Stylish Knit Sweater
175 (200) 225f of dark-green yarn;
Knitting needles 3,5;
Circular knitting needles 3,5.
Size: S (M) L.
Relief pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 6 + 2 selvage sts = due to the scheme, on which only RS rows are stated, make WS rows and yarn overs as purls. Repeat the pattern between selvage sts. Make 1st-16th rows x once, then, make 1st-8th rows x once = totally, 24 rows.
Main pattern: * 2 rows of purls in 2 threads of yarn, 24 rows with relief pattern with 1 thread of yarn, 2 rows of knit sts with 2 threads of yarn*; repeat from * to *.
Stitches control: 19 sts x 28,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 80 (92) 104 sts in 2 threads of yarn and make 1 WS row of knit sts (don’t take this row into account). Continue work with the main pattern. In 65,5 cm = 186 rows from the set-up row, bind off the central 22 (26) 30 sts for the neck-hole and finish both sides separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 3 x 1 st in every 2nd row from inwards. In 69,5 cm = 198 rows from the set-up row, bind off the rest 26 (30) 34 sts of shoulders.
Make in the same way, as back, but in 43 cm = 122 rows from the set-up row, bind off the central 2 sts for V-shape neck-hole, then, bind off 13 (15) 17 x 1 st in every 4th row from inwards.
Cast on 44 (50) 56 sts for each sleeve in 2 threads of yarn and make 1 WS row of knit sts. Continue work with the main pattern. At the same time, increase 12 x 1 st in every 10th row from both sides for sleeve chamfers (15 x 1 st in every 8th row), 18 x 1 st in every 6th and 8th rows due to the pattern = 68 (80) 92 sts. In 49 cm = 140 rows from the set-up row, bind off all the sts.
Make shoulder seams. For plackets, cast on 170 (1780 186 sts along the neck-hole with circular knitting needles and make 4 circle rows of knit sts. Then, bind off all the sts as knit sts. Sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams.