ABOUT THIS TUNIC KNITTING KIT
An easy knit kit that'll whip up a light, breezy and oversized jumper in a flash. You'll be wearing it all year long; it's a bit of a layering superhero.
Size & Fit
Size 1 - 6, loose fitting.
Time to make
Once you've completed this kit you'll master
Cable cast on, short row, stocking stitch, increasing, decreasing, casting off, vertical invisible seam technique, horizontal invisible seam technique, perpendicular invisible seam technique.
Something you should know
Dipped hem at the back is created using a simple short row technique. Done on 8mm needles to create a loose stitch. Cast off braid on sleeve creates a decorative braid.
Also available in Shiny Happy Cotton
Our Billie Jean Yarn is made from pre-consumer denim scraps and offcuts which are ground back into fibres and re-spun into yarn. We don’t use any nasty dye fixers or chemicals in this process, however this does mean some dye may transfer to your needles or hands while you’re stitching.
6 - 8 x balls of Billie Jean Yarn (depending on size)
1 x Fastlove Tunic pattern
1 x 8mm/US 11 straight knitting needles (optional)
1 x label "Made by Me"
1 x sewing needle
This kit is knitted with Billie Jean Yarn, our upcycled yarn made of pre-consumer denim waste. Please note this yarn will perform like most blue jeans, with the possibility to fade a little during the first wash and with a small amount of colour transfer.
135 meters per 100-gram ball. WPI 11/DK.
Our Billie Jean Yarn is now officially certified by the Vegan Society, meaning it's free-from animal ingredients and has not been tested on animals.
HOW TO WASH
Hand wash cold to last longer. Do not use bleach, dry flat. Billie Jean Yarn is upcycled denim yarn and will perform as most blue jeans, which have the possibility to fade a bit during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.
Hand wash only in cold or lukewarm water - do not exceed 30 degrees / Use a delicates hand wash detergent / Give your knits a gentle squeeze and leave in the water for a few minutes / Once done, roll in a clean towel to remove excess water and then dry flat.
Note: as this product is upcycled denim it will perform as most blue jeans and there is possibility it will fade during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.