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Garter sts: Knit all rows.
Pattern: See diagram M.1. The diagram shows the pattern from the right side.
Knitting tips: The st becomes “twisted” by knitting into back of st instead of the front.
Decreasing tips (applies to armhole):
Decrease within 4 garter sts from the right side. Dec as follows after 4 garter sts: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso.
Dec as follows before 4 garter sts: K2 tog.
Cast on 75-84-93-105-114-129 sts (includes 1 edge st each side, edge sts are knitted in garter st throughout) on needle size 4.5 mm/US 7 with Muskat.
Purl 1 row from WS.
Continue in diagram M.1 with 1 edge st each side.
When piece measures 8-8-8-10-10-10 cm / 3"-3"-3"-4"-4"-4" inc 1 st each side within the edge st on every 5 cm / 2'' a total of 5 times = 85-94-103-115-124-139 sts – incorporate the new sts in pattern as you go along.
When piece measures 32-33-34-35-36-37 cm / 12½''-13½''-13 3/8''-13¾''-14¼''-14½'' work 2 rows with garter sts over the outermost 8-9-10-12-13-16 sts each side (work remaining sts as before).
Then bind off the outermost 4-5-6-8-9-12 sts each side for armhole and dec for armhole each side on every other row – see Decreasing tips – a total of 5-8-10-12-13-17 times = 67-68-71-75-80-82 sts.
Continue in pattern as before with 4 sts in garter each side until finished measurements. At the same time when piece measures 40-42-43-44-45-46 cm / 15 3/4"-16½"-17"-17 1/4"-17 3/4"-18" put the middle 19-20-23-25-26-27 sts on holder for neck and work each side separately.
Bind off on neckline on every other row 2 sts 4 times and then on every 4th row 1 st 4 times = 12-12-12-13-15-15 sts left on each shoulder.
When piece measures 47-49-51-53-55-57 cm / 18½''-19¼''-20''-21''-21 5/8''-22½'' bind off the outermost 6-6-6-7-8-8 sts on each shoulder, work 1 row over remaining sts and bind off on next row, piece measures approx 48-50-52-54-56-58 cm / 19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''.
Cast on and work as front piece.
Bind off for armhole as described for front piece.
When piece measures 46-48-50-52-54-56 cm / 18''-19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22'' bind off the middle 39-40-43-45-46-47 sts for neck and dec 1 st on each neck line every other row 2 times.
At the same time when piece measures 47-49-51-53-55-57 cm / 18½''-19¼''-20''-21''-21 5/8''-22½'' bind off for shoulder as described for front piece, piece measures approx 48-50-52-54-56-58 cm / 19''-19¾''-20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''.
Sew shoulder seams.
Neck: Pick up approx 96 to 122 sts around the neckline (incl sts from holder at front piece) using 40 cm (16") circular needle size 4 mm/US 6 with Muskat.
Purl 1 round, knit 1 round and bind off on next round in purled sts.
Sew side seams within 1 edge st.
K into back of loop from RS, P into back of loop from WS
K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
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