Knit Pullover with Fancy Leaves
500 (550) 600g of dust-pink color yarn (100% cotton; 125m/50g);
Knitting needles 3,5 and 4,5;
Circular knitting needles 3,5.
Size: S (M) L.
Leaves pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 10 + 1 + 2 selvage sts. Work due to the scheme, on which only RS rows are stated. Make WS rows due to the patterns, yarn overs – as purls. Start with 1 selvage st and sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat and 1 selvage st.
1 x 1 rib.
Stitches control: 20,5 sts x 30 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 113 (123) 133 sts in criss-cross way with knitting needles 4,5 and work with leaves pattern. For neck-hole, bind off the central 43 sts in 50 cm = 150 rows from the set-up row and finish both sides separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 9 x 1 st in every 2nd row from inwards. In 56,5 cm = 170 rows from the set-up row, bind off the rest 26 (31) 36 sts of each shoulder.
Make in the same way, as back.
Cast on 46 (51) 56 sts in criss-cross way and work with 1 x 1 rib for 5 cm for bottom placket, double all the sts in the last WS row = 92 (102) 112 sts. Then, continue work with knitting needles 4,5 and leaves pattern, increase 1 st in the 1st row = 93 (103) 113 sts. In 40 cm = 120 rows from bottom placket, bind off all the sts.
Make shoulder seams. Cast on 160 sts along neck-hole with circular knitting needles and work with 1 x 1 rib with circle rows. In 3 cm, bind off all the sts. Sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams.