Boat Neck Tee Knitting Kit
The Boat Neck Tee is a lightweight, short sleeved summer sweater. Be comfortable all day in this soft easy to wear top. Using Uneek Cotton this simple knit top takes on a bold and beautiful air as the stripes flow horizontally across the work.
The top itself was designed the maximize the characteristics of Uneek Cotton. The front and back are knitted flat from the bottom up and then grafted together with an I-Cord. It can be modified easily by adding additional stitches for horizontal sizing or extra rows for length. The sleeves are formed by adding stitches on two rows of the pattern so if you prefer a longer sleeve, just cast on extra stitches.
The blue sample shown is color #1072, and the purple sample is #1074.
This Kit Includes:
Boat Neck Tee Top Knitting Pattern
Urth 100% Cotton DK Weight Yarn (see below for more details)
Unblocked 20 stitches x 25 rows = 4" (10cm)
The Boat Neck Tee has a slight negative ease at the hip, subtle shaping in the waist, and very slight positive ease at the bust. The standard length is shown in the chart below, if you want your tee longer choose the long option and we'll through in an extra hank of yarn, simply knit as many additional rows as you want to adjust your length.
|Size||Your Bust Measurement||Finished Circumference at Bust||Length|
|XS||34" (86cm)||35" (89cm)||21" (53cm)
|S||36" (91.5cm)||37" (94cm)||21" (53cm)
|M||38" (96.5cm)||39" (99cm)||25" (63.5cm)
|L||40" (101.6cm)||41" (104cm)||25" (63.5m)|
About the Yarn:
Uneek Cotton is a 100% Mercerized Cotton, DK Weight hand dyed yarn. It creates subtle stripes when knit up, and it's perfect for cool summer sweaters.
To care for your top you will be able to machine wash it on a gentle cycle in cool water and lay it flat to dry.
Price and how much yarn is included will vary depending on your sizing choices:
XS-S = 2 Hanks of Uneek Cotton (Long Option = 3 Hanks)
M-L = 3 Hanks of Uneek Cotton (Long Option = 4 Hanks)
Once you have completed your purchase, the digital pattern will be emailed to you in PDF format, and your yarn will be sent by first class post.