Argyle Sweater

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Argyle Sweater

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Knit your own argyle sweater in your favorite shades! A great way to experiment with color.

Extra-Small/Small
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
37 ins [94 cm]
Medium
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
41 ins [104 cm]
Large
40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
44½ ins [113 cm]
Extra-Large
44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
49½ ins [125.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large
48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
58 ins [147.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large
56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
66 ins [167.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $28.67

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Extra-Small/Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra-Large
  • 2/3 Extra-Large
  • 4/5 Extra-Large
To fit bust measurment
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
37 ins [94 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Super Value | Dark Grey, 53042Edit Color
$9.98

Contrast A

Super Value | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast B

Super Value | White, 07391Edit Color
$4.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
$4.35

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$5.40
The materials for this project cost $28.67

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurment
Extra-Small/Small 28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Medium 36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
Large 40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
Extra-Small/Small 37 ins [94 cm]
Medium 41 ins [104 cm]
Large 44½ ins [113 cm]
Extra-Large 49½ ins [125.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 58 ins [147.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 66 ins [167.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
SizesExtra-Small/SmallMediumLargeExtra-Large2/3 Extra-Large4/5 Extra-Large 
Main Color (MC)
Dark Grey (53042)
222333
Contrast A
()
111111
Contrast B
White (07391)
111111
Sizes 5 mm (U.S. 8) and 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 4 st holders.

GAUGE

17 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
**With smaller needles and B, cast on 73 (83-88-103-118-138) sts. Break B.
1st row: (RS). With MC, K3. *P2. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P3. *K2. P3. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K3. P2) ribbing for 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending with a 2nd row and 0 (dec 2-inc 1-dec 2-inc 1- dec 1) st(s) across last row. 73 (81-89-101-119-137) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 10th row 2 (2-2-1-1-1) time(s) more. 79 (87-95-105-123-141) sts.**
Cont even until work from beg measures 11½ (11½-12½-14½-16½-18) ins [29 (29-32-37-42-45.5) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape raglans: Cast off 6 (8-9-11-16-18) sts beg of next 2 rows. 67 (71-77-83-91-105) sts.
Work 2 rows even.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 3 (3-2-3-2-0) times more. 59 (63-71-75-85-103) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 13 (15-18-18-23-30) times more. 31 (31-33-37-37-41) sts.
Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont even until work from beg measures 2 rows less than back before Raglan shaping, ending with a purl row.
Chart placement: Next row: (RS).
K19 (23-27-32-41-50). Knit 1st row of Chart, reading row from right to left. K19 (23-27-32-41-50).
Next row: P19 (23-27-32-41-50). Purl 2nd row of Chart, reading row from left to right. P19 (23-27-32-41-50).
Chart is now in position.
Cont in Chart to end of chart as follows:
Shape raglans: Cast off 6 (8-9-11-16-18) sts beg of next 2 rows. 67 (71-77-83-91-105) sts.
Pat 2 rows even.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Pat to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Pat 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 3 (3-2-3-2-0) times more. 59 (63-71-75-85-103) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Pat to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 3 (5-8-7-12-17) times more. 51 (51-53-59-59-67) sts.
Shape neck: 1st row: With MC, K2. K2tog. K16 (16-16-17-17-17). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
2nd row: P2tog. Purl to end of row.
3rd row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: As 3rd row.
6th row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 4 times more. 5 (5-5-6-6-6) sts.
Dec 1 st at raglan edge only on next and every following alt row to 2 sts.
Next row: P2tog. Fasten off.
With RS of work facing, slip next 11 (11-13-17-17-25) sts onto a st holder. Join MC to rem sts and knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: Purl to last 2 sts. P2togtbl.
3rd row: Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: As 3rd row.
6th row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 4 times more. 5 (5-5-6-6-6) sts.
Dec 1 st at raglan edge only on next and every following alt row to 2 sts.
Next row: P2togtbl. Fasten off.
Sleeves
With smaller needles and B, cast on 43 (43-43-48-48-53) sts. Break B.
1st row: (RS). With MC, K3. *P2. K3. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P3. *K2. P3. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K3. P2) ribbing for 7 ins [18 cm], ending with a 2nd row and inc 2 (2-2-3-3-2) sts evenly across last row. 45 (45-45-51-51-55) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 10th (6th-6th-6th-4th-2nd) row to 53 (57-65-69-79-61) sts, then every following 12th (10th-6th-6th-4th-4th) row to 57 (63-67-71-81-87) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 17½ (18-18-17½-17-16½) ins [44.5 (45.5-45.5-44.5-43-42) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape raglans: Cast off 6 (8-9-11-16-18) sts beg of next 2 rows. 45 (47-49-49-49-51) sts.
Work 2 rows even.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 3 (4-4-7-10-12) times more. 37 (37-39-33-27-25) sts.
Next row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 14 (14-15-11-8-7) times more. 7 (7-7-9-9-9) sts. Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements.
Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Duplicate st on Front as shown on Chart.
Collar: Sew raglan seams, leaving back left raglan open. With RS of work facing, smaller needles and MC, K7 (7-7-9-9-9) from left sleeve st holder. Pick up and knit 15 (15-15-15-17-19) sts down left front neck edge. K11 (11-13-17-17-25) from front st holder, inc 1 (1-1-1-1-0) st at center. Pick up and knit 15 (15-15-15-17-19) sts up right front neck edge. K7 (7-7-9-9-9) from right sleeve st holder. K31 (31-33-37-37-41) from back st holder, inc 1 (1-2-0-1-1) st(s) evenly across. 88 (88-93-103-108-123) sts.
Beg with a 2nd row, work in (K3. P2) ribbing as given for Back for 3 ins [7.5 cm]. With B, work 1 row. Cast off in ribbing.
Sew left back raglan and collar seam.
Sew side and sleeve seams.