Leonie

$8.00 USD

Leonie is a relaxed, slouchy tee that you’ll knit up quickly and wear constantly. But there is a bonus—the pattern will add some techniques to your knitting repertoire. Learn how to work a proper Cocoknits neckline with special BO tricks and dropped shoulders using Shadow Wrap Short Rows.

Skills Needed

General knitting skills plus 3-needle BO, SWSR*, Bias BO*.

Size

small (medium, large, 1x, 2x, 3x)

Finished Measurements

  • Bust: 43.5 (48, 52, 57, 62, 66)"; meant for 8-12" positive ease around Bust (this is what makes it drop off the shoulders)
  • Length from top of Back neck: 19.5 (20.5, 21.5, 23, 24.5, 26)"

Materials

Yarn 

  • 500 (600, 700, 800, 900, 1090) yds of a tape or strong linen/cotton yarn, approx worsted weight, that gets gauge

Shown in:

Habu Textiles n-98 wide linen tape

  • 100% linen. 56 yds per 1 oz skein
  • fingering weight
  • 10 (12, 14, 16, 18, 20) skeins in Undyed

Habu Textiles a-188

  • 56% linen, 44% cotton. 109 yds/1 oz per skein
  • 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) skeins 

Habu Textiles wide Gima

  • 100% cotton. 109 yds/1 oz per skein
  • 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) skeins

 

Needles

  • US 10.5–11 circ (cord should measure less than finished chest measurement)

  • US 10.5–11 dpns or long circ for magic loop

  • US US 5  or US 11 for cuff bind-off

Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions

  • 1 st marker

  • st holders (or spare circ needle)

Gauge

14 sts and 18 rows = 4" square in St st.

 
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