Knitting for women Knitting Pullovers Free knitting pattern lace pullover

Free knitting pattern lace pullover

Pullover



Size 36/38 (40/42, 44/46)

Instructions are given for first size. Figures in parenthesis refer to larger sizes. When only one figure is given, it applies to all sizes.

Materials:

500 (550, 600) g of Lana Grossa Portofino (60% cotton, 40% polyamide; 115 m/50) in Wheat (col 4).

Size 4 and 5 mm needles.

Clam stitch: Multiple of 6 + 1 + 2 selvage sts. Work according to chart. Numbers at right edge of chart indicate RS rows, numbers at left edge of chart indicate WS rows. Work rows 1 - 5 once, then repeat rows 2-5 throughout.

Gauge: 24 sts and 12 rows = 10 x 10 cm in clam st on size 5 mm needles, measured hanging from needle.

Back: With size 4 mm needles, cast on 111 (123, 135) sts.

Next WS row: Knit.

Change to size 5 mm needles.

Next RS row: Selvage st, work row 1 of chart for clam st, beg chart pat with 4 sts before first arrow, work 6-st pat rep between arrows 16 (18, 20) times, end with 9 sts after 2nd arrow, selvage st.

Work in pat as established until back measures 62 cm from cast-on, ending with a chart row 5. Bind off all sts purlwise on next WS row = chart row 6.

Front: Work same as for back.

Sleeves: With size 4 mm needles, cast on 63 sts.

Next WS row: Knit. Change to size 5 mm needles.

Next RS row: Selvage st, work row 1 of chart for clam st, beg chart pat with 4 sts before first arrow, work 6-st pat rep between arrows 8 times, end with 9 sts after 2nd arrow, selvage st. Work in pat as established until sleeve measures 20 (20, 17) cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row.

Shape sleeve: Inc 1 st at beg and end of next RS row, then every foll 4th row 3 times, then every other row 8 times (then every foll 4th row once, then every other row 13 times / then every other row 17 times) = 87 (93, 99) sts.

Work increased sts into pattern. Cont until sleeve measures 47 cm from cast-on, ending with a chart row 5. Bind off all sts purlwise on next WS row = chart row 6.

Finishing: Pin pieces to measurements and block. Sew shoulder seams, leaving center 28 cm open for neck. Place markers 18 (19, 20) cm down from shoulders on front and back. Sew on sleeves between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Chart and Diagram