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Greenwich Tunic Vest #200

by Sue McCain
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Contains:

  • Knitting pattern with written instructions, charts, and schematics
  • US Imperial Measurement
  • Women's sizes XXS-6X (31.5" to 73.5" bust)
  • Suitable for intermediate knitters

Pattern paper format: only US letter

Description

Greenwich is a comfortable tunic vest that is worked from the bottom to the underarms in one piece, including the center front Moss Stitch panels. Stitches are provisionally cast on for the narrow sleeves, then the back is worked to the shoulders, which are shaped using your choice of short rows or bind-offs. The front sleeves are picked up from the provisional stitches, then the fronts are worked in a similar manner to the end of the shoulders, leaving the collar stitches to be worked to the center back neck, joined using 3-Needle Bind-Off, then sewn in place. Finally, armhole edging finishes off the piece.

The main stitch pattern is presented in both written and charted formats.

Skills Used: Provisional cast-on, decreasing, picking up stitches, 3-Needle Bind-Off Optional Techniques: Short-Row Shaping, Sloped Bind-Off

Sizes: XX-Small (X-Small, Small, Medium) (Large, 1X, 2X) (3X, 4X, 5X, 6X)

Finished Measurements: 31.5 (36, 40, 44) (48.5, 52.5, 56.5) (61, 65, 69, 73.5)" bust, with fronts overlapped; intended to be worn with approximately 8" ease

Materials: Worsted weight acrylic/wool blend: 1035 (1155, 1270, 1380) (1490, 1605, 1725) (1860, 1995, 2175, 2325) yards.

Needles and Notions: Size 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 29" long or longer, OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE; size 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, 29" long or longer and one set of double-pointed needles for armhole edging; stitch markers; waste yarn; crochet hook size G-6 (4 mm)

Gauge: In Beads Pattern, 23 sts and 32 rows = 4"/10 cm, blocked, using larger needle.

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Materials you need at home:

  • 1035 (1155, 1270, 1380) (1490, 1605, 1725) (1860, 1995, 2175, 2325) yards worsted weight wool/acrylic blend
  • Size 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 29" long or longer
  • Size 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, 29" long or longer
  • Size 5 (3.75 mm) set of double-pointed needles
  • Stitch markers
  • Waste yarn
  • Crochet hook size G-6 (4 mm)