Yarn kit for Erica dress or tunic, knitted in the popular and delicate silk kit from Önling. With a delicate cut, luxury silk and sleek details combined with purled stripes, Erika is a unique tunic, in 3 delicate yarns from Önling. Light, airy and easy to knit. Your biggest problem is choosing how many different colors you want to knit it in.
Please note that this kit contains yarn for the Erika dress up to size L. If you want to knit a size larger than this, you need to buy an additional silk kit (2 cones Önling No 6, 2 cones Önling No 7 and 1 cone Önling No 8)
This yarn kit contains: Önling No 6, 7 and 8 a total of 300 g yarn and a pattern.
The pattern is a PDF file. Immediately after purchase you will be able to download the pattern directly from the purchase confirmation page. You will also receive an e-mail with a link to your pattern, and the pattern will be available here at the site via your personal account - so remember to create an account :-) Read more about digital knitting patterns here.
Designed by Katrine Hannibal for Önling.
Sizes: (XS)S(M)L(XL)2XL(3XL). The pattern describes how to knit the dress up to size 3XL, but please note that the yarn included in this kit is only enough for knitting sizes XS to L.
Chest: (88)94(100)106(112)120(128) cm / (34⅔)37(39½)41¾(44)47⅕(50) inches.
Length mid back: as desired or until you run out of yarn.
Tunic length: 92 cm / 36⅕ inches.
Underarm sleeve length: 3 cm / 1⅕ inch.
(2)2(2)2 cones Önling No. 6a, 100% tussah silk, 1500 m pr. 100 g OR Önling No. 6b, 70% viscose and 30% tussah silk, 1500 m pr. 100 g.
(Some colors are quality No. 6a other colors are quality No. 6b)
(2)2(2)2 cones Önling No 7, 100% linen, 850 m pr. 100 g.
(1)1(1)1 cone Önling No 8, 100% merino wool, 1500 m pr. 100 g.
Work through the entire project with 1 thread of each No. 6, 7 and 8.
Circular and double-pointed needles size 3½ and 4mm / US 4 and 6.
3 m yarn in a contrasting color and crochet hook no. 3½ / US 4 for the crocheted, temporary cast-on.
7 stitch marker.
20 sts and 28 rows in stockinette st on needle size 4 mm / US 6 = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches
The tunic is knitted in the round from the top down in a simple pattern of alternating stockinette and reverse stockinette stitch. Cast on stitches using a temporary crochet cast-on, so the size of the neckline can be adjusted subsequently. Short rows are worked across the shoulders and back at the beginning to give a higher neckline. The yoke is worked with increases. The work is divided and the sleeves are finished first. Then the neck is finished and finally the body, to make sure as much yarn as possible is available. Increases are made on the body mid front and back, to provide an increased width in the skirt.
Instructions for wash:
We recommend that you wash your Erika dress by hand, to avoid that it changes shape or look during wash. Do not spin or dry in dryer. Dry it by laying it flat.
The price of the yarn kit is calculated based on the amount of yarn included, which is the amount we have used to knit the design according to the above measurements. Should you need more yarn, additional yarn can be purchased at regular prices by placing an order and state lot number in the comment box at checkout. All designs have been thoroughly calculated and tested.