Cactus Flower Pattern Universal Yarn
Cactus Flower Pattern Universal Yarn
Cactus Flower Pattern Universal Yarn
Cactus Flower Pattern Universal Yarn

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Cactus Flower

Designed by Afifa Sayeed

Inspired by the large and showy blooms that add softness and femininity to thorny cacti, the Cactus Flower tank features a relaxed silhouette with an unusual construction. This alluring knit is as much fun to make as it is to wear.



Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X) (2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
Shown in Small size with approx. 12” of positive ease.

Chest Circumference: 42½ (46½, 50½, 54½, 58½) (62½, 66½, 70½, 74½)”
Length: 28”

Universal Yarn Dunescape (57% cotton, 30% viscose, 13% linen; 100g/262 yds)
• 114 Starfish (A) – 3 (3, 3, 3, 4) (4, 4, 4, 5) skeins
• 113 Guava (B) - 3 (3, 3, 3, 4) (4, 4, 4, 5) skeins
Needle: US Size 7 (4.5 mm) 16-40” circular and set of DPNs (or your preferred needle for knitting small circumferences), or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, removable stitch markers, stitch markers

18 sts x 29 rnds = 4” in Two-Color Star Stitch Pattern
24 sts x 32 rnds = 4” in Stockinette Stitch (St st)
Save time, check your gauge.

This tank top is knit flat in four pieces and seamed. Stitches are cast on for the length of the garment and each piece is worked sideways. Neck shaping is incorporated into the front pieces. Both back pieces are worked alike. Stitches are picked up along the neck, sides, and hem to work edgings.

This top is intended to have an oversized fit with 10-12” of positive ease depending on how you like your garments to fit. If you are in between sizes, choose a size down for a closer fit or a size up for a looser fit.

The Two-Color Star Stitch Pattern is also charted for your convenience.

Cactus Flower is available as part of the e-book Oasis and as an individual pattern on Ravelry.

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