The bottom edges of this oversized stockinette pullover are trimmed with a simple lace stitch.
Shown in size Small
Directions are for women's size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses
Bust - 40(44-48-52-56-60)"
Length – 21½(22-23-23½ -24½ -25)"
Note: This garment was designed with an oversized fit. Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.
7(7-8-9-10-11) Hanks Berroco Lindsey (50 grs), #6550 Blonde
Straight knitting needles, size 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
20 sts = 4"; 26 rows = 4" in St st
13 sts = 4"; 24 rows = 4" in Lace Pat
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Lace Pattern (Multiple of 4 sts)
Row 1 (RS): K4, * yo twice, k4, rep from * across
Row 2: P2, * p2 tog, p1, k1, p2 tog, rep from * to last 2 sts, end p2.
Row 3: K2, yo, * k4, yo twice, rep from * to last 6 sts, end k4, yo, k2.
Row 4: P3, * p2 tog twice, p1, k1, rep from * to last 7 sts, end p2 tog twice, p3.
Rep these 4 rows for Lace Pat.
Cast on 64(72-80-84-92-100) sts. Work even in Lace Pat for 4", end on WS. K the next row, inc 36(38-40-46-48-50) sts as evenly spaced across as possible - 100(110-120-130-140-150) sts. Knit 1 row on WS. Work even in St st until piece measures 13(13-13½-13½-14-14)" from beg, end on WS. Mark beg and end of last row for beg of armholes. Work even until armholes measure 6(6½ -7-7½-8-8½)", end on WS.
Shape Shoulders: Bind off 6(7-8-9-10-11) sts at beg of the next 10 rows. Bind off remaining 40 sts for back neck.
Work same as back until armholes measure 2½(3-3½-4-4½-5)", end on WS - 100(110-120-130-140-150) sts.
Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): K40(45-50-55-60-65), join another hank of yarn and bind off center 20 sts, k to end. Working both sides at once, purl one row.
Dec Row (RS): With first hank, k to 5 sts before neck, SSK, k3; with second hank, k3, k2 tog, k to end. Dec 1 st at each neck edge in this manner every RS row 9 times more - 30(35-40-45-50-55) sts each side. When armholes measure 6(6½-7-7½-8-8½)", shape shoulders same as back. Sew shoulder seams.
With RS facing, pick up and k60(66-70-76-80-86) sts along armhole edge between markers. Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 1", end on WS
Dec Row (RS): K2, k2 tog, k to last 4 sts, SSK, k2 - 58(64-68-74-78-84) sts. Rep this dec every 1" 4 times more - 50(56-60-66-70-76) sts. Work even until sleeve measures 7", end on WS. Bind off.
Sew side and sleeve seams, leaving edges of lace sections open at each side.