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#07 Tunic Cardigan

Knitting
August 2007
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches in slip stitch pattern using larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2032 - 2794 yards (1858 - 2555 m)
Bust (closed): 37 (40, 42½, 45½)"/94 (101.5, 108, 115.5)cm
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Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Fall 2007: “An allover two-color slip-stitch pattern lends depth to Joan Forgione’s tunic-length cardi vest. Ribbing creates shaping at the waist and added interest at the button band, armholes and hemline. Shown in ‘Extrafine Merino Wool DK’ by Sublime/KFI.”

“Standard-fitting, long sleeveless tunic with two-color slip stitch pattern and bands of ribbing.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large, X-Large)
  • Bust (closed): 37 (40, 42½, 45½)”/94 (101.5, 108, 115.5)cm
  • Length: 32½ (33, 33½, 34)”/82.5 (84, 85, 86.5)cm

Materials:

  • 11 (12, 13, 15) 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 127yd/116m) of Sublime/KFI Extrafine Merino Wool DK (extrafine merino wool) in #18 dusted grey (A)
  • 5 (6, 6, 7) balls in #14 toast (B)
  • One pair each sizes 6 and 7 (4 and 4.5mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • Two size 6 (4mm) circular needles, 24”/60cm length
  • Six ¾”/19mm buttons
  • Stitch holders

Additional Gauge : 28 stitches and 34 rows = 4”/10cm over rib pattern using smaller needles

Notes:

  1. Knit the first and last sts on every row for garter selvages unless otherwise indicated
  2. Front and neck band does not have selvage sts