Filati Summertime, model 1
Gala Print cardigan, size S

 

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 "Gala Print", 48% silk, 24% viscose, 17% linen, 11% polyamide, approx 500 g beige-blue (col 502), one pair 4.5 mm needles, one 4 mm crochet hook and 4 buttons.
Basic pattern 1: see diagram 1. Only right side rows are given. On return rows work sts as set, P yo´s. Rep rows 1 - 20. 1 square = 1 st and 2 rows.
Basic pattern 2: see diagram 2. Right side and wrong side rows are given. Sts are given as they are worked. Rep rows 1 and 2. 1 square = 1 st and 1 row.
Basic pattern 3: see diagram 5. Right side and wrong side rows are given. Sts are given as they are worked. Work rows 1 and 2: 10 times, rows 21 and 22 once, rows 23 and 24: 4 times and rows 31 and 32 once, on rows 21 and 31 P2 tog on every P rib. 1 square = 1 st and 1 row.
Visible dec: right edge: edge st, 6 sts basic pattern 2, diagram 4. Left edge: dec foll diagram 3, 6 sts basic pattern 2, edge st.
Gauge: 18 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm or 4" square (basic pattern 1 with 4.5 mm needles), 18 sts and 23 rows to 10 cm or 4" square (basic pattern 2 with 4.5 mm needles).
Left front: cast on 45 sts with 4.5 mm needles and cont as foll: edge st, 37 sts basic pattern 1, starting as given in diagram 1, rep patt g twice, end foll diagram 1, 6 sts basic pattern 2, edge st. For hip shaping bind off at right edge 1 st once on 10th foll row, then 1 st on every 6th row 6 times.
When work measures 26 cm or 10 1/4" from beginning inc for side shaping 1 st at right edge once, then 1 st on every 4th row 6 times. When work measures 36 cm or 14 1/8" from beginning bind off for armhole at right edge on every alt row 4 sts once, 3 sts once and 1 st twice. When work measures 41 cm or 16 1/8" (= 121st row) from beginning start neck shaping, cont as before over the 6 sts in basic pattern 2 + edge st, work dec for neck shaping each time over diamond patt, see diagram 3. From 125th row on dec at left edge 1 st on every alt row 18 times, working visible dec. When work measures 56 cm or 22" from beginning bind off rem sts.
Right front: work as given for left front, working in reverse. Work from right edge as foll: edge st, 6 sts basic pattern 2, 37 sts basic pattern 1, starting as given in diagram 1, rep patt g twice, end foll diagram 1, edge st. Work neck shaping foll diagram 4.
Back: cast on 87 sts with 4.5 mm needles and cont as foll: edge st, 85 sts basic pattern 1, starting foll diagram 1, rep patt g 6 times, end foll diagram 1, edge st. For hip shaping bind off 1 st at each end once on 10th foll row, then 1 st on every 6th row 6 times. When work measures 26 cm or 10 1/4" inc for side shaping 1 st at each end once, then 1 st on every 4th row 6 times. When work measures 36 cm or 14 1/8" from beginning bind off for armholes at each end on every alt row 4 sts once, 3 sts once and 1 st twice. When work measures 56 cm or 22" from beginning bind off rem sts.
Sleeves: cast on 75 sts with 4.5 mm needles and K 1st row (= return row). Cont as foll: edge st, 73 sts basic pattern 3, starting with edge st, rep patt g 10 times, end foll diagram, edge st. On 21st row P2 tog on every P rib, then P2 tog on 31st row again on every P rib. Cont in basic pattern 2 = 53 sts. When work measures 25 cm or 9 7/8" from beginning inc for sleeve shaping 1 st at each end once, then 1 st on every 6th row twice and 1 st on every 4th row 3 times = 65 sts. Then work 37 cm or 14 1/2" from beginning bind off for sleeve top at each end on every alt row 4 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st twice, then 1 st on every 4th row 4 times and again on every alt row 1 st once, 2 sts once, 3 sts once and 4 sts twice. When work measures 52 cm or 20 1/2" from beginning bind off rem sts. Work 2nd sleeve alike.
Finishing: block pieces to measurements, cover with a damp cloth and leave to dry. Join seams. Along lower edge of cardigan, front edges and neck edge crochet 1 round crab sts (= sc from left to right), at right front work loops for buttons (= 5 ch). Sew on buttons.
 

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