Name Pullover


Name Pullover

Instructions are for size 6. Changes for sizes 8, 10, 12 and 14 are in parentheses.
You Need: Columbia-Minerva PERFORMER (3 oz ball), 3 balls Pine (P), 1 each Winter White (W), Orange (O) and Red (R), “Boye” Knitting needles No. 6 and No. 8 or size to give gauge.
Gauge (No. 8 Needles): 9 sts = 2’’; 7 rows = 1’’.
Finished Measurements
Bust or Chest: 27 (29-31-33-35)’’
Back at Shoulders: 11(11 1/2-12-13-13 1/2)’’
Sleeve at Underarm: 10 1/2 (11-11 1/2-12-12 1/2)’’

BACK: With No. 6 needles and P, cast on 61 (65-71-75-79) sts.
Rib Border – Row 1: K 1, * P 1, K 1; rep from * to end. Row 2: P 1, * K 1, P 1; rep from * to end. Cut P. Row 3: With O, knit. Rows 4-6: With O work in rib. Cut O. Row 7: With R, knit. Row 8: With R work in rib. Cut R. Rows 9-12: With W rep Rows 3-6. Cut W. Rows 13 & 14: With R rep Rows 7 & 8. Cut R. With P and No. 8 needle, work in St st to 11 (12-13-14-15)’’ from beg or desired length to underarm.
Armholes: Bind off 4 (4-5-5-6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each side every 2nd row 2 (3-3-3-3) times. work on 49 (51-55-59-61) sts until armholes measure 5 (5 1/2-6-6 1/2-7)’’.
Shoulders and Neck: Bind off 6 (6-7-7-8) sts, K until 7 (8-8-9-9) sts from bind-off, turn. Dec 1 st at beg of next row, work to end. Bind off 6 (7-7-8-8) st. Place center 23 (23-25-27-27) sts on holder, join yarn, work shoulder and neck to correspond to other side.

FRONT: Work same as back to 7 (8-9-10-11)’’ from beg, end with a P row. Continue in St st, working 2 rows O, 2 rows R, 12 rows W, 2 rows R, 2 (4-6-8-10) rows P. Remainder of front is worked with P.
Neck: Work 30 (32-35-37-39) sts, join 2nd skein, bind off center st, work to end. Work on each side with separate yarn. Dec 1 st at each neck edge on next row, then every 4th row 5 (7-8-8-11) times, every 2nd row 6 (4-4-5-2) times AND AT SAME TIME when same length as back to armholes shape armholes as on back. Work 12 (13-14-15-16) sts, to same length as back to shoulders.
Shoulders: Bind off 6 (6-7-7-8) sts from each armhole edge once, 6 (7-7-8-8) sts once.

SLEEVES: With No. 6 needles and P, cast on 37 (37-41-41-41) sts. Work first 12 rows stripe pat as on back. With No. 8 needles and P, work in St st, ince 1 st each side every 8th row 5 (6-5-6-7) times. Worn on 47 (49-51-53-55) sts to 11 (12-13 1/2-15-16)’’ from beg, or desired length to underarm.
Sleeve Cap: bind off 4 (4-5-5-6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each side every 2nd row 11 (11-10-10-10) times, every 4th row 0 (1-2-3-3) times. Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Bind off 13 sts.

Finishing: Sew right shoulder seam. With No. 6 needle and P, beg at left front shoulder, pick up 1 st in each row on left front edge to center front, 1 st at center front and mark, pick up same number sts on right front edge as on left front edge, 1 st in each row and st at back of neck. Cut P. Row 2 (wrong side): With W purl all sts. Row 3: Rib to 1 st before center st, sl next st as to P, sl center st to cable needle, hold at front, sl st from right needle back to left needle, insert left needle from left to right in center st and sl it to left needle, K 3 tog thru back lps, beg with K or P st (as st before the K 3 tog), rib to end. Cut W. Row 4: With O, rep Row 2. Row 5: Rep row 3. Row 6: Rib to center st, P center st, rib to end. Cut O. Row 7: With R, knit. Row 8: Rep Row 3. Bind off in rib, dec at center front.

To Place Name on Front:
Using graph paper, chart name to be used. Place center st of chart at center st on 3rd row of wide W stripe. Using duplicate st embroider letters following diagram.

Or, following chart, embroider other designs as desired.