The Knitter

Crabapple

Aran-weight sweater with a zigzag cable pattern

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STITCH PATTERNS

Follow the charted or written pattern instructio­ns, as preferred.

PATTERN A

(worked over 26 sts and 6 rows)

Row 1 (RS): K6, C2B, K3, C2B, K1, C2F, K3, C2F, K5.

Row 2 (WS): K5, P1, K4, P1, K3, P1, K4, P1, K6.

Row 3: K5, (C2B, K3) twice, C2F, K3, C2F, K4.

Row 4: K4, (P1, K4, P1, K5) twice.

Row 5: K4, C2B, K3, C2B, K5, (C2F, K3) twice.

Row 6: K3, P1, K4, P1, K7, (P1, K4)twice.

PATTERN B

(worked over 26 sts and 16 rows)

Row 1 (RS): P3, C2B, K3, T2B, P5, C2B, C2F, K3, C2F, P2.

Row 2 (WS): K2, P9, K6, P6, K3.

Row 3: P2, C2B, K3, T2B, P5, C2B, K2, C2F, K3, C2F, P1.

Row 4: K1, P11, K6, P6, K2.

Row 5: P2, T2F, K3, C2F, P5, T2F, K2, C2B, K3, T2B, P1.

Row 6: As row 2.

Row 7: P3, C2F, K3, C2F, P5, T2F, C2B, K3, T2B, P2.

Row 8: K3, P7, K6, P7, K3.

Row 9: P2, C2B, C2F, K3, C2F, P5, C2B, K3, T2B, P3.

Row 10: K4, P6, K5, P9, K2.

Row 11: P1, C2B, K2, C2F, K3, C2F, P3, C2B, K3, T2B, P4.

Row 12: K5, P6, K3, P11, K1.

Row 13: P1, T2F, K2, C2B, K3, T2B, P3, T2F, K3, C2F, P4.

Row 14: As row 10.

Row 15: P2, T2F, C2B, K3, T2B, P5, C2F, K3, C2F, P3.

Row 16: As row 8.

BACK

Using 5mm needles, cast on

74 ( 82: 90: 98: 110: 118: 126: 134) sts.

Row 1 (RS): K11 ( 15: 19: 23: 16: 20: 24: 28), pm, *work Pattern A row 1; rep from * to last

11 ( 15: 19: 23: 16: 20: 24: 28) sts, pm, K to end. Row 2 (WS): K to mrk, *work Pattern A row 2; rep from * to mrk, K to end.

Row 3: K to mrk, *work Pattern A row 3; rep from * to mrk, K to end.

Rows 4-6: As rows 2-3, using subsequent rows of Pattern A.

Change to 5.5mm needles.

MAIN PATTERN

Row 1 (RS): P to mrk, *work Pattern B row 1; rep from * to mrk, P to end.

Row 2 (WS): K to mrk, *work Pattern B row 2; rep from * to mrk, K to end.

Rows 3-16: As rows 1-2, using subsequent rows of Pattern B.

The previous 16 rows set the Main Pattern. Cont as set until work meas 36 ( 36: 36 : 36: 36: 36: 35 : 35 ) cm from cast-on edge, ending with a WS row.

SHAPE ARMHOLE

Cast off 2 ( 3: 3: 4: 4: 5: 6: 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

70 ( 76: 84: 90: 102: 108: 114: 122) sts.

Dec row (RS): P2, P2tog, patt to last 4 sts, P2tog tbl, P2.

68 ( 74: 82: 88: 100: 106: 112: 120) sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of every row as set 0( 0: 1: 2: 4: 4: 5: 6) more times.

68 ( 74: 80: 84: 92: 98: 102: 108) sts.

Sizes S to 4XL only

Work Dec row on alt RS rows - ( 1: 3: 4: 4: 5: 3: 3) more times. -( 72: 74: 76: 84: 88: 96: 102) sts.

Sizes 1XL to 4XL only

Dec 1 st at each end of every foll 3rd row as set - (-:-:-:1: 2: 5: 6) times.

All sizes

68 ( 72: 74: 76: 82: 84: 86: 90) sts.

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Continue in Main Pattern until Back meas 55 ( 55: 56: 56: 57: 57: 58: 59) cm from cast-on edge, ending with a WS row.

SHAPE SHOULDERS

Right shoulder and back of neck

Next row (RS): Cast off 4 ( 6: 6: 5: 6: 7: 7: 8)

sts at beg of row, patt until you have

20 ( 20: 21: 22: 24: 24: 24: 25) sts on your right needle. Place rem sts on spare needle and work on these 20 ( 20: 21: 22: 24: 24: 24: 25) sts only.

Next row (WS): Cast off 5 ( 5: 5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 6) sts at beg of row, patt to end.

15 ( 15: 16: 17: 18: 18: 18: 19) sts.

Next row: Cast off 6 ( 6: 6: 6: 7: 7: 7: 8) sts at beg of row, patt to end.

9 ( 9: 10: 11: 11: 11: 11: 11) sts.

Next row: Cast off 4 ( 4: 5: 5: 5: 5: 5: 5) sts at beg of row, patt to end.

5 ( 5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 6: 6) sts.

Next row: Cast off rem 5 ( 5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 6: 6) sts.

Rejoin yarn with RS facing, cast off next 20 ( 20: 20: 22: 22: 22: 24: 24) sts for Back neck, patt to end.

24 ( 26: 27: 27: 30: 31: 31: 33) sts.

Left shoulder and back of neck

Next row (WS): Cast off 4 ( 6: 6: 5: 6: 7: 7: 8) sts, patt to end.

20 ( 20: 21: 22: 24: 24: 24: 25) sts.

Next row (RS): Cast off 5 ( 5: 5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 6) sts, patt to end.

15 ( 15: 16: 17: 18: 18: 18: 19) sts.

Next row: Cast off 6 ( 6: 6: 6: 7: 7: 7: 8) sts, patt to end.

9 ( 9: 10: 11: 11: 11: 11: 11) sts.

Next row: Cast off 4 ( 4: 5: 5: 5: 5: 5: 5) sts, patt to end. 5 ( 5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 6: 6) sts.

Next row: Cast off rem sts in patt.

FRONT

Work as for Back until ***.

68 ( 72: 74: 76: 82: 84: 86: 90) sts.

Continue in Main Pattern until Front meas 48 ( 48 :49: 49: 50: 49: 50: 51) cm from cast-on edge [14 ( 14: 16: 16: 16: 18: 18: 18) rows less than Back to beg of shoulder shaping], ending with RS facing for next row.

SHAPE LEFT SIDE OF NECK

Next row (RS): Patt 24 ( 26: 27: 27: 30: 31: 31: 33) sts, turn work and cont on these sts only. Next row (WS): Cast off 5 ( 5: 5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 6) sts, patt to end.

19 ( 21: 22: 22: 24: 25: 25: 27) sts.

Next row: Patt to last 4 sts, K2tog, K2.

18 ( 20: 21: 21: 23: 24: 24: 26) sts.

Next row: P2, P2tog, patt to end.

17 ( 19: 20: 20: 22: 23: 23: 25) sts.

Dec 1st at neck on the next row and the foll 1 ( 1: 2: 2: 2: 2: 2: 2) alt rows as set.

15 ( 17: 17: 17: 19: 20: 20: 22) sts.

Cont straight for 7 ( 7: 7: 7: 7: 9: 9: 9) more rows, until Front matches Back to shoulder shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.

SHAPE LEFT SHOULDER

Cast off 4 ( 6: 6: 5: 6: 7: 7: 8) sts at beg of next row. 11 ( 11: 11: 12: 13: 13: 13: 14) sts.

Patt one row.

Cast off 6 ( 6: 6: 6: 7: 7: 7: 8) sts at beg of next row. 5 ( 5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 6: 6) sts.

Patt one row.

Cast off rem sts.

Rejoin yarn and cast off centre

20 ( 20: 20: 22: 22: 22: 24: 24) sts, patt to end. 24 ( 26: 27: 27: 30: 31: 31: 33) sts.

Patt one row.

SHAPE RIGHT SIDE OF NECK

Next row (RS): Cast off 5 ( 5: 5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 6) sts, patt to end.

19 ( 21: 22: 22: 24: 25: 25: 27) sts.

Next row (WS): Patt to last 4 sts, P2tog tbl, P2.

18 ( 20: 21: 21: 23: 24: 24: 26) sts.

Next row: K2, SSK, patt to end.

17 ( 19: 20: 20: 22: 23: 23: 25) sts.

Dec 1st at neck on the next row and the foll 1 ( 1: 2: 2: 2: 2: 2: 2) alt rows as set.

15 ( 17: 17: 17: 19: 20: 20: 22) sts.

Cont for 7 ( 7: 7: 7: 7: 9: 9: 9) more rows, until Front matches Back to shoulder shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.

SHAPE RIGHT SHOULDER

Cast off 4 ( 6: 6: 5: 6: 7: 7: 8) sts at beg of next row. 111 ( 11: 11: 12: 13: 13: 13: 14) sts.

Patt one row.

Cast off 6 ( 6: 6: 6: 7: 7: 7: 8) sts at beg of next row. 5 ( 5: 5: 6: 6: 6: 6: 6) sts.

Patt one row.

Cast off rem sts.

SLEEVES

(both alike)

Using 5mm needles, cast on

40 ( 42: 42: 44: 46: 48: 48: 50) sts.

Row 1 (RS): K7 ( 8: 8: 9: 10: 11: 11: 12), pm, work Pattern A row 1, pm, K to end.

Row 2 (WS): K to mrk, *work Pattern A row 2; rep from * to mrk, K to end.

Row 3: K to mrk, *work Pattern A row 3; rep from * to mrk, K to end.

Rows 4-6: As rows 2-3, using subsequent rows of Pattern A.

Change to 5.5mm needles. MAIN PATTERN

Row 1 (RS): P to mrk, *work Pattern B row 1; rep from * to mrk, P to end.

Row 2 (WS): K to mrk, *work Pattern B row 2; rep from * to mrk, K to end. Cont working Patt B as set for 16 ( 16: 14: 12: 12: 10: 10: 8) rows.

Cont working rev st st and Patt B as set, and begin sleeve increases as foll:

Inc row (RS): P2, M1, patt to last 2 sts, M1, P2. 42 ( 44: 44: 46: 48: 50: 50: 52) sts.

Work inc row on next alt row 0 ( 0: 1: 1: 1: 1: 1: 1) time.

42 ( 44: 46: 48: 50: 52: 52: 54) sts.

Inc as set on 2 ( 2: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: 7) foll 6th ( 6th: 6th: 5th: 5th: 4th: 3rd: 3rd) rows, then on

3 ( 3: 2: 3: 3: 4: 5: 7) foll 8th ( 8th: 7th: 7th: 6th: 6th: 6th: 5th) rows.

52 ( 54: 58: 64: 68: 74: 78: 82) sts.

Cont without increasing until Sleeve meas 34 ( 35: 35: 35 :35 : 36: 36: 36) cm from cast-on edge, ending with a RS row.

SHAPE SLEEVEHEAD

Cast off 2 ( 3: 3: 4: 4: 5: 6: 6) sts at the beg of next two rows.

48 ( 48: 52: 56: 60: 64: 66: 70) sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of next row and foll

0 ( 0: 0: 1: 1: 1: 1: 1) alt rows.

46 ( 46: 50: 52: 56: 60: 62: 66) sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of 3 ( 3: 4: 4: 4: 6: 5: 7) foll 3rd ( 4th: 4th: 4th: 5th: 3rd: 4th: 3rd) rows. 40 ( 40: 42: 44: 48: 48: 52: 52) sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of 4 ( 4: 3: 3: 1: 1: 2: 2) foll alt rows. 32 ( 32: 36: 38: 46: 46: 48: 48) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next 1 ( 0: 1: 1: 1: 2: 1: 1) rows.

30 ( 32: 34: 36: 44: 42: 46: 46) sts.

Cast off 4 ( 4: 4: 4: 4: 5: 5: 5) sts at beg of next 4 ( 4: 4: 4: 6: 4: 4: 4) rows.

Cast off rem 14 ( 16: 18: 20: 20: 22: 26: 26) sts.

TO MAKE UP

Block gently to measuremen­ts, following any yarn care instructio­ns on the ball band. Join right shoulder seam.

NECKBAND

With RS facing, using 5mm needles, pick up and knit 14 ( 14: 15: 15: 15: 17: 17: 17) sts from left front neck, 18 ( 18: 18: 20: 20: 20: 22: 22) sts from centre front neck, 14 ( 14: 15: 15: 15: 17:

17: 17) from right front neck, and pick up and knit 34 ( 34: 36: 38: 40: 40: 42: 42) sts from back neck.

80 ( 80: 84: 88: 90: 94: 98: 98) sts.

Knit 8 rows.

Cast off with WS facing.

FINISHING

Join left shoulder seam.

Mark centre point of sleeve cast-off. Match this point to shoulder seam and sew sleeve in place evenly on either side. Rep for second sleeve.

Sew underarm, sleeve and side seams.

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The outer sections of the body and sleeves are in reverse stocking stitch
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