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October 2016

Filati Handknitting 65

VEST • Mohairlana & Alta Moda Superbaby
Size 36/38 (40/42, 44/46)

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Materials:
375 (400, 425) g of Lana Grossa „Mohairlana” (42% superkid mohair, 33% Merino wool, 25% polyamide; 137 m /25 g) in Dark Grey (col 8) and 100 g of Lana Grossa „Alta Moda Superbaby“ (67% wool, 30% alpaca, 3% polyamide; 60 m/50 g) in Charcoal (col 6). Size 5 and 5.5 mm needles; size 6 mm circular needle, 40 cm long; 4 snaps [by Union Knopf, item 59217, col 88].

Note:
Work with 2 strands Mohairlana held tog throughout.

Rib pattern:
K2, p2.

Stockinette:
K on RS, p on WS.

Fisherman’s rib:
Multiple of 2 + 1 + 2 selvage sts. Row 1 [RS]: Selvage st, * k1, make a yo, then slip next st as if to purl; rep from * to last 2 sts, k1, selvage st. Row 2 [WS]: Selvage st, * p1, ktog next st and yo; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1, selvage st. Rep rows 1 and 2 throughout. Note: 1 st and 1 yo are treated as 1 st.

Slipped stitch:
Row 1 [WS]: P1. Row 2 [RS]: Sl 1 st as if to purl with yarn in back of work. Rep rows 1 and 2 throughout.

Gauges:
14.5 sts and 20 rows = 10 x 10 cm in stockinette with size 5.5 mm needles and 2 strands Mohairlana held tog; 13 sts and 28 rows = 10 x 10 cm in Fisherman’s rib with size 6 mm needles and Alta Moda Superbaby.

Back:
With size 5 mm needles and 2 strands Mohairlana held tog, cast on 90 (94, 98) sts. Next WS row: Selvage st, p1, * k2, p2; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, p1, selvage st. Work in rib pat as established for 13.5 cm, ending with a WS row. Change to size 5.5 mm needles and work in stockinette until back measures 49 (47, 45) cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row. Shape sleeves: Inc 1 st at beg and end of next RS row, then every foll 4th row once, then every other row twice. Cast on 2 sts at beg of next 6 rows, 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows = 126 (130, 134) sts. Cont until back measures 83 cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row. Shape neck: Bind off center 24 sts. Working each side separately, bind off 2 sts at each neck edge 3 times. Cont until back measures 92 cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row. Shape shoulders: Bind off 12 (11, 13) sts at each shoulder edge once, 11 (12, 12) sts 3 times. No sts remain after shoulder and neck shaping is complete.

Left front:
With size 5 mm needles and 2 strands Mohairlana held tog, cast on 55 (59, 63) sts. Next WS row: Selvage st, 1 slipped st, k2, 1 slipped st, * p2, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1, selvage st. Work in pat as established for 13.5 cm, ending with a WS row. Change to size 5.5 mm needles. Next RS row: Selvage st, work in stockinette to last 5 sts, work last 5 sts in pat as established for front band. Cont in pat as established until left front measures 20.5 cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row. Shape pocket opening: Work first 14 sts, sl remaining 41 (45, 49) sts to a holder. Cont in stockinette across the 14 sts and inc 1 st at end of next RS row, then [every other RS row, then every foll RS row] 4 times = 23 sts. Sl sts to a 2nd holder. Next, work 41 (45, 49) sts from first holder in pat as established and dec 1 st at beg of first RS row, then [every other RS row, then every foll RS row] 4 times = 32 (36, 40) sts. Next, work across all 55 (59, 63) sts in pat as established until left front measures same length as back to sleeve. Shape sleeve at right edge same as for back = 73 (77, 81) sts. Cont until left front measures 77 cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row. Shape shoulder: Bind off 12 (11, 13) sts at beg of next RS row, 11 (12, 12) sts at beg of next 3 RS rows. Cont until left front measures 80 cm from cast-on, then bind off remaining 28 (30, 32) sts.

Right front:
Work same as for left front, reversing all shaping.

Pocket linings:
With size 5 mm needles and 2 strands Mohairlana held tog, with WS facing, pick up and knit 20 sts along left pocket opening and work in stockinette for 24 rows, then bind off all sts. Repeat for right pocket lining.

Finishing:
Sew down pocket linings. Pocket trim: With size 5 mm needles and 2 strands Mohairlana held tog, with RS facing, pick up and knit 20 sts along left pocket opening and work in reverse stockinette [p on RS, k on WS] for 7 rows, then bind off all sts. Fold pocket trim in half to WS and sew down. Sew down short edges of pocket trim. Repeat for right pocket trim. With fold line along 2nd slipped st in from edge, fold first 4 sts of right front edge to WS and sew down. Repeat for left front edge. Collar: With size 6 mm circular needle and Alta Moda Superbaby, pick up and knit 61 sts along back neck edge and work in Fisherman’s rib for 9 cm. Bind off all sts. Sew shoulder/overarm seams according to schematic. Sew short edges of collar to left and right front neck edge. Left sleeve edging: With size 6 mm circular needle, Alta Moda Superbaby and WS facing, pick up and knit 49 (55, 59) sts along left sleeve edge and work in Fisherman’s rib for 11.5 cm. Bind off all sts. Repeat for right sleeve edge. Sew side and sleeve seams, sewing sleeve edging seams from the WS for the turnback to the RS. Fold sleeve edgings to RS and sew down. Sew on snaps, with bottom set approx. 37 cm up from lower edge and remaining 3 sets spaced evenly apart.



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