Men's jumper knitting pattern

Knitted jumper for mens

Jumper knitting patternYARN

12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19 50g balls Patons Bluebell Merino 5ply in Junior Navy 4332

NEEDLES AND TOOLS

3.75mm knitting needles

3.00mm knitting needles

1 stitch-holder

Wool sewing needle

MEASUREMENTS

Size: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

To fit chest: 95, 105, 115, 125, 135, 145cm

Finished fit: 105, 115, 125, 135, 145, 155cm

Garment length: 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75cm

Sleeve length: 48cm

SPECIAL ABBREVIATION

M1: make 1 - pick up loop which lies before next st, place on left-hand needle and knit into back of loop.

TENSION

26 sts by 35 rows over stocking st, on 3.75mm needles to 10cm.

WORKING PATTERN

BACK

Using 3.00mm needles, cast on 139 (151, 165, 177, 191, 203) sts.

Row 1: K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 2: K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end.

Rep last 2 rows 11 times. 24 rows rib in all.

Change to 3.75mm needles.

Work in stocking st until Back measures 46cm from beg, ending with a purl row.

Shape Armholes

Cast off 8 (10, 12, 13, 16, 17) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 123 (131, 141, 151, 159, 169) sts.

Dec one st at each end of every row until 117 (125, 131, 137, 141, 151) sts rem, then in every foll alt row until 109 (113, 119, 125, 129, 135) sts rem. **

Work 71 (71, 73, 73, 75, 75) rows.

Shape Shoulders

Cast off 11 (11, 12, 13, 13, 13) sts at beg of next 4 rows, then 12 (12, 12, 12, 12, 14) sts at beg of foll 2 rows.

Leave rem 41 (45, 47, 49, 53, 55) sts on stitch-holder for neckband.

FRONT

Work as for Back to **.

Work 1 row.

Divide for V Neck

Next Row: K54 (56, 59, 62, 64, 67), turn.

Cont on these 54 (56, 59, 62, 64, 67) sts for left side of neck.

Dec one st at neck edge in every foll alt row until 45 (43, 45, 46, 45, 46) sts rem, then in every foll 4th row until 34 (34, 36, 38, 38, 40) sts rem. Work 7 rows.

Shape Shoulder

Cast off 11 (11, 12, 13, 13, 13) sts at beg of next row and foll alt row. Work 1 row.

Cast off rem 12 (12, 12, 12, 12, 14) sts.

Slip next st (centre st) onto a thread or safety pin and leave for neckband. With right side facing, join yarn to rem 54 (56, 59, 62, 64, 67) sts for right side of neck and knit to end.

Dec one st at neck edge in every foll alt row until 45 (43, 45, 46, 45, 46) sts rem, then in every foll 4th row until 34 (34, 36, 38, 38, 40) sts rem.

Work 8 rows.

Shape Shoulder

Cast off 11 (11, 12, 13, 13, 13) sts at beg of next row and foll alt row. Work 1 row.

Cast off rem 12 (12, 12, 12, 12, 14) sts.

SLEEVES

Using 3.00mm needles, cast on 65 (67, 69, 73, 75, 77) sts.

Work 24 rows rib as for Back.

Change to 3.75mm needles.

Work 4 rows stocking st.

Row 5: K2, M1, knit to last 2 sts, M1, K2. 67 (69, 71, 75, 77, 79) sts.

Cont in stocking st, inc one st (as before) at each end of every foll 4th (4th, 4th, 4th, 4th, 2nd) row until there are 69 (75, 95, 111, 131, 87) sts, then in every foll 6th (6th, 6th, 6th, 6th, 4th) row until there are 107 (111, 119, 127, 135, 143) sts.

Cont without further shaping until Sleeve measures 48cm (or length desired) from beg, ending with a purl row.

Shape Top

Cast off 4 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 99 (101, 107, 113, 119, 125) sts.

Dec one st at each end of next row, then in every foll alt row until 53 (53, 57, 69, 73, 81) sts rem, then in every row until 23 sts rem.

Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 4 rows. Cast off rem 11 sts.

NECKBAND

Join right shoulder seam. With right side facing and using 3.00mm needles, knit up 68 (68, 70, 70, 72, 72) sts evenly along left side of neck, K1 (centre st) from thread or safety pin, knit up 68 (68, 70, 70, 72, 72) sts evenly along right side of neck to shoulder, then knit across sts from back stitch-holder. 178 (182, 188, 190, 198, 200) sts.

Row 1: * K1, P1, rep from * to end.

Row 2: Rib to within 2 sts of centre st, ybk, sl 1, K1, psso, K1 (centre st), K2tog, rib to end. 176 (180, 186, 188, 196, 198) sts.

Row 3: Rib to within 2 sts of centre st, K2tog, P1 (centre st), K2tog tbl, rib to end. 174 (178, 184, 186, 194, 196) sts.

Rep 2nd and 3rd rows 4 times. 158 (162, 168, 170, 178, 180) sts, 11 rows rib in all.

Cast off loosely in rib.

MAKING UP

Do not press. Join left shoulder and neckband seam. Join side and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves.

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