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Aran pullover with pockets and hood-free knitting pattern

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Aran pullover with pockets and hood-free knitting pattern

Aran pullover with pockets and hood-free knitting pattern

 

YARN Rowan Creative    

To fit bust
S                 M               L                     XL             XXL

81-86           91-97       102-107        112-117        122-127    cm.
32-34          36-38       40-42           44-46          48-50       in.

8                     8               9                   10                  11           x lOOgm

Focus Worsted

NEEDLES
1 pair 4 1/2 mm (no 7) (US 7) needles
2 x 4 1/2  mm (no 7) (US 7) double-pointed needles Cable needle

TENSION
20 sts and 24 rows over st st using 41/2 mm (no 7) (US 7) needles. Cable panel (36 sts) meas 10 cm.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS
C6B = slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at back of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle; C 6F = slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at front o f work, K3, then K3 from cable needle; C8B = slip next 4 sts onto cable needle and leave at back o f work, K4, then K4 from cable needle; C 6R H slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and leave at back of work, K4, then P2 from cable needle; C6L = slip next 4 sts onto cable needle and leave at front o f work, P2, then K4 from cable needle.
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Using 4 1/2 m m (US 7) needles cast on 106 [116:128:140:154] sts.
Work 18 rows in garter st, ending with RS facing for next row. Beg with a K row, cont in st st until back meas 54 [55:56:57:58] cm,  ending with R S facing for n ext row.Shape armholes I Cast off 3 sts at beg o f n ext 2 rows. 100 [110:122:134:148] sts.Dec 1 st at each end o f n ext and 3 foil alt rows.92 [102:114:126:140] sts.
Cont straight until armhole meas 20 [21:22:23:24] cm, ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape shoulders and back neck

Cast off 8 [10:12:14:16] sts at beg of next 2 rows.76 [82:90:98:108] sts.Next row: Cast off 9 [10:12:14:16] sts, K until there are 13 [15:16:18: 20] sts on right needle, turn and leave rem sts on a stitch holder.
Work each side of neck separately.Next row: Cast off 4 sts, P to end.
Cast off rem 9 [11:12:14:16] sts.With RS facing, rejoin yam to rem sts, cast off centre 32 [32:34:34:
36] sts, K to end.
Complete to match first side reversing shapings.

FRONT
Using 4/4mm (US 7) needles cast on 106 [116:128:140:154] sts. Work 17 rows in garter st, ending with WS facing for next row.
Row 18 (WS): K10 [11:13:14:16],Ml,K10 [11:13:14:16],Ml,K10 [12:13:15:16], Ml, Kll [12:13:15:17], (Ml, Kl) 3 times, K6, (Ml, Kl) twice, Kl, (Ml, Kl) twice, K6, (Ml, Kl) 3 times, Kl 1 [12:13:15: 17], Ml,K10 [12:13:15:16], Ml,K10 [11:13:14:16],Ml,Kll [12: 14:15:17]. 122 [132:144:156:170] sts

14:15:17]. 122 [132:144:156:170] sts.Place chart Now place chart as follows:-
Next row: K43 [48:54:60:67], work next 36 sts as row 1 of chart, K43 [48:54:60:67].
Next row: P43 [48:54:60:67], work next 36 sts as row 2 of chart, P43 [48:54:60:67].
These 2 rows set the sts – chart with st st either side.
Keeping chart correct, working 12 row repeat throughout, cont as follows:-
Work 10 rows, ending with RS facing for next row.
Place pockets
Next row (RS): K18 [23:29:35:42], turn and leave rem sts on a stitch holder.
Next row (WS): Cast on and purl 30 sts for pocket lining, P to end. 48 [53:59:65:72] sts.
Working in st st work a further 33 rows, ending with WS facing for next row.Next row (WS): Cast off 30 sts, P to end.
Leave these 18 [23:29:35:42] sts on a second stitch holder. Do not break off yam.
With RS facing, join a second ball of yam to rem sts, patt 86, turn and leave rem sts on a stitch holder.

Work a further 35 rows, ending with RS facing for next row. Break off yarn and leave these sts on a stitch holder.
With RS facing rejoin to rem sts, cast on and knit 30 sts, K to end.48 [53:59:65:72] sts.
Working in st st work a further 34 rows, ending with WS facing for next row.
N ext row (WS): PI 8 [23:29:35:42], cast off rem sts purlwise. Break off yarn.With RS facing, K across 18 [23:29:35:42] sts from stitch holder at left front, patt across 86 sts from stitch holder at centre front, then K18 [23:
29:35:42] sts from stitch holder at right front.122 [132:144:156:170] sts.Cont straight until front matches back to shape armholes, ending with RS facing for next row.Shape arm holes and divide for neck.
N ext row (RS): Cast off 3 sts (1 st on right needle), patt next 49 [54:60: 66:73], turn and leave rem sts on a stitch holder.
Work each side o f neck separately.
Next row: Patt.Keeping patt correct, dec 1 st at armhole edge in next and 3 foil alt rows. 46 [51:57:63:70] sts.
Cont straight until 13 [13:15:15:17] rows less have been worked than on back to shape shoulders, ending with WS facing for next row.
Shape neck Next row (WS): Cast off 13 sts, patt to end. 33 [38:44:50:57] sts Dec 1 st at neck edge in next 3 rows, then 4 [4:5:5:6] foil alt rows.26 [31:36:42:48] sts.Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shape shoulder Cast off 8 [10:12:14:16] sts at beg of next row and 9 [10:12:14:16] sts at beg o f foil alt row.
Work 1 row.Cast off rem 9 [11:12:14:16] sts. With RS facing slip next 16 sts onto a stitch holder, rejoin yam to rem
sts, patt to end.
Complete to match first side reversing shapings.

SLEEVES (both alike)
Using 4Јm m (US 7) needles cast on 50 [52:54:54:56] sts.Work 18 rows in garter st, ending with RS facing for next row.Beg with a K row cont in st st, shaping sides by inc 1 st at each end of 5* and every foil 4* row to 54 [60:66:78:86] sts, then every foil 6th row to 80 [84:88:92:96] sts.Cont straight until sleeve meas 47 [48:49:49:49] cm, ending with RS facing for next row.Shape top Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 74 [78:82:86:90] sts.
Dec 1 st at each end o f next and 3 foil alt rows, then on foil row. Cast off rem 64 [68:72:76:80] sts.

MAKING UP
Join shoulder seams.

Hood
With RS facing using 4J4mm (US 7) needles, beg and ending at front opening edge, pick up and knit 22 [22:24:24: 26] sts up right side of neck, 41 [41:43:43:45] sts from back neck and 22 [22:24:24:26] sts down left side of neck. 85 [85:91:91:97] sts.Beg with a P row, work 3 rows in st st, ending with RS facing for next row.
Place marker on centre st o f last row.N ext row (RS): K to marked st, M l, K marked st, M l, K to end. 87 [87:93:93:99] sts.
Work 3 rows, ending with RS facing for next row.Rep last 4 rows 4 times more, then 1“ row (inc row) again
97 [97:103:103:109] sts.Cont straight until hood meas 32 cm from pick up, ending with RS facing for next row.
N ext row (RS): K to within 2 sts o f marked st, K2togtbl, K marked st,

K2tog, K to end. 95 [95:101:101:107] sts.
Work 1 row.Rep last 2 rows 3 times more, then 1st row (dec row) again 87 [87:93:93:99] sts.
N ext row (WS): P to within 1 st o f marked st, P2tog,P to end.
86 [86:92:92:98] sts.
Next row: K43 [43:46:46:49], turn.
Fold hood in half with R S facing and using a spare 4/4mm (US 7) needle, holding both sets o f 43 [43: 46: 46: 49] sts together * cast off working through first st from first needle together with first st from second needle, rep from * to end.
Front and hood border
With R S facing, using 4/4mm (US 7) needles, work across 16 sts left on a stitch holder at front o f neck as foils:

N ext row (RS): K l, K2tog, (K2, K2tog) 3 tim es,K l. 12 sts.Cont in garter st until border, when slighdy stretched fits up right front opening edge, all around edge o f hood and down left front opening edge, sewing in place as you go, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.Sew cast-off edge o f border behind picked up edge.Pocket borders (b oth alike)
With RS facing using 4/4mm (US 7) needles pick up and knit 30 sts along pocket edge.Work 8 rows in garter st.
Cast off knitwise on W S.Ties (m ake 2)Using 4M»mm (US 7) double-pointed needles cast on 3 sts.
R ow 1 (RS): K3, * w ithout turning slip these 3 sts to opposite end of needle and bring yarn to opposite end o f work pulling it quite tightly across WS of work, K these 3 sts again, rep from * until strip measures 35 cm.
N ext row: K3tog. Fasten off.Sew cast-off edge o f tie to centre o f hood border placing level with beg o f neck shaping.
Press as described on the information page.See information page for finishing instructions, setting in sleeves using

the shallow set-in method.

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