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Knit Color Block Pullover
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern Number: 20118 Embrace the autumn chill in this color-block pullover. Fast and easy to knit, this stockinette stitch sweater with a front pocket is an ideal first project for the new knitter.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X
SIZE: S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) Finished Chest 42 (46, 50, 54, 58, 62)"
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.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

630-173 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Willow Green with hints of earthy brown
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 35.16
Alternative Quantity: (4, 5, 5, 6, 6)
Note: (A)

630-115 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Bay Harbor

Medium blue black - almost denim


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 17.58

630-141 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Appleton (Discontinued) Dark purple heather
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.98

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
12 sts + 18 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) on larger needle. 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. 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
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

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

NOTES:
Where different, the numbers for the Long Version will be in brackets.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK



With larger needle and C, cast on 64 (70, 76, 82, 88, 94) sts.

Work in St st for 8".

Change to A and continue in St st until piece measures 13" [17 1/2"] from beginning, ending with a WS row.

Shape Armhole: Bind off 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) sts at the beg of next 2 rows.

Dec Row:K 1, ssk, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k 1.

Rep Dec Row every RS row 4 (5, 6, 7, 8, 8) more times – 42 (44, 46, 50, 52, 56) sts.

Work even until piece measures 21 1/2 (22, 22 1/2, 23, 24, 25)"; [26 (26 1/2, 27, 27 1/2, 28 1/2, 29 1/2)"] from beg.Shape Shoulders: Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 4 (2, 0, 0, 0, 0) rows, 3 sts at beg of next 2 (4, 6, 2, 0, 0) rows, 4 sts at beg of next 0 (0, 0, 4, 6, 2) rows, and 5 sts at beg of next 0 (0, 0, 0, 0, 4) rows.

Bind off rem 28 sts.
FRONT

Work as for Back, including all shaping and color changes and, AT SAME TIME, when piece measures 19 1/2 (20, 20 1/2, 21 1/2, 22 1/2, 21 1/2)"; [24 (24 1/2, 25, 26, 27, 26)"] from beg, ending with a WS row, begin neck shaping.

Shape Neck Work 10 (11, 12, 15, 16, 20) sts, attach 2nd ball of yarn, bind off center 22 (22, 22, 20, 20, 16) sts, work across row.

Purl 1 row.

Working both sides at same time, work to within 3 sts of neck edge, k2tog, k 1; k 1, ssk, k to end.

Rep decs every RS row 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 5) more times.

When Front Armhole measures same as Back, work shoulder shaping as for Back.



SLEEVE

With larger needle and B, cast on 28 (28, 30, 34, 36, 38) sts.

Working in St st, inc 1 st on each side every 4th row 0 (0, 0, 0, 0, 10) times; every 5th row 0 (6, 12, 2, 12, 7) times; then every 6th row 12 (7, 2, 11, 3, 0) times.

AT SAME TIME, when piece measures 6 1/2" from beg, ending with a WS row, change to A.

Continue until piece measures 17 (17, 17 1/2, 17 1/2, 18, 18)" from beg or desired length to underarm – 52 (54, 58, 60, 66, 72) sts.

Shape Cap Bind off 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Dec 1 st each side every other row 11 (12, 12, 13, 16, 18) times.

Bind off rem 18 (16, 18, 18, 16, 16) sts.



FRONT POCKET

With B and larger needle, cast on 32 (32, 32, 36, 36) sts.

Knit 3 rows.

Next Row (WS) K 2, p to last 2 sts, k 2.

Knit 1 row.

Rep these 2 rows until pocket measures 6 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7)" from beg, ending with a WS row.

Make Buttonhole K 15 (15, 15, 15, 17, 17), yo, k2tog, k to end.

Cont in pattern for 3 more rows.

Knit 3 rows.

Bind off.
FINISHING

Sew shoulder seams.

Sew in sleeves.

Sew sleeve and side seams.

Sew on Button.
ROLLED NECK With circular needle and B, with RS facing, pick up 9 (9, 10, 11, 11, 15) sts from Right Neck edge, 22 (22, 20, 20, 16) sts from Front Neck, 9 (9, 10, 11, 11, 15) sts from Left Neck edge and 28 sts from Back Neck – 68 (68, 68, 70, 70, 74) sts.

Place Marker and join.

Work around in St st (k every rnd) for 3".

Bind off loosely.

Weave in ends.

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


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