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Hope from Patons Knitting Book No. 206

vintage women's crew neck jumper with ribbed and garter stitch panels

Materials

Patons Azalea Crochet Wool.

Quantities
Short Sleeves - 8 ozs.
Long Sleeves - 10 ozs.

Knitting Needles 1 pair UK No. 10/3.25mm/US 3

A Medium Sized Crochet Hook

One Pair of Shoulder Pads.

Four Buttons.

Measurements

to fit 34-35 inch bust
Length from top of shoulder - 21½ ins.

Length of sleeve from under-arm
Short - 5 ins.
Long - 17½ ins. (or length desired)

Tension

To get these measurements it is absolutely necessary to work at a tension to produce 8 stitches to the inch in width.

Pattern

The Front

Cast on 125 stitches.

1st row: K3, * (P1, K3) eleven times, P31, (K3, P1) eleven times, K3.

2nd row: K1, P2, * (K1, P3) eleven times, K31, (P3, K1) eleven times, P2, K1.

Repeat 1st and 2nd rows seven times.

Keeping continuity of pattern, decrease once at each end of needle in next and every following 8th row, until 109 st remain.

Work 9 rows without shaping.

Continue in pattern, increasing once at each end of needle in next and every following 6th row, until there are
133 sts on needle.

Work 5 rows without shaping.

Cast off 12 sts at beginning of each of next 2 rows, then decrease once at each end of needle in next and every alternate row, until 101 sts remain.

Work 11 rows without shaping.

Proceed as follows:

1st row: K1, P34, (K3, P1) seven times, K3, P34, K1.

2nd row: K35, (P3, K1) seven times, P3, K35.

Repeat 1st and 2nd rows twenty-two times.

Shape for shoulders as follows:

1st and 2nd rows: Work in pattern to last 7 sts, turn

3rd and 4th rows: Work in pattern to last 14 sts, turn

5th and 6th rows: Work in pattern to last 21 sts, turn

7th and 8th rows: Work in pattern to last 28 sts, turn

9th and 10th rows: Work in pattern to last 35 sts, turn

11th row: Work in pattern to end of row. Cast off.

The Back

Work exactly as given for Front.

The Short Sleeves

Cast on 83 stitches.

1st row: K3, * P1, K3, repeat from * to end of row

2nd row: K1, P2, * K1, P3, repeat from * to last 4 sts, K1, P2, K1.

Repeat 1st and 2nd rows four times.

Keeping continuity of pattern, increase once at each end of needle in next and every following 8th row, until there are 95 sts on needle.

Work 3 rows without shaping.

** Decrease once at each end of needle in next and every alternate row, until 31 sts remain. Cast off. **

Work another Sleeve in same manner.

The Long Sleeves

Cast on 59 stitches.

1st row: K3, * P1, K3, repeat from * to end of row.

2nd row: K1, P2, * K1, P3, repeat from * to last 4 sts, K1, P2, K1.

Repeat 1st and 2nd rows eleven times.

Keeping continuity of pattern, increase once at each end of needle in next and every following 8th row, until there are 95 sts on needle.

Continue without shaping until work measures 17½ ins (or length desired) from commencement.

Work as given from ** to ** for Short Sleeves.

Work another Sleeve in same manner.

To Make Up Jumper

With a slightly damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly.

Sew up side and sleeve seams.

Sew up shoulder seams for 2½ ins.

Sew in sleeves, placing seam to seam.

Using Crochet Hook, work 1 row of dc (US single crochet) round neck opening, making 2 buttonhole loops on each front shoulder.

Work 1 row of dc round lower edge of Jumper and sleeves.

Sew shoulder pads in position.

Sew on buttons to correspond with loops.


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