Mistake-Stitch Rib Raglan

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Mistake-Stitch Rib Raglan

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Combining two similar shades in an easy but interesting mistake stitch rib creates depth in this sweater. Shown in Patons Astra.

2 yrs
21 ins [53.5 cm]
25.5 ins [65 cm]
4 yrs
23 ins [58.5 cm]
27.5 ins [70 cm]
6 yrs
25 ins [63.5 cm]
29.5 ins [75 cm]
8 yrs
26.5 ins [67.5 cm]
31.5 ins [80 cm]
10 yrs
28 ins [71 cm]
33.5 ins [85 cm]
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Size:

  • 2 yrs
  • 4 yrs
  • 6 yrs
  • 8 yrs
  • 10 yrs
To fit chest
21 ins [53.5 cm]
Finished chest
25.5 ins [65 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

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Contrast A

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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$5.99

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 9/5.5mm
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Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
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Materials not included in this kit:

Zipper.

The materials for this project cost $17.88

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest
2 yrs 21 ins [53.5 cm]
4 yrs 23 ins [58.5 cm]
6 yrs 25 ins [63.5 cm]
8 yrs 26.5 ins [67.5 cm]
10 yrs 28 ins [71 cm]
Finished chest
2 yrs 25.5 ins [65 cm]
4 yrs 27.5 ins [70 cm]
6 yrs 29.5 ins [75 cm]
8 yrs 31.5 ins [80 cm]
10 yrs 33.5 ins [85 cm]

MATERIALS

Pullover
Astra
Sizes2 yrs4 yrs6 yrs8 yrs10 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
()
45567
Contrast A
()
45567
Sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 4 st holders. Zipper

GAUGE

16 sts and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat with larger needles and 2 strands tog.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

BACK
**With 1 strand each of MC and A tog and smaller needles, cast on 51 (55-59- 63-67) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K2. P1.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P2. K1.
Last 2 rows form Pat.
Work 6 more rows in Pat, ending with RS facing for next row.
Change to larger needles and cont in Pat until work from beg measures 71/2 (81/2- 9-10-11) ins [19 (21.5-23-25.5-28) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape raglans: Cast off 2 sts beg next 2 rows. 47 (51-55-59-63) sts.
1st row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd row: K1. P1. Pat to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
3rd row: K2. Pat to last 2 sts. K2.
4th row: As 2nd row.
Rep last 4 rows 1 (2-2-1-2) time(s) more. 43 (45-49-55-57) sts.
Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row: K1. P1. Pat to last 2 sts. P1. K1.**
Rep last 2 rows 11 (11-12-15-15) times more. Leave rem 19 (21-23-23-25) sts on a st holder.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Rep last 2 rows 6 (5-6-9-8) times more. 29 (33-35-35-39) sts.
Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat across next 6 (8-8-8-10) sts. K2tog (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
2nd row: Pat to end of row. 9 (11-11-11- 13) sts.
3rd row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 2 sts. K2tog. 7 (9-9-9-11) sts.
4th row: Pat to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (2-2-2-3) time(s) more. 5 sts.
Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. 3 sts.
Next row: P3.
Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. 2 sts.
Next row: P2togtbl. Fasten off.
Slip next 7 (7-9-9-9) sts from a spare needle onto a st holder. With RS of work facing, join yarn to rem sts: Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 9 (11-11-11- 13) sts.
Next row: K1. P1. Pat to end of row.
Next row: Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 7 (9-9-9-11) sts.
Next row: K1. P1. Pat to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 1 (2-2-2-3) time(s) more. 5 sts.
Next row: Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K1. 3 sts.
Next row: P3.
Next row: K2tog. K1. 2 sts.
Next row: P2tog. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
With 1 strand each of MC and A tog and smaller needles, cast on 31 (31-35-35- 39) sts.
Work 8 rows in Pat as given for Back, ending with RS facing for next row.
Change to larger needles and work 4 rows even in pat.
Sizes 2, 4, 6 and 8 only: Next row: (RS). K1. M1. Pat to last st. M1. K1.
Work 3 rows even in pat.
Rep last 4 rows 2 (5-2-1) time(s) more, taking inc sts into pat. 37 (43-41-39) sts.

All sizes: (RS). K1. M1. Pat to last st. M1. K1.
Work 5 rows even in pat.
Rep last 6 rows 3 (2-5-7-9) times more, taking inc sts into pat. 45 (49-53-55-59) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 10 (11-12-14-15) ins [25.5 (28- 30.5-35.5-38) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape raglans: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 2 sts beg next 2 rows. 41 (45-49- 51-55) sts.
Next row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row: K1. P2tog. Pat to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. K1. 37 (41-45-47-49) sts.
Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row: K1. P1. Pat to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
Rep last 2 rows 14 (16-17-18-20) times more, ending with RS facing for next row.
Leave rem 7 (7-9-9-9) sts on a st holder.

FINISHING
Neckband: Sew raglan seams, leaving right front raglan open.
With RS of work facing, smaller needles, MC and A tog, pat 7 (7-9-9-9) from right sleeve st holder. Pat 19 (21-23-23-25) sts from back st holder. Pat 7 (7-9-9-9) sts from left sleeve st holder. Pick up and knit 8 (10-10-10-11) sts down left front neck edge. Pat 7 (7-9-9-9) sts from front st holder. Pick up and knit 9 (11-11-11-12) sts up right front neck edge. 57 (63-71- 71-75) sts.
Next row: (WS). P9 (11-11-11-12). Pat to end of row.
Cont in Pat as given for Back for 7 rows, ending with WS facing for next row. Cast off loosely in pat.
Zipper Opening: Place marker on right front raglan edge 2 ins [5 cm] up from side edge. Sew raglan seam from side edge to marker. Sew Zipper in opening of raglan above marker.
Sew side and sleeve seams.