Lodestar Tunic

Jun 10, 2010
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An experienced level tunic, this top can be shortened to a tank or lengthened to a dress. Joined motifs form a striking belt. Construction begins with the belt before working the bodice upward and the skirt downward for minimal seaming.

Designer Natasha Robarge
Finished Size: 31 (34, 38, 41, 45)" bust measurement. Garment shown measures 34", modeled with 2" ease.
Yarn: Elann.com Lara (100% cotton; 138 yd [127 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #335 algiers teal (A), 7 (7, 8, 9, 10) balls; #246 burnished tangerine (B), 1 (1, 2, 2, 3) balls; #336 purple heart (C), 1 ball.
Hook: Sizes 1 (2.75 mm) and 0 (3.25 mm) steel hooks. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; stitch markers (m).
Gauge: Motif = 3 3/8" × 3 3/8"; patt 1 rep = 1¼" wide and 1" high. Patt 2 rep = 1 1/3" wide and 1 1/8" high.
Skill Level: Experienced

 

Errata:

Rnd 3: Ch 6 (counts as dc and ch-3), *sk next 2 sc, Vp-st in next sc, ch 3, sk next 2 sc, dc in next sc, ch 3*, rep from * to * 3 (5, 7, 7, 7), **sk next 3 sc, Vp-st, ch 3, sk next 3 sc, dc in next sc, ch 3**, rep from ** to ** 5 (5, 1, 3, 5) times, omitting last ch 3 on last rep, pm in dc just made to mark center front, rep from * to * 8 times, rep from ** to ** 6 (12, 16, 17, 18) times, rep from * to * 4 (2, 0, 0, 0) times, omitting last dc and ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch of ch ch-6 to join-28 (31, 34, 37, 40) patt reps.


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Comments

on Jun 22, 2010 3:19 PM
winmar778 wrote
on Jun 23, 2010 6:45 PM

this is a lovely piece

 

nikbel wrote
on Jul 11, 2010 4:58 AM

can any of these patterns be converted to charts. I dont know how to crochet from reading the patterns only by charts

 

little sara wrote
on Dec 15, 2010 9:23 AM

wooooooow

the most thing i like it the stitch

 

its very nice the colors are suitable togother

 

very nice design from creative designer

 

thanks alot

maryambg wrote
on May 8, 2011 5:18 AM

How Can I get the Chart pattern, Its lovely, THANK U :)