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Sunday, January 31, 2010

PINK PULLOVER WITH SCARF

PINK PULLOVER WITH SCARF

Skill level: Easy

SIZE
Approximately 4¼” across (cuff to cuff) x 3” high

MATERIALS
1 Ball BERROCO COMFORT DK (50 grs), #2730 Teaberry (A) for Sweater
1 Ball BERROCO COMFORT SOCK (100 grs), #1816 Cosmopolitan (B) for Scarf
Straight knitting needles, sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Crochet hook, size 4.00 mm (F-5)

GAUGE
22 sts = 4”; 38 rows = 4” in Seed St with A on larger needles
30 sts = 4”; 40 rows = 4” in St st with B on smaller needles
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

NOTE

Body of sweater is made in one piece from lower front edge to lower back edge. Sleeves are then picked up and worked down to cuffs.

SWEATER

BODY

With larger needles, using A, cast on 15 sts.

Seed Stitch: Row 1 (RS): K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across. Rep this row until piece measures 2” from beg. Mark beg and end of last row for beg of armholes. Work even until armholes measure ½”

Shape Neck: Next Row: Work 4 sts, bind off center 7 sts, work to end.

Following Row: Work 4 sts, cast on 7 sts, work to end – 15 sts. Work even for ½”. Mark beg and end of last row for end of armholes. Work even until piece measures 2” above last markers. Bind off.

SLEEVES

With larger needles, using A, pick up and k11 sts along armhole edge between markers. Work even in Seed St for 1”. Bind off.

FINISHING

Fold sweater in half and sew side and sleeve seams.

Neck Edging: With RS facing, using crochet hook, join A at center back neck. Work in sc around entire neck edge, join with a sl st in first sc. DO NOT turn. Work from left to right in Reverse Sc around entire neck edge, join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

Lower Edging: Beg at side seam, work same as neck edging.

SCARF

With smaller needles, using B, cast on 5 sts. Work even in St st for 8”, end on WS. Bind off.

Fringe: Cut twenty-four 3” long strands of B. Put 4 strands tog and fold in half. Insert crochet hook in 2nd st of cast-on edge of scarf and pull fold through that st forming a loop. Draw free ends of strands through loop and tighten. In this manner, make fringe in center 3 sts on each end of scarf. Trim ends to even off if necessary.