“TH­ESE PAT­TERNS EN­COUR­AGE YOU GIVE YOU A GREAT EX­CUSE TO PLAY TO EX­PER­I­MENT WITH COLOUR.” &

Knit Today Magazine - - Inspiring Colour -

L

101-107

40-42

144

56½

62

24½

35

14

XL

112-117

44-46

152

60

63

25

35

14

XXL

122-127

48-50

162

64

64

25¼

35

14 FRONT The gar­ment pat­terns for front and back are the same but the stripes are dif­fer­ent. If you pre­fer to have a match­ing front and back you can fol­low the pat­tern for one side only but this will af­fect yarn amounts.

Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles and MC cast on 122 ( 130: 142: 150: 162) sts. Row 1 (RS): P2 (k2, p2) to end of row. Row 2 (WS): K2 (p2, k2) to end of row. Rep the last two rows twice more. You should have worked six rows of k2, p2 rib. Change to 4mm nee­dles Sizes 12-14, 16-18, 20-22, Row 7 (RS): Knit. Row 8 (WS): Purl. Th­ese two rows form stock­ing stitch. Rep th­ese rows a fur­ther – ( 0: 2: 3: 4) times.

24-26

All sizes Now con­tinue in stock­ing stitch and beg stripe se­quence, work­ing un­til piece mea­sures 58 ( 59: 60: 61: 62) cm, 22¾ 23¼ :23¾: 24: 24¼) in, from cast on edge, end­ing with a RS row.

Shape shoul­ders Con­tinue in stripe se­quence through­out, but at this point you should be back to work­ing in yarn MC only. Cast off 12 ( 14: 15: 16: 18) next four rows. Cast off 14 ( 13: 16: 17: 18) next two rows. Cast off rem 46 on WS.

sts

sts

at beg

at beg

( 48: 50: 52: 54)

sts

knit­wise

BACK Work as for front but fol­low stripe se­quence for back as given.

of

of

Sleeves (make two alike) Us­ing 3.25mm nee­dles and yarn MC cast

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