Celtic Cables and Ribs

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Celtic Cables and Ribs

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Beautiful cable detailing on the front of this top and wide ribbing gives the feel of traditional corsetry. Shown in Patons Grace.

Sizes

S
30-32 ins [76-81.5 cm]
37½ ins [95 cm]
M
34-36 ins [86.5- 91.5 cm]
40 ins [101.5 cm]
L
38-40 ins [96.5-101.5 cm]
42 ins [106.5 cm]
XL
42-44 ins [106.5-112 cm]
46 ins [117 cm]
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Size:

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Bust measurement
30-32 ins [76-81.5 cm]
Finished bust
37½ ins [95 cm]

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Main Color (MC)

Grace | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 8/5mm
$5.99

Takumi Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4.0mm
$5.25

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
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The materials for this project cost $14.23

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

K = knit

P = purl

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust measurement
S 30-32 ins [76-81.5 cm]
M 34-36 ins [86.5- 91.5 cm]
L 38-40 ins [96.5-101.5 cm]
XL 42-44 ins [106.5-112 cm]
Finished bust
S 37½ ins [95 cm]
M 40 ins [101.5 cm]
L 42 ins [106.5 cm]
XL 46 ins [117 cm]

MATERIALS

Grace
SizesSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
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14151617
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle. Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 2 strands of yarn in rib pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes, the instructions will be written thus ( ).

PANEL PAT (worked over 31 sts)
1st row: (RS). P3. K3. (P4. C6F) twice. P5.
2nd row: K5. (P6. K4) twice. P3. K3.
3rd row: P3. (T5F. T5B) twice. T5F. P3.
4th row: K3. P3. (K4. P6) twice. K5.
5th row: P5. (C6B. P4) twice. K3. P3.
6th row: As 4th row.
7th row: P3. (T5B. T5F) twice. T5B. P3.
8th row: As 2nd row.
These 8 rows form Panel Pat.

FRONT
With 2 strands of yarn, cast on 97 (103-109- 121) sts.
1st row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Rep last row once more.
Proceed in rib and side seed st pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K1. P1. K1 (4-1-1). (P3. K3) 6 (6-7-8) times. (P4. K6) twice. P5. (K3. P3) 5 (5-6-7) times. K1 (4-1-1). P1. K1.
2nd row: K1. P1. K4 (1-4-4). (P3. K3) 4 (5-5-6) times. P3. K5. (P6. K4) twice. (P3. K3) 6 (6-7-8) times. P0 (3-0-0). K1. P1. K1.
Proceed in Panel Pat and side seed st pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K1. P1. K1 (4-1-1). (P3. K3) 5 (5-6-7) times. Work 1st row of Panel Pat. (K3. P3) 5 (5-6-7) times. K1 (4-1-1). P1. K1.
2nd row: K1. P1. K4 (1-4-4). (P3. K3) 4 (5-5-6) times. P3. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat. (P3. K3) 5 (5-6-7) times. P0 (3-0-0). K1. P1. K1.
Panel Pat is now in position.
Cont in pat, keeping cont of Panel Pat, until work from beg measures 2½ ins [6 cm]. Place a marker at each end of needle on last row.
Proceed in pat as follows:
Next row: (RS). K3 (0-3-3). (P3. K3) 5 (6-6-7) times. Work appropriate row of Panel Pat. (K3. P3) 5 (6-6-7) times. K3 (0-3-3).
Next row: P3 (0-3-3). (K3. P3) 5 (6-6-7) times.
Work appropriate row of Panel Pat. (P3. K3) 5 (6-6-7) times. P3 (0-3-3).
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures approx 16 ins [40.5 cm], ending with a 2nd row of Panel Pat.
Shape armholes: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 7 (4-7-7) sts beg next 2 rows. 83 (95-95-107) sts.
Dec 1 st at each end of needle on next 4 rows, thus ending with 8th row of Panel Pat. 75 (87- 87-99) sts.
Proceed as follows:
Work 2 rows even in pat.
Next row: Pat 22 (28-28-34) sts. P3. K3. P3. T4B. K3. P3. T4B.T5F. P3. Pat to end of row. Next row: Pat 22 (28-28-34) sts. (K3. P3) twice.
K7. (P3. K3) twice. Pat to end of row. (K3. P3) rib is now in position.
Cont in (K3. P3) rib only, proceed as follows:
Front opening: Next row: Pat across 36 (42-42- 48) sts. P2tog. Turn. Leave rem 37 (43-43-49) sts on a spare needle.
Work 5 rows even in (K3. P3) rib pat.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). (Eyelet row). Pat to last 3 sts. yrn. P2tog. P1.
Work 7 rows even.
9th row: As 1st row.
Work 4 rows even.
Neck shaping: Next row: (WS). Cast off 10 (12-12-12) sts. Pat to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 (6-6-10) rows. 21 (25-25-27) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 6½ (7-8-) ins [16.5 (18-20.5-21.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 10 (12-12-13) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 11 (13-13-14) sts.
Join yarn to rem sts on spare needle and rib to end of row.
Keeping cont of rib pat, work 5 rows even.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). (Eyelet row). P1. P2tog. yrn. Pat to end of row.
Work 7 rows even.
9th row: As 1st row.
Work 5 rows even.
Neck shaping: Next row: (RS). Cast off 10 (12-12-12) sts. Pat to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 (6-6-10) rows. 21 (25-25-27) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 6½ (7-8-) ins [16.5 (18-20.5-21.5) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 10 (12-12-13) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 11 (13-13-14) sts.

BACK
With 2 strands of yarn, cast on 93 (99-105-117) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Rep last row once more.
Proceed in rib and side seed st pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K1. P1. K1 (4-1-1). *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 6 (3-6-6) sts. P3 (0-3-3). K1. P1. K1.
2nd row: K1. P1. K4 (1-4-4). *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 3 (6-3-3) sts. P0 (3-0-0). K1. P1. K1.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 2½ ins [6 cm]. Place a marker at each end of needle on last row.
Proceed in (K3. P3) rib pat as follows:
Next row: (RS). K3 (0-3-3). *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 0 (3-0-0) sts. P0 (3-0-0).
Next row: K0 (3-0-0). *P3. K3. Rep from * to last 3 (0-3-3) sts. P3 (0-3-3).
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures same length as Front to beg of armhole shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape armholes: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 7 (4-7-7) sts beg next 2 rows. 79 (91-91-103) sts.
Dec 1 st at each end of needle on next 4 rows. 71 (83-83-95) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 6½ (7-8-) ins [16.5 (18-20.5-21.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 10 (12-12-13) sts beg next 2 rows, then cast off 11 (13-13-14) sts beg following 2 rows. Cast off rem 29 (33-33- 41) sts.

SLEEVES
With 2 strands of yarn, cast on 60 (66-72-72) sts.
Next row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: *K3. P3. Rep from * to end of row.
This row forms (K3. P3) ribbing pat.
Cont in (K3. P3) ribbing pat, inc 1 st at each end of 5th row, then following 6th row. 64 (70- 76-76) sts, taking inc sts into rib pat.
Work 11 rows even.
Shape cap: Cast off 4 sts beg next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at each end of next 10 rows. Cast off 3 sts beg next 2 rows. Cast off rem 30 (36-42-42) sts.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth allowing cloth to dry.
Sew shoulder seams. With RS of work facing and 2 strands of yarn, work 1 row of single crochet around neck edge, and front opening (see diagram).
With 2 strands of yarn, crochet a chain 36 ins [90 cm] long. Fasten off. Thread through eyelet holes as illustrated. Knot ends.
Sew in sleeves. Beg at marked rows at side edges, sew side and sleeve seams.