Dancing Vines Tunic & Pullover

BY KAREN CONNOR

Dancing vines grace this simple, yet dramatic sweater with two length options: a hip length pullover, and a tunic with side vents, as pictured here. Pattern is designed for worsted weight yarns (20 sts to 10 cm/4″), including unmercerized cottons, so that if you decide to knit with unmercerized cottons like elann.com Den-M-Nit Pure Indigo Cotton and machine dry your garment, instructions are given to allow for about 10-15% shrinkage in length.

  • Experience Level: Intermediate
  • Finished Bust Sizes: 102, 108, 127, 133, 145 cm (40, 42.5, 50, 52.5, 57″) – the fit is relaxed – choose a finished bust measurement about 10-15 cm (4-6″) larger than your own bust size; finished length pullover 61 cm (24″); finished length tunic 76 cm (30″).
  • Materials – Pullover: – 1156, 1229, 1372, 1477, 1541 m (1260, 1340, 1495, 1610, 1680 yds) of worsted weight yarn (19-20 sts to 10 cm/4″)
    OR
    1358, 1445, 1615, 1739, 1812 m (1480, 1575, 1760, 1895, 1975 yds), if unmercerized cotton for machine drying).
    OR
    2312, 2458, 2744, 2954, 3082 m (2520, 2680, 2990, 3220, 3360 yds) of fingering weight yarn (27-29 sts to 10 cm/4″) held 2 strands together.
  • Materials – Tunic: – 1303, 1394, 1560, 1679, 1743 m (1420, 1520, 1700, 1830, 1900 yds) of worsted weight cotton (19-20 sts to 10 cm/4″)
    OR
    1532, 1633, 1830, 1977, 2046 m (1670, 1780, 1995, 2155, 2230 yds), if unmercerized cotton for machine drying.
    OR
    2606, 2788, 3120, 3358, 3486 m (2840, 3040, 3400, 3660, 3800 yards) of fingering weight yarn (27-29 sts to 10 cm/4″) held 2 strands together.
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