Crystal Palace Yarns
free knit shell pattern
above a close view of shoulder and neck
below a view of side where St st
vertical columns meet at seam
Aran - Leaf Pattern
5 (6, 7) - 50 gr balls Aran Wool (new for
fall - 100% wool)
#1006 "antique rose"
[Note that this shell can also be knit from this same pattern using
Bamboo Needles or DAISY Needles US
Sizes: XS, S/M, L
Finished Chest Measurements: 32 (37, 42)�
Gauge: 20 sts and 29 rows = 4� in pat st
BO-bind off; CC-contrast color; CO-cast on; Dec-decrease; estab-established;
inc-increase; K- knit; P-purl; Rem- remaining; Rep-repeat;
RS-right side; St st-Stockinette Stitch; St(s)-stitch (es); WS- wrong side; YO-yarn over.
Note: This patt st has decs and incs
on most rows. Make sure when you are decreasing while working the pattern you
take this into account so you maintain the correct number of sts.
CO 81 (93, 105) sts. K 1 row.
Work first 4 sts in St st, work chart to last 4 sts, work last 4 sts in St st.
Cont until piece measures 13 (13, 14)�.
BO 3 sts beg next 2 rows.
Keeping the first and last 3 (3, 6) sts in St st and keeping to patt, dec 1 st
at each end every other row 4 (4, 7) times � 67 (79, 85) sts
Work even until armhole measures 6 � (7 �, 8 �)�, maintaining first and last 3
sts in St st and keeping to patt.
BO 4 (5, 8) sts beg next 4 rows, then BO 3 (5, 9) sts beg next 4 rows � 39, (39,
Working first and last st in St st and keeping to patt over remaining sts, cont
to work chart 12 rows.
Same as Front.
Seam sides and Mock Turtleneck sides.
Weave in ends on WS.
The CHART for this pattern stitch is
a PDF here for downloading.
will also work for
(click the links to see the color cards for each yarn)
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purchasing Crystal Palace Yarns.
Pattern Copyright 2006 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into
Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this pattern with knitters. The
pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It
is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced
in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying
CPY Yarns Aran Wool are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our
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March 30, 2007
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