Knitting for women Knitting Pullovers Lace stitch pullover

Lace stitch pullover

Lace stitch pullover



YARN

• 5, 6, 7 balls 50g Wendy Osprey Aran in shade #2682

NEEDLES AND TOOLS

• 4.5mm knitting needles

• 5.5mm knitting needles

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust: 76-81, 86-91, 102-107cm

Finished fit: 82, 97, 108cm

Length: 50, 52, 55cm

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

psso - pass slipped stitch over

yfwd - yarn forward

yon - yarn over needle

TENSION

9 sts over patt on 5.5mm needles to 5cm

WORKING PATTERN

BACK

**With 4.5mm needles cast on 75 (87, 99) sts.

Row 1: RS - K1, *P1, K1, rep from * to end.

Row 2: P1, *K1, P1, rep from * to end.

Rep these 2 rows for 7.5cm, end with WS row.

Change to 5.5mm needles.

Beg Main Pattern

Row 1: RS - P3, *K3, yon, si 1, K2tog, psso, yfwd, КЗ, P3, rep from * to end.

Row 2: КЗ, *P9, КЗ, rep from * to end. Row 3: P3, *K2, yon, si 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, yfwd, K2, P3, rep from * to end.

Row 4: As row 2.

Rows 5-7: As rows 1-3.

Row 8: As row 2.

Rows 9 & 10: As rows 1 & 2.

Row 11: P3, КЗ, *P3, КЗ, yon, si 1, K2tog, psso, yfwd, КЗ, rep from * to last 9 sts, P3, КЗ, P3.

Row 12: КЗ, РЗ *КЗ, Р9, rep from * to last 9 sts, КЗ, РЗ, КЗ.

Row 13: РЗ, КЗ, *РЗ, К2, yon, si 1, К1, psso, К1, K2tog, yfwd, К2, rep from * to last 9 sts, РЗ, КЗ, РЗ.

Row 14: As row 12.

Rows 15-17: As rows 11-13.

Row 18: As row 12.

Rows 19 & 20: As rows 11 & 12.

Rep these 20 rows for Main patt throughout.

Patt until work measures 40.5cm from cast on edge, end with a WS row.

BackShape Armholes

Keeping patt correct, cast off 10 (12, 14) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 55 (63, 71) sts.**

Work straight until armhole measures 1 9 (21.5, 24) cm from beg of shaping, end with a WS row

Shape Neck and Shoulders

Next Row: Cast off 5 (6, 7), patt until there are 15 (17, 19) sts on right hand needle, turn and leave remaining sts on a spare needle.

Work on first set of sts:

Next Row: Cast off 2, patt to end.

Next Row: Cast off 5 (6, 7), patt to end.

Next Row: Cast off 2, part to end.

Cast off.

Return to sts on spare needle.

With RS facing, slip next 15 (17, 19) sts onto a holder, join yarn to next st and patt to end of row.

Next Row: Cast off 5 (6, 7), patt to end.

Next Row: Cast off 2, patt to end.

Rep last 2 rows once more.

Cast off.

FRONT

Work as given for Back from ** to **. Work straight until armholes measures 14 (16.5, 19) cm, from beg of shaping, end with a WS row.

Shape Neck

Next Row: Patt 20 (23, 26), turn and leave remaining sts on a spare needle. Work on first set of sts: Dec 1 st at neck edge on every following alternate row until 16 (19, 22) sts remain.

Work straight until Front measures same as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, end at armhole edge.

Shape Shoulder

Cast off 5 (6, 7) sts at beg of next and following alternate row.

Work 1 row.

Cast off.

Return to sts on spare needle.

With RS facing, slip next 15 (17, 19) sts onto a holder, join yarn to next st and patt to end of row.

Now complete to match first side of neck.

NECKBAND

Join right shoulder seam.

With RS facing and 4.5mm needle, join yarn to neck at left front shoulder and pick up and К 1 2 sts down left side of front neck, К the front neck holder sts, pick up and К 1 2 sts up right side of front neck, 4 sts down right side of back neck, К the back neck holder sts, then pick up and К 4 sts up left side of back neck. 62 (66, 70) sts.

K1, P1 rib for 7.5cm. Cast off in rib.

Join left shoulder and neckband seam.

ARMBANDS

With RS facing and 4.5mm needles pick up and К 81 (91,97) sts around entire armhole.

K1, P1 rib for 7 rows. Cast off in rib.

MAKING UP

Sew up side and armband seams.