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The Knitter - - Tiger -

Cont straight un­til Sleeve meas 26 ( 30: 34) cm, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

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Cast off 2 ( 3: 3) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 51 ( 53: 55) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next 5 rows, then on foll 3 ( 4: 5) alt rows, then on foll 7 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. 21 sts. Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off rem 15 sts. Block pieces gen­tly, fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band. Join right shoul­der seam us­ing back stitch, or mat­tress stitch if pre­ferred.

NECKBAND

Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles and yarn A, and with RS fac­ing, pick up and knit 10 ( 13: 13) sts down left side of front neck, K across 24 ( 24: 26) sts on front holder, pick up and knit 10 ( 13: 13) sts up right side of front neck, and 4 sts down right side of back neck, K across 30 ( 32: 34) sts on back holder, then pick up and knit 4 sts up left side of back neck. 82 ( 90: 94) sts. Beg with row 2, work in rib as given for Back for 7 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Cast off in rib.

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