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Nancy from Patons Knitting Book No. 206

Faux bias jumper/sweater with crew neck and long or short sleeves

Materials

Patons Bonny Sports Wool.

Quantities
Long Sleeves - 1 lb 4oz
Short Sleeves - 1 lb

Knitting Needles 1 pair UK No 3/6.5mm/US 10½

A Crochet Hook.

One Pair of Shoulder Pads.

Three Press Studs.

Measurements

Length from top of shoulder - 21½ ins.
Width all round at under-arm - 34 ins.
Length of sleeve from under-arm
Long - 17½ ins. (or length desired)
Short - 5½ ins.

Tension

To get these measurements it is absolutely necessary to work at a tension to produce 3 patterns to 1 inch in width. 1 pattern is 2 sts wide

The Pattern

Close-up of the pattern stitch

closeup of the pattern stitch

The Front

Cast on 97 stitches.

** 1st row: * Knit second st on left-hand needle, but before slipping it off, knit first st, slip both sts off
needle together, repeat from * to last st, K1.

2nd row: * Purl second st on left-hand needle, but before slipping it off, purl first st, slip both sts off needle together, repeat from * to last st, K1. **

Repeat from ** to ** three times.

Keeping continuity of pattern, decrease once at each end of needle in next and every following 6th row three times.
(89 sts)

Work 9 rows without shaping.

Increase once at each end of needle in next and every following 4th row, until there are 103 sts on needle.

Work 7 rows without shaping.

Cast off 10 sts at beginning of each of next 2 rows, then decrease once at each end of needle in next and every
alternate row, until 71 sts remain.

Continue 10 pattern without shaping until work measures 20 ins. from commencement, ending with wrong side facing.

In next row, work 28 sts in pattern, cast off 15 sts, work in pattern to end of row.

Continue in pattern on last 28 sts, decreasing once at neck edge in every alternate row three times (25 sts)

Work 1 row without shaping.

Shape for shoulder as follows:

1st row: K2tog, work in pattern to last 8 sts, turn.

2nd row: Work in pattern to end of row.

3rd row: Work in pattern to last 16 sts, turn

4th row: Like 2nd row. Cast off.

Join in wool at neck edge and work on remaining sts to correspond with other side.

The Back

Work exactly as given for Front until arm-hole shapings have been completed (71 sts)

Continue in pattern without shaping until arm-holes measure same as Front arm-holes.

Shape for shoulders as follows:

1st and 2nd rows: Work in pattern to last 8 sts, turn.

3rd and 4th rows: Work in pattern to last 16 sts, turn.

5th and 6th rows: Work in pattern to last 24 sts, turn.

7th row: Work in pattern to end of row. Cast off.

The Long Sleeves

Cast on 49 stitches.

Work as given from ** to ** for Front, increasing once at each end of needle in 7th and every following 6th row
until there are 73 sts on needle.

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

** K2tog at each end of needle in next and every alternate row, until 47 sts remain, then K3tog at each end of needle in every alternate row, until 27 sts remain.

Cast off purlways. **

Work another Sleeve in same manner.

The Short Sleeves

Cast on 67 stitches.

Work as given from ** to ** for Front, increasing once at each end of needle in 5th and every following 6th row until there are 73 sts on needle.

Continue in pattern without shaping until work measures 5½ ins. from commencement.

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

Work another Sleeve in same manner.

To Make Up Jumper

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

Sew up side, right shoulder and sleeve seams.

Sew up left shoulder seam for 1 inch.

Sew in sleeves, placing seam to seam.

Using Crochet Hook, work 2 rows of dc (US single crochet) along shoulder opening and round neck.

Sew shoulder pads in position. Sew press studs in position on shoulder opening.


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