Kristen TenDyke - Joy Lace Tunic

  Joy Lace Tunic  
  As the name implies, Joy is a pleasure to knit. Equally fun to wear, it can be paired with jeans, a skirt or cool cotton shorts for trans-seasonal wear. Beginning with a picot cast on, the body is worked in a lacy tube to the underarms, then box pleats are added to the bust. Extra stitches are cast on for the straps and the yoke is shaped in garter stitch. There is a lot of joy in simplicity!

Pattern available in Finish-Free Knits. See all designs in this book.

 
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Finished Measurements:
About 29 (31½, 34¼, 37, 39½, 42¼, 45)" circumference at underarms and 39 (42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57)" circumference at bust and lower edge.

Yarn Requirements:
Simply Cotton Organic Worsted by Knit Picks
100% organic cotton
100 gram skein = approx 164 yards
• marshmallow 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) skeins

Knitting Needles:
Body—U.S. Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32" circular and dpns
Straps—U.S. size 4 (3.5 mm): 32" cirular. Or sizes needed to obtain gauge.

Notions:
Markers; tapestry needle.

Gauge: 16 sts and 25 rnds = 4" in lace patt on larger needles
18 sts and 36 rnds = 4" in garter st on smaller needles.


 
   
 

Photos courtesy of Interweave Press.

 

 

Pattern available in
Finish-Free Knits,

by Kristen TenDyke

Interweave Press 2012


 

 




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