Rockport Top-Down Shell #B107
This tank top is worked from the top down, beginning at the back shoulders. The back is worked to the armholes, then placed on hold while the front is picked up from the back shoulders and worked to the armholes. Then the back and front are joined and the body is worked to the bottom edge.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Skills Used: Knitting in the round, increasing and decreasing, picking up stitches
Sizes: XX-Small (X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X, 6X)
Finished Measurements: 26 (30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66)" bust; intended to be worn with approximately 2" ease
Materials: DK/light worsted weight cotton: 450 (525, 600, 675, 750, 850, 925, 1025, 1100, 1200, 1300) yards. NOTE: If you plan to increase the length of the BODY, be sure to purchase extra yarn. Model knit in Frog Tree Yarns Pima Cotton (100% cotton; 50 grams / 123 yards): color #611
Needles and Notions: Size 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, 24" long or longer, OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE; size 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, 16" long, for Neckband and Armhole Edging; stitch markers in 2 different colors; waste yarn
Gauge: In Stockinette stitch, 24 stitches and 30 rows = 4"/10 cm
If you are unfamiliar with working a set-in-sleeve sweater from the top-down, my 2-part tutorial gives you everything you'll need to know to do it successfully.