Slay the Purl Dragon

from Deborah Tomasello Design

Slay the Purl Dragon Pattern


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Knitting: Slay the Purl Dragon
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl and follow instructions

Pattern Description:

I am not a fan of the purl stitch. So, I decided to face my purl demons by designing this easy, 8-paneled, boat-neck, 3/4-length sleeve, summer cotton tunic. While I still prefer to do colorwork in the round, I am more than a little pleased with the outcome. I think you will love this design. Versatile with classic lines. Easy--and fun actually--knit...even with the purls!


20 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern includes instructions for Women's S, M and L...and pattern is very easily adjustable for sizing.


  • 5-6 balls of KnitPicks Comfy Fingering Weight Cotton; Straight #8 needles

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle and steam iron

About Designer

About Designer

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I am Deborah. I am fortunate to be able to spend my days doing the things I love most in life: knitting, sewing, designing, cooking, baking, reading and writing. I am trying to learn, with an open mind, as much as I can from this life without having to repeat my mistakes or the mistakes of my parents.

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