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Vero V-Neck Tank Top

Vero has a v-neck shape on both sides that allows you to wear it either way according to your preference. It has nice embossed lines detail that is created from post stitches. Wear it with your favorite jacket during colder weather and you’re good to go.

Time: Weekend Project

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Finished Bust Size 34.25 (38, 41.5, 45.75, 50)” to fit bust 34 (38, 42, 46, 50)”

0-2” positive ease recommended.

Shown in size 34.25”

Gauge: 22 sts and 16 rows = 4” [10 cm] in hdc after wet blocking

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Katia Fair Cotton (100% cotton; 170 yards [155 meters]/50 grams): 28 Salmon Range (5 (6, 7, 8, 8) balls)

Hook: US size E/4 (3.5 mm)

Notions: Removable markers, tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

  • This pattern is worked in the round from the bottom up until the underarm, and then it is worked flat until the shoulders.
  • When working in marked st, remove marker from the prev st and place it in the st just made.

Pattern

Ch 200 (220, 240, 260, 284), sl st in first ch to form ring.

Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 2 (counts as first hdc throughout), hdc in next 47 (52, 57, 62, 68) sts, mark last st worked (see note), hdc in next 45 (48, 51, 52, 56) sts, mark last st worked, hdc in next 100 (110, 120, 130, 142) sts, mark last st worked, hdc in rem 7 (9, 11, 15, 17) sts, sl st in first st to join, turn. (200 (220, 240, 260, 284) sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc around, sl st in first st to join, turn.

Rnd 3 (dec): Ch 2, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 4 (5, 6, 8, 9) times, hdc2tog, hdc to next marked st, hdc in marked st, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 3 times, hdc to 2 sts before next marked st, hdc2tog, hdc in marked st, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 8 (10, 12, 16, 18) times, hdc2tog, hdc to 2 sts before next marked st, hdc2tog, hdc in marked st, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 3 (4, 5, 7, 8) times, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, sl st in first st to join, turn. (4 sts decreased)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, hdc around, sl st in first st to join, turn.

Rnd 5: Ch 2, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 4 (5, 6, 8, 9) times, hdc to next marked st, hdc in marked st, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 3 times, hdc to next marked st, hdc in marked st, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 8 (10, 12, 16, 18) times, hdc to next marked st, hdc in marked st, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 3 (4, 5, 7, 8) times, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, sl st in first st to join, turn.

Rnd 6: Rep Rnd 4.

Rnds 7-26: Rep Rnds 3-6 five more times. (176 (196, 216, 236, 260) sts)

Rnds 27-28: Rep Rnds 4-5 once.

Rnd 29 (inc): Ch 2, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 4 (5, 6, 8, 9) times, 2 hdc in next st, hdc to next marked st, hdc in marked st, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 3 times, hdc to last st before next marked st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in marked st, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 8 (10, 12, 16, 18) times, 2 hdc in next st, hdc to last st before next marked st, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in marked st, [FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st] 3 (4, 5, 7, 8) times, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, sl st in first st to join, turn. (4 sts increased)

Rnds 30-32: Rep Rnds 4-6 once.

Rep last 6 rnds 3 (3, 3, 4, 4) times. (192 (212, 232, 256, 280) sts)

Rep the last 2 rnds 2 (2, 3, 1, 1) time(s).

Next Rnd: Rep Rnd 5.

Do not fasten off.

Back

Row 1 (WS): Ch 1, sk first st, sl st in next 6 (8, 10, 14, 16) sts, ch 2 (counts as hdc), hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 75 (81, 87, 91, 99) sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 3 sts, turn, leaving rem sts unworked. (83 (89, 95, 99, 107) sts)

Row 2 (dec): Ch 2, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st, hdc2tog, hdc to last 5 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next st, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st, turn. (2 sts decreased)

Row 3 (dec): Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, hdc to last 5 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 3 sts, turn. (2 sts decreased)

Rep last 2 rows 2 (3, 4, 3, 4) more times. (71 (73, 75, 83, 87) sts)

Next Row: Ch 2, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc to last 2 sts, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st, turn.

Next Row: Ch 2, hdc across, turn.

Rep last 2 rows 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) more times.

Divide for Shoulder

Right Shoulder

Row 1 (RS): Ch 2, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next 30 (31, 32, 36, 38) sts, hdc2tog, sk next st, hdc in next st, turn, leaving rem sts unworked. (34 (35, 36, 40, 42) sts)

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc throughout), sk next st, hdc2tog, hdc across, turn. (2 sts decreased)

Row 3: Ch 2, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc to last 4 sts, hdc2tog, sk next st, hdc in next st, turn. (2 sts decreased)

Rep last 2 rows for 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) more times. (14 (15, 16, 16, 18) sts)

Shape Shoulder

Next Row (WS): Ch 2, hdc in next 8 (8, 9, 9, 10) sts, sc in next st, sl st in next st, turn.

Next Row: Ch 1, sk first sl st, sl st in next 4 (5, 5, 6, 6) sts, sc in next st, hdc across.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail to seam.

Left Shoulder

With RS facing you, join new yarn in st where the last dc of the Right shoulder was worked in.

Row 1 (RS): (Sc, ch 2) (counts as first dc), sk next st, hdc2tog, hdc to last 2 sts, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st, turn. (34 (35, 36, 40, 42) sts)

Row 2 (dec): Ch 2, hdc to last 4 sts, hdc2tog, sk next st, dc in next st, turn. (2 sts decreased)

Row 3 (dec): Ch 3, sk next st, hdc2tog, hdc to last 2 sts, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st, turn. (2 sts decreased)

Rep last 2 rows 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) more times. (14 (15, 16, 16, 18) sts)

Shape Shoulder

Next Row (WS): Ch 1, sk first st, sl st in next 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) sts, sc in next st, hdc across, turn.

Next row: Ch 2, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next st, sl st in next st.

Fasten off.

Front

With WS facing, join new yarn 11 (15, 19, 27, 31) sts after the last st of the back.

Row 1: (Sc, ch 1) (count as first hdc), hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 75 (81, 87, 91, 99) sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 3 sts, turn, leaving rem sts unworked. (83 (89, 95, 99, 107) sts)

Row 2 (dec): Ch 2, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st, hdc2tog, hdc to last 5 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next st, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st, turn. (2 sts decreased)

Row 3: Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, hdc to last 5 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 3 sts, turn. (2 sts decreased)

Rep last 2 rows 1 (2, 3, 2, 3) more time(s), then work Row 2 once more. (73 (75, 77, 85, 89) sts)

Divide for Shoulder

Left Shoulder

Row 1 (WS): Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 30 (31, 32, 36, 38) sts, dc in next st, turn, leaving rem sts unworked. (35 (36, 37, 41, 43) sts)

Row 2 (dec): Ch 2, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st, hdc2tog, hdc to last 2 sts, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st, turn. (1 st decreased)

Row 3 (dec): Ch 2, hdc to last 5 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 2 sts, dc in next st, turn. (1 st decreased)

Rep last 2 rows 9 (9, 9, 11, 11) more times, then work Row 2 once more. (14 (15, 16, 16, 18) sts)

Shape Shoulder

Next Row: Ch 1, sk first st, sl st in next 3 (3, 4, 4, 5) sts, ch in next st, hdc across, turn.

Next Row: Ch 2, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next 3 sts, ch in next st, sl st in next st.

Fasten off.

Right Shoulder

With WS facing, join new yarn 1 st from last st of left shoulder.

Row 1 (WS): (Sc, ch 1) (counts as first hdc), hdc to last 5 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next 3 sts, turn. (35 (36, 37, 41, 43) sts)

Row 2 (dec): Ch 2, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc to last 5 sts, hdc2tog, hdc in next st, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, dc in next st, turn. (1 st decreased)

Row 3: Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, hdc2togs, hdc across, turn. (1 st decreased)

Rep last 2 rows 9 (9, 9, 11, 11) more times, then work Row 2 once more. (14 (15, 16, 16, 18) sts)

Shape Shoulder

Next Row: Ch 2, hdc in next 8 (8, 9, 9, 10) sts, sc in next st, sl st in next st, turn.

Next Row: Ch 1, sk first sl st, sl st in next 4 (5, 5, 6, 6) sts, ch in next st, hdc to last 2 sts, FPtr around next hdc 2 rnds below, hdc in next st.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail to seam.

Finishing

Seam shoulders, weave in ends, block to measurements.

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Comments
  • Gayle H.

    Very nice photography for a fashion magazine but I can’t really see the item. Do you have other pictures?

    Reply
    • Nicola P.

      Hi Gayle, Additional photos are on the right hand side of the pattern, or if you are on a mobile device they are at the bottom of the page below the pattern. – Nicola, Editor

      Reply

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