Patons® Divine Lacework Sweater

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by Patons® Design Team

Patons® Divine Lacework Sweater

The feel and look of Patons® Divine Lacework Sweater will look absolutely lovely on you or the person you choose to knit this for.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a tension of 12 sts and 16 rows (about 4 inch) in stocking st to knit this sweater. If the needles listed under supplies do not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required tension. Download template for knitting stitches and abbreviations not explained below and the pattern. You will need 5 skeins of Icicle White to make this sweater in size XS; 6 skeins for size S and M, 7 skeins for size L; 8 skeins for size XL. The instructions are written for the smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Bust measurement: Extra-Small 32 inch Small 34 inch Medium 36 inch Large 38 inch Extra-Large 40 inch Finished bust: Extra-Small 35 inch Small 36-1/2 inch Medium 39 inch Large 40-1/2 inch Extra-Large 43 inch Special Stitches: M1 = make one st by picking up horizontal loop lying before next st and knitting into back of loop. SL1K = slip next st knitways.
  • 2
    Back *Cast on 58 (62-66-70-74) sts. 1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row. 2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row. Rep these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 4-1/2 inch ending with RS facing for next row. Next row: K2. *P2tog. K2. Rep from * to end of row. 44 (47-50-53-56) sts. Cont in (K2. P1) ribbing for 3 more rows inc 1 (0-1-0-1) st in center of last row. 45 (47-51-53-57) sts. Proceed in stocking st for 8 (8-8-10-10) rows. Shape sides: Next row: K2. M1. Knit to last 2 sts. M1. K2. Work 7 rows even. Rep last 8 rows twice more. Next row: K2. M1. Knit to last 2 sts. M1. K2. 53 (55-59-61-65) sts. Cont even until work from beg measures 14-1/2(14-1/2, 14-1/2, 15, 15) inch ending with RS facing for next row.
  • 3
    Shape armholes: Cast off 4 (4-5-5-6) sts beg next 2 rows. 45 (47-49-51-53) sts. Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1K. K1. psso. K2. Work 1 row even. Rep last 2 rows 3 (3-3-3-4) times more. 37 (39-41-43-43) sts.**
  • 4
    Cont even until armhole measures 7-1/2 (8, 8, 8-1/2, 8-1/2) inch ending with RS facing for next row.
  • 5
    Shape back neck and shoulders: Next row: K7 (7-8-8-8) (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle. Purl 1 row. Next row: Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1K. K1. psso. K2. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 6 (6-7-7-7) sts.
  • 6
    With RS of work facing, slip next 23 (25-25-27-27) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and knit to end of row. Purl 1 row. Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 6 (6-7-7-7) sts.
  • 7
    Front Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
  • 8
    Cont even until armhole measures 5 (5-1/2, 5-1/2, 6, 6) inch ending with RS facing for next row.
  • 9
    Shape neck: Next row: K10 (10-11-11-11) (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle. Purl 1 row. Next row: Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1K. K1. psso. K2. Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 6 (6-7-7-7) sts. Work 3 rows even. Cast off.
  • 10
    With RS of work facing, slip next 17 (19-19-21-21) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and knit to end of row. Purl 1 row. Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to end of row. Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 6 (6-7-7-7) sts. Work 3 rows even. Cast off.
  • 11
    Sleeves Cast on 30 (30-30-34-34) sts loosely. 1st row: (RS). *K2. (yfwd) twice. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 58 (58-58-66-66) sts. 2nd row: *P2. (P1. K1) into double yfwd. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2. 3rd row: K1. *Sl1. K1. psso. (yfwd) twice. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 4th row: As 2nd row. Rep 3rd and 4th rows for Open Rib Pat.
  • 12
    Cont in Open Rib Pat until work from beg measures 5 inch ending on a 4th row of pat. Next row: K1. *Sl1. K1. psso. yfwd. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 44 (44-44-50-50) sts. Next row: Purl. Next row: K1. *Sl1. K1. psso. yfwd. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1. Next row: Purl. Rep last 2 rows once more. Next row: K1. *Sl1. K1. psso. K1. Rep from * to last st. K1. 30 (30-30-34-34) sts. Next row: Purl, inc 3 (3-7-3-3) sts evenly across. 33 (33-37-37-37) sts.
  • 13
    Work a further 6 rows in stocking st.
  • 14
    Shape sides: Next row: K2. M1. Knit to last 2 sts. M1. K2. Rep last row to shape sides every following 12th (10th-14th-12th-12th) row until there are 41 (43-43-45-45) sts. Cont even until work from beg measures 18-1/2 (18-1/2, 19-19-19) inch ending with RS facing for next row.
  • 15
    Shape top: Cast off 2 (2-2-2-3) sts beg next 2 rows. 37 (39-39-41-39) sts.
  • 16
    Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1K. K1. psso. K2. Work 1 row even. Rep last 2 rows until there are 25 (25-25-23-21) sts. Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1K. K1. psso. K2. Next row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2. Rep last 2 rows 3 (3-3-2-1) time(s) more. Cast off rem 9 (9-9-11-13) sts.
  • 17
    Finishing Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry. Cowl Neck: Sew right shoulder seam. With RS of work facing, pick up and knit 12 sts down left front neck edge. K17 (19-19-21-21) from front st holder. Pick up and knit 12 sts up right front neck edge and 3 sts down right back neck edge. K23 (25-25-27-27) from Back st holder. Pick up and knit 3 sts up left back neck edge. 70 (74-74-78-78) sts. Beg with a knit row, work 6 rows in stocking st. Next row: (RS). *K2. yfwd. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 104 (110-110-116-116) sts. Next row: Purl. Next row: *K1. Sl1. K1. psso. ywd. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. Rep last 2 rows until Cowl Neck measures 6 inch, ending with a purl row. Next row: *K1. Sl1. K1. psso. (yfwd) twice. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 138 (146-146-154-154) sts. Cont in Open Rib Pat, as given for Sleeves, until Cowl Neck measures 10-1/2 inch, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
  • 18
    Sew left shoulder and Cowl Neck seam reversing for turn back. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Patons® Divine Yarn Icicle White 104740411
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles U.S. 10/6.0 mm 104236578
  • Clover Cable Stitch Holder 104239469 or Clover Cable Stitch Holder Set “U” 104239499
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