Size
XS-S-M-L-XL-XXL
Dimensions when completed
Chest: 96[104:112:122:132:142] cm
Length: 67[69:71:73:75:77] cm
Inner length of the sleeve: 49[50:51:52:53:54] cm
Demand
Novita 7 Veljestä (010 off-white) 700[750:800:850:900:950] 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.
Cable pattern: See chart.
Tension
24 sts and 25 rows to 10 cm measured over cable patt using larger needles
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.

Cable pattern: See chart.

Tension

24 sts and 25 rows to 10 cm measured over cable patt using larger needles

Back

Using smaller needles cast on 114[126:138:150:162:174] sts. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

(WS): Row 1: Work 2sts as indicated in chart (from left end), repeat 12st patt 9(10)11(12)13(14) times, work 4 sts from right end in chart. Cont in patt and repeat rows 1-2 until back meas 6cm.

Change to larger needles. Cont in patt and repeat rows 3-12. Work until back meas 46[47:48:49:51:52] cm.

Shape Armholes

Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 12[12:12:14:14:14] rows = 90[102:114:122:134:146] sts. Work until armhole meas 19[20:21:22:22:23] cm.

Shape Shoulders and Back Neck

Cast off 34[34:36:36:38:38] sts in the middle of back for neck and work in patt 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[22:23:24:24:25]cm. Cast off rem 26[32:37:41:46:52] sts. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Front

Work as back. Start front neck shaping when armhole meas 12[13:14:15:15:16]cm.


Shape Front Neck

Put 24[24:26:26:28:28] sts in the middle of front for neck on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Cast off 2sts at neck edge every alt row twice. Dec 1 st at neck edge every alt row 3 times. Work until armhole meas 21[22:23:24:24:25] cm. Cast off rem 26[32:37:41:46:52] sts. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder (left end) and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Sleeves

Using smaller needles cast on 60[60:62:64:66:70] sts. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1: Sleeve middle stitch is marked in chart with an arrow, count from there your starting st. Cont in patt and work rows 1-2. Work until sleeve meas 6 cm. Change to larger needles. Cont in patt and repeat rows 3-12. AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st at each end every 8[6:6:6:6:6] row 3(17)16(13)16(18) times and every 6[4:4:4:4:4] row 13(1)3(8)4(2) times = 92[96:100:106:106:110] sts. Work increased sts in cable patt. Work until sleeve meas 49[50:51:52:53:54] cm.

Shape top

Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 12[12:12:14:14:14] 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 24[24:26:26:28:28] sts on a holder, pick up and knit 80[80:78:82:80:80]sts evenly from neck edge =104[104:104:108:108:108] sts. Work in rib in round 9cm. Cast off sts in rib. Fold the collar in half and sew it into WS.

Set in sleeves ( red attaching mark in pattern). Join side seams and sleeve seams using back stitch or matress stitch if preferred.