Shells & Trellis Tunic by I Need It Crochet

Shells & Trellis Tunic

July 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
1. Ch18. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. Turn - 17 st 2. Ch3. Dc in next st and each st across. Turn. - 17 st 3. Ch1. Sc in 1st st and each st across. Turn. - 17 st Repeat rows 2 & 3 until you have 14 rows total. Your swatch should meas
4.0 mm (G)
600 - 1400 yards (549 - 1280 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X
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The Shells & Trellis Tunic

This tunic is another one of those patterns that just fell out of my head and onto my hook. I love it when that happens.
My goal was to go back to basics and make a garment that was quick and easy to work up. I loved the Shells and Trellis stitch pattern, but I felt it needed to be broken up and stabilized a little, so I added solid columns down the sides and middle. The effect compliments just about every woman’s shape.

Finished Sizes:
Instructions given to fit size X-small; changes for small, medium, large, X-large, 2X-large, 3X-large, 4X-large, and 5X-large are in ()
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL)
Finished Bust: 29” (32”, 36”, 40”, 44”, 48”, 52”, 56”, 60”)
Finished Length: Customizable. Length on model shown is 26”

Choose your size according to your largest measurement and desired fit. For example, if you would like to make a tunic length and your hip is larger than your bust, choose according to your hip measurement. If you are making a regular top length and your bust is larger than your waist, choose your bust measurement. This top is written with zero ease.

I used Loops & Threads Shimmer Shawl, which is 61% Cotton/34% Acrylic/5% Polyester, #3 Dk weight yarn.
Any yarn of similar weight would work.
Approximately 600 (700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400) yds.
4mm Hook
Stitch Markers
Yarn Needle
Measuring Tape

This pattern has been tested by a number of experienced crocheters and I have provided many pictures within the pattern to help you along the way. If you run into trouble you are free to message me for help.