PAT­TERN NOTE

The Knitter - - Braden -

The gar­ment is worked en­tirely us­ing one strand each of yarns A and B held to­gether.

BACK

Us­ing 4.5mm nee­dles and one strand each of yarns A and B held to­gether, cast on 81 ( 91: 99: 109: 117) sts. Row 1 (RS): K1, *P1, K1; rep from * to end. Row 2: As row 1. Th­ese 2 rows form moss st. Work­ing in moss st through­out, cont as folls: Work a fur­ther 20 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Dec 1 st at each end of next and 4 foll 10th rows. 71 ( 81: 89: 99: 107) sts. Work 17 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Inc 1 st at each end of next and 3 foll 10th rows. 79 ( 89: 97: 107: 115) sts. Cont straight un­til Back meas 37 ( 38: 38 : 39: 39 ) cm, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE ARMHOLES

Cast off 3 ( 4: 5: 6: 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 73 ( 81: 87: 95: 101) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next 3 ( 5: 5: 7: 7) rows, then on foll 3 alt rows. 61 ( 65: 71: 75: 81) sts.

Cont straight un­til arm­hole meas 19 ( 20 :22: 23 :25) cm, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE SHOUL­DERS AND BACK NECK

Next row (RS): Cast off 3 ( 4: 4: 5: 5) sts, moss st un­til there are 16 ( 17: 19: 20: 22) sts on right nee­dle and turn, leav­ing rem sts on a holder. Work each side of neck sep­a­rately. Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 4 rows and AT THE SAME TIME cast off 4 ( 4: 5: 5: 6) sts at beg of 2nd and foll alt row. Work 1 row. Cast off rem 4 ( 5: 5: 6: 6) sts.

With RS fac­ing, re­join yarns and cast off cen­tre 23 ( 23: 25: 25: 27) sts, moss st to end. Com­plete to match first side, rev­ers­ing shap­ings.

LEFT FRONT

Us­ing 4.5mm nee­dles and one strand each of yarns A and B held to­gether, cast on 44 ( 49: 53: 58: 62) sts. Row 1 (RS): *K1, P1; rep from * to last 0 ( 1: 1: 0: 0) st, K0 ( 1: 1: 0: 0). Row 2: K0 ( 1: 1: 0: 0), *P1, K1; rep from * to end. Th­ese 2 rows form moss st. Work­ing in moss st through­out, cont as folls: Work a fur­ther 20 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

Dec 1 st at beg of next and 4 foll 10th rows. 39 ( 44: 48: 53: 57) sts. Work 17 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Inc 1 st at beg of next and 3 foll 10th rows. 43 ( 48: 52: 57: 61) sts.

Cont straight un­til Left Front matches Back to beg of arm­hole shap­ing, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE ARM­HOLE

Cast off 3 ( 4: 5: 6: 7) sts at beg of next row. 40 ( 44: 47: 51: 54) sts. Work 1 row. Dec 1 st at arm­hole edge of next 3 ( 5: 5: 7: 7) rows, then on foll 3 alt rows. 34 ( 36: 39: 41: 44) sts.

Cont straight un­til 13 ( 13: 15: 15: 17) rows less have been worked than on Back to beg of shoul­der shap­ing, end­ing with WS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE FRONT NECK

Cast off 11 sts at beg of next row, plac­ing a

marker on the 9th cast-off st. 23 ( 25: 28: 30: 33) sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 5 rows, then on foll 3 ( 3: 4: 4: 5) alt rows. 15 ( 17: 19: 21: 23) sts. Work 1 row, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE SHOUL­DER

Cast off 3 ( 4: 4: 5: 5) sts at beg of next and foll 0 ( 2: 0: 2: 0) alt rows, then 4 (-:5:-:6) sts at beg of foll 2 (-:2:-:2) alt rows. Work 1 row. Cast off rem 4 ( 5: 5: 6: 6) sts.

Mark po­si­tions for 5 but­tons along Left Front opening edge – first but­ton to come level with row 21, top but­ton to come just be­low beg of arm­hole shap­ing, and rem 3 but­tons evenly spaced be­tween.

RIGHT FRONT

Us­ing 4.5mm nee­dles and one strand each of yarns A and B held to­gether, cast on 44 ( 49: 53: 58: 62) sts. Row 1 (RS): K0 ( 1: 1: 0: 0), *P1, K1; rep from * to end. Row 2: *K1, P1; rep from * to last 0 ( 1: 1: 0: 0) st, K0 ( 1: 1: 0: 0). Th­ese 2 rows form moss st. Work­ing in moss st through­out, cont as folls: Work a fur­ther 18 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

Row 21 (RS): Moss st 2 sts, work 2 tog, yo (to make a but­ton­hole), moss st to end. Mak­ing a fur­ther 4 but­ton­holes in this way to cor­re­spond with po­si­tions marked for but­tons on Left Front and not­ing that no fur­ther ref­er­ence will be made to but­ton­holes, cont as folls: Work 1 row, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Dec 1 st at end of next and 4 foll 10th rows. 39 ( 44: 48: 53: 57) sts.

Com­plete to match Left Front, rev­ers­ing shap­ings.

SLEEVES

Us­ing 4.5mm nee­dles and one strand each of yarns A and B held to­gether, cast on 35 ( 37: 39: 39: 41) sts. Work­ing in moss st as given for Back through­out, cont as folls: Inc 1 st at each end of 11th ( 9th: 9th: 7th: 7th) and ev­ery foll 12th ( 10th: 10th: 8th: 8th) row to 53 ( 45: 55: 49: 61) sts, then on ev­ery foll 14th ( 12th: 12th: 10th: 10th) row un­til there are 57 ( 61: 65: 69: 73) sts.

Cont straight un­til Sleeve meas 45 ( 45: 46: 46: 46) cm, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row.

SHAPE TOP

Cast off 3 ( 4: 5: 6: 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 51 ( 53: 55: 57: 59) sts.

Dec 1 st at each end of next 3 rows, then on foll alt row, then on 6 foll 4th rows. 31 ( 33: 35: 37: 39) sts. Work 1 row. Dec 1 st at each end of next and ev­ery foll alt row un­til 23 sts rem, then on foll 5 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Cast off rem 13 sts.

MAK­ING UP

Press pieces care­fully, fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band. Join both shoul­der seams us­ing back stitch, or mat­tress stitch if pre­ferred.

COL­LAR

Us­ing 4.5mm nee­dles and one strand each of yarns A and B held to­gether, cast on 63 ( 63: 69: 69: 75) sts. Work­ing in moss st as given for Back through­out, cont as folls: Work 16 rows, end­ing with RS fac­ing for next row. Place mark­ers at both ends of last row.

Dec 1 st at each end of next 10 rows. 43 ( 43: 49: 49: 55) sts. Cast off 3 ( 3: 4: 4: 5) sts at beg of next 4 rows. 31 ( 31: 33: 33: 35) sts. Cast off.

Match­ing mark­ers on col­lar to mark­ers on front neck cast-off edges, sew shaped edge of col­lar to neck edge of back and fronts, plac­ing col­lar cast-off edge along back neck edge.

Set in sleeves us­ing the set-in method. Sew side and sleeve seams.

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