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Sorrento from Sun-Glo Series 105

Lace sweater with long or short sleeves

Materials

4 skeins (short sleeves), 5 skeins (long sleeves)
"Sun-Glo" Shrinkproof 2-ply Fingering Wool, Shade No. 2090 (Powder Blue);

2 prs. needles, UK Nos 10/3.25mm/US 3 and UK 12/2.75mm/US 2

Measurements

Length from top of shoulder, 20";
bust, 32/34";
length of sleeve seam, 4½".
Note: For 36" bust, use UK No 9/3.75mm/US 5 instead of No. 10 needles.

Tension

7 sts, 1"; 9 rows, 1".

Abbreviations

K: Knit.
P: Purl.
St: Stitch.
Tog: Together.
Sl: Slip
Yo: Yarn over
Psso: Pass slip stitch over.
Tbl: Through back of loops.
DC: Double crochet. (US single crochet)
Bl: blue.
St st (Stocking Stitch): K1 row, P1 row alternately.
Garter St: Knit every row.
Moss st: With an uneven number of sts work as follows: K1,* P1, K1, repeat from * to end of row.
Repeat this row throughout.

With an even number of sts work as follows: 1st Row: * K1, P1, repeat from * to end of row.
2nd Row: * P1, K1, repeat from * to end of row.
Repeat 1st and 2nd row alternately.

Pattern

A multiple of 10 sts, plus 2 extra sts

Back

Using No. 12 needles, cast on 100 sts and work in rib of K1, P1, for 3½" (working 1st row into back of sts).

Change to No. 10 needles.

Next Row: * P twice into 1st st, P4, repeat from * to last 5 sts, P twice into each of next 2 sts, P2, P twice into last st (122 sts).

Work in pattern as follows:

1st Row: K3, *yo, sl 2, K1, pass the 2 sl. sts over the K1, k3tog, yo, K4, repeat from * ending with K3 instead of K4.

2nd Row: K1, P3, * yo, P2, yo, P6, repeat from * ending with P3, K1 instead of P6.

3rd Row: K1, * k3tog, yo, K4, yo, sl 2, K1, pass the 2 sl sts over the K1, repeat from * to last st, K1.

4th Row: K1, P1, * yo, P6, yo, P2, repeat from * ending with yo, P1, K1, instead of yo, P2.

Repeat these 4 rows and when work measures 12½" shape armhole by casting off 6 sts at the beginning of the next 2 rows, then K2tog each end of the next 4 rows (102 sts).

Continue in pattern without further shaping, and when armhole measures 5½" shape neck as follows:

Next Row: Work 70 sts in pattern (leave on a spare needle), work 32 sts in pattern.

Continue in pattern on last 32 sts for 1½", then shape shoulder by casting off 8 sts at armhole edge every 2nd row 4 times.

Join wool at neck edge, work 38 sts in pattern (leave on spare needle), work remaining 32 sts in pattern.

Work these 32 sts to correspond with other side.

Front

Work the same as for back until armhole measures 3½"

Next Row: Work 70 sts (leave on spare needle), work 32 sts

Continue in pattern on last 32 sts for 3½", then shape shoulder by casting off 8 sts at armhole edge every 2nd row 4 times.

Join wool at neck edge, work 38 sts (leave on a spare needle), work 32 sts

Continue on these 32 sts and work to correspond with other side.

Short Sleeves

Using No. 12 needles, cast on 80 sts and work in rib of K1, P1, for 1" (working 1st row into back of sts).

Change to No. 10 needles.

Next Row: * P 6, P twice into next st, repeat from * to last 3 sts, P2, P twice into last st (92 sts).

Work in pattern until sleeve seam measures 4½", then K2tog each end of every 2nd row until decreased to 62 sts, then every row until decreased to 32 sts Cast off.

Long Sleeves

Using No. 12 needles, cast on 60 sts

Work in rib of K1, P1, for 3" (working 1st row into back of sts).

Change to No. 10 needles, P1 row, increasing 2 sts (62 sts).

Work in pattern, increasing 1 st each end of every 8th row until increased to 92 sts

When sleeve seam measures 19" or required length, shape the top the same as for short sleeves.

Shoulder Pads

Using No. 10 needles, cast on 46 sts

Work in st st for 6". Cast off.

Fold diagonally, lightly pad with cotton wool and sew up edges.

Neckband

Using No. 12 needles, work the 38 sts at back of neck in rib of K1, P1, for 10 rows, decreasing 1 st each end of every row.

Cast off loosely in ribbing.

Work 38 sts of front in same way.

Using No. 12 needles, pick up and k about 50 sts along one side of neck and work in rib of K1, P1, for 10 rows, decreasing 1 st each end of every row.

Cast off loosely in ribbing, work other side to correspond.

To Make Up

Press with a warm iron and damp cloth.

Sew up seams, sew in sleeves and shoulder pads.

Join corners of neckband neatly.


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