One-Shoulder Tunic by Teva Durham

One-Shoulder Tunic

May 2005
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
297 - 495 yards (272 - 453 m)
S-L, knitted measurements 22"-24.6" (note fabric is very stretchy)
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Often the simplest shape is the most elegant. This top is basically a tube with a bit of shaping and a slit for one arm, lending a classical Greek look. The Greeks only wore sleeves in dramas; in daily life, they merely draped fabric around their bodies and secured them with clasps. Their aesthetic was to perfect and reveal the body, and they exposed bare arms even when teh Mediterranean climate turned cool…

<em>-- description from Loop-d-Loop, pgs. 18 & 36 (pattern on pg. 36)