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Cape Cod Unisex Pullover Sweater
Lion Brand® Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: 726

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: Medium, Large, 1X
Directions are for sizes 44 (48, 50) inches
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

150-098 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Natural

Soft cream


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 51.96

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


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

Additional Materials
Size 8 circular needles 16 in. long
GAUGE:
4.5 sts and 8 rows = 1 inch in Stripe Pat. 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:
STRIPE PATTERN
Rows 1 & 3 (RS) : K.
Rows 2 & 4: P.
Rows 5 & 6: K.
Rows 7 & 9: K.
Rows 8 & 10: P.
Rows 11-16: K.
Rep Rows 1-16 for Stripe Pat.


INSTRUCTIONS



SWEATER
BACK:
With straight ndls, cast on 99 (108, 113) sts.

Work in garter st (k every row) for 8 rows.

Row 1 (RS) : K 5, place marker, k 89 (98, 103), place marker, k 5.

Keep 5 sts at each edge outside markers in garter st for slit edges and cont in Stripe Pat on sts between markers for approx 5", ending on pat Row 16.

Slit edge is completed; therefore, remove markers.

Cont in Stripe Pat on all sts until 27 (28, 28)" from beg.

Bind off all sts.

FRONT:
Work as for back until 24 (25, 25)" from beg, end WS.
Shape neck: Next row (RS) : Keeping to Stripe Pat, work 44 (48, 50) sts, attach new skein of yarn, work center 11 (12, 13) sts and place on holder, work rem 44 (48, 50) sts.

Working both sides at the same time with separate skeins of yarn, at each neck edge bind off 3 sts 2 times, 2 sts 3 (4, 4) times and 1 st 2 times.

Work even in Stripe Pat until front meas same as back to shoulders.

Bind off rem 30 (32, 34) sts each side.

SLEEVES:
With straight ndls, cast on 39 (39, 41) sts.

Beg with Row 1 work in Stripe Pat inc 1 st each end every 5 rows 20 (21, 21) times, then every 4 rows 10 (11, 12) times-99 (103, 107) sts.

Cont even in Stripe Pat until sleeve meas 20 (21, 21)" from beg.

Bind off.

FINISHING:
Sew front and back at shoulders.
Neckband: With RS facing and circular ndl, pick up and k 105 (109, 113) sts around neck edge including sts on holders.

P 1 rnd.

K 1 rnd.

P 1 rnd.
Dec Rnd: K 1 (3, 5), *k2tog, k 8; rep from *, end last rep k 2 (4, 6)-94 (98, 102) sts.

P 1 rnd.

K 1 rnd.

Bind off as to p.

Mark front and back side edges 11 (111/2, 12)" down from shoulder seams for sleeve placement.

Sew sleeves between markers; then sew sleeve seams.

Sew side seams leaving 5" slit open at lower edge.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
MC = main color
pat = pattern
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
ndl(s) = needle(s)
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sk = skip
sl = slip
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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