Eustice

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

Our Ultra® Alpaca Light cowl neck pullover, Eustice, is knit in a gorgeous frost flower pattern.

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 – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”

Length – 23(23-23 1/2-24-24 1/2-25)”


Materials

12(13-15-17-19-21) Hanks Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light (50 grs), #4285 Oceanic Mix

Straight knitting needles, size 5 (3.75 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

3(4-4-4-5-5) St markers


Gauge

29 sts = 4”;  32 rows = 4” in Frost Flower Pat

23 sts = 4”;  32 rows = 4” in Reverse St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Frost Flower Pattern (Worked over 40 sts)

Row 1 (RS):  K1, p1, k4, k2 tog, k4, yo, p2, (k2, yo, SSK) 3 times, p2, yo, k4, SSK, k4, p1, k1.

Row 2:  K1, p1, k1, p2, p2 tog TBL, p4, yo, p1, k2, (p2, yo, p2 tog) 3 times, k2, p1, yo, p4, p2 tog, p2, k1, p1, k1.

Row 3:  K1, p1, k2, k2 tog, k4, yo, k2, p2, (k2, yo, SSK) 3 times, p2, k2, yo, k4, SSK, k2, p1, k1.

Row 4:  K1, p1, k1, p2 tog TBL, p4, yo, p3, k2, (p2, yo, p2 tog) 3 times, k2, p3, yo, p4, p2 tog, k1, p1, k1.

Rows 5 – 12:  Rep Rows 1 – 4 twice more.

Row 13:  K1, p1, k1, yo, SSK, k2, yo, SSK, p2, yo, k4, SSK, k6, k2 tog, k4, yo, p2, k2, yo, SSK, k3, p1, k1.

Row 14:  K1, p1, k1, yo, p2 tog, p2, yo, p2 tog, k2, p1, yo, p4, p2 tog, p4, p2 tog TBL, p4, yo, p1, k2, p2, yo, p2 tog, p2, k1, p1, k1.

Row 15:  K1, p1, k1, yo, SSK, k2, yo, SSK, p2, k2, yo, k4, SSK, k2, k2 tog, k4, yo, k2, p2, k2, yo, SSK, k3, p1, k1.

Row 16:  K1, p1, k1, yo, p2 tog, p2, yo, p2 tog, k2, p3, yo, p4, p2 tog, p2 tog TBL, p4, yo, p3, k2, p2, yo, p2 tog, p2, k1, p1, k1.

Rows 17 – 24:  Rep Rows 13 – 16 twice more.

Rep these 24 rows for Frost Flower Pat.


Back

With straight needles, cast on 108(128-140-162-172-184) sts.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (RS):  P14(4-10-1-6-12), place marker, * work Row 1 of Frost Flower Pat over 40 sts, place marker, rep from * 1(2-2-3-3-3) times more, p to end.

Row 2:  K to 1st marker, * work Row 2 of Frost Flower Pat to next marker, rep from * 1(2-2-3-3-3) times more, k to end.  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 16” from beg, end on WS.  Mark beg and end of last row for beg of armholes.  Work even until armholes measure 7(7-7 1/2-8-8 1/2-9)”, end on WS.  Bind off.


Front

Work same as back.


Sleeves

With straight needles, cast on 82 sts.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (RS): P1, place marker, * work Row 1 of Frost Flower Pat over 40 sts, place marker, rep from * once more, p1.

Row 2:  K1, * work Row 2 of Frost Flower Pat to next marker, rep from * once more, k1.  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 1” from beg, end on WS.

Inc Row (RS):  P1, M1p, work to last st, M1p, p1 – 84 sts.  Rep this inc every 2 1/2” 4(4-0-0-0-0) times, every 2” 3(3-2-0-0-0) times, every 1 1/2” 0(0-8-8-2-0) times, every 1” 0(0-0-4-13-14) times, then every 1/2” 0(0-0-0-0-4) times, working incs in Reverse St st – 98(98-104-108-114-120) sts.  Work even until sleeve measures 18” from beg, end on WS.  Bind off.


Finishing

Measure in 1(2-3-4-5-6)” from each side of bound-off edge on back and front and mark for neck.  Sew right shoulder seam from marker to outer edge.

Cowl Neck:  With RS facing, beg at left shoulder seam, pick up and k200 sts around entire neck edge.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (WS):  * Work Row 1 of Frost Flower Pat over 40 sts, place marker, rep from * 3 times more, work Row 1 of Frost Flower Pat to end.

Row 2:  * Work Row 2 of Frost Flower Pat to marker, rep from * 3 times more, work Row 2 of Frost Flower Pat to end.  Work even in pat as established until cowl neck measures 8”, end on WS.  Bind off.  Sew left shoulder and cowl neck seam, reversing seam over last 6” of cowl neck for foldback.  Sew on sleeves between markers.  Sew side and sleeve seams.