Deep Texture Tunic

Nov 23, 2009
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Woman's top-down raglan is worked in the round in an allover waffle rib. The tunic length fits comfortably with hip and waist shaping, while the clingy texture creates a snug fit. Wear this sweater with some negative ease.

Designer Melissa Wehrle
Finished Size 29¾ (32¾,35, 39¼, 43¾, 48)" bust circumference. Tunic shown measures 32¾", modeled with 1–2" negative ease.
Yarn Elsebeth Lavold Calm Wool (40% wool, 30% camel, 30% alpaca; 82 yd [75 m]/50 g): #2 slate, 13 (14, 16, 18, 20, 22) balls. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever.
Needles Body and sleeves—size 6 (4 mm): 16" and 24" or 29" circulars (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Ribbing—size 5 (3.75 mm): 24" or 29" cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
•Markers (m);
• stitch holders;
• tapestry needle;
• two ¾" buttons.
Gauge 22 sts and 26 rnds = 4" in textured rib patt on larger needle.


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