Elegant Red Pullover
350 (400)g of red Starwool Light (100% merino wool; 160m/50g);
200 (250)g of red Flair yarn (100% polyamide; 150m/50g);
Knitting needles 4 and 5l
Crochet hook 5.
Size: M (L).
4 x 4 rib.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls.
Lace pattern: due to the scheme. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-10th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-10th rows.
Fringe: * 1 slip st, 1 picot, skip 1 st*; repeat from * to *.
Stitches control: stockinette stitch: 18 sts x 22 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Lace pattern: 24 sts x 13 rows = 10 x 10 cm,
Cast on 110 (126) sts with knitting needles 4 and Starwool Light yarn and make 10 cm of rib between selvage sts, then, bind off sts. After that work with lace pattern with crochet hook 5, make 112 (126) sts in the 1st row in sts of rib. In 25 cm from rib, decrease 6 (8) cm form both sides. In 11 (12) cm from the beginning of arm-hole, divide your work in half for V-shape neck-hole and finish both sides separately. For neck-hole chamfers, decrease 7 cm from inwards. In 20 (21) cm from the beginning of arm-hole, finish your work.
Make in the same way, as back, but with deeper V-shape neck-hole. For this, in 25 cm from rib, divide your work in half and decrease 7 cm from inwards, matching with pattern design.
Cast on 38 (42) sts with knitting needles 4 and Flair yarn and make 8 cm of rib, increase 2 sts in the last row. Then, change to knitting needles 5 and work with stockinette stitch, increase 9 x 1 st from both sides in every 6th row for sleeve chamfers, 5 x 1 st in every 5th row (16 x 1 st in every 5th row), include the increased sts in pattern repeat. In 37 cm from rib, bind off 5 sts from both sides for sleeve caps, 1 x 4 sts, 1 x 3 sts, 5 x 1 st, 1 x 3 sts, 1 x 4 sts, 1 x 5 sts in every 2nd row. In 10 cm from the beginning of work, bind off the rest sts as sleeve cap.
Make shoulder seams, fasten neck-hole with 1 row of fringe with crochet hook 5 and Starwool Light yarn. Sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams.