Thanks for Yvonne Ahoy
Size: S (M, L, XL)
Finished Chest Measurements: 39 (41, 43, 45)"
With smaller needles cast on 76 (80, 84, 88) sts.
Ribbing row 1: K1, * K2, P2; rep from * to last 3 sts, K3
Ribbing row 2: K1, * P2, K2; rep from * to last 3 sts P2, K1.
Rep these 2 rows 4 more times, inc 1 st at each end of last row. [78 (82, 86, 90) sts.]
Change to larger needles and work 9.75 (10.5, 10.5, 12.25)" (or desired length to underarm) in St st.**
Marking each end of next row with a contrast thread, work a further 9.75 (9.75, 10.5, 10.5)" end with a P row.
Bind off 6 (7, 7, 7) sts at beg next 4 rows.
Bind off 7(6, 7, 8) sts at beg foll 2 rows.
Leave rem 40 (42, 44, 46) sts on a spare needle or stitch holder.
Work as Back to **.
Marking each end of next row with a contrast thread, work a further 7.5 (7.5, 8.5, 8.5)" end with a P row.
1st row: K27 (28, 29, 30) sts, turn and work on these sts only, leaving rem sts on a spare needle.
2nd row: Bind off 2 sts, P to end.
3rd row: K to last 2 sts, K2tog.
4th row: P2tog, P to end.
5th to 8th rows: Rep 3rd and 4th rows twice. [19 (20, 21, 22) sts rem.]
Work until length of work matches back (approx 4-6 rows) ending with P row.
Bind off 6 (7, 7, 7) sts at beg of next and foll alt row.
Work 1 row.
Bind off rem 7 (6, 7, 8) sts.
With RS facing, return to sts on spare needle, slip 24 (26, 28, 30) sts onto a holder and complete to match left side, reversing shaping and working neck edge decs as 'skpsso' on K rows and 'P2togtbl' on P rows.
Armhole Bands - make 2
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