Band Collar Pullover
Yarn: 500 g (50% Viscose, 50% Acrylic, yardage = 440 m/100 g); 1 pair quick knit needles and one circular needle, both size 4.5 mm (US 7).
Rib Pattern: alt K1, P1.
Row 1: alt K1, P1;
Row 2: Work all sts K.
Rep Rows 1 and 2.
Lace Pattern with Cables:
Work according to chart 1. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows work all sts as they appear, purl yos.
Repeat Rows 1-4 throughout.
Work according to chart 2. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows work all sts P.
Repeat Rows 1-6 throughout.
Work according to chart 3. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows work all sts as they appear, work yos as indicated.
Repeat Rows 1-16 throughout.
Gauge: 22 sts and 26 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 107 sts and work 4 rows in Rib Patt.
Cont as foll: selv st, 14 sts in Seed Stitch, 15 sts in Lace Pattern with Cables, 12 sts in Cable Pattern, 23 sts in Center Pattern, 12 sts in Cable Pattern, 15 sts in Lace Pattern with Cables, 14 sts in Seed Stitch, selv st.
Armhole Shaping: When work measures 34 cm from beg, bind off 2 sts on either side = 103 sts.
For shoulder slant, when piece measures 49 cm from beg, at each end bind off 8 sts twice and 9 sts once on every 2nd row = 53 sts.
For collar, work on rem sts as foll: selv st, P2, 12 sts in Cable Pattern, 23 sts in Center Pattern, 12 sts in Cable Pattern, P2, selv st.
After 7 cm, work 5 cm in gst and bind off sts.
Front: Work same as back.
Sew shoulder and side collar seams.
Pick up 68 sts along armhole edge and work in Seed Stitch.
For sleeve slants, dec 1 st 14 times each side every 6th row = 40 sts.
When piece measures 32 cm from armhole, work 3 cm in Rib Pattern and bind off sts.
Sew side and sleeve seams.
Fold 5 cm of gst in collar in half to inside and sew in place.