Double Take Tunisian Tank
Updated: Jan 28
Caution: This top may cause others serious neck injuries.
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The Double Take Tunisian Tank is a lightweight, Tunisian crochet top that features a modest, high neckline and an eye-catching, keyhole back. This timeless garment is overloaded with knit-like texture, has incredible drape, and can be worn with NO undershirt, Plus, it's made up entirely of the Tunisian Simple Stitch, making it a great project for beginners!
Not to mention, the pattern offers row by row instructions with color coded sizes, as well as diagrams and example photos so there's no confusion.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
3.5 mm crochet hook & a 6 mm crochet hook with 10" cord
Sweet Delight by Baby Bee (Great substitutions include Paintbox Yarn Cotton DK, DK Joy by Loops & Threads, ZZ Twist by LBY, Wool-Ease by LBY, or any dk weight yarn.) Approx. XS - 515, S - 580, M - 665, L - 770, XL - 840, 2X - 960, 3X - 1030, 4X - 1155, 5X - 1235 yards
tape measure, blunt threading needle, stitch markers, scissors
12 mm button
The Double Take Tunisian Tank is worked from the bottom-up, in 2 separate panels, starting with the base ribbing. After you evenly crochet across the edge of the ribbing, you'll elongate the body and shape the armholes and straps. You'll finish by seaming the front and back body panels together.
SIZES & MEASUREMENTS
XS (S, M, L, XL) (2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
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BEHIND THE NAME
I'm not sure the name needs explaining, but just in case...
A "double take" is a delayed reaction to something unexpected, immediately after one's first reaction. After creating this top, I imagined someone doing just that as I walked by!
This pattern wouldn't be what it is today without these talented makers! These ladies poured so much time and effort into this design and, for that, I am so grateful 🖤 Click here to check each of them out on Instagram!
Gorgeous on everybody, right?! So, whatchya waiting for? Grab the pattern today by clicking on your preferred shop below.
Happy making, friends!
P.S. There's a Mini Double Take Tunisian Tank, too! If you plan to get both the adult and mini patterns, head to Ravelry and use code: MINIANDMEDOUBLE to get both for just $10!