Knitting for children Knitting for boys Boy's v-neck cable jumper

Boy's v-neck cable jumper

Boy's v-neck cable jumper



SIZES

To fit chest: 61[66:71:76:81:86]cm (24[26:28:30:32:34]in)

Actual chest measurement: 66[71:76:81:86:91]cm (26[28:30:32:34:36]in)

Length to shoulder: 40[44:48:53:55:57]cm (15[17.5:20.5:21.5:22:23]in)

Sleeve length: 32[35:38:42:43:45]cm (12.5[14:15:16.5:17:17.5]in)

YOU WILL NEED

Wendy Aran with Wool 75% acrylic, 25% wool (800m per 400g ball)

1[1:1:2:2:2] x 400g balls 709 Lupin 

Pair each of 3.75 and 4.5mm needles OR pair each of 4 and 5mm needles

Cable needle

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

TENSION

18 sts and 24 rows to 10cm (4in) over st st using 4.5mm needles.

17 sts and 23 rows to 10cm (4in) over st st using 5mm needles.

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

ABBREVIATIONS

cn = cable needle.

C4B = Sl next 2 sts onto cn at back of work, k2, k2 from cn.

C4F = Sl next 2 sts onto cn at front of work, k2, k2 from cn.

C5 = Sl next 2 sts onto cn at front of work, k2, p1, then k2 from cn.

T2 = K into front of 2nd st on LH needle, then into 1st st and sl both sts off together.

T2B = Sl next st onto cn at back of work, k1, then p1 from cn.

T2F = Sl next st onto cn at front of work, p1, then k1 from cn.

T3B = Sl next st onto cn at back of work, k2, then p1 from cn.

T3F = Sl next 2 sts onto cn at front of work, p1, then k2 from cn.

BACK

Using 3.75[3.75:3.75:3.75:4:4]mm needles, cast on 79[83:87:91:91:95] sts and work in rib as foils:

Row 1: K1, * k1 tbl, p1, rep from * to last 2 sts, k1 tbl, k1.

Row 2: * K1 tbl, p1, rep from * to last st, k1 tbl.

Rep these 2 rows for 5cm (2in) ending with Row 1.

Next row (Inc row): Rib 15[17:18:20:20:21], *m1 rib 16[16:17:17:17:18] rep from *to last 0[2:1:3:3:2] sts, rib 0[2:1:3:3:2] sts. 83[87:91:95:95:99] sts.

Change to 4.5[4.5:4.5:4.5:5:5]mm needles and pattas folls:

Row 1 (RS): (P1, k1) 0[1:2:3:3:4] times, T2F, p4, T2, p2, C5, p2, T2, p1, k2, p2, C4F, p2, T2, p4, T3B, (k1, p1) twice, k1, T3F, p4, T2, p1, k2, p2, C4F, p2, T2, p2, C5, p2, T2, p4, T2B, (k1, p1) 0[1:2:3:3:4] times.

Row 2 and every alt row: K all k sts and p all p sts.

Row 3: (K1, p1) 0[1:2:3:3:4]times, k1, T2F, p3, T2, p1, T3B, p1, T3F, p1, T2, p1, T3F, T3B, T3F, p1, T2, p3, T3B, (k1, p1) 3 times, k1, T3F, p3, T2, p1, T3F, T3B, T3F, p1, T2, p1, T3B, p1, T3F, p1, T2, p3, T2B, k1, (p1, k1) 0[1:2:3:3:4] times.

Row 5: (P1, k1) 1[2:3:4:4:5] times, T2F, p2, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p2, C4B, p2, k2, p1, T2, p2, T3B, (k1, p1) 4 times, k1, T3F, p2, T2, p2, C4B, p2, k2, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p2, T2B, (k1, p1) 1[2:3:4:4:5] times.

Row 7: (K1, p1) 1[2:3:4:4:5] times, k1, T2F, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, T3B, T3F, T3B, p1, T2, p1, T3B, (k1, p1) 5 times, k1, T3F, p1, T2, p1, T3B, T3F, T3B, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, T2B, k1, (p1, k1) 1[2:3:4:4:5] times.

Row 9: (P1, k1) 1[2:3:4:4:5] times, p1, T2B, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, pi, k2, p2, C4F, p2, T2, p1, T3F, (p1, k1) 5 times, p1, T3B, p1, T2, p1, k2, p2, C4F, p2, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, T2F, p1, (k1, p1] 1[2:3:4:4:5] times.

Row 11: (K1, p1) 1[2:3:4:4:5] times, T2B, p2, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, T3F, T3B, T3F, p1, T2, p2, T3F, (p1, k1) 4 times, p1, T3B, p2, T2, p1, T3F, T3B, T3F, p1, T2, p1, K2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p2, T2F, (p1, k1] 1[2:3:4:4:5] times.

Row 13: (P1, k1) 0[1:2:3:3:4] times, p1, T2B, p3, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p2, C4B, p2, k2, p1, T2, p3, T3F, (p1, k1) 3 times, p1, T3B, p3, T2, p2, C4B, p2, k2, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p3, T2F, p1, (k1, p1) 0[1:2:3:3:4] times.

Row 15: (K1, p1) 0[1:2:3:3:4] times, T2B, p4, T2, p1, T3F, p1, T3B, p1, T2, p1, T3B, T3F, T3B, p1, T2, p4, T3F, (p1, k1) twice, p1, T3B, p4, T2, p1, T3B, T3F, T3B, p1, T2, p1, T3F, p1, T3B, p1, T2, p4, T2F, (p1, k1] 0[1:2:3:3:4] times.

Row 16: As Row 2.

These 16 rows form the patt.

Cont in patt until work measures 22[25:28:32:33:34]cm, (8.75[9.75:11:12.5:13:13.5]in) ending with RS facing. 

Shape raglan armholes

Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Row 3: K1, sl1, k1, psso, patt to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Row 4: P2, patt to last 2 sts, p2.

** Rep Rows 3 and 4 until 47[49:51:55:55:59] sts rem, ending with RS facing.

Next row: K1, sl1, k1, psso, patt to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Next row: P1, p2tog, patt to last 3 sts, p2tog tbl, p1.

Rep last 2 rows until 21 [21:23:23:23:23] sts rem, ending with RS facing. Leave sts on holder.

FRONT

Work as for Back to **.

Shape neck

Next row: K1, sl1, k1, psso, patt 33[35:37:39:39:41] sts, p2tog, turn, leaving rem sts on spare needle.

Working on this side only, and keeping patt correct, dec 1 st at neck edge on every 4th row, and cont dec 1 st at armhole edge on every alt row, until 15[16:16:18:18:20] sts rem, ending with RS facing.

Now dec 1 st at armhole edge on every row (as given for Back), still dec 1 st at neck edge on every 4th row a further 2[3:3:3:3:3] times, until all sts are worked off. Return to rem sts and sl 1st st onto safety pin.

Rejoin yarn and complete to match first side. 

SLEEVES

Using 3.75[3.75:3.75:3.75:4:4]mm needles, cast on 35[39:39:43:43:43] sts and work in rib as for Back for 3[3:3:4:4:4]cm, (1.25[1.25:1.25:1.5:1.5:1.5]ins) ending with WS facing.

Next row (inc): Rib 5[3:3:1:1:1], *m1 rib 5[6:6:7:7:7], rep from *to end. 41[45:45:49:49:49] sts.

Change to 4.5[4.5:4.5:4.5:5:5]mm needles and patt as folls:

Row 1: (K1, p1) 1[2:2:3:3:3] times, T2, p2, C5, p2, T2, p1, k2, p2, C4F, P2, T2, p2, C5, p2, T2, (p1, k1) 1[2:2:3:3:3] times.

Row 2 and every foll alt row: K all k sts and p all p sts.

Row 3: P1, (k1, p1) 0[1:1:2:2:2] times, p1, T2, p1, T3B, p1, T3F, p1, T2, p1, T3F, T3B, T3F, p1, T2, p1, T3B, p1, T3F, p1, T2, p1, (p1, k1) 0[1:1:2:2:2]times, p1.

Row 5: (K1, p1) 1[2:2:3:3:3] times, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, P2, C4B, p2, k2, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, (p1, k1) 1[2:2:3:3:3] times.

Row 7: Inc in first st (k1, p1) 0[1:1:2:2:2] times, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, T3B, T3F, T3B, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, (p1, k1) 0[1:1:2:2:2] times, inc in last st.

Row 9: (P1, k1) 1[2:2:3:3:3] times, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, k2, p2, C4F, P2, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, (k1, p1) 1[2:2:3:3:3] times.

Row 11: (K1, p1) 1 [2:2:3:3:3] times, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, T3F, T3B, T3F, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, 12, p1, (p1, k1) 1[2:2:3:3:3] times.

Row 13: Inc into first st, k1, (p1, k1) 0[1:1:2:2:2] times, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p2, C4B, p2, k2, p1, T2, p1, k2, p3, k2, p1, T2, p1, k1, (p1, k1) 0[1:1:2:2:2] times, inc into last st.

Row 15: P1, (k1, p1) 1[2:2:3:3:3] times, p1, T2, p1, T3F, p1, T3B, p1, T2, p1, T3B, T3F, T3B, p1, T2, p1, T3F, p1, T3B, p1, 12, p1, (p1, k1) 1[2:2:3:3:3] times, p1.

Row 16: As Row 2.

These 16 rows form the patt.

Cont in patt, inc 1 st at each end of every 6th row from last inc, and adding extra sts into double moss st, until there are 63[67:67:71:71:75] sts.

Cont straight until work measures 29[32:35:38:39:41]cm, (11.5[12.5:13.75:15:15.5:16.25]ins) ending with RS facing.

Shape top

Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Row 3: K1, sl 1, k1, psso, patt to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Row 4: P2, patt to last 2 sts, p2.

Rep Rows 3 and 4 until 21[25:21:25:25:29] sts rem, ending with RS facing.

Next row: K1, sl 1, k1, psso, patt to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Next row: P1, p2tog, patt to last 3 sts, p2tog tbl, p1.

Rep last 2 rows until 5 sts rem, ending with RS facing. Leave sts on holder.

NECKBAND

Join front raglan seams and back right raglan seam by top sewing.

Using 3.75[3.75:3.75:3.75:4:4]mm needles and with RS facing, k5 sts from top of Left Sleeve, dec 1 st in centre, 34[34:36:36:36:38] sts down left front neck, 1 st from centre front, 34[34:36:36:36:38] sts up right front neck, k5 sts from top of Right Sleeve, dec 1 st in centre and 21[21:23:23:23:23] sts from Back, dec 1 st in centre. 97[97:103:103:103:107] sts.

Work as folls:

Row 1: K1, (p1, k1tbl) 27[27:29:29:29:30] times, p1, p2tog, p1, p2tog tbl, p1, (k1tbl, p1) 17[17:18:18:18:19] times, k1.

Row 2: P1, (k1tbl, p1) 17[17:18:18:18:19] times, k2tog tbl, k1, k2tog, (p1, k1tbl) 27[27:29:29:29:30]times, p1.

Work 3 more rows in rib, dec on every row in this way.

Cast off ribwise, still dec as before.

TO FINISH OFF

Sew back left raglan and neckband seam by top sewing. Sew side and Sleeve seams.