Jumper and snood knitting pattern

Jumper and snoodYarn used

Jumper:

Bergere de France Jaspee 8 (9, 9, 10) balls in Bartavelle (MC) A

Bergere de France Berlaine 2 balls in Cafe (CC1) B, 1 ball each in Bisque (CC2) C & Vert d'eau (CC3) D

Snood:

1 ball each in MC, CC1, CC2 & CC3

About the yarn

MC: DK; 95m per 50g ball; 80% acrylic, 20% wool

CC: 5-ply/sport; 90m per 50g ball; 100% wool

Tension

Measured over Stranded colourwork on 4mm needles (patt st on 5.5mm needles)

20 (15.5) sts x 24 (21) rows = 10cm x 10cm

Needles used

3mm straight

4mm straight

5.5mm straight

Sizing

S (M, L, XL)

Special instructions

Patt St

Row 1 (RS): K all sts tbl.

Row 2: *Slip 1 st to RH needle pwise, then slip it back to LH needle, inserting needle in back strand from back to front. P this st; rep from * to end.

Rep these 2 rows.

JUMPER

Back

Using 3mm needles and CC1, cast on 89 (97, 105, 115) sts.

Work in St st for 5 rows, knit 1 row on WS for fold, work in St st for 4 rows. Change to 4mm needles and work from chart for 22 rows starting with 5th (1st, 2nd, 2nd) st of chart.

Change to 5.5mm needles and MC. Work in patt st and dec 18 (20, 22, 24) sts evenly spaced across 1st row. 71 (77, 83, 91) sts

Work even until piece measures 36 (37, 37, 38) cm (approximately 80 (82, 82, 84) rows) total.

Raglan

Dec 2 sts at the beg of the next 2 rows.

Dec at each end as foll, 1 st in from edge.

S: [1 st twice every 2nd row, 1 st once every 4th row] 4 times and then 1 st 7 times every 2nd row.

M: [1 st twice every 2nd row, 1 st once every 4th row] 3 times and then 1 st 12 times every 2nd row.

L: [1 st twice every 2nd row, 1 st once every 4th row] 3 times and then 1 st 14 times every 2nd row.

XL: 1 st once every 4th row, 1 st 25 times every 2nd row.

To dec 1 st, 1 st in from edge: K1 tbl, k2 tog tbl, cont row until 3 sts rem on LH ndl, sl1, k1, psso, k1 tbl.

Once you have completed the last dec, work even for 1 row over the rem 29 (31, 33, 35) sts and cast off all sts for neck.

Front

Work as for back to raglan.

Raglan

When work measures 36 (37, 37, 38) cm (approximately 80 (82, 82, 84) rows), dec 2 sts at the beg of the next 2 rows.

Dec at each end as foll, 1 st in from edge.

S: [1 st twice every 2nd row, 1 st once every 4th row] 4 times and then 1 st 5 times every 2nd row.

M: [1 st twice every 2nd row, 1 st once every 4th row] 3 times and then 1 st 10 times every 2nd row.

L: [1 st twice every 2nd row, 1 st once every 4th row] 3 times and then 1 st 12 times every 2nd row.

XL: 1 st once every 4th row, 1 st 23 times every 2nd row.

Neck

At the same time, when work measures 52 (54, 56, 58) cm (approximately 114 (118, 122, 126) rows) total, cast off the 13 (15, 17, 19) centre sts.

Cont each side separately and cast off on neck side every 2nd row: 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st twice and the rem 3 sts.

Left sleeve

Using 3mm needles and CC1, cast on 45 (47, 49, 51) sts.

Work in St st for 5 rows, k 1 row on WS for fold, working St st for 4 rows.

Change to 4mm needles and work from chart for 22 rows starting with 2nd (1st, 5th, 4th) st of chart.

Change to 5.5mm needles and MC. Work in patt st.

Dec 10 sts evenly spaced across 1st row. 35 (37, 39, 41) sts

Inc at each end as foll, 2 sts in from edge.

S: 1 st 4 times every 10th row, 1 st 3 times every 8th row.

M: 1 st 8 times every 8th row.

L: 1 st 6 times every 8th row, 1 st 3 times every 6th row.

XL: 1 st 11 times every 6th row.

Cont and work even over the rem 49 (53, 57, 63) sts until sleeve measures 48 cm (approximately 106 rows) total.

Raglan

Cast off 2 sts at the beg of next 2 rows. Then dec on right edge as for back; at the same time on left edge as for front. Cast off on left edge every 2nd row as foll: 4 sts once, 2 sts once and the rem 3 sts.

Right sleeve

Work likewise, rev shaping of raglan.

Collar

Using 4mm needles and col A, cast on 91 (95, 99, 103) sts.

Work in St st for 4 rows, k 1 row on WS for fold, work in St st for 4 rows and leave all sts on hold.

Finishing: Join raglans. Graft collar along neck edge using Kitchener stitch, fold over to WS and hem in place. Sew side seams of sweater and sleeve seams. Fold bottom edge of body and sleeves over 2cm and hem in place. Secure and weave in ends.

SNOOD

With 4mm needles and CC1, cast on 122 sts.

Rows 1-3: Knit.

Row 4: Purl.

Row 5: Knit.

Row 6: Purl.

Rows 7-25: Joining and dropping other colours as appropriate, work rows 1-19 of chart.

Rows 26-29: With CC1 only, work in St st.

Rows 30-31: Knit.

Change to 5.5mm needles and MC.

Purl 1 row and dec 30 sts evenly spaced across row.

Work in patt st over the rem 92 sts for 10cm (22 rows) and cast off all sts.

Fold snood in two. Join longer sides then join shorter sides.

Secure and weave in ends.

Chart and Schematic

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