and loads of knit stitches in the round the Breezy Summer Tee gives you a calming knitting experience, and you can enjoy the beautiful yarn and you will get a delicate light and sophisticated summer top from your efforts.

Using a lace weight yarn with high meterage, the Breezy Summer Tee only requires between 100 and 200 g of yarn, allowing you to splurge on a decadent beautiful yarn and letting the yarn shine while keeping within an affordable budget.

The pattern is available in English and in Danish.

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Breezy Summer Tee Pattern

Breezy Summer Tee Pattern

The Breezy Summer Tee is a light summer top with a simple round yoke construction worked top down in the round. A simple rolled hem detail at the neckline, hem and cuff are the only textures to the otherwise plain stockinette short sleeved tee.

With its simple construction and loads of knit stitches in the round the Breezy Summer Tee gives you a calming knitting experience, and you can enjoy the beautiful yarn and you will get a delicate light and sophisticated summer top from your efforts.

Using a lace weight yarn with high meterage, the Breezy Summer Tee only requires between 100 and 200 g of yarn, allowing you to splurge on a decadent beautiful yarn and letting the yarn shine while keeping within an affordable budget.

For the larger sizes, raglan increases lead into the splitting for sleeves and body, and the front will have more stitches than the back.

SIZES

1 (2) 3 (4) 5 (6) 7

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 90.5 (95) 105 (115) 125 (135) 145 cm / 35¾ (37½) 41¼ (45¼) 49¼ (53¼) 57”.
The top is designed with 10 cm / 4” positive ease at the bust. To pick your best size, measure your full bust and add your desired ease, then pick the finished bust circumference closest to that number.
Sample shown in size 3 with approx. 5 cm / 2 “positive ease.

YARN

1 (1) 2 (2) 2 (2) 2 100 g skeins of Merino Decadence Lace – 2 ply 55% superwash 25 micron merino wool and 45% silk (800 m/875 yards per 100g) from Glenheavenknits. Colour used in sample: African Daisy.

Or if substituting yarn appr. 750 (800) 890 (980) 1070 (1160) 1270 m / 820 (875) 973 (1072) 1170 (1269) 1389 yards lace weight yarn with similar gauge and yardage.

These are just approximations. Total yarn usage will depend on the yarn you use (fiber content, ply, etc.), your personal gauge, and any modifications you may make.

The top is knitted in single stranded lace weight yarn resulting in a very delicate light weight fabric.

SUGGESTED NEEDLES

2.75 mm / US 2 / UK 12 or size required for gauge, circular needle (40 and 80 cm / 16 and 32“) long and dpns suitable for small circumferences, for body and sleeves.
2.25 mm / US 1 / UK 13 or one size smaller than main needle, circular needle (40 and 80 cm / 16 and 32”) long and dpns suitable for small circumferences, for neckline, hem and cuffs.

(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge).

NOTIONS

Stitch markers, stitch holders (or waste yarn), blunt darning needle.

GAUGE

31 sts and 43 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4” on a 2.75 mm / US 2 / UK 12 needles, in stockinette worked in the round with single stranded yarn, washed, blocked and laid flat.

The knitted fabric may grow slightly length and width wise with wear and wash.

TECHNIQUES

Top down seamless round yoke construction worked in the round. Plenty of knit stitches and few purl rounds at neckline, hem and cuffs. Increases are worked as M1L (and M1R, where raglan increases are used). The back is raised using German Short Rows (GSR).

YARN SUBSTITUTION IDEAS

Test knitters have used:
TRIO, 50% linen, 30% cotton and 20% Bamboo (700 m / 100 g) from Isager yarn.

Pattern is available in English and in Danish as a digital downloadable pdf .

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