Quonset Chunky

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Designer: 
Norah Gaughan

Fans of Moshup will appreciate Quonset Worsted and Quonset Chunky , two warm weather versions of this innovative cardigan knit in Weekend and Weekend Chunky.

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 (closed) – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”

Length – 18½(19½-21-22-23½-24½)”


Materials

4(4-5-6-7-7) Hanks Berroco Weekend Chunky (100 grs), #6926 Clothesline

29” Length circular knitting needle, size 10½ (6.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Straight knitting needles, size 10½

Crochet hook, size 6.50 mm (K-10½)

6 St markers


Gauge

13 sts = 4”; 18 rows = 4” in St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Note:  BOTH st and row gauge are extremely important to assure that your garment will measure correctly


Note

Back and sleeves are made in one piece from the neck down to underarm, then divided and worked separately.  Fronts are worked separately from the front edge diagonally up.


Back/Sleeves

With circular needle, cast on 29(31-33-35-37-39) sts.  DO NOT join.

Row 1 (WS): P2, place marker, p1, place marker, p2, place marker, p19(21-23-25-27-29), place marker, p2, place marker, p1, place marker, p2.

Inc Row (RS):  K2, sl marker, yo, k to next marker, yo, sl marker, k2, sl marker, yo, k to next marker, yo, sl marker, k2, sl marker, yo, k to next marker, yo, sl marker, k2 – 35(37-39-41-43-45) sts.  Rep this inc every RS row 16(18-20-23-25-27) times more, end on WS – 131(145-159-179-193-207) sts.  Work even if necessary until piece measures 8(9-10-11-12-13)” from beg, end on WS.

Divide for Back and Sleeves:  Left Sleeve:  With straight needles, k39(43-47-53-57-61) sts.  Leave remaining sts on circular needle for back and right sleeve.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 1 ”, end on WS.  Bind off.

Back:  With RS facing, join yarn in first st on circular needle. Using straight needles, k53(59-65-73-79-85) sts.  Leave remaining sts on circular needle for right sleeve.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 5(5-5½-5½-6-6)”, end on WS.

Back Detail:  Row 1 (RS):  K22(25-28-32-35-38), yo, place marker, k2, p1, k1, yo, SSK, p1, k2, place marker, yo, k22(25-28-32-35-38) – 55(61-67-75-81-87) sts.

Row 2:  P to first marker, p2, k1, p1, yo, p2 tog, k1, p2, sl marker, p to end.  Rep these 2 rows until back measures approximately 9(9-9½-9½-10-10)" (measured straight down side edge) and there are 71(77-83-91-97-103) sts on needle, end on WS.  Bind off.

Right Sleeve:  With RS facing, join yarn in first st on circular needle.  Using straight needles, k the remaining sts from circular needle.  Complete same as left sleeve.


Left Front

With straight needles, cast on 5 sts.

Row 1 (WS):  Sl 2 WYIF, p3.

Row 2:  Sl 2 WYIB, yo, k1, yo, k2 – 7 sts.

Row 3:  Sl 2 WYIF, p1TBL, p1, p1TBL, p2.

Row 4:  Sl 2 WYIB, yo, k3, yo, k2 – 9 sts.

Row 5:  Sl 2 WYIF, k1TBL, p3, k1TBL, p2.

Row 6:  Sl 2 WYIB, yo, p1, k1, yo, SSK, p1, yo, k2 – 11 sts.

Row 7:  Sl 2 WYIF, p1TBL, k1, p1, yo, p2 tog, k1, p1TBL, p2.

Row 8:  Sl 2 WYIB, yo, k1, p1, k1, yo, SSK, p1, k1, yo, k2 – 13 sts.

Row 9:  Sl 2 WYIF, p1TBL, p1, k1, p1, yo, p2 tog, k1, p1, p1TBL, p2.

Row 10:  Sl 2 WYIB, yo, k2, p1, k1, yo, SSK, p1, k2, yo, k2 – 15 sts.

Row 11:  Sl 2 WYIF, k1TBL, p2, k1, p1, yo, p2 tog, k1, p2, k1TBL, p2.

Row 12:  Sl 2 WYIB, p1, yo, place marker, k2, p1, k1, yo, SSK, p1, k2, place marker, yo, p1, k2 – 17 sts.

Row 13:  Sl 2 WYIF, k1, p to first marker, sl marker, p2, k1, p1, yo, p2 tog, k1, p2, sl marker, p to last 3 sts, end k1, p2.

Row 14:  Sl 2 WYIB, p1, k to first marker, yo, sl marker, k2, p1, k1, yo, SSK, p1, k2, sl marker, yo, k to last 3 sts, end p1, k2 – 19 sts.  Rep the last 2 rows 21(21-23-23-25-25) times more, end on WS – 61(61-65-65-69-69) sts.

Next Row (RS):  Bind off 31(31-33-33-35-35) sts (this is the side edge), then k to last 3 sts, end p1, k2 – 30(30-32-32-34-34) sts. From here, continue to work 3 sts at front edge in pat as established while working remaining sts in St st.

Shape Armhole Edge: Work one row even.  Bind off 4(3-2-2-2-2) sts at beg of the next 3(4-16-14-9-7) RS rows, 3(2-0-0-0-0) sts at beg of the next 6(9-0-0-0-0) RS rows, then dec 1 st at beg of every RS row 0(0-0-4-16-20) times.


Right Front

Work same as left front until there are 61(61-65-65-69-69) sts on needle, end on RS.  To shape raglan armhole, bind off and dec at beg of WS rows instead of RS rows.


Finishing

Sew raglan armhole edges of fronts to sleeve caps.  With RS facing, using crochet hook, work in sc across back neck edge, gathering slightly if narrower back neck is desired.  Sew side and sleeve seams.