Lad,'s Striped Sweater

MATERIALS: CLECKHEATON COUNTRY SPUN - 50 gram .. ·. ·. ·. ·. main colour (mc) .. . . ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. contrast colour (cc). Pair NO.4 and 6 knitting needles or THE SIZE REQUIRED TO GIVE CORRECT TENSION. Sizes cm balls balls 32 81 9 8 34 86 10 9 36 91 11 10

MEASUREMENTS: Length Sleeve

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ins 22 cm 56 ins 14 cm 35.5

22V2
57 14 35.5

23 58.5 14 35.5

TENSION: 15 sts and 20 rows to 10 em, 4 ins (check carefully).

BACK: Using mc and NO.6 needles cast on .. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. Work in K1 tbl, P1 rib for 5 em, 2 ins. Change to NO.4 needles and cc, cont. in st st for 5 cm, 2 ins in each colour until work measures 35.5 cm, 14 ins. Shape Armholes: Keeping stripes correct, Next row: K2, K2 tog., K to last 4 sts, sl 1 K1, psso, K2. Work 3 rows straight. Rep. last 4 rows ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. Then dec. on next and foil. alt. rows until ·. ·. · . ·. ·. ·. rem. Shape Shoulder Sections: Cast off 7 sts at beg. of next 2 rows. Leave rem. .. . . ·. · . ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. ·. on holder.

sts 63

67

71

times 3 sts 31 sts 17

2 33 19

2 33 19

FRONT: Work as Back until.. . . ")' . rem. in raglan. Shape Neck: Work on first 18 sts. Dec. 1 st at neck edge on alt. rows 3 times, at the same time, dec. at raglan as before until 7 sts rem. Cast off. Leave centre on holder. Work other side to match.

sts 47

49

49

sts

11

13

13

SLEEVES: Using mc and No.6 needles cast on .. Work in K1 tbl, P1 rib for 5 cm, 2 ins. Change to cc and NO.4 needles, cont. in st st and stripes, inc. 1 st each end of 5th and foil. 6th rows to Work straight to end of same stripe as back to underarm. Shape Top: Next row: K2, K2 tog., K to last 4 sts, sl 1, K1, psso, K2. Next row: P. Rep .. last 2 rows until 5 sts rem. Work 9 rows straight for shoulder section. Cast off.

sts 33

33

33

sts 45

45

49

NECKBAND: Using mc and NO.6 needles. Join shoulder sections of front and back to top straight sections of sleeves, leaving left back seam open. Knit sts of left sleeve pick up and K 14 sts side neck, K front sts, 14 sts other side neck, right sleeve and back sts. Work in K1 tbl, P1 rib for 3.5 ern, 1V2 ins. Cast off in rib.

TO MAKE UP: Join raglan and neckband sleeve seams.

seams, join side and

Bis and Bar Casual Car Caat
MATERIALS: CLECKHEATON COUNTRY SPUN - 50 gram Pair No.6 and 4 knitting needles or THE SIZE REQUIRED TO GIVE THE CORRECT TENSION, 7 buttons. Sizes em balls 32 34

36
91 26

38

40

42

81
24

86
25

96
27

101
29

106
30

MEASUREMENTS:Len~h Sleeve

ins 28V2 cm 72.5 ins 17 cm 43

29 73.5 17 43

29 73.5 17 43

29V2 75

18
46

29V2 75 18 46

30 76 18 46

TENSION: 15 sts and 20 rows to 10 ern, 4 ins (check carefully).

BACK: Using No.6 needles cast on Work in garter st for 5 cm, 2 ins. Change to No. 4 needles and cont. in st st until work measures 20.5 cm, 8 ins. Dec. 1 st each end of next row and foil. 8th rows twice. Cont. straight until work measures 53.5 cm, 21 ins. Shape Armholes: Cast off 3 sts at beg. of next 2 rows. Dec. 1 st at each end of next and foil. alt. rows until rem. Work straight until Back measures Shape Shoulders: Cast off 5 sts at beg of next 6 rows. Cast off rem. sts.

sts 62

66

70

74

78

82

~s 46 ins 28V2 \;m 72.5

48 29 73.5

50 29 73.5

52 29V2 75

54 29V2 75

56 30 76

LEFT FRONT: Using No.6 needles cast on Work g st as back. Change to No.4 needles and cont. in st st until work measures 20.5 cm, 8 ins. Dec. 1 st at side edge on next and foil. 8th rows twice. Cont. straight until work measures 53.5 ern, 21 ins. Shape Armhole and Neck: Cast off 3 sts at beg. of next row and dec. 1 st at end. Then dec. 1 st at armhole edge every alt. row .. and at neck edge every .. until' 15 sts rem. Cont. straight until same length as Back to shoulder, ending armhole edge. Cast off on alt. rows 5 sts 3 ti meso

sts 30

32

34

36

38

40

times 2 row 4th

3 4th

4 4th

5 3rd

6 3rd

7 3rd

RIGHT FRONT: shapings.

Work

as left

front

reversing

SLEEVES: Using No.6 needles cast on Work 11 rows in g st. Change to No.4 needles and cont. in st st, inc. 1 st each end on 7th and foll.Bth rows until inc. to .. Cont. straight until work measures

sts 32

32

32

34

34

34

sts 46 ins 17 cm 43

48 17 43

50 17 43

52 18 46

54 18 46

56 18 46

Ris and Bar Casual Car Caat (cant.)
Shape Top: Cast off 3 sts at beg. of next 2 rows.

Then dec. 1 st each end of next and foil. alt. rows until 18 sts rem. Cast off.
COLLAR: Using No.6 needles cast on K2 rows, 3rd and 4th rows: K to last 2 sts, turn. 5th and 6th rows: K to last 4 sts, turn. 7th and 8th rows: K to last 6 sts, turn. Cont. thus working

~s136

140

140

144

144

148

2 sts less until the 2 rows "K to last 12 sts, turn" have been worked. Next 2 rows: K to last 15 sts, turn. Cont. working 3 sts less until the 2 rows "K to last 27 sts, turn". Next 2 rows: K to last 31 sts, turn. Cont. working 4 sts less until the 2 rows "K to last 39 sts, turn". Next 2 rows: K to end. Cast off.
BUTTON BAND: Using NO.6 needles cast on 9

sts, work in g st until long enough to fit front edge, slightly stretched, to within 5 ern, 2 ins of first neck dec. Dec. 1 st at end of next and foil. alt. rows until 2 sts remain. K2 tog. Fasten off.
BAND: Work as button band, making buttonholes in 5th and foil. 8th rows thus: K3, cast off 3, K3. Next row: K3, cast on 3, K3. Reverse shaping at top of band. BUTTONHOLE TO MAKE

Join shoulder seams, set in sleeves. Join side and sleeve seams. S~w bands in position, then sew 011 collar to neck c~dgeand top of bands. Sew on buttons.
UP:

the yarn
with the home spun look

that's
country spun

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