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Crochet Hooks: For Bodice- 4.5mm [US 7] and 3.75mm [US F-5]; For Skirting- 5mm [US H-8] and 5.5mm [US I-9] Split-ring stitch marker, yarn needle. GAUGE: With larger Bodice hook in Bodice stitch pattern, 16 sts = 4”; 20 rows = 4” in pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge. SPECIAL STITCHES Front Post Double Crochet (FPdc): Yo, insert hook from front to back to front again around the post of corresponding sc 2 rows below, yo, draw yarn through, [yo, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook] twice. Skip st behind FPdc just made. NOTES Bodice is worked in two pieces, from bottom to top, then seamed at sides and shoulders. Stitches are picked up on the opposite side of garment and worked in the round from waist to hem. TUNIC Bodice Back With A and larger bodice hook, ch 64 (72, 80, 88, 96, 108). Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn—63 (71, 79, 87, 95, 107) sc. Row 2 (right side): Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Row 3: Repeat row 2. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sc, (FPdc in next corresponding sc 2 rows below; sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * across, turn. Row 5: Repeat Row 2. Row 6: Ch 1, sc in first st, *FPdc in next corresponding sc 2 rows below**. sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * across, ending last repeat at **, sc in last sc, turn. Repeat rows 3-6 (stitch pattern established) until 15 (15, 15, 15, 17, 17) rows have been completed. Maintain stitch pattern throughout, adjusting where necessary to ensure proper placement of FPdc to align with prior FPdc. Armhole Row 1 (right side): Slip st across 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 8) sts, ch 1, maintain stitch pattern, continue across to last 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 8) sts, turn, leaving remaining sts unworked—55 (61, 69, 75, 81, 91) sts. Row 2: Ch 1, skip first st, continue across to last 2 sts, skip next st, sc in last st, turn—53 (59, 67, 73, 79, 89) sts. Repeat row 2 [5 (5, 7, 9, 11, 16)] times more—43 (49, 53, 55, 57, 57) sts. Work even in established pattern until 32 (32, 34, 34, 34, 34) rows have been completed from beginning of armhole.

Wearever Tunic
You’ll love wearing this comfortable crochet tunic any time of the year. Layer it for cooler weather, wear it alone in warmer weather or wear it under a jacket in the office. LW2835
Designed by Kim Guzman. Directions are given for size Small. Changes for Medium, Large, 1X, 2X and 3X are in parentheses. Finished Bust: 31½ (35½, 39½, 43½, 47½, 49½)”. Note: Fabric is stretchy. Intended positive ease of 0-2”. Finished Length: 23½ (24¾, 25, 25, 26, 26½)”. RED HEART® Luster Sheen®: 3 (4, 4, 4, 4, 4) balls 824 Mid Blue A and 1 ball 007 Vanilla B.
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17) sts to the left of last st made in Row 1 of first shoulder. repeat from * to last ch-2 space. Row 2: Ch 1. sc in last st. 14. 10. work in pattern across. 13) sts. Repeat previous 2 rows once more—7 (9. ch 1. 20. 5 hdc in last ch-2 space. 25. 10. turn—10 (12. 15. 13. 13. 20) sts. Work even in pattern until 44 (46. 10. 9) sts. 9. 9. 20. work even in pattern across to last 5 sts. skip next st. 29) sts to the left of last st made in Row 1 of first shoulder. 12) sts. join A in either shoulder seam. Fasten off. Round 2: Slip st in first ch-2 space. 10. join B to either shoulder seam directly below the first Round of trim to begin working in the direction of top to bottom (garment is upside down). turn—10 (12. turn—11 (13. sc in each sc around. 20. turn—9 (11. 14. 9) sts. 20. 14. 10. 12. sc in last st. 14. slip st in next st or row. 50. 20) sts. turn—17 (19. skip next st. 9. 15) sts. 13. Work even in pattern until 44 (46. 13) sts. Repeat row 2 once more—6 (8. 20. 50. 14) sts.crochettoday. 13) sts. slip st in first sc to join. skip first st. 12. 15. 13) sts. Armhole Trim Round 1: With right side facing and smaller Bodice hook.redheart. 15. skip first st. work in pattern across to last 2 sts.com For more ideas & inspiration . 50. 9. ch 1. sc in each sc around. turn. 48. starting in same st.com www. 29. Next Row: Ch 1. 50. 13. 9. working an even number of ch-2 spaces evenly around. turn—11 (13. 12. ch 1. Fasten off. 14. 52) rows completed from beginning of armhole. 13. Bodice Front Work same as for Back until 28 (28. turn—10 (12. work in pattern across to last 2 sts. 13. 9. Second Shoulder Row 1 (right side): With appropriate side facing. 52) rows completed from beginning of armhole. 14) sts.com First Shoulder Row 1 (right side): Ch 1. sc in last st. slip st in first sc to join. 12. work in pattern across. skip first st. Next Row: Ch 1. turn leaving remaining sts unworked—12 (14. 48. 10) sts. 9) sts. Second Shoulder Row 1 (right side): With appropriate side facing. 14. 9. skip space of 1 st or row. Row 4: Ch 1. skip next st. 48. 13. 13.yourknittinglife. 14. 14) sts. Neck Trim Round 1: With right side facing and smaller Bodice hook. 10. starting in same st. 50.www. 15. skip first st.com www.redheart. slip st in first sc to join. 50. Row 2: Ch 1. sc in next ch-2 space. 13. sc evenly around. sc evenly around. Fasten off. Repeat rows 3-4 twice more—6 (8. 15) sts. slip st in first sc to join. 30. work in pattern across. sc in same ch-2 space. 50. Next Row: Ch 1. 52) rows completed from beginning of armhole. 13. 14) sts.shopredheart. 9) sts. join A with slip st in next st. work in pattern across. work in pattern across first 11 (13. Rounds 2-3: Ch 1. skip 21 (23. 10) sts. For Susan Bates® knitting needles & crochet hooks . 9. Row 3: Ch 1. 15. 14. Fasten off. turn—6 (8. Row 3: Ch 1. *ch 2. 13. 20) sts. turn. sc in last st. 20. 9. join A with slip st in next st. leaving remaining sts unworked—17 (19. 9. 20. Row 2: Slip st across first 5 sts. 27. Work even in pattern until 44 (46. whipstitch side and shoulder seams. Repeat rows 3-4 twice more—6 (8. 20. 30. 52) rows have been completed from beginning of armhole. ch 1. 12. Next Row (right side): Ch 1. turn—10 (12. 9. turn—12 (14. 48. Fasten off A. work in pattern across. Repeat rows 2-3 twice more—7 (9. work in pattern across to last 2 sts. Repeat armhole trim around other armhole. 12) sts. *5 hdc in next ch-2 space. 13. leaving remaining sts unworked—11 (13. 30. Rounds 2-3: Ch 1. ch 1. Fasten off.www. work in pattern across first 17 (19. 14. work in pattern across. Work even in pattern until 44 (46. Fasten off. turn—11 (13. 9. skip 9 (11. work in pattern across. skip next st. Neck Embellishment Round 1: With right side facing and smaller Bodice hook. ch 1. 17. Round 4: With right side facing. 14) sts. 13. join B in first sc. 20. 14. 30) rows have been completed from beginning of Armhole. turn—9 (11. 14. 14. work in pattern across.com ©2012 Coats & Clark . skip next st. 14. repeat from * around. slip st in first sc to join. 50. ASSEMBLY With yarn needle and A. Row 4: Ch 1. 15. Row 3: Ch 1. 14.www. slip st in first sc to join. ch 1. sc evenly around. ending with slip st in beginning slip st to join. 15. 14. 12. join A to bottom of armhole. work in pattern across to last 2 sts.

Skirting Round 1: With right side facing and smaller skirting hook. 10½)” 23½ (24¾. 4½)” FRONT AND BACK BODICE SKIRTING 15¾ (17¾. 10. 10. 2¼. ch 1. 23¾. 12½. Begin working in a spiral. 3. 178. RED HEART® Luster Sheen®. Round 2: Ch 1.com ©2012 Coats & Clark 11½ (12½. 31¼)” For Susan Bates® knitting needles & crochet hooks . 25.redheart. 164. 10)” from beginning of shirting. *ch 2. sc in each sc around. 9½. 12½. working in unused loop of row 1 of Bodice. 12½. Art. 190. 194. 8¾. 4. repeat from * around. slip st in first sc to join— 140 (150. 12½. sc in each st around. 9¾. 4.www. 6. 12½.www. 10. ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain. Fasten off. 24¾)” 20¼ (21¾. Repeat previous round until skirting measures 11½ (12½.com www. slip st in first sc to join—140 (150. 28. 12½)” 3½. 307 yd (281 m) solid color and 3 oz (85 g). 2¼)” 7¾ (8¼. join A with a slip st to lower center back. 4.com Round 3: Turn garment to begin working in the direction of bottom to top. without joining. Fasten off. 216) sc. st(s) = stitch(es). 3½)” 10. E794 available in 3. 25¾. 2¾.redheart. 3½)” 1½ (2. 3¼. 261 yd (239 m) multicolor balls. It is unnecessary to mark the first st of each round. 12½)” from beginning of skirting. ending at center back. 9¼. 2) evenly-spaced increases. slip st in next sc to join. 26½)” 2½ (2¾. 158. working 14 (8. 21¾.shopredheart. 196.5 oz (100 g).com www. slip st in first sc to join—126 (142. Weave in ends. until instructed otherwise. 10. 19¾.www. 2¼. 3. 9 (9¼.com For more ideas & inspiration . 2¼. sc = single crochet. 9¾)” .crochettoday. 12½. 26. 3¼ (3½. * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated. hdc = half double crochet. Next Round: With larger skirting hook.yourknittinglife. Round 4: Repeat round 2. 2164) sc. Continue working in sc in a spiral until skirting measures 9 (10. 3½. 214) sts. ch 1. sc in each sc around. 25½. 164. ending with slip st in beginning slip st to join. 174. 23¾. 3 (3. [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified. slip st in next slip st from round 1. 4. 178. 3¼.