Linea Pura No. 1, Model 2
Jacket Organico
Size 36/38 (US size 10/12) and 44/46 (US size 18/20)

Figures in brackets () refer to size 40/42 (US size 14/16). Where only one figure is given, this refers to all given 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 "Organico", 100% bio cotton, approx 750 (900) g brown (col 3), knitting needles size 4 and 6.
Garter stitch: RS = K, WS = K.
Ajour bordure: See diagram 1. No of sts divisible by 14 + 3 + selv st. Only RS rows are shown. Work all sts and yos P in WS rows. Work 1st – 42nd row 1 x. 1 square = 1 st and 2 rows.
Spikey pattern: See diagram 2. No of sts divisible by 12 + 3 + selv st. Only RS rows are shown. Work all sts and yos P in WS rows. Work 1st – 32nd row 2 x. 1 square = 1 st and 2 rows.
Diamond pattern: See diagram 2. No of sts divisible by 12 + 3 + selv st. Only RS rows are shown. Work all sts and yos P in WS rows. Always rep 33rd – 38th row. 1 square = 1 st and 2 rows.
Accented cast off: Right edge: Selv st, k2tog. Left edge: Sl1, K1, psso, selv st.
Gauge: 17 sts and 28 rows = 10 x 10 cm (approx 4" x 4") in spikey and diamond pattern with needles size 7).
Back: Cast on 103 (117) sts with needles size 7 and work 1 WS row P, 1 RS row K, 1 WS row P. Now work 42 rows of Ajour bordure: Selv st, start acc diagram 1, work pattern rep 6 (7) x, finish acc diagram 1, selv st. Now work 4 rows in garter st, then cont in spikey pattern, thereby dec 2 (4) sts evenly in 1st row = 101 (113) sts: Selv st, start acc diagram 2, work pattern rep 7 x, end acc diagram 2, selv st. Repeat 1st – 32nd row 2 x, then cont in diamond pattern. Please note arrangement of sts above spikey pattern. Simultaneously when work measures 20 cm from beg co 1 x 1 st on both sides for hip slant, then co 9 x 1 st on both sides in every 10th row = 81 (93) sts. When work measures 57 cm from beg inc 1 x 1 st on both sides for side slant, then in foll 20th (16th) row inc 1 x 1 st on both sides = 85 (97) sts. When work measures 68 (66) cm from beg co 1 x 4 sts on both sides for armholes, then co 1 x 3 sts in every 2nd row, 1 x 2 sts and 1 (3) x 1 st on both sides = 65 (71) sts. When work measures 87 cm from beg co 7 center sts for neckline, then co 2 x 4 sts in every 2nd row and simultaneously co 1 x 7 (8) sts for shoulder slant, then co another 2 x 7 (8) sts in every 2nd row.
Left front: Cast on 53 (60) sts with needles size 7 and work 1 WS row P, 1 RS row K, 1 WS row P. Now work 42 rows of Ajour bordure: Selv st, start acc diagram, work pattern rep 3 x, work 5 (12) initial sts of pattern rep, selv st. Please make sure that yos equal with sts worked tog. Work pattern rep like back piece. Work hip and side slant, armhole and shoulder slant on right edge like back piece. Arrangement of sts for spikey pattern: Selv st, start acc diagram 2, work pattern rep 3 x, end row acc pattern rep 2, selv st. (Selv st, start acc diagram 2, work pattern rep 4 x, work 3 sts foll pattern rep, selv st). When work measures 57 cm from beg co 1 x 1 st on left edge for neckline slant, then co 8 x 1 st in every 6th row, then 5 x 1 st in every 8th row, thereby work acc co.
Right Front: Work like left front but in reverse.
Sleeve:Cast on 41 sts with needles size 7 and work 1 WS row P, 1 RS row K, 1 WS row P. Now always rep 33rd – 68th row acc diagram 2 in diamond pattern, thereby arrange sts as foll: Selv st, start row acc diagram 2, work pattern rep 2 x end row acc diagram 2, selv st. For sleeve slant inc 7 x 1 st in every 14th row on both sides, then in every 12th row inc 2 x 1 st (in every 10th row 12 x 1 st) on both sides = 59 (65) sts. Fit inc sts into diamond pattern. When work measures 46 cm from beg co 1 x 3 sts on both sides for sleeve head, then co 1 x 2 sts and 1 (3) x 1 st in every 2nd row, 4 (2) x 1 st in every 4th row, and again 7 (9) x 1 st and 2 x 2 sts in every 2nd row. When work measures 60 cm from beg co rem 17 (19). Work 2nd sleeve alike.
Finishing:Block pieces acc measurements, dampen and dry. Join shoulder seams. From center of back neckline, across neckline slant and straight edge of front piece pick up approx 164 sts and work 4 rows in garter st with needles size 6. Co sts in WS row. Work 2nd half alike. Join band seam at back center. Join side seams. For belt cast on 6 sts with dpns size 7. Only work sts K in RS rows. At end of each row push sts back to beg of needle and carry yarn bw. It is important to pull 1st st tightly. Always stretch tube lengthwise to close “seam line” at back of work better. After approx 150 cm finish piece. Sew belt all around jacket flatly at beg of neckline slant but leave out border band. Join sleeve seams and sew in sleeves.