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caron® cakes™ on the double knit pullover in blackberry mousse

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 4 - Caron® Cakes™ Yarn – Blackberry Mousse
 
SIZES:
To fit bust measurement:
XS/S - 28"-34" [71 cm -86.5 cm]
M - 36"-38" [91.5 cm -96.5 cm]
L - 40"-42" [101.5 cm -106.5 cm]
XL - 44"-46" [112 cm -117 cm]
2XL/3XL - 48"-54" [122 cm -137 cm]
4XL/5XL - 56"-62" [142 cm -157.5 cm]
 
Finished bust:
XS/S - 39" [99 cm]
M - 43" [109 cm]
L - 47" [119.5 cm]
XL - 51" [129.5 cm]
2/3 X-Large - 57" [144.5 cm]
4/5 X-Large - 64" [162.5 cm]
 
GAUGE: 12 sts and 18 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st, holding 2 strands of yarn tog.  
 
INSTRUCTIONS:
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.
 
Note: For best effect, take care to work from sections of yarn where shades will contrast. Avoid using same color stripe repeats tog when working with 2 balls at same time.  
Step 2
BACK
 
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**With 2 strands of yarn (see note), cast on 66 (74-78-86-94-106) sts.

1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.

2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
 
Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing twice more (6 rows total).
 
Proceed in stocking st for 6 rows.

Shape sides: 1st row: (RS). K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
 
Work 15 (11-15-11-15-11) rows even.
 
Rep last 16 (12-16-12-16-12) rows 3 (4-3-4-3-4) times more. 58 (64-70-76-86-96) sts.
 
Cont even until work from beg measures 18" , ending on a purl row.
 
Shape armholes: Cast off 4 (5-7-8-10-13) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 50 (54-56-60-66-70) sts.

1st row: (RS). K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.

2nd row: Purl.
 
Rep last 2 rows 1 (2-3-4-6-7) time(s) more. 46 (48-48-50-52-54) sts.**
 
Cont even until armhole measures 8½" (9"-9"-9½"-10"-10") , ending on a purl row.
 
Shape shoulders: Cast off 6 (6-6-6-7-7) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 6 (7-7-7-7-8) sts at beg of following 2 rows. Leave rem 22 (22-22-24-24-24) sts on a st holder. 
Step 3
FRONT
 
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
 
Cont even until armhole measures 5½" (6"-6"-6½"-7"-7") [14 cm (15 cm-15 cm-16.5 cm-18 cm-18 cm)], ending on a purl row.
 
Shape neck:

Next row: (RS). K15 (16-16-16-17-18). K2tog (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
 
Purl 1 row.
 
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next row and following RS rows 3 times more. 12 (13-13-13-14-15) sts.
 
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending on a purl row.
 
Shape shoulder: Cast off 6 (6-6-6-7-7) sts at beg of next row. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 6 (7-7-7-7-8) sts.
 
With RS facing, slip next 12 (12-12-14-14-14) sts onto a st holder.

Next row: Rejoin yarn to rem sts. ssk. Knit to end of row.
 
Purl 1 row.
 
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next row and following RS rows 3 times more. 12 (13-13-13-14-15) sts.
 
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending on a knit row.
 
Shape shoulder: Cast off 6 (6-6-6-7-7) sts at beg of next row. Knit 1 row. Cast off rem 6 (7-7-7-7-8) sts.  
Step 4
SLEEVES
 
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With 2 strands of yarn (see note), cast on 30 (30-30-34-38-38) sts.
 
Work 6 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back.
 
Proceed in stocking st for 4 rows.
 
Inc 1 st each end of next and following 6th (6th-4th-4th-4th-4th) rows until there are 52 (56-62-64-64-66) sts.
 
Cont even until Sleeve from beg measures 18½" (18½"-18"-18"-17½"-17½") , ending on a purl row.
 
Shape top: Cast off 4 (5-7-8-10-13) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 44 (46-48-48-44-40) sts.
 
Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only:

1st row: (RS). K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.

2nd row: Purl.
 
Rep last 2 rows 1 (2-3-4) time(s) more. 40 (40-40-38) sts.
 
Cast off.
 
Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:

1st row: (RS). K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1.
 
Work 3 rows even.
 
Rep last 4 rows twice more. 38 (34) sts.
 
Cast off. 
Step 5
FINISHING
 
Sew right shoulder seam.

Collar: With RS facing and 2 strands of yarn (see note), pick up and knit 13 sts down left front neck edge. K12 (12-12-14-14-14) from front st holder, dec 1 st at center. Pick up and knit 13 sts up right front neck edge. K22 (22-22-24-24-24) from back st holder, dec 1 st at center. 58 (58-58-62-62-62) sts.
 
Beg on a 2nd row, work 8½" in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back.
 
Cast off loosely in ribbing.
 
Sew left shoulder and collar seam, reversing seam at halfway point for fold back.
 
Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams. 
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
Beg = Beginning
Cont = Continue(ity)
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase(ing)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
P = Purl
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
 
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