Beige Knit Pullover with Open Back
350 (450)g of beige Sommer Tweed (62% cotton, 30% viscose, 8% polyamide; 88m/50g);
Straight and circular knitting needles 4,5;
Crochet hook 4,5.
Size: S (M).
Garter stitch: straight and reversed rows: knit sts;
Circle rows: * 1 circle row of knit sts, 1 circle row of purls*.
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 9 + 4 + 2 selvage sts. Work due to the scheme, on which both RS and WS rows are stated. Start with 1 selvage st and sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat and 1 selvage st. Repeat 1st-6th rows.
Stitches control: garter stitch: 18,5 sts x 28 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Main pattern: 17 sts x 23,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 69 (87) sts and make 2 cm of garter stitch for placket. Then, work with main pattern. In 1 (2,5) cm from placket, increase 1 st from both sides for side chamfers, then, 31 x 1 st in every 2nd row, include increased sts in pattern repeat = 133 (151) sts. In 38,5 (42,5) cm from placket, bind off the central 25 (29) sts for neck-hole and finish both sides separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 1 x 3 sts, 1 x 2 sts and 3 x 1 st from inwards in every 2nd row. In 48 (52) cm from placket, bind off the rest 46 (53) sts of shoulder.
Make 69 (87) sts and make 2 cm of garter stitch for placket. Then, work with main pattern, bind off the central 21 sts in the 1st row and finish both sides separately = 24 (33) sts for each side. Make side chamfers in the same way, as for front. Bind off 56 (65) sts at the height of front, the outer 46 (53) sts are for shoulders, 10 (12) inner sts – neck-hole.
Fasten back with 1 row of single crochets. Make shoulder seams. For neck-hole placket cast on 10 (12) sts along right side of back, then, in distance of 22 sts, cast on 10 (12) sts along left side of back and 54 (58) sts along neck-hole. Make 6 circle rows of garter stitch on all 96 (104) sys and bind off all sts as knit sts. Make 4 laces. For each lace, cast on 5 sts and make 15 (17) cm of garter stitch, then, bind off sts as knit sts. Sew laces between details of back due to the schematic drawing.