Right sleeve only Place marker at end of last row – this marker matches to front neck fasten-off point. Both sleeves Dec 1 st at marked front neck edge of next 9 rows and at same time dec 2 sts at back raglan edge of 3rd row. 2 sts Work 1 row, ending with RS facing for next row. Next row (RS): K2tog and fasten off.
Prepare for knitting the collar Press the pieces as described on the ball band. Then join both front and right back raglan seams using back stitch, or mattress stitch if preferred.
COLLAR With RS facing and using 4.5mm needles, pick up and knit 10 sts from top of left sleeve, 12 ( 12: 14: 14: 16) sts down left side of front neck, knit across 13 ( 13: 13: 13: 17) sts on front holder, pick up and knit 12 ( 12: 14: 14: 16) sts up right side of front neck, and 9 sts from top of right sleeve, then knit across 31 ( 31: 33: 33: 35) sts on back holder. 87 ( 87: 93: 93: 103) sts Row 1 (RS of collar, WS of body): Sl1, *k1, p1, rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. Beg with row 2, work in patt as given for back until collar meas 27cm (10½in), ending with RS of collar (WS of body) facing for next row. Cast off in patt.
MAKING UP Sew the remaining seams making sure you reverse collar seam for last 16cm (6 ½ in) to allow for the turn-back. Block out the piece of knitting following the instructions on the ball band. Darn in all ends neatly. Lisa’s cowl-neck jumper is designed to look casual and we loved it with rolled up sleeves!
This gorgeous cowl-neck jumper is from the book by Lisa Richardson, published by Rowan (RRP £9.50). Visit their website at