Sweater with Angled Armhole Back Armhole Shaping

The angled armhole is set in the same amount as the square armhole, but the indentation is gradual rather than perpendicular.

O Be§ next row (RS), dec 1 st each end every RS row the number of times specified for your size and gauge in Table 5. You should have rem the number of sts indicated for your size and gauge in Table 6.

© Continue working without further shaping until back measures 12 (13, Wh, 16,17'A) inches from CO edge for baby/child back or 19'A (21,22'A, 23'A, 24Vi, 26) inches from CO edge for adult back, ending with a WS row.

Q Go to "Sweater with Square or Angled Armhole Back: Shoulder Shaping," page 173.

Table 5. Sweater Back, Angled Armhole: Armhole Shaping

No. of Times to Dec 1 St Each End Every RS Row

Table 5. Sweater Back, Angled Armhole: Armhole Shaping

No. of Times to Dec 1 St Each End Every RS Row

Gauge

Baby/Child

Adult

2 sts/in.

2 times

3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4) times

3 sts/in.

3 times

4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) times

4 sts/in.

4 times

6 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) times

5 sts/in.

5 times

7 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9) times

6 sts/in.

6 times

9 (9, 9, 10, 10, 10) times

4 (4-4 V2, 5, 5-5V2, 6)"/ 6% (7, 7'/4, 7'/2, 7%, 8)"

Back: square armhole

2'/2 (3, ZV2, 4,4)7 4 (4'/2, 5, 5'/2, 6V2, 7)"

5V2 (6, 6V2, 7, 7'/2)7 8V2 (9, 9'/2, 10, IOV2, 11)"

6V2 (7, 8, 9, 10)"/ 11 (12, 13, 13'/2, 14, 15)"

11 (12, 14, 15, 16)"/ 18 (19, 20, 22, 24, 26)"

4 (4-4 V2, 5, 5-5V2, 6)"/ 63M (7, 7'/4, 7'/2, 7%, 8)"

1 2 V2 (3, 3'/2, 4,4)"/4 (4'/2, 5, 5'/2, 6'/2, 7)"

Back: angled armhole

5'/2 (6, 6V2, 7, 7'/2)"/ 8V2 (9, 9'/2, 10, 1OV2, 11)"

6'/2 (7, 8, 9, 10)"/ 11 (12, 13, 13'/2, 14, 15)"

11 (12, 14, 15, 16)"/ 18 (19, 20, 22, 24, 26)"

Table 6. Sweater Back, Angled Armhole: Stitches Remaining After Armhole Shaping

No. of Sts After Angled Armhole Shaping

Gauge

Baby/Child Adult

2 sts/in.

18 (20, 24, 26, 28) sts 30 (32, 34, 38,42,44) sts

3 sts/in.

27 (30, 36, 39, 42) sts 46 (49, 52, 56, 62, 66) sts

4 sts/in.

36 (40,48, 52, 56) sts 60 (64, 68, 74, 82, 88) sts

5 sts/in.

45 (50, 60, 65, 70) sts 76 (81, 86, 94, 104, 112) sts

6 sts/in. 54 (60,12,18, 84) sts 90 (96,102,112,124,136) sts

6 sts/in. 54 (60,12,18, 84) sts 90 (96,102,112,124,136) sts

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