Double-Knitting-Cardigan


ABBREVIATIONS Alt., alternate; beg., beginning, ch., chain; ch-sp., chain space; em, centimetres; d.c., double crochet; dec., decrease; d.tr., double treble; h.tr., half treble; in., inch(es); inc., increase; k., knit; p., purl; patt., pattern; p.s.s.o., pass slipped stitch over; rep., repeat; sl., slip; sl.st., slip stitch; st., stitch; sts., stitches; t.b.i., through back of loop; tog., together; tr., treble; y.o., yarn over.crochet-dress-144×300 Crochet V-Neck Dress NEEDLES Where applicable, check your knitting needle sizes very carefully, as both Metric and old U.K. sizes have been quoted. TENSION It is essential that you test your tension before commencing the garment you have chosen to make. Using the hook size recommended work a square to measure 10 cm x 10 cm (4 in. x 4 in.) If you get less stitches than stated, use a size smaller hook, if you get more, use a size larger SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS , Cluster, miss next ch-sp, and tr., 1 tr. into next ch-sp., 3 ch., work 3 tr. around last tr., miss next tr. and ch-sp. Dec.2, miss next 2 sts., 1 tr. into next st. Dec.1, miss next st., 1 tr, into next st. NOTES Count each tr., each ch-sp. and each d.c. as 1 st., each cluster as 5 sts. and each 2 ch-sp. as 2 sts. throughout. During shaping work first 3 ch. and last tr. of each row loosely. When rejoining yarn make a slip knot on hook, insert hook into next st., y.o. and through both loops. BACK Using 4.00mm hook make 95(101,107, 113,119,125) ch . Foundation row: Work 1 tr. into 4th ch. from hook (count as 2 sts.), * 1 ch., miss next ch., 1 tr. into next ch.; rep. from * to last ch., 1 tr. into last ch. 93(99,105,111,117,123) sts. Commence Patt. 1 st row: (Wrong side) 3 ch. (count as 1 st.), * 1 tr. into next tr., 1 ch., miss next ch-sp.; rep. from * to last 2 sts., 1 tr. into next st., 1 tr. into 3rd of 3 ch. at beg. of previous row. 2nd row: 3 ch., * 1 tr. into next tr.,work 1 cluster (see Special Abbreviations); rep. from * to last 2 sts., 1 tr. Into next tr., 1 tr. into 3rd of 3 ch. at beg. of previous row. 3rd row: 3 ch., 1 tr. into next tr., *2 ch., 1 d.c. between first tr. and 3 ch. of cluster, 2 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.; rep. from * to last st., 1 tr. into 3rd of 3 ch. at beg. of previous row. 4th row: 3 ch., 1 tr, into next tr., *[1 ch., 1 tr. into next 2 ch-sp.] twice, 1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.; rep. from * to last st., 1 tr. into 3rd of 3 ch. at beg. of previous row. These 4 rows form the patt. Continue in patt. until back measures approximately 8t in., or required length from waist to armholes ending with a 3rd row of patt. Shape Armholes 1st row: sl. st. across 7(7,7,9,9,9) sts., 3 ch., 1 tr. into next st., work in patt. to last 8(8,8,10,10,10) sts., 1 tr. into each of next 2 sts., turn. 2nd row: 3 ch. (see Notes), dec.2, work in patt. to last 4 sts., 1 tr. into next tr., dec.2. 1 st, 2nd and 3rd sizes only 3rd row: 3 ch., dec.2, 1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.,1 cluster, work in patt. to last 6 sts., 1 tr. into next tr., 1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr., dec. 2. 4th row: 3 ch., dec. 2, work in patt. to last4 sts., 1 tr. into next tr., dec.2. 69(75,81) sts. remain. Work 4 rows in patt. as given at beg., starting with the 4th row. 4th, 5th and 6th sizes only 3rd row: 3 ch., dec. 2, [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 3 times, 1 cluster, work in patt. to last 10 sts” 1 tr. into next tr., [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 3 times, dec.2. 4th row: 3 ch., dec. 2, [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] twice, work in patt. to last 8 sts., 1 tr. . into next tr., [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] twice, dec.2. 83(89,95) sts. remain. 4th size only 5th row: 3 ch., 1 tr. into next st., work in patt. to last 2 sts., 1 tr. into each st. 6th row: As 5th row. 7th row: 3ch., 1 tr. Into next st., [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] twice, work in patt. to last 6 sts., [1 tr. into next tr., 1 ch.] twice, 1 tr. into each of last 2 sts. 8th row: As 7th row. 5th and 6th sizes only 5th row: As 2nd row. 85(91) sts. remain. 6th row: 3 ch., 1 tr. into next st., work in patt. to last 2 sts., 1 tr. into each st. 7th row: 3ch., 1 tr. into next st., 1 ch., 1 tr. into next st., work in patt. to last 4 sts., 1 tr. into next st., 1 ch., 1 tr. into each of last 2sts. 8th row: As 7th row. 9th row: As 6th row. All sizes Keeping patt. correct as set work 8( 1 0, 1 0, 12,11,13) more rows. Fasten off. LEFT FRONT Using 4.00mm hook make 47(53,53,59, 59,65) ch. and work Foundation row as given for Back. 45(51,51,57,57,63) sts. Work in patt. as given for Back until front measures same as back to armholes thus ending with a 3rd row of patt. *. Shape Armhole 1st row: sl.st. across 7(7,7,9,9,9) sts., 3 ch., 1 tr. into next st., work in patt. to end. 2nd row: Work in patt. to last 4 sts., 1 tr. into next tr., dec.2. Dec. 2 sts. at armhole edge as before on next 2(2,2,2,3,3) rows. 33(39,39,43,41, 47) sts remain. Keeping patt. correct work 6(9,9,10,9,12) rows straight. 1 st.4th and 5th sizes only Next row: Work in patt. to last 13(1.9,19) sts., *1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.; rep. from * to last st., 1 tr. into last st. All sizes-Shape Neck 1st row: Sl.st. across 11 (14,12,15,13,16) sts., 3 ch., dec.2, work in patt. to end. 1St, 2nd.4th and 5th sizes only 2nd row: Work in patt. to last 4 sts., 1 tr. into next st., dec.2. 3rd and 6th sizes only 2nd row: Work in patt. to last 6(8) sts., [1 ch.,l tr. into next tr.] 1 (2) times, 1 tr. into next st., dec. 2. 2nd,3rd and 6th sizes only 3rd row: 4 ch., miss next tr., 1 tr. into next tr., work in patt. to end. All sizes 19(22,24,25,25,28) sts. remain. Work 3(2,2,3,3,2) rows straight thus ending at armhole edge. Fasten off. RIGHT FRONT Work as given for Left Front to *. Shape Armhole 1st row: Work in patt. to last 8(8,8,10,10, 10) sts., 1 tr. into each of next 2 sts., turn. 2nd row: 3 ch, dec.2, work in patt. to end. Dec. 2 sts. at armhole edge as before on next 2(2,2,2,3,3) rows. 33(39,39,43,41, 47) sts. remain. Keeping patt. correct work 6(9,9,10,9,12) rows straight. 1st.4th and 5th sizes only Next row: 3 ch., 1 tr. into next tr., [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 6(9,9) times, work in patt. to end. All sizes-Shape Neck 1st row: Work in patt. to last 14( 17, 15, 18, 16,19) sts., 1 tr. into next st., dec.2, turn. 1st,2nd.4th and 5th sizes only 2nd row: 3 ch., dec.2, work in patt. to end. 3rd and 6th sizes only 2nd row: 3 ch., dec.2, 1 tr. into next tr., [1 ch.,l tr. into next tr.] 1 (2) times, work in patt. to end. 2nd,3rd and 6th sizes only 3rd row: Work in patt. to last 3 sts., 1 tr. into next tr., 1 ch., 1 tr. into last st . All sizes . 19(22,24,25,25,28) sts. remain. Work 3(2,2,3,3,2) rows straight thus ending at neck edge. Fasten off. SLEEVES Using 4.00mm hook make 71 (77,77,83, 83,89) ch. and work Foundation row as given for Back. 69(75,75,81,81,87) sts. Work in patt. as given for Back until sleeve measures approximately 16 in., or 2 in. less than required seam length ending with a 3rd row of patt. Shape Top 1st row: Sl. st. across 7(7,7,9,9,9) sts., 3 ch., 1 tr. into next s1., work in patt. to last 8(8,8, 10, 10.10) sts., 1 tr. into each of next 2 sts., turn. 2nd row: 3 ch., dec. 1, work in patt. to last 3 sts., 1 tr. into next st., dec.l. 3rd row: 3 ch., dec.l, [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 2(2,2,1,1,1) times, work in patt. to last 6(6,6,4,4,4) sts., [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 2(2,2,1,1,1) times, dec.l. 4th, 5th and 6th rows: As 2nd row. 7th row: 3 ch., dec.l, [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 3{3,3,2,2,2) times, work in patt. to last 8(8,8,6,6,6) sts., [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 3(3,3,2,2,2) times, dec.l. 8th,9th and 10th rows: As 2nd row. 11th row: 3 ch., dec.l, [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 1 (1, 1,3,3,3) times, work in patt. to last 4(4,4,8,8,8) sts., [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 1 (1,1,3,3,3) times, dec.l. 6th size only 12th, 13th and 14th rows: As 2nd row. 15th row: 3 ch., dec.l, 1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr., work in patt. to last 4 sts., 1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr., dec. 1 . 1 st and 6th sizes only Next row: As 2nd row. 35(41) sts. remain. Next row: sl st across 2 sts., 3 ch., dec.2, work in patt. to last 4 sts., dec.2, turn. 2nd,3rd.4th and 5th sizes only 12th, 13th and 14th rows: As 2 nd row. 37(37,39,39) sts. remain. 15th row: sl.st. across 2 sts., 3 ch., dec.2, [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 4(4,3,3) times, work in patt. to last 12( 12,10,10) sts., [1 ch., 1 tr. into next tr.] 4(4,3,3) times, dec.2, turn. All sizes 29(31,31,33,33,35) sts. remain. Next row: sl.st. across 4 sts., 3 ch., dec.2, work in patt. to last 7 sts., 1 tr. into next s1., dec.2. Fasten off. BACK WELT Using 3-1/4mm needles and with right side of  back facing, pick up and k.87(93, 99, 1 05, 111,117) sts. evenly along lower edge by missing approximately every 14th( 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th) s1. 1st row: P.l, *k.l, p.l; rep. from * to end. 2nd row: K.l, *p.l, k.l; rep. from * to end. Rep. the last 2 rows until rib measures 4-1/4 in. Cast off in rib. FRONT WELTS Using 3-1/4mm needles and with right side of work facing, pick up and k.43(47 ,49,53, 55,59) sts. evenly along lower edge by missing approximately every 16th( 11 th, 18th, 12th, 19th, 13th) s1. Work 4-1/4 in. in p.,l ,k.l rib as given for Back Welt. Cast off in rib. SLEEVE CUFFS Using 3-1/4mm needles and with right side of work facing, pick up and k.47(49,49,53, 53, 57) sts. evenly along lower edge of sleeve by missing approximately every 3rd st. Work 2 in. in p.l, k.l rib as given for Back Welt. Cast off in rib. EDGING Join shoulder seams. Using 3.50mm hook, with right side of work facing and starting at lower edge of right front, work a row of firm d.c. up right front edge, round neck edge and down left front edge (approximately 8 d.c. to every 2 in.), working 3 d.c. into each corner, turn. Mark positions on left front edge for 8 buttons, the first to be t in. above lower edge and the 8th to be t in. below neck edge. Space remainder evenly between. Next row: (Picot) 3 ch., sl.st. into first d.c., *sl.st. across next 3 d.c., 3 ch., sl.s1. into same s1. as last sl.s1.; rep. from * to end, at the same time making button loops to match markers on right front edge by working 5 ch. in place of 3 ch. Fasten off. TO MAKE UP Join side and sleeve seams. Insert sleeves gathering fullness evenly across sleeve head. Sew on buttons.

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