E03

RIB AND CABLE TOP    Suitable for ESTELLE Young Touch DK, and Mystik DK    

                                                                  

MEASUREMENTS AND MATERIALS

 

To fit chest/bust sizes snuggly                              32         34         36         38         in

                                                                        81         86         91         97         cm

 

Length from shoulder                                          17         17.5      18         18.5      in                     

(approx)                                                                        43         44.5      45.5      47         cm

 

Yarn requirements                                              5          5          6          6          50g balls

 

1 pair size 3.25mm (UK10-USA3) and 1 pair size 4mm (UK8-USA6) knitting needles or the size of needles to give correct tension.

Stitch holders.  Cable needle.

 

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IMPORTANT

These yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are therefore approximate.  Estelle cannot accept responsibility for the finished garment if any yarn other than the recommended yarn is used.

 

NOTES

Instructions are given for 32 in or 81 cm, larger sizes in square brackets.

Where only one figure is given this applies to all sizes.

We suggest you underline all the figures for the size you require before knitting.

 

TENSION

Equivalent to a basic tension of 22 sts and 30 rows to 4 in or 10cm measured over stst on size 4mm needles or the size of needles to give correct tension.

It is important to check your tension before starting the garment, therefore knit a tension square.  If there are less sts or rows to 4 in or 10 cm than stated, change to thinner needles.  If there are more sts or rows to 4 in or 10 cm than stated, change to thicker needles.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

K = knit; P = purl; st(s) = stitch(es); inc = increase(ing); dec = decrease(ing); in = inch(es); cm = centimetres; mm = millimetres; g = gram; tog = together; sl = slip;

skpo = slip 1, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over; beg = begin(ning); rep = repeat; alt = alternate;

rem = remain(ing); stst = stocking stitch (1 row knit, 1 row purl); patt = pattern; cont = continue; foll = following; approx = approximately; DK = double knitting; 0 = no stitches, rows or times to be worked for this size; RS = right side; WS = wrong side.

C6F/C6B = cable 6 front/cable 6 back, slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and place at front/back of work, K next 3 sts from left hand needle, then K3 sts from cable needle.

 

BACK

Using 3.25 mm needles cast on 86[92 : 98 : 104] sts and work in patt as follows:

1st Row:  P1[0 : 1 : 0], K3[1 : 3 : 1], (P3, K3) 6[7 : 7 : 8] times, P1, K4, P1, (K3, P3) 6[7 : 7 : 8] times, K3[1 : 3 : 1], P1[0 : 1 : 0].

2nd Row:  K1[0 : 1 : 0], P3[1 : 3 : 1], (K3, P3) 6[7 : 7 : 8] times, K1, P4, K1, (P3, K3) 6[7 : 7 : 8] times, P3[1 : 3 : 1], K1[0 : 1 : 0].

3rd Row:  As 1st row.

4th Row:  As 2nd row.

Change to 4 mm needles and proceed in patt for remainder of Back as follows:

1st Row:  P1[0 : 1 : 0], K3[1 : 3 : 1], (P3, K3) 5[6 : 6 : 7] times, P3, C6F, C6B, P3, (K3, P3) 5[6 : 6 : 7] times, K3[1 : 3 : 1], P1[0 : 1 : 0].

2nd Row:  K1[0 : 1 : 0], P3[1 : 3 : 1], (K3, P3) 5[6 : 6 : 7] times, K3, P12, K3, (P3, K3) 5[6 : 6 : 7] times, P3[1 : 3 : 1], K1[0 : 1 : 0].

3rd Row:  P1[0 : 1 : 0], K3[1 : 3 : 1], (P3, K3) 5[6 : 6 : 7] times, P3, K12, P3, (K3, P3) 5[6 : 6 : 7] times, K3[1 : 3 : 1], P1[0 : 1 : 0].

4th Row:  As 2nd row.

5th Row:  As 3rd row.

6th Row:  As 2nd row.

These last 6 rows form patt for remainder of Back.

Keeping patt correct and working inc sts in rib for 1st and 3rd Sizes and in stst for 2nd and 4th Sizes inc 1 st at each end of 3rd row and every foll 12th row until 96[102 : 108 : 114] sts are on needle.

Work 11 rows straight in patt.  Place a marker at each end of last row to mark beg of armholes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shape Armholes

1st Row:  K2, skpo, patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2. 

2nd Row:  P3, patt to last 3 sts, P3.

3rd Row:  K3, patt to last 3 sts, K3.

4th Row:  P3, patt to last 3 sts, P3. **

Rep last 4 rows (inclusive) until 72[76 : 80 : 84] sts rem ending with 4th row then 1st and 2nd rows 1[1 : 1 : 0] time more. = 70[74 : 78 : 84] sts.

 

Shape Neck

For 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sizes Only

Next Row:  K3, patt 17[18 : 20], turn.

Complete first side as follows:

*** Cont to dec 1 st at armhole edge as before on 2nd row, at the same time dec 1 st at neck edge on next 5 rows. = 14[15 : 17] sts.

Cast off.

Sl center 30[32 : 32] sts onto a st holder.

With RS facing rejoin yarn at neck edge of rem 20[21 : 23] sts and patt to last 3 sts, K3.

Complete second side to correspond with first side from ***.

 

For 4th Size Only

Next Row:  K2, skpo, patt 21, turn. 

Complete first side as follows:

**** Cont to dec 1 st at armhole edge as before on 4th row, at the same time dec 1 st at neck edge on next 5 rows. = 18 sts.

Cast off.

Sl center 34 sts onto a st holder.

With RS facing rejoin yarn at neck edge of rem 25 sts and patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2. = 24 sts.

Complete second side to correspond with first side from ****.

 

 

FRONT

Work exactly as given for Back to **.

Rep last 4 rows (inclusive) until 86[92 : 96 : 102] sts rem, ending with 4th row.

 

Shape Neck

Next Row:  K2, skpo, patt 29[31 : 33 : 35], turn.

Complete first side as follows:

***** Keeping patt correct cont to dec 1 st at armhole edge as before on every 4th row, at the same time dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows and foll 4 alt rows.  = 19[21 : 23 : 25] sts.

 

Keeping neck edge straight cont to dec 1 st at armhole edge as before on every 4th row (from previous dec) until 14[15 : 17 : 18] sts rem.

Work 3[3 : 3 : 1] rows straight in patt.

Cast off.

Sl center 20[22 : 22 : 24] sts onto a st holder.

With RS facing rejoin yarn at neck edge of rem 33[35 : 37 : 39] sts and patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2.

Complete second side to correspond with first side from *****.

 

NECKBAND

With a backstitch join right shoulder seam.

Using 3.25 mm needles and with RS facing rejoin yarn and pick up and K32[35 : 35 : 36] sts evenly from left side of front neck (approx 4 sts from every 5 rows along straight edge and 1 st from every st/row along shaped edge).  Work across sts from front neck st holder as follows:  K6[7 : 7 : 8], K2tog, K4, skpo, K6[7 : 7 : 8].  Pick up and K32[35 : 35 : 36] sts evenly from right side of front neck and 6 sts from right side of back neck. 

 

Work across sts from back neck st holder as follows:  K11[12 : 12 : 13], K2tog, K4, skpo, K11[12 : 12 : 13].  Pick up and K7 sts evenly from left side of back neck. = 123[133 : 133 : 139] sts.

 

1st Row:  P1, *K1, P1, rep from * to end.

2nd Row:  K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end.

 

1st and 2nd rows form rib.

Work 2 rows more in rib.

Cast off fairly loosely in rib (WS).

 

TO MAKE UP

See ball band for pressing and washing instructions. 

 

With a backstitch join left shoulder seam and neckband seam.

With a backstitch join side seams to markers. 

Allow the 3 sts of stst at armhole edges to roll onto wrong side to form rolled edges around armholes.

 

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