ORGANICA JUMPER

Organica Jumper Project

Level: Intermediate

Project Name: Organica Jumper

What you'll need:

'Kartopu' Organica 50g x 5, 6, 7, 8, balls Main Colour (M), 2, 3, 3, 4, balls 1st Contrast (C1), 3, 4, 4, 4, balls 2nd Contrast (C2), 2, 2, 3, 3 balls 3rd Contrast (C3)

1 pair of 3.50mm and a set of 3.50mm knitting needles or size required to give correct tension.

2 stitch holders, scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

Size

S

M

L

XL

To Fit Bust

cm

75-80

85-90

95-100

105-110

Actual Size

cm

98

108

118

128

Sleeve length

cm

45

45

45

45

Length

cm

55

56

57

58

Tension

24 sts x 32 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 3.50mm needles.

Instructions:

BACK

Using 3.50mm needles and M, cast on 117 (129-141-153) sts.

1st row - K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to last st K1.

2nd row - K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end.

Last 2 rows form rib.

Rep last 2 rows 6 times (14 rows rib in all).

Beg Main Pattern

1st row (RS) - K54 (60-66-72), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K1, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K54 (60-66-72).

2nd and foll alt rows - Purl.

3rd row - K53 (59-65-71), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K3, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K53 (59-65-71).

5th row - K52 (58-64-70), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K5, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K52 (58-64-70).

7th row - K51 (57-63-69), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K7, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K51 (57-63-69).

Cont in patt as placed in last 7 rows working one less st at side edges and working 2 sts extra in centre in every alt row until the row K17 (23-29-35), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K75, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K17 (23-29-35), has been worked.

Next row - Purl.

Change to C1, Next row - K16 (22-28-34), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K34, (K2tog, yrn) twice, K1, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K34, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K16 (22-28-34).

Next and foll alt rows - Purl.

Next row - K15 (21-27-33), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K34, (K2tog, yrn) twice, K3, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K34, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K15 (21-27-33).

Next row - K14 (20-26-32), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K34, (K2tog, yrn) twice, K5, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K34, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K14 (20-26-32).

Cont in patt as placed in last 5 rows.

Work 25 (27-29-29) rows patt.

Change to C2.

Keeping patt correct, work a further 30 (32-34-34) rows patt. **

Change to C3 for rem, work 26 (26-24-28) rows patt.

Shape Shoulders

Keeping patt correct, cast off 12 (14-16-17) sts at beg of next 4 rows, then 13 (14-15-18) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Leave rem 43 (45-47-49) sts on a stitch holder for neckband.

FRONT

Work as for Back to **.

Change to C3, work 6 (4-0-2) rows patt.

Shape Neck

Keeping patt correct, patt 47 (52-58-64) turn.

Cont on these 47 (52-58-64) sts for left side of neck shaping.

Keeping patt correct, dec one st at neck edge in every row until 41 (46-52-58) sts rem, then in foll alt rows until 38 (43-48-53) sts rem, then in foll 4th row once ... 37 (42-47-52) sts.

Work 3 (5-5-5) rows patt.

Shape Shoulder

Keeping patt correct, cast off 12 (14-16-17) sts at beg of next and foll alt row.

Work 1 row patt.

Cast off rem 13 (14-15-18) sts.

Slip next 23 (25-25-25) sts onto a stitch holder and leave for neckband.

With RS facing, join yarn to rem 47 (52-58-64) sts, patt to end.

Cont on these 47 (52-58-64) sts for right side of neck shaping.

Keeping patt correct, dec one st at neck edge in every row until 41 (46-52-58) sts rem, then in foll alt rows until 38 (43-48-53) sts rem, then in foll 4th row once ... 37 (42-47-52) sts.

Work 4 (6-6-6) rows patt.

Shape Shoulder

Keeping patt correct, cast off 12 (14-16-17) sts at beg of next and foll alt row.

Work 1 row patt.

Cast off rem 13 (14-15-18) sts.

SLEEVES

Using 3.50mm needles and M, cast on 51 (53-55-57) sts.

1st row - K2, * P1, K1, rep from * to last st K1.

2nd row - K1, * P1, K1, rep from * to end.

Last 2 rows form rib.

Rep last 2 rows 6 times (14 rows rib in all).

Beg Main Pattern -

1st row (RS) - Inc in first st, K20 (21-22-23), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K1, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K20 (21-22-23), inc in last st ... 53 (55-57-59) sts.

2nd and foll alt rows - Purl.

3rd row - K21 (22-23-24), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K3, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K21 (22-23-24).

5th row - Inc in first st, K19 (20-21-22), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K5, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K19 (20-21-22), inc in last st ... 55 (57-59-61) sts.

6th row - Purl.

Cont in patt as placed in last 6 rows, at same time working extra sts into patt as they become available, inc one st at each end of 3rd row then in every foll 4th row until there are 59 (73-81-93) sts, Sizes S, M and L Only - then in every foll 6th row until there are 77 (83-87) sts.

All Sizes

Purl one row.

Next row - K0 (3-5-8), (K2tog, yrn) twice, K30, (K2tog, yrn) twice, K1, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K30, (yrn, sl1, K1, psso) twice, K0 (3-5-8).

Next row - Purl.

Keeping patt correct, work 4 rows, AT SAME TIME inc one st at each end of 3rd (3rd-3rd-next) row ... 79 (85-89-95) sts.

Change to C1.

Cont in patt, working extra sts into patt as they become available, inc one st at each end of 5th (5th-5th-3rd) then in every foll 6th row until there are 89 (95-101-107) sts.

Work 3 (5-1-1) rows patt.

Change to C2 for rem.

Sizes S and M Only - Work 4 rows patt, inc one st at each end of 3rd (1st) row ... 91 (97) sts.

All Sizes -

Cont in patt without further inc until work measures approx 45cm from beg, working last row on wrong side.

Shape Top

Keeping patt correct, cast off 12 (13-13-14) sts at beg of next 4 rows, then 12 (12-13-13) sts at beg of foll 2 rows.

Cast off rem 19 (21-23-25) sts.

NECKBAND

Using mattress st, join shoulder seams. With RS facing, using a set of 3.50mm needles and C3, and beg at left shoulder seam, knit up 24 (26-28-30) sts evenly along left side of front neck shaping, knit across 23 (25-25-25) sts on front stitch-holder, inc 4 sts evenly across, knit up 24 (26-28-30) sts evenly along right side of front neck shaping, then knit across 43 (45-47-49) sts from back neck stitch-holder, inc 8 sts evenly across ... 126 (134-140-146) sts.

1st round - * K1, P1, rep from * to end.

Rep 1st round until work measures 2cm from beg.

Cast off loosely in rib.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Tie a coloured thread 20 (21-22-23) cm down from shoulder seams on side edges of back and front. Placing centre of sleeve to shoulder seam, sew in sleeves evenly between coloured threads. Join side and sleeve seams. Sew in ends.

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