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Women's Knit Jumper

Jumper for women: free knitting pattern



Jumper for women: free knitting pattern

SIZES

To fit: 81-86[91-97:102-107:112-117:122-127]cm (32-34[36-38:40-42:44-46:48-50]in)

Actual measurement: 88[98:112:121:135]cm (35[39:44:48:53]in)

Length to shoulder: 54[56:58:60:62]cm (21.5(22:23:23.5:24.5]in)

Sleeve length: 46[47:48:48:48]cm (18[18.5:19:19:19]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

Rowan Panama 55% viscose, 33% cotton, 12% linen (approx 135m per 50g)

8[9:10:11:12] x 50g balls 317 Blue Fog

1 pair each 2.75mm and 3.25mm needles

Stitch holders

2 stitch markers

Row counter

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

TENSION

26 sts and 36 rows to 10cm over patt using 3.25mm needles.

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

ABBREVIATIONS

sk2po = slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over,

sm = slip marker

BACK

Using 2.75mm needles cast on 109[121:139:151:169] sts.

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

Row 2: P1, (k1, p1) to end. These 2 rows form rib.

Cont in rib, dec 1 st at each end of 15th and 2 foll 12th rows. 103(115:133:145:163] sts. 

Cont straight until Back meas 14cm (5.5in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Change to 3.25mm needles. 

Now work in patt as folls:

Row 1 (RS): (K1 tbl) twice, *k3, (k1tbl) 3 times, rep from * to last 5 sts, k3, (k1tbl) twice.

Row 2: (P1tbl) twice, *p3, (p1tbl) 3 times, rep from * to last 5 sts, p3, (p1tbl) twice.

Row 3: (K1tbl) twice, *yfwd, sk2po, yfwd, (k1tbl) 3 times, rep from * to last 5 sts, yfwd, sk2po, yfwd, (k1tbl) twice.

Row 4: As Row 2. These 4 rows form patt.

Counting in from both ends of last row, place markers after 41st[47th:53rd:59th:65th] st in from both ends of row - there should be 21(21:27:27:33] sts between markers.

Keeping patt correct, cont as folls: 

Next row (RS): Patt to first marker, M1, sm, patt to next marker, sm, M1, patt to end. 105[117:135:147:165] sts. Taking inc sts into patt as set by side edge sts and keeping sts between markers correct as set, work 1 row.

Next row: K2tog, patt to first marker, M1, sm, patt to next marker, sm, M1, patt to last 2 sts, k2tog. 105[117:135:147:165] sts.

Work 1 row. Rep last 4 rows 5 times more. 115[127:145:157:175] sts. Shaping is now complete - 2 full patt reps increased at side of each marker, and one full patt rep decreased at each side seam. Remove markers.

Cont straight until Back meas 33[34:35:36:37]cm (13[13.5:13.75:14.25:14.5]in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape armholes

Keeping patt correct, cast off 4[5:6:7:8] sts a beg of next 2 rows. 107[117:133:143:159] sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of next 3[5:7:7:9] rows, then on foll 4[4:6:8:9] alt rows, then on foll 4th row. 91[97:105:111:121] sts.

Cont straight until armhole meas 19[20:21:22:23]cm (7.5[8:8.25:8.75:9]in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape shoulders and back neck

Next row (RS): Cast off 4[5:6:6:7] sts, patt until there are 26(28:30:33:36] sts on RH needle and turn, leaving rem sts on a holder. Work each side of neck separately.

Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 6 rows and at same time cast off 5[5:6:6:7] sts at beg of 2nd and foil 2(1:2:0:1] alt rows, then -[6:-:7:8] sts at beg of foll -[1:-:2:1] alt rows. Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row.

Cast off rem 5[6:6:7:8] sts. With RS facing, slip centre 31[31:33:33:35] sts on a holder, rejoin yarn and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings. 

FRONT

Work as given for Back until 14(14:18:18:22] rows fewer have been worked than on Back to beg of shoulder shaping.

Shape front neck

Next row (RS): Patt 33[36:40:43:48] sts and turn, leaving rem sts on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Keeping patt correct, dec 1 st at neck edge of next 6 rows, then on foll alt row, then on 1[1:2:2:3] foll 4th rows. 25[28:31:34:38] sts. Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape shoulder

Cast off 4[5:6:6:7] sts at beg of next and foll 0[2:3:1:2] alt rows, then 5[6:-:7:8] sts at beg of foll 3[1:-:2:1] alt rows and at same time dec 1 st at neck edge of 3rd row. Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off rem 5[6:6:7:8] sts.

With RS facing, slip centre 25 sts onto a holder, rejoin yarn and patt to end. 33(36:40:43:48] sts. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings. 

SLEEVES

Using 2.75mm needles cast on 51(53:55:55:57] sts. Work in rib as given for Back for 6 rows, ending with RS facing for next row. Change to 3.25mm needles. Now work in patt as folls:

Row 1 (RS): (K1tbl) 3[1:2:2:3] times, *k3, (k1tbl) 3 times, rep from * to last 0[4:5:5:0] sts, k0[3:3:3:0], (k1tbl) 0[1:2:2:0] times.

Row 2: (P1tbl) 3[1:2:2:3] times, *p3, (p1tbl) 3 times, rep from * to last 0[4:5:5:0] sts, p0[3:3:3:0], (p1tbl) 0[1:2:2:0] times.

Row 3: (Kltb1) 3[1:2:2:3] times, *yfwd, sk2po, yfwd, (k1tbl) 3 times, rep from * to last 0[4:5:5:0] sts, (yfwd, sk2po, yfwd) 0[1:1:1:0] times, (k1tbl) 0[1:2:2:0] times.

Row 4: As Row 2. These 4 rows form patt.

Cont in patt, shaping sides by inc 1 st at each end of 3rd[3rd:3rd:next:next] and every foll 8th[8th:8th:6th:6th] row to 69[77:85:65:75] sts, then on every foll 10th[10th:10th:8th:8th] row until there are 83[87:91:95:99] sts, taking inc sts into patt.

Cont straight until Sleeve meas 46[47:48:48:48]cm (18[18.5:19:19:19]in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape top

Keeping patt correct, cast off 4[5:6:7:8] sts at beg of next 2 rows.

75[77:79:81:83] sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of next 5 rows, then on foll 3 alt rows, then on 3 foll 4th rows. 53[55:57:59:61]sts.

Work 1 row.

Dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row until 43 sts rem, then on foll 7 rows, ending with RS facing for next row. 29 sts.

Cast off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off rem sts.

NECKBAND

Join right shoulder seam using back stitch, or mattress stitch if preferred. With RS facing and using 2.75mm needles, pick up and k14[14:18:18:22] sts down left side of Front neck, k across 25 sts on Front holder, pick up and k14[14:18:18:22] sts up right side of Front neck, and 8 sts down right side of Back neck, k across 31[31:33:33:35] sts on Back holder dec 1 st at centre, then pick up and k8 sts up left side of Back neck. 99[99:109:109:119] sts. Beg with Row 2, work in rib as given for Back for 5 rows, ending with RS facing for next row.

Cast off in rib.

TO FINISH OFF

Press pieces gently. Join left shoulder and neckband seam. Set in Sleeves. Sew Sleeve and side seams. Darn in loose ends.