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Crocheted Striped Tunic

Crochet
October 2012
Blacker Yarns Shetland DK
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches in treble stitch
4.0 mm (G)
1444 yards (1320 m)
one size
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This simple crochet tunic-style pullover has straight sides, drop sleeves and a boat neck. The sample is made using three shades of our beautiful natural Shetland yarn. The treble stitch creates a warm, yet airy fabric, making this sweater the ideal garment in the UK’s variable climate!

Measurements:

Finished garment measures 54 cm / 21” across the front
54 cm / 21” across the back
51 cm / 20” from the back of the neck to hem
51 cm / 20” from the underarm to the sleeve hem

Yarn:

Blacker Yarns Pure Shetland DK (100% Shetland wool; 50 g = 110 m / 119 yds), 12 balls.

Shades:
Very Dark; 4 balls
Katmogit; 5 balls
White; 3 balls

Gauge:

16 sts x 16 rows = 10 cm / 4” in treble stitch

Always use a crochet hook which results in the correct gauge after blocking.

Needles:

4 mm / US 6 - crochet hook

Notions:

darning needle

Note:

Tunic is made flat and then crocheted together. This ensures a stable, durable finished garment.