White Knit Cardigan
1100g of Adelia Aria yarn (100% acryl; 100m/100g) in white color (# 02);
100g of Alpina Marta yarn (100% bamboo; 120m/100g);
100g of the same yarn, but in dark-grey color (# 35);
Knitting needles 5-5,5.
1 x 1 rib;
Relief pattern: due to the scheme. Make WS row due to the pattern. Repeat the pattern, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-12th rows.
Stitches control: 15 sts x 18 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make back and front as one-piece cloth to arm-holes. Cast on 150 sts and work with relief pattern due to the scheme. After making 70 cm = 126 rows from the beginning of work, decrease 1 x 1 st in every 7th row from both sides for front neck-hole. After making 144 rows from the beginning of work, divide your work into back (78 sts) and front (36 sts for each half) and continue working separately.
Continue making decreases along neck-hole line, for arm-holes, increase 7 x 1 st in every row for arm-hole. Continue work without increases on all the sts due to the scheme. After making 50 rows from the beginning of work without increases, bind off all the sts.
Make in symmetry to the right front.
Increase 7 x 1 st in every row from both sides for arm-holes, continue work without increases on all the sts. After making 50 rows from the beginning of work without increases, bind off all the sts.
Cast on 50 sts along the edges of sleeves, step back the same quantity of sts from both sides of shoulder seams. Continue work due to the scheme. After making 60 rows, continue work with 1 x 1 rib. Make 4 white rows, 4 light-grey rows, 4 dark-grey rows and bind off all the sts. Cast on 392 sts along the bottom of work, edges of front and back neck-hole with white yarn. Placemarkeronthecornersts. Continueworkwith 1 x 1 rib. Increase 1 st from both sides of marked sts in every corner in every 2nd row. After making 4 rows, change the color of yarn to light-grey. After making 4 rows, change to dark-grey color. Bind off all the sts after making 4 rows.
For belt, cast on 168 sts with dark-grey yarn. Continue work with 1 x 1 rib. Make 4 dark-grey rows, 4 light-grey rows and 4 white rows. Bind off all the sts.