The Spring Garden Tee

When I was contacted by Alana of Never Not Knitting to do a test knit for her, I jumped at the opportunity.  I have a few of her patterns in my library and have even knit a couple of her lovely designs.  She is a fantastic designer and I knew that she would put out a great pattern that would be fun to knit.


The Spring Garden Tee in adult sizes

This is the grown-up version of her previously published pattern for girls and features some changes such as waist shaping and a scooped neckline.  The yarn that she sent me for this test knit was Be Sweet Bamboo which is such a lovely yarn :: blocks beautifully and is so cool to the touch – literally!  The finished Tee has a lovely drape to it and is perfect for summer wearin’.

Spring Garden Tee

Pattern: Spring Garden Tee by Alana Dakos
Yarn: Be Sweet Bamboo in “Meadow”
Needles: Size US 5/3.75 mm and US 6/4 mm

Love, Love, Love this pattern!  There’s a KAL for this design on the NeverNotKnitting Ravelry Group.

The fun didn’t end with the knitting. I got to play with picture-taking too 🙂  Pictures were  taken by Le Hubster at Burnaby Mountain which is a great place to enjoy the panoramic views of downtown Vancouver and the North Shore.

Love the rustic Totem Poles (I think that’s what they are)

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13 Responses to The Spring Garden Tee

  1. Kelly says:

    Thanks Preeti!!! Now I want one……..
    It just so happens I recently bought two skirts like the one you’re wearing and have no tops to wear with it!!!
    Love the green it looks perfect on you. Might I also add its crazy how much I can see your daughter like you in that first picture. I never noticed before now.

  2. Jocelyn says:

    I love those bust darts! They’re almost design elements, huh?
    Great knitting – Alana could not have asked for a better test knitter.
    How many skeins again?

  3. libraryl0v3r says:

    Love the color! Now I wanna start one.

  4. Pearlin J says:

    Preeti you are gorgeous! Breathtaking pictures as usual. Love the mother daughter one the most!

  5. SSK says:

    Hey Preeti, These are just gorgeous pictures ! Love the green tee and you look great with your long curls.

  6. kerry says:

    Fabulous photos, fabulous top! Great job, Preeti!

  7. knitnkanmani says:

    OH pp now u know why ur nickname suits u 🙂 ,the tops the pix ,KIKI are perfect.Love the green color it looks fab on you 🙂
    ..that spot is beautiful .

  8. BloreKnitter says:

    Wow, gorgeous tee and a gorgeous you.

  9. mazhalai says:

    love the tee and it looks fab on you!
    Love with pic of you and kiki

  10. Kristen says:

    Gorgeous! Im so making one of these.

  11. Rain says:

    Ahh absolutely gorgeous!

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