Filati Magazin 30, model 18
Caldo Cardigan

 

Size S and M

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 "Caldo", 100% wool, approx 1250 (1350) g nature (col 67), one pair size 10 mm and 12 mm needles and 5 buttons from Union Knopf, art. 46311, col 14 size 28.
Basic patt: alt K3, P3.
Border patt: P garter stitch (P all rows).
Loop patt: 1st row: (= return row): P. 2nd row (= right side): * K1, K1, leaving st on needle, yarn at front and wind round left thumb, forming a loop of approx 5 cm or 2", yarn again at back, into the same st K1 again, slip st on right-hand needle, 1 yo and pass both sts on right-hand needle over this yo, rep from *. 3rd row (= return row): P. 4th row (= right side): work as 2nd row, staggering sts. Rep rows 1 - 4 for patt.
Visible dec: right edge: edge st, 4 sts border patt, K2, 1 slip dec (= slip 1 knitwise, K1, psso). Left edge: K2 tog, K2, 4 sts border patt, edge st.
Gauge: 9 sts and 11 rows to 10 cm or 4" square (basic patt with 12 mm needles).
Left front: cast on 33 (37) sts using size 10 mm needles and work foll right side row as foll: edge st, 27 (31) sts loop patt, 4 sts border patt, edge st. When work measures 13 cm or 5 1/8" from beginning cont with size 12 mm needles in basic patt as foll: edge st, K3 (2), P3, * K3, P3, rep from *, K3 (2), 4 sts border patt, edge st. When work measures 50 (51) cm or 19 5/8 (20 1/8)" from beginning bind off for armhole at right edge on every alt row 3 (4) sts once, 2 sts once and 1 st twice. When work measures 47 (48) cm or 18 1/2 (18 7/8)" from beginning dec for neck shaping at left edge 1 st once, working visible dec, then dec on every alt row 1 st 9 times and 1 st on 4th foll row once (1 st on every alt row 12 times), working as well visible dec. When work measures 72 (74) cm or 28 1/4 (29 1/8)" bind off for shoulder at right edge 9 (10) sts once. Over rem 6 sts work another approx 9 cm or 3 3/4" in border patt. Slip sts onto a length of yarn.
Right front: work as given for left front, working in reverse. In border work over the first 47 (48) cm or 18 1/2 (18 7/8)" 5 buttonholes evenly across (= K2 tog, 1 yo).
Back: cast on 53 (57) sts using size 10 mm needles and work 13 cm or 5 1/8" in loop patt. Cont with size 12 mm needles in basic patt as foll: edge st, K3 (2), P3, * K3, P3, rep from *, K3 (2), edge st. When work measures 50 (51) cm or 19 5/8 (20 1/8)" from beginning bind off for armholes at each end on every alt row 3 (4) sts once, 2 sts once and 1 st twice. When work measures 68 (70) cm or 26 3/4 (27 1/2)" from beginning bind off for neck the 11 center sts. At neck edge bind off on every alt row 3 sts once and 2 sts once. When work measures 72 (74) cm or 28 1/4 (29 1/8)" bind off rem sts.
Sleeves: cast on 53 (57) sts using size 10 mm needles and work 13 cm or 5 1/8" in loop patt. Cont with size 12 mm needles in basic patt as foll: edge st, K3 (2), P3, * K3, P3, rep from *, K3 (2), edge st. When work measures 50 (51) cm or 19 5/8 (20 1/8)" from beginning bind off for armholes at each end on every alt row 3 (4) sts once, 2 sts once and 1 st twice. When work measures 68 (70) cm or 26 3/4 (27 1/2)" from beginning bind off for neck the 11 center sts. At neck edge bind off on every alt row 3 sts once and 2 sts once. When work measures 72 (74) cm or 28 1/4 (29 1/8)" bind off rem sts.
cast on 29 sts using size 10 mm needles and work 13 cm or 5 1/8" in loop patt. Cont with size 12 mm needles in basic patt as foll: edge st, * K3, P3, rep from *, K3, edge st. When work measures 30 cm or 11 7/8" from beginning inc for sleeve shaping 1 st at each end once, then 1 st on every 4th row twice (1 st on every 4th row twice and 1 st on every alt row twice), work inc sts in basic patt. When work measures 42 (43) cm or 16 1/2 (17)" bind off for sleeve top at each end on every alt row 2 (3) sts once, 1 st 4 times, 2 sts twice and 3 (4) sts once. When work measures 57 (58) cm or 22 1/2 (22 7/8)" bind off rem sts. Work 2nd sleeve alike.
Finishing: block pieces to measurements, cover with a damp cloth and leave to dry, stretching sts on front bands well. Join seams. Graft tog the idle sts of neck band, attach band to neck back. Sew on buttons. For belt cast on 6 sts using size 12 mm needles and work 160 cm or 64" in border patt. Bind off. Sew on buttons.