Simple Knit Pullover
500g of light-yellow 100% viscose yarn (400m/100g);
Knitting needles 2 and 4;
Circular knitting needles 4, 3 and 2.
Stitches control: 23 sts x 30 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 166 sts (164 sts + 2 edge sts) with knitting needles 2 and make 6 cm of 1 x 1 rib. Then, change to knitting needles 4 and work with stockinette stitch, decrease 60 sts in the 1st row = 106 sts. At 45 cm height from the beginning of work, bind off 4 sts from both sides and then start making raglan. For this, make edge st, 3 knit sts, knit2tog in the beginning of the next RS row and knit2tog, 3 knit sts, edge sts in the end of the row. Make such decreases in every 2nd (RS) row, make WS rows as sts face. Don’t make decreases for raglan in every 7th row. At the same time, at 21 cm height of raglan, bind off the central 25 sts for neck-hole and finish each side separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 1 x 5 sts in the next 2nd row from inwards. Then, bind off all the rest sts. Make second side in symmetry.
Make in the same way, as back, but with deeper neck-hole. For this, at 19 cm height of raglan, bind off the central 25 sts and finish each side separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 1 x 8 sts in the next 2nd row from inwards. Bind off the rest sts at the height of back. Make second side in symmetry.
Cast on 100 sts (98 sts + 2 edge sts) and make 6 cm of 1 x 1 rib. Then, change to knitting needles 4 and work with stockinette stitch, decrease 34 sts in the 1st row = 66 sts. At 2 cm height from rib, increase 1 st from both sides for sleeve chamfers. Then, make increases in every 6th and 8th rows by turn. At 37 cm height, bind off 4 sts from both sides and start making raglan in the same way, as for back, don’t make decreases in every 5th row. At 19 cm height of raglan, bind off 1 x 8 sts and 1 x 10 sts in the beginning of every RS row for neck-hole. Bind off the rest sts. Make second sleeve in the same way.
Make raglan, side and sleeve seams. For placket, cast on 230 sts along neck-hole with circular knitting needles 4, knit around with 1 x 1 rib. In 3 cm, change to knitting needles 3, knit 3 cm, then, change to knitting needles 2 and knit 3 cm more. Bind off the sts.