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September 2017

Filati Magazin 54

JACKET · Lala Berlin Fluffy
36/38 (40/42)

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Size
36/38 (40/42)
Instructions are given for first size. Figure in parenthesis refers to larger size. When only one figure is given, it applies to both sizes.

Materials:
350 (400) g of Lana Grossa „Lala Berlin Fluffy“ (42% superfine Merino wool, 21% polyamide, 19% baby alpaca, 18% superkid mohair); 130 m/50 g) in Camel Melange (col 102). Size 5.5 mm needles; size 4.5 mm crochet hook; four 18 mm buttons in dark brown [by Union Knopf, item 452493].

Slip garter selvage:
Slip first st of every row as if to knit and knit last st of every row. Work a slip garter selvage throughout!

Rib pattern:
K1, p1.

Stockinette:
K on RS, p on WS.

Brioche stitch:
Row 1 [WS]: Slip garter selvage, * k1, p1; rep from *, end slip garter selvage. Row 2 [RS]: Slip garter selvage * insert right needle through center of st in row below and knit a new st; drop original st from left needle, p1; rep from *, end slip garter selvage. Repeat these 2 rows for Brioche st.

Shawl collar and neck edge shaping:
Work according to chart on page xx. Numbers at right edge of chart indicate RS rows, numbers at left edge of chart indicate WS rows. Beginning on chart row 3, work decreases to shape the neck and work increases to shape the shawl collar as shown on chart. Work rows 1 – 46 once, then repeat rows 45 and 46 throughout.

Full-fashion decrease:
At beg of RS row, slip garter selvage, k2, SKP; at end of RS row, work to last 5 sts, k2tog, k2, slip garter selvage.

Full-fashion increase:
On RS rows, work M1R increase, 3 sts in from each edge.

Gauge:
15.5 sts and 26 rows = 10 x 10 cm in stockinette on size 5.5 mm needles.

Back:
With size 5.5 mm needles, cast on 72 (78) sts. Beg and end with a WS row, work in rib pat for 2 cm. Next, work in stockinette and shape sides as foll: Working full-fashion dec, dec 1 st at beg and end of 17th row, then every foll 8th row twice = 66 (72) sts. Work even until back measures 17 cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row. Place marker at each end of last row to indicate waistline. Working full-fashion inc, inc 1 st at beg and end of 13th row from markers, then every foll 8th row twice = 72 (78) sts. Work even until back measures 17 cm from markers, ending with a WS row. Shape armholes: Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows. Working full-fashion dec, dec 1 st at beg and end of next 3 RS rows = 58 (64) sts. Work even until armhole measures 19 (20) cm, then bind off all sts on next RS row. Mark center 28 sts for back neck.

Left front:
With size 5.5 mm needles, cast on 44 (47) sts. Beg and end with a WS row, work in rib pat for 2 cm. Next, work in stockinette and work decreases and increases for side shaping at right edge same as for back. Work even until left front measures same length as back to armhole. Shape armhole at right edge same as for back. At same time, on first (3rd) row of armhole shaping, work row 1 of chart for shawl collar and neck edge shaping, working the 10 sts between arrows across last 10 sts of row. Cont to follow chart, working decreases for neck shaping and increases for shawl collar shaping as shown on chart and when left front measures same length as back to shoulder, shape shoulder at right edge same as for back = 29 sts remain for collar extension. Work in pat across these 29 sts for 9 cm more, then slide sts to a holder.

Right front:
Work same as for left front, reversing all shaping and pat placement and working decreases for neck shaping as SKP.

Sleeves:
With size 5.5 mm needles, cast on 36 (40) sts. Beg and end with a WS row, work in Brioche st for 8 cm. Next, work in stockinette and shape sleeve as foll: Inc 1 st at beg and end of 9th row, then every foll 10th row 7 times = 52 (56) sts. Work even until sleeve measures 41 cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row. Shape sleeve cap: Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Working full-fashion dec, dec 1 st at beg and end of next 4 RS rows, then every other RS row 3 times, then every foll RS row 4 times. Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows, then bind off remaining 12 (16) sts.

Finishing:
Pin pieces to measurements and block. Sew shoulder seams. Graft left and right collar extensions tog, then sew side edges of collar extension to back neck. With size 4.5 mm crochet hook, work 1 row single crochet, then 1 row slip st along straight edge of left and right front. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew buttons to left front with top button 2 cm down from beg of collar and remaining 3 buttons spaced 8 cm apart. To close, push buttons through fabric. Fold collar to right side.



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