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Knitted Two-Tone Tunic
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 1100 Simplicity is the key to this warm, roomy sweater with side vents. The garter border and minimal shaping make this stockinette stitch pullover a great beginner project.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Directions are for sizes Small (Medium, Large, X-Large). Finished chest: 43 (46 1/2, 50, 54) in..
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-149 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Charcoal

Dark gray


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (3, 4, 4)

640-152 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Pewter

Medium gray


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 37.96
Alternative Quantity: (5, 6, 6)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
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GAUGE:
9 sts and 13 1/2 rows = 4 in. with size 13 needles in St st. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK: With smaller needles and A, cast on 48 (52, 56, 61) sts.

Work in garter st (= k every row) for 6 rows (3 ridges).

Change to larger needles.

Row 1 (RS): K.

Row 2 (WS): K 3, p 42 (46, 50, 55), k 3.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 keeping 3 sts at each edge in garter st for slit edging and rem sts in St st for 4 in..

Then work even in St st on all sts until piece meas 15 in.

from beg.

Change to B.

Cont in St st until piece meas 16 3/4 (17, 17 1/4, 17 1/2) in.

from beg, ending with a WS row.



Shape armholes: Bind off 4 (5, 5, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows – 40 (42, 46, 49) sts.

Cont even in St st until piece meas 24 1/2 (25 1/2, 26 1/2, 27) in.

from beg, ending with a WS row.



Shape neck: Next row (RS): K 13 (14, 16, 17) sts, join another ball of B and bind off next 14 (14, 14, 15) sts, k to end of row.

Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, bind off 1 st at each neck edge every other row 3 times.

Cont even in St st until piece meas 26 1/2 (27 1/2, 28 1/2, 29) in.

from beg.

Bind off rem 10 (11, 13, 14) sts each shoulder.



FRONT: Work same as Back until piece meas approx 23 (23 1/2, 24 3/4, 25 1/4) in.

from beg, ending with a WS row.



Shape neck: Next row (RS): K 18 (19, 21, 22) sts, join another ball of B and bind off next 4 (4, 4, 5) sts, k to end of row.

Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, bind off at each neck edge at beg of every other row: 3 sts once, 2 sts once, then 1 st 3 times.

Work even in St st until piece meas same as Back to shoulder.

Bind off rem 10 (11, 13, 14) sts each shoulder.



SLEEVES: With smaller needles and B, cast on 21 (23, 24, 25) sts.

Work in garter st for 6 rows (3 ridges).

Change to larger needles.

Work in St st, inc 1 st at each side every 4th row 6 (9, 12, 12) times, then every 6th row 5 (3, 1, 1) times – 43 (47, 50, 51) sts.

Cont even in St st until piece meas 20 (20, 20 1/2, 20 1/2) in.

from beg.

Bind off all sts.



FINISHING: Sew right shoulder seam.

Neckband: With RS facing, using smaller needles and B, pick up and k 58 sts evenly around neck edge.

Next row: K.

Next row: K 2, (k2tog, k 4) 9 times, k 2 – 49 sts.

K 3 rows.

Bind off.

Sew left shoulder/neckband seam.

Set in Sleeves.

Sew Sleeve seams.

Sew underarm seams, leaving lower 4 in.

open for slit.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)
Yarn Ply -- what is it?
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
est = establish(ed)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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