Directions are for Size 12. Changes for Sizes 14, 16 and 18 are in parentheses.
Columbia-Minerva Calibar (2 oz skein) - 13(14-15-16) skeins
Columbia-Minerva Nylon and Wool Calibrette (2 oz skein) - 12(13-13-14) skeins
Knitting Needles: 1 pair each "Boye" Sizes 6 and 10, 1 "Boye" Cable Needle and 1 "Boye" Aluminum Crochet Hook "H" (Size 6)
Gauge: Ribbing on Size 10 needles - 4 sts to 1 inch; 11 rows to 2 inches
BACK: With Size 6 needles cast on 69(73-79-83) sts. Work in ribbing as follows: Row 1 - Right side: K 1, * P 1, K 1, repeat from * across. Row 2: P 1, * K 1, P 1, repeat from * across. Repeat these 2 rows for 1½ inches, ending with Row 1. Change to Size 10 needles and P next row. Continue in ribbing as before until back measures 10(10-10½-10½) inches or desired length from start to underarm. Armholes: Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then dec 1 st each side every other row 3 times - 55(59-65-69) sts on needle. Work until armholes measure 8(8½-8½-9) inches straight above bound-off sts at underarm. Shoulders: Bind off 6(6-7-7) sts at beg of next 6(4-6-2) rows, then on Sizes 14 and 18 only, bind off 7(8) sts at beg of next 2(4) rows. Bind off rem'ing 19(21-23-23) sts.
LEFT FRONT: With Size 6 needles cast on 41(43-45-47) sts. Work in ribbing as follows: Row 1 - Right side: P 1, * K 1, P 1, repeat from * across. Row 2: K 1, * P 1, K 1, repeat from * across. Repeat these 2 rows for 1½ inches, ending with Row 1. Change to Size 10 needles and P 15, inc 1 st in next st, P to end of row. Work in pat as follows: Row 1 - Right side: P 1, K 1 on 19(21-23-25) sts, K 8; P 1, K 1 on 15 sts. Row 2: K 1, P 1 on 15 sts, P 8; K 1, P 1 on 19(21-23-25) sts. Rows 3 and 4: Repeat Rows 1 and 2. Row 5: P 1, K 1 on 19(21-23-25) sts, sl next 4 sts onto cable needle and hold in back, K next 4 sts, then K the 4 sts from cable needle for cable twist, work in ribbing to end of row. Row 6: Same as Row 2. Rows 7 through 10: Repeat Rows 1 and 2 twice. Repeat these 10 rows for pat. Work until front measures same as back to underarm. Armhole: Bind off 5(6-6-6) sts at side edge. Dec 1 st at same edge every other row 5 times - 32(33-35-37) sts on needle. Work until front edge measures 15¾(16¼-16½-17¼) inches. Neck: Bind off 10 sts at front edge. Dec 1 st at same edge every other row 4 times. Work until armhole measures same as on back.
Shoulder: Bind off 6(6-7-7) sts at armhole edge every other row 3(2-3-1) times, then on Sizes 14 and 18 only, bind off 7(8) sts at same edge every other row 1(2) times. Place markers for 7 buttons on front edge, having first marker ½ inch above lower edge and 7th marker ¾ inch below neck.
RIGHT FRONT: Work to correspond to Left Front, reversing shaping and working buttonholes opposite markers as follows: On right side work 2 sts, bind off next 2 sts, work to end of row. Next row cast on 2 sts over the bound-off sts.
SLEEVES: With Size 6 needles cast on 37(39-39-41) sts. Work in ribbing same as on back. When ribbing measures 1½ inches, ending with Row 1, change to Size 10 needles and P next row, inc'ing 1 st each side. Continue in rib pattern, being careful to keep added sts in pat, inc'ing 1 st each side every 8th row 6(6-7-7) times more - 51(53-55-57) sts on needle. Work until sleeve measures 15(15-15½-15½) inches or desired length from start. Cap of Sleeve: Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each side every other row 13(14-14-15) times. Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows. Bind off rem'ing 9(9-11-11) sts.
COLLAR: With Size 10 needles cast on 17 sts. Work in K 1, P 1 ribbing for 16(16-17-17) inches, bind off.
Sew shoulder seams. Sew sleeves in place, then sew underarm and sleeve seams. Sew collar to neck edge, starting and ending about ½ inch from front edges. Crochet 1 row of sc along front edges and around collar. Face front borders with grosgrain ribbon, working around buttonholes.
Be Sure Your Stitch Gauge Is Correct
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