Unisex Adult: Raglan Sleeve Jacket

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Unisex Adult: Raglan Sleeve Jacket

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This unisex adult raglan sweater is available in solid or stripes. Shown in Patons Canadiana.

Sizes

XS/S
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
40 ins [101.5 cm]
M
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
44 ins [112 cm]
L
40-42" [ 101.5-106.5 cm ]
48 ins [122 cm]
XL
44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
52 ins [132 cm]
2/3 XL
48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
57 ins [144.5 cm]
4/5 XL
56-62" [ 142-157.5 cm ]
65 ins [165 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $66.34

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • XS/S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
  • 2/3 XL
  • 4/5 XL
To fit bust/chest measurement
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust/chest measurement
40 ins [101.5 cm]

Version

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Canadiana | Dark Water Blue, 10145Edit Color
$32.94

Contrast A

Canadiana | Oatmeal, 10022Edit Color
$5.49

Contrast B

Canadiana | Cedar Green, 10247Edit Color
$5.49

Contrast C

Canadiana | Toasty Grey, 10012Edit Color
$5.49

Patons Pattern Book:

Back to Basics | Back to Basics, 501001Edit Version
$4.95

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 6/4mm
$5.99

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$5.99

Materials not included in this kit:

For Her: Separating zipper 22 (22-24-24-24-24) " [56 (56-56-61-61-61) cm] long.
For Him: Separating zipper 24 (24-24-24-24-26) " [56 (61-61-61-61-66) cm] long.

 

The materials for this project cost $66.34

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Cl = Cluster—Yarn over, insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook; [yarn over, insert hook in same st and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] 3 times; yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook.

CL = K2tog. Keep stitches on left-hand needle. P2tog into the same stiches. Slip off left-hand needle

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc(s) = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

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

rnd(s) = round(s)

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust/chest measurement
XS/S 28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
M 36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
L 40-42" [ 101.5-106.5 cm ]
XL 44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
2/3 XL 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4/5 XL 56-62" [ 142-157.5 cm ]
Finished bust/chest measurement
XS/S 40 ins [101.5 cm]
M 44 ins [112 cm]
L 48 ins [122 cm]
XL 52 ins [132 cm]
2/3 XL 57 ins [144.5 cm]
4/5 XL 65 ins [165 cm]

MATERIALS

Striped Version
Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
SizesXS/SMLXL2/3 XL4/5 XL 
Main Color (MC)
Dark Water Blue (10145)
677889
Contrast A
Oatmeal (10022)
111111
Contrast B
Cedar Green (10247)
111111
Contrast C
Toasty Grey (10012)
111111
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. For Her: Separating zipper 22 (22-24-24-24-24) " [56 (56-56-61-61-61) cm] long. For Him: Separating zipper 24 (24-24-24-24-26) " [56 (61-61-61-61-66) cm] long.
Plain Version
Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
SizesXS/SMLXL2/3 XL4/5 XL 
Main Color (MC)
Toasty Grey (10012)
778899
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. For Her: Separating zipper 22 (22-24-24-24-24) " [56 (56-56-61-61-61) cm] long. For Him: Separating zipper 24 (24-24-24-24-26) " [56 (61-61-61-61-66) cm] long.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles. Note: Check your tension by making a test swatch and adjusting your needle size, if necessary, to obtain the tension quoted in the pattern. Inaccurate tension may result in an item too large or too small.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes 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.

PLAIN VERSION
BACK

With smaller needles, cast on 98 (110-118-130-138-158) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 2½" [6 cm], ending with a 2nd row and inc 3 (1-3-1-5-5) st(s) evenly across last row. 101 (111-121-131-143-163) sts.

Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 16½ (16½-16½-17-18-18)" [42 (42-42-43-45.5-45.5) cm] for Women’s Version or 17½ (17½-18-18½-19-19)" [44.5 (44.5-45.5-47-48-48) cm] for Men’s Version, ending with a purl row.

Shape raglans: Cast off 2 (2-2-3-3-3) sts beg next 2 rows. 97 (107-117-125-137-157) sts.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2tog. Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2.
Rep last 2 rows (1-13) time(s) more, then rep 1st row once. (127-99) sts.
Purl 1 row.

All sizes: 1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2tog. Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 3 (5-8-10-14-9) times more. 73 (71-63-59-37-39) sts.

Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only: 1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 19 (17-13-10) times more. 33 (35-35-37) sts.

All sizes: Cast off.

LEFT FRONT
With smaller needles, cast on 47 (55-59-63-67-79) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
2nd row: K1. *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 2 rows for 2½" [6 cm], ending with a 2nd row and inc 3 (0-1-2-4-2) st(s) evenly across last row. 50 (55-60-65-71-81) sts.

Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of raglan shaping, ending with a purl row.

Shape raglan: Cast off 2 (2-2-3-3-3) sts beg next row. 48 (53-58-62-68-78) sts.
Purl 1 row.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2.
Rep last 2 rows (1-13) time(s) more, then rep 1st row once. (63-49) sts.
Purl 1 row.

All sizes: 1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 3 (5-8-9-7-2) times more. 36 (35-31-32-39-40) sts.

Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Rep 1st to 3rd rows once more. (29-36-37) sts.

Sizes XS/S, M and L only: 1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 8 (6-0) times more, then 1st row once. 26 (27-29) sts.

All sizes: Shape neck: Next row: (WS). Cast off 7 (8-8-10-9-9) sts. Purl to end of row.

Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only: Dec 1 st at neck edge and 1 st at raglan edge (as before) on next and every following alt row until there are 5 (5-11-11) sts.

Sizes L and XL only: Dec 1 st at raglan edge (as before) on next and every following alt row, AT SAME TIME, dec 1 st at neck edge on every following 4th row from previous dec until there are 5 sts.

Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only:
1st row:
(RS). K2. ssk. K1.
2nd row: P4.
3rd row: K2. ssk.
4th row: P3.
5th row: K1. ssk.
6th row: P2.
7th row: ssk. Fasten off.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
1st row:
(RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog (neck edge).
2nd row: Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows (1-2) time(s) more. (17-13) sts.

1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2.
3rd row: K2. ssk. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows (2-1) time(s) more. 5 sts.

Next row: K2. ssk. K1.
Next row: P1. P2togtbl. P1.
Next row: K1. ssk.
Next row: P2.
Next row: ssk. Fasten off.

RIGHT FRONT
With smaller needles, cast on 47 (55-59-63-67-79) sts.
1st row: (RS). K3. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P2. K1.
Rep last 2 rows for 2½" [6 cm], ending with a 2nd row and inc 3 (0-1-2-4-2) st(s) evenly across last row. 50 (55-60-65-71-81) sts.

Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of raglan shaping, ending with a knit row.

Shape raglan: Cast off 2 (2-2-3-3-3) sts beg next row. 48 (53-58-62-68-78) sts.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2tog. Purl to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows (1-13) time(s) more, then rep 1st row once. (63-49) sts.
Purl 1 row.

All sizes: 1st row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2tog. Purl to end of row.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 3 (5-8-9-7-2) times more. 36 (35-31-32-39-40) sts.

Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Rep 1st and 2nd rows once more. (30-37-38) sts.
Sizes XS/S, M and L only: Dec 1 st at raglan edge (as before) on next and every following alt row until there are 27 (28-30) sts, ending with a purl row.

All sizes: Shape neck: Next row: (RS). Cast off 7 (8-8-10-9-9) sts. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Next row: Purl.

Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only: Dec 1 st at neck edge and raglan edge (as before) on next and every following alt row until there are 5 (5-11-11) sts.

Sizes L and XL only: Dec 1 st at raglan edge (as before) on next and every following alt row, AT SAME TIME, dec 1 st at neck edge on every following 4th row from previous dec until there are 5 sts.

Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only:
1st row: (RS). K1. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: P4.
3rd row: K2tog. K2.
4th row: P3.
5th row: K2tog. K1.
6th row: P2.
7th row: K2tog. Fasten off.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: 1st row: Purl.
2nd row: ssk (neck edge). Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
3rd row: P2. P2tog. Purl to end of row.
4th row: As 2nd row.
Rep last 4 rows (1-2) time(s) more. (17-13) sts.
Purl 1 row.
1st row: (RS). Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2tog. Purl to end of row.
3rd row: ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows (2-1) time(s) more. 5 sts.

Next row: K1. K2tog. K2.
Next row: P2. P2tog.
Next row: K2tog. K1.
Next row: P2.
Next row: K2tog. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
With smaller needles, cast on 46 (46-50-50-50-54) sts.
Work 2½" [6 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back, ending with a 2nd row and inc 5 sts evenly across last row. 51 (51-55-55-55-59) sts.

Change to larger needles and work 6 rows in stocking st.

Her Version only: Inc 1 st each end of next row and every following 4th row until there are 65 (71-75-89-89-89) sts, then on every following 6th row until there are 83 (87-91-93-93-95) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 17 (17½-17½-16½-16-16)" [43 (44.5-44.5-42-40.5-40.5) cm], ending with a purl row.

His Version only: Inc 1 st each end of next row and every following 4th row until there are 59 (65-69-79-79-87) sts, then on every following 6th row until there are 83 (87-91-93-93-95) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 18 (18½-18½-18-17-17)" [45.5 (47-47-45.5-43-43) cm], ending with a purl row.

All sizes: Shape raglans: Cast off 2 (2-2-3-3-3) sts beg next 2 rows. 79 (83-87-87-87-89) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2tog. Purl to last 4 sts. P2togtbl. P2.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 6 (6-6-4-4-3) times more. 37 (41-45-57-57-65) sts.

1st row: (RS). K2. ssk. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 13 (15-17-22-22-26) times more. 9 (9-9-11-11-11) sts. Cast off.

COLLAR
With smaller needles, cast on 7 sts.
1st row: (WS). Knit.
2nd row: Inc 1 st in first st. Knit to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1 (place marker for inner edge).
Rep last 2 rows 10 (11-11-12-13-13) times more. 29 (31-31-33-35-35) sts.

Cont even in garter st (knit every row) until work from beg (when slightly stretched) measures 14½ (14½-14½-15-16-16)" [37 (37-37-38-40.5-40.5) cm], ending with a WS row.

Next row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
Next row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows 10 (11-11-12-13-13) times more. 7 sts. Cast off.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with damp cloth leaving cloth to dry.
Sew raglan seams. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Zipper edging: With RS facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 109 (112-112-115-115-118) sts evenly up Right Front edge between cast on edge and neck edge for Her Sizes or 114 (117-117-120-122-122) sts for His Sizes. Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS). Rep on Left Front edge picking up sts between neck edge and cast on edge.

Sew Collar in position matching cast on and cast
off edges of Collar to cast off sts at neck edge.
Sew zipper in position under edging.

Striped Version (not shown)
Stripe Pat (worked in stocking st).
With C, work 2 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
*With MC, work 3 rows.
With A, work 1 row.*
Rep from * to * once more.
With MC, work 3 rows.
With B, work 2 rows.
With C, work 2 rows.
With A, work 2 rows.
**With MC, work 3 rows.
With C, work 1 row.**
Rep from ** to ** once more.
With MC, work 3 rows.
These 34 rows form Stripe Pat.

Back
Work Back as given for Plain Version until beg of raglan shaping.
Beg working Stripe Pat and work raglan shaping as given for Plain Version to end of Back.

Fronts
Work Fronts as given for Fronts of Plain Version until beg of raglan shaping.
Beg working Stripe Pat and work raglan shapings as given for Plain Version to end of Fronts.

Sleeves
Work Sleeves as given for Sleeves of Plain Version until beg of raglan shaping.
Beg working Stripe Pat and work raglan shapings as given for Sleeves of Plain Version to end of Sleeves.

Collar
With MC, work as given for Collar of Plain Version.

Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with damp cloth leaving cloth to dry.

With MC, work as given for finishing of Plain Version.