YOU WILL NEED
Patons Cotton 4ply (100% cotton, 100g/330m) Yarn A Nectarine (1723) Yarn B Candy (1734) See table for measurements and yarn quantities
A 3.5mm (US E/4) hook
For yarn stockists contact Patons 01484 668200 www.knitpatons.com/en
22.5 sts and 10 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over treble crochet, or 45 sts and 20 rows to measure 20x20cm using a 3.5mm hook, or size needed to obtain correct tension
Puff st (Yrh, insert hook in st/sp indicated, yrh and pull loop up to a height of current row) 5 times, yrh and pull through all loops on hook, ch1 to close
Tr through post Yrh, insert hook through the centre of the post of st below, yrh and pull up a loop, (yrh and pull through 2 loops on hook) twice
Tee is worked in rounds up to the armholes. The V-Neck Front is worked over half the Body sts, with the back worked over the rem sts. The Body is worked with RS facing up to the armhole divide. From the armhole divide work on in turned rows. Change the colour on the final yrh of the stitch before the colour change in indicated and carry the unused colour up the WS of your work. The tee is designed to be a tight fit with approx 5cm of ease on each size. If you want a looser fit, you may wish to make one size larger than your normal size.
PUFF STITCH SECTION
Using Yarn A, ch204 (228: 252: 276: 300: 324).
Round 1 (RS) Ch1 (does not count as st throughout), dc in first ch, *ch3, skip 2 ch, puff st in next ch, ch3, skip 2 ch, dc in next st; rep from * omitting final dc on last rep, ss to beg dc. [34 (38: 42: 46: 50: 54) patt repeats] Change to Yarn B.
Round 2 (RS) Ch1, dc in first st, ch3, skip ch-sp, (dc in next st, ch3, skip ch-sp) rep around, ss to beg dc. Change to Yarn A.
Round 3 Ch3 (does not count as st), puff st in the first dc, *ch3, skip ch-3 sp, dc in next dc, ch3, skip ch-3 sp, puff st in next dc; rep from * around, ss to beg puff. Change to Yarn B.
Round 4 As Row 2.
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