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Metallic Color Dipped Top

Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Some Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Patons

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Sizes U.S. 6 & U.S. 8 knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension
  • 2 stitch holders
  • Patons® Metallic™ (3 oz; 252 yds) Sizes XS/S M L XL 2/3XL 4/5XL:
    Main Color (MC) Blue Steel 3 4 5 6 7 8 balls
    Contrast A Pewter 3 3 4 4 5 6 balls
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape

DIRECTIONS:

SIZES

To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small 28-34"
Medium 36-38"
Large 40-42"
Extra-Large 44-46"
2/3 X-Large 48-54"
4/5 X-Large 56-62"

Finished bust
Extra-Small/Small 37"
Medium 42"
Large 46"
Extra-Large 50"
2/3 X-Large 57"
4/5 X-Large 63½"
The instructions are written for smallest size.
If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.
BACK
**With A and larger needles, cast on 79 (89-97-107-121-135) sts loosely.
Knit 4 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (WS). K2. *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st.
K1.
2nd row: K1. *K1below. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
4th row: K2. *K1below. K1. Rep from * to last st.
K1.
These 4 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 13", ending on a 1st row of pat.
Break A.
Change to MC and cont in pat (beg on a 2nd row), until work from beg measures 18", ending on a WS row.
Shape armholes: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 6 (8-10-12-8-10) sts beg next 2 (2-2-2-4-4) rows. 67 (73-77-83-89-95) sts.
Dec 1 st each end of next and every following alt row 5 (7-8-9-10-12) times more. 55 (57-59-63-67-69) sts.**
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 7 (-8-8--)", ending on a WS row.
Shape neck: Next row: (RS). Pat across 12 (13-13-15-16-17) sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows. 9 (10-10-12-13-14) sts.
Work 2 rows even in pat. Cast off.
With RS facing, slip next 31 (31-33-33-35-35) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and pat to end of row.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows. 9 (10-10-12-13-14) sts.
Work 2 rows even in pat. Cast off.

Stitch Glossary
Alt
= Alternate(ing)
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase(ing)
Inc1 = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch
K = Knit
K1below = Knit into next stitch 1 row below, at same time, slipping off stitch above.
P = Purl
Pat = Pattern
Rem = Remaining
Rep
= Repeat
RS = Right side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong side

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