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Filati Alpaca 01

COAT · Alpaca Peru 100
38 (40/42, 44/46)

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Size
38 (40/42, 44/46)
Instructions are given for fi rst size. Figures in parenthesis refer to larger sizes. When only one fi gure is given, it applies to all sizes.

Materials:
1000 (1100, 1200) g of Lana Grossa „Alpaca Peru 100 “ (100% alpaca; 100 m/50 g) in Greige (col 109). Size 5 mm needles; size 5 mm circular needle, 120 cm long.

Stockinette:
K on RS, p on WS.

Garter st:
K every row.

Slip stitch pattern:
Multiple of of 2 + 2 selvage sts. Work according to chart A. Numbers at right edge of chart indicate RS rows, numbers at left edge of chart indicate WS rows. Beg chart pat with selvage st before fi rst arrow, work 2 sts between arrows for pat repeat, end with selvage st after 2nd arrow. Repeat rows 1 – 4 throughout.

Honeycomb pattern:
Multiple of 4 + 2 selvage sts. Work according to chart B. Numbers at right edge of chart indicate RS rows; on WS rows, purl all sts. Beg chart pat with selvage st before fi rst arrow, work 4 sts between arrows for pat repeat, end with selvage st after 2nd arrow. Repeat rows 1 – 4 throughout.

Pattern sequence:
Work 44 rows in slip st pat, always decreasing 16 sts evenly across fi rst RS row, then work 2 rows in stockinette, always increasing 16 sts evenly across last WS (= purl) row, then work 32 rows in honeycomb pat = 78 rows. Repeat these 78 rows for pat sequence.

Gauges:
On size 5 mm needles, 22 sts and 31.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm in pat sequence; 20.5 sts and 34 rows = 10 x 10 cm in slip st pat; 23.5 sts and 25 rows = 10 x 10 cm in honeycomb pat.

Back:
With size 5 mm needles, cast on 112 (120, 128) sts. Beg and end with a WS row, work in garter st for 2 cm, increasing 14 sts evenly across last WS row = 126 (134, 142) sts. Next, work in pat sequence until back measures 77 cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row. Shape shoulders: Bind off 5 sts at each shoulder edge once, then 5 sts 7 times, 4 sts twice (then 5 sts 7 times, 6 sts twice / then 5 sts 3 times, 6 sts 6 times). Bind off remaining 30 sts.

Pocket linings [make 2]:
With size 5 mm needles, cast on 24 sts and work in stockinette for 11 cm, ending with a WS row. Slide sts to a holder.

Left front:
With size 5 mm needles, cast on 56 (60, 64) sts. Beg and end with a WS row, work in garter st for 2 cm, increasing 10 sts evenly across last WS row = 66 (70, 74) sts. Next, work in pat sequence until left front measures 29 cm from caston, ending with a WS row. Next RS row: Work center 24 sts in garter st for pocket, decreasing 3 sts evenly across these 24 sts = 21 sts. Work sts on either side of pocket in pat as established. Work in pat as established for 31 cm, ending with a WS row. Next RS row: Work in pat to center 21 pocket sts, bind off pocket sts, work in pat to end. Next WS row: Work in pat to bound-off sts, then with WS of pocket lining facing, work 24 pocket lining sts from holder into pat, work in pat to end. Next, cont in pat across all sts until left front measures 54 cm from cast-on, ending with a WS row. Shape front neck: Dec 1 st at end of next RS row, then every foll 4th row 8 times, then every foll 6th row 9 times. After all neck decreases have been worked, now always increase only 6 sts evenly across last WS row (= purl) row of the 2 rows worked in stockinette and now always decrease only 6 sts evenly across fi rst RS row worked in slip st pat. At same time, when left front measures same length as back to shoulder, shape shoulder at right edge same as for back. No sts remain after shoulder and neck shaping is complete.

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

Sleeves:
With size 5 mm needles, cast on 45 (49, 53) sts. Beg and end with a WS row, work in stockinette for 2 cm, increasing 7 sts evenly across last WS row = 52 (56, 60) sts. Next, work in slip st pat and shape sleeve as foll: Inc 1 st at beg and end of 11th (9th, 7th) row, then every foll 10th row twice, then every foll 8th row 12 times (then every foll 8th row 9 times, then every foll 6th row 7 times / then every foll 6th row 18 times) = 82 (90, 98) sts. Work increased sts into slip st pat. Work even until sleeve measures 42 (40, 38) cm from cast-on, then bind off all sts.

Finishing:
Pin pieces to measurements and block. Sew down pocket linings on WS. Sew shoulder seams. With size 5 mm circular needle and from RS, pick up and knit 288 sts along right front, back neck and left front edge. Work in stockinette for 4 cm, then bind off all sts. Place markers 19.5 (21.5, 23.5) cm down from shoulders on front and back. Sew on sleeves between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams.



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