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Sleeveless Tuxedo Shirt

Wide lace shoulder straps echo the patterns in the bib front of this sweater shirt.

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On a hot summer day, breezy linen will keep you cool and comfortable. The designer added lacy straps to her A-line top worked in reverse stockinette stitch. A crocheted trim edges the lacy tuxedo bib along the outer and center-front edges. The bib closes with a column of neat pearl buttons.
Finished Size: 32 (36, 39, 42, 46, 50 1/2)" bust circumference. Top shown measures 36".
Yarn: Louet Euroflax Sport Weight (100% wet-spun linen; 270 yd [247 m]/100 g): #36 natural, 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins.
Yarn weight: #2 - Fine
Gauge: 25 sts and 34 rows = 4" in St st.
Needles: Size 3 (3.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Size F/5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook; eight 3/8" buttons (style shown: #181074, color 11, from Dill Buttons of America,; tapestry needle; sewing needle and matching thread for attaching buttons.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Summer 2007

SKU: EP0718

Author/Speaker/Editor: Theresa Schabes

Format: eProject