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Cropped jumper knitting pattern

Jumper knitting pattern



This cute cropped jumper with inner sleeve cabling is perfect for summer evenings and in-between weather.

Design by Francesca Hughes

SIZES

To fit: UK size 6[8:10-12:14-16:18-20:22:24-26:28-30]

76[81:86-91:97-102:107-112:117:122-127:132-137]cm

(30[32:34-36:38-40:42-44:46:48-50:52-54]in)

Actual measurement: 88(93:102:113:123:128:137:148]cm

(34 1/2[36 1/2:40:44 1/4:48:50 1/2:54:58 1/2]in)

Designed to be worn with 10-15cm (4-6in) positive ease.

Length to underarm approx: 29(29:30.5:32:32:32:33:34]cm

(11 1/2[11 1/2:12:12 1/2:12 1/2:12 1/2:13:13 1/2]in)

Sleeve length: 47(48:48:49.5:49.5:49.5:51:52]cm

(18 1/2[19:19:19 1/2:19 1/2:19 1/2:20:20 1/2]in)

Figures in square brackets refer to larger sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes.

YOU WILL NEED

John Arbon Devonia DK 50% Exmoor Blueface, 30% Devon Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Devon Wensleydale (approx 250m per 100g)

4(5:5:6:6:77] x 100g balls in Cream

3.75mm needles

1 circular 3.25mm needle

Stitch markers

Cable needle

Row counter

Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.

TENSION

26 sts and 32 rows to 10cm over main pattern using 3.75mm needles.

Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.

ABBREVIATIONS

C4B = slip next 2 sts to cn and hold at back, k2, k2 from cn

C4F = slip next 2 sts to cn and hold at front, k2, k2 from cn

TIPS

Use markers to help distinguish cable pattern from main pattern.

MAIN STITCH PATTERN

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2: (K2tog) to end.

Row 3: (Kfb) to end.

Row 4: Purl.

CABLE PATTERN

Row 1: (RS): P2, k6, p2.

Row 2: [WS): K2, p6, k2.

Row 3: P2, C4F, k2, p2.

Row 4: K2, p6, k2.

Row 5: P2, k6, p2.

Row 6: K2, p6, k2.

Row 7: P2, k6, p2.

Row 8: K2, p6, k2.

Row 9: P2, k2, C4B, p2.

Row 10: K2, p6, k2.

Row 11: P2, k6, p2.

Row 12: K2, p6, k2.

Row 13: P2, k6, p2.

Row 14: K2, p6, k2.

PATTERN NOTE

When working shaping, work spare sts at edges in rev st st. If not enough sts are available to work a complete pattern rep, work sts in st st.

BACK

Using 3.75mm needles, cast on 112(118:130:144:156:164:176:190] sts.

Row 1 (RS): P2, work row 1 of Main Patt for 4[4:4:4:4:6:6:6] sts, pm1, work row 1 of Cable Patt, pm2, work row 1 of Main Patt to 16(16:16:16:16:18:18:18] sts before end of row, pm3, work row 1 of Cable Patt, pm4, p2.

This row sets position of Main Patt and Cable Patt.

Cont as set until 100(100:104:108:108:108: 112:116] rows have been worked in total, ending with a WS row.

Shape raglan (See Pattern Note)

Cast off 4(4:5:5:5:6:67] sts at beg of next two rows. 104(110:120:134:146:152:164:176] sts. **

Dec row (RS): Work in st st to m, work Cable Patt, sm, ssk, patt to next m, k2tog, sm, Cable Patt, sm, ssk, patt to next m, k2tog, sm, work Cable Patt, work in st st to end. 102(108:118:132:144:150:162:174] sts.

Sizes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8 only

Rep dec row on every 3rd row 24(26:22:10:8] times until 56(58:76:114:160] sts rem.

Sizes 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 only

Rep dec row on every alt row 7(25:41:42:48:36] times until 62(64:64:68:68:88] sts rem.

All sizes Cast off.

FRONT

Work as Back to **.

Dec as for Back until 64(70:79:62:74:76:88:90] rows have been completed, ending with a WS row.

Shape neck

Keeping raglan shaping correct, AT SAME TIME work neck shaping as folls:

Patt 16(17:18:18:19:21:21:26] sts and leave on st holder for left neck edge, cast off 28(29:31:32:32:34:34:34:44] sts for front neck.

Rows 1 and 2: Patt to end.

Row 3 (RS): Cast off 5(5:5:6:6:7:77] sts at neck edge, patt to end.

Row 4: Patt to end.

Row 5: Cast off 4[4:4:4:4:4:4:5] sts, patt to end.

Row 6: Patt to end.

Row 7: Cast off 3[3:3:3:3:3:3:5] sts, patt to end.

Row 8: Patt to end.

Row 9: Cast off 2(2:3:3:3:3:3:5] sts, patt to end.

Cast off.

Rejoin yarn to left neck edge.

Row 1 (WS): Cast off 5[5:5:6:6:7:7:7] sts at neck edge, patt to end.

Row 2 and every alt row: Patt to end.

Row 3: Cast off 4[4:4:4:4:4:4:5] sts, patt to end.

Row 5: Cast off 3[3:3:3:3:3:3:5] sts, patt to end.

Row 7: Cast off 2[2:3:3:3:3:3:5] sts, patt to end.

Row 8: Patt to end.

Cast off.

SLEEVES (MAKE 2)

Using 3.75mm needles cast on 60(60:62:66:68:72:76:76:] sts.

Next row (RS): P2, work row 1 of Main Patt for 4[4:4:4:4:4:6:6:6] sts, pm1, work row 1 of Cable Patt, pm2, work row 1 of Main Patt to 16(16:16:16:16:18:18:18] sts before end of row, pm3, work row 1 of Cable Patt, pm4, work row 1 of Main Patt for 4[4:4:4:4:4:6:6:6] sts, p2.

This row sets position of Main Patt and Cable.

Work 8 rows without shaping.

Inc row: Work to end of first Cable Patt, sm2, ml, patt to next m, ml, sm3, patt to end.

Sizes 1, 2, 3 and 4 only

Rep last 10 rows a further 9(11:11:5] times.

All sizes

Inc on every foll 8th row 6(4:4:12:11:5:1:0] times.

Sizes 5, 6, 7 and 8 only

Inc on every 6th row 10(18:24:25] times.

Size 8 only

Inc on next 4th row.

All sizes

92(92:94:102:112:120:128:132] sts.

Cont as set until 148(152:152:156:156:156: 160:164] rows have been worked from start, ending with a WS row.

Shape raglan

Cast off 4(4:5:5:5:6:67] sts at beg of next 2 rows. 84(84:84:92:92:108:116:118] sts.

Dec row: Patt to first marker, sm, ssk, patt to next m, k2tog, patt to end.

Rep dec row every 4th row 8(11:11:9:4:4:6:6] times, then every alt row 20(17:18:22:33:34:34:36] times until 28(28:28:30:30:32:36:34] sts rem.

Work until 72(76:80:84:86:84:88:88] rows have been worked from beg of armhole.

Cast off.

NECKBAND

Block pieces to measurements. Sew all raglan seams. Sew Sleeve and side seams. With RS facing and 3.25mm circular needle, beg at Back right neck edge, pick up and k56[58:62:64:64:68:68:88] sts across Back neck, 28(28:28:30:30:34:36:34] sts across top of Sleeve, 14(15:16:16:16:17:17:22] sts down left neck, 28(29:31:32:32:34:34:44] sts across Front neck, 14(15:16:16:16:17:17:22] up right neck, and 28(28:28:30:30:34:36:34] sts across top of second Sleeve. Pm and join to work in the round.

Knit 6 rnds. l-cord cast off Cast off as folls:

Cast on 3 sts to LH needle, *k2, skpo (3 sts on RH needle), slip these 3 sts back to LH needle; rep from * until all sts are cast off.

BOTTOM TRIM

Using 3.25mm circular needle pick up and k224[236:260:288:312:328:352:380] sts evenly (st for st) around cast-on edge. Pm and join to work in the round.

Knit 6 rnds.

Cast off using i-cord cast off, as above.

TO FINISH

Weave in all ends. Do not block trims, leave to roll over naturally.

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