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Free Knitting Pattern: Lush Ribbed Pullover

Lion Brand« Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern #: L32206
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SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)

SIZE: One Size

Finished Bust 68 in. (173 cm)
Finished Length 27 in. (68.5 cm)



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The ribbed appearance in this sweater was created by knitting small cables in a repeating pattern. Use Vanna's Glamour® to make this sweater shimmer and glitter. Designed by Vladimir Teriokhin.

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Vanna's Glamour®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 861-149: Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Moonstone
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Vanna's Glamour®
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*Vanna's Glamour® (Article #861). 96% Acrylic, 4% Metallic Polyester; package size: 1.75oz/49.61 gr. (202yds/185m) pull skeins

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•  861-149 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Moonstone
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Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 24 in. (61 cm) and 40 in. (101.5 cm) long
 

Lush Ribbed Pullover

Lion Brand« Vanna's Glamour®

GAUGE:

26 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in K2, p2 Rib, unstretched, with 2 strands held tog.

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:

4/8 Rib LC Dec (4 over 4 left cross 4 st decrease) Slip 4 sts to cable needle and hold in front, p2, k2, (purl 1 st from left-hand needle and 1 st from cable needle tog) twice, (knit 1 st from left-hand needle and 1 st from cable needle tog) twice – 4 sts dec.
4/8 Rib RC Dec (4 over 4 right cross 4 st decrease) Slip 8 sts to cable needle and hold in back, (knit 1 st from left-hand needle and 1 st from cable needle tog) twice, (purl 1 st from left-hand needle and 1 st from cable needle tog) twice, k2, p2 from cable needle – 4 sts dec.
kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st – 1 st increased.
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal strand lying between needles and placing it onto left needle.
Knit this new st through the back loop – 1 st increased.
pfb (purl into front and back) Purl next st without removing it from left needle, then p through back of same st – 1 st increased.

PATTERN STITCHES
K1, p1 Rib (over a multiple of 2 sts + 1 extra st)
Row 1 (WS):
K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.

K2, p2 Rib (over a multiple of 4 sts + 2 extra sts)
Row 1 (WS):
K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.

K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds (over a multiple of 4 sts)
Rnd 1:
*K2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep Rnd 1 for K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds.

NOTES:

1. Pullover is worked with 2 strands of yarn held tog and in 4 pieces: Back, Front, and 2 Sleeves.
2. Armholes are shaped with raglan shaping.
3. Pullover is worked back and forth in rows on a circular needle to accommodate the large number of sts.
4. Sts are picked up around neck of Pullover for collar, then collar is worked in the rnd.
5. When you see "– 12 sts". in the instructions, this lets you know how many sts you will have at the end of that specific row.


BACK
With longer circular needle and 2 strands of yarn held together, cast on 217 sts.
Beg with Row 1, work in K1, p1 Rib for 2 in. (5 cm), end with a WS row as the last row you work.
Next Row (RS): Pfb, work in rib as established to end of row – 218 sts at the end of this row.
Beg with Row 1, work in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures 9 in. (23 cm) from beg, end with a WS row as the last row you work.
Place marker on each side for beg of armholes.
Continue in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures 10 in. (25.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row the last row you work.
Shape Raglans
Cable Dec Row 1 (RS):
P2, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib to last 14 sts, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, p2 – 210 sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 7 rows.
Rep last 8 rows 5 more times – 170 sts when all decreases have been completed.
Cable Dec Row 2 (RS): P2, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib for 32 sts, place marker (pm), 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib for 54 sts, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, pm, work in K2, p2 Rib for 32 sts, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, p2 – 154 sts rem.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 7 rows.
Cable Dec Row 3 (RS): P2, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib to first marker, slip marker (sm), 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib until 12 sts before next marker, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, sm, work in K2, p2 Rib to last 14 sts, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, p2 – 138 sts rem.
Rep last 8 rows twice more – 106 sts when all decreases have been completed.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 3 rows.
Rep Cable Dec Row 3 – 90 sts.
* Rep last 4 rows twice more, removing markers on last row – 58 sts when all decreases have been completed.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 3 rows.
Shape Neck
Mark center 22 sts for neck.
Next Row (RS): P2, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib to marked center 22 sts, slip 22 sts to a stitch holder for neck, join a 2nd ball of yarn and work in K2, p2 Rib to last 14 sts, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, p2 – 14 sts on each side.
Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, work in K2, p2 Rib for 3 rows, dec 1 st at each neck edge every row 2 times – 12 sts on each side.
Slip rem 12 sts on each side to separate holders for back neck.

FRONT
Cast on and work as for Back to *.
Work in K2, p2 rib for 3 rows.
Next Row (RS): P2, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib to first marker, sm, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib until 12 sts before next marker, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, sm, work in K2, p2 Rib to last 14 sts, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, p2 – 74 sts rem.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 3 rows. Remove markers on last row.
Shape Neck
Mark center 30 sts for neck.
Next Row (RS): P2, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib to marked center 30 sts, slip 30 sts to a holder for neck, join a 2nd ball of yarn and work in K2, p2 Rib to last 14 sts, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, p2 – 18 sts on each side.
Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, work in K2, p2 rib for 3 rows, dec 1 st at each neck edge every row 2 times – 16 sts on each side.
Next Row (RS): P2, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 rib to end of first side, working across second side, work in K2, p2 Rib to last 14 sts, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, p2 – 12 sts on each side.
Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, work in K2, p2 Rib for 3 rows.
Slip rem 12 sts on each side to separate holders for front neck.


SLEEVES (make 2)
With shorter circular needle and 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 47 sts.
Beg with Row 1, work in K1, p1 Rib for 2 in (5 cm), end with a WS row as the last row you work.
Next Row (RS): P1, k1, (pfb, k1, p1, kfb, p1, k1) 7 times, pfb, k1, p1 – 62 sts.
Beg with Row 1, work in K2, p2 Rib, and AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st each side every 8th row 6 times, working new sts in K2, p2 Rib – 74 sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures 13 in. (33 cm) from beg, end with a WS row as the last row you work.
Place marker on each side for beg of armholes.
Work in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures 17 in. (43 cm) from beg, end with a WS row as the last row you work.
Shape Raglan
Cable Dec Row 1 (RS):
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 20 sts, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, pm, work in K2, p2 Rib for 10 sts, pm, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib to end of row – 66 sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm), end with a WS row as the last row you work.
Cable Dec Row 2 (RS): Work in K2, p2 Rib to 12 sts before marker, 4/8 Rib LC Dec, sm, work in K2, p2 Rib to next marker, sm, 4/8 Rib RC Dec, work in K2, p2 Rib to end of row – 58 sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm), end with a WS row as the last row you work.
Rep Cable Dec Row 2 – 50 sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 3 rows.
Rep last 4 rows for 4 more times – 18 sts when all decreases have been completed.
Slip rem sts to a holder for Sleeve.


FINISHING
Sew Sleeves to Front and Back along raglan shaping from armhole markers to last row worked. Sew side and Sleeve seams.
Collar
Rnd 1 (RS):
With RS facing, shorter circular needle and 2 strands held tog, starting at right back raglan seam, k12 back neck sts from first stitch holder, pick up and k2 sts along neck edge to next stitch holder, k22 center back sts, pick up and k2 sts along neck edge to next stitch holder, k12 back neck sts, k18 Sleeve sts, k12 front neck sts, pick up and k6 sts along neck edge to next stitch holder, k30 center front sts, pick up and k6 sts along neck edge to next stitch holder, k10 front neck sts, k18 Sleeve sts – 152 sts.
Pm for beg of rnd. Join to work in rnds by working the first st on the left needle with the working yarn from the right needle.
Rnd 2 (Dec): P1, k2, p2, *[k2, p2tog, p1] 3 times, k2, p2; rep from * to last 14 sts, [k2, p2tog, p1] twice, k2, p2tog – 128 sts.
Working in K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds as established, work until collar measures 2 in. (5 cm).
Note: You will be placing 15 more markers on next rnd. Use different colored markers than for beg of rnd.
Next Rnd (RS): Work in K2, p2 Rib as established for 6 sts, place 2nd marker, work across 8 sts, place 3rd marker, work across 18 sts, place 4th marker, work across 8 sts, place 5th marker, work across 6 sts, place 6th marker, work across 6 sts, place 7th marker, work across 6 sts, place 8th marker, work across 6 sts, place 9th marker, work across 6 sts, place 10th marker, work across 8 sts, place 11th marker, work across 18 sts, place 12th marker, work across 8 sts, place 13th marker, work across 6 sts, place 14th marker, work across 6 sts, place 15th marker, work across 6 sts, place 16th marker, work across 6 sts. Beg of rnd marker counts as first marker.
Inc Rnd 1: M1, work in rib as established to 6th marker, M1, sm, work to 9th marker, sm, M1, work to 14th marker, M1, sm, work to end of rnd – 132 sts.
Rep Inc Rnd 1 for 3 more times, working new sts in K2, p2 Rib – 144 sts.
Inc Rnd 2: Work in K2, p2 Rib to 2nd marker, M1, sm, work to 5th marker, sm, M1, work to 10th marker, M1, sm, work to 13th marker, sm, M1, work to end of rnd – 148 sts.
Rep Inc Rnd 2 for 3 more times, working new sts in K2, p2 Rib – 160 sts.
Inc Rnd 3: Work in K2, p2 Rib as established to 3rd marker, M1, sm, work to 4th marker, sm, M1, work to 7th marker, M1, sm, work to 8th marker, sm, M1, work to 11th marker, M1, sm, work to 12th marker, sm, M1, work to 15th marker, M1, sm, work to 16th marker, sm, M1, work to end of rnd – 168 sts.
Rep Inc Rnd 3 for 3 more times, working new sts in K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds – 192 sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds until collar measures 7 in. (18 cm) from beg, removing all but beg of rnd marker on last rnd.
Next Rnd: Work in K2, p2 Rib as established across 16 sts, place 2nd marker, work across 16 sts, place 3rd marker, work across 16 sts, place 4th marker, work across 16 sts, place 5th marker, work across 16 sts, place 6th marker, work across 16 sts, place 7th marker, work across 16 sts, place 8th marker, work across 16 sts, place 9th marker, work across 16 sts, place 10th marker, work across 16 sts, place 11th marker, work across 16 sts, place 12th marker, work across 16 sts. Beg of rnd marker counts as first marker.
Inc Rnd 4: M1, work in K2, p2 Rib as established to 2nd marker, M1, sm, work to 3rd marker, M1, sm, work to 4th marker, sm, M1, work to 5th marker, sm, M1, work to 6th marker, M1, sm, work to 7th marker, M1, sm, work to 8th marker, sm, M1, work to 9th marker, sm, M1, work to 10th marker, M1, sm, work to 11th marker, sm, M1, work to 12th marker, M1, sm, work to end of rnd – 204 sts.
Rep Inc Rnd 4 for 3 more times, working new sts in K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds – 240 sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds until collar measures 12 in. (30.5 cm) from beg, removing all but beg of rnd marker on last rnd.
Next Rnd: Work in K2, p2 Rib as established across 30 sts, place 2nd marker, work across 30 sts, place 3rd marker, work across 30 sts, place 4th marker, work across 30 sts, place 5th marker, work across 30 sts, place 6th marker, work across 30 sts, place 7th marker, work across 30 sts, place 8th marker, work across 30 sts. Beg of rnd marker counts as first marker.
Inc Rnd 5: M1, work in K2, p2 Rib as established to 2nd marker, M1, sm, work to 3rd marker, sm, M1, work to 4th marker, M1, sm, work to 5th marker, sm, M1, work to 6th marker, M1, sm, work to 7th marker, sm, M1, work to 8th marker, M1, sm, work to end of rnd – 248 sts.
Rep Inc Rnd 5 for 3 more times, working new sts in K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds – 272 sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib until collar measures 16 in. (40.5 cm) from beg, removing markers on last rnd.
Bind off.
Weave in ends.


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


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