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Cozy Textured Pullover
Lion Brand® Homespun® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L32012

Practice cabling with this easy sweater pattern.



SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: Adult (Multiple Sizes)

XS/S (M/L, 1/2X)
Finished Chest 36 (44, 53) in. (91.5 (112, 134.5) cm)
Finished Length 28 (28 1/2, 29 1/2) in. (71 (72.5, 75) cm)



CORRECTIONS: (applied Nov 6, 2013)
FINISHING
With smooth yarn, sew left shoulder seam.
Neckband From RS with smaller needles, pick up and k31 (31, 33) 47 (47, 49) sts evenly spaced across neck edge.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

792-381 Homespun® Thick & Quick Yarn: Barley

Tweed Mixed browns


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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
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Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2)
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Additional Materials
Matching smooth yarn for sewing, if desired
GAUGE:

9 1/2 sts = 5 in. (12.5 cm) + 10 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with larger needles.
12 sts = about 5 in. (12.5 cm) in Center Cable pattern.


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

5/5 LC (5 over 5 left cross) Slip 5 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k5, then k5 from cable needle.
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.
M1P (make 1 st as if to purl) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal strand lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle. Purl this new stitch through the back loop - 1 st increased.

PATTERN STITCH
K1, p1 Rib (worked over an odd number of sts)
Row 1 (RS):
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.



NOTES:

1. Pullover is worked in 4 pieces: Back, Front and 2 Sleeves.
2. When you see 'as established' in the instructions, this means to continue in the current pattern st.




INSTRUCTIONS
BACK With smaller needles, cast on 33 (41, 49) sts. Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 3 in. (7.5 cm) from beginning, end with a RS row. Note: End with a RS row means that the last row you work should be a RS row. Change to larger needles. Increase Row (WS): P17 (21, 25), M1P, p16 (20, 24) - 34 (42, 50) sts at the end of this row. Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures about 19 in. (48.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row. Shape Armholes Row 1 (RS): Bind off 1 (2, 3) st(s), k to end of row - 33 (40, 47) sts at the end of this row. Row 2: Bind off 1 (2, 3) sts, p to end of row - 32 (38, 44) sts at the end of this row. Rows 3 and 4: Rep last 2 rows once more - 30 (34, 38) sts at the end of Row 4. Work even in St st until armholes measure 7 1/2 (8, 9) in. (19 (20.5, 23) cm), end with a WS row. Shape Shoulders Row 1 (RS): Bind off 5 (6, 7) sts, k to end of row - 25 (28, 31) sts. Row 2: Bind off 5 (6, 7) sts, p to end of row - 20 (22, 24) sts. Rows 3 and 4: Rep last 2 rows once more - 10 sts at the end of Row 4. Bind off.
FRONT With smaller needles, cast on 33 (41, 49) sts. Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 3 in. (7.5 cm) from beginning, end with a WS row. Beg Center Cable Pattern Change to larger needles. Set-Up Row (RS): K5 (7, 9), kfb, k5 (7, 9), place marker (pm), M1P, k10, M1P, pm, k12 (16, 20) - 36 (44, 52) sts at the end of this row. Row 1 (WS): P to marker, slip marker (sm), k1, p10, k1, sm, p to end of row. Row 2: K to marker, sm, p1, k10, p1, sm, k to end of row. Row 3: P to marker, sm, k1, p10, k1, sm, p to end of row. Rows 4 and 5: Rep Rows 2 and 3. Row 6 (Cable Row): K to marker, sm, p1, 5/5 LC, p1, sm, k to end of row. Row 7: Rep Row 3. Rows 8-19: Rep Rows 2 and 3. Row 20 (Cable Row): Rep Row 6. Rep Rows 7-20 until piece measures 19 in. (48.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row. Shape Armholes Row 1: Bind off 1 (2, 3) sts, work in pattern as established to end of row - 35 (42, 49) sts. Row 2: Bind off 1 (2, 3) sts, work in pattern as established to end of row - 34 (40, 46) sts. Rows 3 and 4: Rep last 2 rows once more - 32 (36, 40) sts at the end of this row. Work even in pattern as established until armholes measure 5 (5 1/2, 6) in. (12.5 (14, 15) cm), end with a WS row. Shape Neck Row 1 (RS): K13 (15, 17) sts, join a 2nd ball of yarn and bind off next 6 sts for front neck, k to end of row - 13 (15, 17) sts on each side. Work both sides at the same time using separate balls of yarn. Row 2: On first side: P to last 3 sts, p2tog, p1; on 2nd side: p1, p2tog, p to end - 12 (14, 16) sts on each side. Row 3: On first side: K to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1; on 2nd side: K1, k2tog, k to end - 11 (13, 15) sts on each side. Row 4: Rep Row 2 - 10 (12, 14) sts on each side. Work even in St st with separate balls of yarn until piece measures same as Back to shoulder shaping, end with a WS row. Shape Shoulders Row 1 (RS): On first side: Bind off 5 (6, 7) sts, k to end of side; on 2nd side: k to end of side. Row 2: On first side: Bind off 5 (6, 7) sts, p to end of side; on 2nd side: p to end of side - 5 (6, 7) sts on each side. Row 3: Bind off all sts on first side; k to end of 2nd side. Row 4: Bind off all sts on rem side.
SLEEVES (make 2) With smaller needles, cast on 13 (15, 17) sts. Work in K1, p1 Rib until piece measures 4 in. (10 cm) from beg, end with a WS row. Change to larger needles. Increase Row (RS): (K3, kfb) 3 times, k to end of row - 16 (18, 20) sts. Work even in St st for 7 rows. Next Row (Increase): K1, kfb, k to last 2 sts, kfb, k1 - 18 (20, 22) sts. Rep last 8 rows 3 (4, 5) more times - 24 (28, 32) sts when all increases have been completed. Work even in St st until piece measures 19 (20, 20 1/2) in. (48.5 (51, 52) cm) from beg, end with a WS row. Shape Cap Row 1 (RS): Bind off 2 sts, k to end of row - 20 (26, 30) sts at the end of this row. Row 2: Bind off 2 sts, p to end of row - 20 (24, 28) sts at the end of this row. Rows 3 and 4: Rep last 2 rows - 16 (20, 24) sts at the end of Row 4. Bind off.
FINISHING Note: Use smooth yarn for sewing, if desired. Sew left shoulder seam. Neckband From RS with smaller needles, pick up and k47 (47, 49) sts evenly spaced around neck edge. Work in K1, p1 Rib for 2 in. (5 cm). Sew right shoulder seam including neckband. Sew in Sleeves. Sew side and Sleeve seams. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
How to read the label
approx = approximately
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)
RS = right side
ssk = slip, slip, knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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