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My First Raglan Pullover
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: L32192 Ever wanted to learn to knit your first sweater? This project is just for you. We also have an online class that you can take to help you through the whole knitting process.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: XS, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X
Finished Bust 35 (38, 42, 45, 51, 54, 58) in. (89 (96.5, 106.5, 114.5, 129.5, 137, 147.5) cm) Finished Length 22 1/2 (23 1/2, 24 1/2, 25, 26, 26 1/2, 27) in. (57 (59.5, 62, 63.5, 66, 67, 68.5) 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

620-173 Wool-Ease Yarn: Sage

Light dusty green


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GAUGE:
18 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) using larger needles. 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:
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.



PATTERN STITCH K2, p2 Rib (multiple of 4 sts + 2 additional sts) Row 1 (RS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end of row.

Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.

Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.

NOTES:
1.

Pullover is worked in 4 pieces - Back, Front and 2 Sleeves.

2.

Pieces are seamed along raglans, then stitches are picked up for neck edge.

3.

The stitches that are picked up for the neck edge are bound off immediately, without working any rows, to create a finished edge.

4.

When the instructions say to repeat an action 0 times, this means that for your specific size, you will not need to work any repeats.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK With smaller needles, cast on 78 (86, 94, 102, 114, 122, 130) sts.

Work in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Note: End with a WS row means that the last row you work should be a WS row, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a RS row.

Change to larger needles.

Beg with a RS row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures 15 in.

(38 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.



Shape Raglan Armholes Row 1 (RS): Bind off 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) sts, k to end of row - 74 (82, 89, 97, 109, 116, 124) sts.

Row 2: Bind off 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) sts, p to end of row - 70 (78, 84, 92, 104, 110, 118) sts.

Row 3 (Decrease Row): K1, k2tog, k1, yo, k1, k2tog, k to last 7 sts, k2tog tbl, k1, yo, k1, k2tog tbl, k1 - 68 (76, 82, 90, 102, 108, 116) sts.

Row 4: Purl.

Rep last 2 rows 6 (11, 11, 15, 22, 26, 33) more times - 56 (54, 60, 60, 58, 56, 50) sts.



Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X) ONLY Next Row: K1, k2tog, k1, yo, k to last 4 sts, yo, k1, k2tog tbl, k1.

Next Row: Purl.

Next Row: Rep Row 3 (Decrease Row) - 54 (52, 58, 58, 56, 54) sts.

Next Row: Purl.

Rep last 4 rows 6 (5, 6, 5, 3, 2) more times - 42 (42, 46, 48, 50, 50) sts.



ALL SIZES Work even in St st for 2 rows - 42 (42, 46, 48, 50, 50, 50) sts.

Bind off.



FRONT Make same as Back.
SLEEVES (make 2) With smaller needles, cast on 38 (38, 42, 42, 42, 46, 46) sts.

Work in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures 1 1/4 in.

(3 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Change to larger needles.

Beg with a RS row, work in St st for 2 rows.



Shape Sleeve Increase Row (RS): K3, kfb, k to last 5 sts, kfb, k4 - 40 (40, 44, 44, 44, 48, 48) sts.

Work even in St st for 5 rows.

Rep last 6 rows 6 (10, 7, 9, 13, 13, 17) more times - 52 (60, 58, 62, 70, 74, 82) sts.



Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X) ONLY Rep Increase Row - 54 (62, 60, 64, 72, 76) sts.

Work even in St st for 7 rows.

Rep last 8 rows 5 (2, 4, 3, 1, 0) more time(s) - 64 (66, 68, 70, 74, 76) sts.



ALL SIZESRep Increase Row - 66 (68, 70, 72, 76, 78, 84) sts.

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

(43 (43, 43, 45.5, 45.5, 45.5, 47)cm) from beg, end with a WS row.



Shape Raglans Row 1 (RS): Bind off 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) sts, k to end of row - 62 (64, 65, 67, 71, 72, 78) sts.

Row 2: Bind off 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6) sts, p to end of row - 58 (60, 60, 62, 66, 66, 72) sts.

Row 3 (Decrease Row): K1, k2tog, k1, yo, k1, k2tog, k to last 7 sts, k2tog tbl, k1, yo, k1, k2tog tbl, k1 - 56 (58, 58, 60, 64, 64, 70) sts.

Row 4: Purl.

Rep last 2 rows 20 (19, 17, 13, 14, 12, 17) more times - 16 (20, 24, 34, 36, 40, 36) sts.



Sizes S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) ONLY Next Row (RS): K1, k2tog, k1, yo, k to last 4 sts, yo, k1, k2tog tbl, k1.

Next Row: Purl.

Next Row: Rep Row 3 (Decrease Row) - 18 (22, 32, 34, 38, 34) sts.

Next Row: Purl.

Rep last 4 rows 1 (3, 6, 7, 9, 7) more time(s) - 16 (16, 20, 20, 20, 20) sts.



ALL SIZES Work even in St st for 2 rows - 16 (16,16, 20, 20, 20, 20) sts.

Bind off.

FINISHING Sew raglan seams, leaving left back raglan edge open.

Neck edge From RS with smaller needles, pick up and k15 (15, 15, 19, 19, 19, 19) sts evenly spaced across top of left Sleeve, 40 (40, 44, 46, 48, 48, 48) sts evenly spaced across top of Front, 14 (14, 14, 18, 18, 18, 18) sts evenly spaced across top of right Sleeve, and 41 (41, 45, 47, 49, 49, 49) sts evenly spaced across top of Back - 110 (110, 118, 130, 134, 134, 134) sts.

Without working any rows, bind off.

Sew remaining raglan seam.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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