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FREE

PATTERN

PRAIANO
MULTIDIRECTIONAL
TEE
designed by Mari Lynn Patrick

SIZES
Small (Medium, Large, XL)

MATERIALS
10 (11, 12, 13) balls Filatura Di
Crosa LOVELY JEANS 100% cotton
(1.75oz/50g; 93yds/85m) in color
#86 olive
One pair size 6 (4mm) needles
OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
One pair size 5 (3.75mm) needles
One size 4 (3.5mm) circular needle,
16/40cm long, for Neck
Stitch holders
Stitch markers
Yarn needle

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS
Bust 34 (36, 38, 40)/86.5 (91.5,
96.5, 101.5)cm
Length 22 (22, 23, 23)/56 (57, SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS
58.5, 59.5)cm K2tog: Knit 2 together (dec) Knit 2 sts tog through
the front loops.
GAUGE P1-f/b: Purl 1 front and back (inc) Purl next st,
24 sts and 24 rows = 4/10cm in k1, p1 rib on size 6 then knit it through back loop.
(4mm) needles P2tog: Purl 2 together (dec) Purl 2 sts tog
TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE through the front loops.
SK2P: Slip 1, k2tog, psso.

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SSKP: [Sl1 knitwise] twice, return these 2 sts to LH Dec Row (RS) Rib 3 sts, SK2P, rib to last 6 sts,
needle and knit them tog through the back loops; sl SSKP, rib 3 4 sts dec.
resulting st back to LH needle, pass the 2nd st over Rep Dec row every 4th row 3 (4, 4, 5) more times
first and return to RH needle. 75 (77, 83, 85) sts rem.
Work even until Armholes measure 7 (7, 8, 8)
PATTERN STITCHES from beg, end with a WS row.
Garter stitch (Garter st) Knit every row. Shape Neck
K1, p1 rib (multiple of 2 sts + 1) (RS) Rib 17 (18, 21, 22) sts, join a second ball of yarn
K2, p2 rib (multiple of 4 sts + 2) and bind off center 41 sts, rib to end.
Working both sides at the same time, bind off 5 sts
BACK from each Neck edge once 12 (13, 16, 17) sts rem
** With size 5 (3.75mm) needles, cast on 114 (122, each Shoulder. Place rem sts on holders.
126, 134) sts.
Row 1 (RS) P2, * k2, p2; rep from * to end. FRONT
Work even in k2, p2 rib until piece measures 2, end Work from ** to ** as for BACK.
with a WS row. Begin Rib and Slant Detail
(RS) Change to size 6 (4mm) needles and Garter st; Next Row (WS) K1, * p1, k1; rep from * to end.
work 3 rows, inc 1 st (dec 1 st, inc 1 st, dec 1 st) on Slant Detail Row 1 (RS) Rib 82 (86, 90, 94), k2tog,
last row 115 (121, 127, 133) sts. ** pm, p1, k1, p1-f/b, rib to end.
Next Row (WS) K1, * p1, k1; rep from * to end. Slant Detail Row 2 (WS) Rib to 3 sts before marker,
Work even in k1, p1 rib for 6 more rows. (p1, k1) in next st, p1, k1, sm, p2tog, rib to end.
Waist Shaping Slant Detail Rows 3 and 5 Rib to 2 sts before
Dec Row 1 (RS) Rib 5 sts, SK2P, rib to last 8 sts, marker, k2tog, sm, p1, k1, p1-f/b, rib to end.
SSKP, rib 5 4 sts dec. Slant Detail Rows 4 and 6 Rep Slant Detail Row 2.
Work 5 rows even. Continue to rep Slant Detail Rows 2 and 3 to Armhole
Dec Row 2 (RS) Rib 7 sts, SK2P, rib to last 10 sts, shaping and AT SAME TIME, work Waist shaping as
SSKP, rib 7 4 sts dec. for BACK.
Work 5 rows even. When piece measures 14 , work Armhole shaping
Dec Row 3 (RS) Rib 9 sts, SK2P, rib to last 12 sts, as for BACK 75 (77, 83, 85) sts rem.
SSKP, rib 9 4 sts dec. Work even until Armholes measure 4 (5, 5, 6),
Work 5 rows even. end with a WS row.
Dec Row 4 (RS) Rib 11 sts, SK2P, rib to last 14 sts, Shape Neck
SSKP, rib 11 4 sts dec. (RS) Rib 23 (24, 27, 28) sts, join a second ball of yarn
Work 5 rows even. and bind off center 29 sts, rib to end.
Dec Row 5 (RS) Rib 13 sts, SK2P, rib to last 16 sts, Working both sides at the same time, from each Neck
SSKP, rib 13 4 sts dec. edge bind off 3 sts once, 2 sts 3 times, 1 st twice 12
Work 5 rows even. (13, 16, 17) sts rem each Shoulder.
Dec Row 6 (RS) Rib 15 sts, SK2P, rib to last 18 sts, Work even until piece measures same as BACK to
SSKP, rib 15 4 sts dec; 91 (97, 103, 109) sts rem. Shoulders.
Work even until piece measures 10 from beg, end Using the 3-needle bind-off method, with WS tog (to
with a WS row. create a ridge on the RS), join Shoulder seams.
Inc Row 1 (RS) Rib 6 sts, p1-f/b, rib to last 7 sts, p1-
f/b, rib 6 2 sts inc. RIGHT SLEEVE
Inc Row 2 (WS) Rib 6, (k1, p1) in next st, rib to last 8 With size 5 (3.75mm) needle, cast on 62 (66, 70, 74) sts.
sts, (k1, p1) in next st, rib 7 2 sts inc. Row 1 (RS) P2, * k2, p2; rep from * to end.
Work 6 rows even. Work even in k2, p2 rib until piece measures 2, end
Rep the last 8 rows twice more 103 (109, 115, 121) sts. with a WS row.
Work even until piece measures 14 from beg, end (RS) Change to size 6 (4mm) needles and Garter st; work
with a WS row. 3 rows and dec 1 st on last row 61 (65, 69, 73) sts.
Shape Armholes Begin Rib and Slant Detail
(RS) Bind off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows 91 (97, Next Row (WS) K1, * p1, k1; rep from * to end.
103, 109) sts rem. Slant Detail Row 1 (RS) Rib 36 (40, 44, 48), k2tog,
pm, p1, k1, p1-f/b, rib to end.

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Slant Detail Row 2 (WS) Rib to 3 sts before marker, ABBREVIATIONS
(p1, k1) in next st, p1, k1, sm, p2tog, rib to end. beg begin(ning)
Slant Detail Row 3 Rib to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, cm centimeter
sm, p1, k1, p1-f/b, rib to end. dec decrease(d)(s)(ing)
Continue to rep Slant Detail Rows 2 and 3 to Cap inc increase(d)(s)(ing)
shaping and AT SAME TIME, when there are 7 rows k knit
in k1, p1 rib, start Sleeve shaping. LH left-hand
Shape Sleeve mm millimeters
Inc Row (RS) Rib 4 sts, p1-f/b, work to last 5 sts, p1- p purl
f/b, rib 4 2 sts inc. pm(Pm) place marker(s)
Inc Row (WS) Rib 4 sts, (k1, p1) in next st, work to rem remain(ed)(s)(ing)
last 6 sts, (k1, p1) in next st, rib 5 2 sts inc. rep repeat(s)(ing)
Work 6 rows even in Slant Detail pattern. RH right-hand
Rep the last 8 rows 2 more times 73 (77, 81, 85) sts. RS right side
Work even until piece measures 8 from beg, end with st(s) stitch(es)
a WS row. tog together
Shape Cap WS wrong side
(RS) Bind off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows 61 (65, 69,
73) sts rem. 2 (2, 2, 2)" 8"
Dec Row (RS) P1, SK2P, rib to last 4 sts, SSKP, p1

"
4 sts dec.

7 (8, 8, 9)"
3"
Rep Dec row every 4th row 6 more times, then every RS
row 4 (5, 6, 7) times 17 sts rem. Work 1 row even.
Bind off all sts.
22 (22, 23, 23)"
BACK
LEFT SLEEVE AND
Work as for RIGHT SLEEVE, only work the Slant FRONT
Detail in reverse direction as follows:
Slant Detail Row 1 (RS) Rib 19, p1-f/b, k1, p1, pm,

14"
SKP, rib to end.
Slant Detail Row 2 (WS) Rib to 2 sts before marker,
p2tog-tbl, sm, k1, p1, (k1, p1) in next st, rib to end.
Slant Detail Row 3 Rib to 3 sts before marker, p1-f/b,
k1, p1, sm, SKP, rib to end.
Continue to rep Slant Detail Rows 2 and 3 to Cap 17 (18, 19, 20)"
shaping complete as for RIGHT SLEEVE. 15 (16, 17, 18)"

19 (20, 21, 22)"


FINISHING
Do not block or press pieces.

Neckband 12 (12, 13, 14)"


With RS facing and circular needle, beg and right
6 (6, 6, 7)"

Shoulder, pick up and knit 56 sts along Back Neck


and 66 sts along Front Neck 122 sts. Pm and join
14 (14, 14, 15)"

for working in the rnd.


RIGHT
(RS) Purl 1 rnd, knit 1 rnd. SLEEVE
Next Rnd * K1, p1; rep from * around.
Work in k1, p1 rib for 5 more rnds.
8"

Next Rnd * Bind off 4 sts, SKP and bind off this st; rep
from * until all sts are bound off.

Set in SLEEVES; sew side and Sleeve seams. Weave 10 (10, 11, 12)"

in ends.

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