Buckle Collar Jacket
Yarn: 450 g (50% Wool, 50% Acrylic, yardage = 100g / 210m); 1 pair quick knit needles size 3 mm (US 3); 8 buttons of 1.5-2 cm in diameter.
Rib Pat: K2, P2 Rib.
Double (hollow) Rib Pat: even no of sts.
Row 1: K1, P1.
Row 2 and all further rows: K1, sl 1 wyif.(=Slip a stitch from the left needle to the right one without knitting it. The working thread remains in front of the needle (at the front)).
Stockinette stitch (St st): K RS rows; P WS rows.
Cable Patt with Seed Stitch: foll chart.
in pattern acc to chart: 18 sts and 21 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
In St st: 15 sts and 19 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 82 sts and work in Basic Pattern: selv st, 16-20 sts once, rep 1-20 sts 3 times, 1-15 sts once, selv st.
For the Armhole Shaping, after 38 cm from beg, bind off at each end 5 sts once, then on every 2nd row 1 st twice = 68 sts.
For the Neckline Shaping, when work meas 55 cm from cast on, bind off center 18 sts and complete both sides separately.
For rounding at inside edge bind off 2 sts twice and 1 st once on every 2nd row.
When piece measures 58 cm from beg, bind off rem 20 shoulder sts.
Cast on 37 sts and work in Basic Pattern: selv st, 1-20 sts once, 1-15 sts once, selv st.
For the left Armhole Shaping, after 34 cm from beg, bind off 5 sts, then on every 2nd row 1 st twice = 30 sts.
For the Neckline Shaping, after 51 cm from beg, bind off 6 sts on the right, then on every 2nd row 1 st 4 times.
When piece measures 58 cm from beg, bind off 20 shoulder sts.
Left Front: Work in reverse.
Cast on 32 sts and work 32 rows in Basic Pattern: selv st, 6-20 sts once, 1-15 sts once, selv st.
Cont in St st, inc 4 sts evenly across the 1st row = 36 sts.
For the sleeve shaping inc 1st on each side on every 6th row 6 times = 48 sts.
Shape sleeve cap: When work meas 38 cm from beg, bind off on every 2nd row 4 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st 3 times, on every 4th row 1 st 5 times, on every 2nd row 1 st once, 2 sts once and rem 14 sts once.
Rep for other sleeve.
Sew shoulder seams.
Neck Band: Pick up 70 sts evenly around neck edge from RS and work 12 cm in Rib Patt. Bind off sts.
Front Band: Pick up 70 sts evenly around vertical front edge and neck edge from both RS and WS and work 6 rows in Double Rib Patt, then cont in Rib Patt while k2tog across one row.
After 5 cm inc 1 st on every other stitch (M1 tbl from strand between sts) and work 6 rows in Hollow (double) Rib Patt. Bind off sts while working them pairwise without tightening.
While working in Rib Patt on Right Front, make 8 buttonholes evenly spaced in the center.
Sew side seams, sleeve seams and set in sleeves.
Sew on buttons on Left Front.