A366 Garter Stitch & Rib Shawl

A368 Ladies jumper with wide neck
  • Circular Knitting Needles 40cm- 3.25mm
    Circular Knitting Needles 40cm- 3.25mm
  • Knitting Needles 30cm- 3.25mm
    Knitting Needles 30cm- 3.25mm
  • A pair of 3.25mm knitting needles
  • A 3.25mm circular knitting needle
  • Wool needle for sewing in ends
  • Yarn- Quanity dependant on size See Chart 

 


TENSION- 23 sts and 33 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 3.25mm needles.

BACK

Using a pair of 3.25mm needles, cast on 105 (117-129-141) sts.

1st row: K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to last st, K1.

2nd row: K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end.

Last 2 rows form rib. Work a further 4 rows rib.

Work in stocking st until work measures 45cm from beg, ending with a purl row.

Tie a coloured thread at each end of last row to mark beg of armholes as there is no armhole shaping. **

Cont until work measures 63 (64-65-66) cm from beg, ending with a purl row.

Shape Back Neck:

Next row: K37 (42-47-51), turn.

Cont on these 37 (42-47-51) sts.

Dec one st at neck edge in every alt row until 33 (38-43-47) sts rem. Purl 1 row.

Shape Shoulder:

Cast off 8 (10-11-12) sts at beg of next row, then foll 2 alt rows.

Work 1 row. Cast off rem 9 (8-10-11) sts. Slip next 31 (33-35-39) sts onto a stitch holder.

With right side facing, join yarn to rem sts and knit to end. Dec one st at neck edge in every alt row until 33 (38-43-47) sts rem. Work 2 rows.

Shape Shoulder: Work as for other shoulder shaping.

FRONT

Work as for Back to **. Cont until there are 24 (26-28-30) rows less than Back to beg of back neck shaping, ending with a purl row.

Shape Neck: Next row: K40 (45-50-55), turn. Cont on these 40 (45-50-55) sts. Dec one st at neck edge in 2nd row, then every 4th row until 36 (42-48-51) sts rem, then every 6th row until 33 (38-43-47) sts rem. Purl 1 row.

Shape Shoulder: Cast off 8 (10-11-12) sts at beg of next row, then foll 2 alt rows. Work 1 row.

Cast off rem 9 (8-10-11) sts. Slip next 25 (27-29-31) sts onto a stitch holder. With right side facing, join yarn to rem sts and knit to end.

Dec one st at neck edge in 2nd row, then every 4th row until 36 (42-48-51) sts rem, then every 6th row until 33 (38-43-47) sts rem. Work 2 rows.

Shape Shoulder: Work as for other shoulder shaping.

SLEEVES

Using a pair of 3.25mm needles, cast on 53 (55-57-59) sts. Work 6 rows rib. 

Working in stocking st for rem, inc one st at each end of 5th row, then every 4th row until there are 57 (69-77-85) sts, then every 6th row until there are 93 (99-103-107) sts.

Cont without shaping until work measures 43cm (or length desired) from beg, ending with a purl row.

Shape Top: Cast off 11 (12-12-13) sts at beg of next 6 rows, then 10 (10-12-11) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off rem 7 sts.

NECKBAND

Join shoulder seams. With right side facing and using 3.25mm circular needle, beg at left shoulder seam and knit up 26 (27-28-30) sts along left front neck, knit across sts from Front stitch holder, knit up 26 (27-28-30) sts along right front neck, knit up 8 sts along right back neck, knit across sts from Back stitch holder, then knit up 8 sts along left back neck … 132 (138-144-154) sts.

1st round: Purl.

2nd round: Knit.

3rd round: Purl.

Cast off knitways.

FINISHING

Join side and Sleeve seams. Sew in Sleeves. Sew in all ends.

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