Snuggly Tunic

Loom knit a cozy tunic using the Zippy Looms!

LOOM: Zippy Big Package, need 6 Zippy Looms and 1 Zippy Corners,  (total 28 pegs).

YARN: Approx 420/460/510 yards of super bulky yarn. Bernat Mega Bulky in Claret color was used in sample (Approx 7 skeins for Medium size).

NOTIONS:  Tapestry needle, row counter (optional), stitch markers (2).

GAUGE: 2 sts x 3 rows = 2”

SIZES:  S (M/L), shown in Medium.

ABBREVIATIONS

K=knit stitch

P=purl stitch

St(s)=stitch(es)

Rnd(s)=Round(s)

ssk=slip, slip knit

k2tog=knit two stitches together

yo=yarn over

cdd=central double decrease

Rep=repeat

NOTES:

The pattern can be modified by eliminating the lace panel on the Front Panel and instead creating 2 Back panels.

INSTRUCTIONS

Back

Cast on 22 (26, 30) sts, prepare to work a flat panel.

Row 1, 3, 5: k to end.

Row 2, 4, 6: p to end.

Row 7: k to end.

Row 8: p3, k to last 3 sts, p3.

Repeat Row 7 and Row 8 until item measures approximately 26 (27, 28) inches from cast-on edge. (Note, you can work longer panels if desired, however, the yardage will vary).

Bind off with basic bind off method.

Front

Cast on 22 (26, 30) sts, prepare to work a flat panel.

Row 1, 3, 5: k to end.

Row 2, 4, 6: p to end.

Row 7: k3, p2, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, p2, k to end.

Row 8: p3, k11, p2, k5, p to end.

Row 9: k3, p2, k1, yo, cdd, yo, k1, p2, k to end.

Row 10: As row 8.

Repeat Row 7-10 until item measures approximately 26 (27, 28) inches from cast-on edge. (Note, you can work longer panels if desired, however, the yardage will vary).

Bind off with basic bind off method.

Cowl

Instructions are the same for all 3 sizes.

Cast on 28 sts, join to work in the round.

Round 1: k to end.

Round 2: p to end.

Repeat Round 1 and Round 2: 11 more times.

Bind off with basic bind off method.

Assembly

Join front and back at the shoulders using the mattress stitch, approximately 2.5 (3, 3.5) inches at each side.

Mattress stitch seam the cowl cast-on edge to the neck opening.

Sew two buttons at each side to join the front and back.

 

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