Raglan sweater with herringbone rib hem pattern

Raglan sweater with herringbone rib hem pattern

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Level of difficulty: intermediate, but not difficult
This attractive 4-ply A-line tunic style sweater has a V-neck and long sleeves and comes in four sizes. It can be knitted as a sweater dress by doubling the depth of the flared hem.

Sizes: 8-10 (10-12, 14-16, 18-20)
Actual measurements: chest 89cm, 35” (94cm, 37”; 104cm, 41”; 114cm, 45”)
Length to underarm: 45.5cm, 18”
Length from back of neck to hem: 99cm, 26”

Materials: 350 (350, 400, 450) gm Blacker Designs Jacob wool with mohair 4ply wool (other Blacker Designs 4-ply yarns may be substituted, but remember to test the tension). You will need around 150g extra for the sweater dress version.
1 pair 4mm needles; 1 pair 3.75mm needles, 3 stitch holders, safety pin

Issued: October, 2012
Pattern yarn type 4-ply
Pattern design type Pullover
Pattern type Ladies

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  1. loved it!

    by Mary Jane Watson on 27 May 2013

    I have finished knitting the Raglan Sleeve Sweater pattern from Blacker Yarns that I have made up for my daughter. It looks stunning! I am really pleased with it, especially as it was the first jumper I have knitted for about 20 years - Im a sock knitter by nature.

    The pattern was well thought out, I had to think a bit for the back herringbone rib, but once I had the pattern 'installed' in my brain I was off! The raglan sleeves with the tiny bit of garter stitch have come out nicely, and best of all...

    After blocking (I block when all the knitting is done, but before sewing up), everything fitted, nothing was a bit longer here, or a bit shorter there as I have found in the past when sewing up garments I have painstakingly knitted up for hours.

    Just sent off for another Blacker pattern and some yarn for an alpaca sweater for next season.
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