Abrianna

Craft: 
Knit
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

Lightweight texture is the focal point of this berry-in-a-box stitch topper.

Shown in size Small

 

Sizes

Directions are for women’s size X-Small.  Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

 

Finished Measurements

Bust (closed) – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”

Length – 18(18-19-20-21-21½)”

 

Materials

7(7-9-10-11-12) Hanks Latitude (50 grs), #5658 Red rock Canyon

Straight knitting needles, sizes 3 (3.00 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

29” Length circular knitting needle, size 3 (3.00 mm)

Four 1” buttons

 

Gauge

25 sts = 4”;  24 rows = 4” in Pat St on larger needles

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Note

When decreasing over Pat St, if there are not enough sts to work an entire repeat, work the extra sts in St st.

 

Stitch Glossary

Dec 5

K2 tog through back loops (TBL); k3 tog; pass the k2 tog TBL st over the k3 tog st

Pattern Stitch (Multiple of 6 sts + 1)

Row 1 (RS):  P3, * k1, p5, rep from * to last 4 sts, end k1, p3.

Row 2:  K3 tog, * yo, (k1, yo, k1) all in next st, yo, Dec 5, rep from * to last 4 sts, end yo, (k1, yo, k1) all in next st, yo, k3 tog TBL.

Row 3:  K1, * p5, k1, rep from * across.

Row 4:  P1, * k5, p1, rep from * across.

Row 5:  Rep Row 3.

Row 6:  K in front and back of first st (inc 1), * yo, Dec 5, yo, (k1, yo, k1) all in next st, rep from * to last 6 sts, end yo, Dec 5, yo, k in front and back of last st.

Row 7:  Rep Row 1.

Row 8:  K3, * p1, k5, rep from * to last 4 sts, end p1, k3.

Rep these 8 rows for Pat St.

 

Back

With smaller straight needles, cast on 102(114-126-138-150-162) sts.

Ribbing:  Row 1 (RS):  K2, * p2, k2, rep from * across.

Row 2:  P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 5” from beg, end on WS, inc 1 st at end of last row – 103(115-127-139-151-163) sts.  Change to larger needles and work even in Pat St until piece measures

10½(10½-11-11½-12-12½)” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Armholes:  Bind off 4(6-7-8-9-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, 3(4-5-6-7-8) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, 2(3-5-6-6-7) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, 2 sts at beg of the next 4 rows, then dec 1 st each side of next 1(1-1-1-2-2) rows – 75(79-83-89-95-101) sts.  Work even in pat as established until armholes measure 7½(7½-8-8½-9-9)”, end on WS.  Bind off.  Measure in 3(3-3½-4-4½-5)” from each armhole edge and mark for back neck.

 

Left Front

With smaller straight needles, cast on 50(54-62-66-74-78) sts.  Work in ribbing same as back for 5”, end on WS, dec 1(inc 1 - dec 1- inc 1 - dec 1 -inc 1) at end of last row – 49(55-61-67-73-79) sts.  Change to larger needles and work even in Pat St until piece measures 10½(10½-11-11½-12-12½)” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Armhole and Neck:  Next Row (RS):  Bind off 4(6-7-8-9-10) sts, work to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 (neck dec).  Continue to shape armhole same as back and AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st at neck edge every RS row 17 times more.  When all decs have been completed, work even in pat as established on 17(19-21-24-27-30) sts until armhole measures 7½(7½-8-8½-9-9)”, end on WS.  Bind off.

 

Right Front

Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping.  Work neck decs at beg of RS rows as k1, SSK.  Bind off for armhole on WS rows.

 

Sleeves

With smaller straight needles, cast on 78(78-86-96-98-102) sts.  Work in ribbing same as back for 4”, end on WS, inc 1(inc 1 - dec 1 - inc 1 - dec 1 - inc 1) at end of last row – 79(79-85-91-97-103) sts.  Change to larger needles and work even in Pat St until sleeve measures 5” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Cap:  Bind off 4(6-7-8-9-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 2 sts at beg of the next 24(20-18-16-14-18) rows – 23(27-35-43-51-47) sts.  Dec 1 st each side every RS row 3(5-6-7-8-6) times, end on WS.  Bind off remaining 17(17-23-29-35-35) sts.

 

Finishing

Sew shoulder seams.  Sew in sleeves.  Sew side and sleeve seams.

Left Neck/Frontband:  With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at center back neck, pick up and k20 sts along back neck edge, 46(46-50-54-58-58) sts along left front neck edge, then 64(64-68-72-76-76) sts along left front edge – 130(130-138-146-154-154) sts.  Beg with Row 2, work in ribbing same as back for 1½”, end on WS.  Bind off in ribbing.

Right Neck/Frontband:  With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at lower right front edge, pick up and k64(64-68-72-76-76) sts along right front edge, 46(46-50-54-58-58) sts along right front neck edge, then 20 sts across remaining back neck edge.  Beg with Row 2, work in ribbing same as back for ¾”, end on WS.

Buttonhole Row (RS):  * Work 9(9-10-11-12-12) sts, yo, k2 tog, rep from * 3 times more, work to end.  Complete to correspond to right neck/frontband.  Sew edges of bands tog at center back neck.  Sew on buttons.