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L80186 Metropolis Belted Tunic - Lion Brand Shawl in a Cake

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SKU# PR-L80186
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DIFFICULTY ●

 

SKILL LEVEL: Easy+

SIZE
S-L (1X-3X)
Finished Bust About 52 (60) in. (132 (152.5) cm)
Finished Length About 29 (30) in. (73.5 (76) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger size in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to both sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning. 

MATERIALS

  • Lion Brand® Shawl in a Ball (Art. #455)
  •   -207 Feng Shui Grey 3 (4) cakes 
  • Lion Brand® crochet hook H-8 (5 mm) 
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle  

GAUGE
17 1/2 sts + 10 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) over Rows 4 and 5 of Right Half. 
Be sure to check your gauge. 

NOTE
1. Tunic is made from 5 pieces: Right and Left Halves, 2 Pockets, and Belt.
2. Each Half is worked in a Dc-Eyelet pattern. The Dc-Eyelet pattern consists of rows of (sc, ch 1), rows of (dc, ch 1), and rows of dc with only 4 ch-1 sps. Dc-Eyelets are tall holes formed by the ch-1 sps in dc rows. Edging is worked along both long sides of each Half.
3. Halves are seamed, leaving a neck opening, to make the Tunic.
4. Pockets are worked from side to side, then sewn to Tunic.

RIGHT HALF
Ch 54 (62).

Row 1 (WS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch; rep from * across – you will have 27 (31) sc and 26 (30) ch-1 sps in this row.
Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), turn, sk first ch-1 sp, dc in next sc, *ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, dc in next sc; rep from * across.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, *ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, sc in next dc; rep from * to beg ch-sp, ch 1, sc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4.
Row 4 (Dc-Eyelet Row): Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), turn, sk first ch-1 sp, *(dc in next sc, dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 (7) times, dc in next sc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, (dc in next sc, dc in next ch-1 sp) 12 times, dc in next sc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, (dc in next sc, dc in next ch-1 sp) 5 (7) times, dc in next sc, ch 1, sk last ch-1 sp, dc in last sc – 49 (57) dc and 4 ch-1 sps (Dc-Eyelets).
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, *ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp or dc, sc in next dc; rep from * to beg ch-sp, ch 1, sc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4.
Rows 6-139 (145): Rep Rows 4 and 5 for 67 (70) more times.
Next 2 Rows: Rep Rows 2 and 3.
Fasten off. 

Outer Edging
Row 1 (RS):
From RS, join yarn with a sc in end of first row at beg of one long edge, working in ends of rows along edge, ch 1, 2 sc in end of next dc row, *ch 1,
sk next sc row, 2 sc in end of next dc row; rep from * to last sc row, ch 1, sc in end of last sc row.
Fasten off.

Inner Edging
Row 1 (RS):
From RS, join yarn with a sc in end of last row at beg of unworked long edge of Half, working in ends of rows along edge, ch 1, 2 sc in end of next dc row, *ch 1,
sk next sc row, 2 sc in end of next dc row; rep from * to last sc row, ch 1, sc in end of last sc row.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), turn, 2 dc in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, sk next 2 sc, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last sc, dc in last sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, *ch 1, sk next 2 dc, 2 sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last 3 sts, ch 1, sk next 2 dc, sc in top of beg ch-3.
Fasten off.

LEFT HALF Work same as Right Half, working the inner and outer edgings on opposite sides.

POCKETS (make 2)
Note:
Pockets are worked from side to side.

Ch 24.
Row 1 (WS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, sk next ch, sc in next ch; rep from * across – 12 sc and 11 ch-1 sps.
Row 2 (Dc-Eyelet Row): Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), turn, sk first ch-1 sp, *dc in next sc, dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last sc, dc in last sc – 22 dc and 1 ch-1 sp (Dc-Eyelet).
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, *ch 1, sk next dc, sc in next dc; rep from * to beg ch-sp, ch 1, sc in 3rd ch of beg ch – 12 sc and 11 ch-1 sps.
Rows 4-17: Rep Rows 2 and 3 seven more times.
Do NOT fasten off. 

Edging
Row 1 (WS):
Turn piece to work across ends of rows, 2 sc in end of next dc row, *ch 1,
sk next sc row, 2 sc in end of next dc row; rep from * to last sc row, sc in last row. Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, *ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * to last sc, sc in last sc.
Fasten off. 

BELT
With 2 strands of yarn held tog, work a chain about 60 (64) in. (152.5 (162.5) cm) long.

Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1; working along opposite side of foundation ch, sc in ch at base of each sc across, ch 1; join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
From RS, lay Halves side by side with sts along inner edges matching. Beg at lower edge, sew inner edges tog for about 25 (26) in. (63.5 (66) cm) for centre back seam, leave next 12 in. (30.5 cm) unsewn for the neck, sew remaining inner edges tog for centre front seam. Fold piece along shoulders and sew side edges tog, beg at lower edge and leaving last 10 (11) in. (25.5 (28) cm) unsewn for armholes. Sew one Pocket to each front. Arrange Pocket with
column of Dc-Eyelets at top of Pocket; sew Pocket immediately above (dc, ch 1) row (Row 2) and centred between the two inner columns of Dc-Eyelets of Half. Beg and ending at centre back, thread Belt through eyelets of any Row 4.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
ch-sp(s) = chain space(s) previously made
dc = double crochet
rem = remain(ing)
rep = repeat
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side 

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