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Noro Yarn Men Zipper Sweater

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Free Men Sweater Knitting Pattern

 

Size: M

Materials:
100% Wool Lion Brand Fishermen's Wool aran weight yarn 465 yd (458 m) / 227g - 2 skeins. Color Dark chocolate brown (A)
Noro Kureyon aran weight yarn, color 149, 50 g / 100 m (109 yards) - 4 skeins (B)
Needles: 6 (4.0 mm) and circular needles 6 (4.0 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge: 18 st x 24 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm) for stocking stitch with yarn B.

Patterns:

Rib: 1k, 1p

Stocking Stitch
1 row and all odd rows - knit sts
2 row and all even rows - purl sts

Shadow Box Pattern
Multiple of 4, plus 3 plus 2
Rows 1-2 are worked with yarn A (Fishermen's Wool)
Rows 3-6 are worked with yarn B (Noro Kureyon
Row 1 (RS): yarn A, knit
Row 2: sl 1, k1, *k1 wrapping yarn twice around the needle, k3*, repeat from * to *, end last repeat k1, p1.
Row 3: yarn B, sl 1, k1, *sl 1 wyib (with yarn in the back) dropping extra wrap, k3*, repeat from * to *, end last repeat k1, p1.
Row 4: sl 1, k1, *sl 1 wyif (with yarn in front), k3* repeat from * to *, end sl1, k1, p1.
Row 5: sl 1, k1, *sl 2 wyib, k2*, repeat from * to *, end sl 1, k1, p1.
Row 6: sl 1, k1, sl 1 wyif, *p2, sl 2 wyif*, repeat from * to *, end k1, p1.
Repeat rows 1-6

Double Sided Stocking Stitch
Cast on even amount of stitches
1 k, slip 1 st knitwise with yarn in front
Turn, repeat the first row knitting slipped stitches and slipping stitches knitted in the previous row.

Back
With the brown yarn cast on 81 sts
Knit rib for 12 rows. Add 20 sts evenly in the 12th row.
Work Shadow Box pattern for 134 rows (22 repeats plus 2 rows)
Row 147: to shape an armhole cast off 5 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 148: cast off 5 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 149: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 150: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 151: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row
Row 152: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row
Row 153: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row
Row 154: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row
Rows 155-210: continue to work Shadow Box pattern.
Row 211: to shape a neckline cast off 35 sts in the middle of the back and continiue working the left and right parts of the back separately.

Left Part
Row 213: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 214-216: continue to work Shadow Box pattern. Cast off.

Right Part
Row 214: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Rows 215-216: continue to work Shadow Box pattern. Cast off.

Front
With the brown yarn cast on 81 sts
Knit rib for 12 rows. Add 20 sts evenly in the 12th row.
Work Shadow Box pattern for 134 rows (22 repeats plus 2 rows)
Row 147: to shape an armhole cast off 5 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 148: cast off 5 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 149: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 150: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row
Row 151: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row
Row 152: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row
Row 153: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row
Row 154: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row
Row 155: for the zipper opening transfer 3 sts in the middle of the front to a safety pin and continue to work the left and the right parts of the front separately.

Right Part
Rows 156-192: continue to work Shadow Box pattern.
Row 193: to shape a neckline cast off 8 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 195: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 197: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 199: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 201: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 203: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 205: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row.
Rows 206-216: continue to work Shadow Box pattern. Cast off.

Left Part
Rows 156-192: continue to work Shadow Box pattern.
Row 194: to shape a neckline cast off 8 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 196: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 198: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 200: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 202: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 204: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 206: cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row.
Rows 207-216: continue to work Shadow Box pattern. Cast off.

Sleeve
With yarn A cast on 36 sts
Knit rib for 10 rows. Add 20 sts evenly in the 10th row.
Rows 11-106: work stocking stitch.
Increase for 1 sts on both sides in every 10th row 9 times. There will be 74 sts.
Row 107: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 108: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 109: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 110: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 111: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 112: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 113: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 114: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 115: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 116: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 117: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 118: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 119: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 120: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 121: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 122: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 123: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 124: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 125: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 126: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 127: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 128: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 129: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 130: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 131: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 132: cast off 1 st at the beginning of the row.
Row 133: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 134: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 135: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 136: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 137: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 138: cast off 2 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 139: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 140: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 141: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 142: cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 143: cast off 4 sts at the beginning of the row.
Row 144: cast off 4 sts at the beginning of the row.
Rows 145-146: work stocking stitch. Cast off.

Finishing:
Pick up 28 stitches along left and right sides of the zipper opening plus transfer 3 sts from the safety pin. Total 59 sts.
Work stocking stitch for 4 rows decreasing in each odd row 1 sts in the corner of the zipper opening (2 sts in each row, total of 4 sts). Cast off.
Join shoulder seams.

Collar
Pick up 126 sts on circular needles along the neckline and knit double sided stocking stitch for for 14 rows.
Continue to work rib (k1, p1) for 20 rows. To shape a collar add 1 st after the 2nd st and before the 2nd st from the end in each odd row starting from the 5th row of the rib, 8 times. Cast off.
Join side seams and sleeve seams. Set in sleeves.
Sew in a zipper.

Enjoy!



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