Gleam Sweater Pattern | Size 14 - 16

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Size 14 - 16

MATERIALS - Sultana Beauty-Glo, 8 balls.
Aluminum Knitting Needles, 1 pair Size 1.
Steel Crochet Hook, Size 6.

MEASUREMENTS OF GARMENT-At bust line buttoned, 37 ½ ins.
Width of back at underarm 17 ½ ins.

GAUGE: 9 sts=1 inch 12 rows=1 inch

BACK-Cast on 120 sts. Work k 2, p 2 ribbing for 3 ½ ins.

Inc. row-Continuing ribbing, inc. 1 st in every 3rd st 38 times, finish row; 158 sts.

Pattern requires a multiple of 12 plus 2 sts.

Pattern-Row 1 and every odd numbered row-P.

Row 2-right side-K 1, * k 2 tog., k 2, yo, k 1, yo, k 5, slip, k and pass *; repeat between *'s across row, end k 1.

Row 4-K 1, * k 2 tog., k 1, yo, k 3, yo, k 4, slip, k and pass *; repeat between *'s across row, end k 1.

Row 6-K 1, * k 2 tog., yo, k 5, yo, k 3, slip, k and pass *; repeat between *'s across row, end k 1.

Row 8-K 1, * k 2 tog., k 5, yo, k 1, yo, k 2, slip, k and pass *; repeat between *'s across row, end k 1.

Row 10-K 1, * k 2 tog., k 4, yo, k 3, yo, k 1, slip, k and pass *; repeat between *'s across row, end k 1.

Row 12-K 1, * k 2 tog., k 3, yo, k 5, yo, slip, k and pass *; repeat between *'s across row, end k 1.

Repeat last 12 rows until 8 ½ ins. above ribbing. Mark for underarm. Cast on 12 sts at beg. of each of next 2 rows for sleeves; 182 sts. Continue pat. until 7 ins. above marker.

Shoulders-Bind off 12 sts at beg. of each of next 10 rows; 13 sts at beg. of each of next 2 rows. Bind off remaining 36 sts for back of neck.

LEFT FRONT-Cast on 79 sts.

Row 1-right side-Work k 2, p 2 ribbing for 60 sts, k 9 for front band, slip 1 st as to p, k 9 for facing.

Row 2-P 19, work k 2, p 2 ribbing to end. Repeat last 2 rows until ribbing is same length as on back, end on wrong side.

Inc. row-Continuing ribbing, work 6 sts, inc. 1 st in every 2nd st 25 times, finish row; 104 sts.

Pattern-P 1 row. Row 2-K 1, repeat between *'s of pat. row 2 of back 7 times, k 9, slip 1 st, k 9. P 1 row. Continue to work pat. on 85 sts and front band and facing on 19 sts until same length as back to underarm, end at underarm edge. Place marker. Cast on 12 sts for sleeve; 116 sts. Continue pat. until 5 ½ ins. above marker, end at front edge.

Neck and Shoulder Shaping-Bind off 18 sts at beg. of next row for neck, finish row. Bind off 12 sts at beg. of each of next 2 rows worked from neck edge; 74 sts. Work even until sleeve is same length as on back.

Shape shoulder same as right shoulder of back, binding off 14 sts in last row.

RIGHT FRONT-Cast on 79 sts, Row 1-right side-K 9, slip 1 st as to p, k 9; work p 2, k 2 ribbing to end. Row 2-Work p 2, k 2 ribbing for 60 sts, p 19. Work ribbing and front band for ½ in., end at front edge. Buttonholes-* K 3, bind off 3 sts, k until 3 sts after buttonhole *, slip 1, repeat between *'s once, work ribbing to end. On next row, cast on 3 sts over each buttonhole. Finish to correspond to left front, repeating buttonholes every 2 ins., including previous buttonhole, 8 times more.

COLLAR-Cast on 142 sts for lower edge. Work stockinette st, decreasing 1 st each side every 4th row 4 times; 134 sts. Work 1 row even. Dec. 14 sts evenly spaced across next row; 120 sts. Work 1 row even. Bind off.

Edging-From right side, work 1 row sc around 3 outer edges of collar, increasing in corners to keep edges flat. Break off. From same side as last row, with loop on hook, 1 sc in first sc, * ch 2, 1 sc through front loop and 1 thread of stem of last sc (a picot), skip 1 st, 1 sc in next st; repeat from * to end.

Work same edging around sleeves.

FINISHING-Sew seams. Fold under front facings and hem to wrong side. Finish buttonholes. Work 1 row sc around neck edge, holding in to desired size. Sew on collar with ends of collar at center of front bands. Steam.


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