Rib­bon and lace jumper

Azalea shades, satin rib­bon and del­i­cate lace de­tails com­bine in this de­light­fully girly knit By Louisa Hard­ing

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Louisa Hard­ing's knit has a del­i­cate lace and rib­bon yoke

This gor­geous knit is guar­an­teed to make you stand out from the crowd and draw at­ten­tion to your face and eyes – thanks to the beau­ti­fully de­tailed lacy yoke, which is knit­ted in the round af­ter the body is com­pleted flat. The com­bi­na­tion of del­i­cate azalea hues, lace and rib­bon makes this a knit to spoil your­self with.

Ma­te­ri­als

A Yarn 4 ( 4:5: 5) x 100g balls of Louisa Hard­ing Azalea in Haze (shade 201) A Nee­dles A pair of 4mm (UK 8, US 6) A 4mm (UK 8, US 6) 60cm long cir­cu­lar nee­dle A 3.75mm (UK 9, US 5) 60cm long cir­cu­lar nee­dle A 3.5mm (UK 10/11, US 4) 60cm long cir­cu­lar nee­dle A Ac­ces­sories 4 stitch mark­ers

Yarn de­tail

A Louisa Hard­ing Azalea www.de­sign­er­yarn­suk. com 01535 664222 A 100% cot­ton A 100g/240m (262yds) A Hand wash at 30ºC A £5.95

Tension

22 sts and 26 rows to 10cm or 4in square mea­sured over st st us­ing 4mm nee­dles

Spe­cial ab­bre­vi­a­tions

SSK slip 2 sts knit­wise one at a time from the LH nee­dle to the RH nee­dle, insert LH nee­dle tip through both front loops and knit to­gether s1k2­togp slip 1 st from LH nee­dle to RH nee­dle, K2­tog, pass the slipped stitch over the 2 stitches knit­ted to­gether slip stitch marker

SSM A Turn to page 84 for full

list of ab­bre­vi­a­tions BACK AND FRONT (WORK IN ROWS, BOTH THE SAME) Us­ing 4mm nee­dles work pi­cot cast on as folls: *Cast on 7 sts us­ing the ca­ble cast on method, cast off 2 sts, slip st on RH nee­dle back onto LH nee­dle* (5 sts now on LH nee­dle) rep from * to * un­til there are 80 ( 90: 95: 105) sts on RH nee­dle, cast on 3 ( 1:4: 2) sts. 83 ( 91: 99: 107) sts Work 2 rows in g st end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Next row – eye­lets (RS): K2, (yo, k2­tog) to last st, k1. Next row (WS): Knit. Now work 20 rows in lace rib patt set­ting sts as folls: Lace row 1: K0 ( 4:0: 4), p3, (k9, k3­tog, yo, k1, yo, p3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, k0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 2,4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 & 18: P0 ( 4:0: 4), k3, (p13, k3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, p0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 3: K0 ( 4:0: 4), p3, (k7, k3­tog, [k1, yo] twice, k1, p3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, k0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 5: K0 ( 4:0: 4), p3, (k5, k3­tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, K0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 7: K0 ( 4:0: 4), p3, (k3, k3­tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, K0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 9: K0 ( 4:0: 4), p3, (yo, k1, yo, s1k2­togp, k9, p3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, k0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 11: K0 ( 4:0: 4), p3, (k1, [yo, k1] twice, s1k2­togp, k7, p3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, k0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 13: K0 ( 4:0: 4), p3, (k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, s1k2­togp, k5, p3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, k0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 15: K0 ( 4:0: 4), p3, (k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, s1k2­togp, k3, p3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, k0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 17: K0 ( 4:0: 4), p3, (k13, p3) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, k0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 19: K0 ( 4:0: 4), k1, p1, k1, (k14, p1, k1) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, k0 ( 4:0: 4). Lace row 20: P0 ( 4:0: 4), p1, k1, p1, (p14, k1, p1) 5 ( 5:6: 6) times, P0 ( 4:0: 4). Next row – in­crease (RS): K41 ( 45: 49: 53), M1, k42 ( 46: 50: 54). 84 ( 92: 100: 108) sts Next row: Purl. Beg with a k row work 10 rows in st st. Next row – in­crease (RS): K3, M1, k to last 3 sts, M1, k3. 86 ( 94: 102: 110) sts Work 9 rows in st st. Next row – in­crease (RS): K3, M1, k to last 3 sts, M1, k3. 88 ( 96: 104: 112) sts Next row (WS): Purl. Cont to work in st st with­out fur­ther shap­ing un­til work mea­sures 28 ( 28: 30.5: 33) cm, 11 ( 11: 12: 13) in, from cast on edge, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

“I love the

idea of chang­ing this look by us­ing dif­fer­ent rib­bons threaded through the

eye­lets ”

WORK RAGLAN SHAP­ING Next row (RS): Cast off 4 sts, k to end.

84 ( 92: 100: 108) sts Next row (WS): Cast off 4 sts, p to end.

80 ( 88: 96: 104) sts Leave sts on a holder.

SLEEVES (WORK IN ROWS, BOTH THE SAME) Us­ing 4mm nee­dles work pi­cot cast on as folls: *Cast on 7 sts us­ing the ca­ble cast on method, cast off 2 sts, slip st on RH nee­dle back onto LH nee­dle* (5 sts now on LH nee­dle) rep from * to * un­til there are 50 sts on RH nee­dle, cast on 1 st. 51 sts Work 2 rows in g st end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

Next row – eye­lets (RS): K2, (yo, k2­tog) to

last st, k1.

Next row (WS): Knit. Now work 20 rows in lace rib patt set­ting sts as folls:

Lace row 1: P3, (k9, k3­tog, yo, k1, yo, p3) 3

times.

Lace row 2,4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 & 18:

K3, (p13, k3) 3 times.

Lace row 3: P3, (k7, k3­tog, [k1, yo] twice, k1,

p3) 3 times.

Lace row 5: P3, (k5, k3­tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2,

p3) 3 times.

Lace row 7: P3, (k3, k3­tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3,

p3) 3 times.

Lace row 9: P3, (yo, k1, yo, s1k2­togp, k9, p3)

3 times.

Lace row 11: P3, (k1, [yo, k1] twice, s1k2­togp, k7, p3) 3 times.

Lace row 13: P3, (k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, s1k2­togp, k5, p3) 3 times.

Lace row 15: P3, (k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, s1k2­togp, k3, p3) 3 times.

Lace row 17: P3, (k13, p3) 3 times.

Lace row 19: K1, p1, k1, (k14, p1, k1) 3

times.

Lace row 20: P1, k1, p1, (p14, k1, p1) 3

times. Next row (inc): K26, M1, k25. 52 sts Next row: Purl. Beg with a k row work 4 rows in st st.

Next row (inc): K3, M1, k to last 3 sts, M1, k3. 54 sts Work 3 rows in st st. Inc as above on next row and 4 ( 4:8: 8) foll 4th rows to 64 ( 64: 72: 72) sts.

Next row (WS): Purl. Cont to work in st st un­til work mea­sures 35.5cm (14in) from cast on edge, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Work raglan shap­ing Next row (RS): Cast off 4 sts, k to end.

60 ( 60: 68: 68) sts Next row (WS): Cast off 4 sts, p to end.

56 ( 56: 64: 64) sts Leave sts on a holder.

JOIN RAGLANS With RS of 1st sleeve fac­ing and us­ing 4mm cir­cu­lar nee­dle, k56 ( 56: 64: 64) across sts left on holder for 1st sleeve, place stitch marker, k80 ( 88: 96: 104) sts left on holder for front, place stitch marker, k56 ( 56: 64: 64) across sts left on holder for 2nd sleeve, place stitch marker, k80 ( 88: 96: 104) sts left on holder for back, place stitch marker. 272 ( 288: 320: 336) sts Now work in rounds.

Next round: K across 1st sleeve to first marker, SSM, k across front to 2nd marker, SSM, k across 2nd sleeve to 3rd marker, SSM, k across back to 4th marker, SSM.

Next round (dec): K3, k2­tog, k46 ( 46: 54: 54), k2­tog tbl, k3, SSM, k3, k2­tog, k70 ( 78: 86: 94), K2­tog tbl, k3, SSM, k3, k2­tog, k46 ( 46: 54: 54), k2­tog tbl, k3, SSM, k3, k2­tog, k70 ( 78: 86: 94), k2­tog tbl, k3, SSM. 264 ( 280: 312: 328) sts

Next round: K across 1st sleeve to first marker, SSM, k across front to 2nd marker, SSM, k across 2nd sleeve to 3rd marker, SSM, k across back to 4th marker, SSM.

Next round (dec): K3, k2­tog, k44 ( 44: 52: 52), k2­tog tbl, k3, SSM, k3, k2­tog, k68 ( 76: 84: 92), k2­tog tbl, k3, SSM, k3, k2­tog, k44 ( 44: 52: 52), k2­tog tbl, k3, SSM, k3, k2­tog, k68 ( 76: 84: 92), k2­tog tbl, k3, SSM. 256 ( 272: 304: 320) sts

Next round: K across 1st sleeve to first marker, SSM, k across front to 2nd marker, SSM, k across 2nd sleeve to 3rd marker, SSM, k across back to 4th marker, SSM. The last 2 rounds set the raglan decs. Rep the last 2 rounds 10 times more work­ing decs as set above. 176 ( 192: 224: 240) sts

Next round: Knit across round dis­card­ing

1st, 2nd and 3rd stitch mark­ers, leav­ing 4th stitch marker to mark the end of each round.

Change to 3.75mm cir­cu­lar nee­dle and work 4 rounds in eye­let patt as folls: Eye­let round 1: Knit, SSM. Eye­let round 2: Purl, SSM.

Eye­let round 3 – eye­lets: (yo, k2­tog) to

stitch marker, SSM.

Eye­let round 4: Purl, SSM. Now work 32 rounds in lace yoke patt as folls: Lace yoke round 1: (K9, k3­tog, yo, k1, yo,

p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Lace yoke round 2 and 6 foll alt rounds:

(K13, p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Lace yoke round 3: (K7, k3­tog, [k1, yo] twice, k1, p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Lace yoke round 5: (K5, k3­tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM.

Lace yoke round 7: (K3, k3­tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Lace yoke round 9: (yo, k1, yo, S1k2­togp, k9, p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Lace yoke round 11: (K1, [yo, k1] twice, yo,

s1k2­togp, k7, p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Lace yoke round 13: (K2, yo, k1, yo, k2,

s1k2­togp, k5, p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Lace yoke round 15: (K3, yo, k1, yo, k3,

s1k2­togp, k3, p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Lace yoke round 16: (K13, p3) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Work lace rounds 1-12 once more.

Lace yoke round 29: (K2, yo, k1, yo, k2, s1k2­togp, k5, p3­tog) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. 154 ( 168: 196: 210) sts Lace yoke round 30: (K13, p1) 11 ( 12: 14: 15)

times, SSM. Lace yoke round 31: (K3, yo, k1, yo, k3,

s1k2­togp, k3, p1) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. Lace yoke round 32: (K13, P1) 11 ( 12: 14: 15)

times, SSM.

Change to 3.5mm cir­cu­lar nee­dle,

now work 4 rounds in eye­let patt as folls:

Eye­let round 1 – de­crease (RS): (K5, s1k2­togp, k5, p1) 11 ( 12: 14: 15) times, SSM. 132 ( 144: 168: 180) sts

Eye­let round 2: Purl, SSM. Eye­let round 3 – eye­lets (RS): (Yo, k2­tog)

to stitch marker, SSM.

Eye­let round 4: Purl, SSM.

1st & 2nd size Next round: Knit, re­move stitch marker.

3rd & 4th size Next round (dec): (K4, k2­togp, k5, p1) 14 ( 15) times, SSM. 154 ( 165) sts

All sizes Turn work and work pi­cot cast off as folls on WS. Cast off 5 sts knit­wise, *us­ing last st on LH nee­dle cast on 2 sts, cast off 7 sts knit­wise, rep from * to end un­til all sts cast off.

MAKING UP Sew in all ends, press and block. Join side and sleeve seams.

Thread a fine rib­bon through the eye­lets in neck edg­ing (op­tional).

The lace pat­tern in the yoke is mir­rored at the waist and the cuffs

The slightly cropped sleeves make this is a great sum­mer op­tion

The pat­tern has eye­lets at the neck to thread a rib­bon through

Pat­tern taken from Louisa Hard­ing Azalea, www. de­sign­er­yarns.uk.com

CHAR­LENE, ART ED­I­TOR

SKILL LEVEL IN­TER­ME­DI­ATE TECH­NIQUES A KNIT­TING IN THE ROUND A LACE PAT­TERN

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