Directions are for Size 40 to 42. Changes for Size 44 to 46 are in parentheses.
Columbia-Minerva Knitting Worsted (4 oz skein) - Main Color (MC) - 5 skeins and 1 skein each of Colors 1 and 2
Columbia-Minerva Calypso Germantown Knitting Worsted (2 or 4 oz skein) - Main Color (MC) - 22 ozs and 4 ozs each of Colors 1 and 2
Gauge: Stockinette Stitch on Size 8 needles - 5 sts to 1 inch; 7 rows to 1 inch
NOTE: When changing colors, twist yarns to prevent a hole.
BACK: With MC and Size 4 needles cast on 92(102) sts. Work in K 1, P 1 ribbing for 3 inches, inc'ing 11(13) sts evenly spaced on last row - 103(115) sts on needle. Wind 6 bobbins of MC and 3 each of Colors 1 and 2. Change to Size 8 needles and work in St St, following chart (see pages 65 and 66). Starting at D, work to C, then repeat from B to E once. Work to top of chart, then repeat Rows 1 through 20(22). Back measures about 12(13½) inches above ribbing. Armholes: Bind off 5(6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each side every other row 4(5) times - 85(93) sts. Work until 62(66) rows above bound-off sts, about 9(9½) inches. Shoulders: Bind off 11(12) sts at beg of next 4 rows - 41(45) sts on needle. Continue in pat for neck facing, inc'ing 1 st each side every row 8 times - 57(61) sts on needle. Bind off.
FRONT: Same as Back.
SLEEVES: With MC and Size 4 needles cast on 58(60) sts. Work in K 1, P 1 ribbing for 3 inches, inc'ing 2(4) sts on last row - 60(64) sts on needle. Change to Size 8 needles and work in St St, inc'ing 1 st each side every 8th row 10 times - 80(84) sts on needle. Work until sleeve measures 19(19½) inches or desired length. Cap of Sleeve: Bind off 5(6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each side every row 6 times, every other row 12(13) times. Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 6 rows. Bind off rem'ing 16 sts.
Sew shoulder seams. Sew sleeves in place, then sew underarm and sleeve seams. Turn under neck facing and sew on wrong side.
Be Sure Your Stitch Gauge Is Correct
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