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Robbie Tee Pattern for All

Robbie Tee Pattern for All

Is there anything more universally wearable than a Tshirt these days?  

We didn't think so. So we created the Robbie Tee. It was the 1st design of the ALL series - a trio of 3 designs for everyone in the most iconic and versatile styles. All universally flattering. Bring it down to the most essential with the softest organic cotton yarn LOOP.  Yet sometimes it's the most simple things that take the longest to perfect and this Robbie tee was no different. I may have to say we spent the most amount of time to perfect this design compare to anything we've ever done thus far. The stitches count, the neck openings, sleeves and sizing all needed extra attention and care. We hope you enjoy it as much as we loved creating it. <3

 

Brianna in size S in color pure and Jack is size L in color glacier 

The Rare Creature Robbie Tee

 

 

Robbie Tee

Level 3

Materials:

4-5 skeins of the LOOP yarn

US size 10 straight needles or circular with 24” with extension

Sewing needle


Gauge: 4” x 4” = 13 stitches x 18 rows

1” = 3.5 stitches


Women’s Size: S (M, L, XL, 2XL)

Women’s Small (Women’s Medium/Men’s Small, Women’s Large/Men’s Medium, Women’s XL/Men’s Large, Women’s 2XL/Men’s XL)


Abbreviations

k2tog = knit 2 stitches together

p2tog = purl 2 stitches together

sts = stitches

 

 

Robbie Tee

Materials:

4-5 skeins of the LOOP yarn

US size 10 straight needles or circular with 24” with extension

Sewing needle

 

Gauge: 4” x 4” = 13 stitches x 18 rows

1” = 3.5 stitches

 

Women’s Size: S (M, L, XL, 2XL)

Women’s Small (Women’s Medium/Men’s Small, Women’s Large/Men’s Medium, Women’s XL/Men’s Large, Women’s 2XL/Men’s XL)

 

Abbreviations

k2tog = knit 2 stitches together

p2tog = purl 2 stitches together

sts = stitches

 

Front Panel

  1. Cast on 58 (60, 62, 64, 66) sts
  2. Row 1, *knit 1, purl 1*, repeat ** till end
  3. Row 2 - 8 (8, 10, 10, 12), repeat step 2 and keep working in 1 x 1 rib
  4. Next row, knit
  5. Next row, purl  
  6. Repeat step 4 - 5 to work in stockinette stitch until work measures 12” (13”, 14”, 15” 16”)

Start decreasing for armholes

  1. On knit side, row 1, cast off 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) sts, knit to end [56, 58, 59, 61, 62]
  2. Row 2, cast off 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) sts, purl to end [54, 56, 56, 58, 58]
  3. Row 3, k2tog, knit across, k2tog at the end [52, 54, 54, 56, 56]
  4. Row 4, p2tog, purl across, p2tog at the end [50, 52, 52, 54, 54]
  5. Row 5, knit
  6. Row 6, purl
  7. Repeat rows steps 11-12 to work in stockinette stitch until work measures 15” (16”, 17”,18”, 19”)

Start creating front neckline

  1. Next row, knit 20 sts, slip these sts on holder, bind off center 10 (12, 12, 14, 14) sts, knit remaining 20 sts
  2. Next row, working on one side only, purl across, p2tog at the end (19)
  3. Next row, k2tog, knit across (18)
  4. Repeat steps 15-16 till you have 14 (14, 15, 16, 17) stitches left
  5. Work in stockinette stitch until entire work measures 19.5" (20”, 20.5”, 21”, 22.5”)
  6. From arm edge, cast off 4 sts, knit to end [9, 10, 11, 12, 13]
  7. Next row, purl
  8. Next row, cast off 4 sts, knit to end [5, 6, 7, 8, 9]
  9. Next row, purl
  10. Cast off and leave approximately 7” of yarn tail to sew shoulder seam. Finished work should measure 20” (21”, 22”, 23”, 24”)
  11. Add yarn on the other side, repeat steps 15-23

 

Back Panel

  1. Repeat front panel up to neckline
  2. Work until entire work measures 19” (20”, 21”, 22”, 23”)

Start creating back neckline

    1. knit across 17 sts, slip these sts on holder, bind off center 16 (18, 18, 20, 20) sts, knit remaining 17 sts
    2. Working on one side only, next row, purl across, p2tog at the end
    3. Next row, k2tog, knit to end
  • Repeat rows 4-5 till you have 13 (14, 15, 16, 17) stitches left
      1. Work in stockinette until entire work measures 19.5" (20”, 20.5”, 21”, 22.5”)
      2. From arm edge, cast off 4 sts, knit to end
      3. Next row, purl
      4. Next row, cast off 4 stitches, knit to end
      5. Next row, purl
      6. Cast off. Finished work should measure 20” (21”, 22”, 23”, 24”)
  • Add yarn on the other side, repeat steps 4 - 12

  • Sleeve (make 2)

    1. Cast on 40 (40, 42, 42, 44) sts, and leave approximately 22” of yarn tail to sew sleeve seam, and sleeve onto armhole of body.
    2. Row 1, *knit 1, purl 1*, repeat ** till end
    3. Row 2 - 4, work in 1x1 rib
    4. Rows 5 -7 (9, 11, 13, 15), work in stockinette stitch
    5. Next row, k2tog, knit across, k2tog in the last st [38, 38, 40, 40, 42]
    6. Next row, purl
    7. Repeat row step 5 - 6 for 10 more times [18. 18, 20, 20, 22]
    8. Cast off.

     

    Neck line

    1. Pick up stitches along the neckline
    2. Row 1, *knit 1, purl 1*, repeat ** till end
    3. Row 2 - 3, work in 1x1 rib
    4. Cast off

     

    Assembly

    1. Place both front and back panels on top of each other right sides facing out. Make sure to line them up on the shoulder and under arm
    2. Thread a length about 26” of yarn in needle
    3. Sew close side seam with mattress stitch. Repeat for the other side.
    4. Use leftover yarn tail from front panel, sew shoulder seam. Repeat for the other side.
    5. Fold sleeves in half with right sides facing out. Use leftover yarn tail from sleeves to sew the bottom of the sleeve seams up until where the decreases start using a mattress stitch
    6. Use leftover yarn tail from sleeves to sew top of the sleeves to arm hole edge of the body
    7. Weave in all ends
    8. Voila! Enjoy wearing your new fruit of labor

      2 comments

      May 31, 2017

      Hi Cara,
      Thanks for stopping by and giving the free Robbie Tee a try. It means for rows 2 – 8, work in 1 × 1 rib by repeating knit 1, purl 1. Hope that helps.

      Lisa
      May 21, 2017

      What does it mean in row 2 front panel at the beginning when it says: Row 2 – 8 (8, 10, 10, 12), continue to work in 1 × 1 rib. Does the 8 mean knit 8 and then continue with knit purl knit purl?

      Cara

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