Casual Pullover

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Casual Pullover

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Fair isle pullover with an elegant design and subtle polka dot patterning. Shown in Patons Astra.

Sizes

S
34 ins [86.5 cm ]
40 ins [101.5 cm ]
M
36 ins [91.5 cm ]
42 ins [106.5 cm ]
L
38 ins [96.5 cm ]
44 ins [112 cm ]
XL
40 ins [101.5 cm ]
46 ins [117 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $62.18

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Bust Measurements
34 ins [86.5 cm ]
Finished Measurements
40 ins [101.5 cm ]

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Main Color (MC)

Astra | Dark Tan, 02013Edit Color
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Contrast A

Astra | White, 02751Edit Color
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Contrast B

Astra | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast C

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

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Aluminum Stitch Holder

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The materials for this project cost $62.18

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust Measurements
S 34 ins [86.5 cm ]
M 36 ins [91.5 cm ]
L 38 ins [96.5 cm ]
XL 40 ins [101.5 cm ]
Finished Measurements
S 40 ins [101.5 cm ]
M 42 ins [106.5 cm ]
L 44 ins [112 cm ]
XL 46 ins [117 cm]

MATERIALS

Pullover
Astra (50 g/1.75 oz;147 m/161 yds)
SizesSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
Dark Tan (02013)
7888
Contrast A
White (02751)
4445
Contrast B
()
4455
Contrast C
()
1111
Sizes 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles. Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) circular needle 24 ins [60 cm] long for Collar or size needed to obtain tension. 2 st holders.

GAUGE

24 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in fair isle pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

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

Note: When working from charts, carry yarn not in use loosely across WS of work, but never over more than 5 sts. When it must pass over more than 5 sts, weave it over and under color in use on next st or at center of sts it passes over.

BACK
**With B and smaller needles, cast on 107 (111-117-121) sts.
Change to MC and proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
This row forms seed st pat.
Work 5 rows more in seed st pat, inc 13 (15-15-17) sts evenly across last row. 120 (126-132- 138) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
Work 1st and 2nd rows of Chart I reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right, noting the 12 st rep will be worked 10 (10-11-11) times. Rep these 2 rows until work from beg measures 10½ ins [29 cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Beg with 3rd row, work Chart I to end of chart.
Armhole shaping: Cont rep 29th and 30th rows of Chart I, cast off 8 sts beg next 2 rows. 104 (110- 116-122) sts.**
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 (-8½-9) ins [20 (21.5-21.5-23) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Work 6 rows even in pat.
Next row: (RS). Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at center of row. 103 (109-115-121) sts.
Placket Placement: Next row: (WS). Pat 46 (49-52-55) sts. With B, P11. Join 2nd ball of A, and pat to end of row.
Next row: (RS). Pat 46 (49-52-55) sts. With B, (P1. K1) 5 times. P1. Pat to end of row.
Next 5 rows: Pat 46 (49-52-55) sts. With B, work in seed st across next 11 sts. Pat to end of row.
Placket Opening: Next row: (RS). Pat 46 (49-52-55) sts. With B, work 5 sts seed st. Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Pat across 51 (54-57-60) sts working 5 sts with B in seed st, as established, until Placket opening measures 3½ (-3½-4) ins [9 (9- 9-10) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Next row: Pat to last 6 sts. With B, work seed st to end of row.
Next row: With B, work 6 sts seed st. Pat to end of row.
Next row: Pat to last 7 sts. With B, work seed st to end of row.
Next row: With B, work 7 sts seed st. Pat to end of row.
Cont in this manner, adding 1 st to width of seed st placket every alt row, until seed st placket is 16 (18- 18-19) sts wide.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 (-8½-9) ins [20 (21.5-21.5-23) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Next row: Cast off 35 (36-39-41) sts for shoulder. Leave rem 16 (18-18-19) sts for Collar on a st holder.
With RS facing, join B to rem sts on spare needle. Cast off 1 st. Pat to end of row.
Cont across 51 (54-57-60) sts in pat working 5 sts with B in seed st, as established, until Placket opening measures 3½ (-3½-4) ins [9 (9- 9-10) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Next row: With B, work 6 sts seed st. Pat to end of row.
Next row: Pat to last 6 sts. With B, work 6 sts seed st.
Next row: With B, work 7 sts seed st. Pat to end of row.
Next row: Pat to last 7 sts. With B, work 7 sts seed st.
Cont in this manner, adding 1 st to width of seed st placket every alt row, until seed st placket is 16 (18- 18-19) sts wide.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 (-8½-9) ins [20 (21.5-21.5-23) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Next row: Cast off 35 (36-39-41) sts for shoulder. Leave rem 16 (18-18-19) sts for Collar on a st holder.

SLEEVES
With B and smaller needles, cast on 45 (51-57-57) sts. Change to MC and work 6 rows seed st as given for Back, inc 5 sts evenly across last row. 50 (56-62-62) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
Work 1st and 2nd rows of Chart II in stocking st, reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right, noting the 4 st rep will be worked 12 (14-15-15) times. Rows 1 and 2 form pat.
Cont in pat, inc 1 st at each end of needle on 3rd row, then every following 4th row to 62 (68-70-70) sts, then on every following 6th row to 80 (86-92-92) sts, taking inc sts into pat.
Work Chart III in stocking st to end of chart, reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right, noting the 12 st rep will be worked 6 (7-7-7) times and inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and every following 6th row until there are 88 (94-100-100) sts.
Rep 27th and 28th rows of Chart III for rem pat, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 6th row to 94 (100-106- 112) sts, taking inc sts into pat.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 19½ (20-20½-21) ins [49.5 (51-52-53.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Collar: Sew shoulder seams. With RS of work facing, B and circular needle, work seed st across 16 (18-18-19) sts on Right Front st holder. Pick up and knit 29 (33-33- 35) sts across Back neck edge.
Work seed st pat across 16 (18- 18-19) sts on Left Front st holder. 61 (69-69-73) sts.
Cont in seed st until Collar from beg measures 3½ ins [9 cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in pat.
Place markers 1½ ins [2 cm] down from cast-off edge at each side of sleeve. Sew in sleeves, placing rows above markers between cast-off sts at Front and Back armholes to form square armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams.