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Florence Crew Neck Sweater

MATERIAL

YARN= “ Firenze ” by “Laines du Nord“ 340gr. (50 gr ball)

color black n.72: 50 gr; color light blu n.19 : 150 gr, color turtledove n.4 : 30 gr, color cream n.2 : 50 gr, color white n.3 : 20 gr, color mustard n. 309 : 40 gr.

NEEDLES = 6,5 and 9 mm. Circular needles 6,5 mm.

OTHER = tapestry needle.

SAMPLE

12 stitches and 17 rows = 10 X10 cm in stocking st.

Adjust the needles size if it’s needed to achieve the correct gauge.

note: To make a garment with a another size, you must measure the length from the shoulder to the hem, the hip, the bust, shoulder width, the sleeve length and the neck circumference. Having the gauge (10 x10 cm sample), it will be easy to adjust the number of stitches and needles needed to make a garment in your own size.

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ABBREVIATIONS

m = stitch (e);
MP = point mark;
pMP = pass MP
LD = right side of the work
LR = wrong side of the piece
dr = straight;
r = reverse;
viv = edge;
2ins = 2 sts together knit
3ins = 3 sts together knit
acc = simple overlap: slip a stitch without knitting it, 1 dr, overlap the passed stitch over that worked.
get = one toss
rip ** =
repeat from * to *

NOTES

This project is worked back and forth. A simple knitting to bring out the lightness and softness of the yarn.

MEASURES

size M:

Bust circumference: 104 cm

Total length: 56 cm

Length from underarm to hem: 36 cm

Sleeve length: 44 cm

Neck opening: 23 cm

POINTS USED

Stocking stitch;

1/1 rib st.: *K1, P1 * rep ** to the end; next row : work sts as they appear.

Tubular cast on: with a waste yarn in a contrasting color to your project yarn,

cast on half the number of stitches you need, plus one.

Switch to your project yarn. Set up Row: K1, * YO, K1 *; rip** to the end. By the end of this row, you'll have the number of stitches you want.

Row 1: slip the purl stitches purlwise with yarn in front. Move yarn to back and knit the yarn over.

Rows 2 and 3: knit the slipped stitches and slip the purl stitches purlwise. Then work in 1/1 rib st. Once you finished remove the waste yarn.

INSTRUCTIONS

BACK

With needles 6,5 mm and color mustard cast on 31 sts with tubular cast on (note: cast on with a waste yarn in a differente color; see instructions above).

After the set up row you’ll have 60 sts. Then work coste 1/1 rib st for 2 cm (6 rows).

From Row 7: switch to 9 mm needles and work in stocking st as follows (note: change color alway on RS):

6 rows in mustard, 6 rows in black, 14 rows in cream, 6 rows in black, 18 rows in light blue, 6 rows in mustard (at the same time cast off 4 sts each side for armholes), 8 rows in white, 6 rows in cream, 8 rows in turtledove, 6 rows in light blue (= on Row 3 (RS) in light blue cast of the 28 central stitches, and decrease 1 st. every 2 rows twice ), 3 rows in black.

At 56 cm cast off all stitches

FRONT:

With 6,5 mm needles and color mustard cast on 31 sts with tubular cast on (note: cast on with a waste yarn in a differente color; see instructions above).

After the set up row you’ll have 60 sts. Then work coste 1/1 rib st for 2 cm (6 rows).

From row 7: switch to 9 mm needles and work in stocking st as follows (note: change color alway on RS):

6 rows in mustard, 6 rows in black, 14 rows in cream, 6 rows in black, 18 rows in light blue, 6 rows in mustard (at the same time cast off 4 sts each side for armholes), 8 rows in white, 6 rows in cream, 8 rows in turtledove (= on Row 3 (RS) in turtledove cast of the 12 central stitches, and decrease 2 sts every 2 rows on RS for 5 times), 6 rows in light blue, 3 rows in black.

At 56 cm cast off all stitches.

SLEEVES

Work both sleeves together on the same needle using 2 different balls.

With 6,5 mm needles and color mustard cast on 25 sts with tubular cast on (note: cast on with a waste yarn in a differente color; see instructions above). Then work coste 1/1 rib st for 2 cm (6 rows).

From Row 7: switch to 9 mm needles and work in stocking st as follows (note: change color alway on RS):

4 rows in mustard, 4 rows in black, 12 rows in cream, 4 rows in black, 14 rows in light blue, 4 rows in mustard, 8 rows in white, 6 rows in cream, 8 rows in turtledove, 6 rows in light blue.

At 44 cm cast off all stitches.

NECK

After sewing shoulders with a tapestry needles, pick up 64 sts along neckline with 6,5 mm circular needles and work 8 rows in 1/1 rib st. Cast off all stitches.

FINISHING

With the tapestry needle and duplicate stitch embroider the Front and Back as follows:

in the cream strip with turtledove yarn alternating the stitch at Row 7 and Row 8;

in the light blue strip with mustard yarn alternating the stitch at Row 9 and Row 10;

in the white strip with turtledove yarn alternating the stitch at Row 4 and Row 5;

in the turtledove strip with white yarn alternating the stitch at Row 4 and Row 5;

On sleeves embroider as follows:

in the cream strip with turtledove yarn alternating the stitch at Row 7 and Row 8;

in the light blue strip with mustard yarn alternating the stitch at Row 8 and Row 9;

in the white strip with turtledove yarn alternating the stitch at Row 4 and Row 5;

in the turtledove strip with white yarn alternating the stitch at Row 4 and Row 5.

Sew the sleeves to the body, then sew the sleeves and both body sides and shoulders.

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Florence Crew Neck Sweater

MATERIAL

YARN= “ Firenze ” by “Laines du Nord“ 340gr. (50 gr ball)

color black n.72: 50 gr; color light blu n.19 : 150 gr, color turtledove n.4 : 30 gr, color cream n.2 : 50 gr, color white n.3 : 20 gr, color mustard n. 309 : 40 gr.

NEEDLES = 6,5 and 9 mm. Circular needles 6,5 mm.

OTHER = tapestry needle.

SAMPLE

12 stitches and 17 rows = 10 X10 cm in stocking st.

Adjust the needles size if it’s needed to achieve the correct gauge.

note: To make a garment with a another size, you must measure the length from the shoulder to the hem, the hip, the bust, shoulder width, the sleeve length and the neck circumference. Having the gauge (10 x10 cm sample), it will be easy to adjust the number of stitches and needles needed to make a garment in your own size.

SHARE
ABBREVIATIONS

m = stitch (e);
MP = point mark;
pMP = pass MP
LD = right side of the work
LR = wrong side of the piece
dr = straight;
r = reverse;
viv = edge;
2ins = 2 sts together knit
3ins = 3 sts together knit
acc = simple overlap: slip a stitch without knitting it, 1 dr, overlap the passed stitch over that worked.
get = one toss
rip ** =
repeat from * to *

NOTES

This project is worked back and forth. A simple knitting to bring out the lightness and softness of the yarn.

MEASURES

size M:

Bust circumference: 104 cm

Total length: 56 cm

Length from underarm to hem: 36 cm

Sleeve length: 44 cm

Neck opening: 23 cm

POINTS USED

Stocking stitch;

1/1 rib st.: *K1, P1 * rep ** to the end; next row : work sts as they appear.

Tubular cast on: with a waste yarn in a contrasting color to your project yarn,

cast on half the number of stitches you need, plus one.

Switch to your project yarn. Set up Row: K1, * YO, K1 *; rip** to the end. By the end of this row, you'll have the number of stitches you want.

Row 1: slip the purl stitches purlwise with yarn in front. Move yarn to back and knit the yarn over.

Rows 2 and 3: knit the slipped stitches and slip the purl stitches purlwise. Then work in 1/1 rib st. Once you finished remove the waste yarn.

INSTRUCTIONS

BACK

With needles 6,5 mm and color mustard cast on 31 sts with tubular cast on (note: cast on with a waste yarn in a differente color; see instructions above).

After the set up row you’ll have 60 sts. Then work coste 1/1 rib st for 2 cm (6 rows).

From Row 7: switch to 9 mm needles and work in stocking st as follows (note: change color alway on RS):

6 rows in mustard, 6 rows in black, 14 rows in cream, 6 rows in black, 18 rows in light blue, 6 rows in mustard (at the same time cast off 4 sts each side for armholes), 8 rows in white, 6 rows in cream, 8 rows in turtledove, 6 rows in light blue (= on Row 3 (RS) in light blue cast of the 28 central stitches, and decrease 1 st. every 2 rows twice ), 3 rows in black.

At 56 cm cast off all stitches

FRONT:

With 6,5 mm needles and color mustard cast on 31 sts with tubular cast on (note: cast on with a waste yarn in a differente color; see instructions above).

After the set up row you’ll have 60 sts. Then work coste 1/1 rib st for 2 cm (6 rows).

From row 7: switch to 9 mm needles and work in stocking st as follows (note: change color alway on RS):

6 rows in mustard, 6 rows in black, 14 rows in cream, 6 rows in black, 18 rows in light blue, 6 rows in mustard (at the same time cast off 4 sts each side for armholes), 8 rows in white, 6 rows in cream, 8 rows in turtledove (= on Row 3 (RS) in turtledove cast of the 12 central stitches, and decrease 2 sts every 2 rows on RS for 5 times), 6 rows in light blue, 3 rows in black.

At 56 cm cast off all stitches.

SLEEVES

Work both sleeves together on the same needle using 2 different balls.

With 6,5 mm needles and color mustard cast on 25 sts with tubular cast on (note: cast on with a waste yarn in a differente color; see instructions above). Then work coste 1/1 rib st for 2 cm (6 rows).

From Row 7: switch to 9 mm needles and work in stocking st as follows (note: change color alway on RS):

4 rows in mustard, 4 rows in black, 12 rows in cream, 4 rows in black, 14 rows in light blue, 4 rows in mustard, 8 rows in white, 6 rows in cream, 8 rows in turtledove, 6 rows in light blue.

At 44 cm cast off all stitches.

NECK

After sewing shoulders with a tapestry needles, pick up 64 sts along neckline with 6,5 mm circular needles and work 8 rows in 1/1 rib st. Cast off all stitches.

FINISHING

With the tapestry needle and duplicate stitch embroider the Front and Back as follows:

in the cream strip with turtledove yarn alternating the stitch at Row 7 and Row 8;

in the light blue strip with mustard yarn alternating the stitch at Row 9 and Row 10;

in the white strip with turtledove yarn alternating the stitch at Row 4 and Row 5;

in the turtledove strip with white yarn alternating the stitch at Row 4 and Row 5;

On sleeves embroider as follows:

in the cream strip with turtledove yarn alternating the stitch at Row 7 and Row 8;

in the light blue strip with mustard yarn alternating the stitch at Row 8 and Row 9;

in the white strip with turtledove yarn alternating the stitch at Row 4 and Row 5;

in the turtledove strip with white yarn alternating the stitch at Row 4 and Row 5.

Sew the sleeves to the body, then sew the sleeves and both body sides and shoulders.

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