Olive Knit Pullover
400 (500) 500g of sandy Balea yarn (60% viscose, 40% polyamide; 228m/100g);
300 (400) 400g of the same yarn, but in green color;
Straight knitting needles 4 and 4,5;
Circular knitting needles 4.
Size: S (M) L.
Rib: the quantity of sts is multiple 3 + 1 + 2 selvage sts. Start and finish every row with 1 selvage st. RS row: * cross 1 knit st, 2 purls*; repeat from * to *, finish with 1 cross knit st;
WS row: * cross 1 purl, 2 knit sts*; repeat from * to *, finish with 1 cross purl;
Circle rows: the quantity of sts is multiple 3. Make 1 cross knit sts, 2 purls by turn.
Pattern of slipped sts: the quantity of sts is multiple 3 + 1 + 2 selvage sts. Work due to the scheme, on which both RS and WS rows are stated. Start with 1 selvage st, pattern repeat, finish with 1 st after pattern repeat and 1 selvage st. Make 1st-6th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-6th rows due to the colors order.
Stitches control: 21,5 sts x 41 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 102 (111) 120 sts with sandy yarn and knitting needles 4 and make 4 cm of rib. Then, change to knitting needles 4,5 and work with pattern of slipped sts. In 59,5 cm = 244 rows from rib, bind off 5 (6) 7 sts from both sides for sleeve chamfers and 3 x 5 (6) 7 sts in every 2nd row. At the same time, in 60 cm = 246 rows from rib, bind off the rest 6 (6) 7 sts of shoulder from both sides.
Make in the same way, as back, but with deeper neck-hole. For this, bind off the central 22 (23) 22 sts in 49,5 cm = 202 rows from rib and 1 x 4 sts, 2 x 2 sts, 2 x 1 st in every 2nd row and 4 x 1 st in every 4th row.
Cast on 57 (63) 69 sts with sandy yarn and knitting needles 4 and make 6 cm of rib, finish with 1 RS row. Then, turn your work and continue with knitting needles 4,5 and pattern of slipped sts. In 11,5 cm = 48 rows from rib, increase 1 st from both sides for sleeve chamfers (12 x 1 st in every 10th and 12th row by turn) 13 x 1 st in every 10th row = 81 (89) 97 sts, include the increased sts in the pattern. In 47 cm = 192 rows from rib, bind off 5 sts from both sides for sleeve caps and 5 x 5 sts (3 x 5 sts and 2 x 6 sts) 1 x 5 sts and 4 x 6 sts in every 2nd row. In 50 cm = 204 rows from rib, bind off the rest 21 (25) 29 sts.
Make shoulder seams. Cast on 150 sts along the neck-hole line with circular knitting needles and sandy yarn, make 4 cm of rib for the placket and bind off the sts due to the pattern. Sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams.