Big-Stitch Pullover

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Big-Stitch Pullover

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Pullover with alternating stripes of solids and varigated shades. Comes in men's and women's versions.

Sizes

S
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
39 ins [99 cm]
M
34-36 ins [86-91 cm]
43½ ins [110.5 cm]
L
38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
48 ins [122 cm]
XL
42-44 ins [106.5-112cm]
52 ins [132 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $7.80

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
Bust/ chest measurement:
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
Finished bust/chest:
39 ins [99 cm]

Version

Step 2:

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Color Info

Classic Wool Worsted | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 11/8mm
$5.10

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$2.70
The materials for this project cost $7.80

Abbreviations

K = knit

P = purl

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust/ chest measurement:
S 30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
M 34-36 ins [86-91 cm]
L 38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
XL 42-44 ins [106.5-112cm]
Finished bust/chest:
S 39 ins [99 cm]
M 43½ ins [110.5 cm]
L 48 ins [122 cm]
XL 52 ins [132 cm]

MATERIALS

His Version
Classic Wool Worsted
SizesSMLXL 

()
7889
Size 8 mm (U.S. 11) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 2 st holders.
Her Version
Classic Wool Worsted
SizesSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
()
6789
Contrast A
()
1222
Size 8 mm (U.S. 11) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 2 st holders.

GAUGE

11 sts and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 2 strands of yarn in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

BACK
**With 2 strands of MC, cast on 53 (59-65-71) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P1. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K1. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows (K2. P1) ribbing for 2 ins [5 cm] ending on a 2nd row and inc 1 st at center of last row. 54 (60-66-72) sts.
His Version only: Proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 16 (16½-16¾-17) ins [40.5 (42-42.5-43) cm] ending with RS facing for next row
Her Version only: Next row: Work 4 rows stocking st.
Next 2 rows: With one strand of MC and one strand of A, work 2 rows stocking st.
Last 6 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 16 (16½-16¾-17) ins [40.5 (42-42.5-43) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Both Versions: Armhole shaping: Cast off 2 sts beg next 2 rows.**
Cont in stocking st until work from beg measures 25 (26-27-28) ins [63.5 (66-68.5-71) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 5 (6- 6-7) sts beg next 2 rows then 5 (6-7-8) sts beg next 4 rows. Leave rem 20 (20-22-22) sts on a st holder.
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont in pat for Her Version and in stocking st for His Version until work from beg measures 22 (23- 23½-24½) ins [56 (58.5-59.5-62) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: K22 (25-28-31) (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 7 (7-8-8) rows. 15 (18-20-23) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 25 (26-27-28) ins [63.5 (66-68.5-71) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 5 (6- 6-7) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off 5 (6-7-8) sts on next and following alt row.
With RS of work facing, slip next 6 sts from spare needle onto a st holder. Join 2 strands of yarn to rem sts and knit to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 7 (7-8-8) rows. 13 (18-20-23) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 25 (26-27-28) ins [63.5 (66-68.5-71) cm] ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 5 (6- 6-7) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 5 (6-7-8) sts.

SLEEVES
With 2 strands of MC, cast on 20 (20-26-26) sts.
Work in (K2. P1) ribbing as given for Back and inc 2 (2-0-0) sts evenly across last row. 22 (22-26- 26) sts.
Cont working in pat for Her Version and in stocking st for His Version, inc 1 st each end of needle on 3rd and every 4th row to 46 (48-48-58) sts, then every following 6th row to 50 (52-56-60) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 17½ (18-19-19½) ins [44.5 (45.5-48-49.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Neckband: Sew right shoulder seam. With RS of work facing and 2 strands of MC, pick up and knit 12 (12-15-15) sts down left front neck edge. Knit across 6 sts from front neck st holder. Pick up and knit 12 (12-15-15) sts up right front neck edge. Knit across 20 (20-22-22) sts from back neck st holder, dec 0 (0-2-2) sts evenly across. 50 (50-56-56) sts.
Her Version only: Next row: Beg with a 2nd row, work in (K2. P1) ribbing for 4 ins [10 cm], as given for Back, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
Sew left shoulder seam. Sew neck seam. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.
His Version only: Next row: Beg with a 2nd row, work in (K2. P1) ribbing for 3 ins [8 cm], as given for Back, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off loosely.
Sew left shoulder seam and neckband seam. Fold neckband in half to WS and sew loosely in position. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.