Sweater in Half Brioche Stitch

Published: 11/12/18
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Sweater in Half Brioche Stitch

Size: M

Materials: 

Yarn: 400 g (40% Alpaca Wool, 60% Lustre Wool, yardage = 300 m/100 g); one pair quick knit needles and one circular needle, both size 2.5 mm (US 1.5).

Half Brioche Rib: 

Row 1: alt K1, P1;

Row 2: Work all sts as they appear.

Row 3: insert needle into st below st on left needle, knit this st, P1; 

Row 4: Work all sts as they appear.

Repeat rows 3 and 4.

Gauge: 20.5 sts and 34 rows = 10 x 10 сm.

Front: 

Cast on 91 sts and purl 1 row.

Cont in patt acc to chart 1 (= 4 patt reps + 1 st + 2 selv sts). 

When piece meas 38 cm from beg, work 16 rows as foll: selv st, 4 sts in Half Brioche Rib, 81 sts in patt acc to chart 2 (= 5 patt reps + 1 st), 4 sts in Half Brioche Rib, selv st. 

Cont in pattern acc to chart 3. 

Armhole Shaping: When piece measures 42 cm from beg, bind off 5 sts once at each end, then 4 sts once, 3 sts once and 1 st once on every 2nd row = 65 sts.

When piece measures 62 cm from beg, shape shoulders: at each end, bind off 2 sts 6 times on every 2nd row. 

Then put rem 41 sts on holder.

Back: 

Cast on 66 sts and purl 1 row.

Cont in Half Brioche Rib. 

Shape armholes and shoulders as for front.

Sleeves: 

Cast on 66 sts and purl 1 row.

Cont in Half Brioche Rib. 

Cap Shaping: When piece measures 45 cm from beg, at each end bind off 6 sts once, then 4 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st 9 times, 2 sts once, and rem 20 sts once on every 2nd row.

Finishing: 

Sew shoulder seams. 

Collar: Place sts of body from holder onto circular needle and inc evenly 22 sts = 104 sts. 

Work 19 cm in Half Brioche Rib from WS and bind off sts. 

Sew side and sleeve seams. Set in sleeves.

sweater chart

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