All Eyelets On You Tee

This breezy top will keep you cool all spring and summer long.  It’s knit in two pieces, with seams at the shoulders and sides. Imagine how great it will look with your favorite pair of jeans!

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Finished Bust Size 32.75 (36.75, 40.75, 44.75, 48.75)” to fit bust 30 (34, 38, 42, 46)”

2-4” positive ease recommended.

Shown in size 36.75

Gauge: 20 sts and 30 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Diamond Eyelet Stitch after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn: Universal Yarn Cotton Supreme DK (100% Cotton; 230 yards [210 meters]/100 grams): 701 White 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) balls

Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) 24-32” circular, US size 6 (4.0 mm) 16″ long circular for neckband.

Notions: Stitch holders, stitch marker, tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Diamond Eyelet Stitch (multiple of 10 sts + 4)

Row 1 (RS): K2, *k2tog, yo, k6, yo, ssk; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Rows 2, 4 and 6: Purl.

Row 3: K3, *k2tog, yo, k4, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 5: K4, *k2tog, yo, k2, yo, ssk, k4; rep from * to end.

Row 7: K2, yo, ssk, *k1, k2tog, yo2, ssk; rep from * to last 5 sts, k1, k2tog, yo, k2.

Row 8 (WS): P6, *pfb into double yarn over, p3; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3.

Row 9: K5, *yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k6; rep from * to last 9 sts, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k5.

Rows 10, 12 and 14: Purl.

Row 11: K4, *yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k4; rep from * to end.

Row 13: K3, *yo, ssk, k4, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 15: Rep Row 7.

Row 16 (WS): Rep Row 8.

Rep Rows 1-16 for patt.

Pattern Notes

This top is worked from the bottom up. The back and front are worked separately, then sewn together at the shoulders and sides.

Pattern

Back

CO 84 (94, 104, 114, 124) sts.

Border

Row 1 (WS): Knit.

Row 2 (RS): Knit.

Row 3: P2, *yo, p2tog; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.

Rows 4-6: Knit.

Row 7: Purl.

Body

Begin Diamond Eyelet Stitch pattern. Work even in pattern until piece measures 14 (15, 15, 16, 16)”, ending with WS row.

Shape Sleeves

Inc Row (RS): K2, m1, work in patt to last 2 sts, m1, k2. (2 sts inc’d)

Rep Inc Row every RS row 4 more times. (94 (104, 114, 124, 134) sts)

Next 2 Rows: Maint established patt, work in patt to end, CO 5 sts using cable cast on method. (104 (114, 124, 134, 144) sts)

Work even in patt until piece meas 8 (8.5, 8.5, 9, 9)” from beg of sleeve shaping, ending with WS row.

Shape Back Neck

Row 1 (RS): Work 34 (39, 42, 47, 52) sts in patt, join another ball of yarn and BO center 36 (36, 40, 40, 40) sts, work in patt to end.

Work both sides at once with separate balls of yarn.

Row 2 (WS): Purl to neck edge; on other side, purl to end.

Row 3: Work in patt to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1; on other side, k1, ssk, work in patt to end. (1 st dec’d each side)

Rows 4 and 5: Rep Rows 2-3. (32 (37, 40, 45, 50) sts each side)

Row 6: Purl to neck edge; on other side, purl to end.

Row 7: Work in patt to neck edge; on other side, work in patt to end.

Row 8: Purl to neck edge; on other side, purl to end.

Place all sts on holder.

Front

Work same as Back until piece meas 7 (7.5, 7.5, 8, 8)” from beg of sleeve shaping, ending with WS row.

Shape Front Neck

Row 1 (RS): Work 38 (43, 46, 51, 56) sts in patt, join another ball of yarn and BO center 28 (28, 32, 32, 32) sts, work in patt to end.

Work both sides at once with separate balls of yarn.

Row 2 (WS): Purl to neck edge; on other side, purl to end.

Row 3: Work in patt to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1; on other side, k1, ssk, work in patt to end. (1 st dec’d each side)

Rows 4-5: Rep Rows 2-3, 5 more times. (32 (37, 40, 45, 50) sts each side)

Work even until same length as back to shoulders.

Finishing

Join shoulder seams using 3-needle BO method.

Neckband

With shorter circular needles and beg at right shoulder seam, pick up and k96 (96, 106, 106, 106) sts along neck edge. PM for beg of rnd and join to work in the rnd.

Rnd 1: Purl

Rnd 2: Knit

Rnd 3: *K2tog, yo; rep from * to end.

Rnd 4: Knit.

Rnd 5: Purl.

BO all sts.

Sleeve Borders

Pick up and knit 70 (74, 74, 80, 80) sts along edge of sleeve.

Row 1 (WS): Knit.

Row 2 (RS): Knit.

Row 3: P1, *p2tog, yo; rep from * to last st, p1.

Rows 4-5: Knit

BO all sts.

Sew side seams.

Weave in ends. Block to finished measurements.

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