FP (finished pattern): Clara Tank

Here’s a little something I’ve been working up in lettuce knit’s own line of hand-dyed yarns – dyed by me! This one uses a light cotton tape that comes in huge skeins.

Clara Tank

Clara Tank
This easy and fast-knitting tank is knit entirely in the round with no seams whatsoever! A fun lace edging lends impact to the simple and flattering shape, and frames the neck along front and back edges.

Bust: 30 [32, 34, 36, 38, 42, 46, 50] inches

lettuce knit hand-dyed cotton tape [100% cotton, 475 yards/225 g]
1 [1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2] skeins
(approx. 370 [405, 470, 505, 575, 695, 760, 890] yards of heavy worsted weight yarn)
6.5 mm 24” or 36” circular needle
Spare needle for binding off
Stitch markers

16 sts and 21 rows = 4” square in stockinette stitch

Pattern available from lettuce knit via email to info@lettuceknit.com for $7 CDN (plus $3 shipping to the US and $2 to Canada), or give us a call at 416-203-9970 between 11-6 EDT.

Here’s a couple photos of the currently available colours.

Cotton Tape Colours

Terracotta, blush, mango, fuschia (same colour as sample)

Cotton Tape colours

slate grey, purple, light olive

Each skein is 225 grams and 475 yards, and is $34 CDN.

It was a really fun knit, fast, and very satisfying. The upper body (ie. straps) is not really shaped, instead the straps are knit almost straight up to the shoulder, which gives a v-neck and a slight cap sleeve.



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15 responses to “FP (finished pattern): Clara Tank”

  1. Andrea Avatar

    I was eyeing that when I stopped into the store on Saturday. Very cute.

  2. Julia Avatar

    Oh, I like that! Super cute and summery. It’s adorable in the pink.

  3. Anna Avatar

    Wow! That’s awesome. Love the color!

  4. Wendy Avatar

    I saw that when I was at the store on Saturday and was told the pattern was still being written up and love that it’s finally out in the world for all to enjoy!

  5. Thalia Avatar

    Ooo – I am not a big fan of tanktops in general, but I really like this one, quite a bit. And the dyed cotton tape knits up very nicely!!

  6. Roxanne Avatar

    So cute!! Love the colour too.

  7. Tammy Avatar

    Very cute, any chance we can see a modeled shot?

  8. Corvus Avatar

    Ooo. Were I not college-student broke, I’d have to try and make this in the purple. It’s a gorgeous design. Bravo!

  9. grumperina Avatar

    That there tank is amazingly good-looking!!!

  10. Luise Avatar

    What a great design! I especially like the cap sleeves; sleeveless tops are no longer flattering on me. A winner!

  11. Faith Avatar

    This is lovely! What a great summer pattern. Do you mind if I link to it?

  12. Janice Avatar

    Very pretty!

  13. Jeni Avatar

    The top is so cute, and I don’t even wear tanks due to my less than desireable arms. I am already trying to think how i could put sleeves on it. I love it!!

  14. Seanna Lea Avatar

    Very cute! Is this designed for close fit?

  15. Allison Hill Avatar

    i love to eat freshly picked lettuce.,..

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