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Gauge: 10 sts x 17 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"]
Garter st, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.
Note: On account of the length and weight of the garment it will be approx. 10 cm [4"] longer when hanging or worn. All measurements on the schematic diagram and in the instructions are for when the garment is lying flat.
Right Front: Cast on 39-42-44 sts. Knit 2 rows garter st, then knit stockinette st, but keep 1 st at the side and 4 sts at the front edge in garter st throughout. When the piece measures 20-20-20 cm [7-7/8"] dec 1 st at the side 10-10-10 times every 7.5-8-8 cm [3" - 3 1/8" - 3 1/8"] = 29-32-34 sts. When the piece measures 94-96-97 cm [37" - 37.75" - 38 1/8"] bind off for armhole at the side every other row: 2 sts 1-1-1 time and 1 st 3-5-6 times = 24-25-26 sts. When the piece measures 109-112-114 cm [42 7/8" - 44" - 44 7/8"] bind off 4-4-4 sts at front edge for neck. Bind off at neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1 time, 2 sts 1-1-1 time and 1 st 2-2-2 times = 13-14-15 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 115-118-120 cm [45.25" - 46.5" - 47.25"].
Left Front: Cast on and knit the same as the right reversing all shaping.
Back: Cast on 70-76-80 sts. Knit 2 rows garter st, then knit stockinette st, keeping 1 st at each side in garter st throughout. When the piece measures 20 cm [7-7/8"] dec at each side as on front = 50-56-60 sts. When the piece measures 94-96-97 cm [37" - 37.75" - 38 1/8"] bind off for armholes at each side as on front = 40-42-44 sts. When the piece measures 115-118-120 cm [45.25" - 46.5" - 47.25"], bind off all sts - the center 14-14-14 sts = neck opening.
Sleeve: Cast on 30-32-32 sts. Knit 2 rows garter st, then knit stockinette st, keeping 1 st at each edge in garter st throughout. When the piece measures 10-10-10 cm [4"] inc 1 st at each side: 5-5-6 times every 8-8-6 cm [3 1/8" - 3 1/8" - 2-3/8"] = 40-42-44 sts. When the piece measures 48-46-45 cm [18 7/8" - 18 1/8" - 17.75"] bind off at each side for sleeve cap every other row: 2 sts 2-2-2 times, 1 st 2-4-5 times and then 2 sts at each side until sleeves measures 55-55-55 cm [21 5/8"], bind off.
Hood: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 40 sts around the neck. Knit stockinette st with 4 sts garter st at each side. After 2 rows increase evenly distributed to approx. 60 sts. Knit until hood measures approx. 36 cm [14 1/8"]. Put half the sts on a separate needle, fold the hood in half and Kitchener st the two sides together.
Assembly: Sew in sleeves. Sew sleeve and side seams using edge sts as a seam allowance. Use a brooch to close coat if desired.
FINGERLESS GLOVES IN ALPACA:
Sizes: Women’s Medium
Materials: Garnstudio ALPACA
100 g. col. no. 501, light grey
DROPS 3 mm [US 2] double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
Gauge: 24 sts x 30 rows in rib = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"]
Rib: * K 2, P 2 *. Repeat from * - *.
Glove: Cast on 80 sts; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib over all sts. When the piece measures 24 cm [9.5"] dec 20 sts evenly distributed on the row = 60 sts. Measure the piece from here. Start rib over. When the piece measures 2 cm [0.75"] put a marker between 2 P sts at one side. Inc 1 st at each side of this marker for thumb gusset every other row 6 times = 14 sts increased (the increased sts are knit in rib as you go along). Put these 14 sts + 1 st each side = 16 sts on a st holder. Cast on 2 new sts behind them and join work = 60 sts. When the piece measures 11 cm [4.25"] knit the next row as follows: 2 sts over gusset, 21 sts, put 13 sts on a st holder for little finger, cast on 1 new st; join and knit the remaining 24 sts. Knit 4 rows rib over these 48 sts. Put the 3 new sts and 16 sts each side of them on a st holder.
Index finger: There are 13 sts on needles, inc 3 sts and join = 16 sts. Knit 2 rows rib, bind off.
Middle finger: Knit 8 sts from underside of the hand, cast on 1 new st, knit 8 sts from upper side of hand, inc 3 sts at index finger and join = 20 sts. Knit 2 rows rib, bind off.
Ring finger: Knit 8 sts from the underside of the hand, inc 1 new st, knit 8 sts from the upper side of the hand, inc 3 sts at the center finger and join = 20 sts. Knit 2 rows rib, bind off.
Little finger: Knit the 13 sts from the st holder, inc 3 sts at the ring finger and join = 16 sts. Knit 2 rows rib, bind off.
Thumb: Knit 16 sts from st holder, inc 4 sts in sts behind gusset = 20 sts. Knit 5 rows rib, bind off.
Make a second glove, reversing all shaping.
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