Water’s Edge Tunic

Time: 60 Hour Pattern

Skill Level: Advanced

Size: Finished Bust Size 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)” to fit bust 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)”

2” positive ease recommended.

Shown in size 34”

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st on larger needles after wet blocking

32 rows = 4” in Lace Charts on smaller needles after wet blocking

Waist Lace = 2” wide at widest point on smaller needles

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Alainn Yarns Worn Suitcase Sport (80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon; 328 yards [300 meters]/100 grams): Riverstone (4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins)

Needles: US size 4 (3.5 mm) straight or circular, US size 5 (3.75 mm) 16” and 32-60” circular.

Notions: Removable markers, stitch holders, waste yarn for provisional cast-on, tapestry needle

Abbreviations

LLI (Left lifted increase): Insert left needle from back to front underneath stitch 2 rows below the next stitch on the right needle. Knit this stitch through back loop.

PU: Pick up and knit.

RLI (Right lifted increase): Insert right needle back to front into stitch 1 row below the first stitch on your left needle and slip to left needle. Then knit the stitch.

Pattern

Waist band

With smaller needles, provisionally CO 17 sts.

Setup Row (WS): P.

Rows 1-18: Work Waist Lace Chart Rows 1-18.

Rep Rows 1-18, 12 (13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 23) times.

Rep Rows 1-17 once more.

Place provisional sts on needles. Attach beg to end using Kitchener St, being careful not to twist work.

Body Bottom

With larger needles, starting at Kitchener join, PU 176 (192, 216, 244, 272, 284, 300, 324) sts along non scalloped edge of waist band. PM for beg of rnd.

Rnd 1: [K4 (3, 4, 5, 6, 5, 4, 5), m1] 5 (64, 12, 9, 3, 3, 15, 13) times, [k3 (0, 3, 4, 5, 4, 3, 4), m1] 16 (0, 4, 8, 20, 28, 10, 8) times, [k4 (0, 4, 5, 6, 5, 4, 5), m1] 10 (0, 24, 18, 6, 6, 30, 26) times, [k3 (0, 3, 4, 5, 4, 3, 4), m1] 16 (0, 4, 8, 20, 28, 10, 8) times, [k4 (0, 4, 5, 6, 5, 4, 5), m1] 5 (0, 12, 9, 3, 3, 15, 13) times. (52 (64, 56, 52, 52, 68, 80, 68) sts inc’d; 228 (256, 272, 296, 324, 352, 380, 392) sts)

Work in St st until piece meas 10 (10.25, 10.5, 10.75, 11, 11.25, 11.5, 11.75)” from Waistband.

Roman Stripe

Setup Rnd: K around, dec 76 (84, 92, 96, 108, 116, 128, 132) sts evenly. (152 (172, 180, 200, 216, 236, 252, 260) sts)

Rnds 1-6: [Work Roman Stripe Chart Rows 1-6] around.

Rnd 7: K around, inc (dec, -, dec, -, dec, -, inc) 1 (1, 0, 2, 0, 2, 0, 1) sts evenly. (153 (171, 180, 198, 216, 234, 252, 261) sts)

Break yarn.

Bottom Edging

With smaller needles, provisionally CO 17 sts.

Setup Row: P.

Rnd 1: Work Right Side Lace Chart to last st, ssp using 1 st from edging and 1 st from bottom of Body, turn.

Rnd 2: Sl 1, work next row of Right Side Lace Chart.

Rep Rnds 1-2 until all sts from bottom of Body have been worked, chart has been worked through 17 (19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 29) times.

Place provisional sts on needles. Attach beg to end using Kitchener St.

Body Top

Using Kitchener seam as Center Back, divide waistband into 4 sections, remover marker at Center Front. Place markers 1” from either side of Center Back marker.

Setup Rnd (RS): With larger needles, CO 16 sts, pm, PU 38 (42, 48, 55, 62, 65, 69, 75) sts between marker 1” from Center Back and Left Side marker for Left Back, pm, PU 88 (96, 108, 122, 136, 142, 150, 162) sts between Left Side and Right Side markers for Front, pm, PU 38 (42, 48, 55, 62, 65, 69, 75) sts from Right side Marker to marker 1” from Center back for Right Back, pm, PU 16 sts between markers on each side of Center Back. (196 (212, 236, 264, 292, 304, 320, 344) sts)

Setup Row (WS): K2, p to m, k2, p to 2 sts before last m, k2, p to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 1: Work Left Side Lace Chart, p2, k to 2 sts before last m, p2, work Right Side Lace Chart.

Row 2: Work Right Side Lace Chart, k2, p to 2 sts before last m, k2, work Left Side Lace Chart.

Rep Rows 1-2 until piece meas 4 (4.25, 4.5, 4.75, 5, 5.25, 5.5, 5.75)” from Waist Band, ending with a WS row.

AT THE SAME TIME

Work Waist Inc Row every 4 (3, 3, 4, 5, 3, 3, 3) rows 7 (6, 4, 7, 7, 2, 8, 6) times, then every 0 (4, 4, 5, 0, 4, 4, 4) rows 0 (3, 5, 1, 0, 8, 4, 6) times. (28 (36, 36, 32, 28, 40, 48, 48) sts inc’d; 102 (114, 126, 138, 150, 162, 174, 186) sts for Front)

Waist Inc Row (RS): Work in patt to 2nd m, LLI, sm, RLI, work in patt to next m, LLI, sm, RLI, work in patt to end of row. (4 sts inc’d)

AT THE SAME TIME

Work Neckline Dec Row every 2 rows 10 (7, 16, 13, 10, 7, 4, 15) times, then every 4 rows 17 (20, 17, 20, 23, 26, 29, 25) times.

Neckline Dec Row (RS): Work to m, sm, p2, k2tog, work in patt to 4 sts before last m, ssk, p2, work in patt to end of row. (2 sts dec’d)

Neckline Decreases will continue after Underarm Separation.

Separate for Underarm

Next Row (RS): Work to 7 (13, 13, 19, 25, 31, 37, 36) sts before 2nd m, BO 14 (26, 26, 38, 50, 62, 74, 72) sts, work 7 (13, 13, 19, 25, 31, 37, 36) sts before next m, BO 14 (26, 26, 38, 50, 62, 74, 72) sts, work to end of row. (88 (88, 100, 100, 100, 100, 100, 114) sts for Front)

Place Front and Left Back sts on holders.

Right Back

Cont Neckline Decreases.

Row 1 (WS): Work in patt to last st, k1.

Row 2: P1, k2tog, work in patt to end of row.

Rep Rows 1-2, 2 more times. (2 sts dec’d)

Cont in patt until piece meas 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5)” from underarm BO. Place rem sts on holder. (8 non-lace sts, 9-16 lace sts)

Left Back

Cont Neckline Decreases.

Attach yarn to WS of Left Back sts.

Row 1 (WS): K1, work in patt to last st.

Row 2: Work in patt to last 3 sts, ssk, p1.

Rep Rows 1-2, 2 more times. (2 sts dec’d)

Cont in patt until piece meas 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5)” from underarm BO, ending with a RS row. Place rem 24 sts on holder. (8 non-lace sts, 9-16 lace sts)

Front

Attach Yarn to WS of Front sts.

Row 1 (WS): K1, p to last st, k1.

Row 2: P1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, ssk, p1. (2 sts dec’d)

Rep Rows 1-2, 2 more times. (4 sts dec’d; 82 (82, 94, 94, 94, 94, 94, 108) sts)

Work in patt until piece meas 4.25 (4.75, 5.25, 5.75, 6.25, 6.75, 7.25, 7.75)” from Underarm BO, ending with a WS row.

Shoulder Shaping

Rows 1-2: Work to last 8 sts, W&T.

Rows 3-4: Work to last 16 sts, W&T.

Rows 5-6: Work to last 24 sts, W&T.

Row 7: Work to end of row, hiding wraps.

Row 8 (WS): Work in patt, hiding wraps.

Yarn Over Border

Row 1 (RS): Work in patt, while decreasing 29 (29, 31, 31, 31, 31, 31, 37) sts evenly. (53 (53, 63, 63, 63, 63, 63, 71) sts)

Row 2: K1, p1, [yo, p2tog] to last st, k1.

Row 3: P1, p to last st, k1.

34 (38, 62) Only

Row 4 (WS): K1, p27 (27, -, -, -, -, -, 36), M1P, p to last st, k1, CO 17 sts. (71 (71, -, -, -, -, -, 89) sts)

42 (46, 50, 54, 58) Only

Row 4 (WS): K1, p to last st, k1, CO 17 sts. (- (-, 80, 80, 80, 80, 80, -) sts)

All Sizes

Lace Edging

Switch to smaller needles.

Rnd 1: Work Right Side Lace Chart to last st, ssp using 1 st from edging and 1 st from bottom of Body, turn.

Rnd 2: Sl 1, work next row of Right Side Lace Chart.

Rep Rows 1-2 until Right Side Lace Chart has been worked 5 (6, 7, 7, 7, 7, 7, 8) times, there are no shoulder sts left to decrease.

BO all sts.

Sleeves

Provisionally CO 68 (68, 68, 82, 82, 94, 94, 94) sts. PM, join in the rnd, being careful not to twist work.

Rnd 1: K.

Cont in St st, working Inc Row every 6 (4, 2, 4, 2, 2, 2, 2) rnds 6 (5, 1, 7, 8, 10, 13, 13) times, then every 0 (6, 4, 6, 4, 4, 4, 4) rnds 0 (3, 10, 2, 7, 6, 5, 5) times. (12 (16, 22, 18, 30, 32, 36, 36) sts inc’d; 80 (84, 90, 100, 112, 126, 130, 130) sts)

Inc Rnd: RLI, k to last st, LLI. (2 sts inc’d)

Cont in St st until piece meas 5.5 (5.5, 5.75, 5.75, 6, 6, 6.25, 6.25)”.

BO for Sleeve Cap

Next Rnd: Work to last 7 (13, 13, 19, 25, 31, 37, 36) sts, BO 14 (26, 26, 38, 50, 62, 74, 72) sts. (66 (58, 64, 62, 62, 64, 56, 58) sts)

Row 1 (RS): K to last st, p1.

Row 2: K1, p to last st, k1.

Dec Row: P1, k2tog, work to last 3 sts, ssk, p1. (2 sts dec’d; 64 (56, 62, 60, 60, 62, 54, 56) sts)

Cont in patt while working Dec Row every 2 rows 7 (3, 4, 3, 2, 3, 0, 1) times, then every 4 rows 4 (9, 9, 11, 13, 13, 17, 17) times, then every 2 rows 8 (4, 5, 4, 3, 4, 1, 2) times. (26 (24, 26, 24, 24, 22, 18, 16) sts)

BO 9 (8, 9, 8, 8, 7, 6, 5) sts at the beg of next 2 rows.

BO final 8 (8, 8, 8, 8, 8, 6, 6) sts.

Sleeve Cuff

Place provisional sts on larger needles.

Setup Rnd: K, dec 24 (24, 24, 26, 26, 30, 30, 30) sts evenly. (44 (44, 44, 56, 56, 64, 64, 64) sts)

Rnds 1-6: [Work Roman Stripe Chart Rows 1-6] around.

Next Rnd: K, inc (inc, inc, dec, dec, dec, dec, dec) 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1) sts evenly. (45 (45, 45, 54, 54, 63, 63, 63) sts)

Break yarn.

Edging

With smaller needles, provisionally CO 17 sts.

Setup Rnd (WS): P.

Rnd 1: Work Right Side Lace Chart to last st, ssp using 1 st from edging and 1 st from bottom of Body, turn.

Rnd 2: Sl 1, work next row of Right Side Lace Chart.

Rep Rnds 1-2 until all sts from bottom of Sleeve have been worked.

Place provisional sts on needles. Attach beg to end using Kitchener St.

Finishing

Set in sleeves.

Weave in ends.

Block to schematic measurements.

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