Size
XS-S-M-L-XL-XXL
Dimensions when completed
Bust: 100[108:116:124:132:140] cm
Length: 70[72:74:76:78:80] cm
Inner length of the sleeve: 41[42:43:44:44:45] cm
Demand
Novita Nordic Wool (off-white) 450[500:500:500:550:550] g
(grey) 250[250:300:300:350:350] g
(black) 150[150:200:200:250:250] g
(light pink) 50[100:100:100:150:150] g
(dark blue) 50[100:100:100:150:150] g
Other supplies
1 pair Novita 4 mm needles
1 pair Novita 6 mm needles
40cm long circular needles Novita 6 mm for neckband
Density
Stitch pattern
Moss stitch:
Row 1: *K1,P1, rep from* to end.
Row 2: *P1, K1, rep from * to end. Rep rows 1-2.
Fair isle pattern: See chart.
Tension
17 sts to 10 cm measured over moss st patt using 4 mm needles and single strand of yarn
13 sts and 22 rows to 10 cm measured over moss st patt using 6 mm needles and yarn held double
Designer name
Noora Niinikoski
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Stitch pattern

Moss stitch:

Row 1: *K1,P1, rep from* to end.

Row 2: *P1, K1, rep from * to end. Rep rows 1-2.

Fair isle pattern: See chart.

Tension

17 sts to 10 cm measured over moss st patt using 4 mm needles and single strand of yarn

13 sts and 22 rows to 10 cm measured over moss st patt using 6 mm needles and yarn held double

Back

With one strand of grey yarn and smaller needles cast on 72[80:86:92:100:106] sts. Work entire back in moss st. Work until back meas 7 cm. Change to larger needles. Take another strand of grey yarn and work with yarn held double 2 rows and dec evenly 6[8:10:10:14:14] sts =66[72:76:82:86:92] sts. Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in fair isle patt from chart I. as folls:

Use for main color (MC): 2 strands of off-white yarn and for contrasting color (CC): 1 strand of off-white and 1 strand of grey yarn.

Row 1: Rep 6 st pattern until the end of the row. Rep rows 1-6. Work until fair isle patt meas 12[13:13:14:14:15] cm.

Change main color (MC) to 1 strand of off-white and 1 strand of grey yarn. and contrasting color (CC) to 1 strand of black and 1 strand of grey yarn. Work this color combination for 13[13:14:14:15:15] cm.

Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in fair isle patt from chart II. as folls:

Use for main color (MC): 2 strands of off-white yarn and for contrasting color (CC): 1 strand of off-white and 1 strand of light pink yarn.

Row 1: Rep 4 st pattern until the end of the row. Rep rows 1-4. Work this color combination for 13[13:13:14:14:15] cm, end with row 4 of chart II.

Change contrasting color (CC) to 1 strand of off-white and 1 strand of dark blue yarn. Main color (MC) remains the same. Rep rows 5-8. Work until back meas 46[47:48:50:51:53] cm.

Shape Armholes

Keeping patt correct cast off 3[3:4:5:6:6] sts at beg of next 2 rows, 3 sts at beg of next 0[0:0:0:0:4] rows, 2 sts at beg of next 0[0:0:1:1:0] rows. Dec 1 st at each end of foll alt rows 22(24)25(24)25(24) times. AT THE SAME TIME when last fair isle stripe meas 13[13:14:14:14:14] cm, cont in moss st using 1 strand of off-white and 1 strand of black yarn. Cast off rem sts after finishing armhole decreases.

Front

Work as back. Start front neck shaping when armhole meas 21[22:23:23:24:24] cm.

Shape Front Neck

Put 10[12:12:14:14:14] sts in the middle of front for neck on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Cast off 2 sts at neck edge. Work 1 row. Dec 1 st at neck edge. Rejoin yarn to sts on a holder (left end) and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Sleeves

With one strand of grey yarn and smaller needles cast on 35[35:37:37:39:39] sts. Work sleeves in moss st. Work until sleeve meas 7 cm. Change to larger needles. Take another strand of grey yarn and work with yarn held double 8[9:9:9:8:8] cm. AT THE SAME TIME when sleeve meas 11[10:11:12:12:13] cm inc 1 st at each end. Repeat increases in 5[4:4:3,5:4:3,5] cm intervals 5(7)7(8)7(8) times = 47[51:53:55:55:57] sts.

When double grey yarn stripe has been finished, beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in fair isle patt from chart I. as folls:

Use for main color (MC): 1 strand of off-white and 1 strand of grey yarn. and for contrasting color (CC): 1 strand of black and 1 strand of grey yarn.

Row 1: Sleeve middle stitch is marked in chart with an arrow, count from there your starting st and rep 6 st pattern until the end of the row. Cont in patt and rep rows 1-6. Work until fair isle patt meas 13[13:14:14:15:15] cm.

Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in fair isle patt from chart II. as folls:

Use for main color (MC): 2 strands of off-white yarn and for contrasting color (CC): 1 strand of off-white and 1 strand of light pink yarn.

Row 1: Sleeve middle stitch is marked in chart with an arrow, count from there your starting st and rep 4 st pattern until the end of the row. Rep rows 1-4. Work this color combination for 13[13:13:14:14:15] cm, end with row 4 of chart II.
Change contrasting color (CC) to 1 strand of off-white and 1 strand of dark blue yarn. Main color (MC) remains the same. Rep rows 5-8. Work until sleeve meas 41[42:43:44:44:45] cm.

Shape Top

Cast off 3(3)4(5)6(6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row 12(12)11(9)6(8) times and every 4th row 5(6)7(8)10(9) times. AT THE SAME TIME when last fair isle stripe meas 13[13:14:14:14:14] cm, cont in moss st using 1 strand of off-white and 1 strand of black yarn. Cast off rem sts after finishing decreases.

To Make Up

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

Neckband

Using 40cm circular needle rejoin yarn to 10[12:12:14:14:14] sts from a holder, using doble yarn (1 strand of black and 1 strand of off-white) pick up and knit 50[50:52:50:52:52]sts evenly from neck edge =60[62:64:64:66:66] sts. Work flat in moss st 3 cm.

Next row: Inc evenly 8 sts = 68[70:72:72:74:74] sts.

When neckband meas 8 cm, cast off sts loosely. Fold the neckband in half and sew it to the WS.

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

Tassels

Cut for each tassel 3 18cm long strands. Fold strands in half and using crochet hook pull folded end through bottom edge from RS to WS and pull ends of tassel through folded end. Tighten it.

Attach tassels to every st in between two lowest fair isle stripes (2 strands of light pink and 1 strand of off-white yarn).

Attach tassels to every st in between 2nd and 3rd fair isle stripe (1 strand of dark blue, 1 strand of grey and 1 strand of off-white yarn).

Attach tassels to every st in between 4th fair isle stripe and black & off-white moss st stripe (2 strands of black and 1 strand of off-white yarn).

Attach tassels to same spots on the sleeves.