Raglan sweater knitting pattern free

Raglan sweater knitting pattern

Sweater knitting patternSIZE 8 (10:12:14:16:18:20:22:24:26)

YARN Rowan Kid Classic

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES

1 pair 5mm (UK 6/US 8) knitting needles

1 set 5mm (UK 6/US 8) circular needles, 60cm long

Tapestry needle

Stitch markers

Stitch holders

TENSION

18 sts and 24 rows to 10cm over st st on 5mm needles.

One repeat of chart pattern meas 10cm wide.

PATTERN NOTES

Stitch counts only apply after rows 1, 4, 5, 8, 9, or 12 of chart. When checking the stitch count, always count each chart as a total of 17 sts. Note that odd Chart rows begin on the left.

CHART (written instructions)

Worked over 17 to 19 sts.

Rows 1, 5 and 9 (WS): P17.

Row 2 (RS): K5, K2tog, (yo, K1) 3 times, yo, SSK, K5.

Rows 3, 7 and 11: P19.

Row 4: K4, SSK, K7, K2tog, K4.

Row 6: K3, K2tog, K1, yo, K1, yo, K3, yo, K1, yo, K1, SSK, K3.

Row 8: K2, K2tog, K5, MB, K5, SSK, K2.

Row 10: K1, K2tog, K2, yo, K1, yo, K5, yo, K1, yo, K2, SSK, K1.

Row 12: K2tog, K6, MB, K1, MB, K6, SSK.

Rep rows 1 to 12 for pattern.

BACK

Using 5mm needles, cast on 115 (123:127:131:135:139:143:151:155:159) sts.

Set-up row (WS): P20 (24:26:28:30:32:34:38:40:42), pm, work row 1 of Chart, pm, P12, pm, work row 1 of Chart, pm, P12, pm, work row 1 of Chart, pm, P20 (24:26:28:30:32: 34:38:40:42).

Next row (RS): *Knit to mrk, slm, work row 2 of chart, slm; rep from * twice more, knit to end.

Work in st st and chart as set for 5 rows more, ending after row 7 (WS) of Chart.

Dec row (RS): (Knit to 2 sts before mrk, SSK, slm, work chart to mrk, slm) twice, K2tog, knit to mrk, slm, work Chart to mrk, slm, K2tog, knit to end. 4 sts dec'd.

Cont in patt, repeating Dec row every foll 8th row 10 times more.

71 (79:83:87:91:95:99:107:111:115) sts.

Work even in patt for 17 (15:13:11:17:11:15:15:19:17) rows more, ending after a WS row. Piece meas approx. 43 (42 1/2:42:41:43:41:42 1/2:42 1/2:44 1/2:43) cm from cast-on edge.

SHAPE RAGLAN

Cont in patt, cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

65 (73:77:81:85:89:93:101:105:109) sts. Work 6 (4:4:4:4:4:4:2:2:2) rows even in patt.

Raglan dec row (RS): K2, SSK, patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2. 2 sts dec'd.

Rep Raglan dec row every foll 6th (4th:4th:4th:4th:4th:4th:2nd:2nd:2nd) row 5 (9:7: 7:5:5:4:23:25:27) times more, then every foll 0 (0:2nd:2nd:2nd:2nd:2nd:0:0:0) rows 0 (0:4:6:10:12:15:0:0:0) times.

Work even in patt for 0 (2:0:2:0:2:0:2:2:0) rows more, ending after row 12 (4:12:4:8: 8:12:12:8:8) of chart.

Place rem 53 sts on holder.

FRONT

Using 5mm needles, cast on 115 (123:127:131:135:139:143:151:155:159) sts.

Starting with a RS row, work 6 rows in st st.

Dec row (RS): SSK, patt to last 2 sts, K2tog. 2 sts dec'd.

Rep Dec row every foll 4 rows 21 times more. 71 (79:83:87:91:95:99:107:111:115) sts.

Work even in st st until piece meas 43 (42 1/2:42:41:43:41:42 1/2:42 1/2:44 1/2:43) cm from cast-on edge, ending after a WS row.

SHAPE RAGLAN

Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

65 (73:77:81:85:89:93:101:105:109) sts.

Raglan dec row (RS); K2, SSK, patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2. 2 sts dec'd.

Rep Raglan dec row every foll alt row 14 (10:12:12:10:14:12:8:6:8) times more, then every foll row 0 (8:8:10:14:12:16:24:28:28) times.

Place rem 35 sts on holder.

SLEEVES (make 2)

Using 5mm needles, cast on 38 (38:40:40:44:44:48:48:50:50) sts.

Beg with a RS row, work in st st for 20 (20:20:20:20:20:14:14:10:10) rows.

Inc row (RS): K1, M1, knit to last st, M1, K1. 2 sts inc'd.

Cont in st st, rep inc row every foll 20th (20th:20th:20th:20th:20th:14th:14th:10th:10th) row 4 (4:4:4:4:4:6:6:9:9) times more. 48 (48:50:50:54:54:62:62:70:70) sts.

Work even in st st until Sleeve meas 43 (43:43:43:44 1/2:44 1/2:45:45:45 1/2:45 1/2) cm from cast-on edge, ending after a WS row.

SHAPE RAGLAN

Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

42 (42:44:44:48:48:56:56:64:64) sts.

Raglan dec row (RS): K2, SSK, knit to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2. 2 sts dec'd.

Rep Raglan dec row every foll 4th (4th:4th:4th:4th:4th:2nd:2nd:2nd:2nd) row 3 (3:3: 4:4:4:21:21:21:23) times more, then every 2nd (2nd:2nd:2nd:2nd:2nd:0:0:0:0) row 9 (9:11:10:10:13:0:0:0:0) times.

16 (16:14:14:18:12:12:12:20:16) sts.

Left Sleeve only

Next row (WS): Cast off 8 (8:8:8:10:6:6:6:10:10) sts, patt to end.

8 (8:6:6:8:6:6:6:10:6) sts.

Dec row (RS): K2, SSK, patt to end.

1 st dec'd.

Rep Dec row every foll 2nd (2nd:4th:4th:2nd:4th:4th:4th:2nd:4th) row 4 (4:2:2:4:2: 2:2:6:2) times more. 3 sts remain.

Purl 1 WS row, then sk2po on foll RS row. Fasten off remaining st.

Right Sleeve only

Purl 1 row.

Next row (RS): Cast off 8 (8:8:8:10:6:6:6:10:10) sts, patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2.

7 (7:5:5:7:5:5:5:9:5) sts.

Work in st st for 1 (1:3:3:1:3:3:3:1:0) rows.

Dec row (RS): Patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2.

1 st dec'd.

Rep Dec row every foll 2nd (2nd:4th:4th:2nd:4th:4th:4th:2nd:4th) row 3 (3:1:1:3:1:1:1:5:1) times more. 3 sts remain.

Purl 1 WS row, then sk2po on foll RS row. Fasten off remaining st.

FINISHING

Weave in all ends. Steam and block all pieces, following any yarn care instructions on the ball band. Sew raglan seams. Sew side and sleeve seams.

NECKLINE EDGE

With 5mm circular needles, RS facing, and starting at left back raglan seam, pick up and knit 9 (9:8:8:9:8:8:8:13:8) sts down sleeve neck shaping, 8 (8:8:8:10:6:6:6:10:10) sts from sleeve cast-off, 35 sts from holder at front, 8 (8:8:8:10:6:6:6:10:10) sts from sleeve cast-off, 9 (9:8:8:9:8:8:8:13:8) sts to right back raglan seam, then 53 sts from holder at back.

122 (122:120:120:126:116:116:116:134:124) sts. Pm and join to work in the rnd.

Knit 3 rnds.

Cast off all sts.

Weave in remaining ends.

Meazurements

Chart and Diagram

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