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Halfway Point! Choose Your Own Adventure Tee Along!

Our Adventure Tee Along has been rolling along and there are tons of fun tee WIPs to show off!

Tee Along WIPs!

Tee Along WIPs!

We’ve reached the halfway point but that doesn’t mean it’s too late for you to start.

Tee Along Details!

FO Deadline: Monday September 5th (Labor Day)
Tee Along Participation Thread
Prizes: 
Everyone who finishes gets any Allyson Dykhuizen pattern of their choice
Grand Prizes:
Signed copy of Midwestern Knits
2 skeins Lambs Pride Worsted
4 balls Knit Picks Andean Treasure in Fog Heather & Midnight Heather
1 skein Mrs Crosby Carpet Bag in Hot Pimento
1 skein Lorna’s Laces Solemate in April Showers
1 skein Lorna’s Laces Solemate in Niagra
1 skein Knit Picks Hawthorne Sport in Beaumont

To qualify for prizes you must post a picture of your finished tee in the Tee Along FO thread by midnight on Monday September 5th. Everyone who posts will win a pattern of their choice. Everyone will be entered to win a grand prize.

 

Teresa's Adorable Tee!

Teresa’s Adorable Tee!

We’ve even had our first tee along FO! Congrats Teresa for knocking this cute lace version out!

Grab the pattern and join us. There is still plenty of time for you to knock out a tee and get a ton of wear out of it this summer!

New Pattern! Choose Your Own Adventure Tee

The Choose Your Own Adventure Tee Along is kicking off on July 21st and to celebrate the pattern is only $4 until then! Grab the pattern and come #teealong! Get more info about the KAL at the TeeAlong thread.


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Ravelry Pattern Page ~ Download Now

Just like those Choose Your Own Adventure books we use to read as kids, this pattern is completely customizable so you can get the body and sleeve length and drape you want! With the same pattern you can make a cropped short sleeve tee or a tunic length tee with elbow length sleeves. Tee length body with flutter elbow length sleeves? Swing tunic length with short sleeves? Cropped with three quarter length sleeves? The world (or tee!) is your oyster. Mix and match finishings and create wardrobe staples you can wear all year around.

Finished Size 35.5 (38.5, 41.5, 45.25, 49.25, 54.5, 59)” bust/chest circumference. Designed to be worn with 2+” of positive ease.

Cropped, 3/4 length sleeves

Cropped, 3/4 length sleeves

Yarn Any DK weight cotton, linen, or blend will work for this pattern. Recommended yarns include:

Juniper Moon Farm Zooey, 60% Cotton, 40% Linen; 284yds/260m.
Ella Rae Phoenix DK, 100% Cotton; 273yds/250m.
Debbie Bliss Cotton Denim DK, 100% Cotton; 218yds/200m.
Knit Picks CotLin, 70% Tanguis Cotton, 30% Linen; 123yds/50g.

Below yardages are approximate. Because of the nature of the knit as you go pattern use these yardages and round up to make sure you have enough yarn!

Crop Top Body: 500 (550, 575, 625, 675, 775, 875) yards

Tee Body: 800 (850, 875, 925, 975, 1075, 1175) yards

Tunic Body: 1200 (1250, 1275, 1375, 1475, 1575) yards + 200 yards for Swing Option

Add yardage for sleeves:

Elbow Length: 100 (125, 150, 175, 200, 250, 300) yards

Three Quarter Length: 200 (250, 300, 350, 400, 500, 600) yards

Tunic, short sleeves

Tunic, short sleeves

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 16″ and 24+” circular (cir) and double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders or scrap yarn; tapestry needle.

Tee length, elbow length sleeves

Tee length, elbow length sleeves

Ravelry Pattern Page ~ Download Now

 

Gauge 22 sts and 28 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in St st, blocked.

Notes This garment is worked seamlessly from the top-down using the contiguous sleeve method developed by Susie Myers, SusieM on Ravelry. It’s brilliant and works perfectly for a choose your own adventure style pattern like this. Everyone follows the same pattern through the armhole separations and then you start getting creative!   

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