Filati Handknitting 29, Model 3
Gala jacket

Size S (M)

Figures for size M are given in brackets. 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 "Gala" (48% silk, 24% viscose, 17% linen, 11% polyamide, mt = 95m/50g) 500(550) g offwhite (col 1). One pair 5 mm needles, one 3.5 mm crochet hook.
Stockinette stitch: K on right side, P on wrong side.
Ajouré pattern: number of sts multiple of 6 + 1 + edge sts. 1st row: edge st, K1, * 1 yo, 1 slip dec (= slip 1 knitwise, K1, pass slipped st over), K1, K2 tog, 1 yo, K1, rep from *, edge st. Rows 2 and 4: P sts and yo’s. 3rd row: edge st, K2, * 1 yo, 1 double 1 slip dec (= slip 2 tog knitwise, K1, pass slipped st over), 1 yo, K3, rep from *, end with 1 yo, 1 double slip dec, 1 yo, K2, edge st. Rep rows 1-4.
Crochet ruche: work foll crochet chart.
Gauge: 17 sts and 25 rows to 10 cm or 4" square.
Left front: cast on 43(49) sts and cont as foll: edge st, 4 sts stockinette stitch, 37(43) sts ajouré pattern, edge st. After 3 cm or 1 1/8" bind off for hip shaping at right egde 1 st on every 8th row 4 times. When work measures 18(20) cm or 7 1/8(7 7/8)" from beginning inc for side shaping at right egde 1 st on every 8th row 4 times. Work inc in stockinette stitch. At the same time, after 32 cm or 12 1/2" from beginning bind off at left edge 1 st on every alt row 7(9) times, then 1 st on every 4th row 7 times and then 1 st on every 6th row twice. After 34(36) cm or 13 1/4(14 1/8)" from beginning bind off for armhole at right egde on every alt row 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st 3 times, then 1 st on every 4th row twice.When work measures 54(56) cm or 21 1/4(22)" from beginning bind off for shoulder shaping from right edge on every alt row 6 sts twice
and 5 sts once(7 sts 3 times).
Right front: work in reverse to left front.
Back: cast on 83(95) sts and cont as foll: edge st, 4 sts stockinette stitch, 73(85) sts ajouré pattern, 4 sts stockinette stitch, edge st. Work hip shaping, side shaping and armholes on either side as given for fronts. After 54(56) cm or 21 1/4(22)" from beginning work shoulder shaping on either side as given, at the same time bind off for neck the 23(27)
center sts. At neck edge bind off on every alt row 2 sts once and 1 st once.
Sleeves: cast on 39 sts and cont in ajouré pattern. After 10 cm or 4" inc for sleeve shaping 1 st at each end on every 6th row 13 times = 65 sts, work inc in pattern. After 40 cm or 15 3/4" from beginning bind off for sleeve top at each end on every alt row 3 sts once, 2 sts twice, 1 st 11 times, 2 sts once and 3 sts once, bind off rem 19 sts
Finishing: join shoulder and side seams. For ribbons crochet 2 chains each approx. 30 cm or 12" long. Over 1st ribbon crochet 1 row single crochet, then work 1 row sc along left front, back neck and neck shaping of right front, then crochet sc over 2nd ribbon (both ribbons are now joined to neck border). Work foll crochet chart rows 2-4 of ruche over neck border. Crochet along sleeve borders: work rows 1-4 of crochet chart. Join sleeve seams, sew sleeves in position.