Striped sailor t-shirt – free knitting pattern

Striped sailor t-shirt – free knitting pattern
22. July 2017 Knit Wit Company

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Gratis strikkeopskrift - Stribet sailor t-shirt - Knit Wit Company

Lovely t-shirt summer blouse free knitting pattern that’s easy to knit and so comfortable to wear. We’ve knit it in a gorgeous cotton yarn.

Materials – this is what you need

Yarn

Cotton yarn that goes with the below gauge on 5mm knitting needles.

150g white, 100g green that’s app. 140m/50g

Knitting needles

Jumper needles 5mm (US8)

Gauge per 10 x 10 cm

28 rows x 20 stitches

Sizes

S – M – L

Finished measurement

Chest measurement: App. 98 cm – 109 cm – 120 cm


Knitting tips

Stripes on the body:

16 rows green

26 rows white

Repeat throughout the work.

Stripes on the sleeves:

2 rows green

2 rows white

2 rows green

2 rows white

2 rows green

Knitting pattern

Tha back

1. Cast on 100-110-120 st on knitting needles 5mm with white and knit 16 rows stocking stitch.

2.  Knit stripes until the work measures 35-37-39 cm.

3. Increase 1 st on each side for the sleeves.

4. When the work measures 57-60-63 cm cast off the middle 30-32-32 st for the neck, and finish each shoulder separately.

5. On the next row cast off 1 st towards the neck. Cast off all st when the work measures 60-63-66 cm.

6. Repeat point 5 for the second shoulder.

The front piece

1. Cast on and knit like the back until the work measures 47-50-52 cm, then cast off the middle 22-24-24 st for the neck and finish each shoulder separately.

2. Cast off towards the neck a further 1 st 5 times.

3. When the work measures the same as the back, cast off all st.

4. Repeat point 3 for the other shoulder.

Joining the work #1

Before you pick up st for the sleeves, sew together the shoulder seams.

Sleeves

1. With white, pick up 42-45-48 st starting from where the arm hole begins and ending at the shoulder seam. Then pick up further 42 st from the shoulder seam to where the arm hole ends.

2. Knit 6 rows white and then continue in stripes. End with 4 rows white and then cast off all st. Be careful not to tighten the casting off too much.

Joining the work #2

Sew the side seams and sleeves. Crochet a round of crab stitch around the neck.

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