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By J. Marsha Michler

Designing and making a sweater is enjoyable and will be entire via knitters of all ability degrees! J. Marsha Michler courses the reader via 3 major layout and building parts: developing trend stitches and colorworking; sweater shapes and types; and the way to slot a sweater. each one is defined totally and obviously, and allows the reader to take part via worksheets. additionally contains important assistance, diagrams, and specific photographs. This booklet is a reference, textbook, and workbook that may encourage knitters to create attractive sweaters they're going to are looking to put on repeatedly. Covers 4 various varieties of sweaters and offers directions for designing and knitting greater than 18 sweaters, besides precious tricks that help the reader in making artistic offerings.

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And some patterns have a different number of stitches from one row to the next—so for the purpose of graphing, where there is no stitch, the square is blocked out. Traveling with Rope Cable worked over 8 sts This cable begins on a WS row. Rows 1: (WS) K2, P4, K2 Rows 2 and 6: (rs) P2, C4B, P2 Row 3 and all WS rows: K the purl, and P the knit sts of previous row. Row 4: P2, K4, P2 Row 8: P1, T3B, T3F, P1 Row 10: T3B, P2, T3F Row 12: K3, P2, K3 Row 14: T3F, P2, T3B Row 16: P1, T3F, T3B, P1 Rep rows 2 - 17 Lace 1 mult: an even number of stitches Compare laces 1 and 2 to see how YO’s and K2togs can be used to create various patterns.

I finish the back of the sweater this way, also noting the boat neck decision in my notebook. The front of the sweater is knitted exactly the same as the back, because the neckline is the same on both front and back. ) Planning the Sleeves While knitting, I think about the sleeves, and find I am torn between two ideas. I could make 3/4 length sleeves with a 1-1/4"/3cm garter stitch edging at the bottom edge. Or, I could make a fold-back garter stitch cuff (about 4"/10cm total length) on a full-length sleeve.

Subtract 20 percent = ___ stitches for ribbing. ③ minus ① = ____ "(cm). Divide the result by 2 = ____ "(cm): Length of sleeve. ⑥ x stitch gauge = ____ stitches at top of sleeve. ⑤ x stitch gauge = ____ stitches above ribbing. Subtract to = ____ stitches to be increased. Divide by 2 = ____ total increase rows. Subtract length of ribbing from sleeve length = ____ "(cm) x row gauge = ____ total rows. Divide by 2 = ____ total RS rows. 52 Front Knit the front same as the back up to here. Shape the neckline according to the instructions for your preferred neck style (page 42).

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