Wild Tulip in English by Midori Hirose

Wild Tulip in English

July 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch (メリヤス編み)
US 4 - 3.5 mm
3.5 mm (E)
436 - 654 yards (399 - 598 m)
1, 2, 3, 4 years
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Two tone gathered tunic with pockets.

You can also use cotton yarns.

Yarn: 3 colors of DK weight wool, alpaca or cotton yarn. Photographed with yarns Pickles Pure Alpaca (Aspargus #MED7750, Violet #MED8800, Sun #MED7120), 100 meter (109 yard)/50g.

Main color: 200 (300, 300, 300) meters. 218 (327, 327, 327) yards

Contrast color 1 for lower body: 200 (300, 300, 300) meters. 218 (327, 327, 327)

Contrast color 2 for pocket: 100 meters. (109 yards)

Needles: 3.5 mm US 4 or 4mm US 6 circular needle and double-pointed needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to get gauge. 5.5 mm US 9 needle for cast on. crochet hook 3 mm US 21⁄2

Materials: 2 small buttons, tapestry needle, markers, stitch holder or waste yarn and smooth waste yarn for crocheting cast on.

following techniques are shown in illustration:

  • the old norwegian cast on
  • make one knitwise
  • make one purlwise
  • cross 2 front without cable needle
  • cross 2 back without cable needle
  • left lifted increace purlwise
  • right lifted increace purlwise
  • double-twist loop cast on
  • kitchener stich
  • pick up and knit along cast on adge

following techniques, you can click and access to the video of my YouTube channel:

  • the old norwegian cast on
  • knit buttonhole on the right side
  • knit buttonhole on the left side

If you need more technical help, i will make new videos or illustration.

If you can knit, purl and knit in the round, you can start your project only with this pattern.

If you have any questions, please give me message or e-mail or write a comment in this page.

I hope, you can enjoy with this pattern!