Alde­burgh

Fans of vin­tage style will like this short-sleeved top, with its di­a­mond lace body and moss stitch yoke

The Knitter - - Contents - BRON­AGH MISKELLY

Light­weight lace top

(also shown on chart) (worked over 11 sts) Row 1 (RS): (K2­tog, yo) twice, K3, (yo, SSK) twice. Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl. Row 3: K2, yo, SSK, yo, sk2po, yo, K2­tog, yo, K2. Row 5: K3, yo, SSK, yo, sk2po, yo, K3. Row 7: K4, (yo, SSK) twice, K3. Row 9: K2, K2­tog, yo, K1, (yo, SSK) twice, K2. Row 11: K1, (K2­tog, yo) twice, K1, (yo, SSK) twice, K1.

BACK

Us­ing 3mm straight nee­dles, cast on 107 ( 113: 119: 125: 133: 139: 145: 149: 157: 163) sts. Row 1 (RS): K2, *P1, K1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, K1. Row 2 (WS): P2, *K1, P1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, P1. Cont in rib un­til work meas 7 ( 7: 7: 7: 8: 8: 8: 8: 9: 9) cm from cast-on edge, end­ing af­ter a WS ( WS: RS: WS: WS: WS: WS: RS: WS: WS) row. Sizes 12 and 22 only Next row (WS): Rib - (-:60:-:-:-:-: 75:-:-), M1, rib to end. All sizes 107 ( 113: 120: 125: 133: 139: 145: 150: 157: 163) sts. Change to 3.25mm straight nee­dles.

LACE SEC­TION

Next row (RS): K3 ( 2: 2: 1: 1: 4: 4: 2: 3: 1), *work Row 1 of Lace patt from chart or writ­ten pat­tern, K4 ( 3: 4: 3: 4: 4: 3: 4: 3: 4); rep from * 5 ( 6: 6: 7: 7: 7: 8: 8: 9: 9) more times, work Row 1 of Lace patt, K to end. Next row: P3 ( 2: 2: 1: 1: 4: 4: 2: 3: 1), *work Row 2 of Lace patt, P4 ( 3: 4: 3: 4: 4: 3: 4: 3: 4); rep from * 5 ( 6: 6: 7: 7: 7: 8: 8: 9: 9) more times, work Row 2 of Lace patt, P to end. These two rows set po­si­tion of Lace pat­tern and stock­ing st. Cont straight un­til 20 pat­tern rows are com­plete.

BUST SHAP­ING

Inc row (RS): K1, M1, patt to last st, M1, K1. 109 ( 115: 122: 127: 135: 141: 147: 152: 159: 165) sts. Work straight for 23 rows. Work Inc row again. 111 ( 117: 124: 129: 137: 143: 149: 154: 161: 167) sts. Rep last 24 rows once more. 113 ( 119: 126: 131: 139: 145: 151: 156: 163: 169) sts. Work straight as set un­til 7 full lace reps are com­plete. Work 8 ( 8: 8: 8: 2: 8: 8: 2: 2: 2) more rows straight as set, end­ing af­ter a WS row. Back should meas ap­prox 32 ( 32 : 32 : 32 :32: 33 :33 : 32: 33: 33) cm from cast-on edge.

MOSS STITCH SEC­TION

Next row (RS): K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to last 0 ( 0: 1: 0: 0: 0: 0: 1: 0: 0) sts, K- (-:1:-:-:-:-: 1:-:-). Next row (WS): P1, K0 ( 0: 1: 0: 0: 0: 0: 1: 0: 0), *P1, K1; rep from * to last 2 sts, P2. Work 4 ( 4: 2: 4: 4: 2: 2: 4: 2: 4) more rows straight as set, end­ing af­ter a WS row. Piece should meas ap­prox 34 ( 34: 33 : 34: 33: 34 :34 : 33: 34: 34) cm from cast-on edge.

SHAPE ARM­HOLE

Keep­ing moss st cor­rect, cast off 2 ( 3: 3: 3: 4: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 109 ( 113: 120: 125: 131: 137: 141: 144: 149: 153) sts. Cast off 2 ( 2: 2: 2: 2: 2: 3: 3: 3: 3) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 105 ( 109: 116: 121: 127: 133: 135: 138: 143: 147) sts. Next row (RS): K1, keep­ing moss st cor­rect, work 2tog, patt to last 3 sts, work 2tog, K1. 103 ( 107: 114: 119: 125: 131: 133: 136: 141: 145) sts. Cont to dec as set at each end of 3 ( 3: 5: 5: 6: 8: 7: 7: 9: 9) foll RS rows. 97 ( 101: 104: 109: 113: 115: 119: 122: 123: 127) sts. Work 23 ( 25: 25: 25: 23: 23: 23: 23: 23: 23) more rows straight as set, end­ing af­ter a WS row. Next row (RS): K1, M1, work moss st to last st, M1, K1.

99 ( 103: 106: 111: 115: 117: 121: 124: 125: 129) sts.*** Work 25 ( 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27) rows straight, end­ing af­ter a WS row. Next row (RS): K1, M1, work moss st to last st, M1, K1. 101 ( 105: 108: 113: 117: 119: 123: 126: 127: 131) sts. Work straight un­til arm­hole mea­sures 16 ( 17: 18: 18 :19: 20: 21: 22: 22 : 23) cm, end­ing af­ter a WS row. Next row (RS): Patt 27 ( 28: 28: 30: 31: 31: 32: 33: 33: 35), cast off 47 ( 49: 52: 53: 55: 57: 59: 60: 61: 61) sts for back neck, patt to end. Turn and work on last 27 ( 28: 28: 30: 31: 31: 32: 33: 33: 35) sts only for left shoul­der and left neck shap­ing. Work 1 row straight. Next row (dec) (short row) (RS): K1, work 2tog (1 st dec’d), patt 15 ( 17: 17: 17: 19: 19: 19: 19: 19: 21), w&t. Next row: Patt to end. Next row (dec) (short row) (RS): K1, work 2tog (1 st dec’d), K6 ( 7: 7: 7: 8: 8: 8: 8: 8: 9), w&t. Next row: Patt to end. Next row: Patt to end, work­ing wraps tog with sts. Place rem 25 ( 26: 26: 28: 29: 29: 30: 31: 31: 33) sts on a holder. With WS fac­ing, re­join yarn to right shoul­der sts and patt to end. Next row (dec) (RS): Patt to last 3 sts work 2tog, K1. 1 st dec’d. Next row (short row): Patt 17 ( 19: 19: 19: 21: 21: 21: 21: 21: 23), w&t. Next row (dec): Patt to last 3 sts, work 2tog, K1. 1 st dec’d. Next row (short row): Patt 8 ( 9: 9: 9: 10: 10: 10: 10: 10: 11), w&t. Next row: Patt to end. Next row: Patt to end, work­ing wraps tog with sts. Place rem 25 ( 26: 26: 28: 29: 29: 30: 31: 31: 33) sts on a holder.

FRONT

Work as Back to ***. 99 ( 103: 106: 111: 115: 117: 121: 124: 125: 129) sts. Place a piece of waste yarn at ei­ther end of last row as a fixed marker. Front should meas ap­prox 41 ( 41: 41 : 42: 41 : 43 :43: 42: 43: 43) cm from cast-on edge. Cont straight un­til Front meas 44 ( 45: 44: 44 :44 : 46: 47: 46: 47: 48) cm from cast-on edge [10 ( 11: 10 : 10 :11 : 11 :12 : 13: 13: 14) cm from beg of arm­hole shap­ing], end­ing af­ter a WS row.

SHAPE RIGHT NECK

Next row (RS): Patt 37 ( 38: 40: 42: 43: 44: 45: 47: 46: 48), cast off 25 ( 27: 26: 27: 29: 29: 31: 30: 33: 33), patt to end. Turn and work on these last 37 ( 38: 40: 42: 43: 44: 45: 47: 46: 48) sts only. Work 1 row straight. Fol­low de­creases as given over next sec­tion un­til ‘Shape Right Shoul­der’ AND AT THE SAME TIME, when you have worked 25 ( 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27) rows from mark­ers, inc 1 st at arm­hole edge. Next row (RS): Cast off 3 sts, patt to end. Next row (WS): Patt to end. Next row: Cast off 2 ( 2: 2: 2: 2: 3: 3: 3: 3: 3) sts, patt to end. Next row: Patt to end. Next row K1, work 2 tog, patt to end. Cont 1 st at neck edge of ev­ery RS row to 27 ( 28: 28: 32: 32: 33: 34: 37: 36: 38) sts and then on ev­ery 4th row to 25 ( 26: 26: 28: 29: 29: 30: 31: 31: 33) sts. Cont straight un­til Front matches Back to beg of shoul­der shap­ing, end­ing af­ter a WS row.

SHAPE RIGHT SHOUL­DER

Next row (short row) (RS): Patt 17 ( 19: 19: 19: 21: 21: 21: 21: 21: 23), w&t. Next row (WS): Patt to end. Next row (short row): Patt 8 ( 9: 9: 9: 10: 10: 10: 10: 10: 11), w&t. Next row: Patt to end. Next row: Patt to end, work­ing wraps tog with sts. Place rem 25 ( 26: 26: 28: 29: 29: 30: 31: 31: 33) sts on a holder. Fol­low de­creases as given over next sec­tion un­til ‘Shape Left Shoul­der’, AT THE SAME TIME, when you have worked 25 ( 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27: 27) rows from mark­ers, inc 1 st at arm­hole edge. With WS fac­ing re­join yarn to left shoul­der sts, cast off 3 sts and patt to end. 34 ( 35: 37: 39: 40: 41: 42: 44: 43: 45) sts. Next row (RS): Patt to end. Next row: Cast off 2 ( 2: 2: 2: 2: 3: 3: 3: 3: 3) sts, patt to end. Next row: Patt to last 3 sts, work 2tog, K1. Cont to dec 1 st at neck edge of ev­ery RS row to 27 ( 28: 28: 32: 32: 33: 34: 37: 36: 38) sts and then on ev­ery 4th row to 25 ( 26: 26: 28: 29: 29: 30: 31: 31: 33) sts. Cont straight un­til Front matches Back to beg of shoul­der shap­ing, end­ing af­ter a RS row.

SHAPE LEFT SHOUL­DER

Next row (short row) (WS): Patt 17 ( 19: 19: 19: 21: 21: 21: 21: 21: 23), w&t. Next row (RS): Patt to end. Next row (short row): Patt 8 ( 9: 9: 9: 10: 10: 10: 10: 10: 11), w&t. Next row: Patt to end. Next row: Patt to end, work­ing wraps tog with sts. Place rem 25 ( 26: 26: 28: 29: 29: 30: 31: 31: 33) sts on a holder.

SLEEVES

Us­ing 3mm straight nee­dles, cast on 79 ( 81: 87: 87: 91: 95: 99: 103: 107: 113) sts. Row 1 (RS): K2, *P1, K1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, K1. Row 2 (WS): P2, *K1, P1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, P1. Cont in rib as set un­til work meas 2cm from cast-on edge, end­ing af­ter a RS row. Next row (RS): Rib 4 ( 5: 3: 3: 5: 4: 6: 2: 4: 2), M1, *rib 8 ( 8: 9: 9: 9: 8: 8: 9: 9: 10), M1; rep from * to last 3 ( 4: 3: 3: 5: 3: 5: 2: 4: 1) sts, rib to end. 89 ( 91: 97: 97: 101: 107: 111: 115: 119: 125) sts. Change to 3.25mm nee­dles. Cont in moss st as foll: Row 1 (RS): K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to end. Row 2 (WS): P2, *K1, P1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, P1. Cont in moss st un­til Sleeve meas 5 ( 5: 5: 5: 6 : 6 :6 : 6 :8: 8) cm from cast-on edge, end­ing af­ter a WS row.

SHAPE SLEEVE TOP

Keep­ing moss st cor­rect, cast off 2 ( 3: 3: 3: 4: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 85 ( 85: 91: 91: 93: 99: 101: 103: 105: 109) sts. Cast off 2 ( 2: 2: 2: 2: 2: 3: 3: 3: 3) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 81 ( 81: 87: 87: 89: 95: 95: 97: 99: 103) sts. Next row (dec) (RS): K1, keep­ing moss st cor­rect, work 2tog, patt to last 3 sts, work 2tog, K1. 2 sts dec’d. Work 1 row straight. Rep last 2 rows 12 ( 16: 15: 17: 17: 15: 21: 24: 26: 24) more times, then work dec row again. 55 ( 47: 55: 51: 53: 63: 51: 47: 45: 53) sts. Rep dec row only 12 ( 8: 12: 10: 10: 14: 8: 6: 4: 8) more times. 31 ( 31: 31: 31: 33: 35: 35: 35: 37: 37) sts. Next row (dec) (WS): P1 ( 1: 1: 1: 2: 1: 1: 1: 1: 1), (P2­tog, P1) 10 ( 10: 10: 10: 10: 11: 11: 11: 12: 12) times, P0 ( 0: 0: 0: 1: 1: 1: 1: 0: 0) to end. 21 ( 21: 21: 21: 23: 24: 24: 24: 25: 25) sts. Cast off.

BACK NECK­BAND

Us­ing 3mm cir­cu­lar nee­dles, with RS fac­ing, pick up and knit 4 sts down right back neck, 45 ( 47: 51: 51: 53: 55: 57: 59: 59: 59) across back neck cast-off, and 4 sts up side neck. 53 ( 55: 59: 59: 61: 63: 65: 67: 67: 67) sts. Row 1 (WS): P2, *K1, P1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, P1. Row 2 (RS): K2, *P1, K1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, K1. Work 3 more rows in rib as set. Cast off in rib.

FRONT NECK­BAND

Us­ing 3mm cir­cu­lar nee­dles, with RS fac­ing, pick up and knit 22 ( 22: 26: 28: 28: 30: 30: 32: 32: 33) sts down left side front, 23 ( 25: 25: 25: 27: 27: 29: 29: 31: 31) across cen­tre front cast off, and 22 ( 22: 26: 28: 28: 30: 30: 32: 32: 33) sts up side neck. 67 ( 69: 77: 81: 83: 87: 89: 93: 95: 97) sts. Work as for Back Neck­band.

RIGHT BACK SHOUL­DER TAB

Us­ing 3mm nee­dles, with RS fac­ing, patt across shoul­der sts from holder, pick up and knit 4 ( 5: 5: 5: 4: 4: 5: 4: 4: 4) sts along neck band edge. 29 ( 31: 31: 33: 33: 33: 35: 35: 35: 37) sts. Work as for Back Neck­band.

LEFT BACK SHOUL­DER TAB

Us­ing 3mm nee­dles, with RS fac­ing, pick up and knit 4 ( 5: 5: 5: 4: 4: 5: 4: 4: 4) sts along neck band edge, patt across shoul­der sts from holder. 29 ( 31: 31: 33: 33: 33: 35: 35: 35: 37) sts. Work as for Back Neck­band.

RIGHT FRONT SHOUL­DER TAB

Us­ing 3mm nee­dles, with RS fac­ing, pick up and knit 4 ( 5: 5: 5: 4: 4: 5: 4: 4: 4) sts along neck band edge, patt across shoul­der sts from holder. 29 ( 31: 31: 33: 33: 33: 35: 35: 35: 37) sts. Row 1 (WS): P2, *K1, P1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, P1. Row 2 (RS): K2, *P1, K1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, K1. Row 3 (buttonhole) (WS): Rib 7 ( 7: 7: 7: 7: 7: 7: 7: 7: 9), *K2­tog, yo, rib 6 ( 7: 7: 8: 8: 8: 9: 9: 9: 9); rep from * once more, K2­tog, yo, rib to end. Work 2 more rows in rib as set. Cast off in rib.

LEFT FRONT SHOUL­DER TAB

Us­ing 3mm nee­dles, with RS fac­ing, patt across shoul­der sts from holder, pick up and knit 4 ( 5: 5: 5: 4: 4: 5: 4: 4: 4) sts along neck band edge. 29 ( 31: 31: 33: 33: 33: 35: 35: 35: 37) sts. Row 1 (WS): P2, *K1, P1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, P1. Row 2 (RS): K2, *P1, K1; rep from * to 1 st be­fore end, K1. Row 3 (buttonhole) (WS): Rib 4, *yo, K2­tog, rib 6 ( 7: 7: 8: 8: 8: 9: 9: 9: 9); rep from * once more, yo, K2­tog, rib to end. Work 2 more rows in rib as set. Cast off in rib.

TO MAKE UP

Block gen­tly to mea­sure­ments, fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band. Weave in ends. Sew sleeve seams and side seams. Over­lap shoul­der tabs on each side with front tabs on top and tack in place with spare yarn. Set in sleeves, stitch­ing to both shoul­der tabs at the top. Re­move tack­ing and stitch shoul­der but­tons in place, match­ing but­ton­holes.

The shoul­ders have but­toned open­ings

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