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Phyllis from Patons Knitting Book No. 206

Classic ribbed knit jumper with shirt collar and long or short sleeve options

Materials

Patons Azalea Crochet Wool.

Quantities

  Dark Light
Short Sleeves 5ozs 4ozs
Long Sleeves 5ozs 6ozs

Knitting Needles- 1 pair each UK Nos. 11/3mm/US 3 and UK 12/2.25mm/US 2

A Medium Sized Crochet Hook

One Pair of Shoulder Pads.

Three Buttons.

Measurements

Length from top of shoulder - 21½ ins.
Width all round at under-arm - 34 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 8½ stitches to the inch in width (slightly stretched).

Pattern

The Front

Using No. 11 Needles and Dark Wool.

cast on 116 stitches.

** 1st row: K1, * K2, P2, repeat from* to last 3 sts, K3.

2nd row: K1, * P2, K2, repeat from * to last sts, P2, K1.

Repeat 1st and 2nd rows once, then 1st row once.

6th row: Knit plain. **

Repeat from ** to ** five times.

Using No. 12 Needles, repeat from ** to ** four times.

Using No. 11 Needles, continue in pattern, increasing once at each end of needle in next and every following 6th
row, until there are 148 sts on needle.

Work 23 rows without shaping.

Cast off 14 sts at beginning of each of next 2 rows, then decrease once at each end of needle in next and every
alternate row, until 110 sts remain.

Work 1 row without shaping.

Break off Dark Wool. Join in Light Wool.

In next row, K2tog, knit plain to last 2 sts, K2tog

Continue in pattern, decreasing once at each end of needle in every alternate row, until 100 sts remain.

Work 35 rows without shaping.

In next row, work 39 sts in pattern, cast off 22 sts (loosely), work in pattern to end of row.

Continue in pattern on last 39 sts, decreasing once at neck edge in every row, until 30 sts remain.

Work 10 rows without shaping.

Shape for shoulder as follows:

1st row: Work in pattern to last 10 sts, turn.

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

3rd row: Work in pattern to last 20 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 (100 sts)

Work 27 rows without shaping.

In next row, work 50 sts in pattern, turn.

Continue in pattern, on these 50 sts, until arm-hole measures same as Front arm-hole, ending at neck edge.

Shape for shoulder as follows:

1st row: Work in pattern to last 10 sts, turn.

2nd and 4th rows: Work in pattern to end of row.

3rd row: Work in pattern to last 20 sts, turn.

5th row: Work in pattern to last 30 sts, turn.

6th row: Like 2nd row. Cast off.

Join in wool at centre back, and work on remaining sts to correspond with other side.

The Short Sleeves

Using No. 12 Needles and Light Wool, cast on 92 stitches.

Work as given from ** to ** for Front, once.

Using No. 11 Needles, continue in pattern, increasing once at each end of needle in next and every following 4th row, until there are 116 sts on needle.

Work 1 row without shaping.

** Cast off 4 sts at beginning of each of next 2 rows, then 3 sts at beginning of each of following 2 rows.

Decrease once at each end of needle in next and every alternate row, until 46 sts remain.

Cast off. **

Work another Sleeve in same manner.

The Long Sleeves

Using No. 11 Needles and Light Wool, cast on 60 stitches.

Work as given from ** to ** for Front, five times.

Continue in pattern, increasing once at each end of needle in next and every following 6th row, until there are 116 stitches 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.

The Collar

Using No. 12 Needles and Dark Wool, cast on 64 stitches.

1st row: Knit plain.

Repeat 1st row three times.

Continue in Garter Stitch, decreasing once at each end of needle in next and every following 4th row, until 54 sts remain.

Work 2 rows without shaping. Cast off.

Work another Piece in same manner.

To Make Up Jumper

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

Sew up side shoulder and sleeve seams.

Sew in sleeves, placing seam to seam.

Using Crochet Hook work 2 rows of dc (US single crochet) along back opening, making 3 buttonhole loops on right side in 2nd row.

Sew collar pieces in position.

Sew shoulder pads in position. Sew on buttons to correspond with loops.


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