Novice Slipover, Petite Knit. Knitting Pattern
This is a printed knitting pattern
Knit in a DK/8ply yarn held together with a silk mohair lace, this classic vest/slipover is perfect for between season layering.
The Novice Slipover is worked from the top down in stockinette stitch. First the back yoke is worked, and then stitches are picked up and knitted along the cast-on edge of the back yoke for the shoulders, which are worked and then joined together to form the front yoke.
The back and front yoke are joined at the underarm to form the body, which is worked in the round on a circular needle. Rib edges are worked along the armholes and the neck edge at the end. There are help videos of all the steps in the pattern on this page.
Yarn: Double Knit/8ply yarn + Lace/2ply yarn,
Meterage: 300 (300-350) 350 (350) 400 (400-450) 450 (500) 550 g DK/8ply yarn (50 g = 108 m)
Held together with
75 (75-100) 100 (100) 100 (100-125) 125 (125) 125-150 g Silk Mohair Lace (25 g = 212 m)
Size: XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL (4XL) 5XL
The sweater is designed to have approximately 17cm of ease (the finished garment to be 17cm larger than your bust circumference).
Bust circumference: 102 (107) 112 (117) 127 (137) 147 (157) 167 cm
Length: 53 (55) 57 (58) 60 (62) 64 (66) 68 cm measured mid back incl. neck rib edge
Needles: Begin by working a swatch to determine which needle size you need to achieve the correct gauge. Note that the swatch needs to be washed and blocked before measuring the gauge.
Circular needles: 5 mm US8 / 60, 80 or 100 cm, 4.5 mm US7 / 40 and 80 cm and 4mm US6 / 40 cm
Gauge: 17 stitches x 25 rows = 10 x 10 cm 4 x 4 inches in stockinette stitch on a 5 mm US8 needle after wash and blocking
Level: Beginner + +
This is a printed knitting pattern.
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