Size
XS/S-M-L-XL-XXL
Dimensions when completed
Bust: 86[94:102:112:122] cm
Length: 59[61:63:65:67] cm
Inner length of the sleeve: 45[46:47:47:48] cm
Demand
Novita Nordic Wool (beige) 350[400:450:500:550] g
(off-white) 50[50:50:50:50]g
(grey) 50[50:50:50:50]g
(black) 50[50:50:50:50]g
Other supplies
1 pair Novita 3,5 mm needles
1 pair Novita 4,5 mm needles
40cm long circular needles Novita 4.5 mm for yoke
80cm long circular needles Novita 4.5 mm for yoke
40cm long circular needles Novita 3.5 mm for collar
Density
Stitch pattern
Rib:Row 1:*K1,P1, rep from* to end. Row 2: *K1, P1, rep from * to end.
Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.
Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.
Fair isle pattern in round: See chart.
Rib in round: *K1,P1,rep from* to end.
Tension
19 sts and 25 rows to 10 cm measured over stocking st
Designer name
Lea Petäjä
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Stitch pattern

Rib:

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

Row 2: *K1, P1, rep from * to end.

Stocking stitch: knit on RS, purl on WS.

Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.

Fair isle pattern in round: See chart.

Rib in round: *K1,P1,rep from* to end.

Tension

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

Back (lower part)

Using beige yarn and smaller needles cast on 88[96:102:112:122] sts. Work in rib 1cm. Change to larger needles. Cont in stocking st. Work until back meas 10[10:11:11:12] cm. Dec 1 st at each end. Repeat decreases at each end after 8 cm interval once = 84[92:98:108:118] sts. Work until back meas 41[42:43:44:46] cm.

Shape armholes

Cast off 4[4:5:5:7] sts at beg of next 2 rows, 2sts at beg of next 2[4:4:6:6] rows. Dec 1 st at each end of foll alt rows 1(1)2(2)2 times. End with WS row. Put rem 70[74:76:82:88]sts on a holder.

Front (lower part)

Work as back (lower part).

Sleeves (lower part)

Using beige yarn and smaller needles cast on 43[47:49:51:53] sts. Work in rib 1cm. Change to larger needles. Cont in stocking st. Work until sleeve meas 13[14:12:14:12] cm. Inc 1 st at each end. Repeat increases in 4[4:3,5:3:3] cm intervals 7(7)9(10)11 times = 59[63:69:73:77]sts. Work until sleeve meas 45[46:47:47:48] cm.

Shape top

Cast off 4[4:5:5:7] sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2[4:4:6:6] rows. Dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row 1(1)2(2)2 times. End with WS row. Put rem 45[45:47:47:47] sts on a holder.

Yoke

Using 80cm long needles work sts from holders as foll:

(RS): work 70[74:76:82:88] sts from back, work 45[45:47:47:47] sts from sleeve, work 70[74:76:82:88] sts from front, work 45[45:47:47:47] sts from sleeve = 230[238:246:258:270] sts.

Cont in stocking st in round using beige yarn. Decrease evenly 2[4:0:0:0] sts during the next row = 228[234:246:258:270] sts. Work one row. Beg and ending rnds as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Rnd 1: Work 6 st patt repeat 38(39)41(43)45 times. Cont in patt and work rnds 1-9. 38(39)41(43)45 sts will be decreased during the rnd 9 =190[195:205:215:225] sts.

Rnd 10: Work 5 st patt repeat 38(39)41(43)45 times. Cont in patt and work rnds 10-16. AT THE SAME TIME decrease evenly 22[27:29:31:33] sts in rnd 16 = 168[168:176:184:192] sts. Change to 40cm long 4,5mm circular needles when convenient.

Rnd 17: Work 8 st patt repeat 21(21)22(23)24 times. Cont in patt and work rnds 17-39. 21[21:22:23:24] sts will be decreased during the rnds 24, 32 and 35 = 105[105:110:115:120] sts.

Cont in black yarn. Knit 1 row. Change to 40cm long 3,5mm circular needles. Work in rib in round and AT THE SAME TIME decrease evenly 1[1:2:7:10] sts during first row = 104[104:108:108:110] sts. Work in rib in round 7cm. Cast off sts in rib.

Making Up

Join side seams, sleeve seams and armpit seams using back stitch or matress stitch if preferred. Flatten the garment to the desired dimensions on an even surface, wrong side up. Lightly steam through moist cloth.