SHAPE SHOUL­DERS

Simply Knitting - - The Snowman Jumper -

Next row (RS) Cast off 4 (4: 4: 4: 4: 5) sts, knit to cen­tral cast off. [8 (9: 9: 9: 10: 11) sts] Purl 1 row. Next row Cast off re­man­ing 8 (9: 9: 9: 10: 11) sts.

SLEEVE (MAKE 2)

Cast on 36 (40: 44: 48: 52: 56) sts us­ing 3.5mm nee­dles and Yarn A. Row 1 Knit.

Row 2 (K1, P1) to end of the row.

Last 2 rows set 1x1 garter rib. Con­tinue in 1x1 garter rib for 10 more rows. Change to 4mm nee­dles, con­tin­u­ing in stock­ing stitch for 6 rows. In­crease 1 st at each end of the next and ev­ery foll 6th row un­til there are 52 (56: 62: 64: 76: 82) sts. Con­tinue with­out shap­ing un­til the sleeve mea­sures 24 (28: 30: 33: 36: 40)cm. Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. [46 (50: 56: 58: 70: 76) sts]

Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. [42 (46: 52: 54: 66: 72) sts]

Work 1 (1: 0: 1: 1: 0) rows straight.

Dec 1 st at each end of the foll 11 (13: 16: 17: 21: 24) rows.

[20 (20: 20: 20: 24: 24) sts.

Cast off 5 (5: 5: 5: 6: 6) sts at the beg of next 4 rows.

NECK­BAND

Join left shoul­der seam. With RS fac­ing, us­ing 3.5mm nee­dles, pick up and knit 4 sts down right back neck, pick up and knit across 28

(30: 32: 32: 34: 36) Back sts, pick up and knit 4 sts up left back neck, pick up and knit 14 sts down left front slope, pick up and knit across 10 (12: 12: 12: 14: 16) Front sts, pick up and knit 14 sts up right front neck. [74 (78: 80: 80: 84: 88) sts]

Work in 1x1 garter rib as set on Back for 6 rows.

Cast off loosely us­ing a 4mm nee­dle.

MAK­ING UP

Join right shoul­der and neck­band seam. Set sleeves into arm­holes. Join side and sleeve seams. Us­ing Yarn G, du­pli­cate stitch eyes and back­stitch the mouth. Us­ing Yarn H satin stitch the nose us­ing im­age as a guide. Gen­tly block to mea­sure­ments fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band.

Com­plete The Snow­man’s de­tails with satin stitch, Swiss darn­ing and back­stitch

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