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Mikado Ribbon Lacy Pullover                   sw030

SIZES: Small (Medium).
Finished Measurements: 35 (39)."

MATERIALS: Crystal Palace Mikado color no. 7301 — amethyst mix 9 (10) balls. Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles size 8 & 9 or size to obtain correct gauge.
Crochet Hook size H/8.

GAUGE: 20 sts = 4" on larger needles in St st. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Note: This pattern requires selvedge stitches for easier sewing. K the first and last st of every right side row and p the first and last st of every wrong side row. These stitches are included in the pattern stitch below.

PATTERN STITCH:

Horseshoe Stitch: Multiple of 10.
Row 1: (Right side) k1, *yo, k3, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, k3, yo, k1, repeat from * across, end k1
Row 2 and all even rows: Purl.
Row 3: k1, *k1, yo, k2, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, k2, yo, k2, repeat from * across row, end k1
Row 5: k1, *k2, yo, k1, sl1, k2 tog, psso, k1, yo, k3, repeat from * across row, end k1
Row 7: k1, *k3, yo, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, yo, k4, end k1
Row 8: Purl.

Repeat eight rows for pattern.

BACK: With smaller needles, cast on 92 (102) sts and work in k1, p1 ribbing for 2." Change to larger needles and begin pattern st. Work even until piece measures approximately 18" and you have completed row 8. Work k3, p3 rib and continue in rib for 4 (5)." Bind off in rib.

FRONT: Work as for back until piece measures 3 (4)" less than back.  On next right side row work across 36 (38) sts. Join 2nd ball of yarn and bind off 20 (26) sts, complete row. Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, at each neck edge dec 1 st every row 10 times. Work even until piece measures same as back. Bind off in rib.

SLEEVES: With smaller needles, cast on 82 sts. Work in k1, p1 ribbing for 1." Change to larger needles and p, inc 10 sts evenly across row. Begin pattern st. Work even until piece measures approximately 9" and you have completed row 8. Bind off.

FINISHING: Sew shoulders together. With crochet hook do a row of single crochet around neck. Mark 9-1/2" down from each shoulder seam. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve seams and side seams.

Pattern originally published 1987 by Crystal Palace Yarns for Mikado Ribbon
New pullover shown here was knit and pattern edited by Barbara Breiter


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copyright 2003 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns Mikado ribbon are welcome to use this free patterns for their customers.