Filati Magazine 33, Model 1
Pallone wrap-around cardigan

Size M and L

Figures in brackets are given for size L. If only one figure is given, it applies 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 quality "Pallone", 70% cotton, 30% micro-fibres (polyamide), approx. 400(450) g beige (col 6), one pair 4.5 mm needles and one 3.5 mm crochet hook.
Basic pattern: number of sts multiple of 12 + 2 + edge sts. See diagram. Only right side rows are given. Unless given otherwise in legend: on return rows P all sts. Rep rows 1-20. 1 square = 1 st and 2 rows.
Stockinette stitch: K on right side, P on wrong side.
Garter stitch: K all rows.
Loop pattern:   1 sc, * into 3rd foll st 5 dc, into 3rd foll st 1 sc, rep from *, end with 5 dc into foll 3rd st, 1 slip st into sc.
Gauge: 16 sts and 23 rows to 10 cm or 4" square (basic pattern with 4.5 mm needles).
Left front: cast on 10(15) sts with 4.5 mm needles and cont in basic pattern, working sts from right edge as foll: edge st, first 6 sts of diagram, first 2 sts of patt g, edge st (edge st, 5 sts stockinette stitch, first 6 sts of diagram, first 2 sts of patt g, edge st). Inc at left edge on every alt row 2 sts 27 times and 1 st twice = 66(71) sts. Work inc sts in basic pattern. After 25 cm or 10" from beginning bind off for neck shaping at left edge 1 st once, then on every alt row 2 sts 4 times(2 sts twice), then 1 st 30 times(1 st 34 times). When work measures 37 cm or 14 1/2" from beginning bind off for armhole at right egde 4(5) sts once, then on every alt row 2 sts once(2 sts twice) and 1 st twice. When work measures 56(58) cm or 22(22 7/8)" from beginning bind off rem 19(21) sts.
Right front: work as given for left front, working in reverse.
Back: cast on 76(86) sts with 4.5 mm needles and cont in basic pattern, working from right edge as foll: edge st, first 6 sts of diagram, rep patt g 5 times, last 8 sts of diagram(edge st, 5 sts stockinette stitch, first 6 sts of diagram, rep patt g 5 times, last 8 sts of diagram, 5 sts stockinette stitch, edge st). When work measures 37 cm or 14 1/2" from beginning bind off for armholes 4(5) sts at each end once, then on every alt row 2 sts once(2 sts twice) and 1 st twice. When work measures 53(55) cm or 20 7/8(21 3/4)" from beginning bind off for neck the 10 center sts. For shaping bind off 2 sts on every alt row 3 times. When work measures 56(58) cm or 22(22 7/8)" from beginning bind off rem 19(21) sts.
Sleeves: cast on 40 sts with 4.5 mm needles and cont in basic pattern as foll: edge st, first 6 sts of diagram, rep patt g twice, last 8 sts of diagram, edge st. After 20 cm or 7 7/8" from beginning inc for sleeve shaping 1 st at each end once, then 1 st on every 8th row 4 times and 1 st on every 6th row 3 times(1 st on every 6th row 4 times and 1 st on every 4th row 6 times). Work inc sts as far as possible in basic pattern. When work measures 44 cm or 17 1/4" from beginning bind off for sleeve top 3(4) sts at each end once, then on every alt row 2 sts once and 1 st twice, 1 st on every 4th row twice and again on every alt row 1 st 6 times, 2 sts once and 3(4) sts once. When work measures 58 cm or 22 7/8" from beginning bind off rem 16(18) sts. Work 2nd sleeve alike.
Finishing: block pieces to measurements, cover with a damp cloth and leave to dry. Join seams, in right seam leave a 2 cm or 13/16" long slit after 25 cm or 10" from beginning. Along front edges, neck and lower edge of back crochet 1 round sc and 1 round crab sts (= sc from left to right). Along sleeve borders crochet 1 round loop pattern. Knit 2 ribbons. 1st ribbon: approx. 35(39) cm or 13 3/4(15 3/8)" long = 62(70) sts, 2nd ribbon: approx. 100(105) cm or 39 3/8(41 3/8)" long = 184(193) sts. Cast on sts and work 8 rows garter stitch. Bind off. Sew short ribbon to point of right front (= overlap), long ribbon to point to left front (= underlap).