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exchange your knitting patterns to crochet or your crochet patterns to knit

Ski Sweater in the round  exchange to crochet     

   

These directions are for size 12. Changes for sizes 14, 76 and 18 are in parentheses.

MATERIALS

Worsted weight yarn (2 oz. skeins) -- 14(15-16-17)

Main Color (M C); 2 Contrasting Color (C C)

1 circular needle No. 9

1 set d p needles No. 9

  GAUGE: 4 sts = 1 inch 6 rows ---- 1 inch

NOTE: When working design always carry yarn not in use, loosely across wrong side of work.

BACK: Using M C and circular needle, cast on 67 (71-75-79) sts.

Work back and forth in stockinette st until piece measures 1 inch, ending with a K row.

K the next 2 rows to form hemline and continue in stockinette st for 3 rows more, ending with a P row.

On the next Row join C C and following Chart A, work design in stockinette st until Chart A has been completed.

Break off C C. Continue in M C stockinette st until piece measures 5 inches above hemline.

On the next Row inc 1 st each end of needle and repeat this inc every 4 inches once more.

Continue in M C stockinette st on 71 (75-79-83) sts until piece measures 12 inches above hemline.

Join C C and following Chart B, work design until 12 rows of Chart B have been completed. Sl 71 (75-79-83) sts onto a holder.

FRONT: Work to correspond to back.

SLEEVES: Using M C and circular needle, cast on 29 (31-55-35) sts. K back and forth in garter st until piece measures 2 inches.

Then work in stockinette st for 1 inch.

On the next row inc 1 st each end of needle and repeat this inc every 1 inch 8 (9-10-11) times more.

Work even on 47 (51-55-59) sts until piece measures 16(16 16½-16 ½) inches.

Join C C and following Chart B, work design in stockinette for 12 rows. Sl 47 (51-55-59) sts onto a holder.

YOKE: Sl 47 (51-55-59) sts of one sleeve onto circular needle, put a marker on needle, sl 71 (75-79-83) sts of front onto needle, put a marker on needle, sl 47 (51-55-59) sts of other sleeve onto needle, put a marker on needle, sl 71 (75-79-83) sts of back onto needle, put a marker on needle.

With right side facing you, following Chart C, K 2 tog, work across 43 (47-51-55) sts of sleeve, K 2 tog, following Chart B, work across 71 (75-79-83) sts of front, following Chart C, K 2 tog, work across 43 (47-51-55) sts of sleeve, K 2 tog, following Chart B, work across 71 (75-79-83) sts of back – 232 (248-264-280) sts.

Continuing as established to follow Charts C and B, work design in stockinette st until charts have been completed.

Remove all markers except the one to mark beg of rounds.

Work even on 232 (248-264-280) sts for 1 inch.

FIRST DEC ROUND:

K 6, K 2 tog, repeat from * around – 29 (31-33-35) sts decreased. Work even on 203 (217-231-245) sts for 1 inch.

SECOND DEC ROUND: * K 5, K 2 tog, repeat from * around – 29 (31-33-35) sts decreased.

NOTE: When there are too few stitches for circular needle, change to d p needles.

Continue in this manner to dec 29 (31-33-35) sts in a round ever 1 inch, having 1 st less between decreases on each round, 3 times more.

Work even on 87 (93-99-105) sts for 1 (1¼ -1½- 1 ¾) inches.

SIXTH DEC ROUND: On next round dec 15 (21-25-31) sts at even intervals.

Work even on 72 (72-74-74) sts for 2 inches.

Break off M C. Join C C and * K 2 tog, y o, repeat from * around.

K the next round.

Work even in C C stockinette st for 2 inches. Bind off loosely.

FINISHING Sew side and underarm seams. Fold bottom at hemline and sew. Fold collar along y o Row and sew to inside. Steam.

Directions on Use of Charts  Back 

CHART A 

For all sizes: Repeat between A and B, ending as between A and C.

CHART B    BACK 

For size 12: Repeat between D's. 

For size 14: Repeat between C's. 

Ear size 16: Repeat between B's.

For size 18: Repeat between A's. 

CHART C   SLEEVES

For size 12: Repeat between D's.

For size 14: Repeat between O's.

For size 16: Repeat between B's.

For size 18: Repeat between A's.

YOKE

For size 12: * Work between D's on Chart C; then work between D's on Chart B. repeat from * once more.

For size 14: * Work between C's on Chart C; then work between C's on Churl B, repeat from * once more.

For size 16: * Work between B's on Chart C; then work between B's on Chart B, repeat from * once more.

For size 18t * Work between A's on Chart C; then work between A'S on Chart B, repeat from * once mare.

To enlarge click on picture.

 chart A      

 skisweintheroupic3-4.jpg (82958 bytes)  chart B

 skisweintheroupic4-4.jpg (61934 bytes) chart C

Taken from Bernat Big needle Fashion 1958

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