Sizes: Small (Medium - Large)
Finished measurements: 112 (120-128) cm [44" (47.25" - 50-3/8")]
Materials: DROPS ALASKA,
100% pure new wool, 50 g/75 m./82 yards
800 (850-900) g color no. 05, dark gray
and use: DROPS GLITTER,
60% cupro, 40% metallized polyester
10 g/700 m./763 yards.
20 (20-20) g color no. 02, silver
and use: DROPS PELLIZA,
100% Polyester, 50 g./115 m./125 yds.
50 (50-50) g color no. 10, black
DROPS 5.5 mm [US 9] needles and double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
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Gauge: 16 sts x 20 rows in Alaska in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].
Rib: * K 3, P 3 *. Repeat from * - *.
Dec 2 sts as follows:
After the edge st: Put 1 st on a cable needle behind the work, K 3 tog, K 1 from the cable needle.
Before the edge st: Put 3 sts on a cable needle in front of the work, K 1, knit sts from the cable needle as follows: slip 1, K 2 tog into back of st, pass the slipped stitch over (psso).
Dec 3 sts as follows:
Before the edge st: Put 4 sts on a cable needle in front of the work, K 1, knit sts from the cable needle as follows: slip 1, K 3 tog into back of st, psso.
After the edge st: Put 1 st on a cable needle behind the work, K 4 tog, K 1 from the cable needle.
Front: Cast on 92 (98-104) sts with 1 strand Alaska + 1 strand Glitter (2 strands), knit rib for 10 cm [4"], then continue in stockinette st. When the work measures 47 (49-52) cm [18.5" (19.25" - 20.5")] bind off 4 (4-4) sts at each side of the work for armhole = 84 (90-96) sts. Dec for raglan inside 4 edge sts (knit these sts in stockinette st) every 4th row: 2 sts 9 (8-5) times, 3 sts 3 (4-7) times - see Raglan shaping instructions above. When the work measures 67 (70-73) cm [26-3/8" (27-5/8" - 28.75")], bind off the center 12 (16-16) sts for the neck. Bind off at each neck edge every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 1 time. When all raglan and neck shaping is complete 4 (4-4) sts remain at each side. Put these sts on a st holder. The work measures approx. 71 (74-77) cm [28" (29-1/8" - 30.25")].
Back: Cast on and knit as for the front. Bind off the center 18 (22-22) sts for the neck when the work measures 70 (73-76) cm [27-5/8" (28.75" - 29-7/8")]. Bind off 2 sts at each neck edge on the next row. When all raglan and neck shaping is complete 4 (4-4) sts remain at each side. Put these sts on a st holder. The work measures approx. 71 (74-77) cm [28" (29-1/8" - 30.25")].
Sleeve: Cast on 42 (42-48) sts on double pointed needles with 1 strand Alaska + 1 Glitter (2 strands); join and place a marker at the join. Knit rib for 15 cm [5-7/8"]. Change to stockinette st. After the rib, inc 1 st each side of marker 15 (17-14) times every 4th (3rd-4th) row = 72 (76-76) sts. When the work measures 46 (44-45) cm [18-1/8" (17.25" - 17.75")] bind off 3 sts each side of marker and knit the rest back and forth on the needles. Then shape raglan inside 1 edge st (this is knit in stockinette st) at each side every 4th row see Raglan shaping instructions above: 2 sts 9 (7-7) times, 3 sts 3 (5-5) times = 12 (12-12) sts - When the work measures 70 (69-70) cm [27-5/8" (27-1/8" - 27-5/8")] put sts on a st holder.
Assembly: Sew side- and raglan seams - 1 edge st for seam has been allotted on all pieces. Put sts from the st holder at the neck on the needles and pick up so that there is a total of approx. 78-90 sts (divisible by 6 sts) around the neck on double pointed needles with 1 strand Alaska + 1 Glitter (2 strands). Join and P 1 row (right side row), then K 1 row, continue with rib. When the neck measures 11 cm [4.25"] change to: 2 strands Pelliza + 1 strand Glitter (3 strands), continue with rib for a further 4 rows and then bind off loosely in rib.
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