Lucky Star Jumper by Jimenez Joseph

Lucky Star Jumper

June 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
870 - 1550 yards (796 - 1417 m)
XS (30”) / S (34”) / M (38”) / L (42”) / 1XL (46”) / 2XL (50”) / 3XL (54”)
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LUCKY STAR • An over-sized boxy style jumper, with wide scoop neckline, drop shoulders and super-long sleeves. The sleeves are slim fitting with extra long cuffs and optional thumbholes so that they double up as fingerless mitts. The star motif is created using the intarsia method, with a simple lace patterning that becomes a window for showing off your colourful layers!

4.5mm (US 7) (or size required to get gauge) straight and/or circular needles of 80cm (32”) or longer; 1 spare needle of same size for a 3-Needle BO; 4mm (US 6) straight and/or circular needles; 4 removable stitch markers; waste yarn or stitch holders; measuring tape and yarn needle for seaming up and for weaving in ends.

Yarn Quantity - DK/Worsted weight yarn in 2 colours:
XS: 656yds (600m) S: 755yds (690m) M: 852yds (779m) L: 943yds (862m) 1XL: 1085yds (992m) 2XL: 1215yds (1111m) 3XL: 1344yds (1229m)

XS: 160yds (147m) S: 166yds (152m) M: 172yds (157m) L: 178yds (162m) 1XL: 186yds (170m) 2XL: 190yds (174m) 3XL: 194yds (177m)

Gauge in Stockinette stitch: 19 sts by 26 rows over 4” (10cm) square on larger size needles, blocked. This equates to: 4.75 sts by 6.50 rows per inch (1.9 sts by 2.6 rows per cm). Cuff gauge in Ribbing: 24 sts by 26 rows on larger size needles.

Sizing & Fitting
All size references are highlighted in their relevant colours:
XS: 30” (76cm) / S: 34” (86cm) / M: 38” (96.5cm) / L: 42” (106.5cm) / 1XL: 46” (117cm) / 2XL: 50” (127cm) / 3XL: 54” (137cm). Numbers that have no size reference applies to all sizes.

This cropped-length jumper is designed to be worn with 10” to 10.25” (25cm to 26cm) of ease. For a closer fit, work a smaller size, but retain the length measurement/row count of your usual size for Back, Front and Sleeves.

Finished body measurements: XS: 40.25” (102cm) / S: 44.25” (112.5cm) / M: 47.75” (121.5cm) / L: 52” (131.5cm) / 1XL: 55.75” (142cm) / 2XL: 60” (152.5cm) / 3XL: 64.25” (163cm).

Seaming (mattress stitch):
3-needle bind-off:
Working in the round:
Picking up and knitting:
Reading Lace charts:

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