Round Neck Sweater Back

Work as given for Back of V Neck Sweater to **.

Keeping continuity of patt as set (throughout) cont until back measures 19 [22:24:27:31:36]cm, (7Vz [8%:9V2:10%:12:14]in), ending with a ws row.

Next Row. Patt 18 [20:22:26: 27:30], turn, leave rem 33 [35:39: 45:48:51] sts on a stitch holder. Working on these 18 [20:22:26: 27:30] sts only proceed as follows:-Next Row. Patt.

Work 2 rows dec 1 st at neck edge in every row. 16 [18:20:24:25:28] sts. Work 4 rows more without shaping. Cast off in patt.

With rs facing, working on rem 33 [35:39:45:48:51] sts, slip 15 [15: 17:19:21:21] sts onto a stitch holder, rejoin yarn to rem 18 [20:22:26: 27:30] sts and patt to end. Next Row. Patt.

Work 2 rows dec 1 st at neck edge in every row. 16 [18:20:24:25:28] sts.

Work 1 row more without shaping.

3:0] sts evenly across row.

Shoulder Edging

Change to 31/4mm needles and proceed as follows:-

2nd Row. Kl, * p2, k2, rep from * to last 3 sts, p2, kl.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows once.

Cast off in rib.

FRONT

Work as given for Back of V Neck Sweater to **.

Keeping continuity of patt as set (throughout) cont until front measures 19 [22:24:27:31:35]cm, (7Vz [8%:9y2:10y4:12:13y4]in), ending with a ws row. Shape Neck

Next Row. Patt 20 [22:24:29: 30:33], turn, leave rem 31 [33:37: 42:45:48] sts on a stitch holder. Working on these 20 [22:24:29: 30:33] sts only proceed as follows:-Next Row. Patt.

Work 8 [8:8:8:10:10] rows dec 1 st at end (neck edge) in next and every foil alt row. 16 [18:20:25:25:28] sts. Work 3 [3:3:5:3:3] rows more without shaping.

3:0] sts and dec 0 [0:0:1:0:0] sts evenly across row.

Shoulder Edging

Change to 3V4mm needles and proceed as follows:-

Working in rib as set for Left Back

Shoulder work 1 row.

Next Row. Rib 3 [3:2:2:2:2], cast on 2 sts, (rib 6 [8:5:7:8:8], cast on 2 sts) 1 [1:2:2:2:2] times, rib 3 [5:2:2: 4:4].

Work 1 row more in rib. Cast off in rib.

With rs facing, working on rem 31 [33:37:42:45:48] sts, slip 11 [11: 13:13:15:15] sts onto a stitch holder, rejoin yarn to rem 20 [22:24:29: 30:33] sts and patt to end. Next Row. Patt.

Work 8 [8:8:8:10:10] rows dec 1 st at beg (neck edge) in next and every foil alt row. 16 [18:20:25:25:28] sts. Work 6 [6:6:8:6:6] rows more without shaping. Cast off in patt

SLEEVES (Both alike)

Work as given for Sleeves of V Neck Sweater.

NECKBAND

Join right shoulder seam. With rs facing, using 3V4mm needles pick up and knit 4 sts evenly along shoulder edging, 12 [12:12:15:15:15] sts evenly along left side of neck, 11 [11: 13:13:15:15] sts left on a stitch holder at front neck, 14 [14:14:17: 17:17] sts evenly along right side of front neck, 8 [8:8:8:12:12] sts evenly along right side of back neck, 15 [15: 17:19:21:21] sts left on a stitch holder at back of neck, 6 [6:6:6: 10:10] sts evenly along left side of back neck and 4 sts evenly along shoulder edging. 74 [74:78:86:98:98] sts. Starting with 2nd row of 2x2 rib work 3 rows in rib.

Work 2 [2:2:4:4:4] rows more in 2x2 rib. Cast off in rib.

TO MAKE UP

Place front shoulder edging over back shoulder edging and sew together at side edge. Fold sleeves in half lengthways, then placing folds to shoulder seams, sew sleeves In position for approximately 11 [12:14: 15:16:18]cm, (4V4 [4%:51/2:6: 6V4:7]in) from top of shoulder. Join side and sleeve seams. Sew on buttons. Pin out garment to the measurement given at beginning of instruction. Cover with damp cloths and leave until dry. See ball band for washing and further care instructions.

SLIPOVER

BACK

Work as given for Back of V Neck Sweater to **.

Keeping continuity of patt as set (throughout) cont until Back measures 12 [14:15:18:21:25]cm, (4% [5V2:6:7:8V4:9%]in), ending with a ws row. Shape Armholes Cast off 5 sts in patt at beg of next 2 rows. 41 [45:51:61:65:71] sts. For 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th sizes only

Work [2:4:8:8:8] rows dec 1 st at each end of every row.

1 st at each end of next and every foil alt row. 31 [33:37:33:37:41] sts. Cont without shaping until armholes measure 12 [13:14:15:16:171cm, (4% [5V4 :5V2:6:6V4 :6V2]in), ending with a ws row.

Shape Shoulders

Cast off 6 [7:8:6:6:8] sts in patt at beg of next 2 rows.

FRONT

Work as given for Back of V Neck Sweater to **.

Keeping continuity of patt as set

  • throughout) cont until front measures 12 [14:15:18:21:25]cm/
  • 4% [5V,2:6:7:81A:9%]ln), ending with a ws row.

Shape Armholes

Cast off 5 sts in patt at beg of next

Work 3 rows dec 1 st at each end of every row. [39] sts. Next Row. Patt.

For 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th sizes only

Shape Neck

Next Row. Patt 2tog, patt [23:28: 30:33], turn, leave rem [26:31: 33:36] sts on a stitch holder.

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