Women’s Clothing from Berroco

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This classic short-sleeved cardigan with a rolled neck edge is sure to become a wardrobe staple.

Shown in size Small

Sizes

Directions are for women’s size X-Small.  Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses

To Fit Bust Size 30(34-38-42-46-50)”

Finished Measurements

Bust (closed) – 36(40-44-48-52-56)”

Length – 25½(26-27-27-28-28½)”

Note:  This garment was designed with approximately 6” of ease.  Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.

Materials

7(8-9-10-11-12) Hanks Berroco Maya (50 grs), #5603 Jicama

Straight knitting needles, sizes 5 (3.50 mm) and 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge

21 sts = 4”; 29 rows = 4” in St st on larger needles

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Back

With smaller needles, cast on 121(135-149-161-175-189) sts.

Ribbing:  Row 1 (RS):  K1TBL, * p1, k1TBL, rep from * across.

Row 2:  P1, * k1TBL, p1, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2” from beg, end on RS.  Change to larger needles and p the next row, dec 25(27-31-33-37-39) sts as evenly spaced across as possible – 96(108-118-128-138-150) sts.  Work even in St st until piece measures 3(3-3½-3½-4-4)” from beg, end on WS.

Dec Row (RS):  K1, k2 tog, k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 – 94(106-116-126-136-148) sts.  Rep this dec every 2¼” 5 times more – 84(96-106-116-126-138) sts.  Work even until piece measures 16(16-16½-16½-17-17)” from beg, end on WS. Mark beg and end of last row.

Shape Cap SleeveInc Row (RS):  K1, M1k, k to last st, M1k, k1 – 86(98-108-118-128-140) sts.  Rep this inc every 4th row 3(1-0-0-0-0) times more, every 6th row 7(9-9-9-7-6) times, then every 8th row 0(0-1-1-3-4) times – 106(118-128-138-148-160) sts.  Work even if necessary until piece measures 7½(8--8½-9-9½)” above markers, end on WS.

Shape Shoulders:  Bind off 6(7-6-8-9-10) sts at beg of the next 4(2-2-8-4-2) rows, then 5(6-7-7-8-9) sts at beg of the next 10(12-12-6-10-12) rows.  Bind off remaining 32 sts for back neck.

Left Front

With smaller needles, cast on 67(75-81-87-95-101) sts.  Work in ribbing same as back for 2”, end on RS.  Change to larger needles and p the next row, dec 14(16-17-18-21-21) sts as evenly spaced across as possible – 53(59-64-69-74-80) sts.  Work even in St st until piece measures 3(3-3½-3½-4-4)” from beg, end on WS.

Dec Row (RS):  K1, k2 tog, k to end – 52(58-63-68-73-79) sts.  Rep this dec every 2¼” 5 times more – 47(53-58-63-68-74) sts.  Work even until piece measures 16(16-16½-16½-17-17)” from beg, end on WS.  Mark end of last row.

Shape Cap Sleeve:  Inc Row (RS):  K1, M1k, k to end – 48(54-59-64-69-75) sts.  Rep this inc every 4th row 3(1-0-0-0-0) times more, every 6th row 7(9-9-9-7-6) times, then every 8th row 0(0-1-1-3-4) times – 58(64-69-74-79-85) sts.  Work even if necessary until piece measures 7½(8-8½-8½-9-9½)” above marker, end on WS.

Shape Shoulder:  Bind off 6(7-6-8-9-10) sts at armhole edge 2(1-1-4-2-1) times, then 5(6-7-7-8-9) sts 5(6-6-3-5-6) times, end on WS – 21 sts.  Work even on these sts for 3” for neck extension, end on WS.  Bind off.

Right Front

Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping.  Work side decs at end of RS rows as SSK, k1.  Inc for cap sleeves at end of RS rows as M1k, k1.  Bind off for shoulder on WS rows.

Finishing

Sew shoulder seams.  Sew bound-off edges of neck extensions tog.  Sew inner edges of neck extensions to back neck with seam in center.

Sleeve Bands:  With RS facing, using smaller needles, pick up and k105(111-117-117-123-129) sts along sleeve edge.  Beg with Row 2, work in ribbing same as back for 1”, end on WS.  Bind off in ribbing.  Sew side and sleeve band seams.

BISCUITROOT

Bolero Fringed Vest For Women Knitting Pattern

A picture of a scarf being knitted on single p...

A picture of a scarf being knitted on single point needles out of homespun yarn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

fringevestThis bolero style fringed vest pattern for women can be knit without the fringe if desired. Cut the fringe to any length you wish for different looks. Sizes:
Small, Medium, Large
Equivalent finished chest measurement 38 (42, 46)” Gauge:
14 sts and 18 rows=4″ in St st Materials:
Size 11 (8 mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Size 11 (8 mm) 35″ circular needles
J-10 (6 mm) crochet hook
Puffin by Crystal Palace Yarns
4 (5, 5) balls Color #0205 Pinto Pony
100% polyester fleece
50 grams/1.75 ounces
84 yards/77 meters See this listing for a shop near you. Instructions
Back
CO 68 (75, 81) sts. Work in St st 5½ (5½, 6)”.
BO 4 sts beg next 2 rows – 60 (67, 73) sts
Dec 1 st at each end every other row 3 (3, 4) times as follows: – 54 (61, 65) sts
K1, SSK, k across to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1
Work even in St st until armhole measures 9½ (9½, 10)”
BO 7 (8, 9) sts beg next 4 rows.
Place rem 26 (29, 29) sts on holder for back of neck. Right Front
CO 15 (16, 18) sts. Work in St st for 2 rows.
Inc 1 st at neck edge (beg of RS row) every other row 10 (11, 12) times – 25 (27, 30) sts
Work even in St st until piece measures 5½ (5½, 6)”.
Next row (WS): At armhole edge, BO 4 sts. P across row.
Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row 3 (3, 4) times At the same time, dec 1 st at neck edge next row and then every 14th row 3 (3, 3) more times – 14 (16, 18) sts
At the same time, beginning on 3rd neck edge dec row, work purl sts to anchor fringe (omit this if you don’t want to add fringe): Row 1: k1, ssk, k5 (5, 6), p1, k7 (8, 9)
Row 2 and all WS rows: p
Row 3: k6 (6, 7), p1, k1, p1, k6 (7, 8)
Row 5: k5 (5, 6), p1, k3, p1, k5 (6, 7)
Row 7: k4 (4, 5), p1, k5, p1, k4 (5, 6)
Row 9: k3 (3, 4), p1, k7, p1, k3 (4, 5)
Row 11: k2 (2, 3), p1, k9, p1, k2 (3, 4) Work even until piece measures same as Back.
Next row (WS): BO 7 (8, 9) sts beg next 2 rows. Left Front
As for Right Front, reversing shaping. Finishing
Seam shoulders and sides.
Around armholes, work one round of single crochet. Edging With circular needles and RS facing, beg at right side seam (where the bottom Right Front is seamed to Back), pick up 13 (14, 16) sts across the Right Front bottom edge, 56 (56, 59) sts across Right Front edge, k 26 (29, 29) sts from holder at back of neck, pick up 56 (56, 59) sts across Left Front edge, 13 (14, 16) sts across Left Front bottom, 64 (71, 77) sts across Back bottom – 228 (240, 256) sts Mark beg of round. Join.
Work in k2, p2 ribbing 4 rounds.
BO in pat.
Weave in ends on WS.
Block if necessary. Fringe
Cut two 25″ lengths of yarn for each fringe. Attach to purl sts on yoke. Leave the fringe or cut to shorter lengths in a V shape as shown in photo. ©Barbara Breiter.