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Knitting gauge: 16 sts x 20 rows with 2 threads Fabel = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4]
Garter st: Knit all rows.
Back piece: Remember knitting gauge! Knit piece back and forth on needle. Cast on 87-92-98-106-114-122 sts (incl 1 edge sts on each side) on needle size 5.5 mm [US 9] with 2 threads of Fabel. Knit 4 rows of garter sts see explanation above. Continue in stockinette sts. At the same time when piece measures 5 cm  bind off 1 sts on each side on every 6 -6 -8 -8 -8 -11 cm [2 3/8-2 3/8-3 1/8-3 1/8-3 1/8-4 3/8] 7-7-6-6-6-5 times in total = 73-78-86-94-102-112 sts. When the piece measures 49-50-51-52-53-54 cm [19 Ό-19 Ύ-20-20½-21-21 Ό] bind off for armhole each side on every other row as follows: 3 sts 1 times, 2 sts 0-0-1 -2-3-5 times, 1 sts 1-2-3-4-5-5 times = 65-68-70-72-74-76 sts. When piece measures 66-68-70-72-74-76 cm [26-26 Ύ-27½-28 3/8-29 1/8-30] bind off the middle 13-14-16-16-18-18 sts for neckline. Continuing bind off 1 sts on next row at neckline = 25-26-26-27-27-28 sts left on each shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm [26 Ύ-27½-28 3/8-29 1/8-30-30 Ύ].
Left front piece: Knit piece back and forth on needle. Cast on 62-67-73-81-89-97 sts (incl 1 edge sts on each side) on needle size 5.5 mm [US 9] with 2 threads of Fabel. Knit 4 rows of garter sts. Continue in stockinette sts at the same time when piece measures 2 cm [3/4] bind off at the mid front as follows: bind off 1 sts on every cm [3/8] a total of 0-0-0-7-16-22 times, 1 sts every 2 cm [3/4] a total of 19-24-33-30-26-24 times and 1 sts on every 3 cm [1 1/8] a total of 7-5-0-0-0-0 times.
With other words - for size
S: bind off 1 st on every 2 cm [3/4] a total of 19 times and then on every 3 cm [3 1/8] a total of 7 times.
M: bind off 1 st on every 2 cm [3/4] a total of 24 times and then on every 3 cm [3 1/8] a total of 5 times.
L: bind off 1 st on every 2 cm [3/4] a total of 33 times.
XL: bind off 1 st on every cm [3/8] a total of 7 times and then on every 2 cm [3/4] a total of 30 times.
XXL: bind off 1 st on every cm [3/8] a total of 16 times and then on every 2 cm [3/4] a total of 26 times.
XXXL: bind off 1 st on every cm [3/8] a total of 22 times and then on every 2 cm [3/4] a total of 24 times.
At the same time when side measures 5 cm  bind off 1 sts at the side on every 6 -6 -8 -8 -8 -11 cm [2 3/8-2 3/8-3 1/8-3 1/8-3 1/8-4 3/8] a total of 7-7-6-6-6-5 times and when the side measures 49-50-51-52-53-54 cm [19 Ό-19 Ύ-20-20½-21-21 Ό] bind off for armhole at the side on every other row as follows: 3 sts 1 times, 2 sts 0-0-1 -2-3-5 times, 1 sts 1-2-3-4-5-5 times. When all dec are completed 25-26-26-27-27-28 sts are left on needle. Bind off when piece measures 68-70-72-74-76-78 cm [26 Ύ-27½-28 3/8-29 1/8-30-30 Ύ] at the side.
Right front piece: Knit like left front piece but reversed.
Sleeve: Knit piece back and forth on needle. Cast on 40-41-44-45-47-48 sts (incl 1 edge sts on each side) on needle size 5.5 mm [US 9] with 2 threads of Fabel. Knit 4 rows of garter sts. Continue in stockinette sts. At the same time when piece measures 8-9-9-9-10-10 cm [3 1/8-3½-3½-3½-4-4] inc 1 st each side on every 5.5 -4.5- 4-3.5 -3 -2.5 cm [2 Ό-2-1½-1 Ό-1 1/8-7/8] a total of 8-10-11-12-14 times = 56-59-64-71-76 sts. When piece measures 49-49-48-47-46-46 cm [19 Ό-19 Ό-19-18½-18-18] bind off 3 sts each side to shape the sleeve cap. Continue to bind off for the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 2 sts 2-2-2-3-3-3 times, 1 sts 1-2-2-2-3-4 times, and then continue to bind off 2 sts each side until piece measures 54-55-55-56-56-57 cm [21 Ό-21 5/8-21 5/8-22-22-22½], then bind off 3 sts 1 times each side. Bind off when piece measures approx. 55-56-56-57-57-58 cm [21 5/8-22-22-22½-22½-22 Ύ].
Assembly: Sew shoulder seams.
Crochet edge: Crochet edge around opening of jacket (i.e. up along right front edge, back neck and down along left front edge) for later on to pick up sts for the lace border. Crochet with 2 threads Alpaca and crochet hook size 4.5 mm [US 7] as follows: 1 sc in first st, * 2 ch, skip approx 1 cm [3/8] and 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-*. (It is important to not to make the crochet edge too tight, it must lie flat)
Lace edge: Pick up approx 245-290 sts from RS on circular needle size 5.5 mm [US 9] with 2 threads Alpaca as follows: 1 st in each sc and 1 st in each ch loop. (If there is not enough loops to pick up all sts, inc remaining sts evenly on 1st row). Knit 2 rows of garter sts at the same time inc 1 st on last row in every st so number of sts are doubled. Continue in stockinette sts with 5 garter sts at bottom of each side. Knit until edge measures 4 cm [1½]. Then inc 1 sts in every 3rd sts (do not make inc in garter sts section). Knit until edge measures 8 cm . Bind off loosely in stockinette sts from RS. Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams in one within 1 edge st.
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