CURVED-HEM JUMPER

Em­brace la­dy­like lay­er­ing this sea­son with Sarah Hat­ton’s soft, curved-hem top

Knit Today Magazine - - CONTENTS - Sarah Hat­ton

The lay­er­ing fash­ion trend is set to make its way seam­lessly into au­tumn/win­ter this year. Make sure you’re not be­hind the curve with this gor­geous short-sleeved jumper by the tal­ented Sarah Hat­ton. Worked in cosy Pa­tons Soft Mix, it’s a joy to dress up.

BACK

Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles cast on 103 ( 115: 127: 139: 157) sts.

Row 1 (RS): K2, *p3, k3, rep from * to last 5 sts, p3, k2.

Row 2 (WS): P2, k3, *p3, k3, rep from * to last 2 sts, p2. Th­ese 2 rows set rib. Work 20 rows more in rib, inc 0 ( 0:0: 1: 0) st at each end of last row. 103 ( 115: 127: 141: 157) sts

Change to 4mm nee­dles. Knit 4 rows. Beg with a knit row, work­ing in st st through­out, cont un­til back meas 24 ( 25: 26: 27: 28) cm, 9½ ( 9½ :10¼: 10½ :11) in end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

Shape sleeves

Next row (RS): K2, m1r, knit to last 2 sts, m1l, k2. Next row (WS): Purl. Rep th­ese 2 rows 5 times. 115 ( 127: 139: 153: 169) sts Cast on 14 sts at beg of next 6 rows. 199 ( 211: 223: 237: 253) sts Place marker at each end of last row. Cont as folls: Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2 (WS): K22, purl to last 22 sts, k22. Rows 3 and 4: As rows 1 and 2. Row 5: Knit. Row 6: Purl. Th­ese 6 rows set arm­hole edg­ing. Cont as set un­til work meas 51 ( 53: 55: 57: 59) cm, 20 ( 21: 21¾: 22½ :23¼) in, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

Shape sleeve top and shoul­ders

Next row: Cast off 15 ( 16: 17: 19: 20) sts, knit un­til there are 61 ( 66: 70: 75: 81) sts on right hand nee­dle, turn and leave rem sts on a holder. Work 1 row. Cast off 15 ( 16: 17: 19: 20) sts at beg of next and 2 foll RS rows. Work 1 row. Cast off rem 16 ( 19: 19: 18: 21) sts. With RS fac­ing, re­join yarn to rem sts, cast off 47 ( 47: 49: 49: 51) sts, knit to end. Com­plete to match first side, re­vers­ing all shap­ings.

FRONT

Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles cast on 103 ( 115: 127: 139: 157) sts. Row 1 (RS): K2, *p3, k3, rep from * to last 5 sts, p3, k2. Row 2 (WS): P2, k3, *p3, k3, rep from * to last 2 sts, p2. Th­ese 2 rows set rib. Work 20 rows more in rib, inc 0 ( 0:0: 1: 0) st at each end of last row. 103 ( 115: 127: 141: 157) sts Change to 4mm nee­dles. Knit 4 rows. Beg with a knit row and work­ing in st st through­out cont as folls: Work 2 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

Shape hem

Rows 1 and 2: K6 ( 8:6: 8: 6), w&t, purl to end. Rows 3 and 4: K9 ( 11: 10: 12: 11), w&t, purl to end. Rows 5 and 6: K12 ( 14: 14: 16: 16), w&t, purl to end. Cont in this way work­ing 3 ( 3:4: 4: 5) sts more be­fore wrap­ping st un­til the fol­low­ing 2 rows have been worked. K33 ( 35: 42: 44: 51), w&t, purl to end. Knit 1 row. Next 2 rows: P6 ( 8:6: 8: 6), w&t, knit to end. Next 2 rows: P9 ( 11: 10: 12: 11), w&t, knit to end. Next 2 rows: P12 ( 14: 14: 16: 16), w&t, knit to end. Cont in this way work­ing 3 ( 3:4: 4: 5) sts more be­fore wrap­ping st un­til the fol­low­ing 2 rows have been worked: P33 ( 35: 42: 44: 51), w&t, knit to end.

Beg with a p row cont in st st un­til un­til front meas 24 ( 25: 26: 27: 28) cm, 9½ ( 9½ :10¼: 10½ :11) in end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

Shape sleeves

Next row: K2, m1r, knit to last 2 sts, m1l, k2. Next row: Purl. Rep th­ese 2 rows 5 times. 115 ( 127: 139: 153: 169) sts Cast on 12 sts at beg of next 6 rows. 199 ( 213: 223: 237: 253) sts Place marker at each end of last row. Cont as folls: Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2 (WS): K22, purl to last 22 sts, k22. Rows 3 and 4: As rows 1 and 2. Row 5: Knit. Row 6: Purl. Th­ese 6 rows set arm­hole edg­ing. Cont as set un­til work meas 41 ( 43: 45: 46: 48) cm, 16 ( 17: 17¾: 18: 19) in, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

Shape front neck

Next row: Patt 88 ( 94: 100: 107: 115) sts, turn and leave rem sts on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 4 rows, 6 ( 6:7: 7: 8) foll alt rows, then on 2 foll 4th rows. 76 ( 82: 87: 94: 101) sts Cont as set un­til work meas 51 ( 53: 55: 57: 59) cm, 20 ( 20: 21¾: 22½ :23½) in end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

Shape sleeve top and shoul­ders

Cast off 15 ( 16: 17: 19: 20) sts at beg of next and 3 foll RS rows. Work 1 row. Cast off rem 16 ( 18: 19: 18: 21) sts. With RS fac­ing, re­join yarn to rem sts, cast off 23 sts, knit to end. Com­plete to match first side, re­vers­ing all shap­ings.

MAKING UP & NECK­BAND

Join right shoul­der and sleeve seam, re­vers­ing seam for 5cm at sleeve edge for turn­back. With RS fac­ing, us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles pick up and knit 36 ( 36: 37: 40: 40) sts down left side of neck, 23 sts from front neck, 36 ( 36: 37: 40: 40) sts up right side of neck, 8 sts down right side of back neck, 46 ( 46: 50: 50: 50) sts from back neck and 8 sts up left side of back neck. 157 ( 157: 163: 169: 169) sts Knit 4 rows. Beg with 2nd row, work 15 rows in rib as set on back. Join left shoul­der/sleeve and neck­band seam, re­vers­ing seam for 5cm at sleeve edge for turn­back. Join side seams. Fold back turn­back on sleeves and slip stitch in po­si­tion on shoul­der and side seam.

FANCY

A CHALLE

NGE?

Once the jumper has been made up, fold back the sleeve edge and slip stitch in place

This jumper has a k3, p3 rib at the hem which helps to add to the loose fit and soft fin­ish

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