For the Ultimate Sweater Machine®

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Pullover

designed by Cari Clement

SIZES: S (M, L)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 38 (40, 43)"

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Schematic

MATERIALS
Ultimate Sweater Machine®
JCA Artful Yarns Jazz (50% alpaca, 50% wool;150g, 246yds/226m): 4 (5, 5) skeins #56 Dizzy; size US 8 (5mm) circular ndl, 16" long [for Collar]

Note 1: Sleeves are designed to be a bit longer than traditional sweaters. If you prefer standard-length sleeves, eliminate 2" or 12 R from the length of the sleeve.

Note 2: We recommend working Collar by Hand. Instructions for Machine Knit Collar are also given.

GAUGE: Using USM/ISM KP#3 in st st with MY: 16 sts and 22 R = 4”/10cm

NEEDLES REQUIRED: 78 (82, 88)

STITCHES USED
Stockinette stitch (st st): Knit side = RS
Garter stitch: [For collar only] Machine Knit: K 2 R. Convert last row.

BACK and FRONT [Both alike]
1. Beg LHS, using closed (or latch tool) cast-on method and CC, CO 78 (82, 88) sts. RC=000. COR.
2. K to RC=070 (074, 078). Reset RC=000.
3. Shape Armhole: BO 4 (4, 5) sts beg next 2 R. 70 (74, 78) sts rem.
4. Dec 1 st ea side ER 2 times, then EOR 2 times. 62 (66, 70) sts rem.
5. K to RC=034 (036, 038). COR.
6. Shape Neck: Remove center 30 sts to WY.
7. Push ndls to LHS to HP. 16 (18, 20) ndls in WP.
8. K 1 R. COL.
9. At neck edge, dec 1 st ER 4 times. 12 (14, 16) sts rem for shoulder.
10. K to RC=010. COR.
11. Shape Shoulder: BO, [or use short-row shaping method], 6 (7, 8) sts beg next R.
12. K 1 R.
13. BO rem 6 (7, 8) sts.
14. COL. Push ndls in HP to FWP.
15. Work as for first side, rev shaping.

SLEEVES:
1. Beg LHS, using closed (or latch tool) cast-on method, CO 42 (44, 46) sts. RC=000. COR.
2. Shape Sleeve: Inc 1 st ea side E20 (16, 14) R, 5 (6, 7) times. 52 (56, 60) sts.
3. K to RC=110. Re-set RC=000. COR.
4. Shape Cap: BO 4 (4, 5) sts beg next 2 R. 44 (48, 50) sts rem.
5. Dec 1 st ea side ER 4 times. 36 (40, 42) sts rem. RC=006.
6. Dec 1 st ea side EOR 8 (9, 9) times. 20 (22, 24) sts rem. RC=022 (024, 024).
7. BO 3 sts beg next 2 R. 14 (16, 18) sts rem. RC=024 (026, 026).
8. BO 4 sts beg next 2 R. 6 (8, 10) sts rem. RC=026 (028, 028).
9. BO rem sts.

FINISHING
1. Block pieces to measurements.
2. Machine knit collar only: Join left shoulder seam. Hand knit collar only: Join both shoulder seams.
3: Pick up stitches for collar (see hand or machine instructions below) and knit collar.
4. Machine knit only: join right shoulder seam.
5. Set in sleeves.
6. Sew sleeve and side seams, rev seam at lower edges to allow edge to roll naturally to RS. Weave in ends.

COLLAR [Machine Knit]
1. Join right shoulder seam.
2. With WS facing, pick up 8 sts from Left Front neck shaping, 30 from Front neck WY, 8 from Right Front neck shaping, 8 from Right Back neck shaping, 30 from Back neck WY and 8 from Left Back neck shaping. 92 sts.
3. Work in Garter st for 14 R.
4. BO.

COLLAR [Hand Knit]
1. With RS facing, using circular ndl, pick up and k 92 sts around neck shaping, including sts on holders.
2.. Work in Garter st until Collar measures 1 3/4" from pick up rnd.
3. BO all sts loosely.


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