Knitting pattern for cuddly striped sweater | For her
Yarn BABY ALPAKA: 100% baby alpaca natural and dyed (run length approx. 100 m / 50 g) ￼
Size: 36/38, 40-44 and 46/48. The figures for size 36/38 are in front of the bracket, for size 40-44 and size 46/48 in parenthesis, separated by slashes. If there is only one specification, this applies to all sizes.
Material: yarn BABY ALPAKA, each 250 (300/300) g in garnet red No. 37 and black No. 24. Prym knitting needles No. 31/2-4 and No. 4-41/2, a 40 cm long circular needle No 31/2-4.
Rib pattern : 2 sts, 2 sts alternating.
Smooth on: Back M, Back on left.
Stitch test: With needles No. 4-41/2 smooth re: 19 M and 26-27 R = 10 cm x 10 cm.
Decreases: Work on the R beginning edge st and 1 st, then work 1 coat [1 st as in stocking st, 1 st in stocking sts and overstroing sts]; knit at the R-end until the last 4 sts, then knit 2 sts, 1 st, randm.
Back : Cast on 74 (82/90) sts in garnet red with needles no. 31/2-4 and knit 4 cm in rib pattern. Continue with needles no. 4-41/2 plain 11x 4 R each in black and garnet red [= 88 R], then alternately 8 R each in black and garnet red str. Inc 1 st in every 10 rows on every 10th round = 92 (100/108) sts. In 45 (43,5 / 42) cm height, after 4 rows in black (8 rows in garnet red / 4 rows in garnet red) Bind off the armholes on both sides 1x 6 (7/8) sts, then remove in each 2nd row 5 times 1 st as indicated = 70 (76/82) sts. At a height of 62 cm for the neckline in a back row the middle 20 (22 / 24) Stitch and fasten M, on both sides in each 2nd R 5x 1 st as described. Bind off at 66 cm, after 4 R in garnet red, cast off the remaining 20 (22/24) shoulder sts.
Front part: Work like the back part, but work the neckline already at a height of 57 cm as described for the back part.
Sleeve: Cast on 38 (42/46) sts in garnet red with needles nr. 31/2-4 and knit 4 cm in rib pattern. Then, with needles No. 4-41/2, slip 8 (8/9) x 4 R each in black and garnet red [= 64 (64/72) R], then continue to exchange 8 R each in black and garnet red. Inc for the sleeve slants on both sides in every 6th row R 4 (0/0) x 1 st, in every 4th row R 14 (18/18) x 1 st and in every 2nd row R (2/4) x 1 st = 74 (82/90) M. In 35.5 (34 / 35.5) cm height, after 4 R in black (8 R in garnet red / 4 R in garnet red), for the arm ball both sides 1x 6 (7/8 Bind off M, then remove R 1 (15/17) x 1 st every 2nd round. Then cast off the remaining 36 (38/40) sts straight.
Completion: Stretch the parts and allow to dry under damp cloths. Close all seams, sew in the sleeves. For the neckline trim, use the round knitting needle and garnet red to pull off the set sts, inc 24 sts in each side = 88 (92/96) sts. Now work 1 round to the left, then knit 3 rounds sts. Then cast off the sts and work in sts.