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Naomi

knit in Mohair Classic and Optik

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 moss stitch cardigan in Mohair Classic and Optik.

 

Shown in size Small.

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

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust (buttoned) – 40(44-48-52-56)”.
Length – 23(23-23-1/2-24-24-1/2)”.

 

MATERIALS
BERROCO MOHAIR CLASSIC (43 grs),7(7-8-9-9) balls #B1138 (A).
BERROCO OPTIK (50 grs), 8(8-9-10-10) hanks #4901 Renoir (B).
Straight knitting needles, sizes 9 and 11 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
5 1” buttons.

 

GAUGE
9 sts = 4”; 14 rows = 4” in Moss St with A and B worked tog on size 11 needles.
13 sts = 4”; 18 rows = 4” in k2, p2 rib with A and B worked tog on size 9 needles.
13 sts = 4”; 24 rows = 4” in Garter St with A and B worked tog on size 9 needles.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

 

NOTE
A and B are worked tog throughout this garment.

 

MOSS STITCH
Rows 1 and 2: * K1, p1, rep from * across.
Rows 3 and 4: * P1, k1, rep from * across.
Rep these 4 rows for Moss St.

 

BACK
With larger needles, using A and B held tog, cast on 46(50-54-60-64) sts. Work even in Moss St until piece measures 14” from beg, end on WS.
Shape Armholes: Bind off 2 sts at beg of the next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at each side every RS row 3 times – 36(40-44-50-54) sts. Work even in pat as established until armholes measure 8(8-8-1/2-9-9-1/2)”, end on WS.
Shape Shoulders and Neck: Bind off 6(7-8-9-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 5(6-7-8-9) sts at beg of the next 2 rows. Bind off remaining 14(14-14-16-16) sts for back neck.

 

LEFT FRONT
With larger needles, using A and B held tog, cast on 24(26-28-32-34) sts. Work even in Moss St until piece measures 14” from beg, end on WS.
Shape Armhole: Bind off 2 sts at beg of the next row. Dec 1 st at armhole edge every RS row 3 times. AT THE SAME TIME, when armhole measures 1”, end on RS.
Shape Neck: Bind off 2 sts at beg of the next row. Continuing armhole shaping, dec 1 st at neck every other row 0(0-0-4-4) times, then every 4th row 6(6-6-4-4) times – 11(13-15-17-19) sts. When armhole measures 8(8-8-1/2-9-9-1/2)”, end on WS.
Shape Shoulder: Bind off 6(7-8-9-10) sts at armhole edge once, then bind off 5(6-7-8-9) sts once.

 

RIGHT FRONT
With larger needles, using A and B held tog, cast on 24(26-28-32-34) sts. Work even in Moss St until piece measures 2” from beg, end on WS.
Next Row (Buttonhole): Work 2 sts, yo, k2 tog, work to end. Complete to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping and making 4 more buttonholes 3(3-3-1/4-3-1/4-3-1/2)” apart along front edge, the last 1(1-1/2-1-1/2)” below beg of neck shaping.

 

SLEEVES
With smaller needles, using A and B held tog, cast on 32 sts. Work even in k2, p2 ribbing until sleeve measures 6” from beg. Change to larger needles and p the next row, decreasing 4 sts evenly spaced across last row – 28 sts. Work in Moss St, inc 1 st each side every 6th row 0(0-0-2-7) times, every 8th row 0(0-2-4-0) times, every 10th row 0(0-3-0-0) times, every 12th row 3(4-0-0-0) times, then every 14th row 1(0-0-0-0) times, working incs into Moss St as sts become available – 36(36-38-40-42) sts. Work even in pat as established until sleeve measures 21(20-1/2-20-19-1/2-19)” from beg, end on WS.
Shape Cap: Bind off 2 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then dec 1 st each side every 4th row twice, end on WS – 28(28-30-32-34) sts. Bind off all sts loosely.

 

POCKETS (Make 2)
With larger needles, using A and B held tog, cast on 16 sts. Work even in Moss St until piece measures 5_” from beg, end on WS, increasing 6 sts evenly spaced across last row – 22 sts. Change to larger needles.
Row 1 (RS): K2, * p2, k2, rep from * across.
Row 2: P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 7” from beg. Bind off loosely in ribbing.

 

FINISHING
Steam pieces lightly. Sew shoulder seams.
Collar: With RS facing, using smaller needles and A and B held tog, beg after bound-off sts of right front neck, pick up and k26 sts along right front neck edge, place marker, pick up and k15(15-15-17-17) sts across back neck edge, place marker, pick up and k26 sts along left front neck edge to bound-off sts – 67(67-67-69-69) sts. Knit 1 row.
Short Rows: K to 2nd marker, turn, sl 1 purlwise WYIB, k to 1st marker, turn, sl 1 purlwise WYIB, k to 4 sts after 2nd marker, turn, sl 1 purlwise WYIB. Continue in this manner to k4 more sts each row until all sts have been worked. Knit 2 rows. Bind off all sts loosely. Sew front edges of collar to bound-off sts at neck edge. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams, reversing seams over lower 3” of sleeves. Sew 1 pocket to each front with the lower edge of pocket 2” above lower edge of sweater and the outer edge of pocket 3/4(1-1/2-2-2-1/2-3)” in from side seam. Sew on buttons.