Knitting for women Knitting Pullovers Winter pullover knitting pattern free

Winter pullover knitting pattern free

Winter pullover knitting pattern free



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: 34 (38, 42,46, 50) inches

Length: 26 1/2 (27, 21 1/2, 28, 28 1/2) inches

Materials

• Patons Classic Wool Roving (chunky weight; 100% wool; 120 yds/100g per skein):

5 (6, 7, 7, 8) skeins Aran #77008 (A) and 4 (5, 6, 6, 7) skeins plum #77306 (B)

• Size 9 (5.5mm) needles

• Size 10 (6mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge

15 sts and 16 rows = 4 inches/10cm in stranded 2-color St st with larger needles. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Special Abbreviations

Make 1 Left (M1L): Insert LH needle from front to back under horizontal strand between last st worked and next st on LH needle; knit through back of resulting loop.

Make 1 Right (M1R): Insert LH needle from back to front under horizontal strand between last st worked and next st on LH needle; knit into front of resulting loop.

Slip, slip, purl (ssp): Slip 2 sts 1 at a time kwise to RH needle; return sts to LH needle in turned position and p2tog-tbl—a left-leaning single dec.

Pattern Stitches

1x1 Rib (odd number of sts)

Row 1 (RS): K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end.

Row 2: P1, *k1, p1; rep from * to end.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 for pat.

Scandi

Pat is worked from a chart.

Work Rows 1-32 of chart and then rep Rows 5-32 for pat.

Pattern Notes

Pattern includes 1 selvage stitch on each side; these stitches are not reflected in the finished measurements. When decreasing on right-side rows, work k1, ssk at beginning of rows and k2tog, k1 at end.

When decreasing on wrong-side rows, work p1, p2tog at beginning of rows and ssp, p1 at end.

When increasing, work k1, M1R at beginning of rows and M1L, k1 at end.

Back

With smaller needles and A, cast on 65 (73, 81, 89, 95) sts.

Work in 1x1 Rib until piece measures 2 inches, ending with a WS row.

Change to larger needles; join B and beg chart where indicated for size.

Work even until piece measures 18 1/2 inches, ending with a WS row.

Make a note of which row of the pat you end with.

Shape Armholes

Maintaining pat, bind off 2 (3,4,4, 5) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then bind off 2 (2, 2, 3, 4) sts at beg of next 2 rows— 57 (63, 69, 75, 77) sts.

Dec 1 st each side [every RS row] 1 (2, 2, 3, 2) time(s), then [every 4 rows] 1 (1, 2, 2, 2) time(s)—53 (57, 61, 65, 69) sts.

Work even until armholes measure 6 (6 1/2, 7, 7 1/2, 8) inches, ending with a WS row.

Shape Neck

Division row (RS): Work 14 (16, 18, 20, 22) sts; join 2nd ball of A and bind off center 25 sts; join 2nd ball of B and work to end of row.

Dec row (WS): Work to 3 sts before neck edge, p2tog, p1; p1, ssp, work to end—13 (15, 17, 19, 21) sts each side.

Shape Shoulders

Bind off 4 (5, 6, 6, 7) sts at beg of next 4 rows, then bind off 5 (5, 5, 7, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Front

Work same as back until armholes measure 5 (5 1/2, 6, 6 1/2, 7) inches, ending with a WS row.

Shape Neck

Work 20 (22, 24, 26, 28) sts; join 2nd ball of A and bind off center 13 sts; join 2nd ball of B and work to end of row.

Work both sides at once with separate balls of yarn; at each neck edge, bind off 3 sts once and 2 sts once—15 (17, 19, 21, 23) sts.

Dec 1 st each neck edge [every row] twice—13 (15, 17, 19, 21) sts each side.

Work even until armholes measure same as back to shoulders, ending with a WS row.

Shape Shoulders

Bind off 4 (5, 6, 6, 7) sts at beg of next 4 rows, then bind off 5 (5, 5, 7, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Sleeves

With smaller needles and A, cast on 37 sts.

Work in 1x1 Rib until piece measures 2 inches, ending with a WS row.

Change to larger needles; join B and beg chart.

Work 10 (6, 6, 4, 4) rows even.

Inc row (RS): K1, M1R, work to last st, M1L, k1—39 sts.

Rep Inc row [every 4 rows] 0 (0, 0, 2, 8) times, [every 6 rows] 0 (1, 9, 8, 4) time(s) and [every 8 rows] 5 (6, 0, 0, 0) times, working new sts into charted pat— 49 (53, 57, 59, 63) sts.

Work even until piece measures 18 1/2 inches, ending after the same pat row you noted for the back at the armhole.

Shape Cap

Bind off 2 (3, 4, 4, 5) sts at beg of next 2 rows—45 (47, 49, 51, 53) sts.

Dec 1 st each side [every RS row] 3 (4, 5, 6, 7) times, then [every row] 8 (8, 8, 8, 8) times—23 sts.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 4 rows— 11 sts.

Bind off rem sts.

Finishing

Weave in ends. Block pieces to measurements. Sew left shoulder seam.

Neckband

With RS facing, smaller needles and A, pick up and knit 82 sts along neckline.

Row 1 (WS): *K1, p1; rep from * across.

Rep Row 1 until neckband measures 1 inch. Bind off in pat.

Sew right shoulder seam, including side of neckband.

Set in sleeves. Sew underarm and side seams. Weave in ends.