Quince & Co. Cloverdale Tee/Top Project
The Cloverdale tee features a classic A-line silhouette brought to life by easy slip-stitches, cap-sleeves, and a lovely Latvian braid at the neckline. The result? A bold, graphic hand-knit tee that’s warm weather-ready. All you have to do is choose your two favorite contrasting colorways and you’re good to go!
Cloverdale is designed with Quince & Co Sparrow, my go-to summer yarn - my summer "store uniform" is made with Sparrow. Sparrow is the best linen I've ever come across - its machine washable (I put it in the dryer on low heat), soft, comfortable durable, and I LOVE LOVE LOVE the sweaters I've made with it. This top is worked on small needles, so the tension is tight enough that you won't have to wear a cami under it.
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Tee is worked flat from the bottom up. A-line shaping decreases are worked up to the underarm, and then increases are worked for the sleeve caps. Front and back are seamed at the sides and shoulders. Sleeve openings feature a built-in i-cord edge. Neckline is finished with a Latvian braid.
- Bust circumference: 39 (43½, 47, 51½, 55) (59½, 63¾, 67½, 71)" / 99
- Sample shown in size 51½“ / 131 cm on a 39” / 99 cm, 5’7” / 170 cm tall model (12½” / 32 cm positive ease).
- Suggested ease: positive 8–12½“ / 20.5–32 cm
Quince & Co Sparrow: 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) (6, 7, 7, 8) skeins Conch 251 (MC) and
3 (4, 4, 4, 5) (5, 6, 6, 7) skeins Chicory 261 (CC)
- 3mm/US2.5 – 32″ circular needles
- 3mm/US2.5 – 16″ circular needles
German twisted cast on, mattress stitch (links provided); increasing, decreasing.
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26 sts and 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in slip stitch pattern, after blocking.
26 sts and 34 rows = 4” / 10 cm in 1x1 ribbing pattern, after blocking.
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