Knit a Cute Tunic With This Leftover Sock Yarn Stashbuster, Free Pattern!

Knit a Cute Tunic With This Leftover Sock Yarn Stashbuster, Free Pattern!

UPDATE: For those of us who don’t have that much scrap sock yarn, you can use a worsted weight yarn to make this tunic. The pattern calls for double-stranded sock yarn or single strand worsted weight.

I have bags of leftover yarn and this may be the perfect way to finally put it to use! The pattern is called Baw Baw, presumably after the Australian mountain of the same name.

Knit a Cute Tunic With This Leftover Sock Yarn Stanshbuster, Free Pattern!

Get the FREE pattern via Ravelry, designed by Sandra Levey.

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    know you gave the bust measurement but wondering what size sweater you wear. love the tunic but wondering if it would fit me. I’m an xlarge.

    • Danielle

      Hi Pat, Sandra Levey is the designer – try reaching her through Ravelry. Good luck!


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