Patons Classic Wool Knit V-Neck Tunic
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Patons Classic Wool Knit V-Neck Tunic

Simple, pretty V-neck tunic in an attractive squares pattern. Designed by Patons
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Material List

  • Patons® Classic Wool-
  • Sizes XS (S-M-L-XL):(Worn Denim) 6 (6-7-7-8) Balls
  • Knitting Needles- Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4½ mm (U.S. 7)
  • St Holders- 3
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

SIZES


Step: 2

Bust measurement


Step: 3

XS 32 ins [81 cm]


Step: 4

Small 34 ins [86 cm]


Step: 5

Medium 36 ins [91 cm]


Step: 6

Large 38 ins [97 ins]


Step: 7

XL 40 ins [102 ins]


Step: 8

Finished bust


Step: 9

XS 35 ins [89 cm]


Step: 10

Small 37 ins [94 cm]


Step: 11

Medium 40 ins [102 cm]


Step: 12

Large 42 ins [107 cm]


Step: 13

XL 44 ins [112 cm]


Step: 14

TENSION


Step: 15

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.


Step: 16

INSTRUCTIONS


Step: 17

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).


Step: 18

FRONT


Step: 19

**With smaller needles, cast on 73 (77-85-91-95) sts.


Step: 20

Work 7 rows in garter st (knit every row), noting first row is WS and inc 6 sts evenly across last row. 79 (83-91-97-101) sts.


Step: 21

Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:


Step: 22

1st row: (RS). K2 (4-2-5-1). *K1. P1. K10. Rep from * to last 5 (7-5-8-4) sts. K1. P1. K3 (5-3-6-2).


Step: 23

2nd row: P2 (4-2-5-1). *K1. P1. K1. P9. Rep from * to last 5 (7-5-8-4) sts. K1. P1. K1. P2 (4-2-5-1).


Step: 24

3rd to 12th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows 5 times more.


Step: 25

13th row: P0 (0-0-1-1). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last 1 (1-1-0-0) st(s). K1 (1-1-0-0).


Step: 26

14th row: As 13th row.


Step: 27

Last 14 rows form pat.


Step: 28

Rep last 14 rows once more, ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 29

Shape for slits: 1st row: (RS). Cast on 5 sts. K2 (4-2-5-1). *K1. P1. K10. Rep from * to last 5 (7-5-8-4) sts. K1. P1. K3 (5-3-6-2).


Step: 30

2nd row: Cast on 5 sts. P2 (4-2-5-1). *K1. P1. K1. P9. Rep from * to last 10 (12-10-13-9) sts. K1. P1. K1. P7 (9-7-10-6). 89 (93-101-107-111) sts.


Step: 31

Proceed in Box pat as follows:


Step: 32

1st row: (RS). K7 (9-7-10-6). *K1. P1. K10. Rep from * to last 10 (12-10-13-9) sts. K1. P1. K8 (10-8-11-7).


Step: 33

2nd row: P7 (9-7-10-6). *K1. P1. K1. P9. Rep from * to last 10 (12-10-13-9) sts. K1. P1. K1. P7 (9-7-10-6).


Step: 34

3rd to 10th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows 4 times more.


Step: 35

11th row: P1 (1-1-0-0). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last 0 (0-0-1-1) st(s). K0 (0-0-1-1).


Step: 36

12th row: As 11th row.


Step: 37

13th and 14th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.


Step: 38

These 14 rows form Box pat.


Step: 39

Cont in Box pat until work from beg measures 16 (16-17-17½-18) ins [40.5 (40.5-43-44.5-45.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 40

Shape armholes: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 5 (6-7-7-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 79 (81-87-93-95) sts.


Step: 41

Dec 1 st at each end of needle on next 5 rows, then every following alt row 4 (4-5-5-5) times. 61 (63-67-73-75) sts.**


Step: 42

Work 1 (5-3-5-9) row(s) even in pat.


Step: 43

Divide for V-neck: 1st row: (RS). Pat across 28 (29-31-34-35). (K1. P1) twice. K1. Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.


Step: 44

2nd row: (K1. P1) twice. K1. Pat to end of row.


Step: 45

3rd row: Pat to last 7 sts. K2tog. (K1. P1) twice. K1.


Step: 46

4th row: As 2nd row.


Step: 47

Rep last 2 rows 10 (10-12-12-14) times more. 22 (23-23-26-25) sts.


Step: 48

Proceed as follows:


Step: 49

1st row: (RS). Pat to last 5 sts. (K1. P1) twice. K1.


Step: 50

2nd row: (K1. P1) twice. K1. Pat to end of row.


Step: 51

3rd row: Pat to last 7 sts. K2tog. (K1. P1) twice. K1.


Step: 52

4th row: As 2nd row.


Step: 53

Rep last 4 rows 2 (2-1-1-0) time(s) more. 19 (20-21-24-24) sts.


Step: 54

Shape shoulder: Cast off 6 (7-7-9-9) sts beg next row.


Step: 55

Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 13 (13-14-15-15) sts. With RS of work facing, join yarn to rem sts, cast on 5 sts and pat to end of row.


Step: 56

1st row: Pat to last 5 sts. (K1. P1) twice. K1.


Step: 57

2nd row: (K1. P1) twice. K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to end of row.


Step: 58

3rd row: As 1st row.


Step: 59

Rep last 2 rows 10 (10-12-12-14) times more. 22 (23-23-26-25) sts.


Step: 60

Proceed as follows:


Step: 61

1st row: (K1. P1) twice. K1. Pat to end of row.


Step: 62

2nd row: Pat to last 5 sts. (K1. P1) twice. K1.


Step: 63

3rd row: (K1. P1) twice. K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to end of row.


Step: 64

4th row: As 2nd row.


Step: 65

Rep last 4 rows 2 (2-1-1-0) time(s) more. 19 (20-21-24-24) sts.


Step: 75

Work 1 row even.


Step: 76

Shape shoulder: Cast off 6 (7-7-9-9) sts beg next row.


Step: 66

Work 1 row even. Cast off 7 (7-8-9-9) sts. Leave rem 6 sts on a safety pin.


Step: 67

BACK


Step: 68

Work from ** to ** as given for Front.


Step: 80

Cont even in pat until armhole measures 4 rows less than Front to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 81

Shape back neck: Next row: Pat across 14 (15-16-19-19) sts. K2tog (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.


Step: 82

Next row: P2tog. Pat to end of row.


Step: 83

Next row: Cast off 6 (7-7-9-9) sts. Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog.


Step: 84

Next row: Work even in pat. Cast off rem 7 (7-8-9-9) sts. With RS of work facing, cast off next 29 (29-31-31-33) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and proceed as follows: Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to end of row.


Step: 85

Next row: Cast off 6 (7-7-9-9) sts. Pat to last 2 sts. P2togtbl.


Step: 86

K1. psso. Pat to end of row. Cast off rem 7 (7-8-9-9) sts.


Step: 87

SLEEVES


Step: 88

With smaller needles, cast on 43 sts.


Step: 89

Work 7 rows in garter st, noting first row is WS and inc 4 sts evenly across last row. 47 sts.


Step: 90

Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:


Step: 91

1st row: (RS). K4. *K1. P1. K10. Rep from * to last 7 sts. K1. P1. K5.


Step: 92

2nd row: P4. *K1. P1. K1. P9. Rep from * to last 7 sts. K1. P1. K1. P4.


Step: 93

Box pat is now in position.


Step: 94

Cont in Box pat, as given for Front, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following 8th (8th-8th-6th-4th) rows until there are 69 (71-71-61-63) sts.


Step: 95

Sizes L and XL only: Inc 1 st each end of needle on every following (8th-6th) row from previous inc to (79-85) sts.


Step: 96

All sizes: Cont even in pat until Sleeve from beg measures 17½ (18-18½-19-19) ins [44.5 (45.5-47-48-48) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 97

Shape top: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 3 (4-4-5-6) sts beg next 2 rows. 63 (63-63-69-73) sts.


Step: 98

Dec 1 st at each end of needle on next and following alt rows to 39 (35-35-39-41) sts, then dec 1 st each end of needle on every row to 11 (11-11-15-17) sts. Cast off.


Step: 99

FINISHING


Step: 100

Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.


Step: 101

Neckband: Sew left shoulder seam. Cont working on rem 6 sts from right shoulder in seed st, as before, until strip measures same length as back neck edge, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.


Step: 102

Sew neckband in position. Sew right shoulder seam. Sew right front placket under left front placket.


Step: 103

Slits: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 24 sts up side of slit. Work 6 rows in garter st. Cast off knitways (WS).


Step: 104

Sew top of slit to 5 cast on sts of Front or Back.


Step: 105

Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.


Tips

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