Linea Pura 3, Model 18
V-NECK SWEATER
Size 10/12 and 14/16

Figures in brackets () refer to size 14/16. Where only one figure is given, this refers to all sizes.

 

Abbreviations:
alt = alternately, ch = chain, col = colour, cont = continue, dc = double crochet, dec = decrease, dtr = double treble, foll = following, gst = garter stitch, htr = half treble, inc = increase, K = knit, mt = meterage, P = purl, patt = pattern, patt g (MS) = pattern group, psso = pass slipped st(s) over, rem = remaining, rep = repeat, rev stst = reversed stocking stitch, P 1 row, K 1 row, Rs = right side, slst = slip stitch, st(s) = stitch(es), stst = stocking stitch, K 1 row, P 1 row, tbl = through back of loop, tog = together, tr = treble, Ws = wrong side, Wwm = when work measures, yo = yarn over needle

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Materials: Lana Grossa "Taglia" (100% organic cotton, RL = approx 90 m/50 g): approx 350 (400) g rosewood (col 7); knitting needles size 7 mm
Ribs Alt K1, P1.
Stst: RS rows K and WS rows P.
Drop st patt: 1. row = RS row: selv st, V K1, yo1, always rep from V, selv st. 2. row = WS row: between selv sts work all sts P, drop yos. 3. and 4. row: stst. 5. row: work like 1. row, but take yo2 on needle after every st. 6. row: work like 2. row. 7. and 8. row: Stst. 9. and 10. row: like 1. and 2. row.
Cable border with acc dec: Work acc chart. It shows whole front neckline with beg of border. Nos on right side indicate RS rows, in WS rows work all sts P. Horizontally work acc foll instruction. Vertically 1x work 1. – 62. row.
Acc dec A: Right edge: selv st, K1, k2tog. Left edge: sl1 kwise, work foll st K and psso, K1, selv st.
Acc dec B: Right edge: selv st, k2tog. Left edge: sl1 kwise, work foll st K and psso, selv st.
Acc dec inc: Right edge: selv st, K1, make K1 tbl. Left edge: make K1 tbl, K1, selv st.
Gauge: 16 sts and 23 rows stst = 10 x 10 cm; 10 sts and 23 rows cable = 4 x 10 cm – after division of sts.
Front: Cast on 76 (82) sts. For narrow border first work 0,5 cm = 1 WS row ribs. Cont in stst. Acc dec 1 st for curve of hip in 11. row from stst, then in every 10. row acc dec another 2x 1 st each, always work acc dec A = 70 (76) sts. After 15 cm = 36 rows from stst mark waist on both sides. In 13. row from marker acc inc 1 st on each side for slants, then in every 12. row acc inc another 2x 1 st each. Already after 31 (32) cm = 72 (74) rows from stst start with first crossings of cable border across 22 center sts. After 4 cm = 10 rows from beg of cable border divide work at center for V-neck and finish both sides sep. Finish left front half first, thereby work acc right half of chart re and work dec before cable as indicated. Therefore cable automatically leans to the right. Make sure to work cable sts and places of dec consistently above each other and do not shift.
Already after 2 rows from division acc dec 1 st on outer edge for armhole, then in every 2. row acc dec another 7x 1 st each, work acc dec A. When armhole measures 18 (19) cm = 42 (44) rows co 6 sts on outer edge for shoulder slant, then in every 2. row co another 3x 5 (6) sts each. Knitting chart shows last 2 dec for size 10/12. Then all sts on one side are worked. Finish other side in reverse, thereby work cable border acc left half of knitting chart.
Back: Work like front but without cable border, with different shoulder dec and round neckline. When armholes measure 18 (19) cm = 42 (44) rows co 6 sts on each side for shoulder slants, then in every 2. row co another 3x 4 (5) sts each. Simultaneously with 2. shoulder dec for round neckline co 18 center sts and finish both sides sep. On inner edge in every 2. row co another 1x 2 sts and 1x 1 st for further shaping of neckline. Then all sts on 1 side are worked. Finish other side in reverse.
Sleeve: Cast on 54 (56) sts. For narrow border first work 0,5 cm = 1 WS row ribs. Cont in stst. After 1,5 cm = 4 rows stst work 5,5 cm = 10 rows drop st patt. Then cont piece in stst only. In 7. row from end of drop st patt acc dec 1 st on each side for slants, then in every 8. row acc dec 2x 1 st each, thereby work acc dec B = 48 (50) sts. After 12 cm = 28 rows from end of drop st patt acc dec 1 st on each side for sleeve head, then in every 2. row acc dec another 16x 1 st each, thereby work acc dec A. In foll row co rem 14 (16) sts.
Finishing: Block pieces, dampen and allow to dry. Join seams. Sew in sleeves.