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Rico De­sign www.rico-de­sign.co.uk

The Knitter - - Lockwood -

across. 53 ( 57: 61: 63: 69) sts. Change to 4.5mm nee­dles. Be­gin patt as folls: Row 1 (RS): K1 ( 3:5: 1: 4), P1, (K2­tog, yo, K2, P1, K2, yo, skpo, P1) to last 1 ( 3:5: 1: 4) sts, K to end. Row 2 and ev­ery alt row: Purl. Cont in patt to match Front and Back and work­ing ex­tra sts in st st shape sleeve by inc 1 st at each end of next ( next: next: 3rd: 3rd) row, then on ev­ery foll 4th ( 4th: 3rd: alt: alt) row un­til there are 63 ( 67: 73: 77: 83) sts. Work a few rows straight un­til Sleeve meas 13cm at cen­tre, end­ing af­ter a P row.

SHAPE TOP

Cast off loosely 4 ( 4:5: 6: 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 3 ( 4:4: 5: 6) sts at beg of foll 2 rows. 49 ( 51: 55: 55: 59) sts. Work 0 ( 2:4: 6: 4) rows straight. Dec 1 st at each end of next row, then on ev­ery foll 4th row un­til 37 ( 39: 43: 43: 45) sts rem. Dec 1 st at each end of ev­ery foll alt row un­til 31 ( 33: 37: 37: 39) sts rem, then on ev­ery row un­til 25 ( 27: 31: 31: 33) sts rem. Cast off.

COL­LAR

(make 2 pieces alike) Be­gin at outer edge. Us­ing 4mm nee­dles, cast on 43 ( 47: 52: 56: 61) sts evenly. Work in garter st for 6 ( 7:8: 8: 9)cm. Cast off loosely knit­wise.

NECK EDG­ING

Join shoul­ders. Us­ing 4mm nee­dles, and with RS fac­ing, pick up and knit 13 ( 14: 15: 16: 17) sts from left side of back neck, pick up and knit 18 ( 19: 22: 23: 26) sts evenly down left side of front neck, K across 19 ( 21: 23: 25: 27) sts from stitch holder, pick up and knit 18 ( 19: 22: 23: 26) sts evenly up right side of front neck, fi­nally pick up and knit 13 ( 14: 15: 16: 17) sts from right side of back neck. 81 ( 87: 97: 103: 113) sts. Knit 2 rows. Cast off evenly knit­wise.

TO MAKE UP

Omit­ting rib­bing and col­lar, press work lightly on WS, fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band. Stitch cast-off edges of col­lar pieces to neck edg­ing. Sew in sleeves. Join side and sleeve seams. Sew but­tons to edge of back neck edg­ing. Work a but­ton loop for each by in­sert­ing a cro­chet hook into the cor­re­spond­ing stitch on the op­po­site edge, chain 5, then fas­ten off in the next stitch. Press seams, fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band. Weave in ends.

Back neck has a but­toned open­ing

BLOCK­ING DI­A­GRAM

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