Knitting for women Knitting Pullovers Asymmetric pullover free knitting pattern

Asymmetric pullover free knitting pattern

Asymmetric pullover free knitting pattern



Sizes

Woman's small (medium, large, X-large, 2X-large)

Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Finished Measurements

Chest: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52) inches

Length: 27 (27 1/2, 28, 28 1/2, 29) inches

Materials

• Quince & Co.Puffin (chunky weight; 100% wool; 112 yds/100g per hank): 8 (9, 10, 11, 12) hanks egret (5)

• Size 10 1/2 (6.5mm) 32-inch circular and double point needles (set of 4) or size needed to obtain gauge

• Stitch markers

• Stitch holders

• 3 (1 1/2-inch) buttons

Gauge

12 sts and 16 rows/rnds = 4 inches/10cm in St st.

To save time, take time to check gauge.

Special Abbreviations

Purl in front and back of same st (pfb): Purl into front and back of same st (1 st inc).

Make 1 (M1): Inc by making a backward loop over RH needle.

Body

Using circular needle, cast on 30 (42, 54,  66, 78) sts.

Beg with a WS row, work 17 rows in St st, working kfb in first and last st every RS row and pfb in first and last st every WS row—64 (76, 88, 100, 112) sts.

Next row/rnd (RS): Kfb, knit to last st, kfb, do not turn; cast on 21 sts, pm for side, cast on 21 sts, join to work in rnd; k33 (39, 45, 51, 57), pm for right edge and beg of rnd—108 (120, 132, 144, 156) sts.

Work even in St st until short side measures 14 inches.

Divide for Front & Back

Division rnd: Knit to last 3 (5, 5, 7, 8) sts, bind off 6 (10, 10, 14, 16) sts, knit to 3 (5, 5, 7, 8) sts before next marker for front, bind off 6 (10, 10, 14, 16) sts, knit to end for back.

With long side as right edge, place 48 (50, 56,58, 62) sts on holder for front, leaving rem sts on needle for back.

Shape Armholes

Dec row (RS): K2, ssk, knit to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—46 (48, 54, 56, 60) sts.

Rep Dec row [every RS row] 3 (3, 4, 4, 4) times—40 (42, 46, 48, 52) sts.

Work even until armholes measure 8 (8 1/2, 9, 9 1/2, 10) inches, ending with a WS row.

Bind off kwise on RS.

Front

Transfer 48 (50, 56, 58, 62) sts from holder to needle.

Work as for back until front is 12 rows (approx 3 inches) shorter than back, ending with a WS row.

Shape Neck

Division row (RS): K13 (14, 15, 16, 17); transfer rem 27 (28, 31, 32, 35) sts to holder.

Dec row (WS): P2, p2tog, purl to end—12 (13, 14, 15, 16) sts.

Rep Dec row [every WS row] 4 times—8 (9, 10, 11, 12) sts.

Bind off kwise on RS.

Transfer last 13 (14, 15, 16, 17) sts from holder to needle, leaving center 14 (14, 16, 16, 18) sts on holder.

With RS facing, rejoin yarn to neck edge.

Dec row (RS): K2, ssk, knit to end—12 (13, 14, 15, 16) sts.

Rep Dec row [every RS row] 4 times—8 (9, 10, 11, 12) sts.

Purl 1 row. Bind kwise on RS.

Right Sleeve

Cast on 52 (56, 58, 62, 64) sts and distribute to 3 dpns; pm for beg of rnd and join, being careful not to twist. Knit 2 rnds.

Next rnd: K11 (12, 13, 14, 14), bind off 8 sts (for loop), knit to end of rnd—44 (48, 50, 54, 56) sts.

Knit 7 rnds. Purl 10 rnds; mark last rnd. Knit 8 (8, 9, 9, 9) rnds.

*Dec rnd: K2, k2tog, knit to last 4 sts, ssk, k2—42 (46, 48, 52, 54) sts.

Knit 8 (8, 9, 9, 9) rnds.

Rep from * 3 times—36 (40, 42, 46, 48) sts.

Work even until sleeve measures 12 1/2 (13, 13 1/2, 14, 14 1/2) inches from marked rnd.

Shape Cap

Next rnd: Bind off 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) sts, knit to end, turn.

Next row (WS); Bind off 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) sts pwise—30 (32, 34, 36, 38) sts.

Dec row (RS): K2, ssk, knit to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—28 (30, 32, 34, 36) sts.

Rep Dec row [every RS row] 3 (3, 4, 4, 4) times—22 (24, 24, 26, 28) sts. Work 8 rows even.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 6 rows. Bind off rem 4 (6, 6, 8, 10) sts.

Left Sleeve

Cast on 52 (56, 58,62, 64) sts and distribute to 3 dpns; pm for beg of rnd and join, being careful not to twist.

Knit 2 rnds.

Next rnd: Knit to last 19 (20, 21, 22, 22) sts, bind off 8 sts (for loop), k11 (12, 13, 14, 14)—44 (48, 50, 54, 56) sts. Complete as for right sleeve.

Finishing

Weave in ends. Block pieces. Sew shoulder seams.

With RS facing and using circular needle, pick up and knit 108 (120, 132, 144, 156) sts evenly around shaped bottom of body; mark beg of rnd and join. Purl 3 rnds. Bind off pwise.

Collar

With RS facing, using circular needle and beg at right shoulder seam, pick up and knit 24 (24, 26, 26, 28) sts across back neck, 11 (11, 11, 11, 12) sts along shaped neckline, k14 (14, 16, 16, 18) sts from center front neck holder, pick up and knit 11 (11, 11, 11, 12) sts along shaped neckline; mark beg of rnd and join—60 (60, 64, 64, 70) sts.

Knit 10 rnds. Purl 10 rnds.

Inc rnd: [M1, k5 (5, 8, 8, 7)] 12 (12, 8, 8, 10) times—72 (72, 72, 72, 80) sts. Knit 7 rnds.

Next rnd: K32 (34, 34, 36, 36) sts, bind off 8 sts (for loop), knit to end of rnd—64 (64, 64, 64, 72) sts. Knit 2 rnds.

Bind off loosely. Set in sleeves. Block to measurements. Referring to photo, sew buttons on front and sleeves.