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Home : Patterns : Adult Raglan Sleeve Pullover
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Adult Raglan Sleeve Pullover

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern #: 80682AD
Rating: *****4.6 (based on 9 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X

Finished Chest: 41 (45, 49 1/2, 54, 57, 61) in. 104 (114, 126, 137, 145, 155) cm.


Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

PUBLISHED IN:  Jo-Ann
CORRECTIONS: None
 
Knit Kit Adult Raglan Sleeve Pullover S/M/L $ 32.96
Knit-Kit Adult Raglan Sleeve Pullover 1X $ 42.19
Knit Kit Adult Raglan Sleeve Pullover 2X/3X $ 49.22

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Wool-Ease® Chunky

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Wool-Ease® Chunky
Fisherman Bluebell Indigo Walnut Moss Eggplant Charcoal Black
Silver Grey Willow Nantucket Mulberry Tinsel White Wheat
*Wool-Ease Chunky (Article #630). Solids: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
301 Tinsel White: 78% Acrylic, 19% Wool, 3% Other
402 Wheat: 86% Acrylic, 10% Wool, 4% Other; package size: 5.00oz/140.00 gr. (153yds/140m) pull skeins

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•  630-402 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Wheat
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$ 43.95 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7) 
Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]   $ 4.95  
Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]   $ 5.95  
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Boye Aluminum Circular Knitting Needles 16 inches Size 10   $ 6.70  
 

Adult Raglan Sleeve Pullover

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky

GAUGE:

11 sts + 16 rows = 4 in. on size 11 (8mm) needles in St st (k on RS, p on WS).

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

ssk (slip, slip, knit)Sl next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert the left needle into the fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog.

ssp (slip, slip, purl) Sl next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle, pass them back to left needle; purl them tog through back loops.


PULLOVER
Back

With smaller needles, cast on 56 (62, 68, 74, 78, 84) sts. Work in k1, p1 rib for 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm). Change to larger needles and work in St st until piece measures 14 1/2 (15, 15 1/2, 16, 16, 16) in. (37 (38, 39.5, 40.5, 40.5, 40.5 cm) from beg (or desired length to underarm). End with a WS row.

Raglan Armhole Shaping
Bind off 4 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows – 48 (52, 56, 62, 66, 70) sts. Dec 1 st each side every 3rd row 2 (2, 4, 4, 4, 6) times as follows:
When dec falls on RS row: ¬ K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts; end ssk, k1;
When dec falls on WS row: ¬ P1, p2tog, p to last 3 sts; end ssp, p1.
Dec 1 st each side every other row 15 (16, 15, 16, 18, 17) times, working only the RS row decs.
Bind off remaining 14 (16, 18, 22, 22, 24) sts.

Front
Work as for back until piece measures 21 (22, 23 1/2, 24 1/2, 25 1/2, 26) in. (53 1/2 (56, 59.5, 62, 65, 66 cm) (If you have adjusted body length to underarm, adjust accordingly) End with a WS row.

Neck Shaping
Cont to work Raglan armhole shaping as for back. Join 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 8 (8, 10, 14, 14, 14) sts. Working both sides at once with separate balls of yarn, dec 1 st from each neck edge every other row 2 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4) times. When all Raglan armhole shaping has been worked and piece measures same length as back, fasten off remaining 1 st each side.

Sleeves
With smaller needles cast on 24 (26, 28, 30, 34, 36) sts. Work in k1, p1 rib for 2½ in. (6 cm). Change to larger needles and working in St st, inc 1 st each side every 3rd row 0 (0, 0, 0, 0, 8) times, every 4th row 6 (9, 13, 13, 13, 6) times, and every 6th row 5 (3, 0, 0, 0, 0) times ¬until 46 (50, 54, 56, 60, 64) sts. Work even until piece measures 17 (17 1/4, 16 3/4, 16 1/2, 16 1/2, 15 3/4) in. (43 (44, 42.5, 42, 42, 40 cm) (or desired length) from beg, ending with a WS row. Work Raglan armhole shaping as for back. Bind off remaining 4 sts.

FINISHING
Sew Raglan armhole sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Neck
With circular needle and RS facing, pick up and k 54 (56, 60, 70, 70, 76) sts evenly spaced around neck. Work in rnds of k1, p1 rib for 1 in. (2.5 cm). Bind off all sts loosely in rib.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es) tog = together
WS = wrong side  


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.6 (based on 9 reviews)
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Adult Raglan Sleeve Pullover Reviewed by Eileen Higgins on 2013-11-22 ****
Very easy pattern. The only thing I noticed is that the sleeve lengths are written backwards. The smallest size has the longest sleeve!


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