Neck Sweater Back

Using 31/4mm needles cast on 54 [58: 62:74:78:82] sts.

These 2 rows will now be referred to as 2x2 rib.

3:1] sts evenly across row.

Change to 4mm needles and proceed as follows:-

1st Row. Knit.

2nd Row. As 1st row.

3rd Row. Purl.

4th Row. As 3rd row.

5th Row. As 1st row.

6th Row. As 3rd row.

7th and 8th Rows. As 5th and 6th rows.

10th Row. As 9th row.

11th and 12th Rows. As 5th and

6th rows.

13th Row. As 1st row. 14th Row. Purl.

From 1st to 14th row sets patt. **

Keeping continuity of patt as set (throughout) cont until back measures 23 [26:28:32:36:41]cm, (9 [101/4:11:121/2:14:16]in), ending with a ws row. Shape Shoulders

Cast off 8 [9:10:12:12:14] sts in patt at beg of next 2 rows.

Cast off 8 [9:10:13:13:14] sts in patt at beg of next 2 rows.

FRONT *

Work as given for Back to **. Keeping continuity of patt as set (throughout) cont until front measures 13 [15:15:18:21:24]cm, (5V4 [6:6:7:81/4:9V2]in), ending with a ws row. Shape Neck

Next Row. Patt 25 [27:30:35: 37:40], turn, leave rem 26 [28:31: 36:38:41] sts on a stitch holder. Working on these 25 [27:30:35: 37:40] sts only proceed as follows:-Next Row. Patt.

1 st at end (neck edge) in next and every foil alt row.

1 st at neck edge in next and every foil 4th row. 16 [18:20:25:25:28] sts.

Cont without shaping until front measures 23 [26:28:32:36:41]cm,

Shape Shoulder

Next Row. Patt.

With rs facing, slip 1 st onto a safety pin, rejoin yarn to rem 25 [27:30:35: 37:40] sts and patt to end. Next Row. Patt.

Complete to match first side of neck reversing shapings.

SLEEVES (Both alike)

Using 3V4mm needles cast on 34 [34: 38:38:42:42] sts, work 8 [8:8:10: 10:10] rows in 2x2 rib inc 1 st in centre of last row. 35 [35:39:39:43:43] sts. Change to 4mm needles and working in patt as given for Back (throughout) inc 1 st at each end of 5th and every foil 8th [6th :4th :4th :6th :4th] row to 43 [47:51:47:57:49] sts, working inc sts in patt.

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

Inc 1 st at each end of every foil [6th:6th:8th:6th] row to [57:59:

63:71] sts. For all 6 sizes

Cont without shaping until sleeve measures 15 [17:20:24:29:33]cm,

(6 [61/2:8:91/2: liy2: 13]in), or length required, ending with a ws row.

Shape Sleeve Top

Cast off 8 [9:11:11:12:14] sts in patt at beg of next 2 rows.

Cast off 8 [9:11:12:12:14] sts in patt at beg of next 2 rows.

NECKBAND

Join right shoulder seam. With rs facing, using 31/4mm needles pick up and knit 28 [32:40:40:44:48] sts evenly along left side of neck, knit 1 st left on a safety pin at centre of neck, pick up and knit 29 [33:41:41: 45:49] sts evenly along right side of neck and 19 [19:23:23:27:27] sts from 19 [19:21:21:25:25] cast off sts at back of neck. 77 [85:105:105:117:125] sts. 1st Row. (P2, k2) 12 [13:16:16: 18:19] times, pi, (k2, p2) 7 [8:10: 10:11:12] times.

2nd Row. (K2, p2) 6 [7:9:9:10:11] times, k2, p2tog, kl, p2togtbl, k2, (p2, k2) 11 [12:15:15:17:18] times. 3rd Row. (P2, k2) 11 [12:15:15: 17:18] times, p2, kl, pi, kl, p2, (k2, p2) 6 [7:9:9:10:11] times. 4th Row. (K2, p2) 6 [7:9:9:10:11] times, kl, si, kl, psso, kl, k2tog, kl, (p2, k2) 11 [12:15:15:17:18] times. 5th Row. (P2, k2) 11 [12:15:15: 17:18] times, p5, (k2, p2) 6 [7:9:9: 10:11] times.

6th Row. (K2, p2) 6 [7:9:9:10:11] times, si, kl, psso, kl, k2tog, (p2, k2) 11 [12:15:15:17:18] times. 7th Row. (P2, k2) 11 [12:15:15: 17:18] times, p3, (k2, p2) 6 [7:9: 9:10:11] times. 71 [79:91:99:111:119] sts. Cast off in patt working centre 5 sts as follows: - k2tog, kl, k2togtbl.

TO MAKE UP

Join left shoulder and neckband seams. 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%:5'/2:6: 6V4:7]in) from top of shoulder. Join side and sleeve seams. 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.

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