Melange Knit Pullover
250 (300)g of mélange emerald yarn (63% alpaca wool, 37% cotton; 225m/50g);
275 (325)g of silver yarn (80% viscose, 20% polyester; 100m/25g);
Knitting needles 5,5;
Circular knitting needles 5,5.
Note: work in silver and mélange emerald yarn together.
Size: S (M).
Rib: the quantity of sts is multiple 4 + 2 + 2 selvage sts.
RS rows: 1 selvage st, * 2 purls, 2 knit sts*; repeat from * to *, 2 purls, 1 selvage st.
WS rows: as sts face.
Circle rows: the quantity of sts is multiple 4. * 2 knit sts, 2 purls*.
Relief pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 3 + 2 selvage sts. Start every row and finish with 1 selvage st.
1st row: * 1 purl, 1 knit st, 1 purl*; repeat from * to *;
2nd and 4th rows: as sts face;
3rd row: * 1 purl, 1 st from the lower row, 1 purl*; repeat from * to *.
Make 1st-4th rows x once, then repeat 3rd-4th rows.
Garter stitch: knit sts.
Patterns order: 9,5 cm = 22 rows of rib, 5,5 cm = 14 rows of relief pattern, 3 cm = 8 rows of garter stitch, 3,5 cm = 8 rows of rib, 4 cm = 10 rows of relief pattern, 3 cm = 8 rows of garter stitch, 3,5 cm = 8 rows of rib pattern, 6 cm = 16 rows of relief pattern = totally, 38 cm = 94 rows.
Stitches control: rib: 16 sts x 23 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Relief pattern: 16 sts x 26 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Garter stitch: 16 sts x 27,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 80 (92) sts and make 1 WS row of knit sts. Continue work due to the patterns order. In 38 cm = 94 rows from the set-up row (= end of patterns order) continue work with garter stitch. In 8 cm = 22 rows from patterns change, continue work with relief pattern. In 13 cm = 34 rows from the last patterns change, bind off 1 x 4 (5) sts from both sides for shoulder chamfer, then, bind off 5 x 3 (4) sts in every 2nd row. In 17,5 cm = 46 rows from the last patterns change, bind off the rest 42 sts, the central 36 sts form neck-hole, outer 3 sts – shoulders.
Make in the same way, as back, but in 5,5 cm = 14 rows from the last patterns change, bind off the central 10 sts for neck-hole and finish both sides separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 1 x 3 sts, 2 x 2 sts, 6 x 1 st in every 2nd row from inwards. Bind off the rest 3 sts of shoulders at the height of back.
Cast on 38 sts for each sleeve and make 1 WS row of knit sts. Continue work due to the patterns order, make rib pattern in the beginning in the following way: * 1 knit st, 2 purls, 1 knit st*; repeat from * to *, 1 selvage st. In 15 cm = 36 rows (9,5 cm = 22 rows) from the set-up row, increase 1 x 1 st from both sides for sleeve chamfers, bind off 10 x 1 st in every 6th row and 5 x 1 st in every 4th row (16 x 1 sr in every 4th and 6th rows and 4 x 1 st in every 4th row) as sts face = 70 (80) sts. At the same time, in 38cm = 94 rows from the set-up row, make 3 cm = 8 rows of garter stitch, 4 cm = 10 rows of relief pattern and 3,5 cm = 10 rows of garter stitch. In 48,5 cm = 122 rows from the set-up row, bind off all sts.
Make shoulder seams. For collar, cast on 88 sts with circular knitting needles along neck-hole and make 1 circle row of purls. Continue work with rib with circle rows. In 10 cm from the beginning of collar, make 1 circle row of purls, bind off all sts as purls. Sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams.