Knitted Tanks & Tunics

21 Crisp, Cool Designs for Sleeveless Tops


Book Description

Knit cool, breezy tanks for the warm spring and summer months with 21 patterns for a variety of tops, from lacy camisoles to layering tanks to tunics with stylish details. With no sleeves to add, these tops knit up fast. From simple styles to lace, texture, cables, pleats, and mesh accents, there is something for every level of knitter. And with detailed instructions, it's easy to follow along and make any of the pieces. Knit in cool yarns of bamboo, cotton, linen, silk, or rayon, these are pieces you will enjoy wearing all summer long!

About the Author

Angela Hahn has been publishing patterns for hand knitting for almost ten years. Trained in veterinary medicine, she was a small animal vet for 15 years, before reluctantly giving up her practice due to severe allergies; she turned to knitwear design in 2005. Her first patterns were published online by Magknits and Knitty in 2006; since then, her designs have appeared in knitting magazines including Interweave Knits, Vogue Knitting, Knit.1, knit.wear, Knitscene, Enchanted Knits, and Jane Austen Knits; a number of knitting pattern books; and online at Twist Collective. She has also created knitting patterns for yarn companies, and self-publishes patterns on her website,, and on Ravelry. While living in Como, Italy from 2006 to 2009, she was included by The Knitter magazine in their list of “Who’s Who of Worldwide Designers.” She currently resides in Cotuit, Massachusetts.

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