Loope is a flirty half-sleeved tunic with turned hems for a finished appearance. Ruching at the bust pulls in the full bottom and and a wide collar casing is threaded closed with a men's necktie for a cheeky accent.
Directions are for women’s size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.
Bust – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”
Length – 29(29-29½-30-30½-30½)”
5(5-6-7-7-8) Hanks Berroco Lustra™ (100 grs), #3107 Louvre
Corrections shown in bold
Loope, page 10
Pleating Row (RS): K24(28-33-37-42-46), * sl 3 sts to cn and hold in FRONT, (insert point of RH needle through first st on cn and first st on LH needle and k these 2 sts tog) 3 times *, k5, rep between *’s once more, ** sl 3 sts to cn and hold in BACK, (insert point of RH needle through first st on LH needle and first st on cn and k these 2 sts tog) 3 times **, k5, rep between **’s once more, K24(28-33-37-42-46)– 70(78-88-96-106-114) sts. Bind off all sts purlwise.