Knit a November Sweater with Tøndering Strik in Aarhus, Denmark
Design: Charlotte Tøndering
Measurements Size: Small/Medium (Medium/Large)
½ chest width 47(51) cm
Length 57(61) cm
Sleeve, measured to armhole 44(44) cm
Yarn 80(100 )g ITO Sensai
Optional: 15 g ITO Tetsu
Needles 3 and 3.5 mm circular needles
3.5 mm double pointed needles
Tension 10 x 10 cm worked in st st on 3.5 mm needles = 24 sts x 34 rows
Abbreviations rnd = round,
M1 = make 1 new st by picking up loop betw 2 sts and knitting into the back of it,
inc = increase,
tbl = through back loop,
Cast on 224(244) sts on 3 mm circular needle and work 2 cm K2, P2 ribbing in the round.
Change to 3.5 mm needle and cont straight in st st in the round until work measures 34(36) cm from cast on edge. Now beg armhole. Cast off 8(10) sts at both sides with 104(112) sts betw each cast off. Let work rest.
Sleeves (both alike)
Cast on 64(64) sts on 3.5 mm double pointed needles and work st st in the round. Mark 2 sts at beg of rnd and on every 10th (8th) rnd M1 om both sides of marked sts. Cont in this way to 90(98) sts and the cont straight until sleeve measures 44(44) cm. On next rnd cast off 8 (10) sts for armhole by casting off 4(5) sts before and after beg of rnd.
Now join body and sleeves on one 3.5 mm circular needle and work in the round across all sts ( 372(400) sts). Work 1 rnd.
Then work raglan dec on every alternate rnd at the 4 points where sleeves and front/bach meet. Mark 2 sts at each point (i.e. 1 st from sleeve and 1 st from front/back) and dec by knitting 2 sts tog TBL before marked sts and knitting 2 sts tog after marked sts.
Cont the raglan dec on every alternate rnd 29(33) times = until 60(68) rnds have been worked and 140(140) sts rem. Cast off loosely.
Sew cast off sts under armholes tog and weave in ends.
Using Tetsu and 3 mm circular needle pick up and knit approx. 224(244 sts along cast on edge. Knit 3 – 5 rows (work back and forth on the circular needle). Cast off. Sew edge tog at beg of rnd.