Glad your beloved husband with an original and warm knitted pullover with an interesting braid pattern. Our detailed diagram with photo and description will help you to easily cope with the task. Dimensions: 50/52 (54/56) Materials: 500 (550) each blue yarn and kiwi color, 450 g of denim color and 300 g of olive (100% sheep wool, with a thread density of 35 m / 50 g); knitting needles No. 9. Pattern made of braids: the number of loops is a multiple of 12 + 6 (0) + 2 edges. We knit according to the scheme, only facial rows are shown on it, we knit loops in the purl rows according to the drawing. We start with 1 edge and loops from the arrow A, repeat the rapport, end with the loops to the arrow B and 1 edge (repeat the rapport between the edge). We repeat from the first the eleventh row. The order of the strips in the pattern of braid: 8 rows of jeans, * 10 rows of blue, kiwi, olive and denim, we repeat from *. Attention! When changing colors, we sew the first row with the front ones. Knitting density: 13.5 loops and 15 rows = 10 × 10cm. Backrest / front: with a cross-shaped set (see p. 9) we sew 80 (86) loops with denim thread and knit in the specified sequence. After 72 cm = 108 rows from the set edge on both sides for the shoulders, close the 25 loops and we sew on the middle 30 (36) loops an additional 4 cm of kiwi thread along the pattern. Then we close all the loops according to the drawing. Sleeves: cross-shaped set of denim thread, we collect 38 (44) loops and knit in this order, for size 50/52 repeat between the edge of the pattern of the braid, for size-54/56 we begin the pattern from the braid with 1 edge and loops from the arrow B, repeat the rapport , we end with loops to the arrow A and 1 edge. At the same time, we add on both sides for the bevels of the sleeves in every fourth of the set edge of 15 x to 1 loop = 68 (74) loops, including the added loops in the pattern. After 42.5 cm = 64 rows from the set edge we close all the loops. Assembly: we perform shoulder seams and seams of the collar; we sew up sleeves, carry out lateral seams and seams of sleeves. Here is your wonderful gift with your own hands ready! Let your husband wear this superb sweater with joy!