Gossamer Smocked Tunic

Jan 14, 2011
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This delicate tunic is worked partially in the round, with figure-flattering smocking at the waist and pairs beautifully with either jeans or a flirty skirt.

 
Designer: Shelley Gerber
Finished Size: 31 1/4 (34 1/4, 38 1/2, 41 1/4, 48 1/4)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 34 1/4" modeled with about 1" of ease.
Yarn: Shibuiknits Silk Cloud (60% kid mohair, 40% silk; 330 yd [300 m]/25 g): #SC350 storm, 2(2, 3, 3, 4) skeins.
Needles: Sizes 4 (3.5mm), 5 (3.75mm), and 6 (4 mm): 16" circulars (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders or waste yarn; tapestry needle.
Gauge: 24 sts and 31 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needles; 22 sts and 28 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 30 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needles; 261/2 sts and 31 rows = 4" in 2x2 rib on smaller needles.

 


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