Nova

sleeveless tunic

by Shellie Anderson

A simple, ribbed detail runs along the sides and armhole edges, defining the high-low hem and side slits of Nova. A low collar balances out the elongated body making an elegant statement.

Skill Level

Intermediate

MATERIALS

Rain Option

Shibui Knits Rain

100% Cotton
135 yds / 50 g
6 (6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins

Shown in Ash

Dune & Cima Option

Shibui Knits Dune

50% Baby Alpaca, 25% Baby Camel, 25% Silk
142 yds / 50 g
6 (6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins

Shibui Knits Cima

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
328 yds / 50 g
3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins

Shown in Cove

Gauge

21 sts & 30 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Rain on size 7 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16" circular needle
Size 7 (4.5 mm) needles

Size

XS (S, M, M/L , L , XL , XXL)
To fit bust size 32.5 (34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 44.5, 48.5)"

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

36 (38, 40, 42, 44, 48, 52)" bust circumference
28.5 (29, 29.5, 29.5, 29.75, 30, 30.5)" back length from shoulder
24.5 (25, 25.5, 25.5, 25.75, 26, 26.5)" front length from shoulder
Model is 5' 7" wearing Size S with +3.5" ease

Notes

Worked flat in pieces from the bottom up then seamed, using 1 strand of Rain. Collar is picked up around neck edge and worked flat. Simple ribbed edging runs along the sides and armhole edges. Back hem is longer than front hem with side slits.

 

Choose Your Colors

Cima

Dune

Rain

 
 

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