Red Heart® Boutique™ Treasure™ Hip Granny Tunic

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by Tammy Hildebrand, Red Heart®

Red Heart® Boutique™ Treasure™ Hip Granny Tunic

With so many different sizes of the Red Heart® Boutique™ Treasure™ Hip Granny Tunic available, this is one project that can be made for everyone!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge with a Center Motif that measures 15 inch across at the widest and 13 sts + 8 rows in pattern to crochet this tunic. Remember to check your gauge. Use any size size hook to obtain the gauge. Download template for special and standard crochet stitches and abbreviations not explained elsewhere and the pattern. Notes: Body of tunic is made from two pieces; front and back. Each piece begins with a circular center motif. Corners are added to the center motif to form a square. Side edging is then added and the side and shoulder seams sewn. The center motif is worked in joined rounds with the Right Side facing at all times. Do not turn at the ends of rounds. Sleeves are worked directly into the armhole openings. Pattern and supplies are written for size Small with changes for Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large and XXX-Large in parentheses. You will need (4, (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins of Spectrum; and (4, (5, 5, 6, 7, 7) skeins of Mosaic to complete this project. To Fit Bust: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inch. Finished Bust: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56) inch. Finished Length: 22-1/2 (22-1/2, 22-1/2, 23, 23, 23) inch, including lower edging.
  • 2
    Tunic Front - Center Motif: With Spectrum, ch 8; join with slip st in first ch to form a ring. Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 7 (counts as tr, ch 3), [tr in next ch, ch 3] 7 times; join with slip st in 4th ch of beginning ch—8 tr, and 8 ch-3 spaces. Round 2: Slip st in first ch-3 space, ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 4 dc in same ch-3 space, ch 1, *5 dc in next ch-3 space, ch 1; repeat from * around; join with slip st in top of beginning ch—Eight 5-dc groups, and 8 ch-1 spaces. Round 3: Ch 3, dc in next 4 sts, ch 3, *dc in next 5 sts, ch 3; repeat from * around; join with slip st in top of beginning ch—Eight 5-dc groups, and 8 ch-3 spaces. Round 4: Ch 3, dc4tog, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 space, ch 4, *dc5tog, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 space, ch 5; repeat from * around; join with slip st in top of first dc4tog—8 dctogs, 8 sc, and 16 ch-5 spaces. Round 5: Slip st in next 3 ch, ch 1, sc in same (first) ch-5 space, ch 7, *sc in next ch-5 space, ch 7; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc—16 sc, and 16 ch-7 spaces. Round 6: Slip st in next 4 ch, ch 1, sc in first ch-7 space, ch 7, *sc in next ch-7 space, ch 7; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc. Round 7: (Slip st, ch 3, 5 dc) in first ch-7 space, ch 3, *6 dc in next ch-7 space, ch 3; repeat from * around; join with slip st in top of beginning ch—96 dc, and 16 ch-3 spaces. Round 8: Ch 3, dc5tog, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 space, ch 5, *dc6tog, ch 5, sc in next ch-3 space, ch 5; repeat from * around; join with slip st in top of first dc5tog—16 dctogs, 16 sc, and 32 ch-5 spaces. Fasten off.
  • 3
    First Corner Row 1 (Right Side): With Right Side facing, join Mosaic with slip st in any ch-5 space, ch 3 (counts as dc), 4 dc in same ch-5 space, [ch 1, 5 dc in next ch-5 space] 3 times, turn; leave remaining sts unworked—20 dc, and 3 ch-1 spaces. Row 2: Ch 1, skip first dc, slip st in next 2 dc, ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1 here and throughout), [5 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 3 times, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, turn; leave remaining sts unworked—17 dc, and 4 ch-1 spaces. Row 3: Ch 1, skip first st, slip st in next ch, slip st in next 3 dc, ch 4, [5 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 2 times, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, turn; leave remaining sts unworked—12 dc, and 3 ch-1 spaces. Row 4: Ch 1, skip first st, slip st in next ch, slip st in next 3 dc, ch 4, 5 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc—7 dc, and 2 ch-1 spaces. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Second Corner: With Right Side facing, join Mosaic with slip st in first unworked ch-5 space of center motif, following first corner. Make second corner same as first corner. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Third Corner: With Right Side facing, skip next 8 unworked ch-5 spaces of center motif following second corner, join Mosaic with slip st in next unworked ch-5 space. Make third corner same as first corner, Fasten off.
  • 6
    Fourth Corner: With Right Side facing, join Mosaic with slip st in first unworked ch-5 space of center motif following third corner. Make fourth corner same as first corner. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Side Edging: With Right Side facing, join yarn in end of last row of a corner to work down side of piece. Row 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in end of same row, [ch 1, 3 dc in end of next row] 3 times, [ch 1, 3 dc in next unworked ch-5 space of center motif] 8 times, ch 1, 3 dc in end of first row of next corner, [ch 1, 3 dc in end of next row] 3 times, turn— Sixteen 3-dc groups, and 15 ch-1 spaces. Row 2: Ch 3, dc in first st, ch 1, *3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from * across, skip next 2 dc, 2 dc in last dc, turn—Fifteen 3-dc groups, 16 ch-1 spaces, and 2 dc at each end. Row 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, *3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from * across to last ch-1 space, 2 dc in last ch-1 space, skip next dc, dc in last dc, turn. Repeat last 2 rows 0 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) times. Fasten off. Repeat edging across other side.
  • 8
    First Shoulder With Right Side facing, join Mosaic with sc in end of last row of edging to work across top edge of piece towards center of top edge. Row 1: Sc in end of same row, 2 sc in end of each row of edging, sc in each ch and dc across last row of corner, turn—15 (19, 23, 27, 31, 35) sts. Rows 2–3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4): Ch 3, dc in each st across, turn. Fasten off.
  • 9
    Second Shoulder With Right Side facing, join Mosaic with sc in first st of last row of other top corner, to work across top edge towards side edge. Row 1: Sc in each ch and dc across last row of corner, 2 sc in end of each row of edging—15 (19, 23, 27, 31, 35) sts. Rows 2–3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4): Ch 3, dc in each st across, turn. Fasten off.
  • 10
    Back, make same as front.
  • 11
    Arrange front and back with Right Sides facing together and sts matching. With Mosaic, sewing through both thicknesses, and beginning at lower corner, sew side sts together about half way up. Leave 6 ch-1 spaces on each side, and side edges of shoulders unsewn, for armhole. Repeat to seam other side.
  • 12
    With Right Side facing, and Mosaic, sewing through both thicknesses, sew shoulder seams.
  • 13
    Sleeve (Make 2): With Right Side facing, join Spectrum with slip st in ch-1 space following side seam at underarm. Round 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in same space, [2 dc in next ch-1 space, 3 dc in next ch-1 space] 2 times, 2 dc in next ch-1 space; working across side edge of shoulder, 3 dc in end of first row, skip next row, 2 dc in ends of next 2 (2, 2, 4, 4, 4) rows, skip next row, 3 dc in end of last row of shoulder, [2 dc in next ch-1 space, 3 dc in next ch-1 space] 3 times; join with slip st in top of beginning ch, turn—40 (40, 40, 44, 44, 44) dc, arranged in 16 (16, 18, 18) dc-groups. Note: In the next rounds, 2 or 3 dc are worked in the spaces between dc-groups of the previous round. Work into the spaces between sts, not into the tops of sts. Rounds 2–29: Ch 3, 2 dc in space before first dc, [2 dc in next space between dc-groups, 3 dc in next space between dc-groups] 3 times, [2 dc in next space between dc-groups] 2 (2, 2, 4, 4, 4) times, 3 dc in next space between dc-groups,*2 dc in next space between dcgroups, 3 dc in next space between dc-groups; repeat from * to end of round; join with slip st in top of beginning ch, turn. Fasten off.
  • 14
    With Right Side facing, join Mosaic with slip st in end of row following side seam. Round 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in end of same row, *3 dc in end of each row of edging; working in sts of last row of corner, skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc (center dc of 5-dc group); working across side edge of corner, 3 dc in ends of next 4 rows; working across side edge of next corner, 3 dc in ends of next 4 rows, skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc (center dc of 5-dc group); repeat from * once more; join with slip st in top of beginning ch, turn. Rounds 2–4: Ch 3, 2 dc in space before first dc, 3 dc in each space between 3-dc groups around; join with slip st in top of beginning ch, turn.
  • 15
    Neck Shaping Round 1: With Right Side facing, join Mosaic with sc in neck edge following shoulder seam, sc evenly spaced around neck edge; join with slip st in first sc. Round 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Red Heart® Boutique™ Treasure™ Yarn Spectrum 104602091
  • Red Heart® Boutique™ Treasure™ Yarn Mosaic 104602089
  • Crochet Hook Size K
  • Yarn Needle
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