Dan

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Men’s Clothing
Designer: 
Tonia Barry

Dan, knit in Berroco Peruvia® has the handsome clean lines of a raglan pullover with panels of stockinette punctuated by equidistant vertical bands of twisted stitch ribbing.

Shown in size Large


Sizes

Directions are for men’s size X-Small.  Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large and X-Large are in parentheses.


Finished Measurements

Chest – 36(40-44-48-52)”

Length – 25(25 1/2-26-26 1/2-27)”


Materials

7(8-9-10-11) Hanks Berroco Peruvia (100 grs), #7105 Prairie Dog

Straight knitting needles, sizes 8 (5.00 mm) and 10 (6.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

16” Length circular knitting needle, size 8 (5.00 mm)

1 St marker


Gauge

17 sts = 4”;  22 rows = 4” in St st on larger needles

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Stitch Glossary

LT2

Skip the next st, k the following st TBL, k the skipped st

RT2

Skip the next st, p the following st leaving st on LH needle, p skipped st, slip both sts off LH needle together


Back

With smaller straight needles, cast on 88(94-109-115-121) sts.

Twisted Rib:  Row 1 (RS):  P1, * LT2, p1, rep from * across.

Row 2:  K1, * RT2, k1, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 3” from beg, end on RS.  Change to larger needles.

Dec Row (WS):  P2(4-6-7-9) decreasing 1(2-0-2-3) sts across, work Row 2 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, * p7(8-9-10-11) decreasing 1(0-2-1-0) sts across, work Row 2 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, rep from * 4 times more, p to end decreasing 1(2-0-2-3) sts across – 81(90-99-106-115) sts.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (RS):  K2(4-6-7-9), work Row 1 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, * k7(8-9-10-11), work Row 1 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, rep from * 4 times more, k2(4-6-7-9).

Row 2:  P2(4-6-7-9), work Row 2 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, * p7(8-9-10-11), work Row 2 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, rep from * 4 times more, p2(4-6-7-9).  Work even in pat as established until piece measures 16 1/2” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Armholes:  Bind off 3(3-4-4-5) sts at beg of the next 2 rows – 75(84-91-98-105) sts.  Work 2(2-2-2-0) rows even in pat as established.

Dec row (RS):  K1, k2 tog, work to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 – 73(82-89-96-103) sts.  Rep this dec every 4th row 7(4-2-1-0) times more, then every RS row 9(16-21-25-29) times, end on WS.  Bind off remaining 41(42-43-44-45) sts for back neck.


Front

Work same as back until armholes measure approximately 6(6 1/2-7-7 1/2-8)” and there are 57(58-59-60-61) sts on needle, end on WS.

Shape Neck:  Next Row (RS):  K1, k2 tog, work until there are 15 sts on RH needle, join another hank of yarn and bind off center 25(26-27-28-29) sts, work to last 3 sts, SSK, k1.  Working both sides at once, continue to work armhole decs and AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st at each neck edge every RS row 7 times more.  When all decs have been completed, end on WS.  Fasten off last st each side.


Sleeves

With smaller straight needles, cast on 46 sts.

Ribbing:  Row 1 (RS):  K2, * p2, k2, rep from * across.

Row 2:  P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until sleeve measures 3” from beg, end on WS, inc 1 st at end of last row – 47 sts.  Change to larger needles.

Establish Pat St:  Row 1 (RS):  K11, work Row 1 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, k11, work Row 1 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, k11.

Row 2:  P11, work Row 2 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, p11, work Row 2 of Twisted Rib over 7 sts, p11.  Work in pat as established, inc 1 st each side on next row, then every 1(1-3/4-3/4-1/2)” 14(16-18-20-23) times, working incs in St st – 77(81-85-89-95) sts.  Work even until sleeve measures 20” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Cap:  Bind off 3(3-4-4-5) sts at beg of the next 2 rows – 71(75-77-81-85) sts.

Dec Row 1 (RS):  K1, k3 tog, work to last 4 sts, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, k1 – 67(71-73-77-81) sts.  Rep this dec every RS row 5(6-6-6-7) times more, end on WS – 47(47-49-53-53) sts.

Dec Row 2 (RS):  K1, k2 tog, work to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 – 45(45-47-51-51) sts.  Rep this dec every RS row 18(18-19-21-21) times more, end on WS – 9 sts.  Bind off.


Finishing

Sew raglan caps to raglan shoulders.  Sew side and sleeve seams.

Neckband:  With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at left back shoulder seam, pick up and k72(76-76-80-84) sts around entire neck edge.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Work even in k2, p2 ribbing for 2”.  Bind off loosely in ribbing.