Lexia Tunic by Sashka Macievich

Lexia Tunic

Knitting
June 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1024 - 1536 yards (936 - 1405 m)
Bust 34 (36, 38.25, 40/42.25, 44, 46/ 48, 49.50, 51.50) inches
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Lexia is long and roomy, comfortable to wear and flattering for every body shape.

This tunic is knit in the round from the hem to the armholes. Then divided and the front and back are knit flat separately. The front and back are joined at the shoulders with a 3 needle bind off. The tunic has A-line shaping as the side ‘seams’. Front detail is created with a single vertical twisted rib that flows into an open mesh lace Vee at the front neckline.
Pattern has charts and written instructions provided. Lace has portions that are knit in the round and knit flat.

Skills Required: Decreases, increases, backwards loop cast on, knitting in the round, 3 needle bind off, knit and purl through the back loop, working in pattern

Finished Measurements:
Bust 34 (36, 38.25, 40/42.25, 44, 46/ 48, 49.50, 51.50) inches
86.5 (91.5, 97, 101.5/ 107.5, 111.5, 117/ 122, 126, 131) cm

Designed with 3 – 5 inches / 7.5 – 13 cm of ease.

Materials:
Louisa Harding Willow Tweed (50 g, 128 yd/116 m, 40% Alpaca/40% Merino Wool/20% Silk
8 (8, 9, 9/ 10, 10, 11/ 11, 11, 12) skeins,

Sample is knit in size 36 colour number 4, grey, with 4 inches / 10 cm of ease.

US size 6 4.00mm circular needle or size required to obtain gauge

Stitch Holders or waste yarn for holding stitches at shoulders
2 Stitch Markers
Yarn needle for seaming and sewing in ends

Gauge:
22 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch

Make a gauge swatch to avoid disappointment.

This pattern has been professionally tech edited to reduce the chance of errors. If however you feel you have found an error or if you require clarification with any instructions included with this pattern please send me a pm.