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Classic Cachet Pullover
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 60295A
Comfortable chic in an easy-fitting pullover with updated styling.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Chest 34 (38, 42, 46, 50) in. [86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127) cm] Finished Length 28 (28, 29, 30 1/2, 30 1/2) in. [71 (71, 73.5, 77.5, 77.5) 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.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-366 Homespun Yarn: Metropolis Tweed Black and white
Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 34.95
Alternative Quantity: (5, 6, 7, 7)
Note: (A)

790-373 Homespun Yarn: Black

Heathered Solid True black


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Stitch Holders
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.99


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

Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 10 [6 mm] 29 in. [73 cm]
GAUGE:
14 sts + 20 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] 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
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCHES
K1, p1 Rib
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from *.
Row 2: K the k sts and p the p sts.
Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib.



K2, p2 Rib
Row 1: *K2, p2; rep from *.
Row 2: K the k sts and p the p sts.
Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.

NOTES:
Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.

Work back and forth on circular needle, as if working on straight needles.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK
With A, cast on 70 (76, 86, 94, 100) sts.

Work in k2, p2 Rib for 4 in.

[10 cm], end with a WS row.
Next Row (RS - Decrease Row): K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1 - 68 (74, 84, 92, 98) sts.
Continue in St st (k on RS, p on WS) and rep Decrease Row every 12th (12th, 10th, 10th, 12th) row 4 (4, 5, 5, 4) more times - 60 (66, 74, 82, 90) sts.

Work even until piece measures 17 1/2 (17 1/2, 18, 19, 19) in.

[44.5 (44.5, 45.5, 48.5, 48.5) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Shape Raglan Armhole
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 54 (60, 68, 76, 84) sts.
Next Row: K2, k2tog, k to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2 - 52 (58, 66, 74, 82) sts.
Next Row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 8 (8, 9, 10, 10) more times, binding off 1 st at beg of last WS row - 35 (41, 47, 53, 61) sts.

Transfer sts to a holder.



FRONT
Work as for Back.




SLEEVE (make 2)
With A, cast on 44 (44, 46, 48, 48) sts.

Work in k2, p2 Rib for 2 in.

[5 cm].

Continue in St st until piece measures 16 1/2 in.

[42 cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Shape Raglan
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows 38 (38, 40, 42, 42) sts.
Next Row (RS - Decrease Row): K2, k2tog, k to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2 - 36 (36, 38, 40, 40) sts.
Next Row (WS): Purl.
Rep last 2 rows (8, 8, 9, 10, 10) more times - 20 sts.

Transfer sts to a holder.



YOKE
From RS, working sts from stitch holders, join B at beg of Back sts.

Knit across sts of Back, then Sleeve, Front and remaining Sleeve - 110 (122, 134, 146, 162) sts.

Purl 1 row.
Next Row (Decrease Row): K 4, k2tog, *k8, k2tog; rep from * across, end k 4 (6, 8, 0, 6) - 99 (110, 121, 131, 146) sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Next Row (Decrease Row): *K 7, k2tog; rep from * across, end k 0 (2, 4, 5, 2) - 88 (98, 108, 117, 130) sts
Work 3 rows even.
Next Row (Decrease Row): K 3, k2tog, *k6, k2tog; rep from * across, end k 3 (5, 7, 8, 5) - 77 (86, 95, 103, 114) sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Next Row (Decrease Row): *K 5, k2tog; rep from * across, end k 0 (9, 4, 5, 2) - 66 (75, 82, 89, 98) sts.
Work 3 rows even.



For sizes L, 1X, and 2X only
Next Row (Decrease Row): K2, k2tog, *k4, k2tog; rep from * across, end k0 (1, 4) sts - 68 (74, 82) sts.
Purl 1 row.



For all sizes
Work in k1, p1 Rib for 3 in.

[7.5 cm].

Bind off in rib.



FINISHING
Sew raglan seams.

Sew Yoke seam.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Weave in ends.

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


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