Wide Collar Tunic
Sizes: 8/10 (US 6/8).
Yarn: 700 g Cisne Divine (78% Acrylic, 21% Wool, 1% Polyester, yardage: 150m / 100g), one pair quick knit needles and one circular needle, size 6 mm (US 10) and 6.5 mm (US 10.5).
Rib Pat: alt K3, P3.
Work according to chart. RS and WS rows are shown with RS of work facing.
Rep rows 1-10 throughout.
in lace pattern: 14 sts and 22 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
At beg of row, selv st, P1, skpo (slip 1 kwise, K1, pass slipped stitch over), work pat to the last 4 sts, at end of row k2tog, P1, selv st.
With 6 mm needles, cast on 86 sts and work 15 cm in Rib Pat while inc evenly 12 sts across last row = 74 sts.
Cont in lace patt.
Armhole shaping: when piece measures 59 cm from beg, bind off 7 sts at each end and then dec 1 st 9 times on every 2nd row in full fashion.
When piece measures 10 cm from beg, bind off all sts.
Front: Work same as back.
With 6 mm needles cast on 38 sts and work in Rib Pat for 10 cm.
Cont to work in Lace pattern while beg and end with P4.
Sleeve Shaping: Inc 1 st 7 times on every 10th row at each end.
Sleeve Cap: When piece measures 48 cm from beg, bind off 7 sts at each end and then dec 1 st 9 times on every 2nd row in full fashion.
On Row 45 from Cap Shaping beg, bind off rem 6 sts.
Sew in sleeves, join side and sleeve seams.
Collar: With circular needle 6 mm, pick up 117 sts around neck edge and work 6 rows in Rib Patt.
Then change to circular needle 6.5 mm and cont 28 cm in Rib Pat, then bind off sts.