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V neck Pullover

By: Bernat

This pullover sweater is comfortable and chic. It has a deep V-neck and soft ribbed texture. For all skill levels, try this easy knitting pattern. Also try the matching pullover sweater for baby!

V-neck Pullover

MATERIALS

  • Bernat® Handicrafter Cotton
  • (50 g / 1.75 oz/73 m/80 yds)
     
  • or Bernat® Satin
  • (100 g / 3.5 oz/149 m/163 yds)
  • Sizes XS/S (M-L-XL-2/3XL-4/5XL)
  • 770 (845-925-1075-1235-1310) m
    OR
  • 845 (925-1010-1175-1350-1435) yds
  • Knitting Needles: sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • 5 st holders.

SIZES
To fit bust measurement

  • Extra-Small/Small 28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
  • Medium 36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
  • Large 40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
  • Extra-Large 44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
  • 2/3 Extra-Large 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
  • 4/5 Extra-Large 56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]

Finished bust

  • X-Small/Small 38 ins [96.5 cm]
  • Medium 42 ins [106.5 cm]
  • Large 46 ins [117 cm]
  • X-Large 50½ ins [128.5 cm]
  • 2/3 X-Large 60 ins [152.5 cm]
  • 4/5 X-Large 68 ins [ 173 cm ]

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

ABBREVIATIONS
Beg = Beginning.
Cont = Continue(ity).
Dec = Decrease(ing).
Inc = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.
K = Knit.
K2tog = Knit 2 stitches together.
P = Purl.
P2tog = Purl 2 stitches together.
P2togtbl = Purl 2 stitches together through back loops.
Psso = Pass slipped stitch over.
Rem = Remaining.
Rep = Repeat.
RS = Right side.
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.
St(s) = Stitch(es).
WS = Wrong side.

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

BACK
**With smaller needles, cast on 86 (95-104-113- 135-153) sts.
Knit 7 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS and inc 4 (5-6-7-7-9) sts evenly across last row. 90 (100-110-120-142-162) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 13½ (14½-15-15- 16-16) ins [34.5 (37-38-38-40.5-40.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape raglans: Cast off 5 (5-5-7-8-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 80 (90-100-106-126-146) sts.**
Work 2 rows even.
Next row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 7 (5-3-2-0-0) times more. 64 (78- 92-100-124-144) sts.
Next row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 0 (6-12-15-11-0) times more. 62 (64-66-68-100-142) sts.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd row: P1. P2tog. Purl to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows 3 (3-3-3-8-15) times more, then 1st and 2nd rows once. Leave rem 34 (36-38-40- 42-42) sts on a st holder.

Vneck Pullover Pattern

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Divide for front opening: Next row: (RS). K40 (45-50-53-63-73) sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 7 (5-3-2-0-0) times more. 32 (39- 46-50-62-72) sts.

Sizes M, L, XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
Next row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows (5-11-14-11-0) times more. (33-34-35-50-71) sts.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
1st row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row.
2nd row: Purl to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows (2-9) times more, then 1st and 2nd rows once. 39 sts.

All sizes: Shape neck: 1st row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1.
psso. K21 (21-21-21-26-26) sts. Turn. Leave rem
8 (9-10-11-10-10) sts on a st holder.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog.
4th row: P2tog. Purl to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
5th row: As 3rd row.
6th row: P2tog. Purl to end of row.
7th row: As 3rd row.

Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only:
8th row: Purl to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
9th row: As 3rd row.
10th row: Purl.
11th row: As 3rd row.
12th row: As 8th row.
13th row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row.
14th row: Purl.
15th row: As 13th row.
Rep last 4 rows once more. 3 sts.
Next row: (WS). P1. P2togtbl. 2 sts.
Next row: Sl1. K1. psso. Fasten off.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
8th row: As 4th row.
9th row: As 3rd row.
10th row: Purl.
11th row: As 3rd row.
12th row: Purl to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
13th row: As 3rd row.
14th row: Purl.
15th row: K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to end of row.
16th row: As 12th row.
17th row: As 15th row.
Rep 14th to 17th rows once more. 4 sts.
Next row: (WS). P4.
Next row: Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Next row: P1. P2togtbl.
Next row: Sl1. K1. psso. Fasten off.
All sizes: With RS of work facing, join yarn to rem sts. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 7 (5-3-2-0-0) times more. 32 (39- 46-50-62-72) sts.
Sizes M, L, XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
Next row: (RS). Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows (5-11-14-11-0) times more. (33- 34-35-50-71) sts.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
1st row: (RS). Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd row: P1. P2tog. Purl to end of row.
3rd row: As 1st row.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows (2-9) times more, then 1st and 2nd rows once. 39 sts.

All sizes: Shape neck:
Next row: (RS). Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
2nd row: Purl to last 8 (9-10-11-10-10) sts. Turn.
Leave rem sts on a st holder. 23 (23-23-23-28-28) sts.
3rd row: Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
4th row: P2tog. Purl to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1.
5th row: As 3rd row.
6th row: Purl to last 2 sts. P2togtbl.
7th row: As 3rd row.

Sizes XS/S, M, L and XL only:
8th row: P1. P2tog. Purl to end of row.
9th row: As 3rd row
10th row: Purl.
11th row: As 3rd row.
12th row: As 8th row.
13th row: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
14th row: Purl.
15th row: As 13th row.
Rep last 4 rows once more. 3 sts.
Next row: (WS). P2tog. P1. 2 sts.
Next row: K2tog. Fasten off.

Sizes 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
8th row: As 4th row.
9th row: As 3rd row.
10th row: Purl.
11th row: As 3rd row.
12th row: P1. P2tog. Purl to end of row.
13th row: As 3rd row.
14th row: Purl.
15th row: Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
16th row: As 12th row.
17th row: As 15th row.
Rep 14th to 17th rows once more. 4 sts.
Next row: (WS). P4.
Next row: K2. K2tog.
Next row: P2tog. P1.
Next row: K2tog. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
With smaller needles, cast on 40 (40-45-45-49-49) sts.
Knit 7 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS and inc 3 sts evenly across last row. 43 (43-48-48-52- 52) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and every following 6th (6th-6th-4th-4th-2nd) row to 49 (51-52-66-94-70) sts, then every following 8th (6th-6th-6th-6th-4th) row to 67 (71-76-86-96- 104) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 17½ (18- 18-17½-17-16½) ins [44.5 (45.5-45.5-44.5-43- 42) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape raglans: Cast off 5 (5-5-7-8-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 57 (61-66-72-80-88) sts.
Work 2 rows even.
Next row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows 1 (1-1-0-0-0) time more. 53 (57- 62-70-78-86) sts.
Next row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 21 (23-25-27-28-30) times more. 9 (9-10-14-20-24) sts.

Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
Next row: (RS). K1. Sl1. K1. psso. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1.
Next row: P1. P2tog. Purl to last 3 sts. P2togtbl. P1. Rep last 2 rows (0-1-2) time(s) more. (10-12-12) sts.

All sizes: Leave rem 9 (9-10-10-12-12) sts on a st holder.

Vneck Pullover Pattern

FINISHING
Neckband: Sew raglan seams. With RS of work facing and smaller needles, K8 (9-10-11-10-10) from right front st holder. Pick up and knit 14 (14- 14-14-17-17) sts up right front neck edge. K9 (9- 10-10-12-12) from right sleeve st holder. K34 (36-38-40-42-42) from back neck st holder, dec 2 sts evenly across. K9 (9-10-10-12-12) from left sleeve st holder. Pick up and knit 14 (14-14-14-17-17) sts down left front neck edge. K8 (9-10-11-10-10) from left front st holder. 94 (98-104-108-118-118) sts.
Knit 4 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Front opening edging:
With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 26 (29-31-32-32-35) sts down left front opening edge. Pick up and knit 26 (29-31- 32-32-35) sts up right front opening edge.
Cast off.
Sew side and sleeve seams.

 

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