Classic Patterned Sweater


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These classic pullover sweaters from Bernat Yarns are unique with their texture and pattern. Get them done in time for the wintery weather!

Classic Patterned Sweater


  • Bernat® Jacquards
  • (100 g/3.5 oz; 184 m/201 yds)
  • His Version: #13040 (Jet Jacquard)
  • Her Version: #13427 (Geranium Jacquard)
  • 5 (5-6-6-7-8) balls
  • Knitting Needles: sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • 2 st holders.

XS/S (M-L-XL-2/3XL-4/5XL)
28/34 (36/38-40/42-44/46- 48/54-56/62) ins [71/86.5 (91.5/96.5-101.5/106.5- 112/117-122/137-142/157.5) cm].
Finished Bust/Chest:
35 (40-44-49-56-65) ins [89 (101.5-112-124.5-142-165) cm].

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

**With smaller needles, cast on 78 (90-98-110-126-146) sts.
Work 1½ ins [4 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing, ending with a WS row.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st for 16 ins [40.5 cm] total length, ending with a purl row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 3 (4-6- 7-9-11) sts beg next 2 rows. 72 (82- 86-96-108-124) sts.**
Cont even until armhole measures 8 (8½-9-9-10-11) ins [20.5 (21.5- 23-23-25.5-28) cm], ending with a purl row.
Shoulders: Cast off 21 (25-27-31- 36-43) sts beg next 2 rows. Leave rem 30 (32-32-34-36-38) sts on a st holder.

Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont even until armhole measures 5 (5-5-5½-6-7) ins [12.5 (12.5- 12.5-14- 15-18) cm], ending with a purl row.
Neck shaping: Next row: (RS). K27 (31-33-37-42-49). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 2 rows, then every following alt row to 21 (25-27-31-36-43) sts. Cont even until Front measures same as Back to beg of shoulder, ending with a purl row. Cast off.
With RS facing, slip next 18 (20-20- 22-24-26) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and knit to end of row. Work as given for left side.

With smaller needles cast on 38 (38- 42-42-46-46) sts.
Work 1½ ins [4 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing, ending with WS row.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st at each end of needle on 5th and every following 4th (4th-4th-4th-2nd-2nd) row to 52 (62-76-76-56-80) sts, then following 6th (6th-6th-6th-4th- 4th) rows to 72 (76-82-82-90- 100) sts. Cont even for 18 (18-18- 19-19-19) ins [45.5 (45.5-45.5- 48-48-48) cm] total length, ending with a purl row. Cast off. Place markers on side edges 4 (6-8-8-10- 12) rows down from cast off edge.

Collar: Sew right shoulder seam.
With RS facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 90 (94-94-102- 110-114) sts evenly around neck edge (including sts on holders). Work in (K2. P2) ribbing for 1½ ins [4 cm] for His Version or 7 ins [18 cm] for Her Version. Cast off in rib. Sew left shoulder and collar seam. Sew in sleeves placing rows above markers along armhole cast off sts to form square armholes.

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