Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Mock Cable Edge Jacket - Free USM Pattern

For the Ultimate Sweater Machine® 
Mock Cable
Edge Jacket 
designed by Kathy Perry
Level of Difficulty - Intermediate

Machine Knit, with Single Crochet
SIZESOne size – to fit Medium/Large
FINISHED MEASUREMENTSChest Approx 84"/ 213.5 cm
Back length 28"/ 71 cm
YARNNaturallyCaron.com Country from Caron® International (25% Merino Wool, 75% Microdenier Acrylic): 30 oz.
Shown in: #0017 Claret
KEY PLATEUSM/ISM KP#2, or appropriate tension to obtain gauge
Suitable for USM/ISM/Bond Classic or 6.5 to 9 mm knitting machine
ADDITIONAL MATERIALSUltimate Sweater Machine® 
Single-prong transfer tool
Latch tool
2 stitch holders
Waste yarn (WY)
Yarn needle
GAUGEIn Stockinette stitch, 17 sts and 23 rows = 4”/10 cm 
KNIT STITCHES USEDStockinette stitch (St st): Knit side = RS
Reformed stitch: Place latch tool under stitch specified in instructions. Drop down, reform and replace on needle. 
Mock Cable Edging (See Technique and Chart)Work Cable Edge on end 5 needles; reform sts every row on needles 7, 8, 10 and 11, and every 6 rows on needle 9. 
Single Crochet (sc):
 Insert hook in stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through both loops on hook.

  • Using closed CO Method, CO 92 sts. COR. RC=000.
  • K to RC=117. Mark LH edge for sleeve. 
  • K to RC=164. 
  • BO 15 sts on RH edge for neck—77 sts rem for shoulder. 
  • BO rem sts, or put on WY.
LEFT BACKWork as for right Back, rev sleeve marker and shaping.
  • Using closed CO Method, CO 88 sts. COR. RC=000.
  • Beg Mock Cable patt on LH edge, using 11 ndls (9 sts); see Chart.
  • Work to RC=117. Mark RH edge for sleeve. 
  • Work to RC=164. 
  • Place 9 Mock Cable sts on holder. BO rem 77 sts, or put on WY for shoulder.
LEFT FRONTWork as for right Front, rev sleeve marker and shaping as foll: keep 11 ndls (9 sts) on RH edge in Mock Cable patt, mark LH edge for sleeve, and place 9 Mock Cable sts on holder before shoulder BO.
  • Using closed CO Method, CO 40 sts. COR. RC=000.
  • Beg Mock Cable patt on LH edge using 11 ndls (9 sts); see Chart.
  • Work to RC=092.
  • BO.
  • Make second sleeve in same way with Mock Cable patt on opposite side.
 One row of Mock Cable patt was completed before putting sts on holder.
  • Hang 9 sts (11 ndls) from holder to cont Mock Cable Edge pattern. 
  • Inc 1 st on edge opposite cable for selvage st—10 sts (12 ndls). COR. RC=000.
  • Work to RC=017. K 1 R.
  • BO.
  • Rep for opposite side.
  • Sew center Back seam.
  • Sew center Back seam on Neck band. 
  • Sew Neck band to Back neck, stretching slightly.
  • Sew shoulder seams. 
  • Sew sleeves in place between markers.
  • Sew side and sleeve seams. 
  • Work 2 R sc on lower edge of jacket.
  • Using yarn needle, weave in ends.
  • Steam Mock Cable Edge pattern (lightly), so it measures approx 2" wide. 
  • Steam sc on lower edge.

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