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Yarn: 400 g (100% Cotton, yardage = 338 m / 200 g); 1 pair quick knit needles size 4.5 mm (US 7) and one circular needle size 4 mm (US 6).
St st: k on RS rows, p on WS rows.
Fancy Patterns 1, 2 and 3: Work according to charts.
16 sts and 25 rows = 10 x 10 cm over St st with 4.5 mm needles.
Front and back are worked in same way.
With 4.5 mm needles cast on 72 sts and work in Fancy Pattern 1 acc to chart.
After 30 rows cont in Fancy Pattern 2 acc to chart.
After 36 rows cont in Fancy Pattern 3 acc to chart. Rep from * to * width- and height-wise up to the end of piece.
Armhole Shaping: When piece measures 37 cm from cast on, at each end bind off 2 sts once and 1 st once on every 2nd row.
When piece measures 48 cm from beg, for neckline shaping, bind off center 32 sts and complete both sides separately.
After 56 cm from cast on bind off sts.
With 4.5 mm needles cast on 46 sts and work in Fancy Pattern 1 acc to chart. Beg Fancy Pattern with K3, rep patt and end with K3.
Cap Shaping: When piece measures 8 cm from cast on, at both ends bind off 1 st 15 times on every 2nd row. Then bind off rem sts.
Close shoulder seams.
Set in sleeves.
Sew side and sleeve seams.
Crochet 1 rnd crab st (= sc worked from left to right) around neckline and finish.