Kristen TenDyke - Tranquility Tunic

  Tranquility Tunic  
 

This super-soft tunic has an interesting construction that begins with the body and sleeves worked separately in an easy-to-memorize cabled feather-and-fan pattern. The sleeves are joined to the body with decreases positioned along the body "armholes" and the back neck is raised by decreases positioned along the back sleeves. The remaining yoke is worked in the round with some raglan shaping before the bind-off at the neck.

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

 
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Finished Measurements:
About 27¼ (31¾, 36¼, 40¾, 45¼, 49¾, 54½)" bust circumference

Yarn Requirements:
Road to China Light by Fibre Company
65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel, 10% cashmere;
50 gram hank = approx 159 yards
• autumn jasper 6 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14) hanks

Knitting Needles:
Body and Sleeves—
U.S. Size 4 (3.5 mm): 32" circular and dpns.
Back and Yoke—U.S. Size 1 (2.25 mm): 32" circular. Or sizes needed to obtain gauge.

Notions:
cable needle; markers; stitch holders or waste yarn; tapestry needle.

Gauge: 30 sts and 28 rnds = 4" in lace patt on larger needles.
28 sts and 42 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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