ssk (slip, slip, knit)Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, 1 at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and k them tog.
Eyelet Ribbing worked back and forth on straight needles (multiple of 5 sts + 2)
Rows 1 and 3 (WS) *K 2, p 3, repeat from * across, end k 2.
Row 2 *P 2, k 1, yo, ssk, repeat from * across, end p 2.
Row 4 *P 2, k2tog, yo, k 1, repeat from * across, end p 2.
Rep Rows 1-4 for Eyelet Ribbing.
Eyelet Ribbing worked in-the-rnd for Leg Warmers (multiple of 5 sts)
Rnds 1 and 3 *P 2, k 3, repeat from * around.
Rnd 2 *P 2, k 1, yo, ssk, repeat from * around
Rnd 4 *P 2, k2tog, yo, k 1, repeat from * around.
Repeat Rnds 1-4 for Eyelet Ribbing in-the-rnd.
Eyelet Pattern worked back and forth on straight needles (multiple of 8 sts + 6)
Row 1 (RS) Knit.
Rows 2, 4 and 6 Purl.
Row 3 *K 6, yo, k2tog, repeat from * across, end k 6.
Row 5 Knit.
Row 7 K 2, *yo, k2tog, k 6, repeat from * across, end k 4.
Row 8 Purl.
Repeat Rows 1-8 for Eyelet Pattern.
Eyelet Patterm worked in-the-rnd for Leg Warmers (multiple of 8 sts)
Rnds 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8 Knit.
Rnd 3 *K 6, yo, k2tog, repeat from * around.
Rnd 7 K 2, *yo, k2tog, k 6, repeat from * to last 6 sts, end yo, k2tog, k 4.
Repeat Rnds 1-8 for Eyelet Pattern in-the-rnd.
LEG WARMERS (Circular Version worked in-the-rnd)With smaller double-pointed needles, cast on 25 (30) sts. Join and mark beg of rnd. Work Eyelet Ribbing in-the-rnd for 3 repeats 12 rnds, ending with Rnd 1 and dec first (inc 1 st) in last row 24 (32) sts. Change to larger double-pointed needles. Work in Eyelet Pattern in-the-rnd for 10 (12)"or desired length, ending with a knit rnd; AT SAME TIME, inc 1 st at beg and end of each rnd every 3" 3 times 30 (38) sts. Change to smaller double-pointed needles. Work in Eyelet Ribbing for 12 rnds, inc 2 sts for size only in first rnd 30 (40) sts. Working Rnd 1 of Eyelet Ribbing, bind off all sts.LEG WARMERS (Flat Version worked back and forth)With smaller straight needles, cast on 27 (32) sts. Work Eyelet Ribbing, back and forth, for 3 repeats 12 rows, ending with Row 1 and dec 1 (2) sts evenly spaced across row 26 (30) sts. Change to larger needles. Work in Eyelet Pattern as follows:Next Row K 2 (0), work Eyelet Pattern across 22 (30) sts, k 2 (0). Continue in this manner, keeping first 2 and last 2 sts in size 4 only in St st (k on RS, p on WS); AT SAME TIME, inc 1 st at beg and end of rnd every 3 inches 3 (4) times 32 (38) sts.Continue in Eyelet Pattern until 10 (12) inches or desired length, ending with a knit row.Change to smaller straight needles. Work in Eyelet Ribbing for 12 rows, dec 1 st in first row for size 6/8 only 32 (37) sts.Working Row 1 of Eyelet Pattern, bind off all sts. Sew back seam.SWEATERBACKWith smaller straight needles, cast on 37 (42, 47) sts. Work 6 rows of Eyelet Ribbing, then repeat Row 1, inc 1 (0, dec 1) st in last row 38 (42, 46) sts.Change to larger straight needles.Next Row K 0 (2, 0), work Eyelet Pattern across next 38 (38, 46) sts, k 0 (2, 0).Continue in this manner, keeping first 2 and last 2 sts on size 6 only in St st, until piece measures approximately 13 (14, 15)" from beg, ending with Row 8.Working Row 1, bind off all sts.LEFT FRONTWork same as Back until Eyelet Pattern section measures 3 (3, 4)" from beg (not including ribbing), ending with a RS row.Shape Left Front Surplice EdgeNext Row (WS) Maintaining pattern, bind off 9 sts, work pattern to end. Continue in Eyelet Pattern, dec 1 st at Left Front surplice edge every other row 17 (19, 21) times 12 (14, 16) sts remain. Work even until same length as Back. Bind off.RIGHT FRONTWork same as Left Front until Eyelet Pattern section measures 3 (3, 4)" from beg, ending with a WS row.Shape Right Front Surplice EdgeNext Row (RS) Maintaining pattern, bind off 9 sts, work pattern to end. Continue in Eyelet Pattern, dec 1 st at Right Front surplice edge every other row 17 (19, 21) times 12 (14, 16) sts remain. Work even until same length as Back. Bind off.SLEEVESWith smaller straight needles, cast on 22 (27, 27) sts. Work in Eyelet Ribbing for 6 rows, then repeat Row 1, inc 0 (3, 3) sts evenly spaced across last row 22 (30, 30) sts. Change to larger needles. Work in Eyelet Pattern, inc 1 st at each end every 6 (10, 10) rows 7 (5, 6) times, keeping Eyelet Pattern as established 36 (40, 42) sts. Work even until Sleeve measures 12 (12, 14)" from beg or desired length. Bind off loosely.FINISHINGSew shoulder seams. Center Sleeve top at shoulder seam and sew Sleeve to Pullover body. Sew Sleeve seams.For Surplice PulloverOverlap Right Front over Left Front and sew side seams through all thicknesses. For CardiganSew side seams. Sew snaps to close left side under right side.For PulloverEdging On right side, pick up and k 17 sts along free edge. Work 3 rows of ribbing, binding off on last row. Note Use eyelet in rib for buttonholes, placing buttons accordingly on left side and sew into place. Weave in ends. For Both VersionsStarting at bottom edge of Right Front, pick up and k approximately 72 (82, 87) sts along Right Front surplice edge, across Back neck, along Left Front surplice edge, ending at top of Left Front side seam edge. Work in ribbing for 3 rows, binding off on last row.For PulloverTack ribbing into place. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
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