The unique sideways construction paired with simple knit, purl and openwork stitching make this a runway-worthy design.
22 sts and 27 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in Rib pat. 18 sts and 27 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Lace pat. To save time, take time to check gauge.
Make 1 (M1): Insert LH needle from back to front under horizontal strand between last st worked and next st on LH needle; knit into front of resulting loop. Make 1 Purl (M1P): Insert LH needle from back to front under horizontal strand between last st worked and next st on LH needle; purl through back of resulting loop. Slip marker (sm): Slip marker from LH needle to RH needle.
Rib (multiple of 3 sts + 2) Row 1 (WS): *K2, sl 1 with wyif; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. Row 2 (RS): *P2, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for pat. Lace (multiple of 4 sts + 1) Row 1 (RS): K1, k2tog, *yo, k1, yo, sk2p; rep from * to last 2 sts, yo, k2. Row 2: Purl. Row 3: K2, *yo, sk2p, yo, k1; rep from * to last 3 sts, yo, ssk, k1. Row 4: Purl.
Rep Rows 1–4 for pat.
Sweater is worked sideways (cuff-tocuff) in one piece.
A circular needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches; do not join.
When casting on for body and collar, turn work and use cable cast-on method (see page 79), then turn work again and work stitches following instructions.
Left Sleeve Cast on 146 sts.
Beg with Row 1, work in Rib pat until piece measures 13 inches, ending with a WS row.
Front & Back Set-up row 1 (RS): Cast on 46 sts; work 27 sts in Rib pat, pm; k22, [k2tog, k3] 6 times, k2tog, k2, pm; work in Rib pat to end—185 sts. Set-up row 2: Cast on 46 sts; work 27 sts in Rib pat, pm; p22, [p2tog, p3] 6 times, p2tog, p2, sm; work in Rib pat to end—224 sts. Set-up row 3: Work Rib pat to marker, sm; work Row 1 of Lace pat to marker, sm; work Rib pat to marker, sm; work Lace pat to marker, sm; work Rib pat to end.
Work even until front and back measures 51/2 (61/2, 71/4, 81/4, 9, 10, 103/4, 113/4) inches from sleeve, ending with a WS row. Back Collar Division row (RS): Work 112 sts, then turn and cast on 19 collar sts; place rem sts on holder or spare needle for front—131 sts. Set-up row (RS): [P2, k1] 6 times, p1, work in pat to end of row.
Working collar sts in established Rib pat, work even until collar measures 8 (8, 81/2, 81/2, 9, 9, 91/2, 91/2) inches, ending with a RS row. Cut yarn then transfer back sts to holder or spare needle. Front Collar Row 1 (RS): Transfer front sts from holder to working needle. With RS facing, pick up and knit 19 sts along cast-on edge of back collar, work in pat to end of row—131 sts.
Work even until front collar measures same as for back, ending with a RS row.
Transfer 19 front and back collar sts to separate holders. Joining row (WS): Work in established pats across rem front and back sts—224 sts.
Work even until piece measures 51/2 (61/2, 71/4, 81/4, 9, 10, 103/4, 113/4) inches from Joining row, ending with a WS row. Next row (RS): Bind off 46 sts; removing marker, k3, [M1, k4] 6 times, M1, k3, sm; work in pat to end—185 sts. Next row (WS): Bind off 46 sts; removing marker, p3, [M1P, p4] 6 times, M1P, p3, pat to end of row—146 sts. Right Sleeve Set-up row (RS): Work Row 2 of Rib pat across all sts.
Work even until sleeve measures 13 inches, ending with a WS row.
Bind off all sts in pat.
Using 3-needle bind-off (see page 80), join 19 sts from front and back collar holders. Block piece to measurements. Sew side and sleeve seams.