Knitting the back of the Blissful Tee – Placing the openwork [free pattern]

Yesterday, I discussed how I decided to follow the number of stitches recommended by the pattern for size medium (M). I’m using Universal Yarn Filly and KNITTER’S PRIDE Mindful 80cm (32″) Fixed Circular Lace Knitting Needle – 2.75mm (US 2). For the length of the back of the t-shirt and the armhole, I’ll measure my work and follow the pattern’s schematic. The schematic is on the last page of the Blissful Tee pattern.

The openwork is placed above the beginning of the armhole, so I marked the armhole opening and continued following the instructions.

The openwork part is fun, the color changes don’t interfere with the lace pattern; which makes it more interesting.

I’ve now finished the back, and I left the live stitches for the shoulders on a cord. I’m happy with the result.

Blissful Tee back in Universal Yarn Filly in the Kite colorway

It’s time to start the front. I must find the same color change that I marked when casting on the back. I’ll cast the same number of stitches as for the back and I follow the pattern. The only difference will be the neckline shaping.

Join me again when I will knit the front using Universal Yarn Filly, KNITTER’S PRIDE Mindful 80cm (32″) Fixed Circular Lace Knitting Needle – 2.75mm (US 2) and Soak Wild Mint wash.

Universal Yarn Filly in the Kite colorway

This is part 3 of 5 in this series

Go back to part 2: How to adapt a knitting pattern for a different yarn

Go to part 4: Knitting the front of a t-shirt to match the back – Making stripes work

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