2 July 2012


YOKE SWEATER EGG COSY

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Abbreviations
rd(s) : round(s)
k : knit
p : purl
M : make
st(s) : stitch(es)
rpt : repeat
tog : together

Materials
small amounts of dk (US 8ply) yarn - suggested yarn Rico baby classic dk
4 dpns size 3.25mm (US 3)

SLEEVES (make 2)
Cast on 10 sts in blue, join in the rd (4,4,2) and place st marker.
Rd 1 : (k1, p1) rpt to end of rd.
Rd 2 : (k1, p1) rpt to end of rd. Change to pink yarn.
Rd 3 : k.
Rd 4 : k.
Rd 5 : k.
Rd 6 : k1, M1, k to end of rd (11 sts).
Continue with k increasing every 4th rd until 13 sts.
Continue with k until work measures 5cms (2ins) from beginning of work.
Place sts onto a spare contrasting piece of coloured yarn.
Break off sleeve yarn leaving a long tail for sewing up.

BODY
Cast on 38 sts in blue, join in the rd (12, 14, 12) and place st marker.
Rd 1 : (k1, p1) rpt to end of rd.
Rd 2 : (k1, p1) rpt to end of rd. Change to pink yarn.
Rd 3 : k. Continue with k until work measures 5cms (2ins) from beginning of work.

JOIN BODY AND SLEEVES
k1 of body, place the next 3 body sts onto a piece of spare yarn
Place first sleeve in the position it should be in relation to the body keeping the increases pointing in towards the jumper body.
Place 10 sleeve sts onto the left hand needle (start with the last st of the sleeve rd and move anticlockwise) leaving 3 sleeve sts on the yarn these 3 sts should align with the 3 sts of the body on the yarn, this will be the underarm.
k 10 sleeve sts.
k 16 body sts, place the next 3 body sts onto a piece of spare yarn.
Place 10 sts of the second sleeve onto the left hand needle leaving 3 sleeve sts on the yarn these 3 sts should align with the 3 sts of the body on the yarn as before.
k 10 sleeve sts.
k 15 body sts (52 sts).

YOKE
Change to blue.
Next rd : k.
Change to pink.
Next rd : k.
Next rd : (k2tog) rpt to end of rd (26 sts).
Next rd : k.
Next rd : k.
Next rd : (k2tog) rpt to end of rd (13 sts).
Next rd : k.
Next rd : k.
Next rd : (k2tog), k3, (k2tog), k2, (k2tog), k2 (10 sts).
Change to blue.
Next rd : k.
Next rd : (k1, p1) rpt to end of rd.
Cast off in rib.

To Assemble
- Using the yarn tails in the underarms sew any gaps and weave back and forward the 3 sts of the sleeve and the 3 sts of the body.
- Weave loose yarns away.
copyright Alison Hogg 2012

2 comments:

  1. love the egg sweater; where can I get the egg cup with feet?

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  2. Hi Adele,Thanks for your comment! It is a Carltonware egg cup which I bought on ebay....probably the heapest place to buy one of these

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