Pinnacle is a brioche tunic knit in the round top down with raglan sleeves. Work in brioche rib to just below the waist where you split for the final hem and sides. The low-high split for the hem features a moss stitch detail along the edges. 

 

Pinnacle is knit in a single brioche rib creating a fabric that has a beautiful texture, squish and warmth making it a wonderful transition piece for your handmade wardrobe.

 

Pinnacle features a funnel neck, short sleeves and optional hip shaping. This size-inclusive tunic is meant to be worn with 4-6” / 10-15 cm of positive ease.

 

SIZING

Size 1 (2, 3, 4)(5, 6, 7, 8){9, 10, 11, 12}  

Finished bust circumference 35 (37, 39, 41)(44, 47, 51, 56){60, 64, 69, 73}” / 87.5 (92.5, 97.5, 102.5)(110, 117.5, 127.5, 140){150, 160, 172.5, 182.5} cm

 

Fit: Intended to wear with 4-6” / 10-15 cm positive ease.

 

Based on actual bust circumference 30 (32, 34, 36)(38, 41, 46, 51){55, 59, 63, 67}” / 76 (81.5, 86.5, 91.5)(96.5, 104, 117, 129.5){139.5, 150, 160, 170} cm

 

To choose your size, measure the circumference around the fullest part of your bust, then add the amount of positive ease you prefer and choose the closest size. 

 

If you are between sizes, you can size up or down depending on whether you want more or less ease in the bicep or in the hips (See schematic in photos).

 

YARN

Designed for sport weight yarn.

Knit in The Fibre Co. Cirro (40% Suri Alpaca, 40% organic cotton, 20% Merino wool; 246 yd / 225 m per 50g) in Pure.  Sample knit is size 5 with 6”/15 cm of ease.

 

Yarn requirements by yardage:

683 (728, 767, 812)(871, 926, 1033, 1141){1232, 1330, 1431, 1525} yd

 

Yarn requirements by meter:

625 (667, 701, 743)(796, 847, 944, 1043){1127, 1216, 1308, 1394} m

 

GAUGE

16 sts x 21 (counted) rnds = 4” / 10 cm, in brioche rib in the round on gauge needles, unblocked

 

 

NEEDLES

US 6 / 4.0 mm or size needed for gauge, 16” / 40 cm and 32” / 80 cm circular needles (DPNs optional)

 

US 8 / 5.0 mm, 16” / 40 cm and 32” / 80 cm circular needles (DPNs optional) 

Note: used for CO and bind off

 

 

TOOLS

stitch markers (qty 8)

locking stitch marker (optional)

scrap yarn or stitch holders (qty 2)

tapestry needle

 

 

TECHINIQUES

Brioche knit

Brioche purl

Brioche increase (brkyobrk)

Knitting in round

Knit

Purl

 

Many thanks to my amazing test knitters and beautiful model for sharing their talents and time. Photography by Crystal Berry Photography.

Pinnacle Tunic PDF Pattern

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