Peach Bellini Tee

Knit in the round and bottom up, this Peach Bellini Tee features set-in raglan sleeves with an adorable keyhole that can be worn in either the front or the back. Once you make it, you’ll wonder how you ever survived the summer without this essential piece in your closet.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished Bust Size 34.25 (38, 42, 46.25, 50.5)” to fit bust 32 (36, 40, 44, 48)” bust.

2.25-2.5” positive ease recommended.

Shown in size 34.25”

Gauge: 28 sts and 40 rows = 4” in St st; 25 Sts and 40 rows = 4” in Lace Chart A after wet blocking.

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere (70% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 400 yards [366 meters]/113 grams): Melon Bomb, (3 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins).

Needles: US size 2 (2.75mm) 32 and 16” circulars.

Notions: Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

LLI (Left lifted increase): Insert left needle from back to front through st one row below the next st on the right needle. Knit this st through the back loop and slip off the needle. (1 st increased)

RLI (Right lifted increase): Insert right needle from back to front underneath st one row below the first st on left needle, place it on left needle. Knit this st and slip it off the needle. (1 st increased)

Pattern

Body

CO 110 (125, 135, 150, 165) sts purlwise, pm, CO 110 (125, 135, 150, 165) sts purlwise. Join in the rnd, being careful not to twist work, pm. (220 (250, 270, 300, 330) sts)

Knit one rnd. Purl one rnd.

Work Rnds 1-4 of Lace Pattern A, 7 times.

Work Rnds 1-24 of Lace Pattern B once, then Rnds 8-24 of Lace Pattern B once more.

Next Rnd: Rm, k1, pm, knit to end of rnd.
Work in St st for 11 (4, 14, 10, 10) rnds.

Dec Rnd: (K1, k2tog, k to 2 sts before next m, ssk) twice. (4 sts decreased)

Cont in St st while working Dec Rnd every 13 (6, 15, 11, 12) rnds 1 (2, 1, 1, 2) times, then every 0 (5, 0, 10, 0) rnds 0 (2, 0, 1, 0) times. (212 (230, 262, 288, 318) sts)
Cont in St st for 2”.

Inc Rnd: (K1, RLI, k to mr, LLI) twice. (4 sts increased)

Cont in St st for 5 (5.25, 5.5, 5.75, 6)” while working Inc Rnd every 7 (5, 7, 6, 6) rnds 6 (2, 7, 5, 3) times, then every 0 (6, 0, 7, 7) rows 0 (6, 0, 3, 5) times. (240 (266, 294, 324, 354) sts)

Next Rnd: [K to 7 (7, 11, 11, 11) sts before next m, BO 15 (15, 23, 23, 23) sts] twice. (105 (118, 124, 139, 154) sts on each side)

Back

Row 1 (RS): Knit to last st, p1. (105 (118, 124, 139, 154) sts)

Row 2: K1, purl to last st, k1.

Dec Row: P1, k2tog, knit to last 3 sts, ssk, p1. (2 sts decreased)

Cont in patt for 6.75 (7, 7.5, 8, 8.5)” while working Dec Row every 2 rows 8 (12, 11, 17, 41) times, then every 4 rows 8 (5, 7, 2, 0) times, then every 2 rows 8 (11, 11, 17, 0) times. (55 (60, 64, 65, 70)
Place sts on holder.

Front

Sizes 34.25 (-, -, 46.25, -)” Only

Attach yarn to RS of Front sts.

Next Row (RS): K52 (-, -, 69, -) sts, BO 1 st, knit to last st, p1.

Sizes – (38, 42, -, 50.5)” Only

Next Row (RS): Knit to last st, p1.

Left Front

Sizes 34.25 (-, -, 46.25, -)” Only

Row 1: K1, p to last st, k1.

Sizes – (38, 42, -, 50.5)” Only

Row 1: K1, p – (29, 31, -, 34) sts, k1, turn work.

All Sizes

Dec Row: P1, knit to last 3 sts, ssk, p1. (1 st decreased)

Cont in pattern for 6.75 (7, 7.5, 8, 8.5)” while working Dec Row every 2 rows 8 (12, 11, 17, 42) times, then every 4 rows 8 (5, 7, 2, 0) times, then every 2 rows 9 (12, 12, 18, 0) times. (27 (30, 32, 32, 35) sts)
Place sts on holder.

Right Front

Attach yarn to RS of work.

Dec Row (RS): P1, k2tog, p1.

Cont in patt for 6.75 (7, 7.5, 8, 8.5)” while working Dec Row every 2 rows 8 (12, 11, 17, 42) times, then every 4 rows 8 (5, 7, 2, 0) times, then every 2 rows 9 (12, 12, 18, 0) times. (27 (30, 32, 32, 35) sts)
Place sts on holder.

Sleeves (make 2)

Using the Provisional CO method, CO 65 (75, 85, 95, 105) sts.

Purl one row.

Size 46.25” Only

Work Rows 1-4 of Lace Chart 1.

Sizes – (38, -, -, 50.5)” Only

Work Rows 3-4 of Lace Chart 1.

All Sizes

Next Row: Work Row 1 of Sleeve Lace Chart.

Work to Rows 2-12 of Sleeve Lace Chart 1. (63 (73, 83, 93, 103) sts)

Work to Rows 1-16 of Sleeve Lace Chart 2. (55 (65, 75, 85, 95) sts)

Work Rows 1-8 of Sleeve Lace Chart 3. (47 (57, 67, 77, 87) sts)

Work Rows 1-8 of Sleeve Lace Chart 4, 3 (4, 5, 5, 6) times. (17 (17, 17, 27, 27) sts)

Size 34.25” Only

Work Sleeve Lace Chart 5. (7 sts)

All Sizes

Place remaining sts on holder.

Neckline

Sew in Sleeves.

Place Front, Back, and Sleeve sts on needles. (123 (154, 162, 183, 194) sts)

Attach yarn on RS of Center Back

Rnd 1: P2tog, purl to last 2 sts of Back Neck sts, ssp, p2tog, purl to last 2 sts of Sleeve, ssp, p2tog, purl to last 2 sts of Left Front, ssp, CO 1, p2tog, purl to last 2 sts of Right Front, ssp, p2tog, purl to last 2 sts of Sleeve, ssp. (10 sts decreased, 1 st CO. (124 (145, 153, 174, 185) sts)

Knit one row.

BO all sts purlwise.

Sleeve Edging (make 2)

Remove Provisional CO for Sleeve and place on needles. Attach yarn to RS of underarm.

With RS facing, PU 15 (15, 23, 23, 23) sts along underarm, purl across Sleeve sts, purl picked up stitches. (80 (90, 108, 118, 128) sts)
Knit one round.

BO Purlwise.

Neck Hole Edging

Attach yarn to RS top of Neck Hole, PU 47 (49, 53, 56, 60) sts along Left Side of hole, pm, PU 1 st in bottom of hole, pm, PU 47 (49, 53, 56, 60) sts along Right Side of hole, pm, PU 1 st in top of hole, place special marker for beginning of round. (96 (100, 108, 114, 122) sts)

Rnd 1: (P2tog, purl to 2 sts before next maker, ssp, sm, p1, sm) twice. (4 sts dec’d; 92 (96, 104, 110, 118) sts)

Rnd 2: (K2tog, knit to 2 sts before next maker, ssk, sm, k1, sm) twice. (4 sts dec’d; 88 (92, 100, 106, 114) sts

BO all purlwise.

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

Block to dimension.

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Comments
  • I have downloaded the Peach Bellini tee pattern, but there is no key for the lace graphs. Please provide. Thanks.

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    • Thank you for your comment. I’ve requested the information from the designer and will update as soon as available.

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