Materials: Elann Sonata DK weight 100% cotton yarn, color 8797 light grey, 50 g / 105 m (115 yards) - 8 skeins.
Needles: circular 5 (3.75 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Gauge for stocking stitch: 20 sts x 24 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)
Stockinette stitch in rounds: All rounds: knit
Ribbing 1x1 in rounds: All rounds: (k1, p1) to the end of the round
Ribbing 1x1 in rows: Row 1: (k1, p1)* repeat to the end of the row Row 2: (p1, k1)* repeat to the end of the row
Wrap and turn in the short rows: With yarn in front sl 1 stitch to the right needle Move yarn between the needles to the back Slip the stitch back to the left needle Turn the work and bring yarn back to the wrong side between the needles
Directions The top is worked from the top to the bottom in rounds without seams. The cowl is worked in the stockinette stitch and the rest of the sweater is worked in ribbing 1x1. The top of the cowl is shaped with short rows.
Cast on 166 sts. Join and continue to work in rounds. Mark the beginning of the round.
Round 1: 25 sts of ribbing, k1 (raglan line, place a marker), 9 sts ribbing (right sleeve), k1 (raglan line, place a marker), k119 (cowl), k1 (raglan line, place a marker), 9 sts ribbing (left sleeve), k1 (raglan line, place a marker). Round 2: 25 sts of ribbing, k1, 9 sts ribbing, k1
Short row 1: knit 119, turn Short row 2: purl 110, turn Short row 3: knit 100, turn Short row 4: purl 90, turn Short row 5: knit 80, turn Short row 6: purl 70, turn Short row 7: knit 60, turn Short row 8: purl 50, turn Short row 9: knit 40, turn Short row 10: purl 30, turn Short row 11: knit 20, turn Short row 12: purl 25, turn Short row 13: knit 30, turn Short row 14: purl 35, turn Short row 15: knit 40, turn Short row 16: purl 45, turn Short row 17: knit 50, turn Short row 18: purl 55, turn Short row 19: knit 60, turn Short row 20: purl 65, turn Short row 21: knit 70, turn Short row 22: purl 75, turn Short row 23: knit 80, turn Short row 24: purl 85, turn Short row 25: knit 90, turn Short row 26: purl 95, turn Short row 27: knit 100, turn Short row 28: purl 105, turn Short row 29: knit 110, turn Short row 30: purl 115, turn
Knit 119, k1, 9 sts ribbing, k1. Round 3 and all odd rows: increase for 1 st before and after each raglan stitch (total increase of 8 sts per round) and decrease for 1 st on each side of the cowl.
Note that in each odd round the number of stitches in the back and sleeves will increase by 2 sts, the number of stitches in the cowl will decrease by 2 sts and the number of sts in the left and right front will increase by 1 st each.
Work rounds 4-9 as established. Starting from round 10 make cowl decreases in each round.
Work total 52 rounds. Round 53: 75 sts ribbing (back), M1, k1, M1, 59 sts ribbing (right sleeve), M1, k1, M1, 25 sts ribbing (right front), 25 sts ribbing (cowl), 25 sts ribbing (left front), M1, k1, M1, 59 sts ribbing (left sleeve). So, in round 53 we finished the cowl and now have 75 sts for the front.
Work as established till round 68 (80, 92).
Divide for sleeves as follows:
Back - 93 (105, 117) sts (including 2 raglan sts) Front - 93 (105, 117) sts (including 2 raglan sts) Sleeves - 75 (87, 99) sts each
Transfer back stitches to a separate needle and work ribbing for 8 rows back and forth.
Bodice Knit row 9 of the back, cast on 4 sts with the single cast on, transfer 75 (87, 99) sts of the right sleeve to a length of yarn, knit 93 (105, 117) sts of the front, cast on 10 sts with the single cast on, transfer 75 (87, 99) sts of the left sleeve to a length of yarn, join and continue to work the bodice in the rounds. Work 60 rounds. Cast off.
Sleeves Sleeves are worked in rounds on double pointed needles. Transfer 75 (87, 99) sts from the yarn to the needles and pick up 15 sts over the underarm sts. You'll have 90 sts. Work ribbing for 20 rounds. Cast off.
Hi , Thanks for your beautiful patterns. I really like to knit the " Top Down Cowl Reglan Sweater " But I do not want it in rib stitch 1x1 . Can it be done in other stitches you can suggest. I need your help
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