On a Roll Sweater and Hat WR2163

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Skill Level: Intermediate

Designed by Linda Cyr

SWEATER

Directions are for size Extra Small; changes for sizes Small, Medium and Large are in parentheses.

Finished Chest Measurement: 26 (28, 30, 32)".
Finished Length: 14 (16, 18, 20½)".

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 2 (2, 3, 3) skeins in 972 Pink Camo.

Circular Knitting Needle: 4.5 mm (US 7) – 24".
Double Pointed Needles: 4.5 mm (US 7).
Stitch markers, stitch holders, yarn needle.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 23 rounds= 4" in St st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the specified gauge.

Special Abbreviations:
ssk (slip, slip, knit) = Slip next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, to right needle; insert point of left needle into the fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together from this position.

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Body
With circular needle, cast on 104 (112, 120, 128) sts. Join, being careful that sts are not twisted, place marker between first and last sts to mark beginning/end of Rounds. Knit 8 Rounds. Purl 1 Round. Now Knit every Round until 9 (10, 11½, 13)" from beginning (let bottom edge roll before measuring).
Shape Armholes-Next Round: [Bind off 6 sts, K46 (50, 54, 58)] twice. Place sts for front and back on holders.

Sleeves (make 2)
With double pointed needles, cast on 24 (26, 28, 30) sts divided on 3 needles. Knit 8 Rounds. Purl 1 Round. Knit 6 Rounds.
Next Round: K1, increase by knitting into st below next st, K1, place marker, K1, increase by knitting into st below st just knitted, K to end of Round – 26 (28, 30, 32) sts.

Knit 6 Rounds even.

Next Round: K to 1 st before marker, increase by knitting into st below next st, K1, slip marker, K1, increase by knitting into st below st just knitted, K to end of Round.

Repeat last 6 Rounds 5 (6, 6, 6) more times – 38 (42, 44, 46) sts. K every Round until 11 (12, 13, 14½)" from beginning (let bottom edge roll before measuring).

Shape Armhole-Next Round: K to 3 sts before marker, bind off 6 sts, K to end of Round – 32 (36, 38, 40) sts. Place sts on a holder.

Joining Sleeves
Round 1: With circular needle, K32 (36, 38, 40) sts of right sleeve, place marker, K46 (50, 54, 58) sts of back, place marker, K32 (36, 38, 40) sts of left sleeve, place marker, K46 (50, 54, 58) sts of front, place marker – 156 (172, 184, 196) sts.
Round 2: [K1, K2tog, K to 3 sts before marker, ssk, K1] 4 times – 148 (164, 176, 188) sts.
Rounds 3, 4, and 5: K.
Repeat Rounds 2-5, 0 (1, 1, 2) times – 148 (156, 168, 172) sts.
Repeat Rounds 2 and 3, 6 (7, 8, 8) times – 100 (100, 104, 108) sts.
Repeat Round 2 once more – 92 (92, 96, 100) sts.
Next Round: K77 (77, 80, 83) sts, place marker for center front, K12 (12, 13, 14), ssk, K1 – 91 (91, 95, 99) sts.
Divide for Neck: [K1, K2tog, K to 3 sts before marker, ssk, K1] 3 times, K1, K2tog, K to 2 sts before center front marker; TURN.
Next Row: Slip 1, P to 2 sts before center front marker – 80 (80, 84, 88) sts.
Next Row: [K to 3 sts before next marker, ssk, K1, slip marker, K1, K2tog] 4 times, K to 4 sts before center front marker – 70 (70, 74, 78) sts.
Next Row: Slip 1, P to 4 sts before center front marker – 68 (68, 72, 76) sts.
Next Row: [K to 3 sts before next marker, ssk, K1, slip marker, K1, K2tog] 4 times, K to 6 sts before center front marker – 58 (58, 62, 66) sts.
Next Row: Slip 1, P to 6 sts before center front marker – 56 (56, 60, 64) sts.
Next Row: [K to 3 sts before next marker, ssk, K1, slip marker, K1, K2tog] 4 times, K to 8 sts before center front marker – 46 (46, 50, 54) sts.
Next Row: Slip 1, P to 8 sts before center front marker; TURN – 44 (44, 48, 52) sts.
Next Round (Right Side): P around (work all sts). Knit 8 rounds even. Bind off loosely.

Finishing
Sew underarm seams.

HAT

Finished Circumference: 15¾ (18)".

RED HEART® "Super Saver®": 1 skein 774 Lt. Raspberry

Double Pointed Needles: 4.5 mm (US 7).
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 23 rounds= 4" in St st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the specified gauge.

Special Abbreviation:
ssk (slip, slip, knit) = Slip next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, to right needle; insert point of left needle into the fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together from this position.

Hat
Cast on 63 (72) sts divided evenly on 3 needles. Knit 8 rounds. Purl 1 rounds. Now Knit every round until 3½ (4)" from beginning (let bottom edge roll before measuring).

Shape Crown-Next Rnd: [Ssk, K7] 7 (8) times – 56 (64) sts. Work 2 (3) rounds even.
Next Round: [Ssk, K6] 7 (8) times – 49 (56) sts. Work 2 rounds even.
Next Round: [Ssk, K5] 7 (8) times – 42 (48) sts. Work 1 round even.
Next Round: [Ssk, K4] 7 (8) times – 35 (40) sts.
Next Round: [Ssk, K3] 7 (8) times – 28 (32) sts.
Next Round: [Ssk, K2] 7 (8) times – 21 (24) sts.
Next Rnd: [Ssk, K1] 7 (8) times – 14 (16) sts.
Next Round: [Ssk] 7 (8) times – 7 (8) sts.
Cut yarn, thread tail through tapestry needle, draw through remaining sts; draw up firmly; fasten securely. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: k = Knit; K2tog = Knit next 2 sts together; mm = millimeters; p = Purl; st(s) = stitch(es); [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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