Abbreviations

p2sso = pass 2 slipped sts over. See also page 7.

Note Read charts from right to left on every row. When working Fair Isle pattern, strand yarn not in use loosely across wrong side to keep fabric elastic.

Back and Front (both alike)

With 4mm(US 6) needles and Red, cast on 66(74:82) sts.

Rep the last 2 rows once more.

Change to M.

Work a further 4(4:6) rows in rib.

Change to 5mm(US 8) needles.

Beg with a k row, work in st st until back measures

21(25:28)cm/8%(9%:ll)in from cast on edge, ending with a p row.

Shape armholes

Cast off 4(5:6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 58(64:70) sts. Yoke shaping

Next row Kl 4(17:20) sts, turn and work on these sts. Next row Work 2tog, p to end. Next row Work 2tog, k to last 2 sts, work 2tog. Rep the last 2 rows 3(4:5) times more. 2 sts. Work 2tog and fasten off.

With right side facing, slip centre 30 sts onto a holder, join on yam to rem sts, k to end.

Next row P to last 2 sts, work 2tog.

Next row Work 2tog, k to last 2 sts, work 2tog.

Work 2tog and fasten off.

Sleeves

With 4mm(US 6) needles and Aqua, cast on 38(42:46) sts. 1st row K2, * p2, k2; rep from * to end. 2nd row P2, * k2, p2; rep from * to end. Rep the last 2 rows once more.

Change to M.

Work a further 10(12:14) rows in rib, inc 4 sts evenly across last row. 42(46:50) sts. Change to 5mm(US 8) needles.

Work in st st, inc one st at each end of the 5th and every foil 4th row until there are 62(70:78) sts. Cont straight until sleeve measures 25(29:33)cm/ 9K(ll^:13)in from cast on edge, ending with a p row. Shape sleeve top

Cast off 4(5:6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 54(60:66) sts.

Next row Work 2tog, k to last 2 sts, work 2tog.

Next row P to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 3(4:5) times more.

Leave rem 46(50:54) sts on a spare needle.

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