Man’s jumper & hat

Pat Men­chini’s chunky, two-tone set makes a snug­gly project for a loved one this Christ­mas.

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Wrap him up in chunky love!

Make brisk win­ter walks (or just a trip to the shops) a lot more ro­man­tic by dress­ing your favourite chap in a woolly that’s 100% de­signed to warm! This manly knit has two-tone shoul­ders, a neat mock cable de­sign and even comes with a cosy match­ing beanie to fin­ish off the look. Sim­ply start with a 2x2 rib and fin­ish with a rolled and sewn crew neck.

JUMPER FRONT

Cast on 72 ( 80: 88: 96: 104) sts us­ing 5 mm nee­dles and Yarn A. Row 1 (RS) K3, (P2, K2) to last st, K1. Row 2 K1, (P2, K2) to last 3 sts, P2, K1. Rep th­ese 2 rows for 7cm end­ing af­ter a Row 1. ** Next row P6 ( 5:4: 8: 7), (M1, P5) 12 ( 14: 16: 16: 18) times, M1, P to end. [85 ( 95: 105: 113: 123) sts] Change to 6 mm nee­dles. Row 1 (RS) P2 ( 3:4: 4: 5), (K1tbl, P2, TW3, P2) to last 3 ( 4:5: 5: 6) sts, K1tbl, P2 ( 3:4: 4:5). Row 2 K2 ( 3:4: 4: 5), (P1tbl, K2, P3, K2) to last 3 ( 4:5: 5: 6) sts, P1tbl, K2 ( 3:4: 4: 5). Th­ese 2 rows set the patt. Cont in patt un­til work mea­sures 42cm from beg, end­ing af­ter a WS row.

SHAPE RAGLAN

Cast off 2(3: 4: 5: 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. [81 ( 89: 97: 103: 111) sts]

SIZES XS AND S ONLY

Row 3 K1, k2­togtbl, patt to last 3 sts, k2­tog, K1. [2 sts dec’d]

Row 4 K1, p2­tog, patt to last 3 sts, p2­togtbl, K1. [2 sts dec’d]

Row 5 K1, k2­togtbl, patt to last 3 sts, k2­tog, K1. [2 sts dec’d]

Row 6 K1, P1, patt to last 2 sts, P1, K1. Rep the last 4 rows 6 ( 7: - : - : - ) times more. [39 ( 41: - : - : - ) sts]

SIZES M AND L ONLY

Row 3 K1, k2­togtbl, patt to last 3 sts, k2­tog, K1. [2 sts dec’d]

Row 4 K1, p2­tog, patt to last 3 sts, p2­togtbl, K1. [2 sts dec’d]

Rows 5- 6 Rep rows 3 and 4 once more. [4 sts dec’d]

Row 7 K1, k2­togtbl, patt to last 3 sts, k2­tog, K1. [2 sts dec’d]

Row 8 K1, P1, patt to last 2 sts, P1, K1. Rep Rows 3 to 8 - (- : 4: 5: -) times more. [- (- : 47 : 43 :-) sts]

SIZE XL ONLY

Row 3 K1, k2­togtbl, patt to last 3 sts, k2­tog, K1. [2 sts dec’d] Row 4 K1, p2­tog, patt to last 3 sts, p2­tog tbl, K1. [2 sts dec’d] Rows 5- 8 Rep Rows 3 and 4 twice. [8 sts dec’d] Row 9 K1, k2­tog tbl, patt to last 3 sts, k2­tog, K1. [2 sts dec’d] Row 10 K1, P1, patt to last 2 sts, P1, K1. Rep Rows 3 to 10, 3 times more. [- (-: -: -: 55) sts] Now work Rows 3 to 8 once as given for Sizes M and L. [- (-: -: -: 45) sts]

ALL SIZES

Next row K1, k2­togtbl, patt to last 3 sts,

k2­tog, K1. [2 sts dec’d] Next row K1, P1, work to last 2 sts, P1, K1. *** Rep the last 2 rows 1 ( 1:2: 0: 0) times more. [35 ( 37: 41: 41: 43) sts]

SHAPE NECK

Next row (RS) K1, k2­togtbl, patt 7 ( 7: 8: 8:8), turn. Cont on this group of sts for left half of Neck. Dec 1 st at Neck edge of next 3 rows, and 1 st at the raglan edge of the next RS row. [5( 5: 6: 6: 6) sts] Cont dec at raglan edge only ev­ery RS row as be­fore un­til 2 sts rem. Work 1 row. Cast off. With RS fac­ing, slip next 15 ( 17: 19: 19: 21) sts (cen­tre sts) on a stitch holder and leave. Neatly re­join yarn to rem 10 ( 10: 11: 11: 11) sts. Next row Patt to last 3 sts, k2­tog, K1. Com­plete as left half of Neck.

BACK

Work as Front to ***. Rep the last 2 rows un­til 25 ( 27: 29: 29: 31) sts rem, end­ing af­ter WS row. Slip sts on a stitch holder.

SLEEVES

Cast on 28 ( 32: 32: 36: 36) sts us­ing 5 mm nee­dles and Yarn A. Work as Front to **. Next row P2 ( 2:1: 3: 3), *M1, P3 ( 7:3: 5: 5); rep from * to last 2 ( 2:1: 3: 3) sts, M1, P2 ( 2:1: 3: 3). [37 ( 37: 43: 43: 43) sts] Change to 6 mm nee­dles. Row 1 (RS) P2 ( 2:5: 5: 5), (K1tbl, P2, TW3, P2) to last 3 ( 3:6: 6: 6) sts, K1tbl, P2 ( 2:5: 5: 5) sts.

Row 2 K2 ( 2:5: 5: 5), (P1tbl, K2, P3, K2) to last 3 ( 3:6: 6: 6) sts, P1tbl, K2 ( 2:5: 5: 5). Cont in patt and grad­u­ally work­ing ex­tra sts into patt shape sleeve by inc 1 st at each end of next row, then on ev­ery foll 4th row un­til there are 45 ( 53: 53: 63: 69) sts, then on ev­ery foll 6th ( 6th: 6th: 6th:

4th) row un­til there are 61 ( 65: 69: 73: 77) sts. Cont straight un­til sleeve mea­sures 46 ( 47: 47: 48: 48) cm from beg, end­ing af­ter a WS row.

SHAPE RAGLAN

Cast off 2(3: 4: 5: 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. [57 ( 59: 61: 63: 65) sts] SIZE S ONLY Work Rows 3 to 6 once as given for sizes XS and S only of Front raglan. [- ( 51: -: -: -) sts] ALL SIZES Next row K1, k2­togtbl, patt to last 3 sts, k2­tog, K1. [2 sts dec’d] Next row K1, P1, patt to last 2 sts, P1, K1. Rep the last 2 rows un­til 33 ( 35: 37: 37: 39) sts rem, end­ing af­ter a Row 1. Break Yarn A. Join in Yarn B. Next row K1, P to last st, K1. Now cont in patt as be­fore dec 1 st at each end of ev­ery RS row un­til 13 sts rem, end­ing af­ter a WS row. Slip sts on a length of yarn.

NECKBAND

Join raglan shap­ings ex­cept the right Back raglan. With 5 mm nee­dles and Yarn A, and RS fac­ing, K across 25 ( 27: 29: 29: 31) sts on back stitch holder, dec 7 ( 7:8: 8: 8) sts evenly, K across 13 sts of left Sleeve, dec 3 sts evenly, pick up and K9 ( 9: 10: 10: 10) sts evenly down left side of front Neck, K across 15 ( 17: 19: 19: 21) sts on stitch holder, dec 3 ( 3:4: 4: 4) sts evenly, pick up and K9 ( 9: 10: 10: 10) sts evenly up right side of front neck, fi­nally K across 13 sts of right Sleeve, dec 3 sts evenly. [68 ( 72: 76: 76: 80) sts] Beg with a Row 2 work 14 rows in rib as on Front. Cast off very loosely.

TO MAKE UP

Join re­main­ing Raglan shap­ing and edges of Neckband. Join side and Sleeve seams. Fold neckband in half to WS and hem in place.

HAT

Cast on 82 sts us­ing 5 mm nee­dles and Yarn B. Row 1 (RS) P2, ( TW3, P2, K1tbl, P2) 10 times. Row 2 P1, K1, (P1tbl, K2, P3, K2) 9 times, P1tbl, K2, P3, K1, P1. Th­ese 2 rows form patt. Work 2 more rows in patt. Change to 6 mm nee­dles and cont in patt un­til work mea­sures 13cm from beg, end­ing af­ter Row 1. Change to 5 mm nee­dles. Next row P, dec 1 st at cen­tre. [81 sts]

SHAPE CROWN

Row 1 (K8, k2­tog) 8 times, K1. [73 sts] Row 2 and ev­ery alt row Purl. Row 3 (K7, k2­tog) 8 times, K1. [65 sts] Row 5 (K6, k2­tog) 8 times, K1. [57 sts] Row 7 (K5, k2­tog) 8 times, K1. [49 sts] Row 9 (K4, k2­tog) 8 times, K1. [41 sts] Row 11 (K3, k2­tog) 8 times, K1. [33 sts] Row 13 (K2, k2­tog) 8 times, K1. [25 sts] Row 15 (K1, k2­tog) 8 times, K1. [17 sts] Break yarn. Run the end through the sts, draw up and fas­ten off se­curely. Join side edges.

This jumper’s raglan sleeves make for a neat, snug fit over the shoul­ders.

The mock cable de­sign on this hat matches the jumper per­fectly.

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