Neck Cardigan Back

Work as given for Back of Round Neck Cardigan.

LEFT FRONT

Work as given for Left Front of Round Neck Cardigan to ***. Shape Raglan

Next Row. Cast off 4 [4:4:5:5:5] sts in patt, patt to last 2 sts, k2tog. 18 [21:24:26:29:32] sts. Next Row. Purl.

For 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 6th sizes only

Work 2 [2:4:2:2] rows dec 1 st at raglan edge in every row AT SAME TIME dec 1 st at neck edge in 0 [0: 3rd:0:0] row. 16 [19:19:24:30] sts. For all 6 sizes

Work 13 [21:19:9:31:17] rows dec 1 st at raglan edge in next and every foil alt row AT SAME TIME dec 1 st at neck edge in 1st [3rd :3rd :1st: 3rd: 1st] and every foil 4th [6th:4th: 4th :4th :4th] row. 5 [4:4:16:5:16] sts. For 4th and 6th sizes only Work 18 rows dec 1 st at raglan edge in 2nd and every foil alt row AT SAME TIME dec 1 st at neck edge in every foil 6th row. [4:4] sts. For all 6 sizes

Work 5 [3:3:3:5:3] rows dec 1 st at raglan edge only in 2nd and foil 2nd [0:0:0:2nd:0] row. 3 sts.

Next Row. K2tog, kl. Next Row. P2tog. Fasten off.

RIGHT FRONT

Work as given for Right Front of Round Neck Cardigan to ***. Next Row. K2tog, patt to end. 22 [25:28:31:34:37] sts. Shape Raglan

Next Row. Cast off 4 [4:4:5:5:5] sts, purl to end. 18 [21:24:26:29:32] sts. For 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 6th sizes only

Work 2 [2:4:2:2] rows dec 1 st at neck edge in 0 [0:3rd:0:0] row AT SAME TIME dec 1 st at raglan edge in every row. 16 [19:19:24:30] sts. For all 6 sizes

Work 13 [21:19:9:31:17] rows dec 1 st at neck edge in 1st [3rd :3rd :1st: 3rd:1st] and every foil 4th [6th:4th: 4th:4th:4th] row AT SAME TIME dec 1 st at raglan edge in next and every foil alt row. 5 [4:4:16:5:16] sts. For 4th and 6th sizes only Work 18 rows dec 1 st at neck edge in every foil 6th row AT SAME TIME dec 1 st at raglan edge in 2nd and every foil alt row. [4:4] sts. For all 6 sizes

Work 5 [3:3:3:5:3] rows dec 1 st at raglan edge only in 2nd and foil 2nd [0:0:0:2nd:0] row. 3 sts. Next Row. Kl, k2tog. 2 sts. Next Row. P2tog. Fasten off.

SLEEVES (Both alike)

Work as given for Sleeves of Round Neck Cardigan.

BORDER

Join raglan seams. With rs facing, using 31/4mm needles or 3V4mm circular needle if required, starting at right front pick up and knit 6 [6:6:7: 7:7] sts evenly along moss-st, 26 [29:31:35:42:49] sts evenly along straight edge, 20 [25:25:31:34:38] sts evenly along shaped edge, 11 [11: 13:13:13:13] sts from top of right sleeve, 19 [19:23:23:27:27] sts from back of neck, 11 [11:13:13:13:13] sts from top of left sleeve, 20 [25:25: 31:34:38] sts evenly along shaped edge, 26 [29:31:35:42:49] sts evenly along straight edge and 6 [6:6:7:7:7] sts evenly along moss-st. 145 [161:173:195:219:241] sts. 1st Row. Knit.

2nd Row. Kl, * yfwd, k2tog, rep from * to end. 3rd Row. Knit.

Work 1 [1:1:2:2:2] rows in moss-st. For 1st, 2nd and 3rd sizes only Next Row. Moss-st to last 31 [33:35] sts, cast off 2 sts, (moss-st 10 [11: 12], cast off 2 sts) twice, moss-st 2. Next Row. Moss-st 3, cast on 2 sts, (moss-st 11 [12:13], cast on 2 sts) twice, moss-st to end. Work 2 rows more in moss-st. Cast off in moss-st.

For 4th, 5th and 6th sizes only Next Row. Moss-st 3, cast off 2 sts, (moss-st [9:11:9], cast off 2 sts) [3:3:4] times, moss-st to end. Next Row. Moss-st to last [33:39:43] sts, cast on 2 sts, (moss-st [10:12:10], cast on 2 sts)

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