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Tween's Pullover

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Cleckheaton
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Australian Superfine Merino by Cleckheaton, 8-ply 2.3oz (65g) balls
  • Supplies
  • 1 pair size 6 (4mm) knitting needles
  • Set of size 3 (3.25mm) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to give correct gauge.
  • 2 stitch-holders
  • Yarn needle for sewing seams

    • Use only the yarn specified. Other yarns are likely to produce different results.?Quantities are approximate as they can vary between knitters.?Check yarn of the same color is from the same dye lot.

    • MEASUREMENTS: Measurements

    • GAUGE:
    • 22 sts and 30 rows to 4" (10cm) over stockinette st, using larger needles.
    • To check your gauge, cast on 33 sts.
    • Work 44 rows stockinette st. Bind off loosely.
    • Check your gauge carefully.
    • If less sts to 4" (10cm) use smaller needles, if more sts use larger needles.

    • DIRECTIONS:

    • To print the patterns and charts, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).

    • BACK
    • Using larger needles and C, cast on 98 (106-110) sts.
    • 1st row – K2, * P2, K2, rep from * to end.
    • 2nd row – P2, * K2, P2, rep from * to end.
    • Rep 1st and 2nd rows 4 times, then 1st row once … 11 rows rib in all.
    • Purl 1 row.
    • Change to M for rem.
    • Work in stockinette st (beg with a knit row) until Back measures 12 (13-14) ” [31 (33-35) cm] from beg, ending with a purl row.
    • Shape Raglan Armholes –
    • Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows … 92 (100-104) sts.
    • 3rd row – K3, sl 1, K1, psso, knit to last 5 sts, K2tog, K3.
    • 4th row – P3, P2tog, purl to last 5 sts, P2tog tbl, P3.
    • 5th row – As 3rd row.
    • 6th row – Purl. **
    • Rep last 4 rows 0 (2-1) times … 86 (82-92) sts.
    • Dec one st (inside 3 sts as before) at each end of next row, then in every other row until 34 (36-38) sts rem.
    • Work 1 row.
    • Shape Back Neck –
    • Next row – K3, sl 1, K1, psso, K3, turn.
    • Cont on these 7 sts for right side of neck.
    • *** Next row – P2tog, P5.
    • Next row – K3, sl 1, K2tog, psso.
    • Dec one st at neck edge in next 2 rows … 2 sts.
    • Next row – P2tog. Fasten off.
    • Slip next 18 (20-22) sts onto a stitch-holder and leave for neckband.
    • With right side facing, join M to rem 8 sts for other side of neck and proceed as folls –
    • Next row – K3, K2tog, K3.
    • Next row – P5, P2tog.
    • Next row – K3tog, K3.
    • Dec one st at neck edge in next 2 rows … 2 sts.
    • Next row – P2tog. Fasten off. ***

    • FRONT
    • Work as for Back to **.
    • Rep last 4 rows 4 (6-5) times … 62 (58-68) sts.
    • Dec one st (inside 3 sts as before) at each end of next row, then in every other row until 34 (36-38) sts rem.
    • Work 1 row.
    • Shape Neck –
    • Next row – K3, sl 1, K1, psso, K3, turn.
    • Cont on these 7 sts for left side of neck.
    • Work as for Back from *** to ***.
    • Note – There are 8 rows fewer on Front armholes than on Back to allow for shaped sleeve raglan.

    • LEFT SLEEVE
    • Using larger needles and C, cast on 50 (54-54) sts.
    • Work 11 rows rib as for Back.
    • Purl 1 row, dec 1 (3-1) sts evenly across this row … 49 (51-53) sts.
    • Change to M for rem.
    • Work 4 rows stockinette st.
    • Next row – K2, M1, knit to last 2 sts, M1, K2 … 51 (53-55) sts.
    • Cont in stockinette st, inc one st (as before) at each end of every foll 14th (12th-10th) row until there are 57 (57-63) sts, then in every foll 16th (14th-12th) row until there are 63 (67-73) sts.
    • Cont without further shaping until Sleeve measures 16 (17-17) ” [40 (42-43) cm] from beg, ending with a purl row.
    • Shape Raglan –
    • Bind off 2 (3-3) sts at beg of next 2 rows … 59 (61-67) sts.
    • Next row – K3, sl 1, K1, psso, knit to last 5 sts, K2tog, K3 … 57 (59-65) sts.
    • Work 3 rows.
    • Rep last 4 rows 11 (11-12) times … 35 (37-41) sts.
    • Dec one st (inside 3 sts as before) at each end of next row, then in every other row until 29 (29-33) sts rem. ****
    • Shape Neck Edge of Sleeve –
    • 1st row – Bind off 4 (4-5) sts, purl to end.
    • 2nd row – K3, sl 1, K1, psso, knit to last 2 sts, K2tog.
    • Rep last 2 rows 3 times.
    • Work 1 row.
    • Bind off rem 5 sts.

    • RIGHT SLEEVE
    • Work as for Left Sleeve to ****.
    • Work 1 row.
    • Shape Neck Edge of Sleeve –
    • 1st row – Bind off 4 (4-5) sts, knit to last 5 sts, K2tog, K3.
    • 2nd row – Purl to last 2 sts, P2tog.
    • Rep last 2 rows 3 times.
    • Bind off rem 5 sts.

    • NECKBAND
    • NOTE – We recommend using mattress stitch to sew up your pullover.
    • Join raglan seams, noting that shaped tops of sleeves form part of neckline. With right side facing, using set of double-pointed needles and C, beg at left back raglan seam, knit up 24 (24-26) sts evenly across top of left sleeve, knit up 3 sts evenly along left side of front neck, knit across sts from front stitch-holder, knit up 3 sts evenly along right side of front neck, knit up 24 (24-26) sts evenly across top of right sleeve, knit up 3 sts evenly along right side of back neck, knit across sts from back stitch-holder, then knit up 3 sts evenly along left side of back neck … 96 (100-108) sts.
    • 1st round – * K2, P2, rep from * to end.
    • Rep 1st round 9 times … 10 rounds in all.
    • Bind off loosely in rib.

    • FINISHING:
    • DO NOT PRESS. Join side and sleeve seams, matching color change.

    • ABBREVIATIONS:
    • beg = begin, beginning
    • cont = continue
    • dec = decrease, decreasing
    • foll/s = following, follows
    • inc = increase
    • K = knit
    • M1 = make one st – pick up loop which lies before next st, place on left-hand needle and knit into back of loop
    • P = purl
    • psso = pass slipped stitch over
    • rem = remain, remainder
    • rep = repeat
    • sl = slip
    • stockinette st = knit right side rows, purl wrong side rows
    • st/s = stitch/es
    • tbl = through back of loop
    • tog = together

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