Size
S/M-XL/XXL
Dimensions when completed
Bust: 98[122] cm
Length: 64[69] cm
Inner length of the sleeve: 45[47] cm
Demand
Novita 7 Veljestä (522 pink) 550[750] g
Other supplies
1 pair Novita 4 mm needles
1 pair Novita 4,5 mm needles
40cm long circular needles Novita 4 mm for collar
Density
Stitch pattern
Rib: Row 1:*K2,P2, rep from* to end. Row 2: *K2, P2, rep from * to end.
Lace pattern: See chart.
Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.
Rib in round: *K2,P2,rep from* to end.
Tension
18 sts and 26 rows to 10 cm measured over stocking st
Designer name
Lea Petäjä
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Stitch pattern

Rib:

Row 1:*K2,P2, rep from* to end.

Row 2: *K2, P2, rep from * to end.

Lace pattern: See chart.

Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.

Rib in round: *K2,P2,rep from* to end.

Tension

18 sts and 26 rows to 10 cm measured over stocking st

Front

Using smaller needles cast on 90[112] sts. Work in rib 12 cm. Change to larger needles. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1[21]: Work 12 sts as indicated in chart (from right end), repeat 22st patt 3(4) times, work 12 sts from left end in chart. Cont in patt and repeat rows 1-40[work rows 21-40, then rep rows 1-40]. Work until front meas 43[46] cm.

Shape Armholes

Cast off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at each end of foll alt rows twice = 68[90] sts. Work until armhole meas 11[13] cm.

Shape Front Neck

Put 18 sts in the middle of front for neck on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Cast off at neck edge every alt row 3 sts once, 2 sts once. Dec 1 st at neck edge on foll alt row once. Work until armhole meas 21[23] cm. Cast off rem 19[30] sts. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder (left end) and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Back

Using smaller needles cast on 90[112] sts. Work in rib 12 cm. Change to larger needles. Cont in stocking st. Work until back meas 43[46] cm.

Shape Armholes

Cast off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at each end of foll alt rows twice = 68[90] sts. Work until armhole meas 19[20] cm.

Shape Shoulders and Back Neck

Cast off 26 sts in the middle of back for neck and work to end. Leave right side sts on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Work 2 rows. Dec 2sts at neck edge. Work until armhole meas 21[23] cm. Cast off rem 19[30] sts. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Sleeves

Using smaller needles cast on 42[44] sts. Work in rib 6 cm. Change to larger needles. Cont in stocking st. Work until sleeve meas 10 cm. Inc 1 st at both ends. Rep inc every 8th [6th ] row 6(13) times and every 6th [4th ]row 5(2) times = 66[76] sts. Work until sleeve meas 45[47] cm.

Shape top

Cast off 4[5] sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows. Dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row 9(12) times. Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off rem sts.

Making Up

Flatten the pieces to the desired dimensions on an even surface, wrong side up. Wet with water spray, and allow to dry. Join both shoulder seams.

Collar

Using 40cm circular needle rejoin yarn to 18 sts on a holder, pick up and knit 90[94]sts evenly from neck edge =108[112] sts. Work in rib in round 22 cm. Cast off sts in rib.

Join side seams and sleeve seams using back stitch or matress stitch if preferred. Set in sleeves.