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La Cabana Tunic

Crochet! Magazine, Summer 2012
Crochet
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
1004 - 1757 yards (918 - 1607 m)
Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X-large, 2X-large and 3X-large are in [ ].
Errata available: crochetmagazine.com

Please note there is an error in Round 2 for the rings. The correction is as follows:
LA CABANA CORRECTIONS

FIRST RING

Round 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 5, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 5, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, place a marker in ch-5 sp just made (for beginning of waist), ch 5, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st 3 times, ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 5, skip next 2 sts 3 times, join with sl st in first sc—10 sc, 2 ch-3 sps, and 8 ch-5 sps. Fasten off.

NEXT RING
Work same as first ring through Round 1.

Round 2 (joining round): Ch 1, sc in first st, ch-5 join, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch-3 join, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch-5 join, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 5, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st 3 times, ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 5, skip next 2 sts 3 times, join with sl st in first sc—10 sc, 2 ch-3 sps, and 8 ch-5 sps. Fasten off.

Skill Level
Intermediate

Finished Garment Measurements
Busts: 37 inches (small) 41 inches (medium), 45 inches (large), 49 inches (X-large), 53 inches (2X-large), 57 inches (3X-large)

Materials

  • NaturallyCaron.com Spa light (light worsted) weight microdenier acrylic/rayon from bamboo yarn (3 oz/251 yds/85g per skein): 4 5, 5, 6, 7, 7 skeins #0009 greensleeves
  • Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Matching sewing thread
  • 7/8-inch shank buttons: 3
  • Stitch markers

Gauge
In pattern of top of Vest: 2 pattern reps = 4 inches; 6 pattern rows = 4 inches
Each Ring = 3 1/2 inches across
Skirt pattern: 3 pattern reps = 4 1/2 inches; 6 pattern rows = 4 inches
Gauge is “as crocheted.” The lace patterns will narrow and lengthen as work progresses. For best results, block Vest to schematic measurements.