Size
XS-S-M-L-XL
Dimensions when completed
Bust: 74[82:90:98:108] cm
Length: 85[87:89:91:93] cm
Inner length of the sleeve: 11[12:13:14:15] cm
Demand
Novita 7 Veljestä (043 stone) 500[550:600:650:700] 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.
Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.
Lace pattern: See chart.
Tension
19 sts and 25 rows to 10 cm measured over stocking st using larger needles
21 sts to 10 cm measured over lace patt
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.

Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.

Lace pattern: See chart.

Tension

19 sts and 25 rows to 10 cm measured over stocking st using larger needles

21 sts to 10 cm measured over lace patt

Back

Using larger needles cast on 105[113:119:127:141] sts. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

WS: Row 1: Start working from an arrow marked for your size, rep 14 st pattern 7(8)8(9)10 times, work 4[1:4:1:1] sts from right end in chart. Rep rows 2-7. Work until back meas 20[20:20:21.21] cm. Dec 1 st at each end. Repeat decreases at each end in 4 cm intervals 6 times = 91[99:105:113:127] sts. Work until back meas 49[50:50:51:51] cm. End with row 6 of chart.

Row 7: decrease evenly 17[21:19:19.21] sts = 74[78:86:94:106] sts.

Work in rib 5 cm. Cont in stocking st about 13[13:14:14.15] cm.

Shape Armholes

Cast off 4 sts at beg of next 0[0:2:2:2] rows, 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2[4:2:4:4] rows. Dec 1 st at each end of foll alt rows 3(2)2(2)3 times = 58[60:64:68:74] sts. Work until armhole meas 17[18:19:20:21] cm.

Shape Shoulders and Back Neck

RS: Cast off 30[30:30:30:32] 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. Cast off 1 st at neck edge. Work until armhole meas 18[19:20:21:22] cm. Cast off rem 13[14:16:18:20] 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 8[9:10:11:12] cm.

Shape Front Neck

Put 20[20:20:20:22] sts in the middle of front for neck on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Cast off 2 sts at neck edge every alt row twice. Dec 1 st at neck edge every alt row twice. Work until armhole meas 18[19:20:21:22] cm. Cast off rem 13[14:16:18:20] sts. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder (left end). Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Sleeves

Using smaller needles cast on 54[58:58:62:66] sts. Work in rib 5 cm. Change to larger needles. Cont in stocking st and AT THE SAME TIME increase evenly 2[2:4:4:4] sts during the first row = 56[60:62:66:70] sts. Work until sleeve meas 6,5[6,5:6,5:6,5:7] cm. Inc 1 st at each end. Repeat increases in 1,5[1,5:1,5:1,5:2] cm intervals 2(2)3(3)3 times = 62[66:70:74:78] sts. Work until sleeve meas 11[12:13:14:15] cm.

Shape top

Cast off 4[4:4:5:5] 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 2[2:4:4:4] rows. Dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row 6(7)8(9)10 times. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 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 40 cm circular needle rejoin yarn to 20[20:20:20:22] sts on a holder, pick up and knit 84[84:84:88:86]sts evenly from neck edge = 104[104:104:108:108] sts. Work in rib in round 18 cm. Cast off sts loosely in rib.

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