Wrap Sweater by lindash

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									Wrap Sweater




       intermediate
Wrap Sweater (Intermediate)
MEASUREMENTS                                                Next row - Purl.
Sizes S, M, L                                               Rep last 2 rows 1 (1-2) more time/s = 16 sts.
Width of Back                                               Work 3 (5-5) rows stocking st.
(approx) 40 (44-48) cms/16 (17½-19) ins                     Cast/bind off loosely.
Length of Back
32 (33-34) cms/12½ (13-13½) ins                             Right Front (knitted sideways)
Scarf Front Length (excluding fringe)                       Work as for Left Front to **, ending with a purl
78 (83-88) cms/31 (33-35) ins                               row.
                                                            Next row - K7, leave these 7 sts on stitch-holder
YARN                                                        for Right Back Band, knit to end of row = 37 (39-
#014 or #015 11 (13-15) x 50g balls                         41) sts.
                                                            Work 5 rows stocking st on these 37 (39-41) sts
NEEdLES                                                     for shoulder.
A pair 7.00mm (US 10½), (UK 2) Knitting Needles             Next row - Cast/bind off 19 (21-22) sts for armhole,
or size that gives correct tension/gauge.                   knit to end of row = 18 (18-19) sts.
                                                            Next row - Purl.
MATERiALS                                                   Next row - K2tog, knit to end.
A Yarn Needle; 2 Stitch Holders; A 7.00mm (US               Rep last 2 rows 1 (1-2) more time/s = 16 sts.
K/10½), (UK 2) Crochet Hook for Fringe; Matching            Work 3 (5-5) rows stocking st.
plain yarn for sewing seams.                                Cast/bind off loosely.

TENSiON/gAUgE                                               Sleeve (make 2)
14 sts and 19 rows to 10 cm/4 ins over stocking             Using 7.00mm (US 10½), (UK 2) Needles, cast on
st, using 7.00mm (US 10½), (UK 2) Knitting                  26 (26-30) sts.
Needles.                                                    Work in 2 x 2 rib as for Back until work measures 6
Note - Correct tension/gauge is essential for a             cms/2½ ins from beg, ending with a 2nd row.
succesful handknit.                                         Work in stocking st, inc one st at each end of 3rd
                                                            row, then in every foll 6th (4th-4th) row until there
ABBREviATiONS                                               are 36 (34-38) sts, then inc one st at each end of
St/s stitch/es, K - Knit, P - Purl, stocking st - 1 row     every foll 8th (6th-6th) row until there are 42 (46-
K, 1 row P, RS - right side, WS - wrong side, K2tog         50) sts.
- knit 2 sts together, rep - repeat, beg - begin/ning,      Cont without shaping until work measures 43 cms/17
inc - increase one st by knitting or purling into the       ins (or length desired) from beg, ending with a purl
front, then back of same stitch, dec - decrease one         row.
st by knitting or purling 2 sts together, tog - together,   Shape top - Cast/bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2
foll - follow/ing, alt - alternate, cont - continue, rem    rows = 38 (42-46) sts.
- remain/ing.                                               Dec one st at each of next row, then in foll alt rows
                                                            until 22 (30-34) sts rem, then dec one st at each
CREATE                                                      end of every row until 8 sts rem.
Back                                                        Cast/bind off loosely in rib.
Using 7.00mm (US 10½), (UK 2) Needles, cast on
56 (60-66) sts.                                             Right Back Band
Work in stocking st until work measures 13 cms/5            With WS facing and using 7.00mm (US 10½), (UK
ins from beg, ending with a purl row.                       2) Needles, purl across 7 sts from Right Front stitch-
Shape armholes - Cast/bind off 2 (2-3) sts at beg           holder.
of next 2 rows = 52 (56-60) sts.                            Cont in stocking st until band is length required to
Dec one st at each end of next row, then in foll alt        fit evenly half way along cast/bind off sts at back
row/s until 48 (52-54) sts rem.                             neck, ending with a purl row.
Cont without shaping until armhole measures                 Cast/bind off loosely knitways.
19 (20-21) cms/7½ (8-8½) ins from beg, ending
with a purl row.                                            Left Back Band
Shape shoulders - Cast/bind off 5 sts at beg of 2           With RS facing and using 7.00mm (US 10½), (UK
rows = 38 (42-44) sts. Cast/bind off rem sts loosely        2), knit across 7 sts from Left Front stitch-holder.
knitways.                                                   Cont in stocking st, beg with a purl row, until band
                                                            is length required to fit evenly along rem half of cast/
Left Front (knitted sideways)                               bind off sts at back neck, ending with a purl row.
Using 7.00mm (US 10½), (UK 2) Needles, cast on              Cast/bind off loosely knitways.
44 (46-48) sts.
Work in stocking st until work measures 78 (83-88)          FiNiSHiNg
cms/31 (33-35) ins (or length desired) from beg,            DO NOT PRESS. Using yarn needle, darn in ends.
ending with a knit row. **                                  Using yarn needle, matching plain yarn and back-
Next row - P7, leave these 7 sts on a stitch-holder         stitch, join cast off edges of Right and Left Back
for Left Back Band, purl to end of row = 37 (39-41)         Bands together. Join shoulder, side and sleeve
sts.                                                        seams. Sew in sleeves.
Work 5 rows stocking st on these 37 (39-41) sts             Fringing - Using a 7.00mm (US K/10½), (UK 2)
for shoulder.                                               Crochet Hook and 2 strands of yarn each 42 cms/17
Next row - Cast/bind off 19 (21-22) sts for armhole,        ins long, fold strands in half and attach fringe evenly
purl to end of row = 18 (18-19) sts.                        along cast on edges of Fronts as pictured.
Next row - Knit to last 2 sts, K2tog.


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