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Exchanging knit to crochet

Exchange knitting to crochet or crochet to knitting.

Reversible Tunic  

Exchange to crochet

SIZES: Directions are for size small.  Changes for size medium and size large are in parentheses.  If only one number appears, it applies to all sizes.

MATERIALS: cotton sport weight yarn,
2.5 oz. balls,
4 (4-5) balls MAIN COLOR (MC) -
1 Ball COLOR (A)
1 (1 -2) balls COLOR (B)
1 ball COLOR (C)
 One pair each size 10 and 17 knitting needles OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE. Size N crochet hook. 6 buttons.

NOTE- TO INSURE PROPER FIT, BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.-

MEASUREMENTS AT UNDERARM: 38 (42 46)"

GAUGE: 2 sts = 1" in pat.

NOTE: ENTIRE GARMENT IS WORKED WITH DOU13LE STRAND OF YARN.
GARMENT IS WORKED SIDEWAYS.

PATERN:

Row 1 (WS): MC, # 17 needles, K.

Row 2: MC, # 17 needles, *Kl, pl; rep from *.
Row 3: A, # 10 needles, K across Row wrapping yam 2 times around needle in each st.

Row 4: A, # 10 needles, P across Row dropping extra wraps.

Rows 5 and 6; Repeat rows 1 and 2.

Rows 7 and 8: With B and # 10 needles, rep rows 3 and 4.

Rows 9 and 10: With MC and # 17 needles rep rows 1 and 2.

Rows 11 and 12: With C and # 10 needles, rep rows 3 and 4.

Repeat rows 1-12 for complete pat.

BACK: With # 17 needle and MC beg at side edge, cast on 48 sts. 

Beg pat with Row 1 (WS) and work even for 19 (21 23)", end with MC, Row 2.

Bind off.

FRONT: Work same as back.

FINISHING: Matching colors at shoulders, sew front to back at side seams, leaving a 10" opening for armholes and a 3 ½ " opening for side vents. 

With hook and MC work 1 Row sc around upper and lower openings. 

Mark each shoulder on front for 3 buttons, placing the first one 1" in from side edge and spacing the other 2, 2" apart. 

On back, work 3 chain button loops to correspond to markers,

NOTE: Either side can be the right side out. 

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