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Pattern For Sweater 2

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Muench Yarns combines bobbles and cables in this fashionable sweater
worked in Bergamo (100% wool).

MATERIALS: *17 (18), 50 gm balls of Muench Yarns Bergamo; one pair straight knitting needles in size 10-1/2 U.S. or size required to obtain gauge; circular knitting needle 16" long in same size; cable needle (cn)

SIZES: To fit Misses' size Small (Medium). Directions are for smaller size with larger size in parentheses. If only one figure is given, it applies to both sizes.

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS: * Finished Bust: 41 (44-1/2) in.
* Back Length: 22 (23) in.

GAUGE: 12 sts and 18 rows = 4 in. with Muench Yarns BERGAMO in stock st. (TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.)

STITCH ABBREVIATIONS: Bobble = Work 5 sts (= [k 1, k1tbl] twice, k 1) into 1 st. Work 4 rows in k3tog tbl and k2tog, then sl first of these 2 sts over 2nd st.
C3F = cross 3 front: Sl 3 sts on cn and hold in front, k 6, then k 3 from cn.
C6B = cross 3 back: Sl 6 sts on cn and leave in back, k 3, then k 6 from cn.

DIRECTIONS

BACK: With straight ndls, CO 62 (67) sts. Work in stock st until piece meas 13 in. from beg. Shape armholes: BO at each edge at beg or EOR: 2 sts once, 1 st 3 times. Dec 1 st at each edge every 4th row twice -- 48 (53) sts. Work even until piece meas 21-1/4 (22) in. from beg. Shape neck/shoulders: BO center 16 (17) sts. Join another ball of yarn and working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, BO 2 sts at each neck edge once on 2nd foll row; AT THE SAME TIME, BO at each armhole edge at beg of EOR: 5 sts twice, then 4 (6) sts once.

FRONT: With straight ndls, CO 77 (83) sts. Row 1 (RS): Work edge st, k 14 (17) for stock st; foll Chart for Bobble Pat from A to B 3 times, then from A to C once for a total of 47 sts; k 14 (17) for stock st, work edge st. Cont even in est pats until pieces meas 13 in. from beg. Shape armholes: Shape armholes same as Back and then work even until piece meas 20 (20-1/2) in. from beg -- 63 (69) sts. Shape neck: BO center 15 sts. Join another ball of yarn and working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarm, BO at each neck edge at beg of EOR: 4 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st twice, work k2tog twice over each cable. Work even until piece meas 21-1/4 (22) in. from beg. Shape shoulders: BO at each armhole edge at beg of EOR: 5 sts twice, then 6 (9) sts once, on last dec work k2tog 2 (3) times.

SLEEVES: With straight ndls, CO 45 sts. Work in stock st. For bell sleeves: Mark every 9th st on 5th row 4 times and k this st tog with preceding st. Rep these decs on every 4th row 4 times -- 25 sts. When piece meas 8 (7) in. from bg, inc 1 st at each end once, then 1 (0) st on every 6th row 3 times, 1 st on 4th row 6 (10) times and 1 st EOR 1 (3) times -- 47 (53) sts. Work even until piece meas 18 in. from beg. Shape cap: BO at each edge at beg of EOR: 3 sts once, 2 sts twice, 1 st 7 times. BO at each edge at beg of EOR: 2 sts twice (2 sts once and 3 sts once). BO rem 11 (15) sts.

FINISHING: Block pieces to meas, cover with a damp cloth and allow to dry. Join all seams. Sew Sleeves in position. Collar: With RS facing, using circular ndl, PU 64 sts evenly around neck edge. P 1 rnd. Work in k 2, p 2 rib for 501/4 in. BO.>

 

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