Summer cover-up knitting pattern

Women's cover-up knitting pattern

Cover-up knitting patternSIZES

To fit: S[M:L]

Actual width: 60[73:85]cm (23.5[28.75:33.5]in)

Length to shoulder: 60[63:66]cm (23.5[24.75:26]in)

Figures in square brackets refer to larger sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes.

YOU WILL NEED

Conway + Bliss Lolli 80% cotton, 20% polyester (approx 110m per 50g)

10[12:14] x 50g balls 10 Slush

1 pair each 3.75mm and 4mm needles

1 each 3.75mm and 4mm circular needle for larger sizes

Row counter

Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.

TENSION

23 sts and 32 rows to 10cm over patt using 4mm needles.

Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.

ABBREVIATIONS

sk2po = slip one, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over

BACK

Using 3.75mm needles cast on 137[167:197] sts.

**Purl 6 rows.

Change to 4mm needles.

Row 1 (RS): P3, k1, (yf, k3, sk2po, k3, yf, k1) to last 3 sts, p3.

Row 2 (WS): Purl.

Rows 3 to 8: As Rows 1 and 2.

Row 9: P3, k2tog, (k3, yf, k1, yf, k3, sk2po) to last 12 sts, k3, yf, k1, yf, k3, skpo, p3.

Row 10: Purl.

Rows 11 to 16: Rep Rows 9 and 10.

These 16 rows form patt.

Cont in patt until Back meas 57[60:63]cm (22.5[23.75:24.75]in) from cast-on edge, ending with a WS row.**

Shape shoulders

Cast off 13 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

111[141:171] sts.

Cast off 10 sts at beg of next 8[10:12] rows. 31[41:51] sts.

Cast off.

LEFT FRONT

Using 3.75mm needles cast on 57[67:77] sts. Work as for Back from ** to **.

***Shape shoulder

Next row (RS): Cast off 13 sts, patt to end. 44[54:64] sts.

Work 1 row.

Cast off 10 sts at beg of next and 3[4:5] foll RS rows (4 sts).

Cont in purled garter st until band fits halfway across back neck.

Cast off.

RIGHT FRONT

Work as given for Left Front to ***.

Work 1 more row.

Shape shoulder

Next row (WS): Cast off 13 sts, patt to end. 44[54:64] sts.

Work 1 row.

Cast off 10 sts at beg of next and 3[4:5] foll WS rows (4 sts).

Cont in purled garter st until band fits halfway across back neck.

Cast off.

TO FINISH OFF

Join shoulder seams

Join cast-off edges of border, sew row ends to back neck.

Design by Sian Brown

Diagram

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