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This great aran cable pullover pattern includes versions with crew neck and with a hood, and also comes in sizes for men, women and children.

Sizes

4 yrs
24 ins [61 cm ]
26 ins [66 cm ]
6 yrs
25 ins [63.5 cm ]
33 ins [84 cm ]
8 yrs
27 ins [68.5 cm ]
36 ins [91.5 cm ]
S
30-32 ins [76-81 cm ]
42 ins [106.5 cm ]
M
34-36 ins [86-91 cm ]
44 ins [112 cm ]
L
38-40 ins [97-102 cm ]
51 ins [129.5 cm ]
XL
42-44 ins [107-112cm ]
52½ ins [133.5 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $70.78

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Size:

  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
  • S
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  • L
  • XL

24 ins [61 cm ]

26 ins [66 cm ]

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Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool Worsted | Aran, 00202Edit Color
$42.45

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$1.35

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 6/4mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 24"

Size 8/5mm
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Bulky Cablestitch Holder

6-1/2" 1/Pkg
$2.10
The materials for this project cost $70.78

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C6F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

4 yrs 24 ins [61 cm ]
6 yrs 25 ins [63.5 cm ]
8 yrs 27 ins [68.5 cm ]
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 [107-112cm ]
4 yrs 26 ins [66 cm ]
6 yrs 33 ins [84 cm ]
8 yrs 36 ins [91.5 cm ]
S 42 ins [106.5 cm ]
M 44 ins [112 cm ]
L 51 ins [129.5 cm ]
XL 52½ ins [133.5 cm ]

MATERIALS

Crew Neck
Classic Wool Worsted (100 g/3.5 oz;192 m/210 yds)
Sizes4 yrs6 yrs8 yrsSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
Aran (00202)
55710111213
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 1 st holder for Crew Neck Version.
Hooded
Classic Wool Worsted
Sizes4 yrs6 yrs8 yrsSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
()
5578101112
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long for Hood Version. Cable needle.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

BACK (Both Versions)
**With smaller needles cast on 59 (83- 87-101-109-121-133) sts.
1st row: (RS). P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows (K1. P1) ribbing for 2 ins [5 cm] ending on a 2nd row and inc 15 (15-20-21-24-25-26) sts evenly across last row. 74 (98-107-122-133- 146-159) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K2 (2-3-2-3-2-3).
[Work 1st row of panel pat. K2 (2-3-2- 3-2-3)] 6 (8-8-10-10-12-12) times.
2nd and alt rows: [K2 (2-3-2-3-2-3).
Work 2nd row of panel pat] 6 (8-8-10- 10-12-12) times. K2 (2-3-2-3-2-3).
Panel pat is now in position.
Cont in pat until work from beg
measures 8¾ (9-9½-16¾-17-17¾- 17¾) ins [22 (23-24-42.5-43-45-45) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 12 (12-13-12-13-12-13) sts beg next 2 rows. 50 (74-81-98-107-122-133) sts.**
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 5¼ (6-6½--9--9¾) ins [13 (15-16.5-21-23-23.5-25) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Cast off.
Place markers 12 (23-27-28-34-38-45) sts in from side edge for shoulders.

FRONT (Hood Version)
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 1¾ (-3--4½--5¼) ins [4.5 (6-7.5-9.5-11.5-12-13) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Divide for hood placket: Next row:
Pat across 20 (32-35-44-48-56-61) sts. Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Cont in pat until armhole measures 3¾ (-5--7--7¾) ins [9.5 (11.5- 12.5-16-18-18.5-19.5) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 3 (3- 3-6-6-6-6) sts. Pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Cast off 2 sts beg next and following alt rows 1 (1-1-2-2-3-2) time(s) more.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 1 (2-1-4-2- 4-4) row(s). 12 (23-27-28-34-38-45) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures same length as Back to shoulder ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
With RS of work facing, join yarn to rem sts on spare needle. Cast off 10 (10- 11-10-11-10-11) sts. Pat to end of row.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 3¾ (-5--7--7¾) ins [9.5 (11.5-12.5-16-18-18.5-19.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 3 (3- 3-6-6-6-6) sts. Pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Cast off 2 sts beg next and following alt rows 1 (1-1-2-2-3-2) time(s) more.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 1 (2-1-4-2- 4-4) row(s). 12 (23-27-28-34-38-45) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures same length as Back to shoulder ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FRONT (Crew Neck Version)
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 3¾ (-5--7--7¾) ins [9.5 (11.5-12.5-16-18-18.5-19.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Pat across 20 (32-35-44-48-56-61) sts. Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Next row: Cast off 3 (3-3-6-6-6-6) sts. Pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Cast off 2 sts beg next and following alt rows 1 (1-1-2-2-3-2) time(s) more.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 1 (2-1-4-2- 4-4) row(s). 12 (23-27-28-34-38-45) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures same length as Back to shoulder, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
With RS of work facing, slip next 10 (10-11-10-11-10-11) sts from spare needle onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Next row: Cast off 3 (3-3-6-6-6-6) sts.
Pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Cast off 2 sts beg next and following alt rows 1 (1-1-2-2-3-2) time(s) more.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 1 (2-1-4-2- 4-4) row(s). 12 (23-27-28-34-38-45) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures same length as Back to shoulder, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

SLEEVES
With smaller needles cast on 31 (33- 35-51-53-55-57) sts. Work 2 ins [5 cm] in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back ending on a 2nd row and inc 11 (17-20-23-28-27-28) sts evenly across last row. 42 (50-55-74-81-82-85) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K4 (2-3-2-3-6-5).
[Work 1st row of panel pat. K2 (2-3-2- 3-2-3)] 3 (4-4-6-6-6-6) times. K2 (0-0-0-0-4-2).
2nd and alt rows: K2 (0-0-0-0-4-2). [K2 (2-3-2-3-2-3). Work 2nd row of panel pat] 3 (4-4-6-6-6-6) times. K4 (2-3-2-3-6-5).
Panel pat is now in position.
Cont in pat, keeping cont of panel pat as placed in last 2 rows, at the same time, inc 1 st at each end of needle on next and following 4th (4th-4th-8th-8th-8th-10th)
rows to 62 (70-77-96-105-110-115) sts, taking inc sts into pat.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 12 (13½-15-21-22-23-24) ins [30.5 (34.5-38-53.5-56-58.5-61) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements.
Cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.

HOOD VERSION
Hood
: With smaller circular needle, cast on 113 (113-123-153-153-153- 153) sts. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle, work 6 rows (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back.
Keeping cont of rib, cast off 12 (12-12- 14-14-14-14) sts beg next 2 rows and inc 9 (9-8-9-8-9-8) sts evenly across rem sts of 2nd row. 98 (98-107-134- 133-134-133) sts.
Change to larger circular needle and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). *K2 (2-3-2-3-2-3).
Work 1st row panel pat. Rep from * to last 2 (2-3-2-3-2-3) sts. K2 (2-3-2-3-2-3).
2nd row: *K2 (2-3-2-3-2-3). Work 2nd row panel pat. Rep from * to last 2 (2-3-2-3-2-3) sts. K2 (2-3-2-3-2-3).
Panel pat is now in position.
Cont in pat, keeping cont of panel pat, until work from beg measures approx 6½ (7-7½-8-8--8½) ins [16.5 (18- 19-20.5-20.5-21.5-21.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Keeping cont of pat, cast off 3 (3-3-4-4-4-4) sts beg of next 12 rows. Cast off rem 62 (62-71-86-85-86-85) sts.
Sew shoulder seams. Fold hood in half and sew center back hood seam.
Matching hood seam to center Back neck edge, sew bottom of hood between ribbed sections to Front and Back neck edge. Sew cast-off edges of ribbing to sides of placket opening. Sew side edges of ribbing to cast-off sts at bottom edge of placket opening.

CREW NECK VERSION
Sew right shoulder seam.
Neckband: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 13 (15-17-22-22-22-22) sts down left front neck edge. K10 (10-11-10-11-10- 11) from front st holder. Pick up and knit 13 (15-17-22-22-22-22) sts up right front neck edge. Pick up and knit 25 (27-28-41-42-43-42) sts across Back neck edge. 61 (67-73-95-97-97-97) sts. Beg on a 2nd row, work 3½ ins [9 cm] in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back ending with RS facing for next row.
Cast off loosely in ribbing.
Sew left shoulder and neckband seam. Fold neckband in half to WS and sew in position.

BOTH VERSIONS
Place markers 2¼ (-2½--2½- -2½) ins [5.5 (5.5-6-5.5-6-5.5-6) 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.