Truss

Ribbed Tunic

by Shellie Anderson

Maai and Pebble converge with ease, providing depth to this soft, structured silhouette. Featuring high side vents, ribbing and a low funnel neck, Truss is an every day versatile tunic.

Skill Level

Intermediate

MATERIALS

Shibui Knits Maai

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
175 yds / 50 g
5 (5, 6, 6, 7) skeins - Short Version
6 (6, 7, 7, 8) skeins - Long Version

Shibui Knits Pebble

48% Recycled Silk, 36% Fine Merino, 16% Cashmere
224 yds / 25 g
4 (4, 5, 5, 6) skeins - Short Version
5 (5, 5, 6, 6) skeins - Long Version

Long Version shown in Tar

Gauge

18 sts & 28 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Maai and 1 strand of Pebble held together, on size 9 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 7 (4.5 mm) 16" circular needle
Size 9 (5.5 mm) needles

Size

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

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

40 (42, 44, 48, 52)" bust circumference
Short Version: 21.5 (22, 22.5, 23, 23.5)" back length from shoulder
Long Version: 29.5 (30, 30.5, 31, 31.5)" back length from shoulder
Model is 5'4" wearing Size S in Long Version with +9" ease

Notes

Tunic is worked flat from the bottom up, holding 1 strand of Maai and 1 strand of Pebble together throughout. Sleeves are cast on at underarms and worked in one piece, using short rows to shape shoulders. The shoulders are then joined using 3-Needle Bind-Off.

2015-10-19

Front > Left Front > Rows 2 & 4

Rows 2 & 4 (WS): BO 3 sts, work ribbing to 7 (8, 8, 9, 10) sts before prev wrapped st, w&t.

 

Choose Your Colors

Maai

Pebble

 
 

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