This free ladies knitting pattern has been specifically developed by Performance Yarns for use with their Winter Cotton Range.The Knitting Wool Store does not accept responsibility for it.
Difficulty : intermediate
Size: To fit:82-86 [92-97:102-107:112-117] cm(32-34 [36-38:40-42:44-46] in) Actual measurement:101 [111:121:131] cm Length to shoulder: 50 [52:55:57] cm (19.75 [20.5:21.75:22.5] in.) Sleeve Length: 10cm (4 in.)
Yarn used : Winter Cotton 600g
Needle: 4.00 and 4.5 mm
Designer: Maisie Smith, KNITTING Magazine
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Tension:10 x10 cm = 16rst x 24r using 4mm needles Use larger or smaller if necessary to obtain correct tension
Stitches: knit stitches, purl stitches
Abbreviations: yr3n wind the yarn round needle 3 times,skpo slip one, k1 pass slipped stitch over
DIRECTIONS: BACK AND FRONT (both alike) Begin at neck edge. With 4mm needles cast on 52 [56:60:64] sts. Next rows (WS):Knit.
Shape shoulders Next 2 rows: Cast on 8 [10:12:14} sts, k to end. 68 [76:84:92] sts.Next 2 rows: Cast on 6 [7:8:9] sts, k to end. 80 [90:100:110] sts. Change to 4.5 mm needles.
Shape upperarm Row 1: Cast on 5 sts, k3, (k2tog, y3rn, skpo, k6) to last 12 sts, k2tog, y3rn, skpo, k8.Row 2: Cast on 5 sts, working p1, p1tbl into y3rn, p to end.Row 3: Cast on 5 sts, k8, (k2tog, y3rn, skpo, k6) to last 7 sts, k2tog, y3rn, skpo, k3.Row 4: Cast on 5 sts, working p1, p1tbl into y3rn, p to end.Row 5: Cast on 5 sts, k3, (k2tog, y3rn, skpo, k6) to last 12 sts, k2tog, y3rn, skpo, k8.Row 6: Cast on 5 sts, working p1, p1tbl into y3rn, p to last 3 sts. K3. 110 [120:130:140 ] sts.Continue in pattern as follows:Row 7: k3, (k2tog, y3rn, skpo, k6) to last 7 sts, k2tog, y3rn, skpo, k3.Row 8: k3, working p1, p1tbl into y3rn, p to last 3 sts. K3.These 2 rows form the patt with g-st edging.Continue in pattern until work measures 20 [21:23:24 ] cm. (8 [8.25:9:9.5] in) from cast on edge,ending with row 8.
Sleeve shaping Cast off 5 sts at beginning of next 6 rows. 80 [ 90:100:110 ] sts. Continue in pattern until work measures 48 [ 50:53:55 ] cm ( 19 [ 19.75:21:21.75 ] in ) from cast on edge, ending with a WS row
.Change to 4mm needles. Knit 5 rows. Cast off.
To finish off:Join shoulder and upper arm seams. Join side and sleeve seams.
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