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  SIZES: Directions are for size 10. Changes for sizes 1 2, 14, 16 and 18 are in parentheses.
BUST SIZE: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40)
MATERIALS:  3 (3,3,3,4)  50 gram balls.

Bulky weight or mohair mix or 2 strands of sport held together.


Knitting needles sizes 10 and 10 ½ or size needed to obtain gauge.

Crochet hook size H.
GAUGE: On larger needles in st st,
3 sts = 1"
9 rows = 2"
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
Bust - 36 (38, 40,42, 44)"
Width of back or front at underarm - 18" (19", 20", 21", 22")

BACK: With smaller needles cast on 52 (56, 60, 60, 64) sts.
Ribbing:  Row 1 (wrong side): * K 2, p 2: rep from * across.
Rep Row 1 for 1  ½", ending with wrong side Row. Inc 2 (1, 0, 3, 2) sts evenly across last Row
54 (57, 60, 63, 66) sts.
Change to larger needles.


Body: Work in St St (k right side rows, p wrong side rows) until 1 O"  from beg, ending with wrong side Row.


Shape Armholes:   Bind off 6 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 42 (45, 48, 5 1, 54) sts.


Continue even until 8 (8, 8 1½, 9, 9) from underarm, ending with wrong side Row.


Shoulders:  Bind off 10 (1 1, 1 2, 13, 14) sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Bind off remaining 22 (23, 24, 25, 26) sts for back neck.

FRONT:  Work same as for back until 1  ½ (1 ½, 2, 2, 2) above underarms, ending with wrong side.


Neck Opening:  Next Row (right side): K 21 (22, 24, 25, 27) sts, join second strand of yarn and bind off 0 (1, 0. 1, 0) st, k the remaining 21 (22, 24, 25, 27) sts.  Working both sides at same time, continue even in st st until 3 ½ above neck opening, ending with wrong side Row.


Shape Neck:  Bind off 5 sts at each side of neck edge once.

Dec 1 st at each side of neck edge on next row and every row 3 (3, 4, 3, 4) times more,

then every other row 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) times - 10 (1 1, 12, 13, 14) sts remaining on each side. 

Continue even to equal back to shoulder, ending with the wrong side row.

Shoulders: Bind off.

FINISHING: Weave shoulder seams.

Armhole Ribbing:  From right side with smaller needles, pick up 52 (52, 56, 56, 60) sts evenly along armhole edge from last bound off st of armhole, over shoulder to last bound off st of other armhole. 

Work in ribbing same as for back to equal width of armhole edge, ending with wrong side row. 

Bind off  in ribbing loosely. 

Sew edge of armhole ribbing along bound off sts of armhole edge.


Neck Edging: From right side with crochet hook, beg at right shoulder seam and with care to keep work flat, work 1 row sc around entire neck edge, working 3 sc in same St at each corner and a sl st at center front neck, join with sl st in first sc.

Fasten off.  Weave side seams.