Bernat® Softee Chunky Knit Yoke Sweater
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Bernat® Softee Chunky Knit Yoke Sweater

Traditional, beautiful fair isle gets revamped with a fresh color palette. Shown in Bernat Softee Chunky. Designed by Bernat® Design Team
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bernat® Softee Chunky- MC: 2 (3-3-4) Balls (Faded Denim or Fern); A: 1 Ball for Each Size (New Denim Heather or Lavender)
  • Circular Knitting Needles 29 ins [70 cm] Long- Sizes 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) and 6 mm (U.S. 10)
  • Sets Of Four Double-Pointed Knitting Needles- Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) and 6 mm (U.S. 10) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge.
  • 4 St Holders
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

SIZES


Step: 2

4 (6-8-10) yrs.


Step: 3

To fit chest measurement:


Step: 4

23 (25-26½-28) ins [58.5 (63.5-67.5-
71) cm].


Step: 5

Finished chest: 28 (30-32-34) ins


Step: 6

[71 (76-81.5-86.5) cm].


Step: 7

GAUGE


Step: 8

15 sts and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.


Step: 9

INSTRUCTIONS


Step: 10

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).


Step: 11

BODY


Step: 12

Note: When working from chart, carry yarn not in use loosely across WS of work but never over more than 5 sts.


Step: 13

When it must pass over more than 5 sts, weave it over and under color in use on next st or at centre point of sts it passes over. The colors are never twisted around one another.


Step: 14

With MC and smaller circular needle cast on 104 (112-120-128) sts. Join in rnd and placing marker on first st, work 2 ins [5 cm] (K1. P1) ribbing.


Step: 15

Change to larger circular needle and knit in rnds until 9 (9¾-11½-11¼) ins [23 (25-29- 28.5) cm] total length.


Step: 16

Next rnd: *K52 (56-60-64). Slip last 4 sts just worked onto a st holder for armhole. Rep from * once more. Do not break yarn.


Step: 17

SLEEVES


Step: 18

With MC and set of 4 smaller doublepointed needles, cast on 28 (28-32-32) sts.


Step: 19

Divide these sts evenly onto 3 needles.


Step: 20

Join in rnd and placing a marker on first st, work 2 ins [5 cm] (K1. P1) ribbing.


Step: 21

Change to set of 4 larger double-pointed needles and knit, inc 1 st at beg and end of next and every following 4th rnd until there are 42 (44-48-52) sts.


Step: 22

Cont even until 9½ (10¼-12-11¾) ins [24 (26-30.5-30) cm] total length.


Step: 23

Next rnd: K2. Slip these 2 sts and last 2 sts of previous rnd onto a st holder for armhole. Break yarn. Leave rem 38 (40-44-48) sts on a spare needle.


Step: 24

YOKE


Step: 25

With MC and larger circular needle, [K38 (40-44-48) of Sleeve. K48 (52- 56-60) of Body] twice. Place a marker at end of rnd. 172 (184-200-216) sts.


Step: 26

Sizes 4, 6 and 8 yrs only: Next rnd: Knit, dec 1 (4-2) st(s) evenly around. 171 (180-198) sts.


Step: 27

All sizes: Knit 1 (2-2-3) rnd(s) even.


Step: 28

Work Chart to end of chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 9-st rep will be worked 19 (20-22-24) times. 57 (60-66-72) sts rem. Break MC.


Step: 29

Next rnd: With A, K3 (0-3-0). *K2tog. K7 (8-7-7). Rep from * around. 51 (54- 59-64) sts rem. Knit 1 (2-4-4) rnd(s) even.


Step: 30

Next rnd: K1 (0-3-0). *K2tog. K8 (7- 6-6). Rep from * around. 46 (48-52- 56) sts rem. Knit 1 (1-3-4) rnd(s) even.


Step: 31

Neckband: Change to set of 4 smaller double-pointed needles. Work in (K1. P1) ribbing for 3 ins [7.5 cm]. Cast off loosely in ribbing.


Step: 32

Graft Sleeves at underarms. Pin garment to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.


Tips

Experiment with the recipient’s favorite color and a shade on the opposite side of the spectrum. You might be surprised with the results.