Garne Journale Filati
Classici 12

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January 2017

Lookbook 04

JACKET • Alcanto
Size 36-38, 40-42 und 44-46

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Materials:
300 (300, 350) g of Lana Grossa Alcanto (70% polyester, 30% polyamide; 125 m/50 g) in Black (col 11). Size 7 and 8 mm needles; size 7 mm circular needle, 40 cm long.

Garter st:
K every row.

Plaited basket stitch:
Multiple of 2 + 2 selvage sts. Row 1 [RS]: Selvage st, * knit 2nd st on left needle tbl, then knit fi rst st and sl both sts off left needle; rep from * to last st, selvage st. Row 2 [WS]: Selvage st, * purl 2nd st on left needle, then purl fi rst st and sl both sts off left needle; rep from * to last st, selvage st. Repeat rows 1 and 2 throughout.

2 selvage stitches [worked at left and right front edge]:
At beg of RS rows, knit fi rst st, slip next st as if to purl with yarn in back of work; at end of RS rows, work to last 2 sts, slip next st as if to purl with yarn in back of work, knit last st. At beg of WS rows, slip fi rst st as if to purl with yarn in front of work, purl next st; at end of WS rows, work to last 2 sts, purl next st, slip last st as if to purl with yarn in front of work.

Pattern sequence:
Work 1 WS row in garter st, * 2 rows in plaited basket st, 2 rows in garter st; rep from * throughout.

Gauges:
On size 8 mm needles, 14 sts and 14.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm in pat sequence; 14.5 sts and 11.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm in plaited basket st.

Back:
With size 7 mm needles, cast on 72 (78, 84) sts. Change to size 8 mm needles. Next WS row: Sl 1 st as if to purl with yarn in front of work for selvage st, work in garter st to last st, sl 1 st as if to purl with yarn in back of work for selvage st. Next RS row: K1 for selvage st, work row 1 of plaited basket st to last st, k1 for selvage st. Maintaining selvage sts, cont in pat sequence and shape sides as foll: Inc 1 st at beg and end of next 16 RS rows = 104 (110, 116) sts. Work 7 rows even = 41 rows have been worked from cast-on and back measures approx. 28 cm. Work remainder of back in plaited basket st and when back measures 39 (41, 43) cm from cast-on, shape shoulder/overarms as foll: Working short-row shaping, leave last 2 sts unworked at each shoulder edge, then leave 2 additional sts unworked at each shoulder edge 8 times. Sl 39 (42, 45) sts for each shoulder/overarm and center 26 sts for neck to 3 separate holders.

Left front:
With size 7 mm needles, cast on 39 (43, 47) sts. Change to size 8 mm needles. Next WS row: Work 2 selvage sts as instructed, work in garter st to last st, sl 1 st as if to purl with yarn in back of work for selvage st. Next RS row: K1 for selvage st, work row 1 of plaited basket st to last 2 sts, work 2 selvage sts as instructed. Maintaining selvage sts, cont in pat sequence and shape side as foll: Inc 1 st at beg of next 16 RS rows = 55 (59, 63) sts. Work 7 rows even = 41 rows have been worked worked from cast-on and left front measures approx. 28 cm. Work remainder of left front in plaited basket st and when left front measures 39 (41, 43) cm from cast-on, shape shoulder/overarm as foll: Working short-row shaping, leave last 2 sts unworked at shoulder edge, then leave 2 additional sts unworked at shoulder edge 8 times. At same time, when left front measures 42 (44, 46) cm from cast-on, shape front neck edge as foll: Bind off 12 (13, 14) sts at beg of next WS row, 1 st at beg of next 4 WS rows. Sl 39 (42, 45) shoulder/overarm sts to a holder.

Right front:
Work same as for left front, reversing all shaping.

Finishing:
With RS facing, purl across the 39 (42, 45) sts of each shoulder, then join back and front shoulder sts with a 3-needle bind-off. With size 7 mm circular needle and RS facing, pick up and knit 76 sts along right front, back and left front neck edge, including 26 sts from back neckholder. Working the 2-st selvage at beg and end of rows as before, work in garter st for 5 rows, then bind off all sts. With size 7 mm circular needle, pick up and knit 36 (41, 46) sts along left armhole edge and work in garter st for 5 rows. Bind off all sts. Repeat for right armhole edge. Sew side seams.



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