Crystal Palace Yarns
Cables and Bobbles
Finished Chest Measurement: 46"
Crystal Palace Cotton Chenille
100% cotton, 18- 50gm balls (98 yds).
Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles sizes 6 & 8
single points; stitch holders; cable needle (cn); size F crochet hook.
GAUGE: 8 sts = 2" in Stockinette stitch (St st) on 6 needles.
cn: cable needle
Reverse St st: (Rev St st) knit on wrong side and purl on right side.
k3tog: knit 3 together
k2tog: knit 2 together
PSSO: pass slip st over
MB: Make Bobble
On a right side row, Knit into the front, back, front, back, front of a stitch,
making 5 sts where there was one
Turn the work, knit the 5 new sts
Turn the work, purl 5
Turn, K2 tog, K1, K2 tog
Turn, K3 tog
Body Panel A: (16 sts)
1st row: p2, k12, p2
2nd and alt rows: k2, p12, k2
3rd row: as 1st row
5th row: p2, slip next 4 sts to cn and leave at back, k4, k sts from
cn, k4, p2
7th row: as 1st row
9th row: as 1st row
11th row: p2, k4, slip next 4 sts onto cable needle and leave at front,
sts from cn, p2
12th row: as 2nd row
Rows 1-12 form Panel A.
Body Panel B: (8 sts)
1st row: (RS) to 4th row: beg k, work 4 rows St st
5th row: k3, MB (see abbreviations), k3
6th row: purl
Rows 1-6 form Panel B.
BACK: With size 8 needles cast on very loosely 131 sts.
Lace Border chart, beg with left side panel (11 sts), *panel 1(16sts), panel 2 (15sts),
rep from * 2 more times, work panel 1, then right side panel (11sts). Work from Lace
Border chart for 18 rows. On 19th row dec 23 sts evenly across row 108 sts. Change
to size 6 needles and work 2 rows of Rev St st.
Begin body pattern as follows:
1st row: k2,p2,k2,p2,k2,*work 1st row Body Panel A, then Body
Panel B; rep from * twice, work 1st row of Body Panel A, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2.
2nd row: p2, k2, p2, k2, p2,* work 2nd row of Body Panel A, then Body Panel
B; rep from * twice, work 2nd row of Body Panel A, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2.
Continue working body panels and keeping side sts in pattern as set until work measures
26" or desired length from beg, ending with a wrong side row.
Bind off 36 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Bind off 36 sts for back neck.
FRONT: Work as for back until piece measures 22.5" from beg of
rib ending on wrong side.
Shape Neck: Patt 42 sts, turn. Cont on these sts only and dec 1 st
at neck edge on next and every foll and alt row until 36 sts rem. Work until
25" from beg, bind off 36 shoulder sts. Bind off center 24 sts. Complete
other side of neck to match, reversing shaping.
SLEEVES: With size 8 needles cast on 69 sts very loosely.
Lace Border chart work left side panel, panel 1, panel 2, panel 1, and right side
panel. Follow Lace Border chart for 11 rows, dec 9 sts evenly spaced across row 12,
60 sts. Change to size 6 needles and work 2 rows in Rev St st. Beg pattern.
1st row: k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, work 1st row Body Panel A, then Body Panel B,
then Body Panel A, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2. This row sets the pattern for sleeves. Cont in patt as
set and inc 1 st at each end of every alt row, working extra sts into patt as set, until
there are 108 sts. Cont straight until work measures 18.5" from beg, ending with a
wrong side row. Bind off.
Sew both shoulder seams. Work one row of Single Crochet (sc) around neck. Work 1 row Picot
Stitch thus: *work 1sc in each of next 3 sts then chain 3, slip stitch in 3rd chain
from hook, rep from * around neck. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Sew sleeves to body. Sew side and sleeve seams.
K3 tog = slip 2 sts
knitwise, k1, slip the 2 sts over the knit st
S4 = slip 4 sts to cn and leave at back of work, k4, k
sts from cn, k4
K4 = k4, slip next 4 sts onto cn and leave at front of work, k4, k
sts from cn
This scanned chart isn't a thing of beauty, but you should have
seen it before I touched it up!
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