Barachois Tunic by Wendy Bernard
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Barachois Tunic

Knitting
March 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
738 - 1230 yards (675 - 1125 m)
34½ (37½, 41, 44½, 49, 51½)" bust circumference; shown in size 34½", modeled with 2" of positive ease
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Nothing beats linen for lightweight summer knitwear, and this sleeveless tunic perfectly showcases linen’s properties. Strategically
placed dropped stitches are crisp and defined, and the stockinette stitch fabric has figure-flattering drape.

Sizes 34½ (37½, 41, 44½, 49, 51½)” bust circumference; shown in size 34½”, modeled with 2” of positive ease
Yarn Shibui Knits Linen (100% linen; 246 yd 225 m/50 g):
• #2016 suit, 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins
Gauge 18 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st
Tools
• Size 6 (4 mm) needles
• Markers (m)
• Tapestry needle
• Two 7 mm wooden beads with sterling silver grommets
• Eight 12 mm wooden beads—clockwise pansies (both beads from Artbeads.com)