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NOTE

Use I strand each A and B held log throughout.

With I strand each A and B held tog. cast on 112 sts Work in gaiter st for 275cm. Work in St st for 4 rows. Place a marker at 33 Ms from each edge. Ike row (RS) K to 2 sts before first marker. k2tog. si marker, k to 2nd marker, si marker. k2tog. k to end. Rep dec row every 4th row 24 times more -62 sts Rep dec row every 2nd row X times—46 sts

Shoulder shaping

Bind off 5 sts at beg of next 4 rows. Bind off rem 26 sts for back neck.

With 1 strand each A and B held tog. cast on 56 sts. Work in garter st for275cm. Work in St st for 4 rows. Place a marker at 33 sts from side edge. Ike row (RS) K to first marker, si

Neck shaping

Next row (\VS) Bind off 5 sts (neck edge), work to end Cont to bind off at neck edge 3 sts once, then dec I st every 2nd row 5 times. AT SAME TIME, cont dec at marker. After all decs have

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marker. k2tog. k to end. Work dec same as back. AT SAME TIME, when piece measures 6715.5cm from beg. work as foil:

row (WS) Work to last 3 sts of first side. k3 (edge sts), work sts of 2nd side. Cont as established, working both sides at same times and keeping 3 edge sts in garter st and cont dec at marker as before, until piece measures 17743cm from beg. Cut 2nd hall of yam and work all sts in one piece (eliminating 3 sts in garter st). and cont dec at marker, until 29 sts rem end with a RS row.

Next row (RS) Work lo marker, join 2nd ball of yam. k3 (edge sts). k to end. Next

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Sized for Small, Medium and

Large and shown in size Medium.

With D. work as for left sleeve.

(make 1 with B and I with D) Cast on 15(17.19) st.s and work in seed st for 25'. (26. 26Vj)764.5 (66. 67.5)cm. Bind off.

GAUGE

SEED STITCH

NOTE

(make 1 with B and I with D) Cast on 15(17.19) st.s and work in seed st for 25'. (26. 26Vj)764.5 (66. 67.5)cm. Bind off.

With D. cast on 15 (17. 19) sts and work in seed st for 23': (24. 24V,)7S9.5 (61. 62)cm. end with a RS row.

Next row (WS) Bind off 10 sts (neck edge), work to end. IX*c I st at neck edge inv/r row 4 (4. 5) times. Work even until same as side panel. Bind oft'rem I (3. 4) sts for shoulder.

With C, work to correspond to left front, reversing neck shaping.

With B. cast on 31 (32. 33) sts. Work in seed st. inc I st each side (working inc sts into seed st) every 4th row 2 (4. 5) times, every 6th row II (10. 10) times— 57 ((»0, 63) sts. Work even until piece measures 16 (16%, 17)740.5 (42. 43.5 k*m from beg. Bind off loosely.

tog. pick up and k 50 sts evenly akmg the side of pocket opening without the gaiter st edge. Work m k2. p2 rib for 172.5cm. Bind off in nb. Sew .sides of band in place. Sew on buttons. ❖

Sized for Small, Medium and

Large and shown in size Medium.

  • Butt (elated) 40 (45. 50)7101.5 (114.127)cm
  • Length 25 V* (26.26Vi)764.5 (66. 67 )cm
  • I'pper arm 19 (20. 21 »74« (50.5. 53)cm
  • 5 I '.oz/SOg balls (each approx 60yd 55m) of S. Charles Collc-/loncTahkfStacy Charles. Inc. Sabnna (woolvi.scosc'ncry lic/poly each in 022 red multi (A). »23 orange multi (B). #20 brown multi (C)
  • 7 balls in *2I olive multi (D)
  • I I '.<v,50y bull (each approx 83yd'75m) of S Charles Colle/ioneT ahki'Stacy Charles, Inc. MtrmoCaNc(wool) in «109 black (E)
  • One pair size 10 (6mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • Size 19 (5.5mm) crochet hook

12 sts and 20 rows 4710cm over seed st using Sabnna and size 10 (6mm) needles. TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

Row I (RS) *KI. pi; rep from * to end. Row 2 K the purl sts and p the knit sts. Rep row 2 for seed st.

Fronts are made in four separate panels (two for each front) that are crocheted together.

With A. cast on 60 (68. 75) sts. Work in teed st for 25'/: (26. 26Vj)764.5 (66. 67)cm. Bind off.

With D. work as for left sleeve.

NOTE Work in stripes as desired to use up leftover amounts of yam. Cast on 71 sts. Work in seed st for 11728cm. Bind off loosely. Fold in half widthwisc and with crochet hook and E, join bound-off edges tog for top of hood.

With RS facing, crochet hook and E, work a row of sc evenly along edges of all pieces that need to be seamed. Join pieces tog with sc and E, that is. join side panels to left and right fronts, join shoulder scams, join top of sleeve to front and back armholc. join side and sleeve seams. Join cast-on edge of hood around neck edge.

With RS facing, crochet hook and E. work a row of sc evenly along entire outside edge of jacket and hood. Do not turn. Work a row of reverse sc (from left to right). Work edging in same way along lower edge of each sleeve ^

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