Men's Cabled Jumper

Men's Cabled Jumper



Jumper for Man

SIZES

To fit: 91-97[102-107:112-117:124-129:134-139]cm (36-38[40-42:44-46:49-51:53-55]in)

Actual measurement approx: 104[114:124:137:147]cm (41[45:49:54:58]in)

Length to top of shoulder: 67[67:68:69:69]cm (26.5[26.5:26.75:27:27]in)

Sleeve length: 51cm (20in)

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

YOU WILL NEED

Stylecraft Alpaca Chunky 80% acrylic, 20% alpaca (approx 135m per 100g) 9[9:10:10:11] x 100g balls 6014 Storm

1 pair each 5mm and 6mm needles

1 stitch holder

Cable needle

3 buttons

Row counter

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

TENSION

14 sts and 20 rows to 10cm over st st using 6mm needles.

19 sts and 20 rows to 10cm over patt, not stretched on 6mm needles.

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

PATTERN NOTES

CABLE PANEL (worked over 10 sts)

Row 1: P1, k8, p1.

Row 2: K1, p8, k1.

Row 3: P1, CB, CF, p1.

Row 4: K1, p8, k1.

Rows 5 to 6: As Rows 1 to 2.

Row 7: P1, CF, CB, p1.

Row 8: K1, p8, k1.

These 8 rows form cable panel. 

TWIST PANEL (worked over 10 sts)

Row 1: Kb1, p3, CRF, p3, kb1.

Row 2: Pb1, k3, p2, k3, pb1.

Row 3: Kb1, p2, TWB, TWF, p2, kb1.

Row 4: Pb1, k2, (pb1, k2) twice, pb1.

Row 5: Kb1, p1, TWB, p2, TWF, p1, kb1.

Row 6: Pb1, k1, pb1, k4, pb1, k1, pb1.

Row 7: Kb1, TWB, p4, TWF, kb1.

Row 8: Pb2, k6, pb2.

These 8 rows form twist panel. 

FRONT

Using 5mm needles, cast on 75[83:91:99:107] sts.

Row 1 (RS): K1, (p1, k1) to end.

Row 2 (WS): P1, (k1, p1) to end.

Rep these 2 rib rows until work meas 7cm (2.75in) from beg, ending after a RS row.

Next row: P4[8:1:1:5], (mp, p3[3:4:4:4]) to last 5[9:2:2:6] sts, mp, p to end. 98[106:114:124:132]sts.

Change to 6mm needles and patt for various sizes. 

Sizes 1, 2 and 3 only 

Row 1 (RS): (P3, kb1) 1[2:3] times, (work 10 sts from Row 1 of Cable Panel, work 10 sts from Row 1 of Twist Panel) 4 times, work 10 sts from Row 1 of Cable Panel, (kb1, p3) 1[2:3] times.

Row 2 (WS): (K3, pb1) 1[2:3] times, (work 10 sts from Row 2 of Cable Panel, work 10 sts from Row 2 of Twist Panel) 4 times, work 10 sts from Row 2 of Cable Panel, (pb1, k3) 1[2:3] times.

Sizes 4 and 5 only

Row 1 (RS): P2, kb1, (p3, kb1) 1[2] times, (work 10 sts from Row 1 of Cable Panel, work 10 sts from Row 1 of Twist Panel) 5 times, work 10 sts from Row 1 of Cable Panel, (kb1, p3) 1[2] times, kb1, p2.

Row 2 (WS): K2, pb1, (k3, pb1) 1[2] times, (work 10 sts from Row 2 of Cable Panel, work 10 sts from Row 2 of Twist Panel) 5 times, work 10 sts from Row 2 of Cable Panel, (pb1, k3) 1[2] times, pb1, k2.

All sizes

Rows 3 to 8: Rep Rows 1-2 of respective sizes three times but working Rows 3-8 of panels. These 8 rows form patt. ** Cont in patt until work meas 46cm (18in) from cast-on edge, ending after a RS row.

Divide for neck opening 

Next row: Patt 45[49:53:58:62], cast off next 8 sts (centre sts) knitways, patt to end. Cont on last group of sts for left half of neck. Work straight until Front meas 12cm (4.75in) from cast-off row, ending at neck edge.

Shape neck

Next row: Cast off 7[8:9:10:11] sts, work to end. 38[41:44:48:51] sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows. 35[38:41:45:48] sts. Work 4[4:6:8:8] rows straight thus ending at side edge.

Shape shoulder

Cast off 7[8:8:9:10] sts at beg of next row and 3 foll alt rows. 14[14:17:18:18] sts. Work 1 row.

Cast off rem sts. With RS facing rejoin yarn neatly to rem sts and work to end of row. Complete to match left side but working one row more before shaping shoulder.

BACK

Work as Front to **. Cont in patt until Back meas same as Front to shoulder shaping, ending after a WS row.

Shape shoulders

Cast off 7[8:8:9:10] sts at beg of next 8 rows. 42[42:50:52:52] sts. Cast off 7[6:9:9:8] sts at beg of next 2 rows. 28[30:32:34:36] sts. Slip rem sts on a holder.

SLEEVES

Using 5mm needles, cast on 31[33:35:35:37] sts. Work in rib as on Front for 6cm (2.5in), ending after a RS row.

Next row: P4[5:6:6:7], (mp, p2) 12 times, mp, p to end. 44[46:48:48:50] sts.

Change to 6mm needles and patt:

Row 1 (RS): P2[3:4:4:5], kb1, p3, kb1, work 10 sts from Row 1 of Cable Panel, work 10 sts from Row 1 of Twist Panel, work 10 sts from Row 1 of Cable Panel, kb1, p3, kb1, p2[3:4:4:5].

Row 2 (WS): K2[3:4:4:5], pb1, k3, pb1, work 10 sts from Row 2 of Cable Panel, work 10 sts from Row 2 of Twist Panel, work 10 sts from Row 2 of Cable Panel, pb1, k3, pb1, k to end.

Cont with panels as placed on last 2 rows to match Front and Back, at same time taking extra sts into rev st st now inc 1 st at each end of next row, then on every foll 6th[6th:4th:4th:4th] row until there are 50[60:72:72:74] sts, then on every foll 8th[6th:6th:6th:4th] row until there are 68[72:78:82:88] sts taking extra sts into rev st st. Work a few rows straight until Sleeve meas 48cm (19in), measured through centre of work, ending after a WS row. Cast off.

NECKBAND

Join shoulders. Using 5mm needles, rejoin yarn to corner of right front neck, neatly pick up 21[22:24:26:27] sts up to right shoulder seam, k across 28[30:32:34:36] Back neck sts dec 3 sts evenly, finally k up 21[22:24:26:27] sts round left front neck. 67[71:77:83:87] sts. Beg Row 2 work 27 rows in rib as on Front. Cast off loosely in rib.

BUTTONHOLE BAND

Place a marker halfway along left edge of Neckband. Using 5mm needles, k up 12 sts evenly from marker to Neckband pick-up row, then k up 17 sts evenly along rem of straight edge of neck opening. Beg Row 2 work 3 rows in rib as on Front on these 29 sts.

Next row (buttonhole row): Rib 3, (cast off 3 sts in rib, rib 7 - including st on RH needle after cast-off) twice, cast off 3 sts, rib to end.

Next row: Rib to end casting on 3 sts over those cast off. Rib 3 more rows. Cast off.

BUTTON BORDER

Omitting buttonholes, work to match Buttonhole Border.

TO FINISH OFF

Omitting ribbing, press work lightly on WS foll pressing instructions. Overlapping Buttonhole Border over Button Border stitch side edges of borders to cast-off sts at centre front of neck. Fold Neckband in half to WS and hem in place. Stitch cast-off edges of Sleeves to corresponding sections of Back and Front. Join side and Sleeve seams. Sew on buttons. Press seams.