June Lake by Afifa

June Lake

by Afifa
Knitting
February 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
700 - 1250 yards (640 - 1143 m)
Chest 38 (40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56) inches. (2 inches of negative ease at chest).
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June Lake is going to fast be-come your go to top for Spring. This versatile tunic can be worn over shorts, jeans, pants or skirts. Perfect for showcasing those special skeins. This body flattering tunic has gradual A-line shaping with a sophisticated boat-neck. The garment is knit from the bottom up, starting with two textured border bands that are joined to work in the round. It is then separated for the armholes where tapered decreases create an elegant silhouette. The neck is finally finished off with an i-cord bind off.
Yarn: Approx 600 - 2200 yds of fingering weight yarn. Sample shown in Inner Yarn Zen Superwash Fingering, 100% SW Merino, approx. 400 yds/skein, colorway, Forest.

Approx. yarn requirements by size: 38: 600 yards, 40: 800, 42:1000, 44:1200, 46: 1400, 48:1600, 50: 1800, 52: 2000, 54: 2200, 56: 2400.

Finished size: Chest 38 (40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56) inches. (2 inches of negative ease at chest).

Needles:  US size 4, spare needle.

Notions:  Tapestry needle, scrap yarn

Gauge:  24 stitches by 32 rows 4 inches in stockinette on size 4s.