Casale

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

A classic ribbed pullover looks updated and modern when worked in smooth, lightweight Captiva.

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 – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”

Length – 20(20½-21½-22-23-23½)”


Materials

9(10-11-13-14-16) Hanks Berroco Captiva (50 grs), #5512 Aqua

Straight knitting needles, sizes 6 (4.00 mm) and 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

16” Length circular knitting needle, size 6 (4.00 mm)

1 St marker


Gauge

17 sts = 4”; 30 rows = 4” in Shaker Rib on larger needles

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Shaker Rib (Odd number of sts)

Set-Up Row (RS): P1, * k1, p1, rep from * across.

Row 1 (WS): K1, * bring yarn forward under needle and sl the next st, k1, bringing yarn over needle (this forms a yo), rep from * across.

Row 2 (RS): P1, * k yo and slipped st tog as one, p1, rep from * across.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Shaker Rib.


Back

With smaller straight needles, cast on 102(118-130-142-154-170) sts.

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

Row 2: P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2” from beg, end on WS, dec 33(41-45-47-51-59) sts across – 69(77-85-95-103-111) sts. Change to larger needles and work even in Shaker Rib until piece measures 12(12-12½-12½-13-13)” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Armholes: Bind off 3(4-4-5-5-6) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 2 sts at beg of the following 2 rows – 59(65-73-81-89-95) sts. Dec 1 st each side every RS row 2(3-5-7-8-9) times – 55(59-63-67-73-77) sts. Work even until armholes measure 7(7½-8-8½-9-9½)”, end on WS.

Shape Shoulders and Neck:  Next Row (RS): Bind off 2(2-4-4-5-5), work until there are 8(10-10-12-14-16) sts on RH needle, join another hank of yarn and bind off center 35 sts, work to end.  Working both sides at once, bind off 2(2-4-4-5-5) sts at beg of the next row, then 2(3-3-4-5-6) sts at beg of the next 4 rows.  AT THE SAME TIME, bind off 2 sts at each neck edge twice.


Front

Work same as back until armholes measure 5(5½-6-6½-7-7½)”, end on WS – 55(59-63-67-73-77) sts.

Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): Work 16(18-20-22-25-27) sts, join another hank of yarn and bind off center 23 sts, work to end. Working both sides at once, bind off 2 sts at each neck edge twice, then dec 1 st at each neck edge every RS row 6 times. When all decs have been completed, work even on 6(8-10-12-15-17) sts each side if necessary until armholes measure 7(7½-8-8½-9-9½)”, end on WS. Bind off 2(2-4-4-5-5) sts at each armhole edge once, then 2(3-3-4-5-6) sts twice for shoulders.


Sleeves

With smaller straight needles, cast on 58 sts. Work in ribbing same as back for 2”, end on WS, dec 19 sts across – 39 sts. Change to larger needles and work in Shaker Rib, inc 1 st each side every 2(1½-2¼-1- ¾ -¾)” 6(8-10-12-14-16) times, working incs into pat as sts become available – 51(55-59-63-67-71) sts. Work even until sleeve measures 15” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Cap: Bind off 3(4-4-5-5-6) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 2 sts at beg of the following 2 rows – 41(43-47-49-53-55) sts. Dec 1 st each side every 4th row 0(0-0-1-1-2) times, then every RS row 13(13-15-13-15-13) times, end on WS – 15(17-17-21-21-25) sts. Bind off 3(2-2-2-2-2) sts at beg of the next 2 rows. Bind off remaining 9(13-13-17-17-21) sts.


Finishing

Sew shoulder seams.

Neckband: With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at left shoulder seam, pick up and k112 sts around entire neck edge. Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up. Work even in k2, p2 ribbing for 1¼". Bind off in ribbing. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.