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Yoke top knitting pattern free

Yoke top knitting pattern free



YARN

• 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 12 balls 50gm Loyal Pattern Prints DK 8ply in shade #3008

NEEDLES AND TOOLS

• 3.75mm knitting needles

• 4.00mm knitting needles

• 4.00mm circular needle 100cm length

• Stitch holders

• Markers

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust 77-81 (84-89, 91-96, 101-106, 114-119, 124-129) cm

Finished fit 82 (90, 98, 109, 120, 131) cm

Garment length 64 (65, 66, 66, 67, 68) cm

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

skp - slip 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, pass the slipped stitch over;

M1 - lift strand between last st worked and next st onto left hand needle and k into the back of this strand to make 1 new st.

TENSION

22 sts by 30 rows over Stocking Stitch on 4mm needles to 10cm.

GETTING STARTED

Note: For pattern print consistency knit all balls either from the inside or the outside. The individual look of an item depends on the size of the garment. The finished garment may vary in appearance compared with the leaflet image. Every garment is unique.

WORKING PATTERN

BACK

With 4.00mm needles, cast on 98 (110, 118, 130, 142, 154) sts.

Row 1: RS - K2; *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

Row 2: P2; *k2, p2; rep from * to end. Rib further 6 rows. Stocking st until piece measures 10cm, end with a WS row.

**Next Row: RS - K1, skp, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Beg with a p row on WS, Stst 15 rows. **

Rep from ** to ** 3 (4, 4, 4, 4, 4) times more. 90 (100, 108, 120, 132, 144) sts.

Stocking st straight until piece measures 41cm from beg, end with a WS row.

Shape Underarms

Cast off 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) sts beg of next 2 rows. 80 (88, 94, 104, 114, 124) sts.

Leave sts on hold (do not break off yarn).

FRONT

Work as for Back. Leave sts on hold (break off yarn).

ARMHOLE BANDS (MAKE 2)

With 4.00mm needles, cast on 66 (70, 74, 78, 82, 86) sts.

Row 1: RS - K2; *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

Row 2: P2; *k2, p2; rep from * to end Rib further 4 rows.

Shape Underarms

Cont in Stst and cast off 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) sts beg of next 2 rows. 56 (58, 60, 62, 64, 66) sts.

Leave sts on hold (break off yarn).

YOKE

With 4.00mm circular needle and RS facing of pieces on hold, k the back holder 80 (88, 94, 104, 114, 124) sts, k the armhole band 56 (58, 60, 62, 64, 66) sts, k the front 80 (88, 94, 104, 114,1 24) sts, k the 2nd armhole band 56 (58, 60, 62, 64, 66) sts. 272 (292, 308, 332, 356, 380) sts.

Beg with a p row on WS, Stst for 7 rows.

Next Row: RS - K2 (2, 0, 2, 4, 3), (k2tog, k7 (8, 9, 9, 9, 11)) 30 (29, 28, 30, 32, 29) times. 242 (263, 280, 302, 324, 351) sts.

Beg with a p row on WS, Stst for 9 (11, 11, 11, 11, 11) rows.

Next Row: RS - K2 (2, 0, 2, 4, 3), (k2tog, k6 (7, 8, 8, 8, 10)) 30 (29, 28, 30, 32, 29) times. 212 (234, 252, 272, 292, 322) sts.

Beg with a p row on WS, Stst for 9 rows.

Next Row: RS - K2 (2, 0, 2, 4, 3), (k2tog, k5 (6, 7, 7, 7, 9)) 30 (29, 28, 30, 32, 29) times. 182 (205, 224, 242, 260, 293) sts.

Beg with a p row on WS, Stst for 9 rows.

Next Row: RS - K2 (2, 0, 2, 4, 3), (k2tog, k4 (5, 6, 6, 6, 8)) 30 (29, 28, 30, 32, 29) times. 152 (176, 196, 212, 228, 264) sts.

Beg with a p row on WS, Stst for 9 (9, 7, 9, 9, 7) rows.

Sizes 91-96 (101-106, 114-119, 124-129) cm only

Next Row: RS - K0 (2, 4, 3), (k2tog, k5 (5, 5, 7)) 28 (30, 32, 29) times. 168 (182, 196, 235) sts.

Beg with a p row on WS, Stst for 5 rows.

Size 124-129cm only

Next Row: RS - K3, (k2tog, k6) 29 times. 206 sts.

Beg with a p row on WS, Stst for 5 rows.

Sizes 84-89 (91-96, 101-106, 114-119, 124-129) cm only

Next Row: RS - K0 (0, 2, 4, 6), (k2tog, k9 (40, 16, 10, 6)) 16 (4, 10, 16, 25) times. 160 (164, 172, 180, 181) sts.

Beg with a p row on WS, Stst for 1 (1, 1, 3, 3) rows and dec 0 (4, 4, 8, 5) sts evenly across last row - 160 (160, 168, 172, 176) sts.

Change to 3.75mm needles.

All sizes (over 152 (160, 160, 168, 172, 176) sts)

Next Row: RS - *K2, p2; rep from * to end.

Next Row: WS - *K2, p2; rep from * to end.

Rib 4 more rows.

Cast off loosely in rib.

MAKING UP

Join sides, underarms, armhole bands and yoke seam.