Light Summer Tank


A simple top with just the right amount of details for your summer wardrobe. Worked flat from the bottom up with airy yarn overs along the sides and a razor like shoulder. The Light Summer Tank is easy to knit and with its simple construction and focus on subtle finishing it brilliantly showcases any beautiful summer yarn.


Skills used
Cable Cast On, Increases and Decreases, Sloped Bind off, light Seaming and Kitchener Stitch. All techniques in the pattern are thoroughly explained and/or links are provided.


List of techniques used in the pattern with links to tutorials


Yarn Sample is knit with lace weight Bourette Silk 620m per 100gr. (678yards/100grams)

Yardage 550 – 1239 meters (600 – 1356 yards)

Gauge 10cm x 10cm (4” x 4”) = 27 stitches x 38 rows

Needles 2mm (US 0) needles OR whichever needle gets gauge.

Bust Dimensions 80 cm (88.8 – 96.2 – 103.7) 31.4” (34.9 – 37.8 – 40.8)

Ease The pattern is written to be worn with little to no positive ease 0 – 2.5 cm / 0 – 1”