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Pullover: 13 sts x 17 rows on larger needles with 1 strand Alaska + 1 strand Silke-Tweed in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm.
Hat + Bag: 14 sts x 18 rows on smaller needles with 1 strand Alaska + 1 strand Silke-Tweed = 10 x 10 cm.
Rib: * K 2, P 2 *, repeat from * - *.
Pattern: See chart. One chart = one repeat. The pattern in the chart is seen from the right side and is knit entirely in stockinette st.
Body: Cast on 120-144-168 sts on smaller circular needles with 1 strand each natural white Alaska + natural white Silke-Tweed; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib (see instructions above) for 4-4-4 cm. Change to larger circular needles and continue in stockinette st. When the piece measures 20-21-22 cm knit Pattern 1. When the piece measures 34-36-37 cm knit the next row as follows: bind off 3-3-3 sts for armhole, 54-66-78 sts for the front, bind off 6-6-6 sts for armhole, 54-66-78 sts for the back, bind off 3-3-3 sts for armhole. Knit each piece separately.
Front: = 54-66-78 sts. Bind off for armhole every other row: 2 sts 0-2-3 times, then 1 st 3-4-7 times = 48-50-52 sts. After Pattern 1 is complete, knit the rest with 1 strand natural white Alaska + 1 strand natural white Silke-Tweed. When the piece measures 50-52-54 cm bind off the center 10-12-12 sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 2 sts 2-2-2 times, 1 st 2-2-2 times = 13-13-14 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 56-58-60 cm.
Back: = 54-66-78 sts. Bind off for armhole as on front = 48-50-52 sts. When the piece measures 54-56-58 cm bind off the center 20-22-22 sts for the neck. Dec 1 st at each neck edge on the next row = 13-13-14 sts remain on each shoulder. Bind off when the piece measures 56-58-60 cm.
Sleeve: Cast on 36-36-40 sts on smaller double-pointed needles with 1 strand natural white Alaska + 1 strand natural white Silke-Tweed; join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib for 6-6-6 cm. Change to larger double-pointed needles and stockinette st. After the rib, inc 1 st each side of marker 8-8-8 times every 6-5.5-5 cm = 52-52-56 sts. When the piece measures 36-32-28 cm knit Pattern 1. When the piece measures 50-47-43 cm bind off 2-2-2 sts each side of marker and knit the rest back and forth on needles. Bind off for sleeve cap at each side every other row: 2 sts 3-2-1 times, 1 st 1-6-12 times and 2 sts 3-2-1 times. Bind off, the piece measures approx. 58-59-59 cm.
Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Pick up approx. 55 - 65 sts around the neck on smaller double-pointed needles with 1 strand natural white Alaska + 1 strand natural white Silke-Tweed. Join and knit 2 rows reverse stockinette st, then knit Rib for approx. 10 cm, change to 1 strand brown Alaska + 1 strand brown Silke-Tweed and knit 1 row Rib, then bind off loosely in Rib. Sew in sleeves.
Size: Head measurement approx. 56 cm
Hat: Cast on 78 sts on smaller double-pointed needles with 1 strand natural white Alaska + 1 strand natural white Silke-Tweed; join and place a marker at the join. Knit stockinette st for 7 cm, then knit Pattern 2. After Pattern 2 the measures piece approx. 19 cm. Knit 3 rows with 1 strand natural white Alaska + 1 strand natural white Silke-Tweed.
Make the top edge as follows: fold the work over to the wrong side 6 rows below the current row (3 rows from the end of Pattern 2) and pick up 1 st for every st on needles and knit those 2 sts tog. Do this around the entire row. Continue in stockinette st for 5 rows, then place 6 markers in work with 13 sts between each marker. On the next row dec 1 st after every marker by K 2 tog. Repeat these decs every row until 12 sts remain. Pull a strand of yarn through the remaining sts and pull together. The bottom edge of the hat will roll.
width: 28 cm
length: 32 cm
Bag: The bag is knit in the round from the upper edge, and knit together at the bottom.
Cast on 78 sts on smaller circular needles with 1 strand brown Alaska + 1 strand brown Silke-Tweed. Knit 2 rows garter st, then knit stockinette st until piece measures approx. 31 cm. Put half the sts on another needle.
Knit the bag together as follows: Knit 1 st from one needle together with 1 st from the other needle = 39 sts. Turn and bind off all sts.
Cut 21 strands brown Alaska and 15 strands brown Silke-Tweed approx. 250 cm long. Braid the strands together loosely. The braid will measure approx. 150 cm long. Tie a knot at each end 7-8 cm from the end, leaving the ends loose. Sew braid along each side of bag.
Fringe: Make fringe along bottom edge of bag. 1 fringe bundle = 6 strands brown Alaska à approx. 20 cm long (make 7). Fold bundles in half and pull the folded edge through the bottom edge, then pull the ends through the folded loop.
1 strand natural white Alaska + 1 strand natural white Silke-Tweed
1 strand brown Alaska + 1 strand brown Silke-Tweed
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