Paula Tunic by Paula Klys

Paula Tunic

Knitting
October 2019
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
589 - 1378 yards (539 - 1260 m)
Bust: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 58, 62)” / 80 (90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 145, 155) cm. with 1-2” / 2.5 - 5 cm of intended positive ease.
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The Paula Tunic is knit in pieces, flat, and seamed at the sides using the mattress stitch at the high hip. The stockinette stitch pattern is framed with a seed stitch border and neckline. Being an easy knit, it is approachable for any knitter looking to make their first garment.

Finished Dimensions
Bust: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 58, 62)” / 80 (90,100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 145, 155) cm. with 1-2” / 2.5 - 5 cm of intended positive ease.

Yarn
Peace Fleece Worsted
Native / Non-Native American fine wool and
Texas Mohair
200 yards per 4 oz skein
Shown in
Siberian Midnight (short version, size 36” / 90
cm) and Kalinka Malinka Blue (long version,
40” / 100 cm)
Short Version: 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7) skeins, or
589 (680, 762, 853, 938, 1025, 1112, 1171, 1261) yds
of worsted weight yarn.
Long Version: 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 7) skeins, or
650 (748, 838, 935, 1028, 1122, 1217, 1280, 1378)
yds of worsted weight yarn.

Needles
US 8 5.00 mm: 16” and 32” circ.

Gauge
16 sts and 20 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette, after gently wet-blocking

Notions
Stitch Markers
Tapestry Needle
Waste Yarn

Special Techniques
Long-tail cast-on
Cable cast-on
Mattress stitch
Three-needle bind-off