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Sherri

knit in Cotton Twist® Variegated

Skill level: Intermediate

This is a knit pattern.

 

 

Instructions

Schematic | Stitch Glossary

Yarn used ...

A little girl’s lacy T-shirt in Cotton Twist Variegated with an optional ribbon drawstring at the neck.

 

Shown in size 4.

 

SIZES
Directions are for children’s size 2.  Changes for sizes 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 are in parentheses.

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest – 26(28-30-32-33-34)”.Length – 11-1/2(12-1/2-13-1/2-14-1/2-15-1/2-16-1/2)”.Note:  When measuring length of this garment, measure from lowest point of scalloped edge.

 

MATERIALS
BERROCO COTTON TWIST VARIEGATED (50 grs), 3(4-5-6-7-8) hanks #8454 Denim Mix.
Straight knitting needles, size 7 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
16” length circular knitting needle, size 7.
1 yd 1/4” wide ribbon (Optional).

 

GAUGE
11 sts = 2”;  21 rows = 4” in Pat St.
20 sts = 4”;  26 rows = 4” in St st.
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

 

PATTERN STITCH
Row 1 (RS):
  * K2 tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, SSK, rep from * across.
Row 2:
  Purl.Rep these 2 rows for Pat St.

 

BACK
With straight needles, cast on 72(79-83-90-92-94) sts.  Keeping 3(1-3-1-2-3) sts at each side in St st and remaining sts in Pat St, work even until piece measures 5(5-5½-5½-6-6)” from beg, end on RS.  P the next row, dec 7(9-8-10-9-9) sts evenly spaced across – 65(70-75-80-83-85) sts.  Work even in St st until piece measures 7(7-1/2-8-8-1/2-9-9-1/2)” from beg, end on WS.
Shape Armholes:  Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, 2 sts at beg of the next 4 rows, then dec 1 st each side every RS row 3 times – 45(50-55-60-63-65) sts.  Work even in St st until armholes measure 4(4-1/2-5-5-1/2-6-6-1/2)”, end on WS.
Shape Neck:
  K15(16-18-20-21-22), join another hank of yarn and bind off center 15(18-19-20-21-21) sts, k to end.  Working both sides at once, bind off 6 sts at each neck edge once.  When armholes measure 4-1/2(5-5-1/2-6-6-1/2-7)”, end on WS.  Bind off 9(10-12-14-15-16) sts each side for shoulders.

 

FRONT
Work same as for back until armholes measure 2-1/2(3-3-1/2-4-4-1/2-5)”, end on WS.
Shape Neck:
  K18(19-21-23-24-25), join another hank of yarn and bind off center 9(12-13-14-15-15) sts, k to end.  Working both sides at once, bind off 3 sts at each neck edge once, 2 sts twice, then dec 1 st at each neck edge every RS row twice.  When armholes measure 4-1/2(5-5-1/2-6-6-1/2-7)”, end on WS.  Bind off 9(10-12-14-15-16) sts each side for shoulders.

 

SLEEVES
With straight needles, cast on 40(44-50-54-60-64) sts.  Knit 6 rows, then work even in St st until piece measures 2(2-2-1/2-2-1/2-3-3)” from beg, end on WS.
Shape Cap:  Bind off 3 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 2 sts at beg of the next 6 rows.  Dec 1 st each side every RS row 7(7-7-7-7-8) times, end on WS.  Bind off remaining 8(12-18-22-28-30) sts.

 

FINISHING
Steam pieces lightly.  Sew shoulder seams.
Neckband:
  With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at center back neck, pick up and k13(15-15-16-16-16) sts to left shoulder seam, 19 sts along left front neck edge, 9(12-13-14-15-15) sts along front neck edge, 19 sts along right front neck edge and 14(15-16-16-17-17) sts to end – 74(80-82-84-86-86) sts.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  P 1 rnd.  (K 1 rnd, p 1 rnd) twice.  Bind off all sts knitwise.  Sew in sleeves.  Sew side and sleeve seams.
Optional:
  Beg at center front neck, weave ribbon in and out of 2nd knit rnd of neckband. Tie ends tog in bow at center front.