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Glimmering Tunic

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designed by Lisa Gonzalez

 

TECHNIQUE USED: Knit & Crocheted

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust 32 (36, 40, 44)"/81 (91.5, 101.5, 112) cm

Length 35 1/2 (35 1/2, 38 3/4, 42 3/4)"/ 90 (90, 98.5, 108.5) cm, including 1/2" edging on skirt

 

 

SIZES
Small (Medium, Large, X-Large)

 

MATERIALS

Caron International's Glimmer (85% acrylic, 15% polyester; 1.76 oz/50 g, 49 yds/45 m ball):

#0020 Black, 16 (17, 19, 21) balls

One pair size US10 (6 mm), knitting needles or size to obtain gauge

One size K-10.5 (6.5 mm) crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Stitch Holder

Yarn needle

 

GAUGE

In Stockinette stitch, 10.5 sts and 22 rows = 4"/10 cm

In single crochet, 9.5 sts and 11 rows = 4”/10 cm

 

STITCHES USED

Stockinette stitch (St st)

Chain (ch)

Double crochet (dc)

Single crochet (sc)

Treble crochet (tr)

 

NOTES

  • Upper bodice and upper sleeves are worked in Stockinette st.
  • Lower sleeves and skirt are crocheted in Lace pattern.
  • Upper edge of Sleeves becomes shoulder edge at neckline and armhole.
  • Back neck is shaped while working neckband.

 

BACK BODICE

Beginning at lower edge of Bodice, cast on 44 (50, 54, 60) sts.

(RS) Begin St st; work even until piece measures 4 1/2" from beginning, end with a WS row.

Shape Armholes

(RS) Beginning this row, dec 1 st each side every row 6 times—32 (38, 42, 48) sts remain.

Continuing in St st, work even until piece measures 9 3/4 (9 3/4, 10 1/4, 10 3/4)"from beginning.

Bind off all sts.

 

FRONT BODICE

Beginning at lower edge of Bodice, cast on 44 (50, 54, 60) sts.

(RS) Begin St st; work even until piece measures 4 1/2" from beginning, end with a WS row.

Shape Armholes

(RS) Beginning this row, dec 1 st each side every row 6 times.

Work even until piece measures 6 1/2 (6 1/2, 7, 7 1/2)" from beginning; place a marker each side of center 16 (18, 18, 24) sts for neck—32 (38, 42, 48) sts remain when armhole shaping is completed.

Shape Neck

(RS) Work across to first marker; join a second ball of yarn and bind off center sts; work to end—8 (10, 12, 12) sts remain each side.

Working both sides at same time, at each neck edge, dec 1 st every other row 6 times, every row 0 (2, 4, 4) times—2 sts remain.

Continuing in St st, work even until piece measures 9 3/4 (9 3/4, 10 1/4, 10 3/4)" from beginning.

Bind off all sts.

 

UPPER SLEEVES

Cast on 36 (36, 40, 42) sts.

(RS) Begin St st; work even until piece measures 4 1/2" from beginning, end with a WS row.

Shape Cap

(RS) BO 3 sts at beginning of next 2 rows—30 (30, 34, 36) sts.

(RS) Dec 1 st each side every row 8 times—14 (14, 18, 20) sts remain, end with a RS row.

Work even three rows, end with a WS row.

(RS) Dec 1 st each side this row—12 (12, 16, 18) sts remain.

Continuing in St st, work even until piece measures 9 3/4 (9 3/4, 10 1/4, 10 3/4)" from beginning.

Bind off all sts.

 

SKIRT (Back and Front – both alike)

With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn at cast on edge.

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each st of cast on edge across, turn—44 (50, 54, 60) sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, work 2 (1, 1, 1) sc in first sc, sc in each st across to last st, work 2 (1, 1, 1) sc in last st, turn—46 (50, 54, 60) sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, work 2 (1, 1, 1) sc in next sc, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, work 2 (1, 1, 1) sc in next st, sc in last st, turn—48 (50, 54, 60) sc.

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in first 0 (1, 3, 0) sts, dc3tog over next 3 sts, * ch 1, [tr, ch 1] twice, [tr, ch 1, tr] in next st, [ch 1, tr] twice, ch 1, dc7tog over next 7 sts; repeat  * across, end last repeat  dc4tog instead of dc7tog, dc in last 0 (1, 3, 0 ) sts, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, dc in first 0 (1, 3, 0) sts, sk dc4tog in previous row, dc in ch-1 space, * [dc in tr, dc in ch-1 space) 5 times, dc in next tr, dc2tog by [insert hook in next 2 ch-1 spaces, skipping dc7tog]; repeat from * across, end dc2tog over [last ch-1 space and top of dc3tog, dc to end, turn—0 (1, 3, 0) dc at end of row.

Row 6:  Ch 3, dc in first  0 (1, 3, 0) sts, skip dc2tog, work dc3tog over next 3 dc, * ch 1, [tr in dc, ch 1] twice, [tr, ch 1, tr] in next dc, [ch 1, tr in dc] twice, ch 1, dc7tog over next 7 sts; repeat from * across, end dc4tog, dc to end, turn—0 (1, 3, 0) dc at end of row.

Repeat Rows 5 and 6 for pattern.

Work even until piece measures 27 1/2 (27 1/2, 30, 32 1/2)", or desired length from underarm, end with a RS row, turn.

(WS) Ch 1, sc in each st across. 

Fasten off.

 

LOWER SLEEVE

With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn at cast on edge.

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each st of cast on edge across, turn—36 (36, 40, 42) sc.

Rows 2 and 3: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, work 1 (1, 2, 2) sc in first sc, sc across to last sc, work 1 (1, 2, 2) sc in last sc, turn—36 (36, 42, 44) sc.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.

Row 6: Ch 3, dc in each of first 0 (0, 3, 4) sts, work dc3tog over next 3 sts, * ch 1, [tr, ch 1] twice, [tr, ch 1, tr] in next st, [ch 1, tr] twice, ch 1, work dc7tog over next 7 sts; repeat from * across, end dc4tog, dc to end, turn—0 (0, 3, 4) dc at end of row, turn.

Row 7: Ch 3, dc in each of first 0 (0, 3, 4) sts, skip dc4tog, dc in ch-1 space, * [dc in tr, dc in ch-1 space] 5 times, dc in next tr, dc2tog by [insert hook in next 2 ch-1 spaces, skipping dc7tog]; repeat from * across, end dc2tog over last ch-1 space and in top of dc3tog, dc to end—0 (0, 3, 4) dc at end of row, turn.

Row 8: Ch 3, dc in each of first 0 (0, 3, 4) sts, skip dc2tog, work dc3tog over next 3 sts, * ch 1, [tr in dc, ch 1] twice, [tr, ch 1, tr] in next dc, [ch 1, tr in dc] twice, ch 1, dc7tog over next 7 sts; repeat from * across, end dc4tog, dc to end, turn—0 (0, 3, 4) dc at end of row.

Repeat Rows 7 and 8 for pattern.

Work even until piece measures 16 (17, 18, 18)" from beginning of underarm shaping, end Row 7 of pattern, turn.

Next Row: Ch 1, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.

 

FINISHING

Sew Sleeve to armhole edge, Front and Back. Note: Upper edge of sleeve will be shoulder edge. Sew sleeve and side seams.

Neck Edging

With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn at center Back neck. 

Round 1: Ch 1, sc evenly around neck edge; join with a slip st to first st, turn.

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around. 

Fasten off.

Back Neckband

With RS facing, join yarn at right Front, at Sleeve/right Front seam.

Row 3: Ch 2 (counts as first dc), *skip sc, dc in next sc; repeat from * across top of Sleeve, along Back neck, and across top of left sleeve to Sleeve/left Front seam, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as first dc and ch 1), * skip dc, ch 1, dc in next dc; repeat from * across to last 2 dc at opposite side; ch 3, join with a slip st to top of last dc on Row 3. 

Fasten off.

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends. 


 

     
     
     
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