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Knit Top Down Raglan

Knit Top Down Raglan

With this knitting pattern we will create something unique and really cheap. If you never tried to knit top down raglans this is a great pattern to get starting exercises for the difficult ones. A simple top down raglan that has top down in stockinette stitch on circular needles , which allows you to do more modifications for sizes , cabling or intarsia. Also the the pattern includes notes for side shaping. With only 5$ dollars you can knit this gorgeous sweater and it’s newbie friendly. There is no excuse not to start knitting this right now.

Knit Top Down Raglan Materials:


-1 skein “Caron Simply Soft” in pale mint

– 1.5-2 skeins of “Caron Simply Soft” in grey


-One 24” circular needles, Size US8

-Two  32” circular needles: Size US9–one is extra for trying on the work-in-progress      -A set of 4 dpn’s: Size US8   -Optional: also size 7 US dpns

See Also:

Gauge: “Ribbing:” on size 8US: 7 sts=1” (vertically)
“Stockinette:” on size 9US: 18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch

Knit Top Down Raglan
Knit Top Down Raglan

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • Kf&b= Knit into the front and back of that stitch. (This is done on the stitches before and after a place marker.)
  • DPN’s=double pointed needles
  • K= knit
  • P=purl
  • St(s)= stitch(es)
  • RD(S)=round(s)
  • PM=place marker
  • M=marker
  • MC=grey
  • CC=pale green
  • K2tog= knit 2 sts together
  • SSK=slide, slide and knit those together.
  • M1=make 1 stitch (an increase)

Thanks for reading 🙂 and happing knitting knitters!!

You can find the full pattern at this link:

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