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Download pattern here SkiSweaterpattern

 

Ski

 

 Ski Sweater image-20-01-16-03-59

 

 

Sweater is approx. 3″ tall

Materials:

  • Size 2 Double pointed needles (set of 3)
  • Sport Weight, dk, lace or DMC #5 pearl cotton weight yarn.
    30 yards for main color, 3 yards of white, 2 yards of teal.  Yarn used in sample is Lion Brand Bon Bons
  • miniature doll coat hanger or Large paper clip to make your own coat hanger.
  • large darning needle

Abbreviations:

st= stitch

inc.= increase. Increases are made by knitting in front and back of stitch.

dec. = decrease

ssk = Slip, slip, Knit

st st = Stockinette Stitch

SkiSweater

 

Cast on 34 stitches and divide onto 2 needles, 17 sts on first needle (front of sweater) , 17 sts on second needle (back of sweater)

Join, knitting in the round on 2 needles, using a 3rd needle to knit the stitches.

Rounds 1-2: k1, p1 across

Rounds 3-14: knit in main color

Divide for sleeves, working on first 17 sts only
Row 15: K 17
Row 16: P 17
Row 17-23: Work 7 rows of fair isle chart , reading right to left on knit rows and left to right on purl rows. Break yarn
Join Yarn on last 17 sts and repeat rows 15-23 to match front.

Join Front to back again and knit in rounds

Round 24: Knit

Round 25: *K2 in main color, K2 tog in teal, repeat from *

Rounds 26: Knit

Round 27: *K2 in main color, K2 tog in teal, repeat from *

Rounds 28 and 29: K1, P1 across

Bind off all sts in ribbing.

Sleeves:
Pick up 14 sts around arm hole and divide onto 2 needles and knit 2 rounds with white.

Knit 7 rounds with main color

Next 2 rounds: k1, p1 across

Bind off all stitches in ribbing and repeat for second sleeve.

Finishing:

Weave in all ends and stitch up any holes under the armhole.

Add miniature coat hanger and hang on tree.

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Here is a video I found on You tube to make your own coat hangers out of large paper clips: