Jacket with Cable Diamond Pattern
Size: 10/12 (US 8/10)
Yarn: 500 g (100% Acrylic, yardage = 280 m/100 g); one circular needle size US 3 (3 mm), 5 buttons.
Rib Patt: alt K3, P2 Rib.
Cable Diamond Pattern:
Work acc to сhart. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows, work all sts as they appear.
Repeat Rows 1-14 throughout.
Jacket is worked in one piece.
Cast on 224 sts and work 12 cm in Rib Patt.
Cont in Basic Pattern working 4 reps.
Neckline Shaping: When work measures 34 cm from beg, bind off at each end 1 stitch 20 times on every 4th RS row.
When work measures 44 cm from cast on, divide the work into 3 parts: 46 sts for Right Front, 92 sts for Back and 46 sts for Left Front. .
Armhole Shaping: Working Back, bind off at each end 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st 3 times on every 2nd row.
When piece measures 68 cm from cast on, bind off sts of Back.
Right Front Armhole Shaping: bind off at the end of each RS row 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st 3 times.
When piece measures 68 cm from beg, bind off sts.
Left Front: Work in reverse.
Cast on 60 sts and work 10 cm in Rib Patt.
Cont in Basic Patt.
Shape sleeve: Inc 1st on each side on every 4th RS row 14 times.
Cap Shaping: When piece measures 50 cm from cast on, at both ends bind off 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st 20 times on every 2nd row.
When piece measures 65 cm from cast on, bind off sts.
Sew shoulder seams.
Sew sleeve seams and set in sleeves.
For band, pick up sts along outside edge of neckline and fronts and work 6 cm in Rib Patt, at the same time working buttonholes evenly spaced on right front band.