Tension

22 sts and 30 rows to 10cm/4in square over st st using 4mm(US 6) needles.

Abbreviations See page 7.

Back and Fronts

Worked in one piece to armholes.

With 3tfmm(US 3) needles cast on 143(159) sts.

Buttonhole row (right side) Kl, k2tog, yf, k to end. K 2 rows.

Change to 4mm(US 6) needles.

1st row K to end.

These 2 rows set the st st with garter st borders.

Work 4(5) more buttonholes from this point to neck shaping, with 5cm/2in between each.

Cont straight until work measures 15(18)cm/6(7)in from cast on edge, ending with a wrong side row.

Divide for Back and Fronts

Next row K37(41), leave these sts on a holder for right front, k next 69(77), leave these sts on a holder for back, k to end. Left Front

Work straight on last set of 37(41) sts until front measures 23(28)cm/9(ll)in from cast on edge, ending at neck edge. Shape neck

Next row Cast off 3 sts, k next st, p3, place last 5 sts on a safety pin, p to end.

Dec one st at neck edge on every row until 20(22) sts rem. Cont straight until work measures 28(33)cm/ll(13)in from cast on edge, ending at armhole edge. Shape shoulder

Cast off 10(11) sts at beg of next row.

Work 1 row.

Cast off rem 10(11) sts.

Back

With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to next st, p69(77) sts. Cont straight until work measures same as Left Front to shoulder, ending with a p row. Shape shoulders

Cast off 10(11) sts at beg of next 4 rows. Leave rem 29(33) sts on a spare needle. Right Front

With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to next st, p to to last 5 sts, k5.

Work to match Left Front, working rem 2 buttonholes and reversing all shapings.

Sleeves

With 4mm(US 6) needles cast on 38(42) sts. K 5 rows.

Beg with a k row, work in st st until work measures 4cm/lJ^in from cast on edge, ending with a p row. K 4 rows.

Change to 3Mmm(US 3) needles.

Beg with a p row, work in st st for 5cm/2in.

Change to 4mm(US 6) needles.

Cont in st st, inc one st at each end of the next and every foil 3rd row until there are 58(64) sts. Cont straight until sleeve measures 26(29)cm/10M(ll/9in from cast on edge, ending with a p row. Cast off.

Collar

Join shoulder seams.

With right side facing and using 4mm(US 6) needles, slip 5

sts from right front safety pin onto a needle, pick up and kl8 sts up right front neck, k29(33) sts across back neck, pick up and kl8 sts down left side of front neck, k5 sts from safety pin. 75(79) sts.

Next row K to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 8 times more.

To make up

Join sleeve seams reversing seam on cuff. Sew in sleeves. Sew on buttons.

To embroider

Using all the contrast shades, embroider flowers and leaves in satin stitch, stem stitch, chain stitch and French knots, see diagrams below and on following page. See page 105 for stitch instructions.

Bright Blue

Bright Punk

m

Pale Blue

Dark Green

Cream

Mid Green

Red

s

Lilac

Fuchsia

satin stitch

COLLAR EMBROIDERY (reverse for other collar point)

stem stitch French knots

CUFF EMBROIDERY

Embroidered Jacket (page 96)

Embroidered Jacket (page 96)

Key

Bright Blue

Bright Punk

Pale Blue

Dark Green

Cream

Mid Green

Red

Lilac

Fuchsia

Stone

satin stitch satin stitch

LEFT FRONT EMBROIDERY (reverse for RIGHT FRONT)

chain stitch satin stitch stem stitch stem stitch French knot chain stitch satin stitch satin stitch stem stitch chain stitch satin stitch stem stitch stem stitch French knot chain stitch satin stitch

Embroidered Shoes (page 116)

  • Red M Mauve
  • Fuschia
  • Khaki M Yellow
  • Duckeggblue
  • Turquoise satin stitch stem stitch

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