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Home : Patterns : Hoodie: Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Hoodie: Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern #: 50323
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SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large
Finished Chest 35 (38½, 41½, 45)" [89 (98, 105.5, 114.5) cm]
Length 26 (27, 28, 28½)" [66 (68.5, 71, 72.5) c
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:  Knit It!, knit.1, Vogue Knitting, Woman's Day
CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Linen Fisherman Blossom Glacier Sky Blue Cobalt Navy Raspberry
Denim Taupe Oatmeal Barley Grass Lemongrass Pumpkin Citron
Spice Apricot Cranberry Claret Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
Grey Marble Snapdragon Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation
Gemstone Galaxy Poinsettia Mystical Starlight Wheat Wood Sequoia
Mesquite Granite Sandstone Marble Blackstone Jungle Desert Flamingo
Toucan Parakeet Monarch Seagull Blue Jay Purple Martin Bluebird Raven
Hoosiers Hoyas Crimson Tigers Huskies Spartans Red Beacon Checkerboard
*Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (Article #640). Solids, Heathers, Twists, Prints, Stripes: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
Wheat & Wood: 86% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 4% Rayon
Oatmeal & Barley & Grey Marble: 82% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 8% Rayon
Metallics: 79% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 1% Metallic Poly; package size: Solids, Heathers, Twists, Tweeds: 6 oz./170g (106 yd/97 m)
Prints, Stripes: 5 oz./140g (87 yd/80 m)
Metallics: 5 oz./140g (92 yd/84 m)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  640-143 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Claret
   balls
$ 56.94 (6, 6, 6)  
Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]   $ 5.95  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Six ¾-inch [19 mm] buttons
 

Hoodie: Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

GAUGE:

10 sts + 20 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in Garter st (knit every row).
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:

M1 (make 1 st)

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.

HOODIE
BACK

Cast on 56 (60, 64, 68) sts. Work in Garter st for 5 (5, 6, 6)" [12.5 (12.5, 15, 15) cm], ending with a RS row.

Next Row (WS) K 13 (14, 15, 16), place marker, k 14 (15, 16, 17), place marker, k 14 (15, 16, 17), place marker, k to end – 15 (16, 17, 18).

Dec Row (RS) *K to 2 sts before marker, k2tog; repeat from * 2 more times, k to end – 53 (57, 61, 65) sts.

Repeat Dec Row every 10th row 3 more times – 44 (48, 52, 56) sts.

Work even until piece measures 17 (18, 18½, 19)" [43 (45.5, 47, 48.5) cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape Armholes

Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows – 40 (44, 48, 52) sts.

Dec 1 st at beg of next 6 (6, 8, 10) rows – 34 (38, 40, 42) sts.

Work even until armholes measure 8 (8, 8½, 8½)" [20.5 (20.5, 21.5, 21.5) cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape Shoulder

Bind off 3 (4, 4, 4) sts at beg of next 2 rows – 28 (30, 32, 34) sts.

Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows – 20 (22, 24, 26) sts.

Bind off.

RIGHT FRONT

Cast on 28 (30, 32, 34) sts. Work in Garter st until piece measures 5 (5, 6, 6)" [12.5 (12.5, 15, 15) cm], ending with a WS row.

Next Row (RS) K 13 (14, 15, 16) sts, place marker, knit to end.

Dec Row (WS) Knit to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, k to end.

Repeat Dec Row every 10th row 3 (4, 4, 4) more times – 24 (25, 27, 29) sts.

AT SAME TIME, work buttonholes as follows:

Next RS Row After First Dec Row K 2, yo, k2tog, k to end.

Work buttonhole every 16 (16, 18, 20) rows 5 more times – 6 buttonholes.

Work even until piece measures 17 (18, 18½, 19)" [43 (45.5, 47, 48.5) cm], ending with a RS row.

Shape Armhole

Bind off 2 sts at beg of next (WS) row – 22 (23, 25, 27) sts. Dec 1 st at beg of each WS row 3 (3, 4, 5) times – 19 (20, 21, 22) sts.

Work even until piece measures 23½ (24½, 25½, 26)" [59.5 [62, 65, 66) cm] from beg, ending with a WS row.

Shape Neck

Bind off 3 (3, 4, 4) sts at beg of next row – 16 (17, 17, 18) sts. Dec 1 st at beg of each RS row 5 (5, 5, 6) times – 11 (12, 12, 12) sts.

Shape Shoulder

Bind off 3 (4, 4, 4) sts at beg of next WS row, knit to end – 8 sts. Knit 1 row. Bind off 4 sts. Knit 1 row. Bind off remaining 4 sts.

LEFT FRONT

Work as for Right Front, reversing shaping and omitting buttonholes.

HOOD

Sew shoulder seams. With RS facing, pick up and knit 39 (41, 43, 45) sts around neck opening. Place marker at each side of center st.

Row 1 (WS) Knit.

Row 2 (Inc Row) (RS) K to marker, M1, slip marker, k 1, slip marker, M1, k to end.

Repeat last 2 rows 5 more times – 51 (53, 55, 57) sts.

Work even until piece measures 8¼" [21 cm].

Dec Row K to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, k 1, k2tog, k to end.

Repeat Dec Row 8 (10, 12, 14) more times – 33 (31, 29, 27) sts. Bind off.

FINISHING

Sew side seams, leaving 5 (5, 6, 6)" [12.5 (12.5, 15, 15) cm] open at lower edge. Seam bound off edges to form top of Hood. Sew buttons opposite buttonholes. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
RS = right side st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over  


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