Waterfront Pullover

Go for a stroll along the waterfront in a lightweight and lacy sweater. A wavy lace pattern adorns the hem and cuffs of this stylish top that features a tailored look.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished Bust Size 34.5 (38.25, 42, 46, 50.5, 54)” to fit bust 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)”

0-2” positive ease recommended.

Shown in size 38.25”

Gauge: 23 sts and 28 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Nako Fiore (40% Bamboo, 35% Cotton, 25% Linen; 164 yards [150 meters]/50 grams): FR11244 Blue (6 (7, 8, 10, 12, 14) balls)

Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) 24” circular and DPNs; US size 5 (3.75 mm) DPNs

Notions: Cable needle, tapestry needle, stitch markers; stitch holder or waste yarn

Abbreviations

M1R – Make one stitch, right

M1L – Make one stitch, left

Pattern Notes

The pullover is worked from the bottom up, in the round, beginning with a lace pattern. The body is worked in stockinette stitch with waist shaping and split at the level of the underarms to work the front and back separately. It is joined at the shoulders with a 3-needle bind off. The sleeves are worked separately in the round and seamed.

Special Stitches

Lace Pattern

Rnd 1: *K1, yo, k2, ssk, p6, k2tog, k2, yo; rep from * to end.

Rnd 2: *K5, p6, k4; rep from * to end.

Rnd 3: *K2, yo, k2, ssk, p4, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Rnd 4: *K6, p4, k5; rep from * to end.

Rnd 5: *K3, yo, k2, ssk, p2, k2tog, k2, yo, k2; rep from * to end.

Rnd 6: *K7, p2, k6; rep from * to end.

Rnd 7: *K4, yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k3; rep from * to end.

Rnd 8: Knit.

Rep Rnds 1-8 for patt.

Pattern

With larger needles, CO 210 (240, 270, 285, 315, 330) sts. Pm for beg of rnd and join to work in the rnd.

Purl one rnd.

Knit one rnd.

Purl one rnd.

Work Rnds 1-8 of Lace Pattern 7 (7, 7, 8, 8, 8) times total.

Sizes 34.5 (38.25, 42)” only

Dec Rnd: *K3, ssk, k6, k2tog, k2; rep from * to end. (182 (208, 234) sts)

Sizes 46 (50.5)” only

Dec Rnd: K3, ssk, k10, *k3, ssk, k6, k2tog, k2; rep from * to end. (248 (274) sts)

Size 54” only

Dec Rnd: *K7, k2tog, k6; rep from * to end. (308 sts)

Next Dec Rnd: K9, *k26, k2tog; rep from * 9 more times, knit to end. (298 sts)

All Sizes

Next Rnd: K91 (104, 117, 124, 137, 149), pm for side, knit to end.

Work even in St st for 6 rnds. (182 (208, 234, 248, 274, 298) sts)

Inc Rnd: *K1, M1R, knit to marker, M1L, sm; rep from * once more. (4 sts inc’d. 186 (212, 238, 252, 278, 302) sts)

Rep Inc Rnd every 8 (12, 22, 5, 5, 8) rnd, 3 (2, 1, 3, 3, 2) more times. (198 (220, 242, 264, 290, 310) sts)

Work even until piece meas 14.5” from CO edge.

Divide for Front and Back

Next Rnd: K93 (104, 113, 124, 133, 143) sts, BO 12 (12, 16, 16, 24, 24) sts, knit to 6 (6, 8, 8, 12, 12) sts before marker, place 87 (98, 105, 116, 121, 131) sts just worked on holder for Back, BO 12 (12, 16, 16, 24, 24) sts, removing marker. (87 (98, 105, 116, 121, 131) sts rem for Front and Back each)

Front

Dec Row (RS): K1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. (2 sts dec’d. 85 (96, 103, 114, 119, 129) sts)

Rep Dec Row every RS row 4 (6, 8, 12, 14, 17) more times. (77 (84, 87, 90, 91, 95) sts)

Work even until Armhole meas 3 (3.5, 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5)”.

Shape Neck

Next Row (RS): K27 (30, 31, 32, 32, 33), place sts on holder for left front, BO 23 (24, 25, 26, 27, 29), knit to end.

Right Front

Purl 1 WS row.

BO 2 sts at the beginning of next 2 RS rows. (23 (26, 27, 28, 28, 29) sts)

Dec Row (RS): K1, ssk, knit to end. (1 st dec’d)

Rep Dec Row every RS row 6 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9) more times. (16 (19, 19, 19, 19, 19) sts)

Work even until Armhole meas 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5)”, ending with a WS row.

Shape shoulders with short rows as follows:

Short Row 1 (RS): Knit to last 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts, W&T.

Short Row 2 (WS): Purl to end.

Short Rows 3 and 5: Knit to 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts before previous turn, W&T.

Short Rows 4 and 6: Purl to end.

Next Row: Knit to end, working wrapped sts together with their wraps. Place sts on holder.

Left Front

With WS facing, join yarn.

BO 2 sts at the beginning of next 2 WS rows. (23 (26, 27, 28, 28, 29) sts)

Dec Row (RS): Knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. (1 st dec’d)

Rep Dec Row every RS row 6 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9) more times. (16 (19, 19, 19, 19, 19) sts)

Work even until Armhole meas 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5)”, ending with a RS row.

Shape shoulders with short rows as follows:

Short Row 1 (WS): Purl to last 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts, W&T.

Short Row 2 (RS): Knit to end.

Short Rows 3 and 5: Purl to 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts before previous turn, W&T.

Short Rows 4 and 6: Knit to end.

Next Row: Purl to end, working wrapped sts together with their wraps. Place sts on holder.

Back

Return 87 (98, 105, 116, 121, 131) held Back sts to needles and with RS facing, join yarn.

Dec Row (RS): K1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. (2 sts dec’d. 85 (96, 103, 114, 119, 129) sts)

Rep Dec Row every RS row 4 (6, 8, 12, 14, 17) more times. (77 (84, 87, 90, 91, 95) sts)

Work even until Armhole meas 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5)”.

Shape shoulders and neck as follows:

Next Row (RS): K19 (22, 22, 22, 22, 22), place sts on holder for right back, BO 39 (40, 43, 46, 47, 51), knit to end.

Left Back

Purl 1 WS row.

Short Row 1 (RS): K1, ssk, knit to last 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts, W&T.

Short Row 2 (WS): Purl to 3 sts before neck edge, p2tog tbl, p1.

Short Row 3: K1, ssk, knit to 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts before wrap, W&T.

Short Row 4: Purl to end.

Short Row 5: Knit to 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts before wrap, W&T.

Short Row 6: Purl to end.

Next Row: Knit to end, working wrapped sts together with their wraps. Place sts on holder.

Right Back

Return 19 (22, 22, 22, 22, 22) held sts to needles and with WS facing join yarn.

Purl 1 WS row.

Next Row (RS): Knit to 3 sts before neck edge, k2tog, k1. (1 st dec’d)

Short Row 1: P1, p2tog, purl to last 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts, W&T.

Short Row 2: Knit to 3 sts before neck edge, k2tog, k1.

Short Row 3 and 5: Purl to 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts before previous turn, W&T.

Short Row 4 and 6: Knit to end.

Next Row: Purl to end, working wrapped sts together with their wraps. Place sts on holder.

Sleeves (make 2)

With larger needles, CO 66 (68, 68, 76, 76, 78) sts. Pm for beg of rnd and join to work in the rnd.

Purl one rnd.

Knit one rnd.

Purl one rnd.

Next Rnd: K3 (4, 4, 1, 1, 2), work Lace Pattern to last 3 (4, 4, 0, 0, 1) sts, k3 (4, 4, 0, 0, 1).

Rep last rnd 7 more times, working Rows 2-8 of Lace Pattern.

Inc Rnd: K1, M1R, work in patt as established to end, M1L. (2 sts inc’d. 68 (70, 70, 78, 78, 80) sts)

Cont in Lace Pattern 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 5) more times, then change to working in St st. AT THE SAME TIME, rep Inc Rnd every 20 (16, 6, 8, 6, 4) rnd 3 (2, 10, 3, 5, 14) more times, then every 0 (14, 0, 6, 4, 0) rnd 0 (2, 0, 6, 7, 0) times, working increased sts into Lace Pattern. (74 (78, 90, 96, 102, 108) sts)

Work even until Sleeve meas 12.5 (13, 13, 13.5, 13.5, 13.5)”.

Shape Sleeve Cap

Next Rnd: Knit to last 6 (6, 8, 8, 12, 12) sts, BO 12 (12, 14, 16, 24, 24) sts, removing marker. Begin working back and forth to shape sleeve cap. (62 (66, 76, 80, 78, 84) sts)

Dec Row (RS): K1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. (2 sts dec’d. 60 (64, 74, 78, 76, 82) sts)

Rep Dec Row every RS row 14 (16, 16, 15, 20, 21) more times, ending with a WS row.

Next Row (RS): K1, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. (2 sts dec’d)

Next Row (WS): P1, p2tog tbl, purl to last 3 sts, p2tog, p1. (2 sts dec’d)

Rep last 2 rows until 24 sts rem.

BO all sts.

Finishing

Weave in ends. Block all pieces to measurements.

Join shoulders using 3-needle BO.

Sew Sleeves into Armholes.

Collar

With smaller DPN, pick up and k39 (40, 43, 46, 47, 51) sts along Back Neck, 37 sts along Left Neck Edge, 23 (24, 25, 26, 27, 29) sts along Front Neck Edge, 37 sts along Right Neck Edge. Pm and join in the rnd. (136 (138, 142,146, 148, 154) sts)

Work in 1×1 rib for 0.5”.

BO all sts in patt.

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