Tunic in Lace Pattern
Yarn: 100 g of Fine Mohair, 300 g of Polyacrylic Cotton; 1 pair quick knit needles size 3 mm (US 2.5), crochet hook size 3 (US C), buttons and satin ribbon.
Work with 2 strands of mohair and cotton held tog.
Upper part consists of back and two fronts.
For back, cast on 81 sts (= selv st + 72 sts (= 9 patt reps over 8 sts) + 7 sts + selv st). Work 25 cm in patt acc to chart 1 and bind off sts.
For one front, cast on 42 sts (= selv st + 40 sts (= 5 patt reps over 8 sts) + selv st). Work acc to chart 2 and bind off sts.
Work other front in reverse.
Sew seams of pieces. Leave 18 cm for sleeves.
Pick up 153 sts + 2 selv sts along lower edge of fronts and back = 155 sts.
Then work as foll: selv st + 9 sts (right edge acc to chart 3) + 128 sts (= 8 x 16 patt reps acc to chart 3) + 16 sts (left edge acc to chart 4) + selv st.
Work 72 rows and bind off sts using crochet hook as foll: slip 3 sts and work sc (single crochet), ch 3 + 1 picot + ch 3, slip 3 sts again and work sc, and so on.
Cast on 58 sts (= selv st + 56 sts (= 7 patt reps over 8 sts) + selv st). Work acc to chart 1.
Cap Shaping: After 18 cm bind off 8 sts at each end.
Repeat throughout until all sts have been bound.
Sew seams of pieces and set in sleeves.
Work 1 rnd crab st around all edges of pieces. Work 4 sc betw bobbles.
Sew on buttons and adorn with satin ribbon.