Muse Tunic

May 20, 2013
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Wear the crochet lace on this ­fitted tunic up on your shoulders while you're focusing on writing your poetry, and then drop it down for daydreaming.

Designer: Hannah Cuviello

Finished Size: 31¼ (35¼, 39¼, 43¼, 47¼, 51¼)" bust circumference. Garment shown measures 35¼", modeled with 1¼" ease. Garment is meant to be quite fitted, with 1-3" of negative ease.

Yarn: Knit Picks Galileo (50% merino, 50% viscose from bamboo; 131 yd [120 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #26104 gem, 11 (13, 15, 16, 18, 20) skeins for full tunic, 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins for lace overlay only. Note: Add an extra skein if you are including optional short row bust shaping (see Notes). Yarn distributed by Crafts Americana.

Hook Sizes: D/3 (3.25 mm), E/4 (3.5 mm), G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: St markers (m); 2 yd ribbon for straps (3⁄8-¾" wide); yarn needle; 1 set bra strap adjusters (loop and slide); pins; sewing needle and thread.

Gauge: 25 sts and 28 rows = 4" in sc with medium hook; 2 reps and 8 rows = 3¼" in ch-lace patt with largest hook.

Short Row Bust Shaping

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