Short Sleeve Pullover with Diamonds

Published: 10/05/20
Category: Pullovers
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Short Sleeve Pullover with Diamonds

Size: M

Materials: 

Yarn: 500 g (100% micro polyacrylic, yardage = 300 m/ 100 g); 1 pair quick knit needles size 3 mm (US 2.5).

Rib Pattern: K1, P1 Rib.

Reverse stocking stitch (Rev st st): Work RS rows P and WS rows K.

Diamond Pattern: 

Work according to chart 1. Only RS rows are shown.

On WS rows, work all sts as they appear.

Cable Patt 1: 

Work according to chart 2. 

On WS rows, work all sts as they appear.

Cable Patt 2: 

Work in reverse.

Gauge: 25 sts and 31 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

Back: 

Cast on 110 sts and work 10 rows in Rib Patt. 

Cont as foll: selv st, * 3 sts in Rev st st, 18 sts in Diamond Patt, rep from * 5 times, 3 sts in Rev st st, selv st. 

Armhole Shaping: When piece measures 41 cm from rib, bind off 6 sts once and 1 st 3 times at each end = 92 sts. 

Then work 16 cm even.

Neckline Shaping: Bind off center 36 sts and complete both sides separately.

For rounding at inside edge bind off 5 sts once, 4 sts once and 2 sts once. 

When armhole measures 19 cm, bind off rem 15 sts each side for shoulders.

Front: 

Cast on 116 sts and work 10 rows in Rib Patt.

Cont as foll: selv st, * 3 sts in Rev st st, 18 sts in Diamond Pattern, rep from * twice, 2 sts in Rev st st, K1 tbl, 2 sts in Rev st st, 9 sts in Cable Patt 1, 2 sts in Rev st st, 9 sts in Cable Patt 2, 2 sts in Rev st st, K1 tbl, * 3 sts in Rev st st, 18 sts in Diamond Pattern, rep from * twice, 2 sts in Rev st st, selv st.

Neckline Shaping: After 44 cm from cast on, bind off center 26 sts and complete both sides separately.

For rounding at inside edge bind off 4 sts once, 2 sts once and 1 st 12 times. 

When piece measures 60 cm from rib, bind off remaining 15 sts each side for shoulders. 

Sleeves: 

Cast on 83 sts and work 10 rows in Rib Patt.

Cont as foll: selv st, 5 sts in Rev st st, 18 sts in Diamond Pattern, 3 sts in Rev st st, K1 tbl, 3 sts in Rev st st, 9 sts in Cable Patt 1, 3 sts in Rev st st, 9 sts in Cable Patt 2, 3 sts in Rev st st, K1 tbl, 3 sts in Rev st st, 18 sts in Diamond Pattern, 5 sts in Rev st st, selv st. 

Sleeve Shaping: After 3 cm from rib, inc 1 stitch every 6th row twice at each end = 87 sts. 

Cap Shaping: When piece measures 11 cm from cast on, at both ends bind off 5 sts once, 3 sts once and 1 st 24 times. 

Then bind off remaining 23 sts.

Finishing: 

Sew one shoulder seam. 

Neck Band: Pick up 70 sts evenly around back neck edge and 110 sts around front neck edge = 180 sts.

Work 10 rows in Rib Pattern, then bind off all sts tightly in pattern. 

Sew the other shoulder seam, including neck band. Sew side and sleeve seams. Set in sleeves.

pullover chart

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