YARN: Knitting Worsted: Main Color 16 oz. Design Color: 4 oz.
NEEDLES: 1-pr. each No. 2 and No. 5 single pointed.
GAUGE: 5 ½-sts to an inch. 6 ¼ rows to an inch.
BACK: Using the #2 needles and the main color, cast on 98 sts. Work in ribbing of k 1, p 1, for 3 ½ inches. Now change to the #5 needles and follow the diagram. Decreases at the underarm are made by binding off the number of sts shown, in binding off always slip the first st. SHOULDERS: Bind off 8 sts at the beginning of the next 4 rows, 9 sts at the beginning of the next 2 rows. Place the remaining sts onto a stitch holder for the back of neck.
FRONT: Make the front the same as the back until you come to the shaping of the neck. Work over 30 sts and leave on the needle; place the next 20 sts onto a stitch holder to be held for the center of the neck; and the remaining sts onto a 2nd st holder for shoulder. Now continue on the first 30 sts, making decreases as shown. Then work until the shoulder is completed. SHOULDER BIND OFF: From the armhole edge bind off 8 sts twice; 9 sts once. Place the sts off the 2nd st holder onto the needle and work the 2nd shoulder as shown in chart.
SLEEVES: Using the #2 needles and the main color, cast on 48 sts and work in ribbing of k 1, p 1, for 2 ½ inches. Increasing to 57 sts on the last row of ribbing. Now follow the diagram, making the increases as shown at each side of the sleeve. Make the decreases for the top of the sleeve by binding off at the beginning of each row the number of sts as shown. Then bind off the remaining sts.
FINISHING: Sew the shoulder and the side seams. Sew sleeve seams and sew into armhole, matching the underarm seams.
NECK BAND: Using the #2 dble pointed needles; pick up and knit 88 sts around the neck edge. Work in ribbing of k 1, p 1, for 9 rows. Now bind off all sts loosely.
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