SLEEVES MAK­ING UP

Work 1 row. Cast off.

The Knitter - - Oban -

Us­ing 4mm nee­dles, cast on 32 ( 36: 36: 36: 40: 40) sts, work as for Back to **. Next row: P3 ( 4: 4: 5: 6: 6), *M1, P5 ( 9: 9: 5: 9: 9); rep from * to last 4 ( 5: 5: 6: 7: 7) sts, M1, P to end. 38 ( 40: 40: 42: 44: 44) sts. Change to 5mm nee­dles. Row 1 (RS): K5, P8 ( 9: 9: 10: 11: 11), work 12 sts from row 1 of panel, P8 ( 9: 9: 10: 11: 11), K5. Row 2: P5, K8 ( 9: 9: 10: 11: 11), work 12 sts from row 2 of panel, K8 ( 9: 9: 10: 11: 11), P5. Keep­ing panel cor­rect to match Front and Back, shape sleeve by inc 1 st at each end of next row, then on ev­ery foll 6th ( 6th: 4th: 4th: 4th: 4th) row un­til there are 54 ( 66: 54: 58: 72: 84) sts, then on ev­ery foll 8th ( 8th: 6th: 6th: 6th: 6th) row un­til there are 66 ( 70: 76: 80: 86: 90) sts, tak­ing ex­tra sts into st st. Work straight un­til Sleeve meas 47 ( 47: 47: 48: 48: 48) cm from beg, end­ing after a WS row.

SHAPE RAGLAN

Rows 1-2: Cast off 3 ( 4: 5: 6: 7: 8) sts, work to end. 60 ( 62: 66: 68: 72: 74) sts. Row 3: K1, K2­tog tbl, work to last 3 sts, K2­tog, K1. 2 sts dec’d. Row 4: K1, P1, work to last 2 sts, P1, K1. Row 5: K2, work to last 2 sts, K2. Row 6: As row 4. Rep the last 4 rows 1 ( 1: 2: 3: 2: 3) times more, end­ing after row 6. 56 ( 58: 60: 60: 66: 66) sts. Now rep rows 3-4 only un­til 6 ( 6: 8: 8: 8: 8) sts rem, end­ing after row 4. Slip sts on a length of yarn.

NECKBAND

Join raglan shap­ing. Us­ing 4mm nee­dles and with RS fac­ing, pick up and knit 15 ( 18: 18: 21: 22: 23) sts evenly round right front neck, K across right sleeve sts, K across back neck sts, dec 2 ( 2: 0: 2: 2: 2) sts evenly across, K across left sleeve sts, fi­nally pick up and knit 15 ( 18: 18: 21: 22: 23) sts evenly round left front neck. 68 ( 76: 84: 88: 92: 96) sts. Beg with Row 2, work 21 rows in rib as for Back. Cast off loosely in rib. Place a marker at each end of 11th row.

BUT­TON­HOLE BOR­DER

Us­ing 4mm nee­dles and with RS fac­ing, pick up and K40 ( 40: 44: 44: 48: 44) sts evenly along left side of neck, com­menc­ing at marker. Beg with Row 2 work 3 rows in rib as for Back. Next row: Rib 4, *cast off 3 sts, rib 6 ( 6: 7: 7: 8: 7) – in­clud­ing st on RH nee­dle after cast-off; rep from * twice more, cast off 3 sts, rib to end. Next row: Rib to end, cast­ing on 3 sts neatly in each place where sts were cast off. Work 4 more rows in rib as set. Cast off in rib. Work but­ton bor­der to match, omit­ting but­ton­holes. Omit­ting rib­bing, press work lightly on WS, fol­low­ing any yarn care in­struc­tions on the ball band. Join side and sleeve seams. Sew side edges of but­ton and but­ton­hole borders to 8 cast-off sts. Fold neckband in half to WS and hem in po­si­tion. Sew on but­tons. Press seams.

The but­ton placket is worked in rib

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