Summer Berry Cardigan
650 (700) 750g of berry-color Kara yarn (46% polyamide, 27% cotton, 27% polyacryl; 125m/50g);
Knitting needles 4;
Crochet hook 4;
5 purple buttons.
Size: S (M) XL.
Fans pattern: work due to the scheme for the crochet hook. Turn rows, as stated. Started with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-13th rows x once, then, repeat 6th-13th rows.
Relief pattern with cables on 17 sts: work due to the scheme, on which only RS rows are stated, make WS rows as sts face, make crossed sts as cross purls, yarn overs – as purls. Repeat the pattern, finish with sts before arrow A. Repeat 1st-16th rows.
Stitches control: fans pattern: 16,5 sts x 11 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Relief pattern with cables: 22,5 sts x 29,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
For lower part, make 89 (100) 111 chain sts + 1 chain st increase and work with fans pattern. Finish in 43 cm from the set-up row. For upper part, make 98 (115) 132 sts along lower part and work with relief pattern with cables between selvage sts. At 10 (7) 3 cm height of upper part bind off 6 sts from both sides for arm-holes and 1 x 2 sts, 4 x 1 st in every 2nd row. At 18 (21) 25 cm height, bind off the central 30 (31) 30 sts for neck-hole and finish both sides separately, bind off 3 x 2 sts in every 2nd row. At 20 (23) 27 cm height of arm-holes, bind off the rest sts of shoulder from each side.
For lower part, make 41 (46) 52 chain sts + 1 chain st increase and work with fans pattern, start with sts from arrow A, 2 (3) 3 pattern repeats, finish with sts after pattern repeat (for size M with sts before arrow B). Make 4 double crochets instead of 7 double crochets in the beginning of row in the 2nd-4th and 10th-12th rows due to the scheme. Finish in 43 cm from the set-up row. For upper part, cast on 47 (55) 64 sts along lower part and work with relief pattern with cables between selvage sts, for size M, finish with sts before arrow B. Make arm-hole in the same way, as back from the left side. At 6 (9) 13 cm height of arm-hole, bind off 9 sts from the right side for neck-hole and 1 x 2 sts, 6 x 1 st in every 2nd row and 2 x 1 st in every 4th row. At 20 (23) 27 cm height of arm-hole, bind off the rest sts of shoulder.
Make in symmetry to the right front.
Cast on 49 (66) 83 sts and work with relief pattern with cables between selvage sts. For sleeve chamfers, increase 20 x 1 st in every 6th row from both sides, include the increased sts in pattern. In 45 cm from the set-up row, bind off 5 sts from both sides for sleeve caps, bind off 3 x 2 sts, 4 x 1 st in every 2nd row, 10 x 1 st in every 4th and 2nd rows by turn, 4 x 1 st in every row and 1 x 2 sts, 1 x 4 sts in every 2nd row. At 18 cm height of cap, bind off the rest sts.
Make shoulder seams. Sew up the sleeves, make sleeve and side seams. For placket, fasten neck-hole and edges of front with 2 cm of single crochets, make 3 sts in 1 st in the corners. In 1 cm, make 5 button-holes on the right front. Fasten the lower edge of sleeves in the same way. Sew buttons.