Namaste Tunic

US $6.00US $11.00

pattern by Fiddlesticks Knitting

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The Namaste Tunic makes a practical yet decorative cover-up over yoga tights or everyday leggings. On wintery days, that extra bit of warmth is welcome and you'll look great whether going to class or just hanging around! Namaste!

The tunic is worked in the round (for meditative knitting!) from bottom edge to armholes, where it is divided for front and back. Shoulder seams are joined with Russian Grafting (explained in the pattern) and then neck and armhole bands are picked up and knit in the round. Our sample shown in Size 2.

NOTE: Fiddlesticks Knitting Patterns use charts.
Recommended for Intermediate lace knitters.

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Recommended yarn: DK yarn, each ball 50g is 105 metres / 114 yds. Sample knit with 50% silk, 50% merino wool DK.

Knitted measurements, at bust and yarn requirements:
Size 1: 32.5 inches – 8 balls
Size 2: 36 inches – 9 balls
Size 3: 39.5 inches – 9 balls
Size 4: 43.25 inches – 10 balls
Size 5: 47 inches – 11 balls
Size 6: 50.5 inches – 12 balls
Size 7: 54 inches – 13 balls

3.5 mm (US 4) 24-inch circulars
3.5 mm (US 4) 16-inch circulars
3 mm (US ) 24-inch circulars
In addition, for Sizes 4, 5, 6 and 7:
3.5 mm (US 4) 32-inch circulars
or sizes of all above needed to obtain gauge

Gauge in lace pattern:
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches

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Pick up your needles with confidence with Fiddlesticks Knitting patterns!
Dorothy Siemens is meticulous with her pattern writing and charting so that you can pick up your needles with confidence.
Her detailed instructions will expertly guide you through even the most complex lace knitting patterns – for stunningly beautiful results!

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Spend more time knitting and less in prep and technical research

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