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caron® cotton cakes™ top down knit pullover

Step 1
SIZES:

To Fit Bust Measurement:
   -  Extra-Small/Medium: 28"-34" [71 cm - 86.5 cm]
   -  Large/Extra-Large: 36"-38" [91.5 cm - 96.5 cm]
   -  2/3 Extra-Large: 40"-42" [101.5 cm - 106.5 cm]

Finished Bust:
   -  Extra-Small/Medium: 38" [96.5 cm] - 4 Balls
   -  Large/Extra-Large: 45" [114.5 cm] - 5 Balls
   -  2/3 Extra-Large: 50" [127 cm] - 6 Balls

GAUGE: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking stitch.
 

INSTRUCTIONS:
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Note: Sweater is knit from neck edge down.
 
With double-pointed needles, cast on 100 (104-108) sts. PM and join to beg working in rnd.

1st Rnd: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
 
Rep last Rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing 3 times more.
 
Proceed as follows:

Sizes XS/M and 2/3XL only: 1st Rnd: *K5 (3). M1. Rep from * around. 120 (144) sts.

Size L/XL only: 1st Rnd: K6. *M1. K4. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 128 sts. 
Step 2
All sizes:

Note: Switch to circular needle when necessary to accommodate number of sts.
 
Knit 7 (7-6) rnds even.

Next Rnd: *K4. M1. Rep from * around. 150 (160-180) sts.
 
Knit 7 (7-6) rnds even.

Next Rnd: *K5. M1. Rep from * around. 180 (192-216) sts.
 
Knit 7 (7-6) rnds even.

Next Rnd: *K6. M1. Rep from * around. 210 (224-252) sts.
 
Knit 7 (7-6) rnds even.

Next Rnd: *K7. M1. Rep from * around. 240 (256-288) sts.
 
Knit 7 (7-6) rnds even.

Next Rnd: *K8. M1. Rep from * around. 270 (288-324) sts.
 
Knit 7 (7-6) rnds even.

Next Rnd: *K9. M1. Rep from * around. 300 (320-360) sts.
 
Knit 7 (7-6) rnds even.

Next Rnd: *K10. M1. Rep from * around. 330 (352-396) sts.
 
Knit 4 (7-6) rnds even.


Sizes L/XL and 2/3XL only:

Next Rnd: *K11. M1. Rep from * around. (384-432) sts.
 
Knit (2-5) rnds even.


All sizes:

Next Rnd: Divide for Armholes: *K95 (112-126). Slip next 70 (80-90) sts onto scrap yarn. Cast on 6 sts. Rep from * once more. 202 (236-264) sts.
 
Knit in rnds even until work from Armhole divide measures approx 14" .

Next Rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
 
Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing 5 times more. Cast off loosely in pat.


Armhole Ribbing: Divide 70 (80-90) armhole sts onto 3 double-pointed needles, pick up and knit 6 sts at underarm. PM and join to beg working in rnds. 76 (86-96) sts.
Work 4 rnds in (K1. P1) ribbing. Cast off loosely in pat. 
 
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ing)
K = Knit
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.
P = Purl
Pat = Pattern
PM = Place Marker
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
 
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