Snowflake Sweater

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Snowflake Sweater

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This fun snowflake sweater is the perfect compliment to a mug of egg nog and a cozy fire.

Sizes

Extra-Small/Small
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
37 ins [94 cm]
Medium
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
41 ins [104 cm]
Large
40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
44½ ins [113 cm]
Extra-Large
44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
49½ ins [125.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large
48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
58 ins [147.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large
56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
66 ins [167.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $13.70

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Extra-Small/Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra-Large
  • 2/3 Extra-Large
  • 4/5 Extra-Large
To fit bust measurement
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
37 ins [94 cm]

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

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Contrast A

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
$4.35

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$5.40
The materials for this project cost $13.70

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small 28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Medium 36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
Large 40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
Extra-Small/Small 37 ins [94 cm]
Medium 41 ins [104 cm]
Large 44½ ins [113 cm]
Extra-Large 49½ ins [125.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 58 ins [147.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 66 ins [167.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Super Value
SizesExtra-Small/SmallMediumLargeExtra-Large2/3 Extra-Large4/5 Extra-Large 
Main Color (MC)
()
233333
Contrast A
()
111111
Sizes 5 mm (U.S. 8) and 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 4 st holders.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
**With smaller needles and A, cast on 78 (86-94-106-122-142) sts. Break A.
1st row: (RS). With MC, K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows for 1 inch [2.5 cm], ending with a 2nd row and inc 1 (inc 1-inc 1-dec 1-inc 1-dec 1) st at center of last row. 79 (87-95-105-123-141) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures (----10½) ins [19 (19-19-21.5-24-26.5) cm], ending with a purl row.
Work Chart I in stocking st, reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right.
Cont in Chart I until row 40 of chart has been completed.
Shape raglans: Keeping cont of Chart I, cast off 6 (8-9-11-16-18) sts beg of next 2 rows. 67 (71-77-83-91-105) sts.
Cont in chart, noting raglan decs on 3rd and every following 4th row 4 (4-3-4-3-1) time(s) more, then every following alt row 2 (2-4-2-4-8) times. 53 (57-61-69-75-85) sts.**
With MC, cont in stocking st, dec 1 st at each end of needle on every following alt row from previous dec to 31 (31-33-37-37-41) sts, ending with a WS row.
Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
With MC, cont in stocking st, dec 1 st at each end of needle on every following alt row from previous dec to 51 (51-53-59-59-67) sts, ending with a purl row.
Shape neck: 1st row: Work 2tog. K18 (18-18-19-19-19). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
2nd row: Work 2tog. Purl to end of row.
3rd row: Work 2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. Work 2tog.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: As 3rd row.
6th row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 4 times more. 5 (5-5-6-6-6) sts.
Dec 1 st at raglan edge only on next and every following alt row to 2 sts.
Next row: P2tog. Fasten off. With RS of work facing, slip next 11 (11-13-17-17-25) sts onto a st holder. Join MC to rem sts and knit to last 2 sts. Work 2tog.
2nd row: Purl to last 2 sts. Work 2tog.
3rd row: Work 2tog. Knit to last 2 sts. Work 2tog.
4th row: As 2nd row.
5th row: As 3rd row.
6th row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 4 times more. 5 (5-5-6-6-6) sts.
Dec 1 st at raglan edge only on next and every following alt row to 2 sts.
Next row: P2togtbl. Fasten off.
Sleeves
With smaller needles and A, cast on 42 (42-42-46-46-50) sts. Break A.
1st row: (RS). With MC, K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows for 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending with a 2nd row and inc 1 st at center of last row. 43 (43-43-47-47-51) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 10th (6th-6th-6th-4th-2nd) row to 51 (57-57-61-65-61) sts.
Size 4/5XL only: Inc 1 st each end of needle on following 4th row from previous inc to 71 sts.
All sizes: Work 7 (1-1-3-3-3) row(s) even.
Work Chart II in stocking st, reading knit rows from right to left, purl rows from left to right and noting side incs on 3rd (9th-5th-5th-1st-1st) row and every following 12th (10th-6th-6th-4th-4th) row 2 (2-4-4-7-7) times more. 57 (63-67-71-81-87) sts.
Cont in Chart II until row 40 of chart has been completed.
Shape raglans: Keeping cont of Chart II, cast off 6 (8-9-11-16-18) sts beg of next 2 rows. 45 (47-49-49-49-51) sts.
Cont in chart, noting raglan decs on 3rd and every following 4th row 3 (4-4-5-5-5) times more. 37 (37-39-37-37-39) sts.
Sizes XS/S, M and L only: Dec on every following alt row from previous dec 4 (2-2) times. 29 (33-35) sts.
Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: With MC, cont in stocking st, dec 1 st at each end of needle on every following 4th row from previous dec (2-5-7) times more. (33-27-25) sts.
All sizes: With MC, cont in stocking st, dec 1 st at each end of needle on every following alt row from previous dec to 7 (7-7-9-9-9) sts, ending with a WS row. Leave rem sts on a st holder.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Collar: Sew raglan seams, leaving back left raglan open. With RS of work facing, smaller needles and MC, K7 (7-7-9-9-9) from left sleeve st holder. Pick up and knit 15 (15-15-17-17-19) sts down left front neck edge. K11 (11-13-17-17-25) from front st holder. Pick up and knit 15 (15-15-17-17-19) sts up right front neck edge. K7 (7-7-9-9-9) from right sleeve st holder. K31 (31-33-37-37-41) from back st holder. 86 (86-90-106-106-122) sts.
Beg with a 2nd row, work in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back for 3 ins [7.5 cm], ending with a WS row. With A, work 1 row. Cast off in ribbing.
Sew left back raglan and collar seam.
Sew side and sleeve seams.