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Mountain Man Tunic

When just one layer of yarn isn't enough

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Materials

  • 5 mm hook

  • 810 (855, 900, 945, 990)g worsted yarn in main colour

  • I used Ice Yarns Wool Cord Bulky

  • 100g worsted yarn in contrast colour

  • 100g eyelash yarn

  • Yarn needle

  • Stitch markers

  • Scissors

  • Tape measure

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Stitches

  • Chain (ch)

  • Slip stitch (sl st)

  • Single crochet (sc)

  • Single crochet increase (inc)

  • Single crochet decrease (dec)

  • Half double crochet (hdc)

  • Half double crochet increase (hdc inc)

  • Half double crochet decrease (hdc dec)

  • Double crochet (dc)

  • Double crochet increase (dc inc)

  • Double crochet decrease (dc dec)

  • Front loop only/ Back loop only (FLO/BLO)

  • Wrong side/ Right side (WS/RS)

Pattern notes

Project is worked in two parts: bottom up then top down.


Sizes

XS [S, M, L, XL]

36 [38, 40, 42, 44]”/90 [95, 100, 105, 110] cm chest

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Gauge

12 sts x 8 rows of dc = 10cm x 10cm (4” x 4”)

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Instructions


Back

In main colour

Ch 57 (60, 63, 66, 69) + 2

Row 1: Starting in 3rd ch from hook, dc along, ch 1, turn (57 [60, 63, 66, 69])

Rows 2-23 (25, 26, 27, 29): dc along, ch 1, turn (57 [60, 63, 66, 69])

Row 24 (26, 27, 28, 30): slst 5 (6, 6, 6, 7), ch 1, dc along until 5 (6, 6, 6, 7) sts remain. Leave these sts unworked, ch 1, turn (47 [48, 51, 54, 55])

Rows 25 (27, 28, 29, 31)-36 (38, 40, 42, 44): dc along, ch 1, turn (47 [48, 51, 54, 55])

Row 37 (39, 41, 43, 45): slst 5 (6, 6, 6, 7), ch 1, dc along until 5 (6, 6, 6, 7) sts remain. Leave these sts unworked, ch 1, turn (37 [36, 39, 42, 41])

Row 38 (40, 42, 44, 46): slst 5 (6, 6, 6, 7), ch 1, sc, hdc, dc along until 8 (9, 9, 9, 10) sts remain, hdc, sc, leave remaining 6 (7, 7, 7, 8) sts unworked (26 [23, 26, 29, 26])

Finish off, weave in ends.


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Front

In main colour

Ch 57 (60, 63, 66, 69) + 2

Row 1: Starting in 3rd ch from hook, dc along, ch 1, turn (57 [60, 63, 66, 69])

Rows 2-23 (25, 26, 27, 29): dc along, ch 1, turn (57 [60, 63, 66, 69])

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Left side

Row 24 (26, 27, 28, 30): slst 5 (6, 6, 6, 7), dc 22 (23 ,24, 25, 26), ch 1, turn (22 [23, 24, 25, 26])

Rows 25 (27, 28, 29, 31)-27 (29, 30, 32, 33): dc along, ch 1, turn (22 [23 ,24, 25, 26])

Row 28 (30, 31, 33, 34): dc along until 2 sts ,remain, dc dec, ch 1, turn (21 [22 ,23, 24, 25])

Row 29 (31, 32, 34, 35): dc dec, dc along, ch 1, turn (20 [21, 22, 23, 24])

Repeat rows 28 (30, 31, 33, 34)-29 (31, 32, 34, 35) 4 more times (12 [13, 14, 15, 16])

Rows 38 (40, 41, 43, 44)-39 (41, 42, 44, 45): dc along, ch 1, turn (12 [13, 14, 15, 16])

Row 40 (42, 43, 45, 46): dc along until 2 sts, remain, dc dec, ch 1, turn (11 [12, 13, 14, 15])

Rows 41 (43, 44, 46, 47)-42 (44, 45, 47, 48): dc along, ch 1, turn (11 [12, 13, 14, 15])

Row 43 (45, 46, 48, 49): sc along (11 [12, 13, 14, 15])

Finish off.

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Right side

Join yarn 3 sts to the right of the left side on row 23 (25, 26, 27, 29).

Row 24 (26, 27, 28, 30): dc 22 (23 ,24, 25, 26), leave remaining sts unworked, ch 1, turn (22 [23 ,24, 25, 26])

Rows 25 (27, 28, 29, 31)-27 (29, 30, 32, 33): dc along, ch 1, turn (22 [23 ,24, 25, 26])

Row 28 (30, 31, 33, 34): dc dec, dc along, ch 1, turn (21 [22 ,23, 24, 25])

Row 29 (31, 32, 34, 35): dc along until 2 sts ,remain, dc dec, ch 1, turn (20 [21, 22, 23, 24])

28 (30, 31, 33, 34)-29 (31, 32, 34, 35) 4 more times (12 [13, 14, 15, 16])

Rows 38 (40, 41, 43, 44)-39 (41, 42, 44, 45): dc along, ch 1, turn (12 [13, 14, 15, 16])

Row 40 (42, 43, 45, 46): dc dec, dc along, ch 1, turn (11 [12, 13, 14, 15])

Rows 41 (43, 44, 46, 47)-42 (44, 45, 47, 48): dc along, ch 1, turn (11 [12, 13, 14, 15])

Row 43 (45, 46, 48, 49): sc along (11 [12, 13, 14, 15])

Finish off.

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Shoulders

In contrast colour

Repeat once for the Front, and once for the Back.

Join yarn at the outer corner of a shoulder.

Dc along the shoulder, then around the neckline and back up to the outer edge of the other shoulder.

For the Front only:

In main colour

Join yarn at the outer corner of a shoulder with WS facing.

Dc 12 (12, 13, 14, 14), ch 1, turn and using sl sts, join the front shoulder sts to the corresponding back shoulder sts.

Repeat for the other shoulder. Make sure the seam is always on the same side (WS) of the work.

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Sleeves

Repeat once for each sleeve arm hole.

In main colour

Join yarn at the bottom middle of the armpit.

For right arm, have RS facing, for left arm, have WS facing.

Round 1: sc evenly around, join to first st with sl st, ch 1, turn (72 [76, 80, 84, 88])

Round 2: dec, sc 10 (10, 11, 12, 12), dec, sc 5 (5, 5, 5, 6), hdc 5 (6, 6, 6, 7), hdc dec, hdc 4 (4, 4, 4, 4), dc 8 (9, 9, 9, 10), dc dec, dc 8 (9, 9, 9, 10), hdc 2 (2, 2, 2, 2), hdc dec, hdc 5 (6, 6, 6, 7), sc 5 (5, 5, 5, 6), dec , sc 6 (7, 7, 7, 8), dec, dec, join to first st with sl st, ch 1, turn (64 [68, 72, 76, 80])

Round 3: sl st 9 (10, 10, 11, 11), sc 6 (7, 7, 7, 8), dec, sc 5 (6, 6, 6, 7), hdc , hdc dec, hdc 5 (6, 6, 6, 7), dc, dc dec, dc 6 (7, 7, 7, 8), hdc dec, hdc 6 (7, 7, 7, 8), hdc dec, sc 6 (7, 7, 7, 8), leave remaining sts unworked, ch 1, turn (41 [43, 47, 47, 53])

Round 4: sl st 5 (5, 5, 5, 6), sc ,dec, sc, hdc 5 (5, 5, 5, 6), dc dec, dc 4 (4, 4, 4, 4), hdc, hdc dec, hdc 4 (4, 4, 4, 4), sc 2 (2, 2, 2, 2), dec, leave remaining sts unworked, ch 1, turn (21 [21, 21, 21, 23])

Round 5: dec, hdc 4 (4, 4, 4, 4), dc 7 (8, 8, 8, 9), hdc 4 (4, 4, 4, 4), dec (17 [18, 18, 18, 19])

Finish off

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For fur trim:

With RS facing, join eyelash yarn at end of Round 2.

Working in FLO (whenever possible) evenly make the following sts around the arm hole:

Sc 6 (7, 7, 7, 8), hdc 7 (8, 8, 8, 9), dc 14 (14, 15, 16, 17], hdc 6 (7, 7, 7, 8), sc 7 (8, 8, 8, 9) (40 [45, 45, 45, 51])

Finish off, weave in ends.

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Collar

In main colour, with RS facing

Row 1: Join yarn on one side of the collar where you would like the collar to start. In FLO (wherever possible) and working up and around the neck, and down the other side, dc dec, dc until 2 sts remain from reaching the same height on the other side of the collar, dc dec, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: sl st 1, dc dec, dc along until 3 sts remain, dc dec, ch 1, turn, leaving last st unworked.

Row 3: sl st 3, dc dec, dc around until 5 sts remain, dc dec, leaving last sts unworked.

Finish off.

In contrast colour

Join yarn in the st below the start of the collar, sc in the next st, then hdc evenly around the collar. When you reach the end, sc in the st below the collar’s end, sl st, then finish off.

For fur trim:

With RS facing, Join yarn at the middle back of the collar and sc evenly around in FLO (whenever possible). Join to first st

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Skirt

In main colour

Join yarn to the front, bottom middle of the body.

We will now be working from the foundation chain down.

Row 1: dc along, do not join to first st!, ch 1, turn (114 [120, 126, 132, 138])

Row 2: dc 3, (19 dc, dc inc) x6, dc 3; ch 1, turn ( 120 [126, 132, 138, 144])

Row 3: dc along, ch 1, turn (120 [126, 132, 138, 144])

Row 4: sl st 1, dc along until 1 st remains, ch 1, turn, leaving last st unworked (118 [124, 130, 136, 142])

Row 5: dc along, ch 1, turn (118 [124, 130, 136, 142])

Row 6: sl st 2, dc along until 2 sts remain, ch 1, turn, leaving last sts unworked (114 [120, 126, 132, 138])

Row 7: dc along, ch 1, turn (114 [120, 126, 132, 138])

Row 8: sl st 3, dc along until 3 sts remain, ch 1, turn, leaving last sts unworked (108 [114, 120, 126, 132])

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Row 9: dc along, ch 1, turn (108 [114, 120, 126, 132])

Row 10: sl st 5, dc along until 5 sts remain, ch 1, turn, leaving last sts unworked (98 [104, 110, 116, 122])

Row 11: dc along, ch 1, turn (98 [104, 110, 116, 122])

Row 12: sl st 3, dc along until 3 sts remain, ch 1, turn, leaving last sts unworked (92 [98, 104, 110, 116])

Row 13: dc along, ch 1, turn (92 [98, 104, 110, 116])

Row 14: sl st 2, dc along until 2 sts remain, ch 1, turn, leaving last sts unworked (88 [94, 100, 106, 112])

Row 15: dc along, ch 1, turn (88 [94, 100, 106, 112])

Row 16: sl st 1, dc along until 1 st remains, ch 1, turn, leaving last st unworked (86 [92, 98, 104, 110])

Finish off.

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For fur trim:

Join yarn at back middle of row 16 of Skirt, hdc evenly around, you can use dc s in corners to even out the final look.

Weave in ends and profit!


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