Pastel Colors Knit Jacket
75 (100) 100g of yarn (37% wool, 37% alpaca, 26% silk; 187m/25g) in grey-brown color;
75 (100) 100g of the same yarn, but with purple color;
50 (75) 75g of the same yarn, but in light-blue color;
25g of the same yarn, but in pink color;
Knitting needles 8;
2 double pointed knitting needles 6;
Crochet hook 5.
Size: S (M) L.
Note: work in 3 threads of yarn.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls;
Stripes order A: 24 (26) 28 grey-brown rows, 24 (26) 28 purple rows, 24 (26) 28 light-blue rows = totally, 72 (78) 84 rows.
Stripes order B: 24 (22) 20 pink rows, 24 (26) 28 grey-brown rows, 24 (26) 28 purple rows, 12 (10) 8 light-blue rows = totally, 84 rows.
Stitches control: 11,5 sts x 17,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 56 (60) 64 sts with grey-brown yarn and criss-cross method. Continue work with stockinette stitch due to the stripes order A. In 41 cm = 72 rows (44,5 cm = 78 rows) 48 cm = 84 rows from the set-up row, bind off sts with light-blue yarn, the central 24 sts form neck-hole, outer 16 (18) 20 sts from both sides form shoulders.
Cast on 50 (52) 54 sts with grey-brown yarn and criss-cross method. Continue work with stockinette stitch due to the stripes order A. At the same time, for front chamfer, make along left side before selvage st, * bind off 5 x knit2tog in every 2nd row from the set-up row and 1 x knit3tog in every 2nd row (= totally, 7 decreases)*; repeat from * to * x 3 times, then, bind off 6 x knit2tog in ever 2nd row (bind off 6 x knit2tog in every 2nd and 4th rows by turn) 6 x knit2tog in every 4th row. Bind off the rest 16 (18) 20 sts of shoulder at the height of back with light-blue yarn.
Make in the same way, as left front, but in reflection, for decrease, make knit2tog to the left after selvage stand for 2 sts decrease, make 3 sts together as broaching.
Cast on 28 (32) 38 sts for each sleeve with pink yarn in criss-cross method. Continue work with stockinette stitch due to the stripes order B. At the same time, increase 7 x 1 st in every 10th row from both sides due to the color of yarn = 42 (46) 52 sts. In 48 cm = 84 rows from the set-up row, bind off all sts with light-blue yarn.
Make 2. Cast on 4 sts in 3 threads of yarn with grey-brown yarn on 2 double-pointed knitting needles and make them as knit sts, * don’t turn your work, replace sts to the beginning of needle, yarn behind work, tighten and make as knit sts*; repeat from * to * until the length of straps is 48 cm. Bind off sts
Make shoulder seams. Fasten the edge of back neck-hole with 1 row of “shrimp stitch” with light-blue yarn. Sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams. Sew straps to the lower corners of front.