Jamb

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Other
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

Jamb is a set of miniature sweater keychains that will keep your keys from scratching up your purse contents.

One size


Size

Each sweater approximately 4 1/2” from cuff to cuff x 2 1/2” long


Materials

Blue Sweater (Top Center) – 1 Ball Berroco Sox Metallic (100 grs), #1361 Acai (A)

Orange Sweater (Lower Left) – 1 Ball Berroco Sox Metallic (100 grs), #1375 Guava (B)

Pink Sweater (Lower Right) – 1 Ball Berroco Sox Metallic (100 grs), #1357 Lilikoi (C)

Straight knitting needles, size 3 (3.00 mm) for Blue and Orange, size 4 (3.50 mm) for Pink

1 Set (4) double pointed knitting needles, size 3 (3.00 mm) for Blue

Crochet hook, size 3.00 mm (D)

Cable needle and 2 st markers for Pink


Gauge

28 sts = 4”;  38 rows = 4” in St st on size 3 needles

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Note

The body of each sweater is worked in one piece from lower back edge to lower front edge.


Blue Sweater

Body:  With smaller straight needles, using A, cast on 15 sts.

Ribbing: Row 1 (RS):  K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across.

Row 2:  P1, * k1, p1, rep from * across.  Rep row 1 once more, end on RS.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st until piece measures 2” from beg, end on WS.

Divide for Neck:  Next Row (RS):  K5, join another ball of  yarn and bind off 5 sts, k to end.

Following Row:  Working both sides at once with separate balls of yarn, purl.

Joining Row (RS):  K5, cast on 5 sts, drop second ball of yarn and k to end with first ball – 15 sts.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st until piece measures same as back, end on RS.  Beg with Row 2, work in ribbing same as beg for 3 rows, end on WS.  Bind off in ribbing.  Measures up 1 1/2” from cast-on and bound-off edges on each side and mark for armholes.

Sleeves:  With RS facing, using smaller straight needles and A, pick up and k11 sts between markers.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 3/4”, end on RS.  Beg with Row 2, work in ribbing same as body for 3 rows, end on WS.  Bind off in ribbing.


Finishing

Neckband:  With RS facing, using dpn’s and A, pick up and k12 sts around neck edge.  Divide sts evenly on 3 needles.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Knit 5 rnds.  Bind off.  Sew sleeve and side seams.  With crochet hook, using A, make a chain 3” long.  Tie in a bow and sew to center front as in photo.


Orange Sweater

Body:  With smaller straight needles, using B, cast on 15 sts.  Knit 1 row.

Row 2:  * K2, p2, rep from * to last 3 sts, end k2, p1.  Rep Row 2 until piece measures 2” from beg, end on WS.

Divide for Neck:  Next Row (RS):  K2, p2, join another ball of B and bind off center 7 sts, work to end.

Following row:  K2, p2, cast on 7 sts, work to end – 15 sts.  Rep Row 2 until piece measures same as back, end on WS.  Knit 1 row.  Bind off. Measure 1 1/4” up from cast-on and bound-off edges on each side and mark for armholes.

Sleeves:  With RS facing, using smaller straight needles and B, pick up and k11 sts between markers.  Rep Row 2 ten times.  Bind off.


Finishing

Neckband:  With RS facing, using crochet hook, join B with a sl st in neck edge of sweater.  Ch 1, work in sc around entire neck edge, join with a sl st in beg ch-1.

Rnds 2 and 3:  Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1.  Fasten off.  Sew side and sleeve seams.  With crochet hook and B, make a chain 6” long.  Weave in and out of sweater just below sleeves and tie in front as in photo.


Pink Sweater

Stitch Glossary

SB8

Sl 4 sts to cn and hold in BACK, k4, k4 from cn

Body:  With larger straight needles, using C, cast on 4 sts, place marker, cast on 8 sts, place marker, cast on 4 sts – 16 sts.

Row 1 (WS):  P2, k2, p8, k2, p2.

Rows 2 and 4 (RS):  K2, p2, k8, p2, k2.

Rows 3 and 5:  P2, k2, p8, k2, p2.

Row 6:  K2, p2, CB8, p2, k2.  Rep Rows 1 – 6 once more, end on RS.

Rows 13 and 15 (WS):  Rep Row 1.

Row 14:  Rep Row 2.

Divide for Neck:  Next Row (RS):  Work 4 sts, join another ball of yarn and bind off 8 sts, work to end.

Following Row:  Work both sides at once using separate balls of yarn.

Joining Row:  K2, p2, cast on 8 sts, drop second ball of yarn and work to end with first ball – 16 sts.  Rep Rows 1-15, end on WS.  Bind off.  Measure up 1 1/4” from cast-on and bound-off edges on each side and mark for armholes.


Sleeves

With RS facing, using larger straight needles and C, pick up and k12 sts between markers.  Work even in k2, p2 ribbing for 1 1/4”, end on WS.  Bind off in ribbing.


Finishing

Neckband:  With RS facing, using crochet hook, join B with a sl st in neck edge of sweater.  Ch 1, work in sc around entire neck edge, join with a sl st in beg ch-1.

Rnds 2 and 3:  Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join with a sl st in beg ch-1.  Fasten off.  Sew side and sleeve seams.  With RS facing, using crochet hook and C, work in sc around lower edge, join with a sl st in first sc.  Fasten off.