Short Sleeved Tuck Stitch Top

Tuck Stitch Top

 

KNITWARE SWEATER DESIGN

Flat (Bottom-Up) Regular length Straight Pullover with Folded Band
Set-in Classic shoulder with Short Moderate Taper sleeves with Folded Band
Ballet front neck and Shallow back neck with Double Band collar

Printed: 01/03/2014
Pattern File Name: Tuck stitch top
Size: Standard Woman 36 for *

Date started: 01/03/2014 Finished: *

YARN DESCRIPTION:
Bramwell Celebration 25
92% acrylic, 8% nylon
GAUGE DATA:
Gauge (Tuck stitch over 4 in = 10 cm): 31.0 sts by 87.0 rows.
Body knit by Knitmaster 302 using TD4
Ribbing knit by Knitmaster 302 using TD3

FINISHED DIMENSIONS: (ins): … with Moderate fit.
Chest: 38.4 Armhole: 16.2 Top Neck Opening: 9.3
Front Neck Width: 5.9
Sleeve Top: 13.1 Front Neck Depth: 3.0
Hem Width: 38.4 Sleeve Bottom: 11.8 Back Neck Width: 7.9
Back Width: 14.1 Sleeve Length: 5.0 Back Neck Depth: 0.5
Body Length: 23.3 Hem Length: 1.2 Collar Length: 2.0
Hem Length: 2.3

Tuck stitch:

Pattern card 70 for Knitmaster 302

For punchcards repeat these two rows for the length of the card:

row 1 – punch holes 1,3,5,7,9 etc
row 2 – leave unpunched

 

Note: Read ALL these instructions thoroughly BEFORE starting to knit. There may be sections where there are two shapings to work at the same time (such as necklines or waist shaping). The pattern may call for more needles than you have on your machine.

NOTE: At most, 150 needles are required to make the body of this garment; but the collar/hood needs 176 needles.

BACK:
1. Cast on 150 sts in WY, using TD3 and open edge method. Work 6 rows, ending COR. Change to MY. Work even for 62 rows. You may wish to work a turn or picot row halfway. To complete the hem, graft the cast-on sts to the last row worked.
2. Change to TD4 and Tuck stitch, RC000. Work 298 rows. COR.
3. Armhole shaping. Cast off 8 sts at beginning of next 2 rows. COR. Dec 1 st at each end of every alternate row for 22 rows. Total 322 rows with 112 sts remaining. Continue until 470 rows total, with 112 sts remaining.
4. Shape neck. COR. Thread center 62 sts to WY. 25 sts each side.
5. Right neck. LH needles in HP. Dec 1 st at neck edge every row 5 times, until 20 sts remain. Then work 1 row(s) even. Total 476 rows.
6. Shoulder shaping. Cast off 6 sts at armhole edge, then cast off 7 sts at armhole edge twice. Total 481 or 482 rows.
7. Left neck. COL. Work as for right neck, reversing shapings.

FRONT:
1-2 Follow steps 1 and 2 as for back. COR.
3. Armhole. Dec for armhole at both ends, as for back. Continue until 416 rows total, with 112 sts remaining.
4. Shape neck. COR. Thread center 46 sts to WY. 33 sts each side.
5. Right neck. LH needles in HP. Dec 1 st at neck edge every row 13 times, until 20 sts remain. Then work 47 row(s) even. Total 476 rows.
6. Shoulder shaping. Cast off as for back.
7. Left neck. COL. Work as for right neck, reversing shapings.

SLEEVES:
1. Cast on 94 sts in WY, using TD3 and open edge method. Work 6 rows, ending COR. Change to MY. Work even for 32 rows. You may wish to work a turn or picot row halfway. To complete the hem, graft the cast-on sts to the last row worked.
2. Change to TD4 and Tuck stitch, RC000.
3. Inc 1 st at each end of every 14th row 5 times to 104 sts (70 rows total).
4. Work even to total 84 rows. COR.
5. Shape cap. Cast off 8 sts at beg of next two rows (88 sts rem). Dec 1 st at each end of every 4th row 11 times, then dec 1 st at each end of every 5th row 6 times, then dec 1 st at each end of every 4th row 11 times. Total 204 rows. COR. Cast off remaining 32 sts loosely.

LEFT SHOULDER SEAM:
1. Sew front to back along left shoulder seam.

BALLET FRONT NECK DOUBLE BAND COLLAR:
1. Bring out 176 needles to HP. With wrong side of work facing, rehang 5 sts from right back neck edge, 62 sts from back neck holder, 5 sts from left back neck edge, 29 sts from left front neck edge, 46 sts from front neck holder and 29 sts from right front neck edge. Hang weights. Push needles to FWP, latches open. Use TD3 with COR.
2. Work 48 rows. Convert to 1×1 rib. Cast off loosely.
3. Finishing. Sew remaining shoulder seam. Fold collar band to the inside, and stitch in place to the neckline.

FINISHING:
1. Sew sleeve top to armhole, easing to fit. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew any remaining seams.
2. Darn/weave/sew in all loose ends.

NOTES:

Pattern designed by: Susan
with KNITWARE DESIGN (Version 2.50.2) from Morningdew Consulting Services Ltd
ph: (250)652-4097 fax: (250)652-5285 web: http://www.knitware.ca email: info@knitware.ca

 

Pattern Card 70 for Knitmaster 302

Pattern Card 70 for Knitmaster 302

For punchcard machines you will need to set the carriage to tuck for the main knitting.

For the neckband I didn’t do a 1×1 rib as instructed in the pattern, I knitted it in stocking stitch.

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6 Responses to Short Sleeved Tuck Stitch Top

  1. Hey do u do any blogs on how to use a knitting machine. I used to have one but never figured it out! Would love to see a video of something being knitted on a machine

    Julie

  2. Linda in TX says:

    Thanks! Saved this to do after I finish my present project.

  3. landofoznsw says:

    Thanks for the free magazines

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