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Celine

knit in Furz, Optik™ and Metallic FX

Skill level: Intermediate

This is a knit pattern.

 

 

 

Instructions

Schematic 1 | 2 | 3 | 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.

A single button cardigan in vertical stripes of Furz, Optik and Metallic FX.

 

Shown in size Small.

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

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust (buttoned) – 39(43-47-53)”.
Length – 21(21-1/2-22-22-1/2)”.

 

MATERIALS
BERROCO FURZ (50 grs), 4(5-5-6) balls #3806 Wall St. Navy (A).
BERROCO METALLIC FX (25 grs),5(6-6-7) hanks #1012 Multi/Black (B).
BERROCO OPTIK (50 grs), 4(5-5-6) hanks #4923 Van Gogh (C).
Note: Add 1 extra ball/hank of each yarn for optional fringe.
Straight knitting needles, sizes 6 and 8 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
Crochet hook, size 5.00 mm (H).
1 Rectangular Button, #NPL179-47H from One World Button Co.
2 St Holders.

 

GAUGE
9 sts = 2”; 29 rows = 4” in Stripe Pat on size 8 needles.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.
Note: Both St and Row gauge are extremely important to assure correct fit of your garment.

 

NOTE
The back of this garment is worked from right to left. The Left Front is worked from left to right and the Right Front is worked from right to left.

 

STRIPE PAT
Rows 1, 3 and 5 (RS): With A, knit.
Rows 2, 4 and 6: With A, purl.
Rows 7-10: With B, knit.
Rows 11, 13 and 15: With C, knit.
Rows 12, 14 and 16: With C, purl.
Rows 17-20: With B, knit.
Rep these 20 rows for Stripe Pat.

 

BACK
With larger needles, using C(B-B-B), cast on 95(97-99-101) sts. Beg with Row 13(7-19-9), work even in Stripe Pat until piece measures 6-1/4(7-1/4-8-1/4-9-3/4)” from beg, end on Row 18.
Shape Neck: Dec 1 st at beg of the next 4 RS rows – 91(93-95-97) sts. Work even in Stripe Pat until piece measures 12_(13_-14_-15_)” from beg, end on Row 20. Inc 1 st at beg of the next 4 RS rows – 95(97-99-101) sts. Work even until piece measures 19-1/2(21-1/2-23-1/2-26-1/2)” from beg, end on Row 14(20-8-18). Bind off all sts.

 

LEFT FRONT
With larger needles, using C(B-B-B), cast on 95(97-99-101) sts. Work same as for back until piece measures 6-1/4(7-1/4-8-1/4-9-3/4)” from beg, end on Row 18.
Shape Neck: Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next row, then dec 1st at beg of every RS row 7 times – 84(86-88-90) sts. Work even until piece measures 9-1/4(10-1/4-11-1/4-12-3/4)” from beg, end on Row 20. Sl all sts onto holder for frontband.

 

RIGHT FRONT
Work same as for Left Front, working neck shaping at end of rows instead of beg.

 

SLEEVES
With larger needles, using A(B-B-B), cast on 32(34-36-38) sts. Beg with Row 3(17-17-7), work in Stripe Pat, inc 1 st each side every 4th row 0(2-12-15) times, every 6th row 19(19-11-9) times, then every 8th row 1(0-0-0) time – 72(76-82-86) sts. Work even until sleeve measures 18(18-17-17)” from beg, end on Row 12(6-18-8). Bind off all sts.

 

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams, matching stripes.
Neckband: With RS facing, using smaller needles and A, beg at right front edge, pick up and k18 sts along right front neck edge, 43 sts across back neck edge and 18 sts along left front neck edge – 79 sts.
Row 1 (WS): P1, * k1, p1, rep from * across.
Row 2: K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across. Rep these 2 rows twice more. Bind off all sts in ribbing.
Left Frontband: With RS facing, sl sts from holder to smaller needle. Join A at top of neckband, pick up and k5 sts across end of neckband, then k84(86-88-90) sts from LH needle – 89(91-93-95) sts. Beg with Row 1, work in ribbing same as for neckband for 1”. Bind off all sts in ribbing.
Right Frontband: With RS facing, join A at lower edge, k84(86-88-90) sts from holder, then pick up and k5 sts across end of neckband – 89(91-93-95) sts.
Row 1 (WS): P1, * k1, p1, rep from * across.
Row 2 (buttonhole): Work in ribbing as established to last 6 sts, bind off 2 sts, work to end.
Next Row: Work in ribbing as established, cast on 2 sts over sts bound-off on previous row. Complete to correspond to left frontband. Measure down 8(8-1/2-9-9-1/2)” from shoulder seams on back and fronts and mark for armholes. Sew in sleeves between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams.
Sweater Edging: With RS facing, using crochet hook and B, join yarn at center back edge of neckband. Working from LEFT TO RIGHT, work in Reverse Sc around neck, front and lower edges, working 3 sc’s in each corner. Join with a sl st in first sc.
Note: If adding optional fringe, beg edging at lower left front edge and work ONLY along front and neck edges, leaving lower edge free.
Sleeve Edging: Beg at sleeve seam, work same as for sweater edging. Sew on button.
Fringe (Optional): Cut 2 15” length strands of yarn. Put strands tog and fold in half. With crochet hook, draw center of strands through lower edge of sweater, forming a lp. Pull ends of fringe through this lp.
Note: For speedier cutting, wrap yarn multiple times around a piece of cardboard that is the desired length of the fringe. Cut the lower edge to free wrapped strands. Working in this manner, make 4 fringes across lower edge of each frontband, using 2 strands of A per fringe; make 3 fringes across lower edge of each stripe formed by Rows 1-6 of Stripe Pat, using 2 strands of A per fringe; make 5 fringes across lower edge of each stripe formed by Rows 7-20 of Stripe Pat, using 1 strand each of B and C per fringe.