Knitted jumper with puffed sleeves

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Jumper knitting patternThis pretty, lightweight jumper with puffed sleeves will make a beautiful addition to your summer wardrobe.

DESIGNED BY Amanda Jones

STITCH PATTERNS

CROSSED RIB CHART A

(worked over 4 sts and 8 rows)

Rows 1, 3 and 7 (RS): *K1tbl, P1; rep from * to end.

Rows 2, 4, 6 and 8: *K1, P1tbl; rep from * to end.

Row 5: *Tw3R, P1; rep from * to end.

Row 8 (WS): As row 2.

Rep these 8 rows for pattern.

CROSSED RIB CHART B

(worked over 4 sts and 8 rows)

Rows 1, 3 and 7 (RS): *P1, K1tbl; rep from * to end.

Rows 2, 4, 6 and 8: *K1, P1tbl; rep from * to end.

Row 5: *P1, Tw3R; rep from * to end.

Row 8 (WS): As row 2.

Rep these 8 rows for pattern.

MAIN CHART

(multiple of 20 sts + 3)

Row 1 (RS): *(K1tbl, P1) twice, (K2tog, K1, yo, K1) twice, yo, K1, SSK, K1, yo, K1, SSK, P1; rep from * to last 3 sts, K1tbl, P1, K1tbl.

Row 2 (WS): P1tbl, K1, P1tbl, * K1, P15, K1, P1tbl, K1, P1tbl; rep from * to end.

Row 3: * (K1tbl, P1) twice, yo, SSK, K1, K2tog, K1, yo, K3, yo, K1, SSK, K1, K2tog, yo, P1; rep from * to last 3 sts, K1tbl, P1, K1tbl.

Rows 4, 8 and 16 (WS): P1tbl, K1, P1tbl, *K2, P13, K2, P1tbl, K1, P1tbl; rep from * to end.

Row 5: *Tw3R, P2, yo, K3tog, K1, yo, K2, MB, K2, yo, K1, SSSK, yo, P2; rep from * to last 3sts, K1tbl, P1, Kl1tbl.

Row 7: *(K1tbl, P1) twice, P1, K2tog, K1,yo, K7, yo, K1, SSK, P2; rep from * to last 3 sts, K1tbl, P1, K1tbl.

Row 9: *(K1tbl, P1) twice, K2tog, K1, yo, K1, K2tog, K1,yo, K1, yo, K1, SSK, K1, yo, K1, SSK, P1; rep from * to last 3 sts, K1tbl, P1, K1tbl.

Row 10 (WS): P1tbl, K1, P1tbl, *K1, P6, K3, P5, K2, P1tbl, K1, P1tbl; rep from * to end.

Row 11: *(K1tbl, P1) twice, yo, SSK, K1, K2tog, K1, yo, K3, yo, SSK, K1, K2tog, yo, K1, P1; rep from * to last 3 sts, K1tbl, P1, K1tbl.

Row 12 (WS): P1tbl, K1, P1tbl, 4K2, P4, K5, P4, K2, P1tbl, K1, P1tbl; rep from * to end.

Row 13: *Tw3R, P2, yo, K3tog, K1, yo, K5, yo, K1, SSSK, yo, P2; rep from * to last 3 sts, K1tbl, P1, K1tbl.

Row 15: P1tbl, K1, P1tbl, *K3, P2, K7, P2, K3, P1tbl, K1, P1tbl; rep from * to end.

Rep these 16 rows for pattern.

SLEEVE CHART

(multiple of 5 sts)

Row 1 (RS): (P1, K1tbl) 2 times, 4P2, K1tbl, P1, K1tbl; rep from * to last st, P1.

Row 2, 4, 6 and 8 (WS): (K1, P1tbl) 2 times, * K2, P1tbl, K1, P1tbl; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 3: As row 1.

Row 5: P1, Tw3R, * P2, Tw3R; rep from * to last st, P1.

Row 7: As row 1.

Rep these 8 rows for pattern.

PATTERN NOTES

When working armhole shaping, work decreases as follows:

(RS): Patt to before first Tw3R column of 3 sts, patt 3, P2tog, patt to 5 sts before last Tw3R column of 3 sts, P2tog, patt to end.

(WS): Patt to before first Tw3R column of 3 sts (as appearing on RS), K2tog, patt to 5 sts before last Tw3R column of 3 sts (as appearing on RS), K2tog, patt 3, patt to end.

Remove markers as and when needed.

Cont Main Chart as possible, working any sts not able to fit into patt in knit or purl as established by previous rows.

BACK

Using 3mm needles, cast on 129 (137:151:167:181) sts.

Row 1 (RS): P1, * K1, P1; rep from * to end.

Row 2 (WS): K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to end. Rep last 2 row’s 13 times more.

Next row (RS): P1 (1:2:2:3), M1P, (K1tbl, P1) 8 (10:8:12:10) times, (K15, P1, K1tbl, P1, K1tbl, P1) 5 (5:6:6:7) times, (K1tbl, P1) 5 (7:5:9:7) times, K1tb1, M1P, P1 (1:2:2:3). 131 (139:153:169:183) sts.

Next row (WS): K2 (2:3:3:4), (P1tbl, K1) 6 (8:6:10:8) times, pm, *(P1tbl, K1) 2 times, P15, K1; rep from * 4 (4:5:5:6) times more, P1tbl, K1, P1tbl, pm, (K1, P1tbl) 6 (8:6:10:8) times, K2(2:3:3:4).

Begin pattern:

Row 1 (RS): P2 (2:3:3:4), work row 1 of Crossed Rib Chart A to mrk, slm, work row 1 of Main Chart to mrk, slm, work row 1 of Crossed Rib Chart B to last 2 (2:3:3:4) sts, P2 (2:3:3:4).

Row 2 (WS): K2 (2:3:3:4), work Crossed Rib Chart B to mrk, slm, work Main Chart to mrk, slm, work Crossed Rib Chart A to last 2(2:3:3:4)stS, K2(2:3:3:4).

Cont in patt as set until 6 total repeats of Main Chart have been worked, then work rows 1-14 once more.

SHAPE ARMHOLES

Cast off 6 (6:7:8:9) sts at beg of next 2 rows, 4 (4:4:5:6) sts at beg of foll 2 rows, and 2 sts at beg of foll 2 rows. 107 (115:127:139:149) sts.

Working shaping as per pattern notes, dec 1 st at each end of next row, then every foll row 6 (6:7:9:11) times more. 93 (101:111:119:125) sts.**

Work even in patt until armhole meas 18 (19:20 1/2:21 1/2:23) cm, ending after a WS row.

SHAPE RIGHT NECK AND SHOULDER

Row 1 (RS): Patt 27 (28:30:33:34) sts, turn. Leave rem sts of row on holder.

Row 2 (WS): Patt 2tog, patt to last 8 (9:9:10:11) sts, W&t.

Row 3: Patt to last 2 sts, patt 2tog.

Row 4: Patt2tOg, patt to 8 (8:9:10:10) Sts before last w&t, w&t. 24 (25:27:30:31) sts.

Row 5: Patt to end.

Row 6 (WS): Patt to end, working wraps with wrapped sts.

Break yarn and place sts on holder.

SHAPE LEFT NECK AND SHOULDER

Place next 39 (45:51:53:57) sts on holder for back neck. With RS facing, join yarn to rem 27 (28:30:33:34) sts and patt to end.

Row 1 (WS): Patt to last 2 sts, patt 2tog.

Row 2 (RS): Patt 2tog, patt to last 8 (9:9:10:11) StS, W&t.

Row 3: Patt to last 2 sts, patt 2tog.

Row 4: Patt to 8 (8:9:10:10) sts before last w&t, w&t. 24 (25:27:30:31) sts.

Row 5: Patt to end.

Row 6: Patt to end, working wraps with wrapped sts.

Break yarn and place sts on holder.

FRONT

Work as for Back to **.

Work even in patt for 11 (13:12:12:12) rows, ending after a WS row.

SHAPE LEFT FRONT NECK

Row 1 (RS): Patt 38 (40:43:46:47), turn. Leave rem sts of row on holder.

Cast off 2 sts at beg of next WS row, then dec 1 st at neck edge of foll row, then cast off 2 sts at beg of foll WS row. 33 (35:38:41:42) sts.

Dec 1 st at neck edge of every row 6 times, then every foll alt row 3 (4:5:5:5) times more. 24 (25:27:30:31) sts.

Work even in patt until Front meas same as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending after a RSrow.

SHAPE LEFT SHOULDER

Next row (WS): Patt to last 8 (9:9:10:11) sts, w&t.

Patt 1 row.

Next row: Patt to 8 (8:9:10:10) sts before last w&t, w&t.

Patt 1 row.

Next row: Patt to end, working wraps with wrapped sts.

Break yarn and place sts on holder.

SHAPE RIGHT FRONT NECK

With RS facing, slip centre 17 (21:25:27:31) sts of front to holder for neck. Join yarn to rem 38 (40:43:46:47) sts and patt to end. Cont as for left neck and shoulder, reversing shapings.

SLEEVES(make 2)

Using 3mm needles, cast on 60 (60:65:65:70) sts.

Begin Sleeve Chart; AT THE SAME TIME, inc 1 st at each end of 11th (11th:7th:11th:11th) row, then every foll 6th (6th:6th:4th:4th) row 15 (18:20:23:26) times more. 92 (98:107:113:124) sts.

Work even in patt until work meas 43cm from cast-on, ending after a WS row.

Change to 3.75mm needles.

Next row (WS): K1, *yo, K1; rep from * to end. 183 (195:213:225:247) sts.

Work even in st st for 9 rows.

SHAPE SLEEVEHEAD

Cont in st st, cast off 6 (6:7:8:9) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 4 (4:4:5:6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 163 (175:191:199:217) sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of every foll alt RS row 11 (11:11:10:10) times, then every foll row 15 (18:17:25:31) times. 111 (117:135:129:135) sts.

Purl 0 (1:0:0:0) WS row.

Next row (RS): SSK, (K3tog) to last 4 sts, (K2tog) twice. 38 (40:46:44:46) sts.

Next row (WS): (P2tog) to end. 19 (20:23:22:23) sts. Cast off.

MAKING UP

Join right shoulder using the three- needle cast-off.

NECKBAND

Using 2.5mm circular needles and with RS facing, pick up and knit 38 (42:45:47:49) sts down left front neck, K17 (21:25:27:31) from front neck holder, pick up and knit 38 (42:45:47:49) sts up right front neck, pick up and knit 5 sts down right back neck, K39 (45:51:53:57) from back neck holder, then pick up and knit 5 sts to shoulder. Break yarn and rejoin to beg of row. 142 (160:176:184:196) sts.

Next row: With RS of neck facing and with 2.5mm DPN in your right hand, cast on 4 sts at beg of row, *K3, K2tog. Slip 4 sts from DPN back to circulars. Rep from * until only 4 sts of i-cord remain. Break yarn and draw through 4 sts on needle.

Block body (not sleeves) to measurements, following any yarn care instructions on the ball band.

Join left shoulder using the three-needle cast-off. Join side and sleeve seams. Set in sleeves, easing cap to fit and matching the centre of the cast-off edge of the sleeve with the shoulder seam. Weave in ends.

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