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Free Knitting Pattern: Mosaic Form-Fitting Shell


Mosaic Shell Knit Pattern

Mosaic Shell SchematicMosaic


Finished Measurements
Size: 32-34 (36-38, 40-42)
Length (unstretched): 18.5" (20.5", 22.5")

4 (5, 6) balls Ladder Ribbon; Color: 503- Zitron (or color of your choice)
US Size 9 knitting needles

Approx. 18 st = 4"

K = knit
P = purl
BO = bind off
WSR = wrong side row
RS = right side
EOR = every other row
st = stitch
beg = beginning
dec = decrease
rep = repeat

To knit shell:
CO 68 (72, 76) st
Work in Garter Stitch until piece measures 12.5" (13.5", 14.5") from beg, ending with WS.

Shape armhole:
(RS): BO 4 (5, 6) st at beg. of next 2 rows.
Dec. 1 st each side EOR 5 times - 50 (54, 58) st remain.
Continue even till armhole measures 6" (7", 8"). BO all st.

Work as for BACK until armhole measures 3" from beg of shaping, ending with WSR.

Shape neck:
(RS): Knit 10 (11, 12) st, join another ball, BO 30 (32, 34) st, knit till end.

Working both sides at the same time, continue in Garter St until armholes measure 6" (7", 8").
BO all st.

Making Up
Join shoulder seams and sides.

Copyright 2008 NuMei - This pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or guild use. Reproduction in print in any publication or electronic/digital format without permission is strictly prohibited.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the directions contained in this pattern are accurate and complete; However, we cannot be responsible for individual variance, human or typographical errors.


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