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Astrid - Linen Tunic

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NM

Size: S - M - L - XL - XXL

Finished measurements: 
Bust: 33 7/8" – 38 5/8" - 41" – 45 5/8" – 51 1/8"
(86-98-104-116-130 cm)
Hem: 53½" – 59 ¼" – 60 5/8" – 65 3/8" - 70"
(136-148-154-166-178 cm)
Full length: 25 ¼"-26"-26 ¾" -27½" -28 3/8"
(64-66-68-70-72 cm)

Yarn: FLAX LINEN - 100% linen
5-6-6-7-7 hanks

Color suggestions:
FLAX LINEN 14, white » 
or use
FLAX LINEN 17, silver »

Original color: Off white

Recommended Needles: 
DROPS Basic 14 inch US 11 (8 mm) Straight needles »
and for the hood use:
DROPS Pro 24 Inch US 11 (8mm) Circular needles »
or use size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Crochet gauge: 
13 sts x 17 rows in stockinette st = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)


Pattern info: 
Astrid - Linen Tunic Astrid - Linen Tunic Astrid - Linen Tunic

FRONT
Cast on 90-98-102-110-118 sts and work stockinette st.
When piece measures 2 3/8" (6 cm) place 4 markers evenly distributed on the row.
On next row from RS dec 1 st at each marker like this:
knit the st before and after marker tog at the first 2 markers,
and at the 2 last markers sl1 before marker and k1 after marker and then psso.
Repeat the dec at every 1½" (4th cm) (the dec should follow over each other) a total of 8 times = 58-66-70-78-86 sts.

When piece measures 17 ¾"-18"-18½"-19"-19 ¼" (45-46-47-48-49 cm) bind off for armholes at each side.
Bind off in the beginning of every row: 3 sts 1 time each side, 2 sts 0-1-2-3-4 times each side,
1 st 2-3-3-4-6 times each side = 48-50-50-52-52 sts.

When piece measures 22½"-23 ¼"-24"-24 ¾"-25½" (57-59-61-63-65 cm) bind off the center 12-12-12-14-14 sts for
the neck and continue each side separately. Put the sts on  the left shoulder on a st holder.

Right side: Continue in stockinette st and at the same time dec 1 st in beg of every row starting from
neck a total of 5 times. After all shaping for neck is complete 13-14-14-14-14 sts remains on shoulder.
Continue in stockinette st until the piece measures 25 ¼"-26"-26 ¾"-27½"-28 3/8" (64-66-68-70-72 cm),
bind off all sts.

Left side: Put sts from st holder back on needle and knit the same as the right, reversing shaping.

BACK
Cast on and work the same as the front.
Bind off for armhole as on front = 48-50-50-52-52 sts.
When piece measures 24 3/8"-25 ¼"-26"-26 ¾"-27½" (62-64-66-68-70 cm) bind off the
center 20-20-20-22-22 sts for neck and continue each side separately.
On next row dec 1 st at neck edge = 13-14-14-14-14 sts remains on shoulder.
Continue in stockinette st until piece measures 25 ¼"-26"-26 ¾"-27½"-28 3/8" (64-66-68-70-72 cm),
bind off. Repeat on the other side.

SLEEVES
Cast on 34-36-36-38-38 sts and work stockinette st until the piece measures 15 cm.
Knit next row from RS: K 3-5-5-1-1, * K 2 tog, K 4 *, repeat * - * and finish with K 1 = 29-31-31-32-32 sts.
Continue in stockinette st.
When piece measures 7"-7"-8"-8"-8" (18-18-20-20-20 cm) inc 1 st each side every
1½"-1 1/8"-7/8"-3/4"-½" (4-3-2.5-2-1.5 cm) a total of 8-9-10-12-14 times = 45-49-51-56-60 sts.
When sleeve measures 19"-18"-18"-18"-17 ¼" (48-46-46-46-44 cm) bind off for sleeve cap in beginning of
every row each side: 3 sts 1 time each side, 2 sts 2 times each side and then 1 st 1-2-2-3-6 times each side,
then continue to bind off 2 sts at each side in beg of every row until piece measures
21 5/8"-21 5/8"- 22"-22"-22½" (55-55-56-56-57 cm), then bind off 3 sts in beg of following two rows.
Bind off the remaining sts, piece measures 22"-22"-22½"-22½"-22 ¾" (56-56-57-57-58 cm).

ASSEMBLY
Sew shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams in one, using edge sts as a seam allowance.

HOOD
On circular needle pick up approx 64-74 sts around neck opening but don’t pick up in the
center 12-12-12-14-14 sts at front. Work stockinette sts back and forth on needle until hood measures
11 ¾"-11 ¾"-12½"-13½"-14 ¼"-14 ¼" (30-30-32-34-36-36 cm).
Bind off loosely. Fold hood double at top and sew tog with mattress sts from RS.

TASSEL
Cut 16 strands 5" each. Pull ends through top back of hood and fold double.
Take one strand and spin tight around all 32 strands approx ½" from top.
Fasten thread.
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