Almond Auger Tank

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I started the Auger tank by Pam Allen last summer but hibernated it after finishing the front piece. This year I pulled it back out, worked the back piece and seamed it up.

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The pattern calls for Quince and Co Willet, a 100% organic cotton sport weight yarn. I chose the colorway Almond for my tank.

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The tank is longer in back than in front (though hard to see in these low light photos, sorry). It is worked bottom-up and seamed together at the sides with a three-needle bind-off at the shoulders. Bottom-up and seaming are two attributes that I tend to shy away from, but the garter stitch looked so nice to knit and wear, so I went for it.

My mods:

I knit the front an inch and a half or so longer than called for, and I worked a border around the neck and each armhole by picking up stitches, knitting one round and then binding off loosely.

To purchase this pattern on Ravlery, click here.

To view my Ravelry page for this project click here.

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