Thursday, June 6, 2013

Joy Tank & Skirt

The Joy Tank is a simple little topdown tank with ribbon and bead embellishment. The straps are added at the end, as part of the armhole finishing to keep it simple and achieve the perfect fit!
sizes: 32-35 (36-39, 40-43, 44-47)
600 (700, 800, 900) yards #2 or #3 lightweight or dk yarn
3-5 yards ribbon or lace
sparkly beads or charms (optional)
#4- 24” circular needle
#4- 16” circular needle
spare needle (or waste yarn)
stitch markers (color a, color b, and beginning of round)
darning needle

gauge: 20 st x 4”

suggested yarns: Bamboo Pop, Classic Shades Sequins Lite, Dolce Merino, 220 Superwash ® Sport , Cherub DK, Sunseeker, and Ultra Pima yarns.
FREE PATTERN ! Joy is a wonderful, little, light and airy anytime skirt. Weave in some beautiful ribbon or some simple lace to make it your own! The following instructions are for the Joy Skirt as pictured, feel free to add more or less ‘yarnover’ rows as desired.
(hip measurement)
33-35 (length: 18”)
36-39 (length: 20”)
40-43 (length: 21”)
(length is certainly “as desired”, feel free to make Joy as long or short as you would like, just remember to get enough yarn)
600 (700, 800) yards #2 or #3 lightweight or dk yarn
# 4-32” circular needles
# 1- 24” or 32” circular needles
6-10 yards ribbon or lace
1.5 inch wide elastic (for waist)
darning needle
stitch marker

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