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Adele

knit in SensuWool®

Skill level: Easy

This is a knit pattern.

 

 

 

Instructions

Schematic 1 | 2 | Stitch Glossary

Yarn used ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that this pattern specifies yarn(s) which have been discontinued by Berroco. Therefore, we can no longer accept any consumer inquiries regarding this pattern by
phone or via email. Nonetheless, we hope you might enjoy copying this “oldie but goodie” for your personal library and knitting the pattern with whatever yarns you choose to substitute.

in SensuWool®. Bold ribs and stockinette in an oversized cardigan.

 

Shown in size Medium.

SIZES
Directions are for women’s size Small. Changes for sizes Medium and Large are in parentheses.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust (buttoned) – 44(48-52)".
Length – 24-1/2(25-25-1/2)".

MATERIALS
BERROCO SENSUWOOL® TWEED (50 grs), 17(18-19) balls #7641 Cocktail Brown.
Straight knitting needles, size 7 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
7 1" BERROCO buttons, #A641 Cocktail Brown
1 St Marker.

GAUGE
21 sts = 4"; 15 rows = 2" in St st.
27 sts = 5"; 15 rows = 2" in Ribbing.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

STITCH GLOSSARY
KSP
K1, then sl st back to LH needle, lift 2nd st on LH needle back over returned st and replace returned st on RH needle (dec 1).

BACK
With size 7 needles, cast on 123(133-144) sts.
Row 1 (RS): K3(5-4), * p9(9-10), k9(10-11), rep from * to last 12(14-14) sts, p9(9-10), k3(5-4).
Row 2: K the k sts and p the p sts as they face you. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 11" from beg, end on RS.
Dec Row (WS): P3(5-4), * k3(3-4), k2 tog, k4, p9(10-11), rep from * to last 12(14-14) sts, k3(3-4), k2 tog, k4, p3(5-4) – 116(126-137) sts. Beg with a k row, work even in St st until piece measures 16" from beg, end on WS.
Shape Armholes: Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2 rows.
Row 3 (RS): K3, KSP, k to last 5 sts, SSK, k3.
Row 4: Purl. Rep these 2 rows 6 times more – 94(104-115) sts. Work even until armholes measure 7-1/2(8-8-1/2)", end on WS.
Shape Shoulders and Neck: Bind off 7(8-9) sts at beg of the next row, work until there are 29(32-35) sts on RH needle, join another ball of yarn and bind off center 22(24-27) sts, work to end. Working both sides at once, bind off 7(8-9) sts at beg of the next 3 rows, then 8(9-10) sts at beg of the next 4 rows. AT THE SAME TIME, bind off 2 sts at each neck edge 3 times.

LEFT FRONT
With size 7 needles, cast on 64(69-74) sts.
Row 1 (RS): K3(5-4), [ p9(9-10), k9(10-11)] 3 times, place marker, p1, (k1TBL, p1) twice, k1TBL, k1.
Row 2: K1, (p1, k1TBL) 3 times, [ p9(10-11), k9(9-10)] 3 times, p3(5-4). Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 11" from beg, end on RS.
Dec Row (WS): K1, (p1, k1TBL) 3 times, p9(10-11), k3(3-4), k2 tog, k4, p9(10-11), k9(9-10), p9(10-11), k3(3-4), k2 tog, k4, p3(5-4) – 62(67-72) sts. Keeping 7 sts at front edge in ribbing as established, work remaining sts in St st until piece measures 16" from beg, end on WS.
Shape Armhole: Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next row. Work 1 row even.
Row 3 (RS): K3, KSP, work in pat as established to end.
Row 4: Work in pat as established. Rep these 2 rows 6 times more – 51(56-61) sts. Work even until armhole measures 5-1/2(6-6-1/2)", end on RS.
Shape Neck: Work 7 sts, sl these sts onto holder, drop marker, p to end. Bind off 4(5-6) sts at neck edge once, then 4 sts once.
Next Row(RS): K to 5 sts from end, SSK, k3. Rep this dec every RS row 5 times more. AT THE SAME TIME, when armhole measures 7-1/2(8-8-1/2)", shape shoulder same as for back. Mark placement of 7 buttons evenly spaced along frontband, the first 2-1/2" above lower edge and the last -3/4" below top edge.

RIGHT FRONT
With size 7 needles, cast on 64(69-74) sts.
Row 1 (RS): K1, (k1TBL, p1) 3 times, place marker, [ k9(10-11), p9(9-10)] 3 times, k3(5-4).
Row 2: P3(5-4), [ k9(9-10), p9(10-11)] 3 times, (k1TBL, p1) 3 times, k1. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2-1/2" from beg, end on WS.
Buttonhole: K1, k1TBL, p1, bind off 2 sts, work in pat as established to end.
Next Row: Work in pat as established, cast on 2 sts over sts bound off on previous row. Complete to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping and making 6 more buttonholes opposite markers on left frontband. Work neck decs as k3, KSP.

SLEEVES
With size 7 needles, cast on 53(55-60) sts.
Row 1 (RS): K4, p9(9-10), [ k9(10-11), p9(9-10)] twice, k4.
Row 2: P4, k9(9-10), [p9(10-11), k9(9-10)] twice, p4. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 8" from beg, end on RS.
Dec Row (WS): P4, k3(3-4), k2 tog, k4, [p9(10-11), k3(3-4), k2 tog, k4] twice, p4 – 50(52-57) sts. Beg with a k row, work in St st, inc 1 st each side every other row 0(2-6) times, every 4th row 8(14-10) times, then every 6th row 6(0-0) times – 78(84-89) sts. Work even until sleeve measures 18(17-16)" from beg, end on WS.
Shape Cap: Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then dec same as for back armhole – 56(62-67) sts. Bind off all sts.

FINISHING
Steam pieces. Sew shoulder seams.
Neckband: With RS facing, beg at right front neck edge , sl 7 sts from right front holder to RH needle, join yarn and pick up and k21 sts along right front neck edge, 35(37-40) sts across back neck edge, 21 sts along left front neck edge, then k7 sts from left front holder – 91(93-96) sts. Turn and bind off all sts knitwise. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew on buttons.