HOODED CARDI

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( 72: 77: 83: 89) 16 sts, rib 16. Work 1 row. Work­ing decs as set by back, dec1 st at arm­hole edge in next and 4 foll alt rows. 62 ( 67: 72: 78: 84) sts. Cont straight un­til left front matches back to shape shoul­ders, end­ing with RS fac­ing next row.

67

sts

for

Shape shoul­der Cast off 5 ( 7: 8: 10: 12) sts at beg of next and foll alt row, then 6 ( 7: 9: 11: 12) sts at beg of foll alt row. 46 ( 46: 47: 47: 48) sts

Shape for hood Next row (WS): Rib 16, on 16 (16:17:17:18) sts. 62 ( 62: 64: 64: 66) sts Cont in rib and st st as folls: Inc 1 st at beg of 5th row, then on three foll 6th rows, then on five foll 8th rows. 71 (71: 73: 73: 75) sts Cont straight un­til hood meas 30cm (11 ¾in) end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Leave th­ese sts on a spare nee­dle.

purl

to

end,

cast

RIGHT FRONT Us­ing 4.5mm nee­dles 79 ( 83: 87: 95: 103) sts Work 15 rows in rib as given for back. Row 16 (WS): P6 ( 9: 10: 7: 7), p2­tog, [p5 ( 6: 8: 7: 6), p2­tog] 7 ( 6: 5: 7: 9) times, p6 ( 8: 9: 7: 6), rib 16. 71 ( 76: 81: 87: 93) sts Keep­ing 16 sts at front edge in rib as beg with a knit row, work rem 55 ( 60: 65: 71: 77) sts in st st as folls: Cont un­til right front meas 10cm (4in), end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

cast on

set,

Place pocket Next row (RS): Rib 16, k33 ( 38: 43: 49: 55), k3, p1, turn, leave rem 18 sts on a holder. Next row: K1, p1, k2, purl to last 16 sts, rib 16. Th­ese 2 rows set patt for pocket. Work 30 rows more in patt, then leave th­ese sts on a spare nee­dle. Cast on 24 sts, then us­ing same nee­dle knit across 18 sts from holder. 42 sts Beg with a purl row, work 31 rows in st st, then leave th­ese sts on a holder. Next row (RS): Rib 16, K13 ( 18: 23: 29: 35), then hold­ing rem 42 sts on holder at back, *ktog 1 st from spare nee­dle with 1 st from holder, rep from * 23 times, knit to end.

Cont in rib and st st un­til right front matches back to arm­hole shap­ing, end­ing with WS fac­ing for next row. Shape arm­hole Next row (RS): Cast off 4 sts, purl 16 sts, rib 16. 67 ( 72: 77: 83: 89) sts Work­ing decs as set by back, dec1 st at arm­hole edge in next and 4 foll alt rows. 62 ( 67: 72: 78: 84) sts.

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last

Cont straight un­til right front matches back to shape shoul­ders, end­ing with WS fac­ing for next row.

Shape shoul­der Cast off 5 ( 7: 8: 10: 12) sts at beg of next and foll alt row, then 6 ( 7: 9: 11: 12) sts at beg of foll alt row. 46 ( 46: 47: 47: 48) sts

Shape for hood Next row (RS): Rib 16, on 16 ( 16: 17: 17: 18) sts. 62 ( 62: 64: 64: 66) sts Cont in rib and st st as folls: Inc 1 st at beg of 5th row, then on three foll 6th rows, then on five foll 8th rows. 71 ( 71: 73: 73: 75) sts

knit

to

end,

cast

Cont straight un­til hood meas 30cm (11¾ in), end­ing with WS fac­ing for next row. Hold­ing two sets of 71 ( 71: 73: 73: 75) sts to­gether with RS fac­ing, cast off us­ing the three nee­dle method as fol­lows:

Three nee­dle method 1 Place the two nee­dles with stitches re­main­ing RS tog and with points fac­ing to the right. 2 Us­ing your third nee­dle or DPN, insert it into the front nee­dle’s first st then the back nee­dles first stitch knit­wise. 3 Wrap the yarn around the third nee­dle and it pull it back through the back nee­dle’s stitch then the front nee­dle’s stitch. 4 Push the knit­ted stitches off the front and back nee­dles. Re­peat for a se­cond pair of stitches and then cast the first stitch off, us­ing the sim­ple cast off on page 92. 5 Re­peat as set to fi­nal stitch. 6 Thread your yarn though the and pull tight.

last

st

SLEEVES (BOTH ALIKE) Us­ing 4.5mm nee­dles cast on 47 ( 47: 51: 51: 51) sts Work­ing in rib as given for back (through­out) and tak­ing inc sts into inc 1 st at each end of 5th and 13 ( 2: 1: 7: 13) foll 6th ( 4th: 4th: 4th: 4th) rows, then on 3 ( 16: 17: 13: 9) foll

rib, You’ll be work­ing a con­trast pat­tern on the sleeves to add in­ter­est to your hoodie

8th ( 6th: 6th: 6th: 6th) 81 ( 85: 89: 93: 97) sts. Cont with­out shap­ing 45 ( 46: 47: 47: 47)cm, 17¾ ( 18: 18½: 18½ :18½) RS fac­ing for next row.

rows.

un­til

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sleeve meas

end­ing

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Shape top Cast off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 73 ( 77: 81: 85: 89) sts. Work­ing all decs as set by back, dec 1 st at each end of next row, then on foll three alt rows, then on foll row. 63 ( 67: 71: 75: 79) sts. Cast off 7 ( 8: 8: 9: 10) sts at beg of next 4 ( 6: 2: 4: 6) rows, then 8 ( 0: 9: 10: 0) sts at beg of next 2 ( 0: 4: 2: 0) rows. Cast off rem 19 sts.

MAK­ING UP Join shoul­der and hood seams, then join the side and sleeve seams. Slip stitch the pocket lin­ings to in­side of pock­ets.

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