Boat Neck Pullover

Design by Filatura di Crosa

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YARN

• 9 (12, 15, 18) X balls Filatura di Crosa Lovely Jeans 1 00 per cent combed Egyptian cotton in # 79 Cream (A)
• 1 ball X Filatura di Crosa Lovely Jeans 100 per cent combed Egyptian cotton in # 81 Hazel (B)
• 4 X large Mother of Pearl buttons NEEDLES
• 4.5mm knitting needle


MEASUREMENTS
Size: S, M, L, XL
Bust cm: 80, 88, 96, 104
Length cm: 47,51,55, 59


TENSION
23 sts by 25 rows to 10cm in Fancy Rib Stitch


SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
Skp: slip 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, pass the slipped stitch over (1 stitch decreased): M 1 K(P): iift the strand between last St worked and next st onto ieft hand needie and knit (purl) into the back of this strand to make 1 new st


GETTING STARTED
To Make Fancy Rib Stitch Pattern (multiple of 3 sts + 2):
Row 1 : (RS) * P2, k1 ; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 2: (WS) K1, p1, • pi, k1, pi; rep from * to end.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for Fancy Rib Stitch.

 

WORKING PATTERN BACK
With B, cast on 92 (101, 110, 119) sts. Next row: (RS) Begin Fancy Rib Stitch; work 3 rows.
Next row: (WS) Change to A.
Work even until piece measures 8 (8, 9, 9) cm from beg, end with a WS row.

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Shape Sides
Decrease Row: (RS) PI , k2tog, work to last 3 sts, SKR p1

Work 11 (1 1 , 1 3, 1 3) rows even.

Purlwise Decrease Row: (RS) K1, p2tog, work to last 3 sts, p2tog, p1 . Work 11 (11, 13, 13) rows even.

Repeat Purlwise Decrease Row. 86 (95, 104, 113) sts remain.
Work even until piece measures 22 (23, 24, 25) cm from beg, end with a WS row.

Purlwise Increase Row: (RS) P1 ,
Ml R work to iast st, MIR p1 .
Work 9 (9, 1 1 , 1 1 ) rows even.

Knitwise Increase Row: (RS) R1 ,
Ml K, work to last st. Ml K, pi .
Work 9 (9, 1 1 , 1 1 ) rows even.

Repeat Knitwise Increase Row. 92 (101, 110, 119) sts.
Work even until piece measures 32 (34.5, 37, 39.5) cm from beg, end with a WS row.


Shape Armholes
Next row: (RS) Cast off 1 0 (1 1 , 1 2, 7) sts at beginning of next 2 rows, 0 (0, 0, 6) sts at beginning of next 2 rows. 72 (79, 86, 93) sts remain. Work even until Armhole measures 1 5 (16.5, 18, 19.5) cm from beginning, end with a RS row. Cast off all sts.


FRONT
Work as for Back until Armhole measures 15 (16.5, 18, 19.5) cm from beginning, end with a RS row.


Neckband
(WS) Continue working in Fancy Rib Stitch, starting with WS row.
Work 5cm even, end with a RS row. Cast off all sts.

SLEEVES
With B, cast on 44 (47, 53, 56) sts.

Next row: (RS) Begin Fancy Rib Stitch; work 3 rows.
Next row: (WS) Change to A. Work even until piece measures 3 (4, 4, 5) cm from beg, end with a WS row.


Shape Sleeve
Purlwise Increase Row: (RS) P1 , M1 R work to last st. Ml R pi .
Work 9 (7, 7, 5) rows even.

Knitwise Increase Row: (RS) PI , M1K, worktolastst, M1K,p1.
Work 9 (7, 7, 5) rows even.

Next row: (RS) Repeat Purlwise Increase Row.
Work 9 (7, 7, 5) rows even. Repeat last 30 (24, 24, 1 8) rows 2 (3, 3, 4) more times.
62 (71, 77, 86) sts.

Sizes S & L only
(RS) Repeat Purlwise Increase Row.
64 (79) sts.

All Sizes
Work even until piece measures 40 (41 .5, 43, 44.5) cm from beg, end with a WS row.

Shape Cap
(RS) Castoff 10 (11, 12, 7) sts at beginning of next 2 rows, 0 (0, 0, 6) sts at beginning of next 2 rows, 1 st at beginning of next 20 (24, 28, 30) rows. 24 (25, 27, 30) sts remain. Work even until piece measures 49 (52, 55, 58) cm from beginning. Cast off all sts.

MAKING UP
Block pieces to measurements. Fold Front Neckband to RS. Sew Shoulder seams, joining outer edge of folded Neckband to first st and to last st of Back cast-off row. Sew Sleeve seams and set in Sleeves. Sew on 4 buttons to folded Neckband to fix it to Front: Sew on 2 buttons each side of centre 19 (21, 23, 25) cm, 2cm from each other. Weave in ends.



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