The glamorous pullover is worked in Plymouth Yarn`s Furlauro with a stripe pattern on the lower edges of the sleeves and body.
To fit Misses’ sizes Small (Medium, Large, X-Large). Directions are for smallest size with larger sizes in parentheses. If only one figure is given, it applies to all sizes.
- Finished Bust: 33 (38, 43 1/2, 48) in.
- Back Length: 22 (23/2, 251/2, 26) in.
- 7 (8, 10, 11), 50 gm/82 yd balls of Plymouth Yarn’s Furlauro *2, 50 gm/187 yd balls of Plymouth Yarn’s 24K (worked double)
- One pair each knitting needles in sizes 10 and 10 1/2 U.S. OR SIZE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
- Circular knitting needle 16 in. long in size 10 1/2 U.S. (for Hood)
- Crochet hook size G/6 U.S.
- Stitch holder
- 3 1/2 sts = 1 in. with Plymouth Yarn’s FURLAURO and 24K on larger ndls in Stripe Pat.
- TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.
NOTE: FURLAURO is worked with a single strand of yarn; 24K is worked with a double strand of yarn.
sc = single crochet: Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, draw yarn through stitch, yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops (= 1 sc).
Stripe Pattern: With 24K held double and larger ndls, p 1 row (WS), then beg with a RSR work 4 rows in rev St st.
With FURLAURO and larger ndls, beg with a RSR work 7 rows in St st.
Rep these 12 rows for Stripe Pat.
BACK: With smaller ndls and FURLAURO, CO 60 (68, 76, 84) sts. Work 4 rows garter st. Change to larger ndls. Work 7 rows St st. Work in Stripe Pat until there are 5 stripes of 24K. Cont in St st with FURLAURO only until piece meas 16 1/2 (16 3/4, 17 1/2, 17 1/4) in., ending with a WSR.
Shape armholes: BO 2 sts at beg of next 4 (6, 8, 8) rows. Dec 1 st at each end EOR 4 (4, 4, 6) times – 44 (48, 52, 56) sts. Work even until piece meas 22 (23/4, 25, 25/2) in. from beg, ending with a WSR.
Shape shoulders: BO 4 sts at beg of next 4 rows. SI rem 28 (32, 36, 40) sts on a holder.
FRONT: Work as for Back until piece meas 20 (21 /4, 23, 23/2) in. from beg, ending with a WSR.
Shape neck: Next row (RS): K 11 sts, join another ball of FURLAURO and BO center 22 (26, 30, 34) sts, k rem 11 sts. Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, dec 1 st at each neck edge EOR 3 times. Work even until piece meas same as Back to shoulder.
Shape shoulders: BO rem 8 sts each shoulder.
SLEEVES: With smaller ndls and FURLAURO, CO 46 (50, 54, 58) sts. Work 4 rows garter st. Change to larger ndls. Work 7 rows St st. Work in Stripe Pat until there are 3 stripes of 24K; AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st each edge every 4th row 3 times – 40 (44,
48, 52) sts. Cont even in St st with FURLAURO only until piece meas 17 in. from beg, ending with a WSR.
Shape cap: BO 2 sts at beg of next 4 (6, 8,
8) rows. Dec 1 st each end EOR 11 (11,
11,13) times. BO 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows.
HOOD: Join shoulder seams. With RS facing, using circular ndl and FURLAURO, beg 5 sts to the left of center along Front neck BO edge, PU 7 sts across left side of BO edge, PU 15 sts up right Front shaped neck edge to shoulder, work across 28 (32, 36, 40) sts from Back neck holder inc 4 (4, 6, 6) sts evenly spaced across these sts, PU 15 sts down left Front shaped neck edge and 7 sts across right side of BO Front sts – 76 (80, 86, 90) sts.
Note: There are 10 sts across the Front that are not picked up. Working back and forth on circular ndl in St st and keeping first 5 and last 5 sts of each row in garter st, work in rev St st for 14 in. BO all sts loosely. Fold hood in half and sew top seam.
FINISHING: Sew Sleeves in place. Join side and Sleeve seams.
Crocheted chain: With crochet hook and 24K held double, make a chain long enough to go from one side edge of hood over the top to other edge of hood. Turn, chain 1. Work sc, grabbing 1 knitted st along with each chain st across. Chain 1, turn. Sc through back loops only across row, ending with a chain st. Cut yarn, pull through and anchor. Weave in all ends.