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Garter st, back and forth on needle: K all rows
Pattern: See diagram M.1 and M.2.
The diagram shows the pattern from the RS side.
Note! On row 14 in M.1 and on row 15 in M.2 cast on 7 new sts at the end of row.
Decreasing tip (applies to neckline):
Dec on the inside of M.1/M.2. Make all dec from RS!
Dec as follows after M.1: slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso
Dec as follows before M.2: K2 tog.
Back piece: Cast on 82-90-98-108-118-128 sts (includes 1 edge st each side) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7]. Work 4 rows garter st and continue in stockinette st. Remember the knitting gauge! When piece measures 6 cm [2.4] dec 1 st each side on every 3 cm [1.1] a total of 5 times = 72-80-88-98-108-118 sts. When piece measures 22-23-24-25-26-27 cm [8.7-9-9½-9.7-10.2-10.6] inc 1 st each side on every 2 cm [3/4] a total of 7 times = 86-94-102-112-122-132 sts.
When piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm [15.2-15.7-16.1-16½-17-17.2] bind off for armhole each side on every other row: 3 sts 1-1-1-1-2-2 times, 2 sts 1-2-3-4-5-6 times and 1 st 1-2-3-5-4-6 times = 74-76-78-80-82-84 sts. Continue in stockinette st until piece measures 54-56-58-60-62-64 cm [21.2-22- 22.7-23.6-24.4-25.2] and now bind off the middle 24-24-24-26-26-26 sts for neck. Dec to shape the neckline on every other row: 1 st 4 times = 21-22-23-23-24-25 sts left on each shoulder. Bind off when piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm [22.7"-23.6"-24.4"-25.2"-26"-26.7"].
Right front piece: Cast on 52-56-60-65-70-75 sts (includes 1 edge st at side) on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7]. Work 4 rows garter st and work next row as follows from RS: M.1, stockinette st on remaining sts. Dec and inc at side as described for back piece. At the same time when piece measures 38 cm  dec for neckline inside M.1 see Decreasing tip: 1 st on every 6-5-5-5-5-6 cm [2.4-2-2-2-2-2.4] a total of 4-4-4-5-5-5 times. At the same time when piece measures 39-40-41-42-43-44 cm [15.2-15.7-16.1-16½-17-17.2] bind off for armhole as described for back piece. After all dec for neckline and armhole are complete there are 44-45-46-46-47-48 sts left on row (If youre at the beg or end of M.1, if elsewhere in M.1 this number may be up to 7 sts less). When piece measures 58-60-62-64-66-68 cm [22.7"-23.6"-24.4"-25.2"-26"-26.7"] bind off the outermost 21-22-23-23-24-25 sts for shoulder = between 16 and 23 sts left on row. Continue in pattern as before on these sts for 8-8-8-9-9-9 cm [3.1-3.1-3.1-3½-3½-3½] (this part is to be stretched slightly when sewn on to neckline on back piece). Put remaining sts on a thread.
Left front piece: Cast on and work like right front piece, but mirrored, i.e. work M.2 on sts towards mid front.
Sleeve: The cuff is knitted separately and worked crosswise. Sts are then picked up on the upper side of the cuff and sleeve worked from cuff up.
Cuff: Cast on 37 sts on needle size 4.5 mm [US 7] and work M.1 with 1 garter st on the left side of piece. Work 5-5-5-6-6-6 vertical repeats of M.1 and bind off.
Sleeve: Pick up 60-60-60-70-70-70 sts along the garter st edge on the cuff inside 1 edge st. Work 1 row garter st from WS, at the same time dec evenly to 50-52-56-60-62-64 sts. Now measure piece from here! Continue in stockinette st, at the same time when piece measures 2 cm [3/4] inc 1 st each side on every 3-2.5-2.5-2-2-1.5 cm [1.1-0.9-0.9-2-2-1.5] a total of 10-11-11-12-13-14 times = 70-74-78-84-88-92 sts. When piece measures 31-30-29-28-27-26 cm [12.2-11.7-11.4-11-10.6-10.2] (less on the larger sizes because of larger sleeve cap) dec to shape the sleeve cap each side on every other row: 3 sts 1 time, 2 sts 3 times, 1 st 2-4-5-6-8-10 times, then 2 sts each side until piece measures 38 cm , dec 3 sts each side 1 time and bind off remaining sts. Sleeve measures approx 58 cm [22.75], incl cuff.
Assembly: Sew shoulder seams. Sew tog collar mid back sew in the outermost sts to avoid a chunky seam. Sew collar to neckline, stretch collar slightly. Set in sleeves and sew side and sleeve seams inside 1 edge st.
K from RS, P from WS
P from RS, K from WS
slip 1 st as if to knit, K1, psso
slip 1 st as if to knit, K2 tog, psso
1 yo between 2 sts
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