Hooded Sweatshirt

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Hooded Sweatshirt

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Casual, easy hooded sweatshirt will be the one you throw on anytime you need extra warmth. Sizes S - XL. Shown in Bernat Super Value knit using size 5 mm (U.S. 8) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) needles.

Sizes

Small
30 - 32" [76-81 cm ]
40" [102 cm ]
Medium
34 - 36" [86.5-91.5 cm ]
45" [114.5 cm ]
Large
38 - 40" [97-102 cm ]
48" [122 cm ]
X-Large
42 - 44" [97-102 cm ]
51" [129.5 cm ]
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Size:

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • X-Large
Chest measurement
30 - 32" [76-81 cm ]
Finished chest
40" [102 cm ]

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 6/4mm
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Materials not included in this kit:

Zipper.

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Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

Dec = decrease(ing)

rem = remain(ing)

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Chest measurement
Small 30 - 32" [76-81 cm ]
Medium 34 - 36" [86.5-91.5 cm ]
Large 38 - 40" [97-102 cm ]
X-Large 42 - 44" [97-102 cm ]
Finished chest
Small 40" [102 cm ]
Medium 45" [114.5 cm ]
Large 48" [122 cm ]
X-Large 51" [129.5 cm ]

MATERIALS

Solids
Bernat Super Value
SizesSmallMediumLargeX-Large 
Main Color (MC)
()
4455
Contrast
()
1111
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle 32 ins [80 cm] long. Zipper.
Ombres
Bernat Super Value
SizesSmallMediumLargeX-Large 
Main Color (MC) (ombre)
()
4567
Contrast
()
1111
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle 32 ins [80 cm] long. Zipper.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 5 mm needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Front
**With A and larger needles cast on 91 (101-109-115) sts. Break A.
1st row:(RS). With MC, knit.
2nd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
3rd row: K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows (K1. P1) ribbing for 1½ ins [4 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Proceed in stocking st until Front from beg measures 15 1/2 (16-16-16 1/2) ins [39.5 (40.5-40.5-42)cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping:Cast off 5 sts beg next 2 rows.
Dec 1 st each end of next 4 (4-5-5) rows. 73 (83-89-95) sts.
Work 0 (0-1-1) row even.
With A work 14 rows in stocking st.**
With MC work 2 (2-2-4) rows in stocking st.
Divide for front: Next row:K36 (41-44-47) Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Cont in stocking st until opening measures 3 ins [7.5 cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row:Cast off 6 sts. Purl to end of row.
Work 1 row even.
Cast off 3 sts beg next and following alt rows 3 times more. 18 (23-26-29) sts.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and following alt rows 3 times more. 14 (19-22-25) sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 7 (9-11-12)sts beg next row.
Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 7 (10-11-13) sts.
With RS of work facing, join MC to rem 37 (42-45-48)
Cont in stocking st until opening measures 3 ins [7.5 cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row:Cast off 6 sts. Knit to end of row.
Work 1 row even. Cast off 3 sts beg next and following alt rows 3 times more.18 (23-26-29) sts.
Work 1 row even. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and following alt rows 3 times more. 14 (19-26-29) sts.
Work 2 rows even.
Shoulder shaping:Cast off 7 (9-11-12) sts beg next row.
Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 7 (10-11-13) sts.
Back: Work as given for Front from ** to **.
Change to MC and cont in stocking st until Back measures same length as Front to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping:Cast off 7 (9-11-12) sts beg next row.
Cast off 7 (10-11-13) sts beg next 2 rows.
Cast off rem 45 sts.
Sleeves
With A and larger needles cast on 59 (61-63-65) sts.
1st row:(RS). With MC, knit.
Proceed in (K1. P1) ribbing for 1 1/2 ins [4 cm] as given for Front, ending with RS facing for next row and inc 0 (0-2-2) sts evenly across last row. 59 (61-65-67) sts.
Proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of 5th and every following 8th row to 79 (83-87-91) sts.
Cont even until Sleeve from beg measures 17 1/2 (18-19-19) ins [44.5 (45.5-48-48)
Shape Top:Cast off 5 sts beg next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each end of next 4 (4-6-6) rows 61 (65-65-69) sts. Cast off.
Hood
Left Half:With MC and larger needles cast on 46 sts.
Proceed in stocking st for 8 ins [20.5 cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
**Dec 1 st beg next and following alt rows 12 times. 33 sts.
Work 1 row even.
Cast off 5 sts beg next and following alt rows 4 times.
Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 8 sts.**
Right Half:With MC and larger needles cast on 46 sts.
Proceed in stocking st for 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with WS facing for next row.
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Half.
Finishing
Front Neck Edging:With RS of work facing and MC, pick up and knit 12 sts down left front neck opening and 12 sts up right front neck opening. 24 sts. Cast off knitwise (WS). Sew zipper into front opening under edging. Sew shoulder seams. Sew hood tog along back and top seams. Sew hood to neck edge.
Hood Casing:With RS of work facing, MC and circular needle pick up and knit 120 sts evenly around hood opening. Do not join. Working back and forth across needle proceed as follows: Beg with a purl row, work 3 rows in stocking st. Cast off. Fold to inside of Hood to form casing and sew in position leaving ends open. Thread twisted cord through Hood.
Twisted cord:Cut 2 strands of A 125 ins [317.5 cm] long. With both strands tog hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel. The strands will now twist themselves tog. Adjust length if desired.