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Gell Tunic

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Designer: Sarah Solomon

CONSTRUCTION OVERVIEW

Gell is a textured raglan tunic knit in pieces from the bottom up with a vented hem, deep turn-back cuffs and a generous turtleneck collar. The body and sleeves are worked flat and seamed using mattress stitch. The collar is picked up after assembly and worked in the round. Optional instructions are given for a tubular cast on and bind off to add a refined edge to your piece.

SIZES

A (B, C, D, E, F, G, H)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 34 ½ (39 ¼, 44, 48 ¾, 53 ½, 58 ½, 63 ¼, 68)" / 87.5 (99.5, 112, 124, 136, 148.5, 160.5, 172.5) cm.

This garment is intended to be worn with 6–10" / 15 – 25 cm of positive ease

Garment shown is size C modeled with 7" / 18 cm positive ease.

YARNS

Harrisville Nightshades/Daylights (DK weight) 85% Cormo Wool; 15% wool/250 yards per 100 g skein

6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10) skeins, or 1280 (1400, 1550, 1705, 1870, 2095, 2280, 2500) yards of DK weight yarn

Shown in Daylights Chirp

NEEDLES

Main Fabric Needle: US 7 [4.50 mm]: 16" and 32" circular

Ribbing Needle: US 5 [3.75 mm]: 16" and 32" circular

Collar Needle: US 6 [4.00 mm] (or one size larger than Ribbing Needle): 16" circular

Cast On Needle: US 4 [3.5 mm]: 32" circular

Adjust your needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4" / 10 cm in charted pattern on Main Fabric Needle, after wet-blocking

NOTIONS

Removable stitch markers

Waste yarn and crochet hook for Tubular Cast On (optional)

Waste yarn or spare needle for holding stitches

Tapestry needle

TECHNIQUES USED

Chart reading (optional)

Tubular Cast On (optional)

Long-tail Cast On

Sloped Bind Off

Tubular Bind Off (optional)

Mattress Stitch

Picking Up Stitches 

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