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Re­laxed jumper with a chevron tex­tured yoke

The Knitter - - Contents - Sarah Hat­ton

A SUB­TLE chevron pat­tern formed from knit and purl stitches and lit­tle ca­bles dec­o­rates the yoke of this fem­i­nine sweater. De­signed by Sarah Hat­ton, the gar­ment has a re­laxed fit, tex­tured edg­ings worked in moss stitch, and a keyhole de­tail at the front neck. It is knit­ted in Il­lus­tri­ous DK, which is spun by West York­shire Spin­ners from Falk­land wool and Bri­tish al­paca.

BACK

Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles cast on 99 ( 103: 111: 115: 121: 125: 133: 137) sts. Row 1 (RS): K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to end. This row sets moss stitch. Work 9 rows more as set. Change to 4mm nee­dles. Beg with a K row, work in st st un­til work meas 35 ( 35: 36: 36: 37: 37: 38: 38) cm, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE ARMHOLES

Cast off 6 ( 7: 7: 8: 9: 9: 10: 11) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 87 ( 89: 97: 99: 103: 107: 113: 115) sts. Next row (RS): K2, skpo, knit to last 4 sts, K2­tog, K2. 2 sts dec’d. Next row: P2, P2­tog, purl to last 4 sts, P2­tog tbl, P2. 2 sts dec’d. Th­ese 2 rows set arm­hole shap­ing. Cont dec 1 st as set at each end of next 3 ( 3: 5: 5: 5: 5: 5: 5) foll rows, then on 2 ( 2: 3: 3: 3: 3: 4: 4) foll alt rows. 73 ( 75: 77: 79: 83: 87: 91: 93) sts. Work 3 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. ** Be­gin­ning on st 13 ( 12: 11: 10: 8: 6: 4: 3) and end­ing on st 1 ( 2: 3: 4: 6: 8: 10: 11), work Chart row 1 to end of row. Cont to work as set, work rows 2 to 10 once, then rows 11 to 14 through­out. Cont as set in Chart patt un­til arm­hole meas 20 ( 20: 21: 21: 22: 22: 23: 23) cm, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE SHOUL­DERS

Cast off 8 ( 8: 9: 9: 10: 11: 12: 12) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off 8 ( 9: 9: 10: 10: 11: 12: 13) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 41 ( 41: 41: 41: 43: 43: 43: 43) sts. Leave rem 41 ( 41: 41: 41: 43: 43: 43: 43) sts on a holder for Back neck.

FRONT

Work as given for Back to **. Be­gin­ning on st 13 ( 12: 11: 10: 8: 6: 4: 3) and end­ing on st 1 ( 2: 3: 4: 6: 8: 10: 11), work Chart row 1 to end of row. Cont to work as set, work rows 2 to 10 once.

SHAPE LEFT KEYHOLE

Next row (RS): Patt 35 ( 36: 37: 38: 40: 42: 44: 45) sts as set on row 11 of Chart, K2­tog, turn and leave rem sts on a holder. Next row: K1, work next 35 ( 36: 37: 38: 40: 42: 44: 45) sts as set on row 12 of Chart. Next row: Work 35 ( 36: 37: 38: 40: 42: 44: 45) sts as set on row 13 of Chart, K1. Th­ese 2 rows set Chart place­ment and neck edg­ing st. Cont from row 14 and rep rows 11 to 14 as set on Chart through­out, cont un­til arm­hole meas 12 ( 12: 13: 13: 13: 13: 14: 14) cm, end­ing with WS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE LEFT FRONT NECK

Next row (WS): Cast off 8 sts, patt to end. 28 ( 29: 30: 31: 33: 35: 37: 38) sts Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 7 rows, 2 ( 2: 2: 2: 3: 3: 3: 3) foll alt rows and 3 foll 4th rows. 16 ( 17: 18: 19: 20: 22: 24: 25) sts. Cont with­out shap­ing un­til arm­hole matches Back to start of shoul­der shap­ing, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE SHOUL­DER

Next row (RS): Cast off 8 ( 8: 9: 9: 10: 11: 12: 12) sts, patt to end. Work 1 row. Cast off rem 8 ( 9: 9: 10: 10: 11: 12: 13) sts.

SHAPE RIGHT KEYHOLE

With RS fac­ing, re­join yarn to rem sts, K1, work next 35 ( 36: 37: 38: 40: 42: 44: 45) sts as set on row 11 of Chart. Next row (WS): Work next 35 ( 36: 37: 38: 40: 42: 44: 45) sts as set on row 12 of Chart, K1. Th­ese 2 rows set Chart place­ment and neck edg­ing st.

Cont from row 13 and rep rows 11 to 14 as set on Chart through­out, cont un­til arm­hole meas 12 ( 12: 13: 13: 13: 13: 14: 14) cm, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE RIGHT FRONT NECK

Next row (RS): Cast off 8 sts, patt to end. 28 ( 29: 30: 31: 33: 35: 37: 38) sts. Work 1 row. Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 7 rows, 2 ( 2: 2: 2: 3: 3: 3: 3) foll alt rows and 3 foll 4th rows. 16 ( 17: 18: 19: 20: 22: 24: 25) sts. Cont with­out shap­ing un­til arm­hole matches Back to start of shoul­der shap­ing, end­ing with WS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE SHOUL­DER

Next row (WS): Cast off 8 ( 8: 9: 9: 10: 11: 12: 12) sts, patt to end. Work 1 row. Cast off rem 8 ( 9: 9: 10: 10: 11: 12: 13) sts.

SLEEVES

(both alike) Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles, cast on 37 ( 37: 39: 39: 41: 41: 43: 43) sts. Work 8 rows in moss st as set on Back. Change to 4mm nee­dles. Beg with a K row and work­ing in st st through­out, inc 1 st at each end of 5th and 5 ( 9: 13:-:15: 1: 1: 7) foll 6th ( 6th: 6th: -: 6th: 4th: 4th: 4th) row then on ev­ery foll 8th ( 8th: 8th: 6th: 8th: 6th: 6th: 6th) row to 67 ( 69: 73: 75: 77: 79: 81: 85) sts. Cont with­out shap­ing un­til Sleeve meas 45 ( 45: 45: 45: 46: 46: 46: 46) cm, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE SLEEVE TOP

Cast off 6 ( 7: 7: 8: 9: 9: 10: 11) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 55 ( 55: 59: 59: 59: 61: 61: 63) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next 7 ( 7: 9: 9: 9: 9: 9: 9) rows, 4 ( 4: 4: 4: 2: 5: 3: 6) foll alt rows, 4 ( 4: 4: 4: 6: 4: 6: 4) foll 4th rows, 4 foll alt rows, and 3 foll rows. 11 sts. Cast off rem 11 sts.

MAK­ING UP

Join right shoul­der seam.

NECKBAND

With RS fac­ing, us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles, pick up and knit 27 ( 27: 27: 27: 30: 30: 30: 30) sts down left side of neck, 27 ( 27: 27: 27: 30: 30: 30: 30) sts up right side of neck and knit across 41 ( 41: 41: 41: 43: 43: 43: 43) sts left on a holder for back neck. 95 ( 95: 95: 95: 103: 103: 103: 103) sts. Work 7 rows in moss stitch as set on Back. Cast off in pat­tern. Join left shoul­der and neckband seam. Join side and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves us­ing the set-in method. Block gen­tly to mea­sure­ments, fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band.

Lit­tle keyhole de­tail adds a fem­i­nine touch to the neck­line

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