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Birmingham
Portugese Fisherman
Sweater


designed by
Betty Monroe


Technique used: Knit



YARN

Naturally Caron.com Country
75% Microdenier acrylic, 25% Merino wool; 3 oz/100 g, 185 yds/170 m ball):
#0013 Spruce 16 (17, 19, 21, 23, 25) oz

One pair US size 9 (5.5mm), needles or size to obtain gauge

One pair US size 7 (4.5mm)
Tapestry needle

Crochet hook size F/5 (3.75mm)


 


 
 

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SIZES:  Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X)

 

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS

Bust   36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)”/91.5 (101.4, 112, 122, 132, 142) cm

Length 28 (28, 29, 29, 30, 30)”/71 (71, 73.5, 73.5, 7676) cm

 

YARN

Naturally Caron.com Country (25% Merino wool, 75% microdenier acrylic, 3oz/85 g, 185 yds/170m):

GAUGE

In St st, using US size 9 needles, 18 sts and 24 rows = 4”/10 cm

 

STITCHES USED

Garter stitch (Garter st)

Stockinette stitch (St st)

Purl Ribbing

Row 1: *K2, p3; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Row 2:  P.

Rep Rows 1-2 for purl ribbing.

NOTE:  When working from the charts, begin working all rows from right to left, work the center stitch, then work back across the chart from left to right.  Do not repeat the center stitch.

 

BACK

Ribbing: With smaller ndls, CO 82 (92, 102, 112, 122, 132) sts. 

Work in purl ribbing for 12 rows.

Change to larger ndls. Work in St st for 18 (17, 17 ¼, 17 ¼, 17 ½, 17 ½)” (108 [100, 104, 104, 106, 106] rows) dec 1 st on first row – 81 (91, 101, 111, 121, 131) sts.  Work 4 rows in Garter st. 

Shape Armholes

BO 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows—73 (83, 93, 103, 113, 123) sts.  Begin chart where indicated for your size, keeping the first and last st in St st.  When chart is complete, BO all sts.

 

FRONT

Work as for Back until chart has been completed.

Shape Neck

(RS) BO 21 (26, 30, 34, 38, 42) sts at beg of next row, k across. 

(WS) BO 21 (26, 30, 34, 38, 42) sts at beg of next row, k across. . Note: This will form a turning ridge.  Work in St st on the rem sts for 6 rows for facing.  BO rem sts.

 

SLEEVES

Ribbing: With smaller ndls, CO 47 (47, 47, 47, 52, 52) sts. 

Sizes Small (Medium, Large, XLarge) only: Work purl ribbing for12 rows. 

Sizes 2X and 3X only: Work purl ribbing for 12 rows inc 1 st in last row.

All sizes: Change to larger ndls. Work even in St st on 47 (47, 47, 47, 53, 53) sts for 3 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) rows.  Shape Sleeve

Inc 1 st each side every 8th (4th, 4th, 4th, 4th, 4th) row 12 (2, 8, 8, 6, 6) times, every 8th (6th, 6th, 6th, 6th, 6th) row 3 ( 15, 12, 12, 13, 13) times; At the same time, beg following chart for fair isle patt as indicated for your size on Row 50 (50, 54, 54, 56, 56).  Rep Rows 6-9 of chart, working incs into patt. When all incs are complete, work even on 77 (81, 87, 87, 91, 91) sts for 1 (3, 1, 1, 3, 3) rows or desired sleeve length.  BO.

FINISHING

Block all pieces. Sew shoulder seams. Turn front facing to inside and sew in place. Sew in sleeves.  Sew sleeve and side seams, leaving a 4” opening at each side at lower edge for slits.  Work a row of sc along back neck and each side opening if desired.

Weave in all ends.


 

   




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