Filati Handknitting 39, Model 3
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.


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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Material: Lana Grossa "Mare" (30% linen, 30% cotton, 40% rayon; RL = approx 110 m/50 g), 350 (400) g green (col 2); 1 long circular knitting needle size 5.
Garter st: All sts K
Cable-drop st patt: Work acc knitting chart. Attention: Those P sts indicated by arrow C and D are worked from cast on to cast off edge, only then the sts are dissolved = drop sts and dissolve them down to cast on border. Therefore the cable-drop st patt becomes broader. (approx 11 cm).
Gauge: garter st: 18 sts and 32 r = 10 x 10 cm; cable-drop st patt: approx 9 resp 11 cm broad.
Sweater is worked crosswise in 1 piece (see arrow in chart): start at edge of left sleeve and cast on 56 sts with long circular needle and work open in garter st. For inc on both sides cast on another 1x 2 sts each in every 2. r and then cast on another 70 sts each = 200 sts. Cont in foll sequence of sts from lower edge: selv st, 21 sts in cable-drop st patt, thereby work from arrow A to arrow B, 156 sts garter st, 21 sts cable-drop st patt, thereby work from arrow B to arrow A, selv st. For shoulder slant on both sides on both sides of 4 center sts in every 8. r inc 5x 1 st tbl each = 210 sts. Cont straight. When work measures 22 (24) cm from beg center is reached. For front and back slash co 58 center sts and cast sts back on again in foll r and cont piece in reverse (inc become dec and vice versa). When work measures 42 (46) cm from beg co 70 sts on each side, thereby dissolve dropped sts, for sleeves in foll 2. r co 2 sts on each side, after another 2 r co all rem sts.
Finishing: Join side seams. Acc to taste crochet 1 r of knit sts across edge of slash and edges of armholes.