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Sweater in Diamond Pattern

Published: 12/12/17
Category: Sweaters
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Sweater in Diamond Pattern

Sizes: 10 (US 6).

Materials:

Yarn: 500 g (100% Wool, yardage = 400 m/100 g); one pair quick knit needles size 5 mm (US 8) and one circular needle size 3.5 mm (US 4).

Always work with two strands of yarn.

Rib Patt: alt K2, P2 Rib.

Diamond Pattern:

Work according to chart 1. RS and WS rows are shown.

Cable Pattern:

Work according to chart 2. Only RS rows are shown.

On WS rows work all sts as they appear.

Gauge:

in Diamond Pattern with 5 mm needles: 17 sts and 22 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

Back:

With 3.5 mm needles cast on 84 sts and work 20 rows in Rib Patt. 

Change to 5 mm needles and dec 9 sts on 1st row working every 8th and 9th sts tog = 75 sts. Work in Diamond Pattern. 

Raglan Shaping: After 80 rows from Rib Patt, bind off at each end 4 sts once and 1 st 20 times on every second row. 

After 42 rows from beg of raglan, bind off rem 27 sts of neck.

Front:

With 3.5 mm needles cast on 84 sts and work 20 rows in Rib Patt.

Change to 5 mm needles and inc 7 sts on 1st row working yarn overs after every 11 sts = 91 sts.    

Work as foll: * 25 sts in Diamond Pattern, 8 sts in Cable Pattern, rep from * once more, 25 sts in Diamond Pattern.

Raglan Shaping: After 80 rows from Rib Patt, bind off at each end 4 sts once and 1 st 20 times on every second row.

For neckline, at the same time, after 20 rows from beg of raglan, bind off center 15 sts and complete both sides separately.

For rounding, at each end bind off 3 sts once, 2 sts twice and 1 st 7 times on every second row.

Sleeves:

With 3.5 mm needles cast on 84 sts and work 20 rows in Rib Patt. 

Change to 5 mm needles and work in Diamond Pattern.

Sleeve Shaping: Inc 1 stitch every 7th row 13 times at each end. 

Raglan Shaping: After 96 rows from Rib Patt, bind off at each end 4 sts once and 1 st 20 times on every second row.

After 42 rows from beg of raglan, bind off rem 15 sts.

Finishing: 

Join raglan seams. 

For band, with 3.5 mm circular needle, pick up 104 sts evenly around neck edge and work 14 rnds in Rib Patt. Bind off sts without tightening. 

Sew side and sleeve seams. 

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