Rope-Twist Raglan

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Rope-Twist Raglan

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Cable stitch with the look of rope gives angles and shape to this raglan pullover.

Sizes

S
30-32 ins [76-81 cm ]
43½ ins [110.5 cm ]
M
34-36 ins [86-91 cm ]
45 ins [114.5 cm ]
L
38-40 ins [97-102 cm ]
49 ins [124.5 cm ]
XL
42-44 ins [107-112 cm ]
50½ ins [128.5 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $16.78

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Size:

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Bust/Chest Measurements
30-32 ins [76-81 cm ]
Finished Measurments
43½ ins [110.5 cm ]

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Classic Wool Worsted | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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The materials for this project cost $16.78

Abbreviations

C6B = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

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

P2tog = purl two stitches together

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Work 2tog = Work next 2 stitches together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust/Chest Measurements
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 [107-112 cm ]
Finished Measurments
S 43½ ins [110.5 cm ]
M 45 ins [114.5 cm ]
L 49 ins [124.5 cm ]
XL 50½ ins [128.5 cm ]

MATERIALS

Rope Twist Pullover
Classic Wool Worsted
SizesSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
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10101111
18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

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

PANEL PAT A (worked over 9 sts).
1st row: (RS). K6. P3.
2nd and alt rows: K3. P6.
3rd row: C6F. P3.
5th row: As 1st row.
6th row: As 2nd row.
These 6 rows form Panel Pat A.

PANEL PAT B (worked over 22 sts).
1st row: (RS). K2. (P2. K6) twice. P2. K2.
2nd row: P2. (K2. P6) twice. K2. P2.
3rd row: K2. P2. C6F. P2. C6B. P2. K2.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: As 1st row.
6th row: As 2nd row.
7th to 18th rows: Rep 1st to 6th rows twice more.
19th row: K6. P2. (K2. P2) twice. K6.
20th row: P6. K2. (P2. K2) twice. P6.
21st row: C6B. (P2. K2) twice. P2. C6F.
22nd row: As 20th row.
23rd row: As 19th row.
24th row: As 20th row.
25th to 36th rows: Rep 19th to 24th rows twice more.
These 36 rows form Panel Pat B.

PANEL PAT C (worked over 9 sts).
1st row: P3. K6.
2nd and alt rows: P6. K3.
3rd row: P3. C6B.
5th row: As 1st row.
6th row: As 2nd row.
These 6 rows form Panel Pat C.

FRONT
**With smaller needles, cast on 122 (124-138-140) sts.
1st row: (RS). P2 (3-2-3). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 4 (5-4-5) sts. K2. P2 (3-2-3).
2nd row: K2 (3-2-3). *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 4 (5-4-5) sts. P2. K2 (3- 2-3).
Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing 4 more times, then work 1st row once.
Next row: (WS). (Inc 1 st in next st knitwise) 1 (2-1-2) time(s). K1. (P6. Inc 1 st in next st knitwise. K1) 6 (6-7- 7) times. P2. (K2. P6) twice. K2. P2. (Inc 1 st in next st knitwise. K1. P6) 6 (6-7-7) times. K1. (Inc 1 st in next st knitwise) 1 (2-1-2) time(s). 136 (140- 154-158) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: P3 (5-3-5). (Work 1st row of Panel Pat A) 6 (6-7-7) times. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. (Work 1st row of Panel Pat C) 6 (6-7-7) times. P3 (5-3-5).
2nd row: K3 (5-3-5). (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat C) 6 (6-7-7) times. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A) 6 (6-7-7) times. K3 (5- 3-5).
Panel pats are now in position.
Cont in pat, keeping cont of panel pats, until work from beg measures 13½ (14- 14½-15) ins [34.5 (35.5-37-38) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape raglans: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 1 (3-1-3) st(s) beg next 2 rows. 134 (134-152-152) sts.
1st row: (RS). P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat as established. P2tog. Pat to last 10 sts. P2tog. Work 6 cable sts in pat as established. P2.
2nd row: K2. P6. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 10 sts. K2tog. P6. K2.
Rep last 2 rows 13 (12-19-19) times more. 78 (82-72-72) sts.**
Next row: P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2tog. Pat to last 10 sts. P2tog. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
2nd row: K2. P6. K1. Pat to last 9 sts. K1. P6. K2.
Rep last 2 rows 10 (12-6-6) times more. 56 (56-58-58) sts.
Neck shaping: 1st row: (RS). P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2tog. Pat across next 7 (7-8-8) sts (neck edge). Turn.
2nd row: Work 2tog. Pat to last 9 sts. K1. P6. K2.
3rd row: P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2tog. Pat to last 2 sts. Work 2tog.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P1. Pat to last 2 sts. Work 2tog.
6th row: Pat to last 9 sts. K1. P6. K2.
7th row: P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P1 (1-2-2). P2tog.
8th row: As 6th row. 10 (10-11-11) sts.

Sizes L and XL only: Next row: P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P1. P2tog.
Next row: K2. P6. K2.

All Sizes: Next row: P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2tog.
Next row: K1. P6. K2.
Next row: P2tog. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P1.
Next row: K1. P6. K1.
Next row: P1. (K2tog) 3 times. P1.
Next row: K1. P3tog. K1.
Next row: Sl1. K2tog. psso. Fasten off.
With RS of work facing, slip next 22 sts for center front neck onto a st holder.
Join yarn to rem sts.
1st row: (RS). Pat to last 10 sts. P2tog. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
2nd row: K2. P6. K1. Pat to last 2 sts. Work 2tog.
3rd row: Work 2tog. Pat to last 10 sts. P2tog. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: Work 2tog. Pat to last 9 sts. P1. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
6th row: K2. P6. K1. Pat to end of row.
7th row: P2tog. P1 (1-2-2). Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
8th row: As 6th row. 10 (10-11-11) sts.

Sizes L and XL only: Next row: P2tog. P1. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
Next row: K2. P6. K2.

All Sizes: Next row: P2tog. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
Next row: K2. P6. K1.
Next row: P1. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2tog.
Next row: K1. P6. K1.
Next row: P1. (K2tog) 3 times. P1.
Next row: K1. P3tog. K1.
Next row: Sl1. K2tog. psso. Fasten off.

BACK
Work from ** to ** as given for Front.
Next row: (RS). P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2tog. Pat to last 10 sts. P2tog. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
2nd row: K2. P6. K1. Pat to last 9 sts. K1. P6. K2.
Rep last 2 rows 17 (19-14-14) times more. Leave rem 42 sts on a st holder.

RIGHT SLEEVE
***With smaller needles, cast on 54 (54-58-58) sts.
1st row: (RS). P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
These 2 rows form (K2. P2) ribbing.
Work a further 10 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing, inc 21 (21-26-26) sts evenly across last row. 75 (75-84-84) sts.***
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). P3. *Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
Panel Pat A is now in position.
****Cont in pat inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 4th row to 105 (105-112-116) sts, then on following 6th rows to 111 (115-120- 124) sts, taking inc sts into pat.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 17½ (18-18½-19) ins [44.5 (45.5-47-48.5] cm, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape raglans: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 1 (3-1-3) st(s) beg next 2 rows. 109 (109-118-118) sts.
1st row: P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2tog. Pat to last 10 sts. P2tog. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
2nd row: K2. P6. Sl1. K1. psso. Pat to last 10 sts. K2tog. P6. K2.
Rep last 2 rows 13 (11-12-12) times more. 53 (61-66-66) sts.
Next row: P2. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2tog. Pat to last 10 sts. P2tog. Work 6 cable sts in pat. P2.
2nd row: K2. P6. K1. Pat to last 9 sts. K1. P6. K2.
Rep last 2 rows 17 (21-22-22) times more. Leave rem 17 (17-20-20) sts on a st holder.****

LEFT SLEEVE
Work from *** to *** as given for Right Sleeve.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). *Work 1st row Panel Pat C. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P3.
2nd row: K3. *Work 2nd row of Panel Pat C. Rep from * to end of row.
Panel Pat C is now in position.
Work from **** to **** as given for Right Sleeve.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements.
Cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Sew raglan seams leaving left back raglan seam open.
Neckband: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, K17 (17-20-20) from left sleeve st holder dec 8 sts evenly. Pick up and knit 15 (15-16-16) sts down left front neck edge. Rib across 22 sts from front st holder and keep cont of rib pat throughout neckband.
Pick up and knit 15 (15-16-16) sts up right front neck edge. K17 (17-20-20) sts from right sleeve st holder dec 8 sts evenly. K42 from back st holder, dec 8sts evenly across. 104 (104-112-112) sts.
1st row: (WS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 7 ins [18 cm] for Her Version or 3 ins [8 cm] for His Version, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in ribbing. Sew left back raglan and neckband seam, reversing seam on Her Version for fold-back. Sew side and sleeve seams. Fold neckband in half to WS and sew loosely in position for His Version.