MaterialsFleisher’s Superior Knitting Worsted, 7 skeins Main Color (mc); 6 ½ skeins for Bathrobe, ½ skein for slippers No. 3193. 1 skein of Contrasting Color (cc) for edging and cord.
White Knitting Needles, 1 pair Size 5.
White Crochet Hook, Size 3.
Gauge: 11 sts = 2 inches; 8 rows = 1 inch
MeasurementsWidth of back at underarm 14 ins.of each front at underarm including overlap 9 ins. Length from lower edge to back of neck 30 ins. SleevesWidth 11 ins.
BackCast on 96 sts.
First row* K 2, p 2; repeat from * to end.
2nd rowSame as first row.
3rd row* P 2, k 2; repeat from * to end.
4th rowSame as 3rd row. Repeat these 4 rows until 4 ins. from beginning. Dec. 1 st each side on next row. Repeat dec. every 2 ins. 9 times, keeping pattern (76 sts). Work even until 24 ins. from beginning, or desired length to underarm.
ArmholesBind off 6 sts at beginning of next 2 rows for underarm. Dec. 1 st each side every 2nd row 4 times (56 sts). Work even until 5 ins. above underarm.
ShouldersBind off 6 sts at beginning of next 6 rows (18 sts for each shoulder). Bind off 20 sts.
Left FrontCast on 60 sts. Work pattern as for back, until 4 ins. from beginning. Dec. 1 st at beginning of next row (underarm edge). Keeping front edge even, repeat dec. every 2 ins. 9 times (50 sts). Work even until same length as back to underarm. Shape armhole as for back (40 sts). Work even until 4 ins. above underarm, en at front edge.
Neck and Shoulder ShapingBind off 18 sts at beginning of next row for neck edge, finish row. Dec. 1 st at neck edge every row 4 times (18 sts). Work even until 5 ins. above underarm. Shape shoulders as for back.
Right FrontWork right front to correspond to left front.
SleevesCast on 44 sts. Work pattern as for back, until 3 ½ ins. from beginning. Inc. 1 st each side on next row; repeat inc. every 1 in. 7 times (60 sts). Work even until 11 ½ ins. from beginning or desired length to underarm. Bind off 6 sts at beginning of next 2 rows. Dec. 1 st each side every 2nd row 8 times; every row 6 times. Bind off 20 sts.
CollarCast on 72 sts. Work pattern as for back for 3 rows. Dec. 1 st each side on next row. Repeat dec. every 4th row 3 times (64 sts). Work 1 row even. Bind off 11 sts at beginning of next 4 rows. Bind off 20 sts.
PocketsCast on 24 sts. Work pattern for 37 rows. Bind off in pattern. Make 2.
FinishingSew seams, sew in sleeves with seam at center underarm. Sew shaped edge of collar t neck edge of bathrobe, leaving 12 sts of each front free for lapels. Sew on pockets. Ch 11, 1 sc in 2nd st and each st to end. Fasten off. Make 2 loops. Sew loops at underarm seams, 3 ins. below underarm. Turn up cuffs for 1 ½ ins.
EdgingWith mc, working from right side, beginning at lower edge of right front, work 1 row of sc around fronts and collar, keeping edge even, increasing at corners. Fasten off.
2nd rowWorking from same side with cc, work 1 slip st in first sc of last row, ch 2, drop cc lop from hook, with mc work 1 slip st in next sc, * ch 2, drop mc loop, keeping mc lop and yarn in back of work, pick up cc loop on hook, 1 slip st in next sc, ch 2, drop cc loop, pick up mc loop, keeping cc loop and yarn in back of mc, work 1 slip st in next st; repeat from * to end of sc row. Fasten off each color with a slip st. Work same edging on top of cuffs and pockets.
CordCut 4 strands of each color 6 yds. Long. Fold light strands in half. Draw dark through center of light and fold dark to join, making strand 6 yds. Long (1/2 light and ½ dark). Twist tightly, fold cord in half and allow to twist into a cord. With cc make two tassels. Steam.
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