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28-38 ins [ 71-96.5 cm ]
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Alt = alternate(ing)
Beg = beginning
C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle
C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle
C8F = Slip next 4 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle.
C8B = Slip next 4 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle.
cont = continue(ity)
K = knit
k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
M1P = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and purling into back of loop.
P = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(ing)
rep = repeat
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.
tog = together
WS = wrong side
Details & Instructions
|To fit bust measurement|
|XS/M||28-38 ins [ 71-96.5 cm ]|
|L/2XL||40-50 ins [ 101.5-127 cm ]|
|3/5XL||52-62 ins [ 132-157.5 cm ]|
|Change Color Here
Oxford Grey (78046)
|Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) knitting needles. Size 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle.|
15 sts and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
PANEL PAT A
(worked over 6 sts).
1st row: K2. C4f.
2nd row: P6.
3rd row: C4b. K2.
4th row: P6.
These 4 rows form Panel Pat A.
PANEL PAT B
(worked over 9 sts).
1st row: K3. C6f.
2nd and alt rows: P9.
3rd row: K9.
5th row: C6b. K3.
7th row: K9.
8th row: P9.
These 8 rows form Panel Pat B.
PANEL PAT C
(worked over 12 sts).
1st row: K4. c8F.
2nd and alt rows: P12.
3rd and 5th rows: K12.
7th row: c8B. K4.
9th and 11th rows: K12.
12th row: P12.
These 12 rows form Panel Pat C.
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.
With pair of needles, cast on 44 sts.
Foundation row: (WS). K3. [(P3. M1P) twice. P4. K2] twice. (P2. M1P) twice. P3. K2. P2. M1P. P3. K3. 51 sts.
1st row: P3. Work 1st row of Panel Pat a across next 6 sts. P2. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B across next 9 sts. (P2. Work 1st row of Panel Pat c across next 12 sts) twice. P3.
2nd row: K3. (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat c across next 12 sts. K2) twice. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B across next 9 sts. K2. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat a across next 6 sts. K3. Place marker to indicate top edge.
Panel Pats A, B and C are now in position.
Tip: When working several Cable Panels (Panel Patterns) with different amounts of row repeats, after working one full repeat of shortest Cable Panel, begin again with 1st row, AT THE SAME TIME, continue working in longer Cable Panels until they also have been completed, then begin each Cable Panel all over again.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 44 (53-61) ins [112 (134.5-155) cm], ending on a 7th row of Panel Pat C.
Next row: (WS). K3. [(P2. P2tog) twice. P4. K2] twice. (P2. P2tog) twice. P1. K2. P2. P2tog. P2. K3. 44 sts.
Cast off in pat.
Sew cast on and cast off edges tog.
With RS facing and circular needle, beg at center back seam, pick up and knit 132 (168-192) sts around top edge of Cable Section. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st and 2nd rnds: Purl.
3rd and 4th rnds: Knit.
Rep last 4 rnds Ridge Pat once more, then rep 1st and 2nd rnds once more.
Shape top: 1st rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from * around. 110 (140-160) sts.
2nd to 4th rnds: Work even in Ridge Pat.
5th rnd: *K8 (5-6). K2tog. Rep from * around. 99 (120-140) sts.
6th to 8th rnds: Work even in Ridge Pat.
9th rnd: *K7 (4-5). K2tog. Rep from * around. 88 (100-120) sts.
10th rnd: Knit.
11th rnd: *P9 (8-4). P2tog. Rep from * around. 80 (90-100) sts.
Cast off purlwise.
lower edging: With RS facing and circular needle, pick up and knit 170 (190-210) sts around lower edge of Cable Section. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: Purl.
Cast off purlwise.