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Coast Line

Free vintage knitting pattern - Coast line women's pullover.

Materials

7 skeins (short sleeves), 8 skeins (long sleeves), "SunGlo'' shrinkproof 3-ply fingering wool, or "Sun-Glo" shrinkproof crepe wool, shade No. 2195 (Maize).

1 pair old UK No. 12 / US 2 / Metric 2.75mm needles.

1 set of 4 old UK No. 10 / US 3 / Metric 3.25mm double pointed needles (or a circular needle of appropriate size)

4 small Buttons.

Size

Length from top of shoulder 20 inches.

Bust 32/34 inches.

Length of sleeve seam 5½ inches.

NOTE: For 36 inch bust, use old UK No. 9 / US 5 / Metric 3.75mm instead of old UK No. 10 / US 3 / Metric 3.25mm needles.

Gauge

7 sts. 1 inch. 12 rows 1 inch.

Pattern

Back

Using smaller needles, cast on 95 sts.

Work as follows, working 1st row into back of sts.

1st Row (wrong side): K1, * yo, sl 1, k1, repeat from * to end.

2nd Row: * K1, k2tog tbl, repeat from * to last st, k1.

Repeat the last 2 rows for 3½ inches.

Change to larger needles, and continue in pattern, increasing 1 st each end of every 6th row until increased to 115 sts.

When work measures 12½ inches shape armholes by casting off 4 sts at the beginning of the next 2 rows.

Work K2tog each end of the next 4 rows, then every 2nd row 4 times.

When armholes measure 4 inches work 39 sts, (leave on a spare needle), cast off 13 sts, work 39 sts.

Continue on last 39 sts and k2tog at centre back edge every row until decreased to 3 sts.

Cast off.

Join wool and work the other side to correspond.

Front

Work the same as for back until armhole measures 2½ inches.

Next Row: Work 33 sts, (leave on a spare needle), cast off 25 sts, work 33 sts.

Continue on last 33 sts and k2tog at centre front edge every row until decreased to 18 sts, then every 2nd row until decreased to 3 sts.

Cast off.

Join wool at centre front and work other side to correspond.

Yoke

Join the 3 sts of each shoulder.

Using circular or dpn needles (old UK size 10 / US 3 / Metric 3.25mm) needles, with right side of work towards you, pick up and k 42 sts from centre back to shoulder, 112 sts around front, and 42 sts around remaining half of back (196 sts)

Work backwards and forwards on these sts.

P to end of row, cast on 4 sts.

1st Row : K4, p13, * p3tog, p21, repeat from * to last 15 sts, p3tog, p12 (184 sts)

K 2 rows.

4th Row: P to last 4 sts, k4.

5th Row: K4, p12, * p3tog, p19, repeat from * to last 14 sts, p3tog, p11 (168 sts)

K 2 rows.

8th Row: P to last 4 sts, k4

9th Row: K4, p11, * p3tog, p17, repeat from * to last 13 sts, p3tog, p10 (152 sts)

K 2 rows.

12th Row: P to last 4 sts, k4.

13th Row: K4, p10, * p3tog, p15, repeat from * to last 12 sts, p3tog, p9 (136 sts)

K 2 rows.

16th Row: P to last 4 sts, k4.

17th Row: K4, p9, * p3tog, p13, repeat from * to last 11 sts, p3tog, p8 (120 sts)

K 2 rows.

20th Row: P to last 4 sts, k4.

21st Row: K4, p 8, * p3tog, p11, repeat from * to last 10 sts, p3tog, p7 (104 sts)

K 1 row.

Change to smaller needles and work in rib of k1, p1, for ½ inch.

Cast off in ribbing.

Short Sleeves

Using smaller needles cast on 75 sts.

Work the 2 rows of pattern as for basque for 1½ inches (working 1st row into back of sts.).

Change to larger needles and continue in pattern, increasing 1 st each end of every 4th row until increased to 87 sts.

When sleeve seam measures 5½ inches k2tog each end of every 2nd row until decreased to 47 sts.

When work measures 6 inches from 1st decrease, cast off 12 sts at the beginning of the next 2 rows.

Work remaining 23 sts. for It inches.

Cast off.

Stitch the cast off sts. to side of sts. worked for 1½ inches.

Long Sleeves

Using smaller needles cast on 57 sts.

Work the 2 rows of pattern for 3 inches (working 1st row into back of sts)

Change to larger needles and continue in pattern, increasing 1 st each end of every 8th row until increased to 87 sts.

When sleeve seam measures 18 inches or required length, shape the top the same as for short sleeves.

Shoulder Pads

Using larger needles, cast on 24 sts.

Work 24 rows st.st.

Cast off. Fold in half, pad with cotton wool and sew up edges.

Finishing

Press with a warm iron and damp cloth.

Sew up seams, sew in sleeves and shoulder pads.

Crochet loops on back opening to form buttonholes.

Sew on buttons.


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