Thursday, August 24, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage Vogue Casual Two-Colour Pullover Sweater #302

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Vintage Vogue Casual Two-Colour Pullover Sweater #302

We like the vivid colour-scheme of this carefree pullover…
but you may prefer to use one solid colour.

Size:
Instructions are for a 32” bust. 
Changes for 34” & 36” sizes are given in brackets.

Materials: 
6 [6,7] oz of Penguin Alpin 3-ply wool in red [R]
& 5 [5,6] oz in white [W]
1 Pair each of Knitting Needles #13 & #11

Measurements: 
To fit a 32” [34”, 36”] bust:  actual meas:  35” [37“, 39“].
Length:  19” [19 ¾”, 20 ½”].

Tension: 
8 sts & 10 rows = 1”

Stitch: 
Entire pullover is in stockinet st..

Back: 
With #13 needles & W cast on 70 [74, 78], drop W, join R, cast on 70 [74, 78].

1st row:  K 70 [74, 78] R, k 70 [74, 78] W. 

[Note:  Always twist wools tog when changing colours to prevent holes.]

2nd row:  P 70 [74, 78] W, p 70 [74, 78] R. 

Rep these 2 rows. 

Work 2”, end with a k row. 

K next row to mark hemline. 

Change to #11 needles. 

Work until back meas 11 [11 ½”, 12”] from hemline, end with a p row.

Shape Sleeves: 
Cast on at beg of next & following rows 2 sts 12 times & 84 twice.  332 [340, 348] sts. 

Work 12 rows. 

Inc 1 each end of next & every 12th row 4 times.  340 [348, 356] sts. 

Work until sleeve edges meas 5 ¼” [5 ½”, 5 ¾”], end with p row **.

Shape Upper Sleeves, Shoulders & Neck: 
Cast off 12 at beg of next 10 rows.

11th row:  Cast off 12, k 66 [69, 72] incl st already on needle, cast off 64 [66,68], k to end.

12th row:  Cast off 12, p to neck.  Finish this side first.

** 13th row:  Cast off 2, k to end.

14th row:  Cast off 12, p to end. 

Rep last 2 rows once more.

17th row:  Cast off 2, k to end.

18th row:  Cast off 12 [13, 14], p to end. 

Rep last 2 rows once more.

21st row:  K.  Cast off rem 10 [11, 12] sts. 

Join wool to rem sts & work from ** read p for k & k for p.

Front: 
With #13 needles & R cast on 90 [94, 98]. 

Work 2”, end with k row. 

K next row to mark hemline. 

Change to #11 needles. 

Work 2” end with p row. 

Leave sts on spare needle. 

With #13 needles & W cast on 50 [54, 58]. 

Work 2”, end with k row. 

K next row to mark turning line. 

Change to #11 needles. 

Work 2”, end with p row.

Next row:  K 50 [54, 58] W, drop W, pick up R & k 90 [94, 98] sts of R piece.  Now work as for Back to **.

Shape Upper Sleeves, Shoulders & Neck: 
1st row:  Cast off 12, k 138 [141, 144] incl st already on needle, cast off 40 [42, 44], k to end.

2nd row:  Cast off 12, p to neck.  Finish this side first.

** 3rd row:  Cast off 4, k to end.

4th row:  Cast off 12, p to end. 

Rep last 2 rows once more.

7th row:  Cast off 3, k to end.

8th row:  Cast off 12, p to end. 

Rep last 2 rows once more.

11th row:  Cast off 2, k to end.

12th row:  Cast off 12, p to end. 

Rep last 2 rows once more.

15th row:  K 2 tog, k to end.

16th row:  Cast off 12, p to end.

17th row:  K 2 tog, k to end. 

Now cast off at shoulder 12 [13, 14] sts twice & 10 [11, 12] once. 

Join wool to rem sts & work from ** reading k for p & p for k.

Sleeve Facings: 
With #13 needles & R cast on 30. 

Work 10 ½” [11”, 12”].  Cast off. 

Work second piece in W. 

Neck Facing: 
With #13 needles & W cast on 10. 

Work until facing is long enough to fit round W part of neck when slightly stretched. 

Change to R & cont until facing will fit R part.  Cast off.

To Make Up: 
Sew upper sleeve & shoulder seams, leaving 3 ¼” open at sleeve edges. 

Sew side & sleeve seams. 

Pin sleeve facings to sleeves, right sides tog, back-stitch finely, then turn to wrong side & slip-stitch along edges. 

Sew on neck facing in same way. 

Turn up & sew hem in same way, leaving 2” slit in front. 

Press well.

ENJOY! 

HANDY ABBREVIATIONS:

*                                   repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
* *                                repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or                                      repeat from a given set of instructions
”                                   inch(es)
Alt                              alternate
Approx                      approximately
Beg                             begin/beginning
Bet                             between
Bl                                back loop(s)
Bo                               bobble
Bp                               back post
Bpdc                          back post double crochet
Bpsc                           back post single crochet
Bptr                           back post treble/triple crochet
Ca                               color A
Cb                               color B
Cc                               contrasting color
Ch                               chain stitch
Ch                               refers to chain or space previously
made: e.g                  ch-1 space
ch-sp                          chain space
Cl                               cluster
Cm                              centimeter(s)
Compl                         complete
Cont                           continue
Dc                               double crochet
Dc2tog                      double crochet 2 stitches together
Dec                             decrease/decreases/decreasing
Dtr/Dtrc                   double treble/triple crochet
fl                                front loop(s)
Foll                            follow/follows/following
Fp                               front post
Fpdc                           front post double crochet
Fpsc                           front post single crochet
Fptr                           front post treble/triple crochet
G                                 gram
Hdc                            half double crochet
Hk                               hook
Inc                               increase/increases/increasing
Incl                             inclusive
K                                 knit
lp(s)                           loop(s)
M                                 meter(s)
M                                 mesh
Mc                               main color
Meas                          measure
Mm                              millimeter(s)
O                                 over (yarn over)
Oz                               ounce(s)
P                                 picot or purl
Pat(s) or patt          pattern(s)
Pc st or Pc              popcorn stitch
Pm                               place marker
Prev                           previous
PSSO                         pass slip stitch over
Rem                            remain/remaining
Rep                             repeat(s)
Rnd(s)                        round(s)
Rs                               right side
Sc                               single crochet
Sc2tog                      single crochet 2 stitches together
Sdc                             short double crochet (half double crochet)
Sk                               skip
Sl st                           slip stitch
Sp(s)                          space(s)
St(s)                           stitch(es)
Tch or t-ch               turning chain
Tbl                              through back loop
Tog                             together
Tr or Trc                  treble/triple crochet
Trtrc or T Trc         triple treble/triple crochet
Ws                              wrong side
YB                               yarn back
Yd(s)                          yard(s)
YF                               yarn forward
Yo                               yarn over
Yoh                             yarn over hook