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Cool Cotton Knit 

FOR EXPERIENCED KNITTERS

Note: This has the sleeves knit right into the front and back.

For cool summer play, a pullover of Berg6re de France 100% cotton "Cotonature" fius the bill.  "Cotonatum" a sport weight yarn, is available in 50 gram balls (79 yards per ball). 

   

Stitch markers will aid you in keeping track of cables as you make this sweater that is sure to please someone special.

The sweater requires 9 (10, 11) balls Berg&re de France "Cotonature," (Sport weight)

Numbers 4 and 7 standard knitting needles, or size  required to obtain given gauge, a size F crochet hook and one cable hook.

Directions are given for junior size 9/10 with changes for 11/12 and 13/14 given in parentheses. 

Finished chest circumference is 31 ½ (33, 35 ½) inches; sleeve length is 7 (7 ½, 8) inches; length from back of neck is 19 (21, 22 ½) inches.

Gauge: 21 sts equal 4 inches 24 rows equal 4 inches in pattern.

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

  

BOW TWIST PATTERN: (Multiple of 10 plus 2)

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17: (Right Side) K 1, *(k 1, p 1) twice, k 1, p 5, repeat from across, k last St.

Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18: K 1, *k 5, p 2, k 1, p 2, repeat from * across, k last St.

Rows 9, 19: K 1, *sl 1 as to k to holder in front of work, (k 1, p 1) twice, sl St from holder as to k, p 5, repeat from across, k last St.

Row 20: K 1, *p 1, k 1, repeat from across, k last St.

Rows 21, 23, 25, 27, 31, 33, 35, 37: K 1, *p 5, k 2, p 1, k 2, repeat from * across, k last St.

Rows 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38: K 1, *(p 1, k 1) twice, p 1, k 5, repeat from across, k last St.

Rows 29, 39: K 1, *p 5, sl 1 as to p to holder in front of work, k 2, p 1, k 1, k St from holder, repeat from * across, k last St.       

Row 40: Repeat Row 20.

BACK: With smaller needles, cast on 76 (80, 86) sts. 

Work in ribbing (k 1, p1) for 2 inches. Inc 6 (7, 6) sts evenly across last Row - 82 (87, 92) sts.

Change to larger needles and Bow Twist Pattern.

   

MEDIUM SIZE ONLY. 

Row 1: K 1, p 5, repeat from * on pattern Row 1.

On all following rows, continue to k 1 and work once the second half of that row's pattern repeat before beginning from * .

Sleeve increase: When piece measures 10 ½ (11 ½, 12 ½) inches, inc 2 sts each end of needle 5 times; inc 3 sts each end twice; inc one st each end every 1 (1, 1 ½) inches 4 (2, 4) times; inc 0 (1, 0) sts each end every 1  ½ inches twice - 122 (l27, 132) sts.  Work inc sts in pattern.

Neck and Shoulder Shaping: At 19 ½ (21, 22 ½) inches total length, dec 9 (10, 10) sts each end of needle every other row 2 (4, 2) times; dec 10 (0, 11) sts each end every other row 2 (0, 2) times. Bind off remaining 46 (47,48) sts for neckline.

Front Work as for back.  At 19 ½ (21, 22 ½) inches total length begin shoulder shaping as for back.

AT THE SAME TIME, bind off center 18 (19, 20) sts.  Continue each shoulder separately, bind off at neck edge 5 sts twice, then 4 sts once.

Finishing: Block front and back, sew side and shoulder seams. 

Work 2 rows sc around neck and armholes.