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RIGHT FRONT AND BACK PIECE:
Right front and back piece is worked from sleeve edge with inc sts for front and back pieces. Worked in garter st throughout, i.e. K all rows.
Cast on 84-90-94-96-100-104 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on circular needle size 3.5 mm with Fabel. Work garter st back and forth on needle until piece measures 26-25-24-21-19-16 cm (less for the larger sizes because of wider shoulder). Now inc 1 st each side on every 4 row a total of 5-5-5-6-6-7 times = 94-100-104-108-112-118 sts. Continue back and forth on needle until piece measures 30-29-28-26-24-22 cm. Now cast on 91-93-95-98-100-102 new sts each side = 276-286-294-304-312-322 sts. Insert a marker after 138-143-147-152-156-161 sts = middle of shoulder. Continue back and forth on needle on all sts until piece measures 17.5-19-20.5-23-25.5-28 cm from where the new sts were cast on. On next row from RS slip the first 138-143-147-152-156-161 sts on a stitch holder (= front piece). Cast off the next 5 sts (= neckline) = 133-138-142-147-151-156 sts left on needle (= back piece). Continue back and forth on needle on these sts for 4.5-5-5.5-6-6.5-7 cm. Cast off.
Slip sts from stitch holder back on needle. Cast on 14-16-16-18-18-20 new sts at the end of row (= towards back piece) = 152-159-163-170-174-181 sts on needle. Continue back and forth on needle on these sts until piece measures 8.5-9-9.5-10-10.5-11 cm from where piece was divided. Cast off all sts.
LEFT FRONT AND BACK PIECE:
Left front and back piece is worked from bottom of front piece, with inc sts for sleeve, dec sts on sleeve, and then completed by working the back piece. Worked in garter st throughout, i.e. K all rows.
Cast on 60-64-68-76-82-88 sts (includes 1 edge st at the side) on circular needle size 3.5 mm with Fabel. Work garter st back and forth on needle until piece measures approx 40-40-41-43-43-44 cm (adjust to fit the length of the new sts cast on each side on right front and back piece). Now cast on 2 sts at the end of every row from the WS (= at the side) a total of 5-5-5-6-6-7 times = 70-74-78-88-94-102 sts. Piece now measures approx 42-43-44-45-47-48 cm. At the end of next row from WS cast on 60-58-56-48-44-38 new sts (= sleeve) = 130-132-134-136-138-140 sts on needle. Insert a marker in piece. Continue in garter st back and forth on all sts until piece measures 18-19-20-21-21-22 cm from marker. Now slip 19-20-22-23-24-25 sts towards mid front on a stitch holder = 111-112-112-113-114-115 sts left on needle. Continue back and forth on needle until piece measures 20-21-22-23-23-24 cm from marker. Now cast on 10-11-13-14-15-16 new sts towards mid front (= neckline on back piece) = 121-123-125-127-129-131 sts. Continue back and forth on needle until piece measures 36-38-40-41-43-44 cm from marker. Now cast off 60-58-56-48-44-38 sts at the side (= sleeve) = 61-65-69-79-85-93 sts left on needle. Insert a new marker in piece, and now measure piece from here. Continue back and forth on needle, AT THE SAME TIME dec 2 sts at the side on every other row a total of 5-5-5-6-6-7 times = 51-55-59-67-73-79 sts. Continue back and forth on needle until piece measures approx 42-43-44-45-47-48 cm from marker (adjust to front piece). Cast off.
Slip sts from stitch holder back on needle. Work 6-7-7-8-8-9 cm garter st back and forth on needle, cast off.
Sew the 2 pieces tog, edge to edge mid back. Sew under arm and side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew collar tog mid back and sew to neckline.
Crochet a border round the whole jacket with 2 threads Alpaca and crochet hook size 4 mm as follows – beg mid back: 1 dc, * 1 ch, skip approx 0.5 to 1 cm, 1 dc *, repeat from *-* round neckline, down along front piece, along bottom edge, up along the other front piece and round neckline to mid back. Finish with 1 sl st in dc from beg of round. NOTE! On right front piece, work 2 buttonhole loops with approx 8 cm between them. Place the bottom one approx 16–18 cm from bottom edge. 1 buttonhole loop = work 8 ch instead of 1 ch.
Sew buttons on left front piece, approx 4 cm from front edge.
Crochet a similar border round both sleeve edges. Fold sleeve edges double towards RS – see picture.
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