Tunic with center cable

Published: 05/10/16
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Tunic with center cable

Sizes: 8/10 (US 6/8).

Materials: 

Yarn: 450 g (50 % Wool, 50 % Acrylic, yardage = 100 m/50 g); one pair knit needles size 4,5 mm (US 7) and crochet hook size 2,5 mm (US B).

Stockinette stitch (St st): K RS rows; P WS rows.

Cable Pattern:

Work according to chart. Only RS rows are shown.

On WS rows work all sts as they appear, purl yos. 

Work Rows 1 - 14 once, then repeat Rows 7 - 14 throughout.

Border: Work according to crochet chart.

Gauge:

over St st: 18 sts and 22 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

Back: 

Cast on 76 sts and work 130 rows as foll: selv st, 26 sts in St st, 22 sts in Cable Patt, 26 sts in St st, selv st. 

For the side shaping, on Row 61 from beg, at each end inc 1 stitch, then 1 stitch on foll 14th row = 80 sts. 

Armhole Shaping: On Row 131 from beg, at each end bind off 4 sts, then dec 1 stitch every other row twice = 68 sts.  

Neckline Shaping: On Row 130 from beg, divide the work in the middle and work each side separately. 

For neck slants, at neck edge, bind off 1 stitch on either side of Cable Patt, then 1 stitch every other row twice, 1 stitch every 4th row 6 times, 1 stitch every other row 5 times. 

On Row 171 from beg, bind off rem 20 sts each side for shoulders.

Front: Work same as back.

Sleeves: 

Cast on 44 sts and work 78 rows as foll: selv st, 10 sts in St st, 22 sts in Cable Patt, 11 sts in St st, selv st. 

Sleeve Shaping: On Row 15 from beg, inc 1 stitch at each end, then 1 stitch every 12th row 4 times, 1 stitch every 6th row twice = 58 sts. 

Cap Shaping: On Row 79 from beg, bind off 4 sts at each end, then bind off 1 stitch every other row 3 times, 1 stitch foll 4th row once, 1 stitch every other row 9 times, 3 sts once = 58 sts.

On Row 111 from beg, bind off rem 18 sts.

Finishing:

Sew shoulder seams.

Sew in sleeves, join side and sleeve seams. 

With crochet hook, work Row 1 of crochet chart around neckline, bottom edges of sleeves. 

With crochet hook, work Rows 1-3 of crochet chart around bottom edges front and back. 

Join every row with sl st to first st.

tunika chart