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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

DIAMOND FAIRISLE PULLOVER


0 DIAMOND FAIRISLE PULLOVER

Skill level: Intermediate

SIZE
Approximately 4½” wide (cuff to cuff) x 2¼” high

MATERIALS
1 Ball each BERROCO COMFORT DK (50 grs), #2761 Lovage (A), #2703 Barley (B), #2760 Beet Root (C), #2721 Sprig (D) and #2762 Spruce (E)
Straight knitting needles, size 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Crochet hook, size 3.75 mm (F-5)

GAUGE
22 sts = 4”; 32 rows = 4” in st st
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

NOTE

The 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.

BODY

With straight needles, using A, cast on 17 sts. Knit 1 row on WS. Work even in St st following Chart 1 until Row 14 has been completed, end on WS.

Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): With B, k5, bind off center 7 sts, k to end.

Following Row: With B, p5, cast on 6 sts, p to end – 17 sts. Beg with Row 14, follow Chart 1 backwards to Row 1, end on WS. With A, purl 1 row on RS. Bind off. Measure down 1” from neck on each side of back and front and mark for armholes.

SLEEVES

With RS facing, using straight needles and C, pick up and k11 sts between armhole markers. Purl 1 row. Follow chart 2 for 6 rows, end on WS. With A, purl 1 row on RS. Bind off.

FINISHING

Fold sweater in half and sew side and sleeve seams.

Neck Edging: With RS facing, using crochet hook and B, work in sc around entire neck. Join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off.