• 20 • Aviation Blue Pullover in "City" yarn with flat ribbing (5 on the front and back, 3 on the sleeves) and wide neckline.

YARN

ADRIAFIL YARNS

MATERIALS

150 g. of City yarn, Aviation Blue No. 43. Knitting needles No. 41/2. Tapestry Needle with rounded tip.

PATTERN SIZE: 42

WORKABLE SIZES: (44-46)

PATTERN STITCHES

Knitted stitch

Flat rib stitch: work over 3 sts.

Row 1: 2 sts. in 1 st. (= work 1 knitted st., work the knitting needle in the external yarn of the next stitch of the rows below working in 1 knitted st..), 2 knitted sts.

Row 2: 2 purl 3 together in back loop, 2 purled sts.

Row 3: repeat from Row 1

SAMPLE

10 x 10 cm. with knitting needles No. 41/2 work in knitted st. with flat ribs = 18 sts. and 24 rows

WORKING INSTRUCTIONS

Back: Cast on 87 (93-97) sts. with knitting needles No. 41/2 and work 2 rows in knitted st., then, work the stitches as follows: 10 (13-15) sts. in knitted st. , * 3 sts. for the flat rib, 13 sts. in knitted st. *; Repeat from * to * another 3 times and end with 3 sts. for the flat rib, 10 (13-15) sts. in knitted st. When work measures 42 (43-44) cm., equivalent to 100 (104-108) rows, to shape the sleeve holes bind off at the sides 4 sts. and dec., inside the first and last 3 sts., 1 st. every 2 rows 6 times. Cont. until work measures 19 (20-21) cm. from beg. of sleeve holes, equivalent to 46 (48-50) rows, then, to shape the neckline bind off the 13 (15-17) centre sts. and cont. working the two parts separately; bind off the centrewise, every 2 rows, 5 sts., 3 sts., 2 sts. At the same time, after 4 rows from beg. of the neckline, to slant shoulders cross off at the sides, every 2 rows, 5 sts. (6-7) twice., 7 sts.

Front: Work as described for back.

Sleeves: Cast on 43 (45-47) sts. with knitting needles No. 41/2 and work 2 rows in knitted st. , then, work the stitches as follows: 4 (5-6) sts. in knitted st. , * 3 sts. for the flat rib, 13 sts. in knitted st. *; Repeat from * to * one more time end with 3 sts. for the flat rib, 4 (5-6) sts. in knitted st. At the sides inc. 1 st. every 8 rows 11 (12-13) times and work the new stitches in knitted st. When work measures 41 (42,5-44) cm., equivalent to 98 (102-106) rows, to shape the sleeve holes bind off at the sides 4 sts., 2 sts. after 2 rows, then, dec., inside the first and last 3 sts., 1 st. every 2 rows 15 (16-17) times; bind off, again every 2 rows, 2 sts., 3 sts., and lastly the 11 (15-17) remaining sts.

MAKING UP AND FINISH

Sew the shoulders. Sew in the sleeves. Sew the undersleeves and the sides.