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Finished Measurements:

43¾ (48, 52¼, 56½, 60½) (64, 67½, 71½, 75¾)" [111 (122, 132.5, 143.5, 153.5) (162.5, 171.5, 181.5, 192.5) cm] bust circumference / Shown in size 52¼" [132.5 cm] with short sleeves on a 42" [106.5 cm], 5' 3" [160 cm] tall model (10" [25.5 cm] positive ease).
Suggested10–12" [25.5–30.5 cm] positive ease.

Yarn:

wren / Bosque 385 / 8 (10, 11, 12, 13) (14, 15, 17, 18) skeins for short sleeves / 10 (11, 12, 14, 15) (17, 18, 19, 21) skeins for long sleeves

Needles:

32" or 40" [80 or 100 cm] circular needle in sizes US 4 and US 6 [3.5 and 4 mm] / set dpns in sizes US 4 and US 6 [3.5 and 4 mm] for long sleeves (optional)

Gauge:

19 sts and 28 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch with larger needle, after blocking
16 sts and 16 rnds = 2¼" [5.5 cm] in honeycomb cable stitch pattern, with larger needle, after blocking

Construction:

Tunic is knitted from the top down in the round with cables running down saddle shoulders and sides. Both short and long sleeve options are given, with optional patch pockets.

Skills Required:

Long-tail cast on, cables, picking up stitches, German short rows, backwards loop cast on, mattress stitch, (links provided); increasing, decreasing, knitting in the round.

This pattern or collection is available as a pdf. Upon purchase, you will receive an email with a link for downloading the pdf. You can also access your pdfs from your account page.

melipona

Valentina Consalvi

$ 8

With cozy cabled pockets and an easy-to-wear silhouette, Melipona is ready for your next adventure, either in town or out in the woods. Valentina’s classic tunic-length pullover features honeycomb cable accents and a clever saddle-shoulder construction. Knitted in soft and tweedy Wren (shown here in Bosque), Melipona will be your new go-to with leggings and your favorite pair of boots. This seamless, top-down pattern includes options for short sleeve cuffs, as shown, or full-length sleeves for a cozier look.

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Finished Measurements:

43¾ (48, 52¼, 56½, 60½) (64, 67½, 71½, 75¾)" [111 (122, 132.5, 143.5, 153.5) (162.5, 171.5, 181.5, 192.5) cm] bust circumference / Shown in size 52¼" [132.5 cm] with short sleeves on a 42" [106.5 cm], 5' 3" [160 cm] tall model (10" [25.5 cm] positive ease).
Suggested10–12" [25.5–30.5 cm] positive ease.

Yarn:

wren / Bosque 385 / 8 (10, 11, 12, 13) (14, 15, 17, 18) skeins for short sleeves / 10 (11, 12, 14, 15) (17, 18, 19, 21) skeins for long sleeves

Needles:

32" or 40" [80 or 100 cm] circular needle in sizes US 4 and US 6 [3.5 and 4 mm] / set dpns in sizes US 4 and US 6 [3.5 and 4 mm] for long sleeves (optional)

Gauge:

19 sts and 28 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch with larger needle, after blocking
16 sts and 16 rnds = 2¼" [5.5 cm] in honeycomb cable stitch pattern, with larger needle, after blocking

Construction:

Tunic is knitted from the top down in the round with cables running down saddle shoulders and sides. Both short and long sleeve options are given, with optional patch pockets.

Skills Required:

Long-tail cast on, cables, picking up stitches, German short rows, backwards loop cast on, mattress stitch, (links provided); increasing, decreasing, knitting in the round.

This pattern or collection is available as a pdf. Upon purchase, you will receive an email with a link for downloading the pdf. You can also access your pdfs from your account page.