Raglan Pullover with Leaf Pattern
Yarn: 500 g (30% Wool, 70% Polyacrylic, yardage = 1600 m/100 g); one circular needle size 2.5 mm (US 1.5).
Always work with six strands of yarn.
Stockinette stitch (St st): Work RS rows K and WS rows P; work rnds only K.
Rib Patt: alt K2, P2 Rib.
Work according to chart. Chart shows odd-numbered rows.
On even-numbered rows work all sts as they appear, purl yos.
Repeat Rows 1-12 throughout.
Gauge: 23 sts and 33 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Pullover is worked in one piece top down.
Cast on 108 sts and work 3 cm in Rib Patt.
Mark sts as foll: 38 sts of front, 2 sts of raglan, 18 sts of sleeve, 2 sts of raglan, 26 sts of back, 2 sts of raglan, 18 sts of sleeve, 2 sts of raglan.
Then work in St st in short rows for neckline:
On WS row work P26 of back, turn, on RS row work K26, 1 yo, K2 of raglan, 1 yo, 2 sts of sleeve, turn, 2 sts of sleeve, 1 yo, K2 of raglan, 1 yo, work sts of back, 1 yo, K2 of raglan, 1 yo, 2 sts of sleeve, turn.
Cont as established. Work 2 more sts on each row until there are 38 sts of back.
Cont to work in St st in rnd over all sts. Work in Leaf Pattern in the middle of sleeve.
Cont to work yos along raglan lines on every 2nd row as before.
When raglan meas 29 cm, place sts of sleeves on holder.
Join sts of back and front in the round and work in rnds in St st.
Mark center 8 sts on sides and work as foll: P2, K2, P2, K2.
Inc K1 on each k panel on every 2nd row (= K4 on a row).
When k panel consists of K10, cont to work in Leaf Pattern.
That makes 2 lace leaf panels on either side of pullover.
After 35 cm from beg, work in Leaf Pattern over all sts. Work 3 row reps and bind off sts.
Transfer sts of sleeve on holder onto short circular needle and cont to work in rnds in pats for 20 more cm.
Next, work in Leaf Pattern over all sts. Work 1 row rep and bind off sts.