Knit Stripped Tunic
400 (450) 500g of beige-grey-brown-green Linarte Degrade yarn (40% viscose, 30% cotton, 20% linen, 10% polyamide; 125m/50g);
Knitting needles 5.
Size: S (M) L.
Edge with knots: make 1st and last sts of every row as purls. Make all the details with edge with knots.
WS garter stitch across with marked increases: RS and WS rows – purls. Work due to the scheme. Start on 3 sts between arrows. Make marked increases, starting from the 2nd row, as stated. Make 1st-27th rows, then, continue work in every RS row.
Stitches control: 20,5 sts x 39 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 3 sts for right lower corner and work with WS garter stitch across with marked increases with edges with knots, starting from WS row, as stated. In 55 (59) 63 cm = 147 (159) 171 rows from the set-up row (there are 147 (159) 171 sts on the needle) the height of shoulder will be reached from right side, make left lower corner of back from the left side. After that, for rectangular shape, make decreases in every RS row by means of making purl2tog after the 2nd st and before the last 2 sts in the end of row. When there are 7 sts left, make the central 3 sts as purl3tog in every RS row and make the same actions in the end of row.
Make in the same way, as back.
Make all seams, leave side seams open to 12 cm for cuts from bottom 20 (21) 22 cm from up for arm-holes, leave the central 25 cm open for neck-hole.