Size
XS-S-M-L-XL-XXL
Dimensions when completed
Bust: 88[96:104:112:122:132] cm
Lenght: 85[87:89:91:93:95] cm
Inner lenght of the sleeve: 35[35:36:36:37:37] cm
Demand
Novita 7 Veljestä
(060 sand) 800[850:900:950:1000:1050] g
Other supplies
1 pair Novita 4½ mm needles
40cm long circular needles Novita 4mm for collar
Density
Stitch pattern:
Rib: Row 1:*K1,P1, rep from* to end. Row 2: *K1, P1, rep from * to end.
Cable pattern: See chart.
Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.
Rib in round: *K1,P1,rep from* to end.
Tension:
20 sts and 32 rows to 10 cm measured over cable patt (steamed and stretched open).
Designer name
Design Susanna Mertsalmi
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Stitch Pattern

Rib:

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

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

Cable pattern: See chart. 

Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.

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

Tension 

20 sts and 32 rows to 10 cm measured over cable patt (steamed and stretched open).

Back

Cast on 132[142:152:162:172:182] sts. Work in rib:

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

Row 2: *K1, P1, rep from * to end. These 2 rows form rib. Continue in rib until back meas 4 cm.

(RS): Knit one row.

(WS): Knit one row.

(RS):Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1: Work 6 sts as indicated in chart (from right edge), repeat 10sts patt 12(13)14(15)16(17) times, work 6 sts from left edge in chart. Cont in patt and repeat rows 1.-12. AT THE SAME TIME make decreases on both sides as foll: Dec 1 st at each end every 8th row 9(2)0(0)0 times, 1 st at each end alternately every 8th and every 6th row 12(20)22(16)22(22) times, 1 st at each end every 6th row 0(0)1(8)2(2) times = 90[98:106:114:124:134] sts.

Work until back meas 63[64:65:66:68:69] cm. Make increases for armholes on both sides as foll: inc 1 sts at each end every other row 12 times = 114[122:130:138:148:158] sts. Work increased sts in patt.

Work until back meas 83[85:87:89:91:93] cm.

Shape Shoulders And Back Neck

Next row (RS): Keeping patt correct, cast off 32 sts in the middle of back for neck and knit in patt to end. Leave right side sts on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Work 2 rows in patt. Keeping patt correct,dec 2sts at neck edge. Cont in patt until back meas 85[87:89:91:93:95] cm. Cast off rem 39[43:47:51:56:61] sts. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Front

Work as given for the back until front meas 75[77:79:81:83:85] cm.

Shape Shoulders And Front Neck

Next row (RS): Keeping patt correct, cast off 16sts in the middle of front for neck and knit in patt to end. Leave right side sts on a holder. Work each side of neck separately. Cast of 2sts every other row 3 times and 1st every 4th row 4 times et neck edge. Cont in patt until front meas 85[87:89:91:93:95] cm. Cast off rem 39[43:47:51:56:61] sts. Rejoin yarn to sts on holder and patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings.

Sleeves

Cast on 42[42:52:52:52:52] sts. Work in rib:

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

Row 2: *K1, P1, rep from * to end. These 2 rows form rib. Continue in rib until back meas 4 cm.

(RS): Knit one row.

(WS): Knit one row.

(RS):Beg and ending rows as indicated, cont in patt from chart as folls:

Row 1: Work 6sts as indicated in chart (from right edge), repeat 10sts patt 3(3)4(4)4(4) times, work 6 sts from left edge in chart. Cont in patt and repeat rows 1.-12.

Work until sleeve meas 10[8:9:8:9:7] cm. Inc 1 st at each end. Repeat increases in 3,5[3:4,5:3,5:3,5:3] cm intervals 6(8)5(7)7(9) times = 56[60:64:68:68:72] sts. Work increased sts in patt.

Work until sleeve meas 35[35:36:36:37:37] cm. Cast off all sts.

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 both shoulder seams.

Collar

With WS facing, using 4mm circular needles pick up and knit 88 sts from neck (front and back). Work in stocking stitch in round. Work until collar meas 3cm. Next row: Inc evenly 32sts =120sts. Purl 1 row. Cont in patt from chart as folls:

Round 1: repeat 10sts patt 12 times =120sts. Cont in patt and repeat rows 1.-12. 5 times.

Cont in rib in round for 2cm. Cast off loosely in rib.

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