knitting pattern pdf: Paprika tunic, simple summer lightweight sweater


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Paprika is simple tunic for your last minute dressing. Work it in a color that coordinates with your wardrobe and you are ready to go.

It is worked in the round from the bottom up, the body and the sleeves are joined at the underarm and then worked as one piece. The neckband and Garter bottom edging are worked last.

Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.



Fingering weight

Shown here: RainCityKnits Superwash Merino / Nylon Sock (75% Wool, 25% Nylon; 400 m/437 yds, 100 g/3.5 oz skein; Color Vermillion Red: 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) skeins)

Yardage requirement: 1085 (1225, 1370, 1545, 1690, 1845) m / 1185 (1340, 1500, 1690, 1850, 2020) yds, including 10% allowance


3.5 mm / US 4 circular needles, 80 cm / 32" or longer; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

3.5 mm / US 4 needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round


Two spare circular needles in the same size or smaller than gauge needle; stitch markers in 2 colors; yarn needle; waste yarn


24 sts and 36 rows/rounds = 10 cm / 4" in Stockinette stitch, blocked.


XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X)

Shown in XS


Bust circumference: 91 (101, 111, 121, 131,5, 141,5) cm / 36 (39.5, 43.5, 47.5, 52, 56)"

This garment is intended to be worn with 5-10 cm / 2-4" positive ease.


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Very easy to knit and worked up quickly. Yarn used by designer not available in the UK, so substituted with Fyberspates vivacious 4 ply colour peacock. (Their coopknits sock yeah range is even better yarn match). Needed to use larger needle size, which is normal for me.
Feb 18, 2018 by Ginny Harvey

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