Size: 2 years
With col. B and needles no 3½ mm (UK 9)(US 4) pick up from the right side 54 sts along the edge of beginning of the 1st knitted piece. Watch out not to pick up sts over the cable which is part of the armhole. From the right side of the knit the pieces together and cast off at the same time. Close the pieces at the other side in the same way.
Back: pick up 80 sts from the right side with needles no 3½ mm (UK 9)(US 4) and col. B. Work 1 row back in pattern II. Change to col. A with 1 row in knit and continue in pattern II. When armhole measures 12 cm cast off the centre 16 sts and complete each shoulder one at the time. Cast off at neck side on every 2nd row 4 sts 2 times. At the same time as the 1st cast off cast off, for shoulder, from armhole side in 3 turns which are 8 sts 3 times. Complete the other shoulder in the same way.
Front: work as described for the back until armhole measures 7 cm (2¾ inches). Cast off the centre 8 sts and complete each shoulder one at the time. Cast off at neck side, for shaping the neck line, on every 2nd row 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times, 1 st 4 times. At the same time when the armholes measures same height as at the back cast off for shoulder as described for the back. Complete the other shoulder in the same way.
Make up: knit up around 60 sts at each armhole with col. A and needles no 3 mm (UK 11)(US 3) and work 5 rows in stocking sts. Cast off without tightening the edge.
Join the right shoulder. Knit up aound 76 sts for the neck band - around 36 sts at the back neck and 40 sts at the front neck - with col. A and needles no 3 mm. Knit stocking sts 5 rows and cast off without tightening the edge. Join the left shoulder and sew the band.
Edge at the bottom of the garment: from the right side of the work knit up all way round 160 sts with col. A and needles no 3 mm (UK 11)(US 3). Work 5 rows stocking sts and cast off without tightening the edge.
Washing instructions: handwash in lukewarm water.
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