Cardigan with leaf pattern


Cardigan with leaf pattern

Size: XS/S (S/M) M/L (L/XL)
You will need:
4 (4) 4 (5) Hanks yarn grey melange (100% wool, 150 g/280 m);
8 (8) 9 (10) grey hanks yarn (75% mohair, 25% silk, 25 g/125 m);
Circular knitting needles no. 6.5 and no.7 of length 80 cm.
Knitwear density: 12 stitches х 17 rows = 10 х 10 cm;

Knitting explanation:
The cardigan is knit in two threads, combining the thread blend with the mohair.
Back: On the knitting needles nr.7 is cast on 74 (78) 82 (86) stitches and knit as follows: 1 edge stitch, 18 (20) 22 (24) elastic stitches 1 x 1 (1 knit stitch, 1 purl stitch), 36 knit stitches, 18 (20) 22 (24) elastic stitches 1 x 1 (1 purl stitch, 1 knit stitch), 1 edge stitch.

In the following row, those 36 stitches from the center will be knit back, the other with elastic 1 x 1.
Further it will knit the pattern leaves on those 36 stitches from the center, on the group of side stitches it will continue with elastic 1 x 1.
After 8 cm knitted from the first row, stitches knitted with elastic 1 x 1 will knit with jersey point, the other according to the scheme.
After 11 cm knitted from the first row, it will achieve reductions of stitches in the following way: 1 edge stitch, 3 knit stitches, 2 stitches together front to left, is knit up to the last 6 stitches, 2 stitches together front to right, 3 knit stitches, 1 edge stitch. Schema cardigan model frunze

This decrease of stitches will be made after each 7 cm knitted of 9 times = 56 (60) 64 (68) stitches.
Then, it will knit straight, until the length of detail will measure 78 cm.
For neckline sleeves, close from both sides by 2 (3) 3 (4) stitches.
In the following row, will be achieved raglan decreases: 1 edge stitch, 2 stitches together front to right, is knit until last 3 stitches, 2 stitches together front to left, 1 edge stitch.
In the back row, those 2 stitches knitted together are knit as 1 stitch back.
The decreases of the raglan will be carried in every 2nd row by 18 (19) 20 (21) times = 16 (16) 18 (18) stitches.
The remaining stitches will close in the next row.

Left front side: On the knitting needles nr.7 is cast on 35 (37) 39 (41) stitches and knit 8 cm elastic 1 x 1 in the following way: 1 edge stitch, * 1 purl stitch, 1 knit stitch* repeat *-*,1 purl stitch, 1 edge stitch.
Then will knit with jersey point.

After 11 cm knitted from the first row, it will achieve reductions of stitches in the following way: 1 edge stitch, 3 knit stitches, 2 stitches together front to left, is knit jersey point, 1 edge stitch.
This decrease of stitches will be made after each 7 cm knitted of 9 times = 26 (28) 30 (32) stitches.
Then, it will knit straight, until the length of detail will measure 78 cm.
At the beginning of the next row, for sleeve neckline are closed 2 (3) 3 (4) stitches. Starting with the next row will be achieved raglan decreases as described at the back and at the same time with 2 (3) 1 (2)-raglan decrease, at the end of the row will be achieved decreases for the neckline: is knit until last 3 stitches, 2 knit stitches to the right, 1 edge stitch.

The decreases of the raglan will be carried in every 2nd row by 16 (17) 18 (19) times, and those for the neckline alternatives in every 4th row and in every 6th row by 6 (6) 7 (7) times.
After the next decrease on the needle will remain 2 stitches. Working yarn is cut, 2 knit stitches together. The yarn is passes through the remained stitch and is tighten.

The right front side will knit symmetrical with the left.
Right sleeve: On the knitting needles nr.6.5 cast on 32 (34) 36 (38) stitches and knit 8 cm elastic 1 x 1: 1 edge stitch, * 1 knit stitch, 1 purl stitch *, it is repeat *-*, 1 edge stitch.
It will continue knitting with knitting needles no. 7 with jersey point.
After 10 cm knitted from the first row, add 1 stitch from both sides: 1 edge stitch, 1 knit stitch, add 1 stitch from the thread between 2 stitches, knit until last 2 stitches jersey point, add 1 stitch from the thread between two stitches, 1 knit stitch, 1 edge stitch.

These additions of stitches will achieve the alternatives in each of the 6th and in every 8th row/ (in every 6th row)/alternately in every 4th row and in every 6th row/ (alternately in every 4th row and in every 6th row) — by 9 (10) 11 (12) times = 50 (54) 58 (62) stitches.
When sleeve length will measure 45 cm, close from both sides by 2 (3) 3 (4) stitches.
Starting with the next front row, will be achieved raglan decreases as described at the back, by 16 (17) 18 (19) times = 14 (14) 16 (16) stitches.
In the next front rows are closed 4, 4, 4/(4, 4, 4) /4, 5, 5/(4, 5, 5) stitches, and at the end of the front rows will be achieved raglan decreases 2 times more.
The left sleeve is symmetrical with the right, and the last closures of stitches will close at the beginning of each row.

Finishing: Is carried out all the seams.
On circular knitting needles.6.5, from the edge of the front parts, the neckline, is cast on stitches evenly (the number of stitches has to be odd).
Row 1: All the stitches are knit with the knit stitches twisted;
Then it will continue with elastic 1 x 1 in the following way: 1 edge stitch, * 1 knit stitch, 1 purl stitch *, it is repeat *-*, 1 knit stitch, 1 edge stitch.
After 6 cm knitted, all the stitches are closed in the next front row.


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