Elegant Purple Jacket
600 (650) 700g of lavender Move yarn (45% merino wool, 45% polyester, 10%polyacryl; 145m/50g);
Crochet hook 5;
Straight and circular knitting needles 5.
Size: S (M) L.
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 2. Work due to the scheme. Start every row with 3 or 2 chain sts increase instead of the 1st double crochet or 1st half crochet and sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-3rd rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-3rd rows. Work with double crochets of the 3rd row of pattern in chain sts, which finishes sts crochet together. Start pattern with 1 WS row.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls.
Stitches control: main pattern: 16 sts x 9,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Stockinette stitch: 17 sts x 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 74 (80) 86 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with the main pattern. In 47,5 cm = 45 rows (46,5 cm = 44 rows) 45,5 cm = 43 rows from the set-up row, leave 8 sts from both sides for arm-holes = 58 (64) 70 sts. Finish your work in 72,5 cm = 69 rows from the set-up row, the central 26 (28) 30 sts form neck-hole, outer 16 (18) 20 sts from each side – shoulders.
Make 42 (44) 48 chain sts +3 chain sts increase and work with the main pattern. In 33,5 cm = 32 rows (33,5 cm = 32 rows) 31,5 cm = 30 rows from the set-up row, decrease 1 st from each side for chamfer and 17 (17) 19 x 1 st in every 2nd row. Make arm-hole from the right-side for arm-hole in the same way, as back. Finish your work in 72,5 cm = 69 rows from the set-up row on the rest 16 (18) 20 sts of shoulder.
Make in symmetry to the left front.
Make 42 (46) 50 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with the main pattern. For sleeve chamfers, increase 1 x 1 st in every 7th row from both sides and 13 x 1 st in every 2nd row = 70 (74) 78 sts, including sts in the pattern. Finish your work in 41 cm = 39 rows from the set-up row. Cast on 52 (55) 58 sts from inwards along the lower edges of sleeves and work with stockinette stitch, start with 1 WS row. At 15 cm height = 41 rows of placket bind off all sts as knit sts.
Make shoulder seams. Fasten the edges of front, neck-hole chamfers and back neck-hole with 1 row of single crochets from inwards. For collar, cast on 69 (69) 72 sts with circular knitting needles from inwards and 28 (30) 32 srs along back neck-hole = totally, 166 (168) 176 sts and work with stockinette stitch, start with 1 WS row. At 21 cm = 57 rows of collar height, bind off all sts as knit sts. Fold collar in half and sew short sides. Make side and sleeve seams.