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Kingston Tunic by Andrea Mowry

Andrea Mowry

Size
Brand
Color
Azul Profundo RIO150
Cereza RIO033
Coco RIO624
Fresco Y Seco RIO128
Indiecita RIO416
Lettuce RIO037
Natural RIO063
Pearl RIO036
Pearl Ten RIO069
Sabiduria RIO136
October Sky 1305
Midnight Sea 1317
Highland Fleece 1303
Cranberry Compote 1310
Pressed Grapes 1307
Wild Thyme 1306
Gravel Road 1302
Storm Cloud 1301
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This oversized tunic is knit seamlessly from the bottom up, finishing with a cozy cowl neck. The textured stitch pattern keeps it interesting while being easy to memorize. A split hem and slim sleeves create a modern and flattering sweater for all body types!  Shown in Merino Wool.  To create extra drape and less body, use a yarn with alpaca, mohair, llama or silk!

Kit includes pattern and selected yarn. For yarn winding services, click here. PRE-ORDER now available in all colors. Please contact us prior to placing your order for color availability, and allow at least 10 business days for shipping to your location.

DK or  Worsted

DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Scout by Wool Days (100% Merino Wool; 50g/114yds): 11 (12, 13, 14, 14) Skeins.

ALTERNATE YARN: Woolstok by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Peruvian Fine Highland Wool; 50g/123yds): 11 (11, 12, 13, 13) Skeins.  This popular worsted weight yarn has a lovely hand and is available in beautiful colors.  Please note that we will substitute 150g hanks (only 5 stock colors available in large hanks) if we have them on hand to save you weaving in the ends.

ALTERNATE YARN: Rios by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/210yds): 6 (7, 7, 8, 8) Skeins.  Rios has a very silky hand, and like all wool is self lubricating due to the lanolin content.  Rios is known for its brilliant, kettle-dyed colors which have slight variations to create depth and interest.  To top it off, Rios is easy care Superwash!

ALTERNATE YARN: Knightsbridge by Fibre Company (65% Baby Llama / 25% Merino Wool / 10% Silk; 50g/120 yds) 11 (12, 12, 13, 14) Skeins.  Use Knightsbridge to make a sweater with drape!  Llama is extra warm and great for the Northern States with similar care to Alpaca.  The wool content provides a bit of bounce and springiness to this plied yarn.

ALTERNATE YARN: Herriot by Juniper Moon Farms (100% Baby Alpaca; 100g/220yds): 6 (7, 7, 8, 8)  Skeins.  Use colorway Dark Harbor to match images. Choose Harriot for a truly drapey garment from this plied yarn.  Alpaca is warmer than Merino and great for sub-freezing temperatures.  Please swatch and block this yarn to get a correct gauge before starting your project.  Alpaca blooms when washed.

NEEDLES: Size US 9 / 5.5mm 32" Circular or Set Double Points & US 10 / 6.0mm 32-40" circular needles (2) + Double Points, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Stitch Holders or waste yarn, tapestry needle,  scissors, and a row counter is recommended
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate/Intermediate Advanced-short rows, picking up stitches, ribbing, texture, 3 needle bind off
GAUGE: using Larger Needles (worked in the round & blocked): Stitch Pattern -16.5 sts & 24 rows = 4”, Stockinette Stitch - 17.5 sts & 25 rows = 4”/10cm

SIZE: XS (S, M, L, XL)   Modeled with 17" positive ease
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 46 (49, 51, 55, 58)” intended to have 12-17" positive ease.
YARDAGE: 1260 (1330, 1415, 1550, 1575) yds DK or Worsted

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