Engel

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing

Deeply inset armholes give a distinct look to Engle, an oversized, cropped pullover with easy eyelet details.

Shown in size Medium


Sizes

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


Finished Measurements

Bust – 38(42-46-50-54-58)”

Length – 18½(19-20-20½-21½-22)”

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


Materials

7(8-9-11-12-13) Balls Berroco Glint (50 grs), #2945 Phoenix Orange

Straight knitting needles, size 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

16” Length circular knitting needle, size 8 (5.00 mm)


Gauge

20 sts = 4”; 26 rows = 4” in St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Stitch Glossary

I-Cord Cast On

Setup:  Cast on 4 sts.  Knit these 4 sts, then slip them back to LH needle.

K in front and back of first st, k3; slip the last 4 sts  back onto LH needle. Rep from * until you have the required number of sts on needle + 3.  Slip the last 4 sts back onto LH needle, (k2 tog) twice; sl the last 2 sts back onto LH needle and k2 tog.

I-Cord Bind Off

Setup:  Cast on 3 sts at beg of row on LH needle.

K3, SSK, sl the last 4 sts back onto LH needle; rep from * until 4 sts remain.  Sl the last 4 sts back onto LH needle; k2 tog.  Use yarn tail to graft together I-Cord for a continuous hem.


Back

With straight needles, using I-Cord Cast On, cast on 95(105-115-125-135-145) sts.  Knit 4 rows, end on RS.  Beg with a purl row, work even in St st until piece measures 7½(7½-8-8-8½-8½)” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Armholes:  Bind off 24(25-25-25-25-25) sts at beg of the next 2 rows – 47(55-65-75-85-95) sts.  Work even until armholes measure 10(10½-11-11½-12- 12½)”, end on RS.

Shape Neck:  Next Row (WS):  P9(13-18-23-28-33), join another ball of yarn and bind off center 29 sts, p to end.  Working both sides at once, shape shoulders as follows:

Row 1 (RS):  With first ball, k1, SSK, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1; with second ball, k1, SSK, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 – 7(11-16-21-26-31) sts each side.

Row 2:  Purl.  Rep these 2 rows twice more, end on WS – 3(7-12-17-22-27) sts.  Bind off.


Front

Work same as back until armholes measure 8½(9-9½-10-10½-11)”, end on RS.

Shape Neck:  Next Row (WS):  P9(13-18-23-28-33), join another ball of yarn and bind off center 29 sts, p to end.  Working both sides at once, work as follows:

Row 1 (RS):   With first ball, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1; with second ball, k1, SSK, k to end – 8(12-17-22-27-32) sts each side.

Row 2:  Purl.  Rep these 2 rows twice more – 6(10-15-20-25-30) sts.  Work even until armholes measure 10(10½-11-11½-12)”, end on WS.

Shape Shoulders:  Row 1 (RS):   With first  ball, k1, SSK, k to end;  with second ball, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1 – 5(9-14-19-24-29) sts each side.

Row 2:  Purl.  Rep these 2 rows twice more, end on WS – 3(7-12-17-22-27) sts.  Bind off.


Sleeves

With straight needles, using I-Cord Cast On, cast on 40(40-42-46-52-56) sts.  Knit 4 rows, end on RS.  Beg with a purl row, work even in St st until sleeve measures 1” from beg, end on WS.

Inc Row (RS):  K1, M1k, k to last st, M1k, k1 – 42(42-44-48-54-58) sts.  Rep this inc every RS row 24(30-32-32-32-32) times more, then every 4th row 4(1-0-0-0-0) times, end on WS – 98(104-108-112-118-122) sts.  Mark beg and end of last row.  Knit 4 rows.     

Pattern Stitch:  Row 1 (RS): Purl.

Row 2:  K1, * yo, k2 tog, rep from * to last st, end k1.

Row 3:  Purl.

Row 4: Knit.

Row 5:  Purl.

Row 6:  Rep Row 2.

Row 7:  Purl.  Work even in St st for 3 rows, end on WS.  Purl 3 rows, end on RS.  Work even in St st for 5 rows, end on WS.  Rep Rows 1 – 7 once more, end on RS.  Work even in St st for 3 rows, end on WS.  Bind off.


Finishing

Sew shoulder seams.  Sew bound-off edges of sleeves to straight edges of armholes.  Sew top edges of sleeves (above markers) to bound-off edges of armholes.  Sew side and sleeve seams.

Neck Edging:  With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at left shoulder seam, pick up and k90 sts around entire neck edge.  Cast on 3 sts, then bind off using I-Cord Bind off