Knitting for men Pullovers, Sweaters Cable pattern pullover for men

Cable pattern pullover for men

Cable pattern pullover for men



Modified cable pattern pullover for men. The yarn gives the volume of this pullover support. Off the slopes, pair it with slim-cut flannel pants and tough high-quality boots or brogues. 

Size: 48/50 and 56/58.

Instructions are given for first size. Figure in parentheses refer to larger size. When only one figure is given, it applies to both sizes.

Materials: "Softy" (98% Merino wool, 2% polyamide, approx. 53 m/50 g): 850 (1000) g in Aqua, col 19; size 10 and 12 mm Addi needles; size 10 mm circular needle, 40 cm/16" long; cable needle (cn).

Rib pattern: K2, p2.

Cable pattern: Work according to chart. Work RS rows from right to left. On all WS rows not shown on chart, work sts as they appear. Beg chart pat with 2 sts before first arrow, work 12 sts between arrows for pat repeat, and end with 2 sts after 2nd arrow. Repeat rows 1-10 throughout.

Seed Stitch: K1, p1; on foll rows, knit all purl sts and purl all knit sts.

Tension: 11.5 sts and 13 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4" x 4" in cable pat on size 12 mm needles; 10 sts and 13 rows = 10 x 10 cm/4" x 4" in seed st on size 12 mm needles.

Back: With size 10 mm needles, cast on 64 (76) sts.

Next WS row: Selvedge st, p1, * k2, p2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, p1, selvedge st. Work in rib pat as established until back measures 7 cm/2 3/4" = 11 rows from cast-on. Change to size 12 mm needles and work in cable pat according to chart, working pat rep 5 (6) times across row. When back measures 43 cm/17" = 56 rows from cast-on, shape armholes as foll: Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 1 st at beg of next 6 (8) rows = 52 (62) sts. Cont in pat until armhole measures 23 cm/9" = 30 rows from beg.

Shape neck: Sl center 16 (20) sts to holder. Working each side separately, bind off 3 sts at each neck edge once. Cont in pat until back measures 76 cm/30" from cast-on. Bind off remaining 15 (18) sts for each shoulder.

Front: Work same as for back until armhole measures 18 cm/7" = 24 rows from beg. 

Shape neck: Sl center 8 (12) sts to holder. Working each side separately, bind off 3 sts at each neck edge once, then 2 sts once, then 1 st every other row twice. Cont in pat until front measures 76 cm/30" from cast-on. Bind off remaining 15 (18) sts for each shoulder.

Sleeves: With size 10 mm needles, cast on 30 sts.

Next WS row: Selvedge st, p1, * k2, p2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, p1, selvedge st. Work in rib pat as established until sleeve measures 7 cm/2 3/4" = 11 rows from cast-on. Change to size 12 mm needles, work in seed st and shape sleeve as foll: Inc 1 st at beg and end of 11th row worked in seed st, then alternately every 6th and 8th row (every foll 6th row) 6 (7) times = 44 (46) sts. Cont in seed st until sleeve measures 42 cm/16 1/2" = 56 rows from rib pat.

Shape sleeve cap: Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 1 st at beg of next 20 (22) rows. Bind off remaining 18 sts on next RS row.

Finishing: Pin pieces to measurements and block with damp towels. Sew shoulder seams. Sl 16 (20) back neck sts from holder to circular needle, then pick up and k 12 sts along left back neck and left front neck edge, sl 8 (12) front neck sts from holder to circular needle, then pick up and k 12 sts along right front and right back neck edge = 48 (56) sts. Join for working in rnds and work rib pat in rnds for 5 cm/2". Bind off all sts. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves.