Off Shoulder Sweater

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Off Shoulder Sweater

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A graceful yet simple feminine silhouette. Knit with the softest yarn, Bernat Satin. Sizes XS-XL. 4 mm (U.S. 6) & 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles. 4 mm (U.S. 6) & 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular needles 16 ins [40 cm] long. 4 st holders.

Sizes

Extra-Small
32 ins [ 81.5 cm ]
34 ins [ 86.5 cm ]
Small
34 ins [ 86.5 cm ]
36 ins [ 91.5 cm ]
Medium
36 ins [ 91.5 cm ]
38 ins [ 96.5 cm ]
Large
38 ins [ 96.5 cm ]
40 ins [ 101.5 cm ]
Extra-Large
40 ins [ 101.5 cm ]
42 ins [ 106.5 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $49.23

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Extra-Small
  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra-Large
Bust measurement
32 ins [ 81.5 cm ]
Finished bust
34 ins [ 86.5 cm ]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MS)

Satin | Lapis, 04143Edit Color
$24.43

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 16"

Size 6/4mm
$5.75

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 16"

Size 8/5mm
$5.75

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$5.40
The materials for this project cost $49.23

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

P = purl

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sp(s) = space(s)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust measurement
Extra-Small 32 ins [ 81.5 cm ]
Small 34 ins [ 86.5 cm ]
Medium 36 ins [ 91.5 cm ]
Large 38 ins [ 96.5 cm ]
Extra-Large 40 ins [ 101.5 cm ]
Finished bust
Extra-Small 34 ins [ 86.5 cm ]
Small 36 ins [ 91.5 cm ]
Medium 38 ins [ 96.5 cm ]
Large 40 ins [ 101.5 cm ]
Extra-Large 42 ins [ 106.5 cm ]

MATERIALS

Satin (100 g/3.5 oz;182 m/200 yds)
SizesExtra-SmallSmallMediumLargeExtra-Large 
Main Color (MS)
Lapis (04143)
77889
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles. Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular needles 16 ins [40 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. 4 st holders.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
**With larger needles, cast on 74 (78-82-86-90) sts.
1st row:(RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row:P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 3 ins [7.5 cm] ending on a 2nd row.
Change to smaller needles and cont in (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 5½ ins [14 cm] ending on a 1st row.
Next row:(WS). Rib, dec 9 sts evenly across. 65 (69-73-77-81) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st for 6 rows.
Inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following 6th rows until there are 77 (81-85-91-95) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 13½ (13½-13½-14-14) ins [34.5 (34.5-34.5-35.5-35.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape raglans:Cast off 2 sts beg next 2 rows. 73 (77-81-87-91) sts.
Sizes XS, S, M and L only: Next row:K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 2 (2-1-0) time(s) more. 67 (71-77-85) sts.
All Sizes: Next row:K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work 1 row even.**
Rep last 2 rows until there are 53 (55-57-57-59) sts. Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back. Rep last 2 rows until there are 61 (63-65-65-67) sts, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape neck: Next row: K2. K2tog. K5 (neck edge). Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Purl 1 row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and following alt rows twice more, AT SAME TIME, cont dec at raglan edge as before on next and following alt rows until there are 2 sts.
Purl 1 row.
Next row:K2tog. Fasten off.
With RS of work facing, slip next 43 (45-47-47-49) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Purl 1 row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and following alt rows twice more, AT SAME TIME, cont dec at raglan edge as before on next and following alt rows until there are 2 sts.
Purl 1 row.
Next row:Sl1. K1. psso. Fasten off.
Sleeves
With smaller needles, cast on 34 (34-38-38-38) sts. Work 4½ ins [11.5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back ending on a 2nd row and inc 1 st in center of last row. 35 (35-39-39-39) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st for 8 rows.
Inc 1 st each end of next and following 8th (8th-8th-6th-6th) rows until there are 51 (53-57-45-51) sts.
Sizes L and XL only:Inc 1 st each end of following 8th rows until there are (59-61) sts.
All Sizes:Cont even until work from beg measures 18 (18-18½-18½-18½) ins [45.5 (45.5-47-47-47) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape raglans:Cast off 2 sts beg next 2 rows. 47 (49-53-55-57) sts.
Sizes L and XL only: Next row:(RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work 3 rows even. (53-55) sts.
All Sizes: Next row:(RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work 1 row even.
Rep last 2 rows until there are 21 (21-25-25-27) sts, ending with RS facing for next row. Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Finishing
Collar:Sew raglan seams.
With RS of work facing and smaller circular needle, K21 (21-25-25-27) from left sleeve st holder dec 2 (3-3-3-3) sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 8 sts down left front neck edge. K43 (45-47-47-49) from Front st holder dec 5 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 8 sts up right front neck edge. K21 (21-25-25-27) from right sleeve st holder dec 2 (3-3-3-3) sts evenly across. K53 (55-57-57-59) from Back st holder dec 5 (7-5-5-6) sts evenly across. 140 (140-154-154-161) sts.
Next row:*K2. P2. K2. P1. Rep from * around.
Last row forms rib pat.
Work 4 ins [10 cm] in rib pat.
Next row:*K2. P2. K2. Inc 1 st purlways in next st. Rep from * around. 160 (160-176-176-184) sts.
Next row:*K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Work 5 ins [12.5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing. Change to larger circular needle and cont in (K2. P2) ribbing until Collar measures 12 ins [30.5 cm].
Cast off in ribbing loosely.
Sew side and sleeve seams.