Daisy-Stitch Tunic

Apr 23, 2010
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A tank is worked in two pieces and seamed. A cluster stitch pattern adorns side slits and the Mandarin-style neck placket and collar. This tunic features waist shaping.

Designer Jean Suzuki
Finished Size 33 (36, 38½ , 41½ , 44, 48)" bust circumference. Tunic shown measures 36", modeled with 2" positive ease.
Yarn Karabella Zodiac (100% cotton; 98 yd [90 m]/50 g): #418 light blue, 8 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) balls.
Needles Body—size 5 (3.75 mm): 24" circular (cir). Collar and edgings—size 4 (3.5 mm): 16" and 24" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Stitch holders; markers (m); removable markers; tapestry needle; one clasp.
Gauge 19 sts and 25 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle.


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on May 14, 2010 7:20 AM

I like the Lord of the Rings/Narnia feel to it. I would probably add sleeves, though- I'm not sure what sort of shirt would look good underneath it. I like mandarin collars, but I would shorten this one a bit. The smoky blue color is very pretty.

BeKKnits wrote
on May 5, 2010 8:22 AM

I love this tunic, especially the daisy stich, I definetely want to make it some time.

BeKKnits wrote
on May 5, 2010 8:21 AM