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

 

Columns of easy lace adorn the body and sleeves of this drop-shoulder pullover with a wide scoop neck.
 

Sizes

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

To Fit Bust Size:  30(34-38-42-46-50)"

 

Finished Measurements

Bust – 36(40-44-48-52-56)”

Length – 21½(22-22½-23-24-24½)”

Note:  This garment was designed with approximately 4” of ease.  Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.

 

Materials

6(7-8-9-10-11) Hanks Berroco Fuji (50 grs), #9230 Cricket

Straight knitting needles, size 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

16” Length circular knitting needle, size 7 (4.50 mm)

2 St markers

 

Gauge

20 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in St st

16 sts = 4”; 25 rows = 4” in Lace Pat

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Lace Pattern

Note:  Due to the nature of this pat st, the number of sts will vary from row to row.  You will inc 2 sts per repeat on Row 1, then dec these sts on Row 2, returning to initial number of sts.

Row 1 (RS):  K4, * (yo) twice, k4, rep from * across.

Row 2:  P2, * p2 tog, p1, k1, p2 tog, rep from * to last 2 sts, end p2.

Row 3:  Knit.

Row 4:  Purl.

Rep these 4 rows for Lace Pat.

 

Back

With straight needles, cast on 76(84-92-100-108-116) sts.  Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, end on WS.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (RS):  K10, place marker, work Row 1 of Lace Pat to last 10 sts, place marker, k10.

Row 2:  P to first marker, work Row 2 of Lace Pat to last marker, p to end.  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 13(13-13½-13½-14-14)” from beg, end on WS.  Mark beg and end of last row for beg of armholes.  Work even until armholes measure 6½(7-7-7½-8-8½)”, end on WS.

Next Row (RS):  K to first marker, drop marker, k to last marker, inc 14(16-18-20-22-24) sts as evenly spaced across as possible, drop last marker, k to end – 90(100-110-120-130-140) sts.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st until armholes measure 7½(8-8-8½-9-9½)”, end on WS.

Shape Shoulders:  Bind off 5(6-7-8-10-11) sts at beg of the next 4(6-8-6-4-6) rows, then 4(5-0-9-9-10) sts at beg of the next 4(2-0-2-4-2) rows.  Bind off remaining 54 sts for back neck.

 

Front

Work same as back until armholes measure 3½(4-4-4½-5-5½)", end on WS.

Next Row (RS):  K to first marker, drop marker, k to last marker, increasing 14(16-18-20-22-24) sts as evenly spaced across as possible, drop last marker, k to end - 90(100-110-120-130-140) sts.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st until armholes measure 4½(5-5-5½-6-6½)", end on WS.

Shape Neck:  Next Row (RS):  K25(30-35-40-45-50), join another hank of yarn and bind off center 40 sts, k to end.  Working both sides at once, dec 1 st at each neck edge EVERY row 3 times, every RS row twice, then every 4th row twice - 18(23-28-33-38-43) sts each side.  Work even until armholes measure 7½(8-8-8½-9-9½)", end on WS.  Bind off 5(6-7-8-10-11) sts at each armhole edge 2(3-4-3-2-3) times, then 4(5-0-9-9-10) sts 2(1-0-1-2-1) times for shoulders.

 

Sleeves

With straight needles, cast on 58(62-62-66-70-74) sts.  Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, end on WS.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (RS):  K1(1-1-1-3-3), place marker, work Row 1 of Pat St over 56(60-60-64-64-68) sts, place marker, k to end.

Row 2:  P to first marker, work Row 2 of Pat St to last marker, p to end.  Work even in pat as established until sleeve measures 1" from beg, end on WS.

Inc Row (RS):  K1, M1k, k to first marker, work in Pat St to last marker, k to last st, M1k, k1 - 60(64-64-68-72-76) sts.  Rep this inc every 3" once more - 62(66-66-70-74-78) sts.  Work even until sleeve measures 5" from beg, end on WS.  Bind off.

 

Finishing

Sew shoulder seams.

Neck Edging:  With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at left shoulder seam, pick up and k20 sts along left front neck edge, 40 sts across front neck edge, 20 sts along right front neck edge, then 54 sts across back neck edge - 134 sts.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Purl 2 rnds.  Bind off.  Sew in sleeves between armhole markers.  Sew side and sleeve seams.