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free knit sweater pattern - ripple-eyelet  pullover



below - a detail view of neck
and shoulder

 


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Merino 5 Superwash 100% merino wool
Cropped - Eyelet Branch Pullover

Sizes: S (M, L, XL)
Finished Chest Measurements: 36 (40, 44, 48)"

Materials:
8 (9, 10, 11) 50-gr balls Merino 5  by Crystal Palace Yarns, shown in color #9798 "red cinnamon".
Crystal Palace Bamboo: US size 8 (5 mm) straight and 26" circular; and US size 7 (4.5 mm) straight

Abbreviations:
BO-bind off; beg-begin (ning); CO-cast on; dec-decrease; K-knit; PU-pick up; p-purl; rem-remain(ing); rep-repeat; RS-right side; selv-selvage; skpo-slip 1, k1, pass slip stitch over the knit stitch; St(s)-stitch (es); St st-Stockinette stitch; WS-wrong side.

Gauge:
18 sts and 27 rows = 4" in Eyelet Branch Pattern (blocked) using size 8 needles 
For correct sizing, be sure to do a gauge swatch.

Back
Using size 7 straight needles, CO 93 (102, 111, 120) sts. K 8 rows.
Change to size 8 straight needles. Work first & last sts in St st.
CHART ROWS WRITTEN OUT (Does not include selv st for outside edges, add 1 St st to each side outside edge.)
Row 1(RS): *K6, K2tog, K1, YO; rep from * to last st, end K1.
Row 2 and all even rows: Purl.
Row 3: *K5, K2tog, K1, YO, K1; rep from* to last st, end; K1.
Row 5: *K4, K2tog, K1, YO, K2; rep from* to last st, end K1.

Row 7: *K3, K2tog, K1, YO, K3; rep from* to last st, end K1
Row 9: *K2, K2tog, K1, YO, K4; rep from* to last st, end K1.
Row 11: *K1, skpo, K6, YO; rep from* to last 10 sts K1, skpo, K6, YO, K1.
Row 13: *YO, K1, skpo, K6; rep from* to last st, end K1.
Row 15: *K1, YO, K1, skpo, K5; rep from* to last st, end K1.
Row 17: *K2, YO, K1, skpo, K4; rep from* to last st, end , K1.
Row 19: *K3, YO, K1, skpo, K3; rep from* to last st, end , K1.
Row 20: Purl

Work Rows 1-20 of Chart AT THE SAME TIME decrease 1 st at each end every 12 rows 1 time & every 6 (6, 8, 8) rows 5 timesó 81 (90, 99, 108) sts.
Work all dec sts into patt as established, work last st in St st when YO is at beg or end of row.
Work even until piece measures 9 (9-1/2, 10, 10-1/2)" from CO edge. Mark beg & end of row.

Begin Raglan Shaping
Dec 1 st at each end of next row, every 4 rows 6 (5, 4, 2) times & every other row 11 (15, 19, 24) timesó 45 (48, 51, 54) sts.
Work even until armhole measures 7 (7-1/2, 8, 8-1/2)" from markers.
BO all sts.

Front
Make same as for the back.

Sleeves (Make 2)
Using size 7 straight needles, CO 74 (74, 83. 83) sts. K 8 rows.
Change to size 8 straight needles. Work first & last sts in St st,
Work Rows 1-20 of Chart Rows AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st at each end every 6 rows 7 (7, 5, 5) times & every 4 rows 0 (0, 4, 4) timesó60 (60, 65, 65) sts.
Work all dec sts into patt as established, (work in St st when YO is at beg or end of row).
Work even until piece measures 8 (8, 8-1/2, 8-1/2)" from CO edge. Mark beg & end of row.

Begin Raglan Shaping
Cont to work in patt as established, dec 1 st at each end of next row; & every 4 rows 5 (5, 6, 8) times & every other row 14 (14, 15, 13) timesó20 (20, 21, 21) sts.
Work even until sleeve cap measures 7-1/2 (8, 8-1/2, 9)" from markers. BO all sts.

Straps (Make 2)
Using size 7 straight needles, CO 7 sts. Work in K1, P1 rib for 6 (6, 6-1/2. 6-3/4)". BO all sts.

Finishing
Sew sleeves to front and back. Work neckband. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew shoulder straps. Work in ends to WS.

Neckband
Using size 8 circular needles, RS facing, begin at left shoulder seam. PU 40 (42, 44, 46) sts across front, 14 (14, 16, 16) sts across shoulder, 40 (42, 44, 46) sts across back, & 14 (14, 16, 16) sts across shoulderó108 (112, 120, 124) sts.
PM, join into rnd. Work K1, P1 rib for 8 rnds. BO in rib.

Technical editing & sizing by Dawn Leeseman

copyright 2007 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns Merino 5 are welcome to use this free pattern for their customers.

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