Shape Front Slope

Row 23 (RS) Patt to last 9 sts, k2tog, rib 7. [58 (64: 70://: 84)sts]

Keeping patt correct and working ail front slope decreases as set by last row, dec 1 st at front slope edge of 4th and 4 (5:6:7:7) foil 4th rows. [53 (58:63:69:76) sts]

Work 3 (3:1:1: 3) rows, ending with RSfacingfor next row.


Cast off 21 (24:27: 30: 33) sts at beg of next row, then 22 (25:27:31:34) sts at beg of foil alt row. [7 sts]

Cont in rib as set on rem 7 sts for a further 4% (4%: 4^:4%: 5)in (11,5 (11.5:12:12:12.5)cm}(for back neck border extension), ending with RSfacingfor next row. Cast off in rib.

Now insert the left-hand needle into the slipped stitch on the right-hand needle and lift it over the knitted stitch.

Continue knitting until the end of the row, and your slipped stitch should look like this.


Ip nfo

Abbreviations ait alternate beg beginning cont continue dec decrease foil following inc increase

K knit k2tog knit 2 stitches together me as measures

P purl p2tog purl 2 stitches together psso pass slipped stitch over rep repeat

RS right side si slip stitch st(s) stitch (es)

WS wrongslde yfwd yarnforward yrn yarn round needle

  • K on RS, Pan WS [o] yfwd
  • k2tog



Cast on 59 (65:71:78:85) sts using 3%mm needles.

Work as given for back from **to **. Row 17 (RS) Kl, (Kl, PI) 3 times, Ktoend. Row 18 Pto last 7sts, (Kl, PI) 3times, Kl. These 2 rows set the front opening edge 7 sts in rib.

Beg and ending rows as indicated and repeating the 12 row patt rep thro ugh out, cont in patt from chart as foils:

Row 19 (RS) Rib 7, patt last 52 (58:64:71:78) sts as row 1 of chart.

Row 20 Patt first 52 (58:64:71:78) StS as row 2 of chart, rib 7,

These 2 rows set the sts -front opening edge 7 sts still In rib with all other sts now in patt from chart.

Keeping sts correct as set, work 2 rows, ending with RSfaclngfor next row,

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