Knit Blue and White Pullover with Short Sleeves
150g of blue Lily yarn (100% mercerized cotton; 125m/50g);
100g of the same yarn, but in white color;
100g of the same yarn, but in beige color;
Knitting needles 3;
Circular knitting needles 3.
2 x 2 rib.
Stockinette stitch: in RS row – knit sts, in WS row – purls.
Garter stitch: knit sts.
Relief pattern: work due to the scheme, on which only RS rows are stated. Make WS rows sts and yarn overs as purls. Repeat 1st-10th rows.
Cast on 74 sts with blue yarn and make 3 cm of 2 x 2 rib. Increase 6 sts from both sides in the last row of rib = 80 sts. After that, work with stockinette stitch for 24 cm, increase 1 st from both sides in every 12th row. Then, continue work with beige yarn, increase 1 st from both sides in every 12th row. After knitting 18 cm change to white yarn and work without increases. In 18 cm, make 3 rows of garter stitch in blue yarn and bind off all sts.
Make in the same way, as back, but work with relief pattern instead of stockinette stitch.
Make shoulder seams, leave the central 16 cm for neck-hole. Make side seams to the beginning of white stripe. Cast on sts with circular knitting needles along arm-holes and make 2 cm of 2 x 2 rib. Bind off all sts.