Michelle Tunic/Dress
Michelle Tunic/Dress
Michelle Tunic/Dress
Michelle Tunic/Dress
Michelle Tunic/Dress

Michelle Tunic/Dress

ECO-YARN KIT
Regular price $ 100.00
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Complimentary StitchSaver™ Row Checker and Backpack Project Bag

Kit
This kit includes yarn, the pattern with instructions for all sizes, a list of all abbreviations, glossary of terms, and a crisp schematic with dimensions for proper blocking. The kit also includes my proprietary StitchSaver™ Row Checker. Plus, a link is provided to Knitting Help on my web site. All in a backpack project bag.

StitchSaver Row Checker

"It is hard to make a mistake with our unique complimentary Row Checker. It helps you keep track of stitch count row-by-row for each section of the pattern, plus all increase and decrease shaping. With check off boxes for each row you can put this project aside for a week, a month or a year and return to the exact spot where you stopped."
- James

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Knitting Help
For your convenience, we’ve collected definitions for abbreviations, links to tutorial videos that may make knitting your project easier and more fun, as well as guides to techniques and tailoring. Visit the Knitting Help page on our website.

Pattern
When it comes to a light and airy tunic or summer dress with just a touch of sexy, Michelle could become your favorite. It was designed for Solo Lino, the recycled linen eco-yarn. The pleasantly simple pattern is worked from the top down in one piece with no seams to be sewn. And as you progress the needle size increases 3 times to create the A-line profile and a skirt that has a little swish when you walk. The design is simple, knitting it is simple and the result is simply charming.

Yarn
Lana Grossa’s Solo Lino, Sport, 80% recycled linen, 20% linen, Eco-yarn

This yarn is almost unbelievable. There is none of the stiffness that can be experienced when knitting with virgin linen yarn. Instead, the recycled process results in a beautiful drape that feels soft in your hands. Yet it retains all the qualities that make linen so desirable.

The on-screen color representations for yarn may not be precise representations of actual colors due to variance in monitor calibrations.

Gauge
23 stitches and 29 rows = 4”/10cm

Suggested Needles and Notions
The following is recommended but not included in the kit.

  • US 6/4mm 12”/30.5cm circular*
  • US 6/4mm 24”/60cm circular*
  • US 8/5mm 24”/60cm circular*
  • US 9/5.5mm 24”/60cm circular*
  • US 10/6mm 24”/60cm circular*
  • Stitch markers

* Or size needed to obtain gauge

Size

  • Small – Finished Chest 34.5”/87.6cm
  • Medium – Finished Chest 36.5”/92.7cm
  • Large – Finished Chest 39.3”/99.8cm
  • X-Large – Finished Chest 41.4”/105cm

To order, return to top of this page, and select size, colorway and number of kits.

A link to this Downloadable Pattern will be provided after checkout, as well as via email. Downloadable Patterns are nonrefundable.

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Delivery Info

Delivery is typically estimated at 5 to 10 business days. While under COVID-related restrictions, delivery may be delayed.

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Backpack Project Bag

Our Knitting Kits include a handy backpack with a front zippered pouch and a porthole. Insert the ball of yarn from which you’re knitting and run the yarn through the porthole. You can even knit while walking down the street.

StitchSaver™ Row Checker

Many of our kits include our unique StitchSaver™ Row Checker, which makes it difficult to make a mistake.

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Testimonials

Sophisticated, elegant, stylish, chic. After seeing James’ collection, I may give up needlepoint.

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These designs take men's sweaters to a whole new level of luxury and deliciousness. Might have to get a new man once my divorce goes through, just so I can knit him a James Cox Knits sweater.

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