Quonset Worsted

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing

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 (100 grs), #5958 Camp Stove

29” Length circular knitting needle, size 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Straight knitting needles, size 7

Crochet hook, size 4.50 mm (7)

6 St markers


Gauge

18 sts = 4”; 26 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 and are worked from the neck down.


Back/Sleeves

With circular needle, cast on 37(39-41-43-45-47) sts.  DO NOT join.

Row 1 (WS): P2, place marker, p1, place marker, p2, place marker, p27(29-31-33-35-37), 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 – 43(45-47-49-51-53) sts.  Rep this inc every RS row 22(26-30-33-37-40) times more, end on WS – 175(201-227-247-273-293) sts.  Work even if necessary until piece measures 8(9-10-11-12-13)” from beg, end on WS.  

Left Sleeve:  With straight needles, k50(58-66-72-80-86) sts.  Leave remaining sts on circular needle for back and right sleeve.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 5”, end on WS.  Bind off.

Back:  With RS facing, join yarn in first st on circular needle.  Using straight needles, k75(85-95-103-113-121) 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):  K33(38-43-47-52-56), yo, place marker, k2, p1, k1, yo, SSK, p1, k2, place marker, yo, k33(38-43-47-52-56) – 77(87-97-105-115-123) 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 101(111-121-129-139-147) 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 34(34-36-36-38-38) times more, end on WS – 87(87-91-91-95-95) sts.

Next Row (RS):  Bind off 45(45-47-47-49-49) sts (this is the side edge), then k to last 3 sts, end p1, k2 – 42(42-44-44-46-46) 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(4-21-18-10-7) RS rows, 3(2-0-0-0-0) sts at beg of the next 10(15-0-0-0-0) RS rows, then dec 1 st at beg of every RS row 0(0-2-8-26-32) times.


Right Front

Work same as left front until there are 87(87-91-91-95-95) sts on needle, end on RS.  To shape raglan armhole, bind off at beg of WS rows instead of RS rows.


Finishing

Sew raglan armholes 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.