Kid's Raglan Pullover

Courtesy of Coats and Clark
For Designs For America from Solutia
 

Size: Directions are written for Size 7/8. Finished chest measurement is 29-1/2".

Materials:
Worste-weight yarn Soft (100% Acrylic with Bounce-Back® Fibers; 320 yds per 5 oz skein) by Coats and Clark: 2 skeins each #7855 Navy (Col A) and #7672 Light Yellow Green (Col B). Knitting needle size 8 (5mm) or size needed to obtain Gauge. Yarn needle. 4 Stitch holders.

Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4". To save time, take time to check your gauge.

Back
With Col B, CO 67 sts. Work 2" in k1, p1 rib. Change to Col A, and work in St st, [work 4 rows Col A, 4 rows Col B] 7 times. Piece measures approx 11-1/4" from beg. End stripe pat.
Shape Armholes
(RS) With Col A, BO 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows--61 sts. Dec 1 st each end every other row 19 times--23 sts. Place on holder for Back Neck.

Front
Work as for Back to armhole shaping.
Shape Armholes
(RS) With Col A, BO 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows--61 sts. Dec 1 st each end every RS row 15 times--31 sts. Work 1 row even.
Shape Neck
(RS) K2 tog, k8, turn, leaving rem sts unworked.
Next Row: P9.
Next Row: K across all sts, dec 1 st each end.
Next Row: P9, turn, leaving rem sts unworked.
Next Row: K7, k2 tog.
Next Row: P across all 27 sts.
Next Row: K across, dec 1 st each end--25 sts. Place on holder for Front Neck.

Right Sleeve
With Col B, CO 35 sts. Work 1-1/2" in k1, p1 rib. Change to Col A, and work in stripe pat, AST, inc 1 st each end every 4th row 16 times—67 sts. Work even in stripe pat until 9 stripes each col have been worked, ending with a Col B WS row. Piece measures approx 13-1/2" from beg. End stripe pat.
Shape Raglan Cap
(RS) With Col A, BO 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows--61 sts. Dec 1 st each end every RS row 17 times--27 sts rem.
Next Row: (WS) P6, turn leaving rem sts unworked.
Next Row: K4, k2 tog.
Next Row: P13, turn, leaving rem sts unworked.
Next Row: K11, k2 tog.
Next Row: P across all 25 sts.
Next Row: K across all sts, dec 1 st each end--23 sts. Place on holder for Right Shoulder.

Left Sleeve
Work as for Right Sleeve to Shape Raglan Cap.
Shape Raglan Cap
(RS) With Col A, BO 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows--61 sts. Dec 1 st each end every RS row 17 times--27 sts. Work 1 row even.
Next Row: (RS) K2 tog, k4, turn, leaving rem sts unworked.
Next Row: P5.

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Next Row: K2 tog, k11, turn, leaving rem sts unworked.
Next Row: P12.
Next Row: K across all sts, dec 1 st each end--23 sts. Place on holder for Left Shoulder.

Finishing
Sew raglan sleeves to raglan armholes of front and back, matching longest sides of sleeve cap to back, leaving left back raglan seam unsewn.
Collar
Put sts from holder on needle in following order: Back, right sleeve, front, left sleeve--94 sts. With Col B, and RS facing, work 1" in k1, p1 rib, then work in St st for 1-1/2"; BO. Sew rem raglan seam and collar. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Standard Abbreviations
AST  . . .  at the same time
beg  . . .  begin(ning)
BO  . . .  bind off
CO  . . .  cast on
col  . . .  color
cont  . . .  continue
dec  . . .  decrease(ing)
inc  . . .  increase(ing)
k  . . .  knit
p  . . .  purl
pat  . . .  pattern
rem  . . .  remain(ing)
rep(s)  . . .  repeat(s)
RS  . . .  right side
st(s)  . . .  stitch(es)
tog  . . .  together
WS  . . .  wrong side

We hope you enjoy making this fine pattern, which features yarns made with quality Acrylic with Bounce-Back® fibers. Please write and tell us what types of hand-knit and crocheted items you would like to see on future crafting shows. Our address is:

Solutia Fibers Division
3391 Town Point Dr., Suite 200
Kennesaw, GA  30144
Attn: Designs for America


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