For the Ultimate Sweater Machine®

Ruffle-Edge Jacket

designed by Kathy Perry

SIZES: Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust: 35 (39, 43, 47, 51)"/89 (99, 109, 119, 129.5)cm
Back Length: 22 (22, 23, 23, 23 ½)"/56 (56, 58.5, 58.5, 59.5)cm

MATERIALS:
Ultimate Sweater Machine®

NaturallyCaron.com 'Country' (75% Microdenier acrylic, 25% Merino wool, 3oz/85g, 185yds/170m):
Color #0007 Naturally, 15 (16, 17, 18, 19)oz/425 (453, 481, 509, 538)g

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KEY PLATE
USM/ISM KP#2 or appropriate tension to obtain gauge
Suitable for USM/ISM/Bond Classic or 6.5 to 9 mm knitting machine

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS
3/4 yd cotton fabric
Single prong transfer tool
Needle and thread
Yarn needle

GAUGE
In Stockinette stitch with KP #2, 17 sts and 23 rows = 4”/10 cm

KNIT STITCHES USED
Stockinette stitch (St st)

CROCHET STITCHES USED
Single crochet (sc)

NEEDLES REQUIRED 76 (84, 94, 102, 110)

BACK

  • Using WY, CO 76 (84, 94, 102, 110) sts. K 6 R. Break off. Change to MY. COR. RC=000.
  • Hem: K to RC=012. Hang first row of MY sts onto ndls. K 1 R slowly. Reset RC to 000.
  • K to RC=78 (76, 74, 70, 74).
  • Shape Armholes: BO 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) sts beg next 2 R. Dec 1 st each side EOR 5 (7, 9, 11, 12) times -- 58 (62, 66, 70, 74) sts. RC=90 (92, 94, 94, 100).
  • K to RC=122 (122, 123, 122, 126).
  • Shape Shoulders: BO 6 (7, 8, 6, 6) sts beg next 2 (2, 4, 6, 4) R, then 7 (8, 0, 0, 7) sts beg next 2 (2, 0, 0, 2) R -- 32 (32, 34, 34, 36) sts. RC=126 (126, 127, 128, 132).
  • BO rem sts for Back neck.

FRONT

  • Using WY, CO 39 (43, 48, 52, 56) sts. K 6 R. Break off. Change to MY. COR. RC=000.
  • Hem: K to RC=012. Hang first row of MY sts onto ndls. K 1 R slowly. Reset RC to 000.
  • K to RC=56 (56, 56, 56, 60).
  • Shape Neckline: Dec 1 st at neck edge of next R, then every 3 R 1 (1, 3, 3, 9) time(s), then every 4 R 15 (15, 14, 14, 9) times. AT SAME TIME
  • Shape Armhole: At RC=78 (76, 74, 70, 74) shape armhole on right side as for Back and cont to RC=122 (122, 123, 122, 126).
  • Shape Shoulder: BO as for Back -- 13 (15, 16, 18, 19) sts. RC=126 (126, 127, 128, 132).
  • Make a second front with reverse shaping.

SLEEVES

  • Using WY, CO 50 (54, 58, 62, 64) sts. K 6 R. Break off. Change to MY. COR. RC=000.
  • Hem: K to RC=012. Hang first row of MY sts onto ndls. K 1 R slowly. Reset RC to 000.
  • K to RC=032. Inc 1 st ea side 0 (1, 1, 0, 1) times
  • K to RC=64.
  • Shape Cap: BO 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) sts beg next 2 R. Dec 1 st each side EOR 5 (15, 7, 8, 8) times, then every 3 (0, 3, 3, 3) R 4 (0, 2, 2, 2) times, then EOR 4 (0, 7, 7, 7) times - 16 (18, 18, 18, 20) sts. RC=96 (96, 100, 102, 102).
  • BO loosely.

FINISHING

  • Sew shoulder seams. Sew sleeve tops to armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams.
  • Add 2 rows of sc around front opening to add body for ruffle attachment (see photo).
  • Using yarn needle, weave in ends.
  • Measure front opening and cut or tear fabric into 3 ½" strips allowing 2 times the measured length for gathering. Seam ends to make one continuous strip.
  • Follow technique instructions from *.  Note: Ruffle is tacked approx ½" from edge. See photo.


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