Size
XS(S)M(L)XL(XXL)
Dimensions when completed
body circumference 86(94)102(110)118(126) cm / 33¾(37)40¼(43¼)46½(49½) in
length 56(58)60(62)64(66) cm / 22(22¾)23½(24½)25¼(26) in
inner sleeve length 44(45)46(47)47(48) cm / 17¼(17¾)18(18½)18½(19) in

Demand
Novita Venla
(606) Sandy Beach 200(200)250(300)300(350) g,
(499) Charcoal 100(100)150(150)200(200) g,
(010) Off White 50(50)<100(100)100(100) g and
(658) Oat 50(50)<100(100)100(100) g
Other supplies
Needles
Novita 3 mm (UK 11 / US 2½) and 3½ mm (UK 9½ / US 4) or sizes needed to obtain gauge

Other supplies
13 buttons
Density
Stitch patterns
- Ribbing: *k1, p1*, repeat *–* to end. On the wrong side rows, knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts.
- Stockinette stitch: knit the right side rows and purl the wrong side rows.
- Colourwork: work stockinette st following the chart and instructions.

Gauge
30 sts and 28 rows in colourwork with larger needles = 10 cm / 4 in

Designer name
Sari Nordlund
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Back

Using the smaller needles and Sandy Beach cast on 131(143)155(167)179(191) sts and begin ribbing on the WS with k1. Work ribbing for 3 cm.

Switch to the larger needles and work 2 rows in stockinette st.

Begin the colourwork pattern on row 1 of the chart. The starting point for each size is marked with an arrow. Keep repeating the 12 st pattern as needed. Work rows 2–43 of the chart, then keep repeating rows 1–43.

When the piece measures 37(38)39(40)42(43) cm, on every other row bind off 1x6(8)8(11)11(12) sts, 0(0)1(1)1(1)x3 sts, 1(1)1(1)2(3)x2 sts and 1(2)2(2)3(3)x1 st at both ends for the armholes = 113(119)125(131)137(143) sts.

When the armhole measures 17(18)19(20)20(21) cm, bind off the middle 45(45)45(47)47(47) sts for the neckline. Work one shoulder at a time. On every other row bind off 2x2 sts at the neckline edge.

When the armhole measures 19(20)21(22)22(23) cm, bind off the 30(33)36(38)41(44) shoulder sts.

Knit the other side in the same manner.

 

Left front

Using the smaller needles and Sandy Beach cast on 64(70)76(82)88(94) sts and begin ribbing on the WS with k1. Work ribbing for 3 cm.

Switch to the larger needles and work 2 rows in stockinette st.

Begin the colourwork pattern on row 1 of the chart. The starting point for each size is marked with an arrow. Keep repeating the 12 st pattern as needed. Work rows 2–43 of the chart, then keep repeating rows 1–43.

When the piece measures 37(38)39(40)42(43) cm, on every other row bind off 1x6(8)8(11)11(12) sts, 0(0)1(1)1(1)x3 sts, 1(1)1(1)2(3)x2 sts and 1(2)2(2)3(3)x1 st at the right end for the armhole = 55(58)61(64)67(70) sts.

When the armhole measures 13(14)15(16)16(17) cm, leave 12(12)12(13)13(13) sts at the front edge (= left end) on hold for the neckline. On every other row bind off 1x6 sts, 1x3 sts, 1x2 sts and 2x1 st at the neckline edge.

When the armhole measures 19(20)21(22)22(23) cm, bind off the 30(33)36(38)41(44) shoulder sts.

 

Right front

Using the smaller needles and Sandy Beach cast on 64(70)76(82)88(94) sts and begin ribbing on the WS with p1. Work ribbing for 3 cm.

Switch to the larger needles and work 2 rows in stockinette st.

Begin the colourwork pattern at the red arrow on row 1 of the chart. Keep repeating the 12 st pattern as needed. Work rows 2–43 of the chart, then keep repeating rows 1–43.

When the piece measures 37(38)39(40)42(43) cm, on every other row bind off 1x7(8)8(11)11(13) sts, 0(0)1(1)1(1)x3 sts, 1(1)1(1)2(3)x2 sts and 1(2)2(2)3(3)x1 st at the left end for the armhole = 55(58)61(64)67(70) sts.

When the armhole measures 13(14)15(16)16(17) cm, leave 12(12)12(13)13(13) sts at the front edge (= right end) on hold for the neckline. On every other row bind off 1x6 sts, 1x3 sts, 1x2 sts and 2x1 st at the neckline edge.

When the armhole measures 19(20)21(22)22(23) cm, bind off the 30(33)36(38)41(44) shoulder sts.

 

Sleeves

Using Sandy Beach and the smaller needles cast on 61(61)63(65)67(67) sts and work ribbing for 3 cm.

Switch to the larger needles and work 2 rows in stockinette st.

Begin the colourwork pattern on row 1 of the chart. The midpoint of the piece is marked with an arrow, use that to determine the starting point. Work rows 2–43 of the chart, then keep repeating rows 1–43.

When the piece measures 6(4)4(4)4(4) cm, increase 1 st at both ends. Work the increased sts following the chart.

Repeat the increases every 2 cm 18(19)18(17)15(13) more times and then 0(2)5(8)12(17) times every 1 cm = 99(105)111(117)123(129) sts.

When the piece measures 44(45)46(47)47(48) cm, on every other row bind off 1x6(6)7(7)8(8) sts, 1x3 sts, 11(13)14(15)16(17)x2 sts, 1x3 sts and 1x6 sts at both ends. Bind off remaining sts.

Knit the other sleeve in the same manner.

 

Finishing

Pin to measurements wrong side up, mist and allow to dry.

Sew the shoulder seams.

Neckline edge: Using Sandy Beach and the smaller needles, pick up the sts on hold as well as additional sts from the neckline for a total of 117(117)117(121)121(121) sts. Begin ribbing on the WS with k1. Work ribbing for 6 rows, then bind off in pattern.

Buttonbands: Using Sandy Beach and the smaller needles pick up sts from the left front edge. Pick up approx. 26 sts per 10 cm and make sure the number of sts is divisible by 2 + 1 st. Begin ribbing on the WS: p2, k1, *p1, k1*, repeat *–*, p2. Work ribbing for 6 rows, then bind off in pattern.

Place markers for buttons on the buttonband. The topmost button should be 1,5 cm from the top edge, the lowest one 1,5 cm from the bottom edge, and the other 11 evenly in between.

Work the buttonhole band on the right front in the same manner. On the 4th row work buttonholes at the marked spots as follows: yarn over, work 2 sts together. On row 7, bind off in pattern.

Attach the sleeves. Sew the side seams and sleeve seams. Sew on the buttons.