Easy Weekend Knit Pullover
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Easy Weekend Knit Pullover

If you’re looking for a sweater pattern that you can relax with, this is the one for you! Collage yarn creates the interesting color shadings without you doing a thing! You’ll love the comfort and ease of care that this yarn gives you. Designed by Heather Lodinsky
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Material List

  • Red Heart ® Collage™- 4 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7) Balls Tundra
  • Knitting Needles: 5mm [US 8]
  • Circular Knitting Needle: 5mm [US 8] - 24”
  • Stitch Holders
  • Yarn Needle
  • Stitch Marker
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Back: Cast on 68 (77, 85, 93, 102, 111) sts.


Step: 2

** Row 1 (Right Side): Purl.


Step: 3

Row 2: Purl.


Step: 4

Rows 3 and 4: Knit.


Step: 5

Repeat Rows 1-4 three more times, then repeat Rows 1 and 2 once more. **


Step: 6

Change to St st, beginning K row, and work until approximately 3 3/4" from beginning, end P row.


Step: 7

Shape Sides: Dec 1 st at each end of next row, then every 6th row until 60 (69, 77, 85, 94, 103) sts rem. Work even until 9 1/2" from beginning, end P row. Now inc 1 st each end of next row, then every 6th row until there are 68 (77, 85, 93, 102, 111) sts. Work even until 14" from beginning, end P row.


Step: 8

Shape Armholes: Bind off 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7) sts at beginning of next 2 rows - 60 (67, 75, 81, 88, 97) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of every K row until 54 (59, 65, 71, 78, 83) sts rem. Work even until armhole measures 6 (6, 6 1/2, 7, 7 1/2, 8)", end P row.


Step: 9

Divide for Neck: K10 (12, 14, 16, 18, 20), turn and put rem sts on a holder. Bind off 1 st at neck edge every P row twice - 8 (10, 12, 14, 16, 18) sts. Work even if necessary until armhole measures 7 (7, 7 1/2, 8, 8 1/2, 9)", end P row.


Step: 10

Shape Shoulder: Bind off 4 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) sts at beginning of next 2 K rows.


Step: 11

With right side facing, leave center 34 (35, 37, 39, 42, 43) sts on a holder; join yarn to rem 10 (12, 14, 16, 18, 20) sts; K to end. P 1 row. Bind off 1 st at neck edge every K row twice - 8 (10, 12, 14, 16, 18) sts. Work even if necessary until armhole measures 7 (7, 7 1/2, 8, 8 1/2, 9)", end K row.


Step: 12

Shape Shoulder: Bind off 4 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) sts at beginning of next 2 P rows.


Step: 13

Front: Work same as for Back until armhole measures 3 (3, 3 1/2, 4, 4 1/2, 5)", end P row.


Step: 14

Divide for Neck: K19 (21, 23, 25, 27, 29) sts, turn and put rem sts on a holder. Bind off at neck edge 3 sts once, [2 sts] twice and [1 st] 4 times - 8 (10, 12, 14, 16, 18) sts. Work even until Front measures same as Back to shoulder, end P Row.


Step: 15

Shape Shoulder: Bind off 4 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) sts at beginning of next 2 K rows.


Step: 16

With right side facing, leave center 16 (17, 19, 21, 24, 25) sts on a holder; join yarn to rem 19 (21, 23, 25, 27, 29) sts; K to end. P 1 row. Bind off at neck edge 3 sts once, [2 sts] twice and [1 st] 4 times - 8 (10, 12, 14, 16, 18) sts. Work even until Front measures same as Back to shoulder, end K Row.


Step: 17

Shape Shoulder: Bind off 4 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) sts at beginning of next 2 P rows.


Step: 18

Sleeves: Cast on 34 (36, 36, 38, 38, 40) sts. Work same as for Back from ** to **. Change to St st, beg K row, shaping sides by inc 1 st each end of every 8 (8, 6, 6, 4, 4)th row until there are 56 (58, 60, 64, 68, 72) sts. Work even until 18" from beginning or to desired length, end P row.


Step: 19

Shape Cap: Bind off 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7) sts at beginning of next 2 rows - 48 (48, 50, 52, 54, 58) sts. Dec 1 st each end of every K row 7 times, then every 4th row 4 times - 26 (26, 28, 30, 32, 36) sts. Bind off 3 sts at beginning of next 4 rows. Bind off rem 14 (14, 16, 18, 20, 24) sts.


Step: 20

Finishing -Neckband: Sew shoulder seams. With right side facing and circular needle, beginning at right shoulder seam, pick up and K5 sts down back right neck, K34 (35, 37, 39, 42, 43) sts on back holder, pick up and K5 sts up left back neck edge, 24 sts down left front neck edge, K16 (17, 19, 21, 24, 25) sts on front holder, pick up and K24 sts up right front neck edge - 108 (110, 114, 118, 124, 126) sts. Place marker on needle. * Purl 2 rounds, Knit 2 rounds; repeat from * once more. Purl 1 round. Bind off loosely purlwise.


Step: 21

Sew side and sleeve seams. Set in sleeves.


Tips

Check gauge to ensure a good fit.