Grèis

Knitting
September 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette / colourwork in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1859 - 2625 yards (1700 - 2400 m)
35-50 in
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Grèis

This tunic dress is all about its beautiful colourwork yoke, which features 9 shades of Milarrochy Tweed, a series of small motifs, and textured purl stitches. Grèis means “embroidery” in Scottish Gaelic.

Yarn
Kate Davies Designs Milarrochy Tweed (70% Wool; 30% Mohair; 100m / 109yds per 25g ball) in the following shades:
A Bruce: 9 (10, 10, 11, 11, 12) x 25g balls
B Stockiemuir: 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) x 25g balls
C Cranachan: 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) x 25g balls
D Gloamin’: 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) x 25g balls
E Buckthorn: 1 x 25g ball all sizes
F Smirr: 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) x 25g balls
G Ardlui: 1 x 25g ball all sizes
H Hirst: 1 x 25g ball all sizes
I Garth: 1 x 25g ball all sizes

Needles and notions
Gauge-size and below gauge-size circular needles of appropriate lengths for working body, yoke, and neckline
Gauge-size and below gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small circumferences
Stitch markers of two types, x and y
Waste yarn for holding stitches
Tapestry needle

Gauge
28 sts and 34 rounds to 10cm / 4in over stockinette /
colourwork in the round.
Use 3.25mm / U.S. 3 needle as a starting point for
swatching.

Sizes
Finished bust circumference: 89 (96.5, 104, 112, 119.5, 127) cm / 35 (38, 41, 44, 47, 50) in
Wear with 5-10cm / 2-4in positive ease for a comfortable fit, or select the size closest to your actual measurements for a neat fit.
Worn in the first size.

Pattern notes
This tunic dress is knitted from the bottom up, all in one piece. The body is made first, followed by the sleeve caps, before the yoke is joined together and worked from a chart.