Free Pattern for Friday!

July 13, 2012 § 1 Comment

It’s Friday the 13th, dear readers! We’d like to celebrate the end of the week by offering up a lovely free pattern by Laura Zukaite, the Enchanted Pullover.

Materials:

Be Sweet Whipped Cream #804 Grape- 45% Kid Mohair/ 45% Merino Wool/ 10% Mulberry Silk, 4(4, 4, 5, 5, 5) balls (50g= 82yards/74m)

Stitch Markers

One pair of US 8-24” circular needles

Tapestry Needle for weaving in ends

Sizes:

Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, 2X Large), 28 (32, 35, 39, 43, 46)” @ chest circumference

Gauge:

16 sts and 22 rows = 4”/10cm using US 8 in Stockinette Stitch

Take time to save time, check your gauge.

Toke Stitch Pattern:

NOTE: this pattern is written to be worked in the round.

Round 1: Knit

Round 2: *yo, k2tog; repeat from *

Round 3: *P1, (p1, k1) into next stitch, pass the p1 over; repeat from *

Round 4: *P1, k1; repeat from *

Repeat these four rounds

Instructions:

Body (knit as one piece):

Using US 8 needles- CO 100 (116, 132, 148, 164, 180) sts, PM and join in a round.

Place another marker at 50 (58, 66, 74, 82, 90) sts from the first marker (this will mark your other side).

Work in 1×1 rib for 2 rounds.

Then work in Yoke Pattern for 1 pattern repeat.

Start working in Stockinette Stitch until piece measures 5 (5, 5, 5 ½, 5 ½, 5 ½)”.

On the following round (and every 1”-2 more times) decrease as follows:

*Work to one stitch before the marker, sl2tog-k1-psso, MM (move the marker); repeat from *,- 88 (104, 120, 136, 152, 168) sts.

Work evenly for 1”.

On the following round (and every 2”- 2 more times) increase as follows:

*Work to one stitch before the marker, M1 (make 1), k2, M1; repeat from *, – 100 (116, 132, 148, 164, 180) sts.

Work evenly until piece measures 16 ½ (17, 17 ½, 18, 18 ½, 19)”.

Then start Armhole Shaping as follows:

Work to 3 sts before first marker, BO6 sts and remove marker.

Work to 3 sts before second marker, BO6 sts and remove marker.

44 (52, 60, 68, 76, 84) sts left on each side.

Work both Front and Back sides the same and still continuing in established pattern:

Next 2 rows: BO2 sts, work till last 2 sts, k2tog.

Next 2 rows: BO1 st, work till last 2 sts, k2tog.

For sizes L, XL, XXL only:

Next 2 rows: BO1 st, work till last two sts, k2tog.

For sizes XL, XXL only:

Next 2 rows: BO1, work till last two sts, k2tog.

34 (42, 50, 54, 58, 66) sts left on each side.

Work evenly in Stockinette st for 2 more rows.

On the following RS row- work 34 (42, 50, 54, 58, 66) front sts, PM, CO 34 (36, 38, 40, 42, 44) sts, PM, work 34 (36, 38, 40, 42, 44) sts.

PM  and join in a round- 136 (156, 176, 188, 200, 220) sts.

Work in Yoke Pattern for one pattern repeat.

On Round 4 of second pattern repeat- decrease as follows:

*P3tog, work to 3 sts before the next marker, K3tog; repeat from *- 120 (140, 160, 172, 184, 204) sts on left needle.

Repeat this decrease on every round 4 of each following pattern repeat- 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) times more, – 40 (60, 64, 76, 72, 92) sts.

Bo all stitches loosely.

Finishing:

Block

Weave in ends

Using crochet hook- sc along the lower armhole’s stockinette stitch section

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