Directions are for Size 38. Changes for Sizes 40, 42 and 44 are in parentheses.
Columbia-Minerva Calibar (2 oz skein) - 19(22-25-27) skeins
Columbia-Minerva Nylon and Wool Calibrette (2 oz skein) - 17(20-22-24) skeins
Knitting Needles: 1 pair each "Boye" Sizes 6 and 10½, 1 set "Boye" double point needles Size 6 and 1 "Boye" cable needle
Gauge: Pattern Stitch on Size 10½ needles - 4 sts to 1 inch; 5 rows to 1 inch
BACK: With Size 6 needles cast on 80(84-88-92) sts. Work in K 1, P 1 ribbing for 3 inches. Change to Size 10½ needles and work in pat as follows: Row 1 - Right side: P 3(5-7-9), * K 4, P 5, K 8, P 5, K 4 *, P 5, K 12, P 5, repeat from * to * once, then P 3(5-7-9). Row 2: K 3(5-7-9), * P 4, K 5, P 8, K 5, P 4 *, K 5, P 12, K 5, repeat from * to * once, then K 3(5- 7-9). Rows 3 and 4: Same as Rows 1 and 2. Row 5: P 3(5-7-9), * sl next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold in back of work, K next 2 sts, then K the 2 sts from cable needle for small cable twist, P 5, sl next 4 sts onto cable needle and hold in back of work, K next 4 sts, then K the 4 sts from cable needle for medium cable twist, P 5, twist small cable on next 4 sts *, P 5, sl next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold in back of work, K next 3 sts, then K the 3 sts from cable needle, sl next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold in front of work, K next 3 sts, then K the 3 sts from cable needle for double cable twist, P 5, repeat from * to * once, then P 3(5-7-9). Rows 6 through 8: Repeat Rows 2, 1 and 2. Row 9: P 3(5-7-9), * twist small cable, P 5, K 8, P 5, twist small cable *, P 5, K 12, P 5, repeat from * to * once, then P 3(5-7-9). Repeat Rows 2 through 9 for pat. Continue in pat until back measures 15½ inches or desired length, ending on wrong side. Raglan Armholes: Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Next row K 1, sl 1, K 1, psso, work to last 3 sts, K 2 tog, K 1. Work 1 row. Repeat last 2 rows until 24(24-26-26) sts rem. Sl sts onto st holder.
FRONT: Work same as Back until 46(46-48-48) sts rem, ending on right side of work. Next row work 16(16-17-17) sts and sl them onto st holder, work next 14 sts and sl them onto another st holder for neck, work to end of row. Dec 1 st at neck edge every row 5 (5-6-6) times AND AT THE SAME TIME continue to dec 1 st at armhole until 1 st rem. Bind off. Work other side to correspond.
SLEEVES: With Size 6 needles cast on 36(38-40-42) sts. Work in K 1, P 1 ribbing for 3 inches, inc'ing 2(4-4-6) sts on last row - 38(42-44-48) sts on needle. Change to Size 10½ needles and work in reverse St St, inc'ing 1 st each side every 6th row 11 times - 60(64-66-70) sts on needle. Work until sleeve measures 17½(17½-18-18) inches or desired length from start. Raglan Cap of Sleeve: Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each side every other row as on back until 4 sts rem. Sl sts onto st holder.
Sew sleeves to back and front, then sew underarm and sleeve seams.
TURTLE NECK: With double point needles, on right side of work, pick up and K 78(78-82-82) sts around neck, including sts on holders. Divide sts onto 3 needles and work in K 1, P 1 ribbing for 5½ inches. Bind off loosely in ribbing.
Be Sure Your Stitch Gauge Is Correct
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