Athens Kit

Lead designer: Shellie Anderson

Strike a pose with Athens, a classic tank with clean A-line shaping. Seed stitch anchors the hem, while a scoop neck frames the face in this fresh yet timeless top.



1 PDF pattern of Athens 


Shibui Knits Reed
100% Linen
246 yds / 50 g

XS: 4 skeins
S-L: 5 skeins
XL-XXL: 6 skeins


Build Your Own Kit

Interested in a different color? Pick your favorite color of Reed and add a copy of the pattern to your cart to build your own kit! 


Size 3 (3.25 mm) needles
Size 5 (3.75 mm) needles 
Spare size 5 needle for 3-Needle Bind-Off


Stitch Holders
Tapestry Needle

Skill Level



XS (S, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL)
To fit bust size 32.5 (34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 44.5, 48.5)"

Finished Dimensions

35 (37, 39, 41, 43, 47, 51)" bust circumference
Tank Version: 25.75 (26, 26.25, 26.5, 26.75, 27, 27.5)" back length from shoulder)
Ivory Version: Model is 5' 9" wearing Size S with +2.5" ease
Trellis Version: Model is 5' 8" wearing Size S with +2" ease


Front and back are worked flat from the bottom up with 1 strand of Reed. Seed Stitch hem is worked using 2 strands of Reed. Side vents are edged with Seed Stitch using 1 strand of Reed. Two armhole depths are offered, Tank and Layering, so Athens can be worn alone or as part of a layered look.

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