Ready for Spring by yellowcosmo
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Ready for Spring

Knitting
May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
820 - 1420 yards (750 - 1298 m)
30, 33, 36, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50, 52
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A cap sleeve top with lacy cowl neck and hem. Swing open front with uneven hem line (modification for even hemline included in instruction.) Lacy smocking for the front bodice.

Sizes

  • 9 sizes available.
  • 30 (33, 36, 38, 41, 44, 47, 50, 52), sizes based on finished chest measurements in inches.
  • 1 to 3” / 2.5 to 7.5 cm positive ease is recommended. Sample is shown with 2” / 5 cm positive ease.

Yarn

  • Fingering Weight
  • 820 (900, 980, 1035, 1120, 1200, 1265, 1340, 1420) yards / 750 (825, 900, 950, 1025, 1100, 1160, 1225, 1300) meters.

Gauge

  • 26 sts x 32 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in stockinette stitch after
    blocking.
  • The sweater is designed with fingering weight to be knitted into open and drapey fabric.

Design

  • Cap Sleeve style top.
  • Lace hem and lace cowl neck.
  • Swing open front with intentional uneven hem. (modification for even hemline included in nstruction.)
  • Overlapping front at underarm for closed front bodice.
  • Lace smocking stitches for front bodice.
  • Small section of ribbing details below the back neck.

Construction

  • Seamless knitting from hem up.
  • Uneven hemline using short rows.
  • Knit flat from hem to underarm.
  • Join in round for overlap at the front.
  • Work in round for bodice to underarm.
  • Work front and back separately in flat from underarm to shoulders.
  • Work neck in round.
  • Work short rows for cap sleeves.

Required Skills

  • Work short rows.
  • Make increases.
  • Make decreases

Pattern includes

  • 2 charts.
  • Written instructions for the charts.

Pattern tech edited by Ashley Knowlton.