Knit Turquoise Pullover
600 (650) 700g of turquoise yarn (100% cotton; 90m/50g);
Knitting needles 4 and 5.
Size: S (M) L.
Pattern with slipped sts, knitting needles 5: the quantity of sts is multiple 4 + 2 selvage sts).
1st row (RS): 1 selvage st, insert RH needle * between the following 2nd and 3rd sts and draw yarn,1 yarn over, knit2tog x twice*; repeat from * to *, 1 selvage st;
2nd row (WS): 1 selvage st, * 1 knit st, 2 purls, slip 1 st, draw yarn in front of work*; repeat from * to *, 1 selvage st.
Repeat 1st-2nd rows.
1 x 1 rib, knitting needles 4.
Stitches control: 22 sts x 20 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 114 (122) sts and make 1 WS row of purls. Don’t take this row into account. After that, continue work with pattern with slipped sts. In 49 cm = 98 rows (51 cm = 102 rows) 53 cm = 106 rows from the set-up row, bind off 26 (29) 32 sts from both sides for each shoulder, leave the central 62 (64) 66 sts for neck-hole.
Make in the same way, as back.
Cast on 42 (46) 50 sts for each sleeve and make 1 WS row of purls. After that, make 4 cm of rib for lower placket, increase 40 (44) 48 sts in the last row = 82 (90) 98 sts. Then, continue work with pattern with slipped sts. In 40 cm = 80 rows from lower placket, bind off all sts.
Make shoulder seams. Cast on 62 (64) 66 sts of front and back with circular knitting needles = 124 (128) 132 sts. Make side and sleeve seams, sew sleeves plackets. Cast on 228 (244) 260 sts along lower edge of pullover and cast on 4 sts more and make placket. Sew ends of placket.