Size: 16 (US 12).
Yarn: 400 g (50% Wool, 50% Acrylic, yardage = 280 m/100 g); one circular needle size 3 mm (US 2.5).
Work RS rows alt K1, P1.
On WS rows work all sts as they appear.
Stockinette stitch (St st): Work RS rows K and WS rows P.
Work acc to chart 1. Only RS rows are shown. On WS rows work sts as they appear.
Repeat Rows 1-24 throughout.
Work acc to chart 2. Only RS rows are shown. On WS rows work sts as they appear.
Repeat Rows 1-6 throughout.
Cast on 72 sts and work 4 cm in Rib Patt.
Cont in St st.
Neck Shaping: When piece measures 58 cm from beg, bind off center 14 sts and complete both sides separately.
For rounding at both ends on every RS row bind off 2 sts once and 1 st twice.
When piece measures 64 cm from beg, bind off sts.
Cast on 72 sts and work 4 cm in Rib Patt. Inc 6 sts evenly across last row = 78 sts.
Cont in Fancy Pattern.
Cast on 34 sts and work 6 cm in Rib Patt.
Cont to work in Sleeve Pattern.
Sleeve Shaping: Inc 1 st each side every 4th RS row 8 times.
When piece measures 54 cm from beg, bind off sts.
Sew left shoulder seam.
Neck Band: Pick up selv sts around neck edge and work 1 cm in Rib Patt.
Sew right shoulder seam. Sew band tog. Crochet in crab st (= sc worked from left to right) around neckline.
Sew sleeve seams, then sew sleeves into armholes.