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Sweater in diamond/leaf pattern

Sweater in diamond/leaf pattern



Tiny dewdrops of glistening sequins adorn the delicate leaf pattern. Sophistication: The ribbed cowl accentuates this chic sweater.

Size: Medium-Large 

The oversized silhouette of this sweater fits from sizes Medium to Large

Materials: Lana Grossa

"Lace Paillettes" (45% Alpaca, 20% Wool, 15% Cotton, 15% Polyamide, yardage = 150 m/25 g) 150 g magnolia (#19).

"Silkhair" (70% Mohair Superkid, 30% Silk, yardage = 210 m/25 g) 125 g magnolia (#75).

Knitting needles one pair each sizes US 7 and 9 (4.5 and 5.5 mm), crochet hook size US G-6 (4 mm).

Rib Pat: K2, P2 Rib.

Note: work with double strand = with 1 strand each "Lace Paillettes" and "Silkhair".

Diamond/Leaf Pat: Follow Chart A.

Leaf Pat: Follow Chart B.

Gauge: Diamond/Leaf Pat: 12 sts and 22 rows = approx 4 x 4"/10 x 10 cm.

Back: With US 7 (4.5 mm) needles and double strand, cast on 74 sts and work in Rib Pat for 4"/10 cm. On last WS row inc 1 st = 75 sts. Change to US 9 (5.5 mm) needles and work in Diamond/Leaf Pat as foll: k1 (selvage st), beg with the 9 sts before the rep, work the rep 3 times, end with the 10 sts after the rep and k1 (selvage st). Cont as established until piece measures approx 24"/61 cm from beg. Bind off.

Front: Work same as Back until piece measures 21 1/2"/55 cm from beg. For the neck shaping bind the center 19 sts and working both sides at once, bind off from each neck edge 4 sts once, 2 sts twice and 1 st twice. When piece measures 24"/61 cm from beg bind off rem 18 sts each side for shoulders.

Sleeves: With US 7 (4.5 mm) needles and double strand, cast on 34 sts and work in Rib Pat for 4"/10 cm. On last WS row inc 5 sts evenly spaced = 39 sts. Change to US 9 (5.5 mm) needles and work in Diamond/Leaf Pat as foll: k1 (selvage st), beg with 9 sts before the rep, work rep once, end with 10 sts after the rep and k1 (selvage st). For the sleeve shaping inc 1 st each side every 10th row 5 times and every 8th row 4 times working inc sts into Pat = 57 sts. Work even until piece measures approx 18 1/2"/47 cm from beg. Bind off.

Finishing: Block pieces to measurements. Sew shoulder seams. Set in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams. With RS facing and crochet hook, work 1 rnd sc and 1 rnd crab st (sc from left to right) evenly around neck edge. 

Cowl 

Size: approx 15 x 31 1/2"/38 x 80 cm

Materials: see sweater, 50 g "Lace Paillettes", 50 g "Silkhair".

Rib Pat, double strand: K2, P2 Rib.

Instructions: With US 9 (5.5 mm) needles and double strand, cast on 66 sts and work in Rib Pat for approx 31 1/2"/80 cm, then bind off. Sew narrow ends tog.