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Pickles Organic Cotton, THIN
200 (200) 250 (300) 350 g of main colour (MC)
50 (100) 100 (100) 100 g of contrast colour (CC)
32” circular and DP needles, US 8
15 s = 4”
16 (18) 20.5 (22.5) 24.5 "
Cast on 120 stitches with MC on circular needles.Place marker (PM) at the beginning of the round and after 60 stitches to mark the sides. Knit stockinette in the round for 13 rounds before making a 3 round stripe with the CC. Continue with 9 rounds of the MC and 3 rounds of the CC until your piece measures 12". On the next round bind off 3 stitches before and after each marker. (6 s on each side) = 108 stitches left on your needles. Put aside while making the arms.
Cast on 24 s with MC on DPN´s, and knit ribbing, k2, p2 for about 2”. Continue in stockinette and make 4 new stitches during the first round of stockinette. PM on each side of 2 stitches at the beginning of the round. Knit 5 rounds with the MC before making the first stripe. Continue in the same manner as before (stripewise). Increase 1 stitch on each side of the markers about every 2.3”, 5 times alltogether (=38 s) Knit until the arm measures 16.5”. Bind off 6 stitches under the arm. Make another arm. Make sure to end in the same place stripewise as you did on the main piece.
Line up all the parts onto the circular needle and PM between the parts (4 places) Continue knitting in the round in the same way as before. The round starts at the middle back. Repeat the following two rounds 7 times:
Round 1: Knit
Round 2: Knit until 3 stitches is left before the first marker. Slip 2 stitches knitwise. Put them back on the left needle and knit them together through back loops. Knit until 1 stitch past the same marker. Knit 2 together. Repeat for all 4 markers.
Then repeat the following two rounds until you have 2 stitches left between the markers on the arms.
Round 1: Knit
Pinne 2: Knit until 1 stitch past the first marker. K2 tog. Knit until 3 stitches is left before the next marker. Slip 2 stitches knitwise. Put them back on the left needle and knit them together through back loops. Repeat for the other side.
Knit ribbing, k2, p2 for about 1”. Sew the under arm seams and weave in ends.