Think Pink Sweater

Lorna`s Laces offers this pretty pink pullover designed in Shepherd Sport combining stockinette stitch with a eyelet pattern on sleeves.

RATING

Intermediate

SIZES

To fit Misses’ sizes Small (Medium, Large, X-Large). Directions are for smallest size with larger sizes in parentheses. It only one figure is given, it applies to all sizes.

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS

  • Finished Bust: 39 (42, 45, 48) in.
  • Back Length: 21/2 (23 1/2, 25 1/2, 26) in.

MATERIALS

  • 7 (7, 8, 8), 2.6 oz/200 yd skeins of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport
  • One pair each straight knitting needles in sizes 3 and 5 U.S. OR SIZE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • Circular knitting needle 16 in. long in size 3 U.S.




GAUGE

6 sts and 8 rows = 1 in. with Lorna’s Laces SHEPHERD SPORT and larger ndls in pat.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

STITCH EXPLANATION

Raglan Decrease Rows:
Knit rows: K 1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k 1.
Purl rows: P 1, p2tog, purl to last 3 sts, p2tog tbl, p 1.

PATTERN STITCH

front and backStockinette Stitch & Eyelet Pattern (for Sleeves):
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: Purl.
Rows 5 & 6: Knit.
Row 7: (K2tog, yo) across, end k 1. Row 8: Knit.
Rep Rows 1 – 8 for St st and Eyelet pat.

BACK

With smaller straight ndls, CO 119 (125, 137, 143) sts. Work 6 rows St st.
Turning row (RS): (K2tog, yo) across row, ending with k 1.
Next row (WS): Purl dec 1 st at end of row. With larger straight ndls, work in St st until piece meas 14 (14, 15, 15) in. above turning row.
Raglan shaping: BO 10 (10, 11, 11) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Foll dec row pat, dec 1 st each side every 3rd row 6 (4, 4, 6) times, then dec 1 st each side EOR 28 (31, 35, 34)
times. BO rem 30 (34, 36, 40) sts.

FRONT

Work same as Back until piece meas 20 1/2 (2 1/2, 22 1/2, 23) in. from beg.
Shape neck: BO center 18 (20, 20, 22) sts. Joining another ball of yarn and working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, cont raglan shaping as for Back: AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st each neck edge EOR 6 (7, 8, 9) times. Fasten off.

SLEEVES

sleevesWith smaller straight ndls, CO 82 (84, 88, 94) sts. Work 6 rows St st, dec 1 st at each edge on every RSR – 76 (78, 82, 88) sts.

With larger straight ndls, work in St st and Eyelet pat, inc 1st each side every 2 rows 3 times, then every 3rd row 6 times (EOR 2 TIMES, every 3rd row 6 times; EOR 12 times; EOR 10 times) -(96, 106, 108) sts. Cont even in est Sleeve pat until piece meas 3 in. above turning row.
Shape cap: Maintaining pat, BO 10(10, 11, 11) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Foil dec row pat, dec 1 st each side EOR 28 (31,35, 34) times, then every 3rd row 6 (4, 4, 6) times. BO rem 6 sts.

FINISHING

Sew Sleeves in place. Sew side and Sleeve seams. Neck edging: With RS facing and circular ndl, PU 112 (114, 116, 120) sts around neck edge. Do not join. Work 4 rows St st. Work turning row as for Sleeves and body, then 4 more rows St st. BO loosely. Turn hems on Sleeves, body and neck to WS and sew loosely in place.




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  • May 1, 2016 at 8:39 pm
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    Are you a spin-off of the Knit-n-Style magazine? It was one of my favourites! I really miss it!

    I was wondering if the Think Pink Sweater could be made in the round. Do you have any suggestions?

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