V-Neck Tunic

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V-Neck Tunic

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Light and breezy tunic with a drawstring tie at the V-neck. Sizes S to L (30-40in/76 to 102cm bust). Shown in Patons Grace, #60130 Sky and #60005 Snow, crochet using 3.5 mm (US E or 4) hook.

Sizes

S
30-32 ins [76-81cm]
35 ins [89 cm]
M
34-36 ins [86-91.5 cm]
39 ins [99 cm]
L
38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
43 ins [109 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $73.36

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Size:

  • S
  • M
  • L
Bust measurement
30-32 ins [76-81cm]
Finished bust
35 ins [89 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Grace | Sky, 62130Edit Color
$65.88

Contrast A

Grace | Snow, 62005Edit Color
$5.49

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size E4/3.5mm
$1.99
The materials for this project cost $73.36

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

Dc2tog = (Yoh. Draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

rep = repeat

sc = single crochet

st(s) = stitch(es)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust measurement
S 30-32 ins [76-81cm]
M 34-36 ins [86-91.5 cm]
L 38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
Finished bust
S 35 ins [89 cm]
M 39 ins [99 cm]
L 43 ins [109 cm]

MATERIALS

V-Neck Tunic
Grace (50 g/1.75 oz;125 m/136 yds)
SizesSML 
Main Color (MC)
Sky (62130)
121314
Contrast A
Snow (62005)
111
Size 3.50 mm (U.S. E or 4) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

23 sts and 9 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in Lacy Pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

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

BACK
**With MC, ch 103 (115-127).
***1st row: (RS). 1 dc in 5th ch from hook (counts as dc and ch 1). *Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 dc in next ch. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 101 (113-125) sts.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss first ch 1 sp. 1 dc in next ch 1 sp. 1 dc into missed ch 1 sp working behind previous dc. *1 dc in next ch 1 sp. 1 dc back into previous ch 1 sp, working behind last dc. Rep from * to last dc and turning ch 6. 1 dc in top of turning ch. 1 dc back into previous ch 1 sp. 1 dc in top of turning ch. 1 dc in 3rd ch of turning ch. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch 1). Miss first 2 sc. 1 dc in next sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
Rep rows 2 and 3 once more.

Proceed in Lacy Pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss next 2 sc. (1 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc) all in next sc -V-cluster made. Miss next 2 sc. 3 dc in next sc. *Miss next 2 sc. V-cluster in next sc. Miss next 2 sc. 3 dc in next sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. Miss next 2 sc. V-cluster in next sc. Miss next sc. 1 dc in last sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 5 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in last V-cluster. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.***
Rep 2nd row until work from beg measures 15½ (16-17) ins [40 (41-43) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape armholes: Next row: Ss in each of first 7 sts. Ch 3. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 11 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in next V-cluster. 1 dc in next dc. Turn. Leave rem 6 sts unworked.**

Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 23½ (24½-25½) ins [59.5 (62-65) cm]. Fasten off.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 2 ins [5 cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Place a marker at beg of last row.

Left V-neck shaping: 1st row: Pat to center V-cluster. 1 dc in this V-cluster. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 3. Miss first 2 dc. Work 2 dc in next dc. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 5 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in last V-cluster. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 3. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last V-cluster and 2 dc. V-cluster in last V-cluster. Miss next dc. Yoh and draw up a loop in last dc. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Yoh and draw up a loop in top of turning ch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook -Dc2tog made. Turn.
4th row: Ch 3. Miss first st. 1 dc in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 5 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in last V-cluster. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
5th row: Ch 3. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 2 dc. Dc2tog over last dc and turning ch 3. Turn.
6th to 13th rows: As 2nd to 5th rows twice.
14th to 16th rows: As 2nd to 4th rows once. 23 (29-35) sts.
17th and 18th rows: As 4th row twice. Fasten off.

Right V-neck shaping: With WS of work facing, join yarn with ss to turning ch 3 at marker.
Rep rows 1 to 18 as given for Left V-neck shaping.

SLEEVES
With MC, ch 55.
Rep from *** to *** as given for Back.

Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 5 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in last V-cluster. 2 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 6 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in last V-cluster. Miss next dc. 2 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 3. 2 dc in first dc. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 6 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in last V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
4th row: Ch 3. Miss first dc. 3 dc in next dc. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 7 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in last V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
5th and 6th rows: Ch 3. Miss first 2 dc. 3 dc in next dc. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Miss next dc. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
7th row: Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc of 3 dc group. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Miss next dc. 2 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
8th row: Ch 3. Miss first dc. V-cluster in next dc. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 3 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in next dc. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
Rep rows 1 to 8 twice more. 89 sts.

Next row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *V-cluster in next V-cluster. Miss next dc. 3 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 5 sts. Miss next dc. V-cluster in last V-cluster. 1 dc in top of turning ch. Turn.
Rep last row until Sleeve from beg measures 19½ (20½-21½) ins [49.5 (52-54.5) cm].

Shape top: 1st row: Ss in each of first 10 sts. Work in pat to last 10 sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd row: Ss in each of first 6 sts. Work in pat to last 6 sts. Leave rem sts unworked. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Steam lightly and cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Sew shoulder seams.

Neck Edging: With RS of work facing, join MC with ss to first st at left shoulder.
1st rnd: Ch 1. Work 1 row of sc evenly around V-neck edging. Place marker on st at point of V-shaping.
2nd rnd: *Ch 4 (counts as Ch 1 and dc). Miss next sc. 1 dc in next sc. Rep from * around, working across center 3 sts as follows: Yoh and draw up a loop in next sc before marker. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Yoh and draw up a loop in marked sc. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Yoh and draw up a loop in next sc. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook -Dc3tog made.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st around. Fasten off.

Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Lower Edging: With RS of work facing, join A with ss at side seam.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss next ch 1 sp. 1 dc in next ch 1 sp. 1 dc into missed ch 1 sp working behind previous dc. *1 dc in next ch 1 sp. 1 dc back into previous ch 1 sp, working behind previous dc. Rep from * around. Join with ss in top of ch 3. Fasten off.

Sleeve Edging: Work as given for Lower Edging.

With A, make a chain 38 (40-42) ins [96.5 (101.5-107) cm] long. Fasten off. Thread through 2nd row of eyelets around lower edge of Back and Front.
With A, make 2 chains 10 ins [25.5 cm] long. Thread through the 2nd row of eyelets on each sleeve.
With A, make a chain 36 ins [91.5 cm] long. Thread through the eyelet row around neck and tie in a bow as illustrated.