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Chunky Sweater Knitting Pattern in 6 Sizes

Chunky Sweater Knitting Pattern- whilst we hope this free knitting pattern works out well for you The Knitting Wool Store disclaims responsibility.

Size: 34",36", 38", 40", 42", 44"

Materials: Mama Love 100g balls 4,4,5,5,6,6, (03 illustrated.)
Angora Ram 100g balls 1,1,1,1,2,2, (512 Taupe, illustrated.)

Needles: 1 pair straight 6mm and 7mm
1 circular 6mm for collar.

Instructions for Chunky Sweater Knitting Pattern

Back:
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
15",16",16",16.5",16.5"17"

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"

Shape shoulders:
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.

Front:
Work 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.

Shape neck:
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

Shape shoulders:
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.

Sleeves:
Using size 6mm needles and one strand of Mama Love and one of Angora Ram together cast on 26,26,28,28,28,30

Work in K1, P1 rib for 2.5"

Change to no. 7mm needles, work 4 rows st.st then inc. 1 st. at each end of the needle 2,4,3,5,7,7 times

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.

Collar:
Sew together shoulder seams.

With circular needles and 1 strand each of Mama Love and Angora Ram start at left shoulder seam and pick up 60,60,60,62,62,64 evenly around neck, work in K1, P1 rib for 2 rounds.
Then work back and forth, starting split on left shoulder, for 4". Change to 7mm straight needles and continue in rib as set for 4". Cast off.

Making up:
Set sleeves in sleeves then sew underarm and side seams.

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