Snowflake Sweater

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Snowflake Sweater

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Dream of a white Christmas while relaxing by the fireside in this pretty snowflake sweater. Sizes XS-XL (32-40"/81-102cm bust). Shown in Patons Divine #6011 Soft Earth & #6006 Icicle White. 5.5mm (US 9) & 6mm (US 10) knitting needles.

Sizes

XS
32 ins [81 cm]
36½ ins [92.5 cm]
S
34 ins [86 cm]
39 ins [99 cm]
M
36 ins [91 cm]
40½ ins [103 cm]
L
38 ins [97 cm]
43 ins [109 cm]
XL
40 ins [102 cm]
46 ins [117 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $39.44

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Size:

  • XS
  • S
  • M
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  • XL
Bust Measurments
32 ins [81 cm]
Finished Measurments
36½ ins [92.5 cm]

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Main Color (MC)

Divine | Soft Earth, 72011 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
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Divine | Icicle White, 72006 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 10/6mm
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Cable Stitch Holder

3-1/2" 3/Pkg- Small, Medium, Large
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The materials for this project cost $39.44

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust Measurments
XS 32 ins [81 cm]
S 34 ins [86 cm]
M 36 ins [91 cm]
L 38 ins [97 cm]
XL 40 ins [102 cm]
Finished Measurments
XS 36½ ins [92.5 cm]
S 39 ins [99 cm]
M 40½ ins [103 cm]
L 43 ins [109 cm]
XL 46 ins [117 cm]

MATERIALS

Sweater
Divine (100 g/3.5 oz;129 m/142 yds)
SizesXSSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
Soft Earth ()
55667
Change Color Here
Icicle White ()
11111
Sizes 5½ mm (U.S. 9) and 6 mm (U.S. 10) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 4 st holders.

GAUGE

12 sts and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

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

Note: When working from charts, carry yarn loosely across WS of work but never over more than 5 sts. When it must pass over more than 5 sts, weave it over and under color in use on next st or at center point of sts it passes over.

FRONT
**With MC and smaller needles, cast on 54 (58-58-62-66) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 3 ins [7.5 cm] ending with a 2nd row and inc 1 (1-3-3-3) st(s) evenly across last row. 55 (59-61-65-69) sts.

Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st for 4 rows.
Work Chart I to end of chart reading RS rows from right to left and WS rows from left to right noting 6 st rep will be worked 9 (9-10-10-11) times.
With MC, cont even until work from beg measures 13 (13½-14-14-14½) ins [33 (34.5-35.5-35.5 -37) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.

Place Chart II: Next row: K15 (17-18-20-22). Work row 1 of Chart II across next 25 sts. With MC, knit to end of row.
Chart II is now in position.
Cont working Chart II until work from beg measures 16 (16½-16½-16½-16½) ins [40.5 (42-42-42-42) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape raglans: Keeping cont of Chart II (when chart is complete, proceed with MC only), cast off 2 sts beg next 2 rows. 51 (55-57-61-65) sts.

Size XS only: Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2. 49 sts. Work 3 rows even.

Sizes S, L and XL only: 1st row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows (0-1-2) time(s) more. (49-49-47) sts.

All Sizes: Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.**
Rep last 2 rows until there are 29 (29-31-31-31) sts ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape neck: Next row: K2. K2tog. K6 (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Purl 1 row.
Cont dec at raglan edge as before on next and following alt rows, AT SAME TIME, dec 1 st at neck edge on next and following alt rows twice more. 3 sts.
Purl 1 row.
Next row: K1. K2tog.
Next row: P2.
Next row: K2tog. Fasten off.

With RS of work facing, slip next 9 (9-11-11-11) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work to correspond to other side reversing all shapings.

BACK
Work from ** to ** as given for Front, omitting reference to chart II.
Rep last 2 rows until there are 19 (19-21-21-21) sts ending with RS facing for next row. Leave sts on a st holder.

SLEEVES
With MC and smaller needles, cast on 26 (26-30-30-30) sts.
Work 5 ins [12.5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Front ending on a 2nd row and inc 3 (3-1-1-1) st(s) evenly across last row. 29 (29-31-31-31) sts.

Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st for 4 rows.
Work Chart III to end of chart reading RS rows from right to left and WS rows from left to right, noting 6 st rep will be worked 4 (4-5-5-5) times.
With MC, purl 1 row.
Cont in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of next and following 4th rows until there are 41 (41-41-41-45) sts, then every following 6th row until there are 49 (49-51-51-53) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 20½ (21-21-21½-21½) ins [52 (53.5-53.5-54.5-54.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row (there is a 2½ ins cuff turnback allowed here).

Shape raglans: Cast off 2 sts beg next 2 rows. 45 (45-47-47-49) sts.
1st row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows once more. 33 (33-35-35-37) sts.
Next row: K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows until there are 7 sts ending with RS facing for next 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 left back raglan seam open. With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needle, K7 from left sleeve st holder. Pick up and knit 9 sts down left front neck edge. K9 (9-11-11-11) from front st holder. Pick up and knit 9 sts up right front neck edge. K7 from right sleeve st holder. K19 (19-21-21-21) from Back st holder, inc 2 sts evenly across. 62 (62-66-66-66) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Front until Collar measures 4 ins [10 cm].
Change to larger needles and cont in ribbing until Collar measures 7½ ins [19 cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in ribbing.

Sew left raglan and Collar seam, reversing for turnback. Sew side and sleeve seams, reversing seam on sleeve 2½ ins [5 cm] from bottom for turnback.