Very V Neck Raglan by Jessie Maed Designs

Very V Neck Raglan

Knitting
July 2020
yarn held together
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch & 1x1 ribbing knit flat & in the round on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1400 - 3400 yards (1280 - 3109 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X){2X, 3X, 4X, 5X} to fit 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46){48-50, 52-54, 56-58, 60-62}” 71-76 (81-86, 91.5-96.5, 101.5-106.5, 111.5-117){122-127, 132-137, 142-147, 152-158}cm
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A relaxed, drapey dream of a V-neck with deep raglan seams and a relaxed silhouette that’s as cool as it is sexy.

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SIZES:
All of my garments are #sizeinclusive through a bust size of 62” including the intended ease in the design.

XS (S, M, L, 1X){2X, 3X, 4X, 5X} to fit:
28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46){48-50, 52-54, 56-58, 60-62}”71-76 (81-86, 91.5-96.5, 101.5-106.5, 111.5-117){122-127, 132-137, 142-147, 152-158}cm

Actual finished garment measurement at bust
33.5 (37.5, 41.5, 45.5, 49.5){53.5, 57.5, 61.5, 65.5}“
85 (95.5, 105.5, 115.5, 125.5){136, 146, 156, 166.5}cm

Choosing a size:
For an oversized fit, choose a size with 3.5-5.5”/9-14cm of positive ease by adding 3.5-5.5”/9-14cm to your full bust measurement. Choose the actual finished garment measurement closest to this number.

For a less oversized but still relaxed fit, size down one size from the recommended ease.

For a more fitted sweater, size down two sizes from the recommended ease. The elongated raglan depth of the design provides plenty of room to size down comfortably from the recommended ease.

Suggested Needles:
Main needle (body & sleeves): US 7 – 4.5 mm 24-40” circular needles to work body, plus preferred needles for small circumference knitting if not using magic loop.

Ribbing needle (neck, hem, cuff): US 6 – 4.00 mm 24-40” circular needles, plus preferred needles for small circumference knitting if not using magic loop

Gauge:
20 sts & 26 rows per 4x4” in stockinette (in the round & flat), blocked & unstretched

Suggested Yarn:
I recommend using any yarn or combination of yarns with which you can achieve gauge. This could mean fingering held with mohair (used in the sample,) fingering held double, DK weight held single, or even fingering weight held single for a loose & airy fabric.

I knit my second sample in 100% silk fingering weight, and it drapes beautifully and is perfect for summer.

I encourage you as always to experiment with different fiber weights and needle size combinations for a unique garment that’s all your own!

Mohair + Fingering Option
The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers Foxy Lady (70% Merino, 30% Silk. Single Ply.
Light Sock Weight. 428 yds/100g.)
The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers Mighty Mo’ (70% Kid Mohair, 30% Mulberry Silk. 459yds/50g.)

Summer Fiber Option
Akara Yarns Silk Linen Fingering (65% Silk, 35% Linen. 367yds/115g.)

Yardage:
For exact yardage used by testers, along with their measurements and specific feedback for the size they worked, see the Yardage and Sizing Information Spreadsheet.

If using fingering + mohair
Fingering:
700-800 (825-975, 900-1050, 950-1100, 1000-1250){1075-1350, 1200-1450, 1300-1550, 1400-1700}yds
640-731 (754-891, 823-960, 868-1005, 914-1143){983-1234, 1097-1325, 1188-1417, 1280-1554}m

Mohair:
700-800 (825-975, 900-1050, 950-1100, 1000-1250){1075-1350, 1200-1450, 1300-1550, 1400-1700}yds
640-731 (754-891, 823-960, 868-1005, 914-1143){983-1234, 1097-1325, 1188-1417, 1280-1554}m

If you wish to add length to the body, you should allow the following supplemental yardage/meterage of each yarn per extra inch knit:
23 (26, 29, 32, 34){37, 40, 43, 45} yds
21 (24, 27, 29, 31){34, 37, 39, 41} m

If using DK held single
595-680 (701-829, 765-893, 808-935, 850-1063){914-1148, 1020-1233, 1105-1318, 1190-1445}yds
544-622 (641-758, 699-816, 739-855, 777-972){835-1049, 932-1127, 1010-1205, 1088-1321}m

Materials:
fingering weight yarn held double with lace weight yarn OR DK weight yarn, circular needles, stitch markers, one removable stitch marker, scrap yarn or stitch holders, darning needle

Construction:
The piece is worked from the top down. V- neck shaping is worked flat. Sleeves are separated and sts are held, and body is knit down to preferred length and finished with ribbing. Neckline sts are picked up and finished with ribbing. Sleeves are worked to preferred length and finished with ribbing.

Techniques:
knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing, picking up sts, wet blocking

Video Tutorials & Other Helpful Resources
Very V-Neck Raglan Sizing & Yardage Reference Sheet
Budget Yarn Sheet
Left Lifted Increase
Right Lifted Increase
Very V-Neck Raglan: Getting Started
Very V-Neck Raglan: Holding sts for body to work neckline
Very V-Neck Raglan: Working the Neckline
Very V-Neck Raglan: Working the Sleeves
Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off