Cowl Neck Sweater Knitting Pattern

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Cowl Neck Sweater Knitting Pattern

A easy to knit cowl neck sweater knitting pattern. Designed by Mary Jane Protus.The white color will give you a really classy and casual look. Directions for this cowl neck sweater are in size small if you want to knit it in large or extra large use the directions in parentheses.Thanks for reading , have fun knitting and have we wish you a lovely day. 🙂

♥ RED HEART® “Light & Lofty®”: 3 (3, 4, 4) skeins 9316 Puff CA

♥RED HEART® “Super Saver®”: 2 (2, 2, 2) skeins 0316 Soft White CB.

♥Knitting Needles: 9mm [US 13].

♥Circular Knitting Needles: 6mm [US 10] and 9mm [US13] – 24”.

♥Stitch holder

♥Yarn needle.

Cowl Neck Sweater Knitting Pattern
Cowl Neck Sweater Knitting Pattern

GAUGE: 10 sts = 4”; 20 rows = 4” in pat with larger needles. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

To Fit Bust: 30-31 (33-35, 37-39, 41-43)”. Finished Bust Measurement: 32 (36, 40, 44)”.

NOTE: CB is used double throughout.

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Cowl Neck Sweater Knitting Pattern Instructions

BACK: With larger needles and CA, cast on 41 (46, 51, 56) stitches. Knit 9 rows.

Rows 1 and 3 (Right Side): With Color B, Knit.

Rows 2 and 4: With Color B, Purl.

Rows 5 and 6: With Color A, Knit.

Rows 7-10: With Cοlor B, repeat Rows 1- 4.

Rows 11-20: With Color A, Knit. Repeat Rows 1-20 for pattern until 14 (14½, 15, 16)” from begin, end wrong side row.

Shape Armholes: Keeping continuity of pattern, bind off 3 stitches at beg of next 2 rows. Decrease 1 stitch each end of next row – 33 (38, 43, 48) stitches. Work even until armholes measure 7½ (8, 8½, 9)”, end wrong side row.

Shape Shoulders: Bind off 2 (3, 3, 4) stitches at beginning of next 2 rows, 2 (3, 4, 4) stitches at beg of next 2 rows, and 3 (3, 4, 5) stitches at beg of next 2 rows – 19 (20, 21, 22) stitches. Bind off.

Cowl Neck Sweater Knitting Pattern Front Instructions

FRONT: Work same as back until armholes measure 2 (2, 3, 3)”, end wrong side row. Divide for Neck

Neck: Keeping continuity of pattern, work across first 10 (12, 14, 16) stitches; turn and put remaining stitches on a holder. Work one row. Decrease 1 stitch at neck edge every right side row 3 times – 7 (9, 11, 13) stitches. Work even until front measures same as back to shoulder, end wrong side row. Shape

Shoulder: Bind off 2 (3, 3, 4) stitches at beginning of next row. Work 1 row. Bind off 2 (3, 4, 4) stitches at beginning of next row. Work 1 row. Bind off 3 (3, 4, 5) stitches. With right side facing, leave center 13 (14, 15, 16) stitches on holder, join yarn to remaining stitches and work in pattern to end. Complete to correspond to first side, reversing shaping.

SLEEVES: With Color A and larger needles, cast on 22 (23, 24, 25) stitches. Work 9 Knit rows, then pattern rows 1-20 same as back AND AT THE SAME TIME shape sides by inc 1 stitch each end of 8 (8, 4, 4)th row, then every 6th row 7 (8, 9, 9) times – 38 (41, 44, 45) stitches. Work even until 15 (16, 17, 17½)” from beginning, end wrong side row.

Shape Cap: Keeping continuity of pattern, bind off 3 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows. Decrease 1 stitch each end of next row – 30 (33, 36, 37) stitches. Bind off 2 stitches at beginning of next 8 (8, 10, 10) rows, 3 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows – 8 (11, 10, 11) stitches. Bind off.

FINISHING-Cowl: Sew shoulder seams. With right side facing, smaller circular needle and starting at center of back neck, pick up and Knit 10 (10, 11, 11) stitches across back, 13 (15, 17, 19) stitches down left neck, Knit across 13 (14, 15, 16) stitches from holder, pick up and Knit 13 (15, 17, 19) stitches up right neck edge, 9 (10, 10, 11) stitches across back neck; turn, do not join – 58 (64, 70, 76) stitches. Knit 6 rows. Change to larger circular needle and Knit every row until collar measures 7”. Bind Off Row: * Bind off 1 stitch, yarn over, bind off yarn over, bind off 2 stitches, yarn over, bind off yarn over; repeat from * around, bind off remaining stitches. Sew collar seam. Sew sleeve and side seams. Set in sleeves.

Thanks to Red Heart Yarn for letting us share the pattern, go and have a look at the great pattern and yarn they have at http://www.redheart.com/

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