The cardigan in mossy shades of green is knitted only with right stitches. It's easy and fast. The yarn used conjures interesting color gradients and a light leather look.
Cardigan for the spring
Size 36/38 (40/42 - 44/46). The figures for size 40/42 are in brackets, for size 44/46 after the indent. If there is only one indication, it applies to all three sizes.
Lana Grossa quality "Coco" (67% cotton, 33% polyamide, LL = approx. 115 m / 50 g): approx. 400 (450 - 500) g olive / pink / dark green (color: 16) and Lana Grossa quality "Alcanto" (70% polyester, 30% polyamide, LL = approx. 125 m / 50 g): approx. 50 g olive green (Fb. 17); Knitting needles no. 5, 1 crochet hook no. 5; 5 coconut buttons by Union Knopf, art. 452738, 23 mm ø, color 80 black / red.
Back and back R sts, also the edge M (= knot edge).
17 M and 33 R curl with Nd. No. 5 and Coco = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 84 (90 - 98) sts with Coco. Kraus re str. After 30 (32 - 34) cm = 100 (106 - 112) R from stop both sides. for the armholes cast off 2 sts, then dec 1 sts 2 sts and 1x 1 sts in every other row. = 74 (80 - 88) M. Then continue straight ahead. In 17 (18 - 19) cm = 56 (60 - 64) R armhole height, cast off all sts evenly, taking the median neckline for the neckline margin. Mark 36 sts. 19 (22 - 26) M. each. apply to the shoulders.
Cast on 43 (46 - 50) sts with Coco. Kraus re str. Make the armhole at the same height as at the back. Cast off 10 sts in 10 (11 - 12) cm = 32 (36 - 40) R for the neckline on the left side of the edge. Then add 3 sts in each 2nd round, 2 sts 2 times and 2 times in each round 1 st. Cast off the remaining 19 (22 - 26) shoulder sts at the same height as at the back.
Opposite to the left front part str.
Cast on 46 (50-54) sts with Coco. Kraus re str. Duplex Bind. for the bevels in the 17th R from stop 1 M first, then every 16. R still 6x 1 M each. = 60 (64 - 68) M. After 42 cm = 138 R from the stop both sides. for the short bevels cast off 1 st, then cast off 1 st in every other row for 4 sts. Slightly cast off the remaining 50 (54 - 58) sts in the following row.
Stretch parts, moisten and allow to dry. Close seams. Insert sleeves. All edges with crochet. Crochet Alcanto with 1 round w st, taking care that the edges do not curl, but sometimes skip 1 st or 2 sts. Crochet buttonholes at the same time in the front edge, the lower with 8 cm distance to the edge of the flap, the remaining 4 with 8 cm distance above. Insert 1 air vent for each buttonhole. Sew the buttons on the left front part accordingly.