Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - Wool-Ease® Sportweight
14 sts + 15 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with one strand each Fun Fur and Wool-Ease Sportweight held together. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. 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. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
| M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle. Work this new stitch through the back loop.
• Before beginning pattern, circle all numbers pertaining to your size for ease in working.
• Entire garment is worked with one strand each Fun Fur and Wool-Ease Sportweight held together.
• Twist yarns on wrong side of work when changing colors to prevent holes.
BACK Click here for diagram of backWith both A yarns tog, cast on 70 (80) sts. Work 2 rows in Garter st (k every row). Cont in St st, follow chart until piece measures 14 (14½)" from beg - Row 52 (54) completed.
Shape raglan armhole Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each side on next row; dec 1 st each side every other row 12 times more; then every row 7 (11) times. Bind off rem 24 (26) sts. Work collar following portion of chart when all pieces are complete. See FINISHING for specific details.
LEFT FRONT Click here for diagram of left frontWith both A yarns tog, cast on 38 (44) sts. Work 2 rows in Garter st.
Next row (RS) Following chart, work in St st to last 4 sts, work 4 sts in Garter st for placket. Note Keeping front edge of piece in Garter st, slip the first st on WS rows for a smooth edge. Cont in this way until piece measures 14 (14 ½)" from beg - Row 52 (54) completed.
Shape raglan armhole Bind off 3 sts at beg of next row. Dec 1 st at beg of next RS row; dec 1 st at beg of every other row 12 times, then every row 7 (11) times. AT SAME TIME, when armhole measures 7 (8)", begin neck shaping - Row 76 (82) completed.
Shape neck Work to last 8 (9) sts, place these sts on a holder, turn.
Next row (WS) Bind off 3 sts at neck edge once. Bind off 2 sts at neck edge every other row twice (once), then 0 (1) st once.
Button placement Place markers along front edge for 4 buttons as foll: First one 1" below neck, 3 others spaced 2 ½" apart.
RIGHT FRONT Click here for diagram of right front
Work as for Left Front, reversing shaping and working buttonholes opposite markers on RS rows as foll: Slip 1, k 2, k2tog, yo, k to end.
SLEEVES Click here for diagram of right sleeve, Click here for diagram of left sleeveWith both A yarns tog, cast on 30 (38) sts. Work 2 rows in Garter st. Following chart, cont in St st only. Work even for 4 rows.
Inc row (RS) K 1, M1, k to last st, M1, k 1. Repeat inc row every 6th row 9 times more - 50 (58) sts. Work even until piece measures 16½ (17)" from beg - Row 60 (62) completed.
Shape raglan cap Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each side on next row; dec 1 st each side on every other row 13 (14) times more; then every row 5 (7) times. Bind off rem 6 (8) sts.
Sew raglan sleeve caps to raglan armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams.
COLLAR Click here for diagram of back and collar
With WS facing and A, k across 8 (9) sts from front neck holder, pick up and k 50 (56) sts evenly around neck edge, k across 8 (9) sts from front neck holder - 66 (74) sts. Following chart, work 4 sts at beg and end of rows in Garter st, all other sts in St st. Work even for 4 rows. Inc 1 st at each side inside Garter st borders every 4th row 3 times - 72 (80) sts. Work even until Collar measures 6" - 22 rows. Work 2 rows in Garter st. Bind off loosely.
Weave in loose ends. Sew on buttons.