Grapefruit Tunic

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Instructions:

Front Panel

Work 21(24, 27, 30, 33)

Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each ch across, turn – 20(23, 26, 29, 32) hdc

Row 2-50: 1ch, hdc in each hdc across, turn – 20(23, 26, 29, 32) hdc

Row 51: 1ch, hdc in next 8(9, 10, 11, 12) hdc, hdc2tog, turn – 9(10, 11, 12, 13)hdc

Row 52-60: 1ch, hdc in each hdc across, turn- 9(10, 11, 12, 13) hdc

Row 61-65: 1ch, hdc in next 4(5, 6, 7, 8) hdc, turn – 4(5, 6, 7, 8) hdc

Finish off.

Join w/sl st in unworked end of Row 50.  Repeat Rows 51-65.  Finish off.

Back Panel

Work 21(24, 27, 30, 33) ch

Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each ch across, turn – 20(23, 26, 29, 32) hdc

Row 2-60: 1ch, hdc in each hdc across, turn – 20(23, 26, 29, 32) hdc

Join the panels by whip stitching tblo the top of the front panel’s Row 65 to the top of the back panel’s Row 60. This is now the wrong side *I marked the wrong side*

Side Panels (Make 2)

Work 33(36, 39, 42, 45) ch

Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each ch across, turn – 32(35, 38, 41, 44) hdc

Row 2-35: 1ch, hdc in each hdc across, turn – 32(35, 38, 41, 44) hdc

Lace Sleeve Panels (Make 2)

Work 79 ch

Row 1: (2hdc, 2ch, 2hdc) in 6th ch from hook (skipped chs counts as 1hdc and 2 chs), *skip next 4 chs, (2hdc, 2ch, 2hdc) in next ch; repeat from * across to last 3 chs, skip next 2 chs, hdc in last ch, turn – 15 shells

Row 2: 2ch, (2hdc, 2ch, 2hdc) in each 2ch space across, skip next 2hdc, hdc in last st, turn – 15 shells

Row 3-12(14, 16, 18, 20): Repeat Row 2.

Fold panel in half, and seam up side with sl st tblo for 8(7.5 ,7, 6.5, 6)”.  Turn panel right side out.

Continue Sleeve

Round 1: 2ch, (hdc, 2ch, 2hdc) in same space, work a total of 8(9, 10, 11, 12) shells evenly around armhole, join w/sl st in top of beginning 2ch, sl st in next st, sl st in next 2ch space, turn – 8(9, 10, 11, 12) shells

Round 2-24(24, 25, 25, 26): 2ch, (hdc, 2ch, 2hdc) in same space, (2hdc, 2ch, 2hdc) in each 2ch space around, join w/sl st in beginning 2ch, sl st in next st, sl st in next 2ch space, turn – 8(9, 10, 11, 12) shells.

Round 25(25, 26, 26, 27): 1ch, work 32(36, 40, 44, 48) sc evenly around, join w/sl st in 1st st, turn – 32(36, 40, 44, 48) sc

Round 26(26, 27, 27, 28): 1ch, *sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; repeat from * around, join w/sl st in 1st st, turn – 24(27, 30, 33, 36) sc

Finish off.

All sizes

Work 75ch, finish off. Weave in ends and weave ch through last row of sleeve.

Seaming

With right sides facing of sleeve panel and side panel, place stitch markers as pictured in Picture A.  With B, join w/sl st through both ends of marked pieces, work a total of 32(35, 38, 41, 44) sc across joining the two pieces.  Finish off.

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Repeat with remaining sleeve panel and side panel.

With right sides facing of middle panel and one joined sleeve/side panel, place stitch markers as picture in Picture B on both front and back.  Starting at bottom, join w/sl st through both ends, work a total of 125 sc evenly to end of opposite side.  Finish off.

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Repeat with remaining side and sleeve/side panel.

Weave in ends.

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