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Sweet Tee

A simple t-shirt with a flower pattern gracing the neckline.

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Working from the bottom up, Mary Jane Mucklestone adds a simple, light adornment to refine the Sweet Tee: a circular yoke of pale, delicate eightpetaled flowers. In a lush silk/wool blend kettle-dyed in semisolid tones, simple colorwork takes on new depth.


Finished Size: 301⁄4 (333⁄4, 37, 401⁄2, 461⁄4, 48)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 301⁄4", modeled with plenty of negative ease for a close fit.

Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% merino, 30% silk; 150 yd [137 m]/50 g): #3019 dove (MC), 4 (4, 5, 6, 7, 7) skeins; #3014 natural and #3049 henna (pink), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Yarn Weight: #3 - Light

Body and sleeves—size 7 (4.5 mm): 24" circular (cir) and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). Borders and neckbands—size 5 (3.75 mm): 16" and 24" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge: 19 sts and 35 rnds = 4" in St st on larger needle.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits Spring 2009

SKU: EP2078

Author/Speaker/Editor: Mary Jane Mucklestone

Format: eProject

Customer Reviews

Sweet Tea pattern Review by Jennifer Lewis

This was a clearly written, easy to understand pattern.

(Posted on 10/11/11)