Harry Potter Uniform Sweater

© Katie

Supplies

Approximately 700 yards (640 meters) DK weight yarn (MC), and a little of your chosen house colors:

Gryffindor

- Gold (CC1)

- Red (CC2)

Ravenclaw (book)

- Blue (CC1)

- Bronze (CC2)

Ravenclaw (movie)

- Blue (CC1)

- Silver (CC2)

Hufflepuff

- Yellow (CC1)

- Black (CC2)

Slytherin

- Green (CC1)

- Light Grey (CC2)

US6 (4 mm) needles

US5 (3.75 mm) circular needle

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Sizes

36" or 91.4 cm (38" or 96.5 cm, 40" or 101.6 cm) bust

Gauge

22 sts and 30 rows per 4" (10 cm)

Instructions

Back

CO 100 (106, 112) sts. Work in K1, P1 rib for 2" or 5 cm. Switch to st st. Work 2 rows in CC1, 4 in CC2, 2 in CC1. Switch to MC and work in st st for 13" or 33 cm (13.5" or 34.3 cm, 14" or 35.5 cm).

Armholes

BO 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Next row: k3, ssk, to to last 5 sts, k2tog, k3. Rep this every RS row until 8 sts in total dec each side.**

Work even until armhole measures 8" [20 cm]

Shoulder and neck shaping

BO 6 (7, 8) sts, k20 (22, 24), k2tog, k1. place rem sts on holder. Next row: purl. Next row: BO 6 (7 ,8), k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. Rep these two rows until 8 sts rem.

BO, rejoin yarn and shape other side to match using ssk to dec instead of k2tog.

Front

work as for back to **

Neck

k37 (40, 43), k2tog, k3. Place rem sts on holder. Next row: purl. Next row (dec row): k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1. Rep these rows until 10 sts are decreased, then rep the dec row every other RS row until 6 more sts are decreased.

Work even for 9 rows. BO 6 (7, 8) sts at beg of next row and every other RS row until 8 sts rem. BO. Rejoin yarn and shape other side to match, using ssk to dec instead of k2tog.

Sleeves

CO 48 (50, 52) sts. Work in k1 p1 rib for for 2" (5 cm). Switch to st st. OLD STYLE ONLY (PS/SS and CoS)- work 2 rows in CC1, 4 in CC2, 2 in CC1. Switch to MC and work in st st, inc 1 at each end of next & every 8th row 12 times, ending on a WS row.

Head shaping

BO 4 (4, 5) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Next row: k1, ssk, ssk, work to last 5 sts, k2tog, k2tog, k1. Next row: purl. Rep these two rows once more. Dec 1 at each end of every RS row until 24 (26, 26) sts rem. BO.

Neckband

Using circular needle with MC, with RS facing and starting at the tip of the V, pick up sts evenly around the neckline. Work in k1 p1 rib for 1 rnd.

Next rnd (dec rnd): work 1, ssk, rib to last 3 sts, k2tog, work 1.
Working dec rnd every other rnd as est, OLD STYLE - work 2 rnds in CC1, 4 in CC2, 2 in CC1, 2 in MC. NEW STYLE (PoA and onward) work in MC for 10 rnds. BO in rib.

Finishing

Weave in yarn ends. If using wool or wool blend, block each piece into shape. Join shoulder seams with backstitch, sew sleeves into place with mattress stitch, seam arms and body with mattress stitch.

Credit

Katie's pattern was taken with permission.





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