Sizes 36 and 38 are in parentheses
2 (3-3) skeins Sport Yarn or Orion Sayelle each green and orange (2 oz. skein)
1 pair knitting needles each No. 2 and No. 4
1 set sock needles No. 2
2 stitch holders 5 (5-6) buttons
GAUGE: 6 sts. = 1 inch
1st row green: K across row.
2nd row green: K across row.
3rd row orange: * K4, slip 1 (yarn in back of work) repeat from * across row, end K4.
4th row orange: * P4, slip 1 (yarn in front of work) repeat from * across row, end P4.
Repeat 3rd and 4th row once more.
Repeat these 6 rows for pattern.
With green and No. 2 needles cast on 104 (108-112) sts. and work in ribbing K1, P1 for 1½ inch. (all sizes). Incr. 5 (6-7) sts. at even intervals across last row of ribbing. Change to No. 4 needles and pattern. With 109 (114-119) sts. work even until the entire piece measures 11½ (12-12½) inch. or any des. length to underarm. Bind off for armhole at the beg. of the next 2 rows 8 sts., (all sizes) at the beg. of the next 4 rows 2 sts. (all sizes) Decr. 1 st. at each end of needles every other row until 81 (85-89) sts. are left. Work even for 8 (8-8½) inch. from the first binding off. Bind off for shoulders at the beg. of the next 6 (4-6) rows 8 (13-9) sts., rem. 33 (33-35) sts. bind off for neck.
With green and No. 2 needles cast on 59 (61-65) sts. and work in ribbing K1, P1 for 1½ inch. (all sizes), keeping the 7 center front sts. in seed st. for buttonhole border. Incr. 2 (5-6) sts. at even intervals across last row of ribbing. Change to No. 4 needles and pattern and slip the 7 front sts. to a holder to be worked later. With 54 (59-64) sts. work even until the entire piece measures like back to underarm. Bind off at armhole edge at the beg. of the next row 7 (8-9) sts. and at the beg. of the next 2 rows at same edge 2 sts. Decr. 1 st. at armhole edge every other row 3 (4-5) times and at the same time decr. for neck 1 st. at center edge every 3rd row until 24 (26-27) sts. are left. Work as high as back and bind off for shoulder at armhole edge 8 (13-9) sts. 3 (2-3) times. Attach green and slip the 7 front sts. from holder back to needle and work in seed st. until piece measures slightly stretched, as long as front to center of back.
Work as Left Front reversing all shapings. Work in 5 (5-6) buttonholes evenly spaced apart, placing 1st buttonhole 1 inch from beg. and last one 2 rows below V-neck shaping.
Sew up side and shoulder seams. Weave neckband tog. and sew to back of neck. Armband: right side facing you pick up with green and No. 2 sock needles 96 (104-112) sts. around the armhole and work in ribbing K1, P1 for 6 rounds. P 1 round. Work in ribbing K1, P1 for 6 more rounds. Bind off loosely K as K and P as P. Work the other armband the same way. Fold armbands in half on P row and sew to wrong side. Sew buttons in place and block to size.
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