Ginan is a circular yoke Tunisian crochet sweater featured in Issue 3. The top is specially designed to be made with assigned colour pooling yarn.
Chain ridge increase (Inc): insert hook in back bump of RP ch, yo and pull up loop.
Slip stitch cast-on: place a backwards loop on hook by looping yarn around thumb and slipping it on to hook, yo and pull thru loop— 1 loop cast on.
Modified RP: insert hook thru beg 2 loops of rnd with hook exiting at back of work, yo and pull thru both loops (joining st made), [yo and pull thru 2 loops] to end.
Modified RP joining st photos
|How rnd looks before joining st is worked. Loop to left of white stopper is first edge st of rnd. Last loop on hook is last st of rnd.|
|Insert hook under first 2 vertical bars (first edge st and first st) of rnd with hook exiting at back of the work,|
|yo and pull thru both loops.|
Sometimes fit is hard to determine from editorial photos alone, so we've taken clear and simple photos of our model, Ijeoma wearing Ginan. Ijeoma is a 91.5cm / 36" bust and is wearing a size 3 (finished bust circumference 99cm / 39").