Size
XS(S)M/L(XL)XXL
Dimensions when completed
Body circumference 110(118)126(134)142 cm
Length of the garment from the center back 69(71)73(75)77 cm
Inner sleeve length 38(39)40(41)42 cm
Demand
Novita Alpaca Wool
(048) Rock 550(600)650(700)750 g
Other supplies
Needles:
Novita 6 mm or the size needed to obtain the correctx gauge.
Density
Stitch patterns:
- Ribbing:
*k2, p1, repeat from * to end. On the wrong side (WS) rows knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches.
- Textured pattern:
1st row:
knit all stitches.
2nd row:
*k1, p1, repeat from * to end.
3rd row:
knit all stitches.
4th row:
*p1, k1, repeat from * to end. Repeat rows 1-4.

Gauge:
- 8 sts and 20 rows in textured stitch pattern = 10 cm
Designer name
Susanna Mertsalmi
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The Back

Cast on 104(110)119(125)131 sts and begin the ribbing with a WS row: p2, *k1, p2, repeat from * to end. Work in ribbing until the piece measures 8 cm.

On the next RS row, begin the textured stitch pattern in the middle of the piece from row 1 of pattern: work in ribbing for the first 9 sts, knit the following 86(92)101(107)113 sts and work the last 9 sts in ribbing. Knit through rows 2-4 of the textured stitch pattern and then repeat rows 1-4 for the center sts.

When the piece measures 43(44)45(46)47 cm, start working all of the stitches in the textured stitch pattern.

When the piece measures 59(61)63(65)67 cm, bind off for the shoulder on every 2nd row on both ends of the row 7x3 sts and 3x2 sts (10x3 sts) 4x4 sts and 6x3 sts (7x4 sts and 3x3 sts) 10x4 sts. Securely bind off the remaining 50(50)51(51)51 sts.

Left Front

Cast on 62(65)71(74)77 sts and begin the ribbing from a WS row: p2, *k1, p2, repeat from * to end of row. Work in ribbing until the piece measures 8 cm.

On the next RS row, begin the textured stitch pattern with the middle stitches from row 1 of pattern: work in ribbing for the first 9 sts, knit the following 38(41)47(50)53 sts and work the last 15 sts in ribbing (front edge stitches). Knit through rows 2-4 of the textured stitch pattern and then repeat rows 1-4 for the middle sts.

When the piece measures 43(44)45(46)47 cm, continue working the 15 sts for the front edge in ribbing and work the other stitches in the textured stitch pattern.

When the piece measures 59(61)63(65)67 cm, bind off for the shoulder on the right edge on every 2 nd row 7x3 sts and 3x2 sts (10x3 sts) 4x4 sts and 6x3 sts (7x4 sts and 3x3 sts) 10x4 sts. 35(35)37(37)37 sts remain at the front edge. Continue working with these stitches for the collar for 12 cm more and the bind off.

Right Front

Cast on 62(65)71(74)77 sts and begin the ribbing from a WS row: p2, *k1, p2, repeat from * to the end of row. Work in ribbing until the piece measures 8 cm.

On the next RS row, begin the textured stitch pattern with the middle sts from row 1 of pattern: work the first 15 sts (front edge) in ribbing, knit 38(41)47(50)53 sts and work the last 9 sts in ribbing. Knit through rows 2-4 of the textured stitch pattern and then repeat rows 1-4 for the middle sts.

When the piece measures 43(44)45(46)47 cm, continue working the 15 sts for the front edge in ribbing and work the other stitches according to the textured stitch pattern.

When the piece measures 59(61)63(65)67 cm, bind off for the shoulder on the left edge on every 2nd row 7x3 sts and 3x2 sts (10x3 sts) 4x4 sts and 6x3 sts (7x4 sts and 3x3 sts) 10x4 sts. 35(35)37(37)37 sts remain for the front edge. Continue working with these stitches for the collar for another 12 cm and then bind off.

Sleeves

Cast on 35(35)38(38)41 sts and begin the ribbing from a WS row: p2, *k1, p2, repeat from * to the end of row. Work in ribbing until the piece measures 8 cm.

Begin the textured stitch pattern on the next RS row and repeat rows 1-4 of the pattern.

When the piece measures 10(9)10(11)10 cm, increase 1 st on both ends of the row. Repeat the increases every 3,5(3)3(2,5)2,5 cm for another 7(9)9(11)12 times = 51(55)58(62)67 sts.

When the piece measures 38(39)40(41)42 cm, bind off loosely.

Knit the other sleeve to match.

Finishing

Lay the pieces wrong side up to measurements on a surface, mist with a spray bottle and let dry.

Sew the shoulder seams.

Sew or use the kitchener stitch for the middle back seam of the collar and attach the collar to the neckline of the back piece.

Attach the sleeves according to the red markers in the pattern.

Sew the sleeve seams. Sew the side seams and leave approx. 20 cm split to each side of the hem.