Route 1

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing

 

A winding cable pattern travels across the front of this v-neck pullover with elbow-length sleeves.

 

Sizes

Directions are for women's size X-Small.  Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses

To Fit Bust Size:  30(34-38-42-46-50)"

 

Finished Measurements

Bust - 36(40-44-48-52-56)"

Length - 22(22-23-23½-24½-25)"

Note:  This garment was designed with approximately 6" of ease.  Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.

 

Materials

4(4-5-5-6-7) Balls Berroco Remix (100 grs), #3984 Ocean

Straight knitting needles, sizes 6 (4.00 mm) and 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Cable needle (cn)

2 St markers

 

Gauge

17 sts = 4"; 23 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles

60 sts = 12"; 23 rows = 4" in Charted Pat on larger needles

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Back

With smaller needles, cast on 77(85-95-103-111-119) sts.

Ribbing:  Row 1 (RS):  K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across.

Row 2:  P1, * k1, p1, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2" from beg, end on WS.  Change to larger needles and work even in St st until piece measures 14(14-14½-14½-15-15)" from beg, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Armholes:  Bind off 2(3-4-5-6-7) sts at beg of the next 2 rows - 73(79-87-93-99-105) sts.

For Sizes Large, 1X and 2X ONLY:  Dec Row 1 (RS): K1, k3 tog, k to last 4 sts, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, k1 - x(x-x-89(95-101) sts.  Rep this dec every RS row 1(2-4) times more, end on WS - x(x-x-85-87-85) sts.

For ALL Sizes:  Dec Row 2 (RS):  K1, k2 tog k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 - 71(77-85-83-85-83) sts.  Rep this dec every RS row 9(15-21-20-21-20) times more, then every 4th row 5(2-0-0-0-0) times, end on WS - 43 sts.  Bind off for back neck.

 

Front

Work same as back until piece measures 2" from beg, end on WS - 77(85-95-103-111-119) sts.  Change to larger needles.

Inc Row (RS):  K13(17-22-26-30-34), place marker, (k5, M1k) 9 times, k6, place marker, k13(17-22-26-30-34) - 86(94-104-112-120-128) sts.

Establish Chart:  Row 1 (WS):  P to first marker, work Row 1 of Chart to last marker, p to end.

Row 2:  K to first marker, work Row 2 of Chart to last marker, k to end.  Work even in pat as established until piece measures approximately 13" from beg, end on WS with Row 19 of Chart.

Shape Neck:  Next Row (RS):  K to first marker, Work Row 20 of Chart over 25 sts, k2 tog (neck dec), k3; join another ball of yarn, k3, SSK (neck dec), work Row 20 of chart to last marker, k to end.  In this manner,  dec 1 st at each neck edge every RS row 21 times more.  AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 14(14-14½-14½-15-15)", shape raglan armholes same as back.  When all armhole and neck decs have been completed, work even in St st on remaining 4 sts of each side for neck extensions for 4½", end on WS.  Bind off.

 

Sleeves

With smaller needles, cast on 43(43-45-45-47-47) sts.  Work in ribbing same as back for 1", end on WS.  Change to larger needles.  K the next row, inc 22(22-24-28-30-34) sts as evenly spaced across as possible - 65(65-69-73-77-81) sts.  Beg with a p row, work even in St st for 11 rows, end on WS.

Dec Row1 (RS):  K4(4-6-5-8-6), k2 tog, * k7(7-7-8-8-9), k2 tog, rep from * 5 times more, k to end - 58(58-62-66-70-74) sts.  Work even for 11 rows, end on WS.

Dec Row 2 (RS):  K4(4-6-5-7-6), k2 tog, * k6(6-6-7-7-8), k2 tog, rep from * 5 times more, k to end - 51(51-55-59-63-67) sts.  Work even until sleeve measures 10" from beg, end on WS.

Shape Raglan Cap:  Bind off 2(3-4-5-6-7) sts at beg of the next 2 rows - 47(45-47-49-51-53) sts.

Dec Row (RS):  K1, k2 tog, k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 - 45(43-45-47-49-51) sts.  Rep this dec every RS row 17(15-15-16-16-17) times more, then every 4th row 1(2-3-3-4-4) times, end on WS - 9 sts.  Bind off.

 

Finishing

Sew raglan sleeve caps to raglan armholes.  Sew side and sleeve seams.  Sew bound-off edges of neck extensions together.  Sew inner edges of neck extension to back neck edge with seam at center.