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Knitting gauge: 20 sts x 26 rows on needle size 4 mm / US 6 in stockinette sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
Garter sts, back and forth: Knit all rows.
Garter sts, on circular needle: Knit 1 round, purl 1 round.
Seed sts: 1st row: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*. 2nd row: P over K, K over P. Repeat 2nd row.
Pattern: See diagram. 1 diagram = 1 repeat.
Decreasing tip, apply to raglan:
Dec as follows before the marker: From RS: K2 tog, from WS: P1, P1 tog with next st into back of st.
Dec as follows after the marker: From RS: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso. From WS: P 2 tog.
Back and front piece:
The jacket is knitted back and forth on circular needle from mid front.
Cast on 202 (214) sts (incl 1 edge each side) on needle size 4 mm / US 6 and work 4 rows garter sts. Insert a marker each side = 51 (54) sts on front piece, 100 (106) sts on back piece, 51 (54) sts on front piece.
Continue in pattern as follows: 1 edge st, chart M.1, 154 (166) sts in stockinette sts, M.1, 1 edge st. After 20 (20) rows in pattern inc 1 st on both sides of marker and repeat the inc after a further 20 (20) rows = 53 (56) sts front piece, 104 (110) sts back piece, 53 (56) sts front piece. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 22 (22) cm knit next row as follows: 51 (54) sts = front piece bind off 4 sts for armhole, 100 (106) sts = back piece, bind off 4 sts for armhole, 51 (54) sts = front piece.
Put the piece aside and work the sleeves.
Knitted round on double pointed needles.. Cast on 44 (46) sts on needle size 4 mm / US 6, knit 4 rows garter sts and continue in M.2.
At the same time when sleeve measures 5 (5) cm inc 2 sts mid under arm a total of 28 (29) times on every 3rd round = 100 (104) sts.
When sleeve measures 51 (54) cm bind off 4 sts mid under arm.
Put piece aside and work the other sleeve.
Put sleeves in on the same circular needle as back and front pieces where you bind off for armholes = 394 (414) sts, and finish the jumper back and forth on needle. Insert a marker in all transitions between sleeves and body pieces = 4 markers.
Now dec 1 st for raglan on both sides of each marker – see Decreasing tips – as follows: Sleeves: on every and every other row alternately a total of 32 (32) times, and then on every other row 9 (7) times; Back and front pieces: on every and every other row alternately 28 (32) times and then on every other row 9 (7) times.
At the same time, when piece measures 40 (40) cm bind off for neck on front pieces (each side) on every other row: 4 (5) sts 1 (1) time, 3 sts 1 (1) time, 2 sts 2 (2) times and 1 st 3 (3) times.
After all dec for raglan and neck are complete bind off remaining sts, piece measures approx 47 (48) cm.
Pick up approx 67 sts on needle size 4 mm / US 6 round the neck and work 2 rows garter sts, bind off.
Pick up approx 84 to 88 sts along left front edge on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.5 and work 3 cm / 1 1/8'' seed sts back and forth, bind off. Repeat along right front edge, but after 1 cm / 3/8'' make 6 buttonholes evenly distributed on row. 1 buttonhole = bind off 2 sts and cast on 2 new sts on return row.
Crochet borders: Crochet round neckline as follows: 1 sc, *3 ch, 1 dc in first ch, skip 2 sts, 1 sc*, repeat from *-*.
Crochet round bottom edge (= 199 (211) sc - divisible by 6 +1), and round sleeve edges (= 42 (42) sc) as follows:
1st row: 1 sc in each st
2nd row: *1 sc, ch 3, skip 2 sts, 4 dc in next st, ch 3, skip 2 sts*, repeat from *-*.
3rd row: *1 sc in sc, 1 sc in ch space, 1 sc in first dc (3 ch, 1 sc in first ch, 1 sc) in each of the next 3 dc, 1 sc in ch space*, repeat from *-*.
Sew on buttons and sew openings under arms.
= K on RS, P on WS
= P on RS, K on WS
= K2 tog, 1 yo