Alpaka Tunic

Woman’s intermediate dress with lace knitting, short sleeves, A-line shaping, and separate yoke. The front and back are joined with seaming. This oversized tunic can be worn with minimal ease or plenty of positive ease, as shown.

Designer Deborah Newton
Finished Size 43 (48½, 54)" bust circumference. Dress shown measures 43", modeled with plenty of positive ease.
Yarn Schoppel Wolle Baby Alpaka Naturbelassen (50% wool, 50% alpaca; 109 yd [100 m]/100 g): #8870 charcoal, 6 (7, 8) skeins. Yarn distributed by Skacel.
Needles Sizes 9 (5.5 mm) and 10 (6 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Markers (m);
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 17 sts and 22 rows = 4" in lace and seed st patt on larger needle; 23 sts of lace chart measures 5½" wide on larger needle.


The yardage for the Schoppel Wolle Baby Alpaka Naturbelassen yarn was listed incorrectly. The correct yardage is: 219 yd [200 m]/100 g.

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