Stand up collar sweater with Diamond Pattern

Published: 07/10/16
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Stand up collar sweater with Diamond Pattern

Sizes: 12/14 (US 8/10).

Materials:

Yarn: 500 g (90 % Alpaca, 10 % Polyamide, yardage = 150 m/50 g); one pair knit needles and one circular knitting needle, both size 5 mm (US 8). 

Rib Pattern: K1, P1 Rib.

Seed stitch: Alt k1, p1. Stagger sts after each row.

Diamond Pattern (over 28 sts): 

Work according to chart. Only RS rows are shown.

On WS rows, work all sts as they appear.

Repeat Rows 1-30 throughout.

Cable Pattern (over 28 sts): 

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

On WS rows, work all sts as they appear.

Repeat Rows 1-20 throughout.

sweaterGauge:

in Cable Pattern: 27.5 sts and 21.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm;

in Diamond Pattern: 27.5 sts and 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

Back: 

Cast on 118 sts and work 12 rows in Rib Patt.

Then work in foll divisions: selv st, 11 sts in Seed stitch, 28 sts in Diamond Patt, 5 sts in Seed stitch, 28 sts in Cable Patt, 5 sts in Seed stitch, 28 sts in Diamond Patt, 11 sts in Seed stitch, selv st. 

Work 100 rows in pats as established.

Armhole Shaping: On Row 101 from Rib Patt, bind off 5 sts at each end, then 2 sts every other row once and 1 stitch twice = 100 sts. 

On Row 59 from beg armhole, bind off all sts.

Front: 

Work like back, but with deeper neckline.

Neckline Shaping: On Row 135 from Rib Patt, bind off center 14 sts and 4 sts every other row once, 3 sts once, 2 sts once and 1 stitch 3 times at both neck edges.

On Row 159 from Rib Patt, bind off rem 31 shoulder sts on either side.

Sleeves: 

Cast on 48 sts and work 12 rows in Rib Patt.

Then work in foll divisions: selv st, 9 sts in Seed stitch, 28 sts in Diamond Patt, 9 sts in Seed stitch, selv st. 

Work in pats as established.

Sleeve Shaping: On Row 9 from Rib Patt, inc 1 stitch at each end, then 1 stitch every 8th row 4 times, 1 stitch every 6th row 10 times = 78 sts.

Armhole Shaping: On Row 111 from Rib Patt, bind off 4 sts at each end, then 3 sts every other row once, 2 sts 3 times, 1 stitch 14 times and 3 sts 3 times.

On Row 45 from Cap Shaping beg, bind off rem 6 sts.

Finishing:

Sew shoulder seams. 

Sew in sleeves, join side and sleeve seams.

Stand up collar: With circular needle, pick up 98 sts evenly around neck edge and work 20 rnds in Rib Pat, then bind off all sts in rib.

sweater chart