Knit Melange Jacket
1000g of mélange multi-colored yarn (# 901) Lamana Cusco (100% alpaca wool; 85m/50g);
Circular knitting needles 8;
Main pattern: width 18 sts. Work due to the scheme. Repeat 1st-4th rows. When the detail is finished, WS of jacket will become RS.
Stitches control: 15 sts x 21 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 74 sts with double yarn and make 1 row of knit sts and work with the main pattern. In 35 cm, bind off 1 x 9 sts from both sides for arm-holes = 56 sts. In 58 cm from the set-up row, bind off 1 x 6 sts and 1 x 8 sts from both sides in every 2nd row for shoulder chamfers. Bind off the rest 28 sts of neck-hole.
Cast on 38 sts with double yarn, make 1 row of knit sts and then work with the main pattern. In 35 cm from the set-up row, bind off 1 x 9 sts from the left side for arm-holes = 1 x 9 sts = 29 sts. In 51 cm from the set-up row, bind off 15 sts from the right side for neck-hole. In 58 cm form the set-up row, bind off 1 x 6 sts and 1 x 8 sts from the left side in evert 2nd row.
Make in symmetry to right front.
Cast on 38 sts with double yarn and make 1 row of knit sts and then work with the main pattern. After 9 vertical pattern repeats, increase 5 x 1 st in every 8th row from both sides = 48 sts. Make the increased sts as wrong-side pattern. In 44 cm form the st-up row, bind off 6 x 1 st and 2 x 6 sts in every 2nd row form both sides for sleeve caps. Bind off the rest 12 sts.
Make WS of details, make shoulder seams, sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams. For neck-hole placket, cast on 66 sts along neck-hole and make 1 row of purls and 2 rows of knit sts, bind off all sts as knit sts in the 3rd row. For left placket fastener, cast on 68 sts and make in the same way, as neck-hole placket. Make right placket fastener in the same way, as left one, make 7 button holes. Sew buttons. For each pocket, cast on 20 sts with double yarn and make 1 row of knit sts, make 5 vertical pattern repeats with the main pattern and bind off sts. Sew pockets.