Chunky Hoodie Knitting Pattern- whilst we hope this free knitting pattern works out well for you The Knitting Wool Store disclaims responsibility.
Soft and cosy sweater with hood and pouch pocket
Size: 34",36", 38", 40", 42", 44"
Materials: Mama Love 100g balls 5,5,5,6,6,6, (09 illustrated.)
Angora Ram 100g balls 1,1,1,1,2,2, (556 Deep Mauve, illustrated.)
Needles: 1 pair straight 6mm and 7mm
1 circular 7mm for hood.
Using 6mm straight needles and one strand of Mama Love and one of Angora Ram together cast on 52,56,60,62,64,68
Work in K1, P1 rib for 2.5"
Change to 7mm straight needles and work in st.st for
Shape Arm Holes:
At the beginning of the next 2 rows cast off 3 sts.
At the beginning of the next 2 rows cast off 2 sts.
Then decrease 1st. each end of every right side row 2,3,3,3,4,4 times
You now have 38,40,44,46,46,50 stitches remaining.
Work in st.st until armhole measures 8.5",9",9",9.75,10", 10.25"
At the beginning of next 2 rows cast off 5,6,6,7,7,5 sts.
At the begnning of next 2 rows cast off 5,5,6,7,7,5 sts
size 44 only, cast off 5 sts. at the beginning of the next 2 rows
Cast off remaining 18,18,20,18,18,20 sts.
Cast on and work rib as for back. Change to 7mm K1 row,P1 row.
Pocket: Break yarn, slip 1st.12,14,15,16,17,17 sts onto a holder, K1 across next 28,28,28,30,30,34sts, slip last 12,14,15,17,17 sts onto a holder.
With right side facing rejoin yarn and work on centre stitches as follows:
Row 1: K across.
Row 2: K4,purl to last 4 sts. K4. Repeat these 2 rows for 6 inches.Break off yarn, place sts on a holder.
Slip 1st 12,14,15,16,17,17 sts back onto needle,K all, cast on 28,28,28,30,30,34sts then knit remaining 12,14,15,16,17,17 sts. Work these sts. in st.st. for 6 inches. Then with right side facing K 12,14,15,16,17,17, cast off centre 28,28,28,30,30,34sts,K 12,14,15,16,17,17.
P 12,14,15,16,17,17 slip centre 28,28,28,30,30,34 back on to needle K last12,14,15,16,17,17.
Now work in st st over all stitches as for back until armhole measures 7",7.5"8", 8.25",8.5",8.25"
There will be 38,40,42,46,46,50 stitches remaining.
With right side facing work across 14,15,16,18,17,19 stitches
Cast off 10 stitches for neck front, work to end.
There will now be 14,15,16,18,17,19 stitches on each side.
Working each side separately cast off 2 stitches at neck edge.
Then decrease 1 stitch at neck edge 3,3,3,3,2,3 times.
You will now have 9,10,11,13,13,14 stitches on each side
At each armhole edge cast off 5,6,6,7,7,5 sts.
Then cast off 4,4,6,6,6,4 sts
size 44 only, cast off 4 sts.
Using size 6mm needles and one strand of Mama Love and one of Angora Ram together cast on 24,24,26,26,26,28
Work in K1, P1 rib for 2.5"
Change to no. 7mm needles, work in st.st. Inc. 1 st. at each end of the needle on 3rd row, then every 4th row, twice.
Then increase 1 st. each end of needle every 6 rows to 42,46,48,50,52,54stitches.
If necessary continue in st.st until sleeve measures 16",16.5",16.75",17",17.5",17.75"
Shape Sleeve Cap:
At the beginning of next 2 rows cast off 3sts.
At the beginning of following 2 rows cast off 2 sts.
Dec. 1 st. each end of needle every right side row 2,3,3,3,4,4 times
You will have 28,30,32,34,34,36 stitches remaining
work 4 rows st.st then dec. 1 st. each end of needle.
The dec. 1 st. each end of needle every right side row 6,6,7,8,7,6 times
Cast off 4 sts. at the beginning of next 2 rows.
Cast off the remaining 6,8,8,8,10,10 stitches.
Sew together shoulder seams.
With circular needles and 1 strand each of Mama Love and Angora Ram start at centre front and pick up 44,44,44,46,46,48 sts evenly around neck.
Then starting with right side facing work back and forth on circular needles as follows:
Row 1: K to end
Row 2: K4,P to last 4 sts. K4.
Repeat these 2 rows for 14inches, cast off.
Fold hood in half right sides together and sew seam.
Slip stitch top and bottom of pocket lining in place.
Set sleeves in armholes then sew underarm and side seams.