The Homestead Tank celebrates the joy of slow living. This airy top will be your companion layered over a flowy dress while you take in the warm breeze and bask in the sunshine. It’s summertime simplicity at its best! The checkerboard motif is dotted with delicate lace diamonds. Buttons along the center back create a contemporary vibe for a classic design. Knit in Flax, the Homestead Tank will be perfectly breathable even on the most humid days. The durable linen creates a fabric that softens with every wash, ensuring you’ll only love this top more with each wear!
SIZES Small/Medium (Large/1X/2X, 3X/4X, 5X/6X) Shown in Small size with approx. 5” positive ease.
MATERIALS Fibra NaturaFlax (100% Linen; 50g/137 yds) • 12 Tarragon – 5 (7, 8, 10) skeins Needles: US Size 6 (4 mm) straight (or preferred needle for knitting flat) or size needed to obtain gauge US Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16” straight (or your preferred needle for knitting flat) Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers (optional), stitch holders or waste yarn, 7 (7, 8, 8) - ¾” buttons (buttons shown are Katrinkles Sunburst & Palm buttons), sewing needle and thread for attaching buttons
GAUGE 22 sts x 28 rows = 4” in Checkerboard Lace patt with larger ndl Save time check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES This top is knit flat in pieces and seamed. The shoulders are joined with the three-needle bind-off. Stitches for the button bands are picked up and worked flat after seaming. Buttons are attached as the final step.
Although this garment is meant to be loose-fitting, it can look just as lovely with less ease. We recommend choosing a size approximately 0-8” larger than your natural bust measurement.