Men's Dropshoulder Sweater

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Men's Dropshoulder Sweater

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Basic, easy-knit sweater sure to please any man. Sizes S to 2XL. Made from Bernat Denimstyle knit on sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) needles.

Sizes

Small
34 - 36"
Medium
38 - 40"
Large
42 - 44"
Extra-Large
46 - 48"
2 Extra-Large
50 - 52"
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The materials for this project cost $46.33

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra-Large
  • 2 Extra-Large
To fit chest measurement
34 - 36"

Step 2:

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

Main Color

Denimstyle | Sweatshirt, 03044 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$38.43

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95
The materials for this project cost $46.33

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

P = purl

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
Small 34 - 36"
Medium 38 - 40"
Large 42 - 44"
Extra-Large 46 - 48"
2 Extra-Large 50 - 52"

MATERIALS

Denimstyle (100 g/3.5 oz;179 m/196 yds)
SizesSmallMediumLargeExtra-Large2 Extra-Large 
Main Color
Sweatshirt ()
77889
Sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 st holders.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
**With smaller needles, cast on 95 (99-103-115-125) sts.
***1st row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1.
Rep last 2 rows (K1. P1) ribbing until work from beg measures 2½ ins [6 cm], end with a 2nd row.***
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st** until work from beg measures 27 (27½-28-29-30) ins [68.5 (70-71-73.5-76) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shoulders: Cast off 30 (32-33-38-43) sts beg next 2 rows. Leave rem 35 (35-37-39-39) sts on a st holder.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont even until work from beg measures 24 (24½-24½-25-25½) ins [61 (62-62-63.5-65) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape Neck: Next row: K38 (40-42-48-53) (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 4 rows, then every follow alt row to 30 (32-33-38-43) sts.
Cont even until work measures same length as Back to shoulder ending with a purl row. Cast off. With RS of work facing slip next 19 sts from spare needle onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and work as given for left side reversing shaping.
Sleeves
With smaller needles, cast on 43 (49-49-51-51) sts.
Rep from *** to *** as given for Back.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following 4th rows to 73 (77-93-97-101) sts, then every 6th row to 81 (85-95-99-103) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 17½ (18-18½-18½-19) ins [44.5 (45.5-47-47-48) cm], ending with a purl row. Cast off.
Neckband: Sew right shoulder seam. With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 18 (19-20-22-24) sts down left front neck edge. K19 from front st holder. Pick up and knit 18 (19-20-22-24) sts up right front neck edge. K35 (35-37-39-39) from back st holder, dec 1 st at center. 89 (91-95-101-105) sts.
Work 1½ ins [4 cm] of (K1. P1) ribbing as given for Back. Cast off loosely. Sew left shoulder and neckband seam.
Finishing
Place markers on sides of Front and Back 9 (-10½-11-11½) ins [23 (24-26.5-28-29) cm] down from shoulders. Sew sleeves between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams.