Sizes 14, 16
Instructions are for size 14, changes for size 16 are in parentheses.
MATERIALS— Bear Brand Tricolaine, 8 (9) skeins.
Bucilla Featherlite Aluminum Knitting Needles, 1 pair Size 1.
Bucilla Steel Crochet Hook, Size 3.
About 350 (400) rhinestones for trimming.
MEASUREMENTS OF GARMENT—Width at bustline 33½ (36) ins.
Width of back at underarm 16 (17½) ins.
Sleeves—width at underarm 12 (12½) ins.
GAUGE: blocked—17 sts = 2 inches; 12 rows = 1 inch
PATTERN—Multiple of 12. Make sample on 36 sts.
Row 2—right side—P 4, * k 4, p 8; repeat from *, end k 4, P 4.
Row 3—K 4, * p 4, k 8; repeat from *, end p 4, k 4.
Row 4—twist row—P 4, * slip next 2 sts to crochet hook, hold in front of work, k next 2 sts, k 2 sts from hook—a twist—, p 8; repeat from *, end last repeat p 4.
Row 5—Same as row 3.
Row 6—P 3, * k 6, p 6; repeat from *, end k 6, p 3.
Row 7—K 3, * p 6, k 6; repeat from *, end p 6, k 3. Repeat last 2 rows once.
Row 10—P 2, * k 8, p 4; repeat from *, end k 8, p 2.
Row 11—K 2, * p 8, k 4; repeat from *, end p 8, k 2. Repeat last 2 rows once.
Row 14—P 1, * k 10, p 2; repeat from *, end k 10, p 1.
Row 15—K 1, * p 10, k 2; repeat from *, end p 10, k 1. K 1 row, p 1 row.
Row 18—K 2, * p 8, k 4; repeat from *, end p 8, k 2.
Row 19—P 2, * k 8, p 4; repeat from *, end k 8, p 2.
Row 20—twist row—K 2, * p 8, twist next 4 sts as in row 4; repeat from *, end p 8, k 2.
Row 21—Same as row 19.
Row 22—Same as row 7.
Row 23—Same as row 6. Repeat last 2 rows once.
Row 26—Same as row 3.
Row 27—Same as row 2. Repeat last 2 rows once.
Row 30—K 5, * p 2, k 10; repeat from *, end p 2, k 5.
Row 31—P 5, * k 2, p 10; repeat from *, end k 2, p 5.
Repeat these 32 rows for pattern.
BACK—Cast on 108 (120) sts. Work pat. even for 12 (28) rows. Dec. 1 st each side of next row; repeat decs. every 6th row 4 times, with care to keep pat.; 98 (110) sts. Work pat. even for 2 ins. Mark next row for first inc. row. Inc. 1 st each side of next row. Repeat incs. every 4th row 18 times more; 136 (148) sts. Work even until about 7 ins. above first inc. row, end on wrong side, 1 row above a twist row.
Armholes—Bind off 8 (9) sts at beg. of next 2 rows for underarm. Dec. 1 st each side every 2nd row 8 (9) times; 104 (112) sts. Work even until armholes measure 7 (7¼) ins., straight up from underarm.
Shoulders—Bind off 8 (9) sts at beg. of next 4 rows; 7 (9) sts at beg. of next 2 rows. Bind off remaining 58 sts for back of neck.
FRONT—Cast on 120 (132) sts. Work pat. as for back, shaping underarm edge same as for back. There will be 110 (122) sts at waistline; 148 (160) sts at bustline. Work even until same length as back to underarm, end with same pat. row.
Armhole and Neck Shaping—Bind off 8 (9) sts at beg. of next row for underarm, work until 65 (70) sts from bind-off, place these sts on holder for left half of front, bind off 2 center sts, work to end. Bind off 8 (9) sts at beg. of next row, work to neck edge; 65 (70) sts. Bind off 2 sts at neck edge at beg. of next row. Continue to shape armhole as on back, binding off 2 sts at neck edge every 2nd row 16 times more; 23 (27) sts. Work even until armhole is same length as on back. Shape shoulder as on back.
Beg. at neck edge, finish left half to correspond.
SLEEVES—Cast on 96 sts. Work pat., for size 14—inc. 1 st each side every 8th row 3 times; 102 sts (for size 16—inc. 1 st each side every 4th row 5 times; 106 sts). Work even until 1 row above 3rd twist row. Bind off 8 (9) sts at beg. of next 2 rows. Dec. 1 st each side every 2nd row 6 times; every 4th row 10 (11) times; every 2nd row 3 times. Bind off 3 sts at beg. of next 6 rows. Bind off remaining 30 sts.
FINISHING—Steam and finish. Sew on rhinestones over twisted sts as illustrated.
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