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Berroco Pure Pima Collection

F R E E PAT T E R N S

1 anjou
knit in Pure Pima

Pure Pima

2 marche
knit in Pure Pima

Berroco Pure Pima

100% Pima Cotton 1.75 oz / 50 g; 115 yds / 105 m 5.5 sts = 1 on #6 (US) / 4 mm Turn sweater inside out and place in sweater bag. Machine wash on delicate cycle in cold water with mild detergent. No bleach. Lay at to dry.

A carefully calibrated balance between mercerized and unmercerized plies, this cotton is an instant staple. In a wide range of colors, chosen for their timeless appeal.

3 artois
knit in Pure Pima

4 landau
knit in Pure Pima

5 corsica
knit in Pure Pima

6 poitou
knit in Pure Pima

7 nivernais
knit in Pure Pima

Berroco Pure Pima Collection

1ST EDITION

Terms and Abbreviations are located at www.berroco.com

Design Team: Norah Gaughan, Cirilia Rose Technical Editor: Brenda York Instruction Coordinator: Donna Yacino

We recommend using yarns called for in our instructions. Please check www.berroco.com for pattern corrections. Every effort has been made to ensure that directions contained in this book are accurate and complete, however errors do occur. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters, human or typographical errors.

1. anjou
Skill level: Easy Shown in size Small

SIZES
Directions are for womens size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

88(100-110-122-132-144) sts. Work even in St st until piece measures 4(4-4-4-5-5) from beg, end on WS. Dec Row (RS): K1, k2 tog, k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 86(98-108-120-130-142) sts. Rep this dec every 1 twice more 82(94-104-116-126-138) sts. Work even until piece measures 9(9-1010-10-10) from beg, end on WS. Inc Row (RS): K1, M1k, k to last st, M1k, k1 84(96-106-118-128-140) sts. Rep this inc every 1 etwice more 88(100-110-122-132-144) sts. Work even until piece measures 13(1314-14-14-14) from beg, end on WS. Shape Armholes: Bind off 4(6-7-8-10-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 0(4-4-4-4-4) sts at the beg of the next 2 rows 80(80-88-98104-116) sts. Dec Row (RS): K1, k2 tog, k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 78(78-86-96-102-114) sts. Rep this dec every RS row 6(6-7-9-10-13) times more 66(66-7278-82-88) sts. Work even until armholes measure 7(7-8-8-8-9), end on WS. Shape Shoulders: Bind off 6(6-7-8-8-9) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 5(5-6-7-8-9) sts at beg of the next 4 rows. Bind off remaining 34 sts for back neck.

3(3-3-4-4-5) 1

2(2-2-3-3-3) 2(2-3-3-3-3)

BACK and FRONT

1 16(18-20-22-24-26) 15(17-19-21-23-25) 2(2-3-4-4-5) 4 1 12(12-13-14-15-16)

SLEEVE

FRONT

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust 32(36-40-44-48-52) Length 22(22-23-23-24-24)

MATERIALS
8(9-10-11-11-12) Hanks BERROCO PURE PIMA (50 grs), #2246 Delft Straight knitting needles, sizes 4 (3.50 mm) and 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE 29 Length circular knitting needle, size 6 (4.00 mm) 2 Double pointed knitting needles (dpn), size 4 (3.50 mm) 1 St marker 1 Safety pin

Work same as front until armholes measure approximately 2(2-2-3-3-3), end on WS. Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): Mark center 10 sts. Cont armhole shaping as for back if necessary and work to marker, join another hank of yarn and bind off center 10 sts, k to end. Working both sides at once, dec 1 st at each neck edge every RS row 12 times. Work even on 16(16-19-22-24-27) sts each side until armholes measure 7(7-8-8-8-9), end on WS. Bind off 6(6-7-8-8-9) sts at each armhole edge once, then 5(5-6-7-8-9) sts twice for shoulders.

SLEEVES

GAUGE
22 sts = 4; 26 rows = 4 in St st on larger needles TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

BACK

With smaller straight needles, cast on 110(122134-146-158-170) sts. Ribbing: Row 1 (RS): K2, * p2, k2, rep from * across. Row 2: P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 1 from beg, end on RS. Change to larger straight needles and p the next row, dec 22(22-24-24-26-26) sts across
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With larger straight needles, cast on 66(66-7278-82-88) sts. Work even in St st for 1, end on WS. Shape Cap: Bind off 4(6-7-8-10-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 0(4-4-4-4-4) sts at the beg of next 2 rows 58(46-50-54-54-60) sts. Dec 1 st each side every RS row 9(10-10-10-1010) times, end on WS 40(26-30-34-34-40) sts. Bind off 2 sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 3 sts at beg of the next 2(0-2-2-2-2) rows, then 4 sts at beg of next 4(2-0-0-0-0). Bind off remaining 14(14-20-24-24-30) sts.

beg at center back neck, pick up and k16 sts to left shoulder seam, 28 sts along left front neck edge, 10 sts across front neck edge, 28 sts along right front neck edge, then 16 sts across remaining back neck edge 98 sts. Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up. Knit 1 rnd, inc 62 sts around 160 sts. Work even in St st (k EVERY rnd) until collar measures 7. Bind off. Fold edge 1 under to RS and sew in place forming casing, leaving 1 open at center front for drawstring. Drawstring: With dpns, cast on 3 sts and make I-Cord as follows: Row 1: * K3, do not turn work. Slide sts to beg of needle to work next row from RS. Rep from * until drawstring measures 54. Fasten off. Fasten safety pin through one end of drawstring. Insert pin through opening at front of collar and pull through casing and back out of opening. Tie as in photo.

FINISHING

Sew shoulder seams. Collar: With RS facing, using circular needle,


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2. marche
Skill level: Easy Shown in size Small

Next Row (RS): Rep Inc Row once more 47(41-45-42-45-42) sts. Following Row (WS): P to last 2 sts, M1p, p2 48(42-46-43-46-43) sts. Rep these 2 rows 20(26-25-28-28-31) times more 88(94-96-99102-105) sts. Work even if necessary until piece measures 20(20-21-21-22-22) from beg, end on WS. Mark for beg of side seam. Work even for 4 rows, end on WS. Dec Row (RS): K1, k2 tog, k to end 87(93-9598-101-104) sts. Rep this dec every 2nd row 6(6-5-5-3-3) times more, then every 4th row 15(15-16-16-18-18) times 66(72-74-77-80-83) sts. Work even until piece measures 12(12-

13-13-13-13) above marker, end on WS. Shape Armhole: Bind off 4(6-7-8-10-10) sts at beg of the next row, then 0 (4-4-4-4-4) sts at beg of next RS row 62(62-63-65-66-69) sts. Dec 1 st at armhole edge every RS row 7(7-810-11-14) times 55 sts. Work even until armhole measures 7(7-8-8-8-9), end on WS. Mark end of last row for beg of collar. Work even until collar measures 6(6-6-7-7-8) above marker, end on WS. Bind off.

RIGHT FRONT

12(12-13-14-15-16)

Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping. Work side incs at end of RS rows and at beg of WS rows. Bind off for armhole on WS. Work armhole decs at end of RS rows. With straight needles, cast on 66(66-72-78-8288) sts. Work even in St st for 1, end on WS. Shape Cap: Bind off 4(6-7-8-10-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 0(4-4-4-4-4) sts at beg of next 2 rows 58(46-50-54-54-60) sts. Dec 1 st each side every 4th row 0(5-5-6-6-6) times, then every RS row 14(3-3-1-1-1) times, end on WS 22(22-26-32-32-36)sts. Bind off 4 sts at beg of the next 2(2-4-4-4-4) rows, then 4 sts at the beg of next 2(2-0-0-0-0). Bind off remaining 16(1622-28-28-34) sts.

5(5-6-6-6-7) 12(12-13-13-13-13)

SIZES
Directions are for womens size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

SLEEVES

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust 32(36-40-44-48-52) Length 20(20-21-21-22-22) down center back [add 20(20-21-21-22-22) for tails in front]

BACK

MATERIALS
10(11-12-13-14-15) Hanks BERROCO PURE PIMA (50 grs), #2264 Ballet Slipper Straight knitting needles, size 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE Crochet hook, size 3.50 mm (E-4)

24(26-28-30-32-34) 16(18-20-22-24-26) 10
Collar

FINISHING

GAUGE
22 sts = 4; 26 rows = 4 in St st TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

BACK

With straight needles, cast on 132(144-154166-176-188) sts. Work even in St st for 4 rows, end on WS. Dec Row (RS): K1, k2 tog, k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 130(142-152-164-174-186) sts. Rep this dec every 2nd row 6(6-5-5-3-3) times more, then every 4th row 15(15-16-16-18-18) times 88(100110-122-132-144) sts. Work even until piece measures 12(12-13-13-13-13) from beg, end on WS. Shape Armholes: Bind off 4(6-7-8-10-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 0(4-4-4-4-4) sts at beg of next 2 rows 80(80-88-98-104-116) sts. Dec 1 st each side every RS row 7(7-8-1011-14) times 66(66-72-78-82-88) sts. Work even until armholes measure 5(5-6-66-7), end on WS. Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): K14, join another hank of yarn and bind off center 38(3844-50-54-60) sts, k to end. Working both sides at once, dec 1 st at each neck edge EVERY row 13 times. Fasten off last st each side.

Sew bound-off edges of left and right collar tog. Sew inner edge of collar to back neck edge with seam in center, matching markers with finished-off st on each side. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams. Left Lower Edging: With RS facing, using crochet hook, beg at left side seam, work in sc to cast-on edge of left front. DO NOT turn. Work from left to right in Reverse sc back to side seam. Fasten off. Right Lower Edging: Beg at cast-on edge of right front, work same as left lower edging.

7(7-8-8-8-9) 6(6-6-7-7-8) 12(12-13-13-13-13) 20(20-21-21-22-22)

LEFT FRONT

3. artois
Skill level: Intermediate Shown in size Small

16(17-17-18-18-19) 12(13-13-14-14-15) 3(3-4-5-5-6)

LEFT FRONT

With straight needles, cast on 3 sts. Knit 1 row, purl 1 row. Inc Row (RS): K1, M1k, k to end 4 sts. Rep this inc every RS row 42(36-40-37-40-37) times more, end on WS 46(40-44-41-44-41) sts.

SIZES
SLEEVE 12(12-13-14-15-16)
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Directions are for womens size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust (closed) 36(40-44-48-52-56) Length 29(29-29-30-30-31) Note: This garment was designed with an oversized fit. Please take that into consideration when selecting your size.

MATERIALS
9(10-11-12-13-14) Hanks BERROCO PURE PIMA (50 grs), #7583 Polished Grey Straight knitting needles, sizes 4 (3.50 mm) and 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE 29 Length circular knitting needle, size 4 (3.50 mm) 4 St markers Four 1 buttons

GAUGE
22 sts = 4; 26 rows = 4 in St st on larger needles TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

BACK
With smaller straight needles, cast on 126(138150-162-174-186) sts. Ribbing: Row 1 (RS): K2, * p2, k2, rep from * across. Row 2: P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2 from beg, end on RS. Change to larger needles and p the next row, dec 26(28-28-30-30-32) sts across 100(110-122-132-144-154) sts. Establish Pat St: Row 1 (RS): K20(22-25-2831-33), place marker, * (k in front, back, then front of next st) 8 times *, place marker, k44(5056-60-66-72), place marker, rep between *s once more, place marker, k20(22-25-28-31-33) 132(142-154-164-176-186) sts. Row 2: P to first marker, k to next marker, p to next marker, k to last marker, p to end. Row 3: K to first marker, p to next marker, k to next marker, p to last marker, k to end. Row 4: Purl, dropping markers. From here, work all sts in St st. When piece measures 4 from beg, end on WS. Dec Row (RS): K1, k2 tog, k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 130(140-152-162-174-184) sts. Rep this dec every 15 times more 100(110-122-132144-154) sts. Work even until piece measures 19 from beg, end on WS. Mark beg and end of last row for beg of armholes. Note: When decreasing for armholes, dec 2 sts at beg and end of rows by either knitting 3 sts tog on RS rows or purling 3 sts tog on WS rows. To dec 1 st, knit 2 sts tog on RS rows and purl 2 sts tog on WS rows. Shape Raglan Armholes: Dec 2 sts each side EVERY row 25(10-12-13-17-18)(5-8-8-11-11 times, then dec 1 st each side EVERY row 23(2120-24-23-2721(16-18-21-19-22) times, end on WS 38 sts. Mark beg and end of last row. Inc 1 st each side every 1 3 times, end on WS 44 sts. Work even until piece measures 4 above markers, end on WS. Bind off for back neck.

70-74-82-90) sts. Work in ribbing same as back for 2, end on RS. Change to larger needles and p the next row, dec 610(12-14-14-16-18) sts across 44(50-56-60-66-72) sts. Establish Pat St: Row 1 (RS): K20(22-25-2831-33), place marker, (k in front, back then front of next st) 8 times, place marker, k16(20-23-2427-31) 60(66-72-76-82-88) sts. Row 2: P to first marker, k to last marker, p to end. Row 3: K to first marker, p to last marker, k to end. Row 4: Purl, dropping markers. Work from here in St st. When piece measures 4 from beg, end on WS. Dec Row (RS): K1, k2 tog, k to end 59(65-7175-81-87) sts. Rep this dec every 15 times more. AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 15 from beg, end on WS. Shape V-Neck: Continuing to work side decs, work to last 3 sts, SSK, k1. Rep this dec every (----) 11(12-12-11-11-12) times more. When piece measures 19 from beg, end on WS. Mark end of last row for beg of armhole. Shape Raglan Armhole: Dec 2 sts at armhole edge EVERY row 5(10-12-13-17-18) times, then dec 1 st at armhole edge EVERY row 21(16-1821-19-22) times, end on WS. When all armhole and neck decs have been completed, fasten off last st. Mark last st.

neck edge as on raglan sleeves.) Sew side and sleeve seams. Left Front/Neckband: With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at center of back neck, pick up and k20 sts along back neck edge to sleeve, 22 sts across bound-off edge of sleeve, 54(54-58-58-62-66) sts along left front neck edge to beg of neck shaping, then 98 sts down left front edge 194(194-198-198-202-206) sts. Beg with Row 2, work in ribbing same as back for 1, end on WS. Bind off in ribbing. Right Front/Neckband: Beg at lower right front edge, work to correspond to left front/ neckband until band measures , end on WS. Buttonhole Row (RS): Work 4 sts, yo, work 2 tog, * work 26 sts, yo, work 2 tog, rep from * twice
7 8 4

4(4-4-5-5-6)

BACK 17

RIGHT FRONT

Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping and placement of pat st. Work side decs at end of RS rows as SSK, k1. Work neck decs at beg of RS rows as k1, k2 tog. Work armhole decs at end of RS rows.

2 18(20-22-24-26-28) 24(26-28-30-32-34) 5(6-7-8-9-10) 2

SLEEVES

With larger needles, cast on 100(100-106-106111-111) sts. Work even in St st for 1, end on WS. Mark beg and end of last row for end of sleeve seam. Work even in St st until piece measures 6(7-8-9-10-11) from beg, end on WS. Establish Pat St: Row 1 (RS): K8(8-8-8-6-6), place marker, k3 tog 28(28-30-30-33-33) times, place marker k8(8-8-8-6-6) 44(44-46-46-4545) sts. Row 2: P to first marker, k to last marker, p to end. Row 3: K to first marker, p to last marker, k to end. Row 4: Purl. Row 5 (RS): K to first marker, * k in front, back then front of next st, rep from * to last marker, k to end 100(100-106-106-111-111) sts. Beg with a p row, work in St st for 7 rows, end on WS. Rep Rows 1 4 once more, end on WS. Bind off remaining 44(44-46-46-45-45) sts.

4(4-4-5-5-6)

LEFT FRONT 17

2 8(9-10-11-12-13) 11(12-13-14-15-16) 8 2
Gathers down to 8 here

6(7-8-9-10-11)

FINISHING

LEFT FRONT

With smaller straight needles, cast on 454(62-

Sew side edges of sleeves to raglan sleeve caps between markers. Sew back half of bound-off row on sleeves to side edges of the 4 section of back armholes above markers. (The rest of the bound-off row of sleeves is part of the
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SLEEVE

18(18-19-19-20-20)

more, work to end. Complete to correspond to left front/neckband. Sew edges of neckbands tog at center back neck. Sew on buttons.

4. landau
Skill level: Easy Shown in size Small

and k to end. From here, work both sides at once with separate hanks of yarn. Purl 1 row. Dec Row (RS): With first hank, k47(52-58-6369-74), SSK, k1; with second hank, k1, k2 tog, k to end 49(54-60-65-71-76) sts each side. Continue to dec 1 st at each neck edge in this manner every 4th row 13 times more, then every 2nd row 3 times 33(38-44-49-55-60) sts each side. Work even until piece measures 22(22-24-2426-26) from beg, end on WS with same row of Stripe Sequence as back. Shape Shoulders: Bind off 5(6-7-8-9-10) sts at beg of the next 6(8-8-10-10-12) rows, then 6(7-8-9-10-0) sts at beg of the next 6(4-4-2-2-0) rows.0

5. corsica
Skill level: Intermediate Shown in size Small

FINISHING

SIZES
Directions are for womens size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust 36(40-44-48-52-56) Length 24(24-26-26-28-28) Note: This garment is designed with an oversized fit. Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.

MATERIALS
5(5-5-6-6-7) Hanks BERROCO PURE PIMA (50 grs), #2253 Lilac (A) and 4(4-5-5-6-6) Hanks #2224 Beech (B) Straight knitting needles, size 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE 24 Length circular knitting needle, size 4 (3.50 mm)

Sew shoulder seams. Neckband: With RS facing, using circular needle and A, beg at center front neck, pick up and k72 sts along right front neck edge, 38 sts across back neck edge, then 72 sts along left front neck edge 182 sts. DO NOT join. Row 1 (WS): P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across. Row 2: K2, * p2, k2, rep from * across. Rep these 2 rows until neckband measures 1, end on WS. Bind off in ribbing. Lap left end of neckband over right end as in photo and sew both ends in place. Measure down 7(7-7-88-8) from shoulder seams on each side of back and front and mark for armholes. Sew side seams to markers.

SIZES
Directions are for womens size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust 32(36-40-44-48-52) Center Length 24(24-25-25-26-27) Side Length 28(28-29-30-31-31)

MATERIALS
9(10-11-12-13-14) Hanks BERROCO PURE PIMA (50 grs), #2224 Beech Straight knitting needles, sizes 5 (3.75 mm) and 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE 29 and 16 Length circular knitting needles, size 6 (4.00 mm) 1 St marker

6(7-8-9-10-11)

GAUGE
22 sts = 4; 26 rows = 4 in St st on larger needles 19 sts = 4; 30 rows = 4 in charted pat on smaller needles TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

7(7-7-8-8-8) 13(13-15-15-17-17) 2(2-1-1--)


2

GAUGE
22 sts = 4; 26 rows = 4 in St st on larger needles TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

NOTE

STRIPE SEQUENCE

Working in St st, alternate 6 rows B, then 6 rows A. Rep these 12 rows for Stripe Sequence.

BACK and FRONT

Center panels of back and front are worked from bottom to top, then sewn tog at shoulders. Side/Sleeve sections are then picked up from lower front edge to lower back edge and worked sideways to sleeve cuffs. Side edges will measure 4 longer than center section. With straight needles, cast on 43 sts. Work even following chart until 67 rows have been completed. Change to larger straight needles and St st. Inc 1 st each end on next RS row, then every 6th row 5 times more 55 sts. Work even until piece measures 24(24-25-25-26-27) from beg, end on WS. Bind off.

BACK

BACK CENTER PANEL

With straight needles, using B, cast on 100(110122-132-144-154) sts. Work even in St st, following Stripe Sequence for 22(22-24-24-2626), end on WS. Shape Shoulders: Bind off 5(6-7-8-9-10) sts at beg of the next 6(8-8-10-10-12) rows, then 06(7-8-9-10-0) sts at beg of the next 6(4-4-22-0) rows. Bind off remaining 34 sts for back neck.

18(20-22-24-26-28)

FRONT CENTER PANEL

FRONT

Work same as back until piece measures 13(1315-15-17-17) from beg, end on WS 100(110122-132-144-154) sts. Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): K50(55-61-6672-77), join another hank of color being used
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Work same as back center panel until piece measures 22(22-23-23-24-25) from beg, end on WS. Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): K14, join another hank of yarn and bind off center 27 sts, k to end. Working both sides at once, dec 1 st at each neck edge EVERY row 8 times. Work

even on 6 sts each side until piece measures 24(24-25-25-26-27) from beg, end on WS. Bind off. Sew shoulder seams. With RS facing, using longer circular needle, beg at lower edge of front center panel, pick up and 156(156-162-165-170-173) sts along left side of front center panel to shoulder, then 156(156-162-165-170-173) sts along left side of back center panel to lower edge 312(312324-330-340-346) sts. Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 3(4-5-6-7-8), end on WS. Shape Sides: Bind off 106(106-110-110-113113) sts at beg of the next 2 rows 100(100104-110-114-120) sts. Left Sleeve: Continuing to work in St st, dec 1 st each side EVERY row 13(13-11-11-11-11) times, then every RS row 4(4-5-5-5-5) times, end on WS 66(66-72-78-82-88) sts. Dec 1 st each side every RS row 0(0-0-2-6-12) times, every 4th row 0(0-4-9-7-4) times, every 6th row 0(0-4-0-0-0) times, then every 8th row 5(5-0-0-0-0) times 56 sts. Work even until sleeve measures 12 from bound-off sts of sides, end on WS. Bind off.

1 1
19(19-20-20-20-20)
2

LEFT SIDE/SLEEVE SECTION

2 22(22-23-23-24-25) 22(22-23-23-24-25)

BACK and FRONT CENTER PANELS

BACK and FRONT CENTER PANELS

1(1-1-2-2-3)

10
LEFT SIDE/SLEEVE SECTION

10

1(1-1-2-2-3)

RIGHT SIDE/SLEEVE SECTION

Beg at lower back center section, work same as left side/sleeve section.

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3

FINISHING

Sew side and sleeve seams. Neckband: With RS facing, using shorter circular needle, beg at left shoulder seam, pick up and k94 sts around entire neck edge. Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up. Work in St st (k EVERY rnd) for 1. Bind off.

19(19-20-20-20-20)

CHART 34 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2
O O

35 33

KEY TO CHART K on RS, p on WS


O

31 29 27 25 23 21 19 17 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1 BA

Yo SSK K2 tog M1k Drop st off needle and allow it to unravel back to beg. Sl strand left by unraveled st back onto LH needle and k this st

3 3(4-5-6-7-8)

HOW TO USE CHART Beg at A, work to C, rep between B and C, end at C on RS rows. Beg at C, work to B, rep between B and C, end at A on WS rows. Work Rows 1 - 18 once, rep Rows 3 - 18 twice more, then work Rows 19 - 35 once.

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6. poitou
Skill level: Easy Shown in size Small

Shape Armhole: Bind off 4(6-7-8-10-10) sts at beg of the next row, then 0(4-4-4-4-4) sts at beg of next RS row 62(62-63-66-66-68) sts. Dec 1 st at armhole edge every RS row 7(7-8-10-1114) times 55(55-55-56-55-54) sts. Work even until armhole measures 7(7-8-8-8-9), end on WS. Mark end of last row for beg of collar. Work even until collar measures 6(6-6-77-8) above marker, end on WS. Bind off.

RIGHT FRONT
Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping. Bind off for armhole on WS row. Work armhole decs at end of RS rows. Mark for beg of collar at end of RS row. Bind off for collar on WS.

FINISHING
Sew bound-off edges of collar tog. Sew inner edge of collar to back neck edge, matching markers with fastened-off st at each side of back neck and with seam in center. Sew side seams.

12(12-13-14-15-16) 2

5(5-6-6-6-7)

SIZES
Directions are for womens size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

7. nivernais
Skill level: Easy Shown in size Small

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust (closed) 32(36-40-44-48-52) Length 24(25-26-26-27-27)

17(17-18-18-18-18)

BACK

MATERIALS
4(5-5-6-6-6) Hanks each BERROCO PURE PIMA (50 grs), #2227 Sprout (A) and #2201 White Linen (B) 29 Length circular knitting needle, size 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

GAUGE
22 sts = 4; 26 rows = 4 in St st TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

SIZES
Directions are for womens size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

16(18-20-22-24-26) 10

STRIPE PATTERN

6(6-6-7-7-8) 7(7-8-8-8-9) 17(17-18-18-18-18)

Row 1 (RS): With A, knit. Return to beg of the row just worked. Row 2 (RS): With B, knit. Turn. Row 3 (WS): With A, purl. Return to beg of the row just worked. Row 4 (WS): With B, purl. Turn. Rep these 4 rows for Stripe Pat.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust 36(40-44-48-52-56) Length 23(23-24-24-25-26)

Collar

MATERIALS
7(7-8-9-10-11) Hanks BERROCO PURE PIMA (50 grs), #2223 Seafoam Straight knitting needles, size 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE 16 Length circular knitting needle, size 6 (4.00 mm) 2 Double pointed knitting needles (dpn), size 4 (3.50 mm) 1 St holder Safety pin

BACK

With circular needle, using A, cast on 88(100110-122-132-144) sts. Join B and work even in Stripe Pat for 17(17-18-18-18-18), end on WS. Shape Armholes: Bind off 4(6-7-8-10-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 0(4-4-4-4-4) sts at beg of next 2 rows 80(80-88-98-104-116) sts. Dec 1 st each side every RS row 7(7-8-10-1114) times 66(66-72-78-82-88) sts. Work even until armholes measure 5(5-6-6-6-7), end on WS. Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): K13, join another hank of color being used and bind off center 40(40-46-52-56-62) sts, k to end. Working both sides at once, dec 1 st at each neck edge EVERY row 12 times. Fasten off last st each side.

GAUGE
22 sts = 4; 26 rows = 4 in St st on larger needles TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

LEFT FRONT

BACK

LEFT FRONT

With circular needle, using A, cast on 66(72-7478-80-82) sts. Join B and work even in Stripe Pat for 17(17-18-18-18-18), end on WS.

12(13-13-14-14-15)

With larger straight needles, cast on 88(100110-122-132-144) sts. Work even in St st for 4(4-4-4-5-5), end on WS. Dec Row (RS): K1, k2 tog, k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 86(98-108-120-130-142) sts. Rep this dec every 1 3 times more 80(92-102-114124-136) sts. Work even until piece measures 11(11-11-11-12-12) from beg, end on WS. Inc Row (RS): K1, M1k, k to last st, M1k, k1

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1(1-2-2-3-3) 9 1

BACK 11

16(18-20-22-24-26) 14(16-18-20-22-24)
8 gathers to 4

1(1-2-2-3-3) 1 5

every 1 3 times more 102(114-124-136146-158) sts. Work even until piece measures 11(11-11-11-12-12) from beg, end on WS. Inc Row (RS): K1, M1k, k to last st, M1k, k1 104(116-126-138-148-160) sts. Rep this inc every 1 3 times more 110(122-132-144154-166) sts. Work even until piece measures 15(15-15-15-16-16) from beg, end on WS. Shape Armholes: Bind off 4(6-7-8-10-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 0(4-4-4-4-4) sts at beg of next 2 rows 102(102-110-120-126138) sts. Dec 1 st each side every RS row 7(78-10-11-14) times 88(88-94-100-104-110) sts. Work even until armholes measure 2(2-2-33-4), end on WS. Shape Neck: Next Row (RS): Mark center 44 sts. Cont armhole shaping if necessary and work to marked sts, join another hank of yarn and k the next 44 sts, then sl these sts to holder, k to end. Working both sides at once, dec 1 st at each neck edge every RS row 14 times 8(811-14-16-19) sts each side. Work even until armholes measure 7(7-7-8-8-9), end on WS. Bind off 2(2-3-4-6-7) sts at each armhole edge once, then 3(3-4-5-5-6) sts twice for shoulders.

8. touraine
Skill level: Intermediate Shown in size Small

7(7-7-8-8-9)

4(4-4-4-5-5)
15(15-15-15-16-16) 2(2-2-3-3-4)

SIZES
Directions are for womens size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust (closed) 30(34-38-42-46-50) Length 25(25-26-27-27-28)

MATERIALS
9(9-11-12-13-14) Hanks BERROCO PURE PIMA (50 grs), #2253 Lilac 29 Length circular knitting needles, sizes 4 (3.50 mm) and 6 (4.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE Straight knitting needles, size 4 (3.50 mm) Crochet hook, size 3.50 mm (E-4) 2 St holders Two 1 buttons

FINISHING

FRONT

20(22-24-26-28-30) 18(20-22-24-26-28)
82(94-104-116-126-138) sts. Rep this inc every 1 3 times more 88(100-110-122-132144) sts. Work even until piece measures 15(15-15-15-16-16) from beg, end on WS. Shape Armholes: Bind off 4(6-7-8-10-10) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 0(4-4-4-4-4) sts at beg of next 2 rows 80(80-88-98-104-116) sts. Dec 1 st each side every RS row 7(7-8-1011-14) times 66(66-72-78-82-88) sts. Work even until armholes measure 7(7-7-8-8-9), end on WS. Shape Shoulders: Bind off 2(2-3-4-6-7) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 3(3-4-5-5-6) sts at beg of the next 4 rows. Bind off remaining 50 sts for back neck.

Sew shoulder seams. Neckband: With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at left end of front holder, pick up and k26 sts along right front neck edge, 45 sts across back neck edge, then 26 sts along left front neck edge to the left end of holder 97 sts. DO NOT join. Knit 1 row. Bind off purlwise on RS. Armhole Edging: With larger straight needles, pick up and k98(98-102-108-112-116) sts around entire armhole edge. Knit 1 row. Bind off purlwise on RS. Sew side and armhole edging seams. Front Casing: With WS facing, sl 44 sts from front holder to larger straight needle. Join yarn and knit 1 row. Row 2 (RS): P21, yo, k2 tog, p21. Knit 1 row, purl 1 row. Bind off knitwise. Fold casing to WS and sew bound-off edge in place, leaving both ends open. I-Cords (Make 2): With dpns, cast on 3 sts. Row 1: * K3, do not turn work. Slide sts to beg of needle to work next row from RS. Rep from * until cord measures 12. Fasten off. Fasten safety pin to one end of first I-Cord. Draw cord through open end of casing and out of yo in center. Sew end of cord and open end of casing tog. Repeat with the other cord on the other side of casing. Tie as in photo.

GAUGE
22 sts = 4; 26 rows = 4 in St st on size 6 (4.00 mm) needles 19 sts = 2 in k1TBL, p1TBL ribbing on size 4 (3.50 mm) needles 24 sts = 4; 32 rows = 4 in Pat St on size 4 (3.50 mm) needles TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

PATTERN STITCH (Multiple of 6 sts)

Row 1 (RS): * P4, yo, p2 tog, rep from * across. Rows 2, 4 and 6: K1, * p1, k5, rep from * to last 5 sts, end p1, k4. Rows 3 and 5: P4, * k1, p5, rep from * to last 2 sts, end k1, p1. Row 7: P1, * yo, p2 tog, p4, rep from * to last 5 sts, end yo, p2 tog, p3. Rows 8, 10 and 12: K4, * p1, k5, rep from * to last 2 sts, end p1, k1. Rows 9 and 11: P1, * k1, p5, rep from * to last 5 sts, end k1, p4. Rep these 12 rows for Pat St.

LOWER BACK SECTION

FRONT
With larger straight needles, cast on 110(122132-144-154-166) sts. Work even in St st for 4(4-4-4-5-5), end on WS. Dec Row (RS): K1, k2 tog, k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 108(120-130-142-152-164) sts. Rep this dec
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With smaller circular needle, cast on 119(125135-145-151-161) sts. Ribbing: Row 1 (RS): K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across. Row 2: P1, * k1, p1, rep from * across. Rep Row 1 once more, end on RS. Change to larger cir-

6(7-8-9-10-11) 2

6(7-8-9-10-11)

7(7-8-8-8-9)

7(7-8-8-8-9)

BACK 2 15(17-19-21-23-25) WAISTBAND 32(36-40-44-48-52)


Gathers down to

RIGHT FRONT 2

8(9-10-11-12-13) 2

11(11-12-12-12-12)

Gathers down to

Gathers down to

11(13-14-15-17-18)

10(12-13-14-16-17)

11(13-14-15-17-18)

LEFT LOWER SECTION

BACK LOWER SECTION

RIGHT LOWER SECTION

17(19-20-21-23-24)
cular needle and p the next row, dec 21(21-2325-25-27) sts across 98(104-112-120-126-134) sts. Work even in St st until piece measures 12(12-12-12-13-13) from beg, end on WS. Dec Row (RS): Knit, dec 40(38-38-40-38-38) sts across 58(66-74-80-88-96) sts. Purl 1 row. Bind off.

17(19-20-21-23-24)

17(19-20-21-23-24)

LOWER LEFT SECTION

Work same as back section until piece measures 12(12-12-12-13-13) from beg, end on WS 98(104-112-120-126-134) sts. Dec Row (RS): K to last 5 sts, decreasing 34(3234-34-32-34) sts across, k to end 64(72-78-8694-100) sts. Purl 1 row. Bind off.

LOWER RIGHT SECTION

Work same as lower left section until piece measures 12(12-12-12-13-13) from beg, end on WS 98(104-112-120-126-134) sts. Dec Row (RS): K5, k to end, decreasing 34(3234-34-32-34) sts across 64(72-78-86-94-100) sts. Purl 1 row. Bind off.

WAISTBAND

With straight needles, cast on 19 sts. Row 1 (RS): K1TBL, * p1TBL, k1TBL, rep from * across. Row 2: P1TBL, * k1TBL, p1TBL, rep from * across. Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 32(36-40-44-48-52) from beg, end on WS. Bind off in ribbing.

UPPER SECTION

With RS facing, using smaller circular needle, pick up and k192(216-240-264-288-312) sts along one long edge of waistband. Knit 1 row, then work even in Pat St until piece measures

2 above waistband, end on WS. Divide for Back and Fronts: Next Row (RS): Work 51(57-63-69-75-81) sts for right front, sl the next 90(102-114-126-138-150) sts to holder for back, then sl remaining 51(57-63-69-7581) sts to second holder for left front. Work 1 row even. Shape Neck and Armhole: Dec/Inc row (RS): P1, p2 tog, work to last 2 sts, M1p, p1 51(5763-69-75-81) sts. Working in this manner, continue to dec 1 st at beg of RS rows (neck edge) every RS row 17 times more, then every 4th row 6 times. AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st at end of RS rows (armhole edge), working incs in pat as sts become available, every 6th row 3(3-1-0-0-0) times, every 8th row 5(5-7-7-7-5) times, then every 10th row 0(0-0-1-1-3). When armhole measures 7(7-8-8-8-9), end on WS. Shape Shoulder: Continuing to work neck decs if necessary, bind off 6(7-8-9-10-11) sts at beg of the next 6 WS rows. Back: With RS facing, sl 90(102-114-126-138150) sts from back holder onto smaller circular needle. Join yarn. Shape Armholes: Inc Row (RS): P1, M1p, work to last st, M1p, p1 92(104-116-128-140-152) sts. Rep this inc every 6th row 3(3-1-0-0-0) times, every 8th row 5(5-7-7-7-5) times, then every 10th row 0(0-0-1-1-3) times, working incs in pat st as sts become available 108(120-132-144-156168) sts. When armholes measure 7(7-8-88-9), end on WS. Bind off 6(7-8-9-10-11) sts at beg of the next 12 rows for shoulders. Bind off remaining 36 sts for back neck. Left Front: With RS facing, sl remaining 51(5763-69-75-81) sts from second holder to smaller circular needle. Join yarn and work to corpage 15

respond to right front, reversing all shaping. Work incs at beg of RS rows for armholes and decs at end of RS rows for neck. Bind off for shoulder at beg of RS rows.

FINISHING

Sew shoulder seams. Neck Edging: With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn at top of waistband on right front, work in sc around entire neck edge to top of waistband on left front. DO NOT turn. Work from left to right in Reverse sc around entire neck edge to top of waistband on right front. Fasten off. Armhole Edging: Beg at underarm, work same as neck edging. Sew side edges of left and right lower sections to each side of back lower section, gathering lower 4 of each side seam by 2. Fold outer edge of left and right lower sections 1 under to WS and sew in place at top edge. Sew bound-off edge of entire lower section to lower edge of waistband. Sew one button to left side seam on RS 4 up from bottom. Sew second button to right side seam on WS 4 up from bottom. Buttonloops: With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn at lower left front corner of lower section. Make a chain 1 long. Join with a sl st in same st as joining. Fasten off. Repeat on lower right front corner of lower section. Lap right front over left front and button.

Berroco Pure Pima yarn is a trademark of Berroco, Inc.

8 touraine
knit in Pure Pima