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Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

Mountain Sunrise Short-Sleeved Sweater

Difficulty level: Experienced

Free Sweater Knitting Pattern

Size: S (M, L, XL)

Chest: 81 (92, 102, 112) cm [32 (36, 40, 44) in.]

Materials: Kauni 8/2 Effektgarn 100% Wool sport weight yarn 437 yd (400 m)/100g, color EV  - 3.5 skeins (1400 m/ 1500 yds).

Needles: circular #3 (3.25 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge for stocking stitch: 15 sts x  26 rows = 4" x 4" (10 cm)

Stocking Stitch in rounds:
All rows - knit sts

Triangle Pattern in rounds:
Multiple of 14 st
Round 1: knit
Round 2: *k13, p1*, repeat across the round.
Round 3: *p1, k11, p1, k1*, repeat across the round.
Round 4: *p2, k9, p2, k1*, repeat across the round.
Round 5: *p3, k7, p3, k1*, repeat across the round.
Round 6: *p4, k5, p4, k1*, repeat across the round.
Round 7: *p5, k3, p5, k1*, repeat across the round.
Round 8: *p6, k1, p6, k1*, repeat across the round.
Round 9: purl
Round 10: knit
Round 11: k7, *p1, k13*, repeat across the round, end p1, k7
Round 12: k6, *p1, k1, p1, k11*, repeat 6 times across the round, end k6.
Round 13: k5, *p2, k1, p2, k9*, repeat across the round, end k5.
Round 14: k4, *p3, k1, p3, k7*, repeat across the round, end k4.
Round 15: k3, *p4, k1, p4, k5*, repeat across the round, end k3.
Round 16: k2, *p5, k1, p5, k3*, repeat across the round, end k2.
Round 17: k1, *p6, k1, p6, k1*, repeat across the round.
Round 18: purl.
Round 19: knit
Repeat rounds 2-19


Directions:
The sweater is worked from the top to the bottom in rounds without seams.

Cast on 84 sts, join and continue to work in rounds.
Work stocking stitch for 20 rounds.
Round 21. *k13, p1*, repeat 6 times across the round.
Round 22: *p1, k11, p1, k1*, repeat 6 times across the round.
Round 23: *p2, k9, p2, k1*, repeat 6 times across the round.
Round 24: *p3, k7, p3, k1*, repeat 6 times across the round.
Round 25: *p4, k5, p4, k1*, repeat 6 times across the round.
Round 26: *p5, k3, p5, k1*, repeat 6 times across the round.
Round 27: *p6, k1, p6, k1*, repeat 6 times across the round.
Round 28: purl
Round 29: knit, increase evenly for 14 sts across the round (after each 6th st). 98 sts
Round 30: k7, *p1, k13*, repeat 6 times across the round, end p1, k7
Round 31: k6, *p1, k1, p1, k11*, repeat 6 times across the round, end k6.
Round 32: k5, *p2, k1, p2, k9*, repeat 6 times across the round, end k5.
Round 33: k4, *p3, k1, p3, k7*, repeat 6 times across the round, end k4.
Round 34: k3, *p4, k1, p4, k5*, repeat 6 times across the round, end k3.
Round 35: k2, *p5, k1, p5, k3*, repeat 6 times across the round, end k2.
Round 36: k1, *p6, k1, p6, k1*, repeat 6 times across the round.
Round 37: purl.
Round 38: knit, increase evenly for 14 sts across the round (after each 7th st). 112 sts

Size S
Repeat rounds 21-38 3 more times, increasing evenly for 14 sts every 9th round, and repeat rounds 21-29 once. The amount of pattern repeats will increase every 18th round, after the second increase.
Rounds 39-56: 7 pattern repeats
Rounds 57-74: 8 pattern repeats
Rounds 75-92: 9 pattern repeats
Rounds 93-100: repeat only rounds 21-28, 10 pattern repeats
There will be 210 sts after the last increase.

Size M
Repeat rounds 21-38 4 more times, increasing evenly for 14 sts every 9th round. The amount of pattern repeats will increase every 18th round, after the second increase.
Rounds 39-56: 7 pattern repeats
Rounds 57-74: 8 pattern repeats
Rounds 75-92: 9 pattern repeats
Rounds 93-110: 10 pattern repeats
There will be 224 sts after the last increase.

Size L
Repeat rounds 21-38 4 more times, increasing evenly for 14 sts every 9th round, and repeat rounds 21-29 once. The amount of pattern repeats will increase every 18th round, after the second increase.
Rounds 39-56: 7 pattern repeats
Rounds 57-74: 8 pattern repeats
Rounds 75-92: 9 pattern repeats
Rounds 93-110: 10 pattern repeats
Rounds 111-119: repeat only rounds 21-28, 11 pattern repeats
There will be 238 sts after the last increase.

Size XL
Repeat rounds 21-38 5 more times, increasing evenly for 14 sts every 9th round. The amount of pattern repeats will increase every 18th round, after the second increase.
Rounds 39-56: 7 pattern repeats
Rounds 57-74: 8 pattern repeats
Rounds 75-92: 9 pattern repeats
Rounds 93-110: 10 pattern repeats
Rounds 111-128: 11 pattern repeats
There will be 252 sts after the last increase.

Divide for sleeves
Front 69 (75, 81, 87) sts
Back 55 (59, 63, 67) sts
Each sleeve 43 (45, 47, 49) sts

Transfer back stitches to a separate needle and work 9 rows of pattern back and forth.

Size S
Row 1: sl1, knit
Row 2: sl1, p12, *k1, p13*, repeat 3 times
Row 3: sl1, k11, *p1, k1, p1, k11*, repeat 3 times, p1.
Row 4: sl1, k1, p9, *k2, p2, k2, p9*, repeat 3 times, k1, p1.
Row 5: sl1, p2, k7, *p3, k1, p3, k7*, repeat 3 times, p3.
Row 6: sl1, k3, p5, *k4, p1, k4, p5*, repeat 3 times, k3, p1.
Row 7: sl1, p4, k3, *p5, k1, p5, k3*, repeat 3 times, p5.
Row 8: sl1, k5, p1, *k6, p1, k6, p1*, repeat 3 times, k5, p1.
Row 9: purl. Cut off the the yarn.

Size M
Row 1: sl1, knit
Row 2: sl1, *k1, p13*, repeat 4 times, k1, p1.
Row 3: sl1, k1, p1, k11, *p1, k1, p1, k11*, repeat 3 times, p1, k1, p1.
Row 4: sl1, p1, k2, p9, *k2, p2, k2, p9*, repeat 3 times, k2, p2.
Row 5: sl1, k1, p3, k7, *p3, k1, p3, k7*, repeat 3 times, p3, k1, p1.
Row 6: sl1, p1, k4, p5, *k4, p1, k4, p5*, repeat 3 times, k4, p2.
Row 7: sl1, k1, p5, k3, *p5, k1, p5, k3*, repeat 3 times, p5, k1, p1.
Row 8: sl1, p1, k6, p1, *k6, p1, k6, p1*, repeat 3 times, k6, p2.
Row 9: purl. Cut off the the yarn.

Size L
Row 1: knit
Row 2: sl1, p9, *k1, p13*, repeat 3 times, k1, p10
Row 3: sl1, k8, *p1, k1, p1, k11*, repeat 3 times, p1, k1, p1, k9.
Row 4: sl1, p7, *k2, p2, k2, p9*, repeat 3 times, k2, p1, k2, p8.
Row 5: sl1, k6, *p3, k1, p3, k7*, repeat 3 times, p3, k1, p3, k7
Row 6: sl1, p5, *k4, p1, k4, p5*, repeat 3 times, k4, p1, k4, p6.
Row 7: sl1, p1, k3, *p5, k1, p5, k3*, repeat 3 times, p5, k1, p5, k3, p2.
Row 8: sl1, k2, p1, *k6, p1, k6, p1*, repeat 3 times, k6, p1, k6, p1, k3.
Row 9: purl. Cut off the the yarn.

Size XL
Row 1: knit
Row 2: sl1, p11, *k1, p13*, repeat 3 times, k1, p12
Row 3: sl1, k10, *p1, k1, p1, k11*, repeat 3 times, p1, k1, p1, k11.
Row 4: sl1, p9, *k2, p2, k2, p9*, repeat 3 times, k2, p1, k2, p10.
Row 5: sl1, k8, *p3, k1, p3, k7*, repeat 3 times, p3, k1, p3, k9
Row 6: sl1, p7, *k4, p1, k4, p5*, repeat 3 times, k4, p1, k4, p8.
Row 7: sl1, p3, k3, *p5, k1, p5, k3*, repeat 3 times, p5, k1, p5, k3, p4.
Row 8: sl1, k4, p1, *k6, p1, k6, p1*, repeat 3 times, k6, p1, k6, p1, k5.
Row 9: purl. Cut off the the yarn.

Bodice
Knit back sts,  cast on 1 (3, 5, 7) sts with the single cast on, transfer 43 (45, 47, 49) sts of the right sleeve to a length of yarn, knit 69 (75, 81, 87) sts of the front, cast on 1 (3, 5, 7) sts with the single cast on,  transfer 43 (45, 47, 49) sts of the left sleeve to a length of yarn, join and continue to work the bodice in the rounds. Total 126 (140, 154, 168) sts. Place a marker at the beginning of the round.
Work Triangle pattern.
Size S
Rounds 2-55: repeat rounds 2-19 of the pattern (see above) 3 times.
Rounds 56-64: repeat rounds 2-11 of the Triangle pattern.
Rounds: 65-76: stocking stitch. Cast off.

Size M
Rounds 2-73: repeat rounds 2-19 of the pattern (see above) 4 times.
Rounds: 74-85: stocking stitch. Cast off.

Size L
Rounds 2-73: repeat rounds 2-19 of the pattern (see above) 4 times.
Rounds 74-82: repeat rounds 2-11 of the Triangle pattern.
Rounds: 83-94: stocking stitch. Cast off.

Size XL
Rounds 2-91: repeat rounds 2-19 of the pattern (see above) 5 times.
Rounds: 92-103: stocking stitch. Cast off.

Sleeves

Sleeves are worked in rounds on double pointed needles.

Transfer 43 (45, 47, 49)sts from the yarn to the needles and pick up 1 (3, 5, 7) sts over the underarm sts, place a marker in the beginning of the row. Knit 12 rounds of stocking stitch. Cast off.

Enjoy!

 



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# 1. Poster: Umutcan
September 12, 2013

Thanks!I am not considered a tall peosrn, and I don't think I have a particularly long torso, either. I'm 5'4 (maybe 5'5 ). I never really checked my row gauge (I am lazy on that front), and that may well have something to do with it.
# 2. Poster: isabelle
March 9, 2014

hi ! i have a problem about the pattern. I dont undestand to the row 31 at 36. I have stitches too at the end of my row.
what can a do and what I do not understand. thank you. have o good day.

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