Summertime Tunic – Free Knitting Pattern

Knit a top in the round from the top down

Sizes: S, M, L and XL

Description

Summertime Top-Down Tunic

Free Knitting Pattern

Sizes:  S [M, L, XL]

Knitted Tunic Free Pattern

A bamboo cotton raglan summer top knitted in one piece from the top down.
No purling! A garter yoke with yarn-over increases has a low V-neckline.
Most of the lower body is worked in the stockinette ending with a garter hem. Required knitting skills: intermediate.

Stitches
Knit, yarn over, simple increase

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest: 32 [36, 40, 44]” /81 [91, 102, 112] cm
Length (center back): 24 [24, 25, 25.5]” /61 [61, 63.5, 65] cm
Armhole depth*: 5 [5, 5.5, 6]” /13 [13, 14, 15] cm
*Armholes will get somewhat stretched down when you wear tunic due to weight of lower body part

YARN
Baby fine-weight Tencel bamboo cotton yarn
1.75 oz /50 g, 220 yds/201 m per skein – for double (2-strand) knit
Total 5.5 [6, 6.5, 7] skeins
(incl. 2 [2, 2.5, 2.5] skeins in green color and 3.5 [4, 4, 4.5] skeins in beige color)
Substitute yarn
Worsted medium-weight cotton or acrylic yarn – for single (1-strand) knit
Total 750 [820, 900, 1000] yds / 686 [750, 823, 915] m

RECOMMENDED NEEDLE
24-29″ US #8 (5 mm) circular needle

NOTIONS
Stitch markers (4 pcs)

GAUGE
16 sts/24 rows = 4″/10 cm in stockinette stitch
16 sts/28 rows = 4″/10 cm in garter stitch

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