Ticuna

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Scarves/Shawls/Cowls
Women’s Clothing
Designer: 
Norah Gaughan

Shown in size X-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 – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”.

Length – 19 1/2(20-20 1/2-21-21 1/2-22)”.

Scarf – Approximately 8 1/2” wide x 72” long.


Materials

Berroco Ultra Alpaca (100 grs), 4(5-6-7-7-8) hanks #6201 for Vest, 3 hanks for Scarf.

Straight knitting needles, sizes 6 and 8 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

16” Length circular knitting needle, size 6.

Cable needle (cn).

2 St markers.


Gauge

20 sts = 4”;  26 rows = 4” in St st on size 8 needles.

51 sts = 7 1/2”;  26 rows = 4” in Cable Pat on size 8 needles.

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.


Stitch Glossary

CF6

Sl 3 sts to cn and hold in FRONT, k3, then k3 from cn.

CB6

Sl 3 sts to cn and hold in BACK, k3, then k3 from cn.

LT6

Sl 3 sts to cn and hold in FRONT, p3, then k3 from cn.

RT6

Sl 3 sts to cn and hold in BACK, k3, then p3 from cn.


Cable Pattern (Worked over 51 sts)

Row 1 (RS):  (P3, k3) twice, p3, k6, p3, k3, p3, k6, p3, (k3, p3) twice.

Row 2 and all WS rows:  K the k's and p the p's.

Row 3:  Rep Row 1.

Row 5:  (P3, k3) twice, p3, CF6, p3, k3, p3, CB6, p3, (k3, p3) twice.

Row 7:  P3, k3, p3, CF6, k6, p3, k3, p3, k6, CB6, p3, k3, p3.

Row 9: (P3, k3) twice, LT6, k3, (p3, k3) twice, RT6, (k3, p3) twice.

Row 11:  (P3, k3) twice, p3, CF6, p3, k3, p3, CB6, p3, (k3, p3) twice.

Row 12:  Rep Row 2.

Rep these 12 rows for Cable Pat.


Vest

Back

With smaller straight needles, cast on 81(93-105-117-129-141) sts.

Row 1 (RS):  K3, * p3, k3, rep from * across.

Row 2:  P3, * k3, p3, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2 1/2” from beg, end on RS.  Change to larger needles and p the next row, dec 1(3-5-7-9-11) sts evenly spaced across – 80(90-100-110-120-130) sts.  Work even in St st until piece measures 12 1/2” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Armholes:  Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2(2-2-2-4-4) rows, 3 sts at beg of the next 2(2-2-4-4-6) rows, 2 sts at beg of the next 2(4-6-6-4-4) rows, then dec 1 st at each armhole every RS row 3(4-4-4-4-4) times – 56(60-66-70-76-80) sts.  Work even until armholes measure 6(6 1/2-7-7 1/2-8-8 1/2)”, end on WS.

Shape Shoulders and Neck:  Bind off 4(5-6-6-7-6), k until there are 18(18-20-20-22-24) sts on RH needle, join another hank of yarn and bind off center 12(14-14-18-18-20) sts, k to end.  Working both sides at once, bind off 4(5-6-6-7-6) sts at beg of the next row, then 4(4-5-5-6-7) sts at beg of the next 4 rows.  AT THE SAME TIME, bind off 5 sts at each neck edge twice.


Front

With smaller straight needles, cast on 93(105-117-129-141-153) sts.

Establish Cable Pat:  Row 1 (RS):  K3, (p3, k3) 3(4-5-6-7-8) times, place marker, work Row 1 of Cable Pat over 51 sts, place marker, (k3, p3) 3(4-5-6-7-8) times, k3.

Row 2:  P3, (k3, p3) 3(4-5-6-7-8) times, work Row 2 of Cable Pat to next marker, (p3, k3) 3(4-5-6-7-8) times, p3.  Work in pat as established until piece measures 2 1/2” from beg, end on RS.  Change to larger needles.

Dec Row (WS):  P to 1st marker decreasing 0(1-2-3-4-5) sts evenly spaced, work in Cable Pat as established to next marker, p to end decreasing 0(1-2-3-4-5) sts evenly spaced – 93(103-113-123-133-143) sts.  Work even, keeping 51 sts between markers in Cable Pat and 21(26-31-36-41-46) sts on each side in St st until piece measures 12 1/2” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Armholes:  Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2(2-2-2-4-4) rows, 3 sts at beg of the next 2(2-2-4-4-6) rows, 2 sts at beg of the next 2(4-6-6-4-4) rows, then dec 1 st at each armhole edge every RS row 3(4-4-4-4-4) times – 69(73-79-83-89-93) sts.  Work even in pat as established until armholes measure 3(3 1/2-4-4 1/2-5-5 1/2)”, end on WS.

Shape Neck:  Next Row (RS):  Work 22(23-26-26-29-30) sts, join another hank of yarn and bind off center 25(27-27-31-31-33) sts, work to end.  Working both sides at once, bind off 4 sts at each neck edge once, 3 sts once, 2 sts once, then dec 1 st at each neck edge once – 12(13-16-16-19-20) sts each side.  Work even until armholes measure 6(6 1/2-7-7 1/2-8-8 1/2)”, end on WS.

Shape Shoulders:  Bind off 4(5-6-6-7-6) sts at each armhole edge once, then 4(4-5-5-6-7) sts at each armhole edge twice.


Finishing

Steam pieces with hot steam iron and a pressing cloth.  Sew shoulder seams.

Neckband:  With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at center back neck, pick up and 17(18-18-20-20-21) sts to left shoulder seam, 19 sts along left front neck edge, 25(27-27-31-31-33) sts across front neck edge, 19 sts along right front neck edge, then 16(17-17-19-19-20) sts across remaining back neck edge – 96(100-100-108-108-112) sts.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Work even in k2, p2 ribbing for 3/4”.  Bind off all sts in ribbing.

Armbands:  With RS facing, using smaller straight needles, pick up and k74(78-82-86-90-94) sts evenly spaced around entire armhole edge.

Row 1 (WS):  P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across.

Row 2:  K2, * p2, k2, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until armband measures 3/4”, end on WS.  Bind off all sts in ribbing.  Sew side and armband seams.


Scarf

With larger needles, cast on 57 sts.

Establish Cable Pat:  Row 1 (RS):  K3, place marker, work Row 1 of Cable Pat over 51 sts, place marker, k3.

Row 2:  P3, work Row 2 of Cable Pat to next marker, p3.  Work even in pat as established until piece measures approximately 72” from beg, end on WS with Row 12, 1, 2, 3 or 4 of Cable Pat.  Bind off all sts.


Finishing

Steam piece with hot steam iron and a pressing cloth.