NEON ZING

Knit Today Magazine - - Neon Zing -

When it comes to uber trends like gor­geous knit­ted neon, you can ei­ther blast it out in a full-on ex­plo­sion of bright­ness, or use it to en­hance teeny tiny de­tails or great struc­ture. What­ever your pref­er­ence, Sarah Hat­ton’s sim­ple jumper is one you’ll want to make, just re­verse the colour com­bi­na­tion for a bolder fin­ish.

BACK Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles and yarn A, cast on 109 ( 119: 133: 147: 161) sts. Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1. Row 2 (WS): *P1, k1, rep from * to last st, p1. Th­ese 2 rows set rib.

Work a fur­ther 4 rows in rib, dec 1 st at end of last row. 108 ( 118: 132: 146: 160) sts Change to 4mm nee­dles. ** ***Beg with a knit row, work­ing in st (through­out) cont un­til back meas 16 ( 17: 18: 19: 20) cm, 6¼ ( 6½ :7: 7½ :8) in, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Next row (RS): K2, s1, k1, psso, knit to last 4 sts, k2­tog, k2. 106 ( 116: 130: 144: 158) sts Work­ing all decs as set by last row, dec 1 st at each end of three foll 16th rows. 100 ( 110: 124: 138: 152) sts Cont straight un­til back meas 40 ( 41: 42: 43: 44) cm, 15¾ ( 16: 16½: 17: 17¼) in, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

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Shape raglan arm­holes Next row (RS): Cast off 4 ( 4: 5: 5: 6) to end. 96 ( 106: 119: 133: 146) sts Next row (WS): Cast off 4 ( 4: 5: 5: 6) pfb, purl to last 5 sts, pfb, p4. 94 ( 104: 116: 130: 142) sts Next row: K2, p1, C3B, k1, C3F, p1, s1,

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k1, psso (raglan dec), knit to last 13 sts, k2­tog (raglan dec), p1, C3B, k1, C3F, p1, k2. 92 ( 102: 114: 128: 140) sts Next row: P2, k1, p7, k1, (p2­tog – raglan dec) 0 ( 1: 1: 1: 1) times, purl to last 11 ( 13: 13: 13: 13) sts, (p2­tog tbl – raglan dec) 0 ( 1: 1: 1: 1) times, k1, p7, k1, p2. 92 ( 100: 112: 126: 138) sts Th­ese 2 rows set raglan arm­hole shap­ing and ca­ble patt. **** Not­ing that ca­ble patt will be worked on 3rd and ev­ery foll 4th row, cont as folls:

1st size only Work 6 rows dec 1 st at each end as set on 3rd row. 90 sts

2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th sizes only Work ( 2: 8: 20: 26) rows dec 1 st at each end as set on ev­ery row. ( 96: 96: 86: 86) sts

All sizes Dec 1 st at each end as set on 1st and 22 ( 25: 24: 19: 18) foll alt rows. Work 1 row. Leave rem 44 ( 44: 46: 46: 48) sts on a holder.

POCKET LIN­ING (MAKE 2) Us­ing 4mm nee­dles and yarn B, cast on 22 sts. Beg with a knit row, work 34 rows in Leave th­ese sts on a holder.

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FRONT Work as given for back to **. Beg with a knit row work 34 rows in st st. Next row (RS): K6 ( 11: 18: 25: 32), p22, k52, p22, k6 ( 11: 18: 25: 32). Next row (WS): P6 ( 11: 18: 25: 32), k22, p52, k22, p6 ( 11: 18: 25: 32).

L

102-107

40-42

112

44

65

25½

47

18 ½

XL

112-117

44-46

124

48¾

67

26½

47

18½

XXL

122-127

48-50

138

54¼

69

27¼

47

18 ½

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