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Monday, August 4, 2008

Rustic Sea Cropped Pullover



A basic cropped pullover that can be modified for any cable, ribbing, lace, or other pattern you'd like to try out. Suitable when you don't have the patience of altering a design that already has a pattern worked into it.


Materials
2 skeins of Araucania Magallanes (or similar gauge yarn)
US 6 29" circular needles
US 6 double pointed needles
4.00 mm (G) crochet hook
stitch markers
tapestry needles

Gauge
4.5 stitches per inch



Method
Co 70 st long tail

Sl 1, p4, p1fb, pm, p1fb, p13, p1fb, pm, p1fb, p26, p1fb, pm, p1fb, p13, p1fb, pm

*Sl 1, m1, k til end, m1, k1 with kfb before and after stitch markers
Sl1, p all
Sl1, k row with kfb before and after stitch markers
Sl1, p all*

Repeat 7 times

Repeat 8:
sl1, m1, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k28, pick up stitch, k28, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before end, m1, k1
Sl 1, p all
Sl1, k to one before sm, k2fbk to one before sm, k2fb, k28, m1, k3, m1, k28, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before end
Sl 1, p all

9:
Sl1, m1, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k29, m1, k5, m1, k29, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before end, m1, k1
Sl 1, p all
Sl 1, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k29, m1, k9, m1, k29, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to end
Sl 1, p all

10:
Sl1, m1, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k30, m1, k11, m1, k30, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before end, m1, k1
Sl 1, p all
Sl1, m1, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k30, m1, k15, m1, k30, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to end
Sl1, p all

11:
Sl1, m1, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k31, m1, k17, k31, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before end, m1, k1
Sl 1, p all
Sl 1,m1, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k31, m1, k21, k31, k2fb, k to one before sm, k2fb, k to end
Sl 1, p all

Body
Sl1, m1, knit to first sm, transfer all sleeve stitches to scrap yarn, join front with back and knit to next sm, transfer sleeve stitches to scrap yarn, join back to front and k to one before end, m1, k1, cast on 5 stitches, pm, and join to other front side.

Knit body in round for 6 inches, then knit 14 rows of k2, p1 (or chosen) ribbing. On rows 9, 11, and 13 k2tog on each side under the arms. Bind off.

Sleeves
Transfer sleeve stitches from scrap yarn to dpns. Either pick up a few stitches at the underarm or seam this up later, depending on personal preferences. Place marker at beginning of row.

Knit in round for 4 rows. Then knit k2, p1 (or chosen) ribbing for 4 rows. Bind off loosely.

Neckline
Single crochet tightly around the neckline, then slip stitch a second row around. When reaching an inside corner, skip the corner stitch. On outside corners, crochet twice in the corner stitch.

1 comment:

Fiber Deviant said...

this is really pretty...love the color!