Skill level: Intermediate
SIZEApproximately 4” across (cuff to cuff) x 2¾” high
MATERIALS1 Hank BERROCO LUMINA (25 grs), #1620 Gold CoastStraight knitting needles, size 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGECrochet hook, size 3.75 mm (F-5)Cable needle (cn)
GAUGE22 sts = 4”; 30 rows = 4” in St stTO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
NOTEThe body of this sweater is worked in one piece from lower front edge to lower back edge. Sleeves are then picked up and worked down to cuffs.
Sl 3 sts to cn and hold in BACK, k3, k3 from cn
CABLE PATTERN (Worked over 18 sts)
Row 1 (RS): K3, p3, k6, p3, k3.
Row 2: P3, k3, p6, k3, p3.
Row 3: K3, p3, CB6, p3, k3.
Row 4: Rep Row 2.
Rep these 4 rows for Cable Pat.
With straight needles, cast on 18 sts.
Set-Up row (WS): P3, k3, p6, k3, p3. Work even in Cable Pat until piece measures approximately 2¼” from beg, end on Row 4 of Cable Pat.
Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): P3, k3, bind off 6 sts, work to end.
Following Row: K3, p3, cast on 6 sts, work to end – 18 sts. Continue to work in pat as established until piece measures approximately 2¼” from neck, end on WS. Bind off. Measure down 1” from neck on each side of back and front and mark for armholes.
With RS facing, using straight needles, pick up and k11 sts between armhole markers.
Row 1 (WS): K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across. Rep this row until sleeve measures 1” from beg, end on WS. Bind off.
Fold sweater in half and sew side and sleeve seams.
Neck Edging: With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn at center back neck, work around entire neck in sc, join with a sl st in first sc. DO NOT turn. Work from left to right in Reverse Sc around entire neck, join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Lower Edging: Beg at side seam, work same as neck edging.
Optional: Sew small beads at neck as in photo.