Zephyr by Julie Turjoman


May 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
880 - 1100 yards (805 - 1006 m)
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A study in serene comfort, Zephyr’s pretty lace panels encourage the breeze. Cap sleeves and gentle princess shaping add finesse, while practical pockets keep life simple for the woman on the go. The silk and bamboo fiber blend offers the best of both worlds; a subtle sheen from the silk that elevates this tunic to a dressier level, and gorgeous, airy drape from the bamboo that will make it your go-to for a night out. Because it is worked from the top down, you can easily try on the tunic as you knit, ensuring the perfect fit.

Pattern Notes
Tunic is worked in one piece in the round from the top down, with pocket openings worked as you go. Lace instructions are provided in both written row-by-row and chart formats.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL).
Finished bust circumference = 34½ (38, 40½, 44¾, 46¾, 48¾, 50¾)“ 87.5 (96.5, 103, 113.5, 118.5, 124, 129) cm
Finished length (shoulder to bottom edge) = 23¾ (24¾, 25, 26¼, 27, 27, 27¼)” 60.5 (63, 63.5, 66.5, 68.5, 68.5, 69) cm

Lorna’s Laces Pearl 220 yds (201 m )/3.5oz (100 g)/, 51% silk, 49% bamboo. Color: The Skyway #1111. 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5) skeins.
One US Size 6 (4 mm) 16” (40 cm), 24” (60 cm) and 32” (80 cm) long circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
Set of 4 or 5 US Size 6 (4 mm) double-pointed needles (optional), or size needed to obtain gauge
One set of 4 or 5 US Size 5 (3.75 mm) double-pointed needles for pocket linings
Stitch markers (one in a unique color for beg of rnd, three to mark body shaping, and four in a third color to indicate lace panels)
Tapestry needle
Waste yarn

20 sts and 26 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in St st on larger needles, blocked.

In the YOKE instructions, p. 87, line 10, beginning with “more times,…”: the stitch count in the XS once the increases have been worked should be 154, not 152.

Pattern Notes: The ‘skp‘ instruction in the Harebell Lace pattern in the written row-by-row format is correct as written, but it was misinterpreted on the chart and the chart’s Stitch Key as ‘ssk.’ Both are left-slanting decreases, with slightly different appearances but no impact on the overall outcome of the lace panels. In the Stitch Key and on the chart (p. 89), please correct the ssk to skp throughout.