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Toni from Patons Knitting Book No. 206

Lady's long sleeve cardigan with allover cables

Materials

Patons Totem Knitting Wool

Quantity - 1 lb.

Knitting Needles - 1 pair each UK Nos. 8/4mm/US 6 and UK 10/3.25mm/US 3

One Pair of Shoulder Pads.

Eight Buttons.

Measurements

to fit 33-34 inch bust
Length from top of shoulder - 19½ ins.
Length of sleeve from under-arm - 17½ ins.(or length desired )

Tension

To get these measurements it is absolutely necessary to work at a tension to produce 2 patterns to 2½ inches in width.

Pattern

The Left Front

Using No. 10 Needles, cast on 50 stitches.

1st row: * K1, P1, repeat from * to last 2 sts, K2 .

Repeat 1st row twenty-nine times.

Using No. 8 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K1, P1, * K2, P2, repeat from * to last 8 sts, (K1, P1) three times, K2.

2nd row: (K1, P1) four times,* K2 , P2, repeat from * to last 2 sts, K2.

Repeat 1st and 2nd rows twice.

Proceed as follows:

** 1st row: K1, P1, * slip next 4 sts on to a spare needle, and hold at back of work, K2, then P2, K2 from spare needle (working of these 6 sts will now be termed "Twist," throughout) (P2, K2) twice, P2, repeat from * to last 16 sts, "Twist," P2, (K1, P1) three times, K2.

2nd row: (K1, P1) four times,* K2, P2, repeat from * to last 2 sts, K2.

3rd row: K1, P1, * K2, P2, repeat from * to last 8 sts, (K1, P1) three times, K2.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows once, then 2nd row once.

7th row: K1, P1, (K2, P2) twice, * "Twist," (P2, K2) twice, P2, repeat from * to last 8 sts, (K1, P1) three times, K2.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows twice, then 2nd row once. **

Continue in pattern, as given from ** to **, increasing once at beginning of needle in next and every following 8th row, until there are 55 sts on needle (working extra sts in purl fabric).

Work 7 rows in pattern, without shaping.

Cast off 7 sts at beginning of next row, then decrease once at beginning of needle in every alternate row, until 41 sts remain.

Work 19 rows in pattern without shaping.

In next row, work 31 sts in pattern, turn, leave remaining 10 sts on a spare needle.

Continue in pattern, decreasing once at neck edge in every row, six times (25 sts), then decrease once at neck edge in next and every alternate row, until 22 sts remain.

Work 1 row without shaping.

Shape for shoulder as follows:

1st row: Work in pattern to last 7 sts, turn.

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

3rd row: Work in pattern to last 14 sts, turn.

5th row: Like 2nd row. Cast off.

The Right Front

Work to correspond with Left Front, working border and shapings at opposite ends of needle and making a button-hole in 5th and 6th and every following 17th and 18th rows six times (7 buttonholes).

To make a buttonhole:

1st row: K2, P1, K1, cast off 2 sts, work to end of row.

2nd row: Work to last 4 sts, cast on 2 sts, (P1, K1) twice.

The Back

Using No. 10 Needles, cast on 90 stitches.

1st row: K2, * P1, K1, repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat 1st row twenty-nine times.

Using No. 8 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K1, P1, * K2, P2, repeat from * to last 4 sts, K2, P1, K1.

2nd row: K2, * P2, K2, repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat 1st and 2nd rows twice.

Proceed as follows:

** 1st row: K1, P1, * "Twist," (P2, K2) twice, P2, repeat from * to last 8 sts, "Twist," P1, K1.

2nd row: K2, * P2, K2, repeat from * to end of row.

3rd row: K1, P1, * K2, P2, repeat from * to last 4 sts, K2, P1, K1.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows once, then 2nd row once.

7th row: K1, P1, (K2, P2) twice, * "Twist," (P2, K2) twice, P2, repeat from * to last 16 sts, "Twist," (P2, K2) twice, P1, K1.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows twice, then 2nd row once. **

Continue in pattern as given from ** to **, increasing once at each end of needle in next and every following 8th row, until there are 100 sts on needle (working extra sts in purl fabric).

Work 7 rows in pattern without shaping.

Cast off 7 sts at beginning of each of next 2 rows, then decrease once at each end of needle in next and every
alternate row, until 72 sts remain.

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 7 sts, turn.

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

5th and 6th rows: Work in pattern to last 22 sts, turn

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

The Sleeves

Using No. 10 Needles, cast on 50 stitches.

1st row: K2, * P1, K1, repeat from * to end of row

Repeat 1st row twenty-three times.

Using No. 8 Needles, proceed as follows:

1st row: K1, P1, * K2, P2, repeat from * to last 4 sts, K2, P1, K1.

2nd row: K2, * P2, K2, repeat from * to end of row

Repeat 1st and 2nd rows twice.

Proceed as follows:

** 1st row: K1, P1, * "Twist," (P2, K2) twice P2, repeat from * to last 16 sts, "Twist," (P2, K2) twice, P1, K1.

2nd row: K2, * P2, K2, repeat from * to end of row

3rd row: K1, P1, * K2, P2, repeat from * to last 4 sts, K2, P1, K1.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows once, then 2nd row once.

7th row: K1, P1, (K2, P2) twice, * "Twist," (P2, K2) twice, P2, repeat from * to last 8 sts, "Twist," P1, K1.

Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows twice, then 2nd row once. **

Continue in pattern, as given from ** to **, increasing once at each end of needle in next and every following 8th
row, until there are 70 sts on needle (working extra sts in purl fabric).

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

Cast off 2 sts at beginning of each of next 2 rows, then decrease once at each end of needle in next and even alternate row, until 24 sts remain.

Work 1 row without shaping. Cast off.

Work another Sleeve in same manner.

The Neck-Band

Sew up shoulder seams.

With right side of work facing, and using No. 10 needles, slip 10 sts from right front spare needle, knit up 71 sts evenly round neck, then work across 10 sts from left front spare needle (91 sts)

1st row: * K1, P1, repeat from * to last st K1.

Work 6 rows in rib, making a button-hole as before in 3rd and 4th rows.

Cast off in rib.

To Make Up Coat Jumper

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

Sew up side and sleeve seams.

Sew in sleeves, placing seam to seam.

Sew shoulder pads in position.

Sew on buttons to correspond with button-holes.


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