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Little Audrey
12-20-2007, 03:03 PM
Portuguese Fisherman's Crewneck - raglan sleeve - size small

gauge: 12 rows of K1-P1 rib = 3"; 12 stitches K1-P1 rib = 4"
8 stitches stockinette (cable) = 2"
5 rows of cluster rib = 2"; 6 cluster ribs (pattern) = 6"
size 10 needles; worsted weight yarn two strands worked together I used 5 skeins of Red Heart super saver, rose pink, and had a lot left over.
-or sizes to produce gauge-

Cluster Rib Verso Pattern: K1, (YO,K2,pass YO over 2k & off,K1) 6 times
Cluster Rib Front Pattern: P1,(K2,P1) 6 times
- for sleeves, cluster stitch is worked only 5 times -

cast on 58 stitches;
work K1-P1 ribbing for 11 rows

row 12 (increase row):
K4, *P1,(K1front&back,P1)6 times*,
repeat *-*, repeat !-!, repeat *-*, K4 (81 sts)
row 13: P4, CRVP, P8, CRVP, P8, CRVP, P4
row14: K4, CRFP, K8, CRFP, K8, P1, CRFP, K4
repeat rows 13 & 14 for 12" (30 rows) or desired length to armhole; starting with row 20 & every 8 rows thereafter:
work cable twist in k8 bands: place first four stitches on holder, knit remaining four stitches, transfer stitches from holder to left needle and knit
at armhole dec 1 st either end next two rows (73 sts)
from armhole decrease on:
work stockinette for 3 stitches each end; dec 1 st each end between stockinette and pattern being sure to preserve pattern until only center pattern set remains, ending on right side with an even number of stitches (18 sts);
work 6 rows K1-P1 rib (starting on wrong side); bind off in rib

Front: work same as back

Sleeves: cast on 28,
as per body, odd rows are verso, even rows are front
work K1-P1 rib; incr 1 each end on row 11 (30 st)
row 12: (increase row-front) K2, *P1, (K1 front&back,P1)5 times*, K4 front&back, repeat *-*, K2
note: CRPV & CRFP for sleeves have only 5 cluster stitches
row 13: P2, CRVP, P8, CRVP, P2
row 14: K2, CRFP, K8, CRFP, K2
repeat rows 13 & 14 for 12" (30 rows) or desired sleeve length
on row 20 and every 8 rows thereafter:
increase one stitch each end and work cable twist
when there are ten stockinette stitches at each end, work even until desired sleeve length, ending on back of work
decrease to match front and back pieces
next 2 rows: dec 2 st each end
raglan sleeve decrease rows:
dec 1 st each end being careful to keep pattern, work in pattern across
repeat until only 6 stockinette stitches are left
work 6 rows K1-P1 rib; bind off in rib
join seams; if desired, stitch elastic thread through back of neck & cuff