Take Time To Check Gauges Back

With size 6 (4mm) needles and MC. cast on 91 1101.111.121) sts Work in k I. p I nb for 275cm. dee I st on last row -90 (100. IK). 120) sts. Change to size 8 (5mm) needles and work in St si until piece measures 11 "/28cm from beg Dec ruw (RS) K3. ssk. work to last 5 sts. tog. k3 88 (98. 108. 118) sts. Cont in St st. rep dec row every 8th row 4 times more 80 (40. 100. 110) sts Work even until piece measures 17(17. 174. 174)743 (43. 44.5.44.5)cm from beg Inc ruw (RS) K3. Ml. work to list 3 sts. Ml. k3 82 (92. 102. 112) sts. Cont in St st. rep inc row every 6th tow 4 times more 'XI (100. 110. 120) sts Work even until piece measures 22 (22. 224. 22' .• >756 (56. 57. 57)cm from beg Raglan armhole shaping Dcc row (RS) K3. ssk. work to last 5 sis. k2tog. k3—88 (98. 108. 118) sts. Rep dcc row every other row 27 (32. 36. 40) tunes more, every 4th row 2 (0.0.0) times. Hind off rem 30 ( 34. 36. 38) sts for back neck.

LEFT FRONT

With size 6 (4mm) needles and MC. cast on 41 (46. 52. 56) sts. Work in kl. pl rib for 275cm. dcc I st on last row 40 (45. 51. 55) sts. Change to size 8 (5mm) needles. Work in St st. keeping I st at front edge in gaiter st. and work side dec and inc at side edge only (beg of RS rows) as for luck 40 (45. 51. 55) sts Work even until piece measures same as back to amiholc. Armhole and neck shaping Shape amiholc at side edge as for back. AT SAME TIME, when there are 17(19. 23. 26) sts. work as foil: Neck shaping

Next row (WS) Hind off 4 sts (neck edge), work to end. Cont armhole shaping, bind off 2 (2. 3. 3) sts from neck edge once (twice, twice, twice), dcc 1 st every other row 4 times.

RIGHT FRONT

Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping.

SLEEVES

With size II (8mm) needles and I strand each MC and CC. cast on 32 (32. 34. 34) sts Work in garter st for 275cm. inc 13(13. 15. 15) sts evenly across last row -45 (45.49.49) sts Change to size 8 (5mm) needles and MC ami work in Si st. inc I st each side ex cry 10th (4th. 4th, 4th) row 10 (4. 13. 25) times, then cxcry 0 (6th. 6th. 0) row 0 (14. 8. 0) times-«5 (81. 91. 99) sts. Work even until piece measures 17" 43cm from beg

Raglan cap shaping

Dec row (RS) K3. ssk. work to last 5 sts. k2tog. k3 63 (79. 89. 97) sts. Rep dcc row every other row 17 (32. 36. 40) tunes more, every 4th row 7 (0.0.0) times. Bind off rem 15(15. 17. 17) sts.

FINISHING

Block picccs to measurements. Sew- raglnn sleeve caps to raglan armholcs. Sew side and sleeve warns

HOOD

With RS facing, size 8 (5mm) needles and MC, pick up and k 60 (62. 66. 68) sts evenly around

15"

ncck edge. I' I row on WS. Next row (RS) K2 (4. 10. 13). (Ml. k2) 29(27. 23.21) times, k0(4, 10. 13)—«9 sts Mark st at center back neck Work in St st, keeping first and last st in garter st. for 5 rows Inc row (RS) Work to marked st. Ml. kl. MI. wotk to end '> I sts. Rep inc row even 12th row 4 times more -99 sts. Work even until hood measures 11 "/28cm. end w ith a WS row. Remove marker at ccntcr back.

Dcc row I (RS) Work 48 sts, SK2I\ work 48 sts 97 sts. Work I row even. IXx row 2 Work 47 sts. SK2P. work 47 sts—95 sts Work I row even Cont in this way to dcc 2 sts at center every other row 7 times more 81 sts Next row (WS) Work 39 sts. k2tog. do not work to end of row There arc 40 sts on each of two needles f old piece in half with points of two needles at ccntcr of row, With a 3rd needle, work 3-needle bind off to join pieces tog. Front border

With RS facing, size 11 (8mm) circular needle and I strand cach CC and MC held tog. pick up and k 100 (102. UK». 110) sts evenly along nght front. 95 sts along hood and 100 (102. 106. 110) sts along left front edge—295 (299. 307. 315) sts. Work in garter st for 172.5cm. Bind off loosely. <r

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