Shai

Knitting
April 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch on larger needles, after wet blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
840 - 1344 yards (768 - 1229 m)
30¾ (33¼, 36¾, 39¼, 42¾, 45¼, 48¾, 51¼, 54¾)" [78 (84.5, 93.5, 99.5, 108.5, 115, 124, 130, 139) cm] bust circumference
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Jerusha combined an antique lace chevron motif with an open, alternating butterfly stitch to create the adventurous front panel of this tunic. With a wide boat neck, split hem, subtle A-line shaping, and the barest hint of color blocking, this tunic is destined to be a statement piece.

Shown in size 33¼“ / 84.5 cm on a 34” / 86.5 cm, 5’2” / 157.5 cm tall model (¾” / 2 cm negative ease)

yarn
sparrow
3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4) skeins sans 200 (MC)
2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4) skeins sea salt 256 (CC)

needles
16” circular in size US 4 / 3.5 mm
24” circular in size US 5 / 3.75 mm

gauge
20 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch on larger needles, before blocking
24 sts and 29 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch on larger needles, after wet blocking

skills required
Long-tail and cable cast ons, mattress stitch, picking up stitches (links provided); increasing, decreasing. Charts included with line-by-line instructions in a supplemental file.