Lion Brand® Wisteria Shawl Collar Pullover
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Lion Brand® Wisteria Shawl Collar Pullover

Cozy and colorful, this cold weather dressing will look great with many outfits.

Designed by Lion Brand®

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Lion Brand® Amazing® (Art. #825) #203 Wildflowers 8 (9, 10, 10, 11) balls or color of your choice
  • Lion Brand® Knitting Needles Size 6 (4.25 mm)
  • Lion Brand® Knitting Needles Size 8 (5 mm)
  • Lion Brand® Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
 

Project Instructions

SIZES
S (M, L, 1X, 2X)
Finished Chest 38 (42, 46, 50, 54) in. (96.5 (106.5, 117, 127, 137) cm)
Finished Length 22 1/2 (23, 23, 23 1/2, 24) in. (57 (58.5, 58.5, 59.5, 61) cm)

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.
 

GAUGE
17 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) using larger needles. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
 

STITCH EXPLANATIONS
kfb (knit in front and back) Knit next st without removing it from left needle, then k through back of same st – 1 st increased. ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together – 1 st decreased.
 

PATTERN STITCH
K2, p2 Rib (multiple of 4 sts + 2) Row 1: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * across. Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts. Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.
 

BACK
With smaller needles, cast on 82 (90, 98, 106, 114) sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures about 3 in. (7.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Change to larger needles.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures about 14 in. (35.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
 

Shape Armhole
Bind off 5 (5, 5, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Next (Dec) Row: K1, k2tog (dec made), k to last 3 sts, ssk (dec made), k1.
Next Row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 2 (4, 6, 7, 8) more times – 66 (70, 74, 78, 84) sts rem, then work even until armhole measures about 8 1/2 (9, 9, 9 1/2, 10) in. (21.5 (23, 23, 24, 25.5) cm).
Bind off.
 

FRONT
Work same as Back until piece measures about 11 1/2 in. (29 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
 

Shape Neck
Next Row (RS): Work in St st as established over 32 (36, 40, 44, 48) sts; join a 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 18 sts for center front opening; finish row.
Working both sides at once with separate balls of yarn, work even in St st for 7 rows.
Next (Dec) Row: Work in St st to last 3 sts of first side, k2tog, k1; on second side, k1, ssk, finish row.
Continuing in St st as established, rep Dec Row every 8 (8, 8, 6, 6) rows 6 (7, 7, 8,10) more times; AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures same as Back to armhole, shape armhole as for Back.
When armhole measures same as Back, bind off rem 17 (18, 20, 21, 22) sts each side.
 

SLEEVE (make 2)
With smaller needles, cast on 42 (42, 46, 46, 50) sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures about 3 in. (7.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Change to larger needles.
Next (Inc) Row: K2, kfb, (inc made) work in St st to last 3 sts, kfb (inc made), k2.
Continue in St st, rep Inc Row every 4 rows 13 (13, 14, 12, 14) more times, then every 6 rows 4 (4, 4, 6, 5) times – 78 (78, 84, 84, 90) sts.
Work even until piece measures 18 (18, 18, 19, 19) in. (45.5 (45.5, 45.5, 48.5, 48.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
 

Shape Cap
Bind off 5 (5, 5, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows – 68 (68, 74, 72, 78) sts.
Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows – 60 (60, 66, 64, 70) sts.
Next (Dec) Row: K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, ssk, k1.
Next Row: Purl. Rep last 2 rows until 44 sts rem. Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 8 rows.
Bind off rem 20 sts.
 

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.
Collar From RS, with smaller needles and beg at right shoulder seam, pick up and k 34 (38, 42, 46, 50) sts across back neck.
Row 1 (WS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 2 (RS): Cast on 8 sts, work in K2, p2 Rib as established.
Row 3 (WS): Cast on 8 sts, work in K2, p2 Rib as established – 50 (54, 58, 62, 66) sts at end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 6 more times – 146 (150, 154, 158, 162) sts.
Work even in K2, p2 Rib as established until collar measures same as opening at center front.
Bind off.
Sew in Sleeves.
Sew side and Sleeve seams.
Sew collar to neck, lapping right side of collar over left.
Weave in ends.
 

ABBREVIATIONS
beg = begin(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(ing)(s)
inc = increas(e)(ing)(s)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(ing)
rep = repeat
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side

Tips

Pin the collar to the sweater before sewing it in place.