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Lion Brand® LB Collection® Silk Mohair
Pattern Number: 80788AD
This open sweater is light and airy with beautiful lace panels.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: S/L, 1X/2X
Sizes S-L (1X-2X) Finished Chest 50 3/4 (59 3/4) in. (129 (152) cm) Finished Length 30 1/2 (32 1/2) in. (77.5 (82.5) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
CORRECTIONS: (applied Jul 22, 2014)
Row 10 (Inc): P1, M1 as if to purl, purl to last 2 sts, last st, M1 as if to purl, p1 - 60 (64) sts at end of row.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
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18 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
M1 as if to purl (make 1 st as if to purl) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle.
Purl this new stitch through the back loop.
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Sl next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog.
sk2p Sl 1 as if to knit, k2tog, pass slipped st over-2 sts dec.
PATTERN STITCH Spider Lace Pattern (multiple of 6 + 1 sts) Row 1 and all WS rows: Purl.
Rows 2, 4 and 6: K1, *yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from *.
Row 8: K2, yo, sk2p, yo, *k3, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 10: K1, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1; rep from *.
Row 12: K2tog, yo, *k3, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * to last 5 sts, k3, yo, ssk.
Rep Rows 1–12 for Spider Lace pattern.
CARDIGAN BACK Cast on 102 (122) sts.
Knit 4 rows.
Beg with knit row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until Back measures 20 (21) in.
(51 (53.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Shape Armhole Bind off 20 (25) sts at beg of next 2 rows – 62 (72) sts remain after armhole bind offs have been completed.
Work even in St st until armhole measures 9 1/2 (10 1/2) in.
(24 (26.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Shoulder Shaping Bind off 5 (6) sts at beg of next 6 rows.
LEFT FRONT Cast on 77 (87) sts.
Knit 4 rows.
Row 5 (RS): K50 (60) sts, place marker, k25, place marker, k2.
Row 6: K2, work Row 1 of Spider Lace pattern to next marker, purl to end.
Row 7: K to first marker, work Row 2 of Spider Lace pattern to next marker, k2.
Rep last 2 rows, continuing Spider Lace pattern as established between markers, until Front measures 18 1/2 (19) in.
(47 (48.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Next (Dec) Row: K to 2 sts before marker, ssk, work in Spider Lace pattern to next marker, k2 – 76 (86) sts at end of row.
Continue as established, rep Dec Row every 4th row until piece measures same as Back to armhole, end with a WS row.
Shape Armhole Bind off 20 (25) sts at beg of next row.
Continue to rep Dec Row every 4th row until 42 (45) sts remain.
Work even until armhole measures same as Back to shoulder, end with a WS row.
Shape Shoulder Bind off 5 (6) sts at beg of next 3 RS rows – 27 (27) sts when all bind offs have been completed.
Continue in Spider Lace pattern and Garter st edge for 3 1/2 (3 3/4) in.
(9 (9.5) cm).
RIGHT FRONT Work as for Left Front, reversing all shaping.
SLEEVE (make 2) Cast on 58 (62) sts.
Knit 4 rows.
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: Purl.
Row 7: Knit.
Rows 8 and 9: Rep Rows 6 and 7.
Row 10 (Inc): P1, M1 as if to purl, purl to last st, M1 as if to purl, p1 – 60 (64) sts at end of row.
Rep last 6 rows 20 (23) more times – 100 (110) sts when all incs have been completed.
Work even until Sleeve measures 25 (27) in.
(63.5 (68.5) cm).
FINISHING Sew shoulder seams.
Sew bound off edges of Spider Lace collar together.
Sew lower edge of Spider Lace collar to back neck.
Sew Sleeves to Fronts and Back, sewing top 4 (5) in.
(10 (12.5) cm) of side of Sleeve to bound-off sts on Front and Back.
Sew side and Sleeve seams.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
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