Saturday, August 20, 2011

White Sweater

Ok. So I promised I would sit down and figure out how I created the two sweaters in the second half of my last blog.. So here is the first one.

5mm (G) hook
50g ball 4ply Baby Yarn in White
small amount of 4ply Baby Yarn in pink
4 or 5 buttons

starting with white,

Row 1: ch 45, turn, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 6 sts, sc inc in next st (sc, ch1, sc), sc in next 9 sts,  sc inc in next st, sc in next 14 sts, sc inc,  sc in next 9 sts, sc inc, sc to end, ch1 turn.
Row 2 - 10:  sc in 2nd st from hook,  *sc to ch1 spc,  sc inc,  repeat from * till end, ch1 and turn.
Row 11:  sc to first ch1 sp, insert hook through first and second ch1 sp, sc to join, sc across to next ch1 space, inserting hook through 3rd and 4th, sc to join, sc to end, ch1 and turn
Row 12:  sc across, ch2 turn
Row 13 & 14:  dc across, ch1 and end of row 14
Repeat rows 12 - 14 four more times (total of 5 times)

Join yarn in ch1sp,
Row 11: ch1, sc around, join with slip st, ch1
Row 12 - 24:  sc in each sc around, join with slip st in ch1 to join.'

sc with pink around sleeves,bottom hem and up the front/around neck. making 3sc on the corners, join with a slip st in the first sc. 

Row 1: join 2sts back from edge, dc around, ending 2ts before edge on other side, ch2, turn, 

Row 2: dc across
Repeat Row 2 once more, cut yarn and weave in ends.
sc around edge of collar using pink.

place buttons down the front, 1.5 inches apart, fasten to right side of the sweater and push through the holes in the sweater on the left side. (no buttons holes were made in the edging, but if you wish to, and know how to, you may.)

in pink make a chain of approx. 130 and thread through row12 of sweater, tying up at the front (mid way between second and third buttons)

Front detail with tie and buttons
Collar detail

Pattern detail (back of sweater)

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