Tuesday, May 23, 2006

The HSLS pattern

The HSLS(aka HelloSunshineLaceSweater)

Cotton version

Size: XS-S with finished chest circumference of approx. 80cm
This pattern can be easily adapted for larger sizes!
Just cast on more stitches and work the yoke untill if fits you.
You might have to work in bust darts.

Gauge: 16sts X 28rows=10cm X 10cm

Materials:
3 hanks of Line 14 "Clip" from Online(166m/100g),
circular needles size 4mm in 60cm, 80cm length and DPNS for sleeves,
tapestry needle,
stitch marker

Lace pattern(for chart see below):
multiple of 8sts
1.Row: YO, K2, sl1, K2tog, psso, K2, YO, K1
2. Row and all even: K
3.Row: K1, YO, K1, sl1, K2tog, psso, K1, YO, K2
5.Row: K2, YO, sl1, K2tog, psso, YO, K3

Directions:
Yoke:
CO 112 sts = 70 cm neck circumference
Work 3 rows in 2x2-ribbing
Place markers after 17sts/39sts/17sts/39sts
Continue in stockinette(knit) while increasing every second row like this:
Kf&b before and after every marker
Continue untill it’s long enough(you can try it on by placing the stitches on waste yarn) and place sleeve stitches on waste yarn.

Body:
Join body stitches on circular needles and knit in stockinette untill just under bust.
Next row(eyelet row): *YO, K2tog*
Next row: K
Begin knitting in lace pattern, you might have to increase/decrease before starting(remember the pattern is a 8 stitch repeat, so you need a multiple of 8 stitches on the needle!).
Knit in pattern till desired length, then knit next three rows in garter beginning with a knit row.
BO all stitches.

left sleeve:
Transfer sleeve stitches from waste yarn unto needles.
Start knitting sleeves in stockinette untill desired length is reached.
Knit three rows in 2x2-ribbing
BO all stitches

right sleeve:
repeat as for left sleeve.


Silk version:

Size: XS-S with finished chest circumference of approx. 80cm
This pattern can be easily adapted for larger sizes!
Just cast on more stitches and work the yoke untill if fits you.
You might have to work in bust darts.

Gauge: 14sts X 25sts=10cmX10cm
Materials: 250-300g silk from Hipknits.com in two coordinate colors(I used one more solid color and one variegated),
needles size 4.5mm in 60cm, 80cm length and DPNS for sleeves,
tapestry needle,
stitch markers

Lace pattern(for chart see below):
multiple of 8sts
1.Row: YO, K2, sl1, K2tog, psso, K2, YO, K1
2. Row and all even: K
3.Row: K1, YO, K1, sl1, K2tog, psso, K1, YO, K2
5.Row: K2, YO, sl1, K2tog, psso, YO, K3

Directions:
Yoke:
CO 88 sts = 60 cm with solid color
Work 3 rows in 2x2-ribbing
Place markers after 14sts/30sts/14sts/30sts
Change color every three rounds.
Continue in stockinette(knit) while increasing every second row like this:
Kf&b before and after every marker
Continue untill it’s long enough(you can try it on by placing the stitches on waste yarn) and place sleeve stitches on waste yarn.

Body:
Join body stitches on circular needles and knit in stockinette untill just under bust.
Next row(eyelet row): *YO, K2tog*
next row: K
Begin knitting in lace pattern, you might have to increase/decrease before starting(remember
the pattern is a 8 stitch repeat, so you need a multiple of 8 stitches on the needle!).
Knit in pattern till desired length, then knit next three rows in garter beginning with a knit row.
BO all stitches.

left sleeve:
Transfer sleeve stitches from waste yarn unto needles.
Start knitting sleeves in stockinette untill desired length is reached.
Knit three rows in 2x2-ribbing
BO all stitches

right sleeve:
repeat as for left sleeve.

Click to enlarge:

Original pattern and photographs © 2006 Janin Den.

2 Comments:

Blogger PURLPOWER said...

Yay! You wrote up patterns, good girl!

11:31 AM, May 23, 2006  
Anonymous Amber said...

So cute!

5:03 AM, June 03, 2006  

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