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Smock Top Sweater Correction

December 22

A few days ago I was knitting with my buddies at my LYS. In came a gal who was knitting my Smock Top Sweater design, as seen in Knotions magazine. It felt so good to actually know someone who’s making my pattern. My little glow of pride was quickly dashed when she pointed out that there is an  error in the pattern. Two lines were swapped. Uhg.

For those of you who have already gotten the pattern from Knotions, please note the corrected lines for the Back section of the pattern should read:

2. For sizes 30, 38, 45.5, and 53” / 76, 96.5, 115.5 and 135.5 cm only:
 K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.
For sizes 34, 41.5, and 49.5” / 86.5, 105.5, 125.5 cm only:
K1, p1, *k2, p2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, p1, k1.

For those of you who have already started knitting,  before the armholes start you can just flip the work over so the WS and RS are reversed for the back and for the front. Your selvedge stitch will be a purl stitch, but everything else should work out all right.

I’m so sorry for the inconvenience.

The new pattern can be found on the Smock Top Sweater page.

4 Comments to

“Smock Top Sweater Correction”

  1. On December 25th, 2009 at 11:18 pm TTucker Says:

    Still a beautiful pattern, swap’d line and all! I can’t wait to start it!

  2. On December 28th, 2009 at 7:19 am audknits Says:

    Thank you for being enthusiastic despite my boo-boo. I’ll be looking forward to seeing your sweater when its done!

  3. On September 25th, 2011 at 9:49 am Judy Wafle Says:

    I purchased this smock top sweater and I am confused about how to do the shoulders and dneck decreasing….

    \What do you mean by wrap next st and turn?

    also you give instructions for ssp but the directions call for ssk?
    If you cah nelp me finish this I appreaciate the assistance. I love the sweater and the smocking was easy…..

  4. On September 27th, 2011 at 9:56 am AudKnits Says:

    Thank you for writing, Judy!
    “Wrap and turn” refers to short-row shaping. The best reference I can think of to learn this technique is in Nancie Wiseman’s book, The Knitter’s Book of Finishing Techniques starting on page 72. If you’d like to see video instructions, you can check out the Knit Picks video on YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfGpKiNfQmk
    Good luck with your short rows!
    – Audrey

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