Buckland

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

Buckland is a no-sew, knockaround pullover knit side-to-side in a bulky yarn.

Shown in size Large

 

Sizes

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

 

Finished Measurements

Bust – 36(40-44-48-52-56)”

Length – 24½(25-26-26½-27½-28)”

Note:  This garment was designed with an oversized fit.  Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.

 

Materials

6(7-8-9-10-11) Hanks Berroco Peruvia Quick (100 grs), #9119 Mostaza

One 16” and two 29” Length circular knitting needles, size 11 (8.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

1 Set (4) double pointed knitting needles, size 11 (8.00 mm)

1 St marker

2 St holders (or spare circular needles)

 

Gauge

12 sts = 4”; 16 rows = 4” in St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Note

This garment is worked in 2 sections, each starting at sleeve cuff and ending at center front and back.  Sections are then joined in the center using 3-needle bind off.

 

Right Section

Sleeve:  With dpn’s, cast on 34 sts.  Divide sts onto 3 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  (Purl 1 rnd, knit 1 rnd) 3 times (6 rnds total).  Work even in k1, p1 ribbing for 4 rnds.  Work from here in St st (knit EVERY rnd).  Knit 1 rnd.

Note:  When there are too many sts to fit comfortably on dpn’s, change to 16” circular needle.

Inc Rnd:  K1, M1k, k to last st, M1k, k1 – 36 sts.  Rep this inc every 3(2-1¾-1½-1¼-1¼)” 5(7-8-9-11-12) times more – 46(50-52-54-58-60) sts.  Work even until sleeve measures 18” from beg.

Right Front and Back:  Next Row (RS):  Using 29” circular needle and knit-on method, cast on 52(52-53-53-54-54) sts, knit across these sts, then knit 46(50-52-54-58-60) sts of sleeve; with RS facing, pick up and k52(52-53-53-54-54) sts along cast-on edge – 150(154-158-160-166-168) sts.  DO NOT join.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 5½(6½-7½-8½-9½-10½)”, end on RS.

Divide for Neck:  Next Row (WS):  P75(77-79-80-83-84), sl remaining sts onto holder or spare circular needle for front. 

Back:  Knit 1 row, purl 1 row.

Dec Row (RS):  K3, k2 tog, k to end – 74(76-78-79-82-83) sts.  Rep this dec every RS row twice more, end on WS – 72(74-76-77-80-81) sts.  Work even in k1, p1 ribbing for 4 rows.  Knit 4 rows.  Sl sts to holder or spare circular needle for back.

Front:  Shape V-Neck:  Sl sts from front holder to 29” circular needle. 

Row 1 (WS):  With WS facing, join yarn and bind off 5 sts purlwise, then p to end – 70(72-74-75-78-79) sts.

Row 2:  Knit to last st, do not work last st, turn.

Row 3:  Sl first st from LH needle purlwise WYIF, slip skipped st over the slipped st, then bind off 4 more sts, p to end – 65(67-79-70-73-74) sts.  Rep Rows 2 and 3 four times more, end on RS – 45(47-49-50-53-54) sts.  Knit 1 row on WS.  Sl sts to holder or spare circular needle for front.

 

Left Section

Work same as right section until piece measures 5½(6½-7½-8½-9½-10½)” above end of sleeve, end on WS – 150(154-158-160-166-168) sts.

Divide for Neck:  Next Row (RS):  K75(77-79-80-83-84), sl remaining sts to holder or spare circular needle for front.  Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, purl 1 row.

Dec Row (RS):  K to last 5 sts, SSK, k3 – 74(76-78-79-82-83) sts.  Rep this dec every RS row twice more, end on WS – 72(74-76-77-80-81) sts.  Work even in k1, p1 ribbing for 4 rows.  Knit 4 rows.  Sl sts to holder or spare circular needle for back.

Front:  Sl sts from holder to 29” circular needle. 

Row 1 (RS):  With RS facing, join yarn, bind off 5 sts knitwise, then k to end – 70(72-74-75-78-79) sts.

Row 2:  Purl to last st, do not work last st, turn.

Row 3:  Sl first st from LH needle knitwise WYIB, slip skipped st over slipped st, then bind off 4 sts more, knit to end – 65(67-69-70-73-74) sts.  Rep Rows 2 and 3 three times more, then rep Row 3 once more, end on RS – 45(47-49-50-53-54) sts.  Knit 1 row on WS.  Sl sts to holder or spare circular needle for front.

 

Finishing

Sl 72(74-76-77-80-81) sts of each back section onto a 29” circular needle.  Hold sections together with needles parallel and WS facing each other.  * Insert point of spare needle into first st on front needle, then first st on back needle and k these 2 sts tog.  Rep from * once more, then bind off resulting st.  Continue in this manner until all sts on both needles are bound off.  Bind off 45(47-49-50-53-54) sts of each front section in the same manner.

Neck Edging:  With RS facing, using 16” circular needle, beg at center back neck, pick up and k86 sts around entire neck edge.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Purl 1 rnd.  Bind off knitwise.