Sweater I

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This free pattern originally published in the Woolco Knitting & Crocheting Manual, in 1916.

MATERIAL-2 boxes Woolco Germantown Zephyr. 1 pair No. 5 Woolco needles. No. 4 Woolco hook. 6 button moulds.

FRONTS-Cast on 105. Knit back.

Knit 1, purl 1, throughout.

10 rows even.

Decrease 1 every 8 rows, 6 times.

Decrease 1 every 6 rows, 11 times.

25 rows even.

Increase 1 every 6 rows, 3 times. Bind off 15.

From now on decrease 1 on front every row.

On armhole decrease 1 every 2 rows, 7 times.

25 rows even.

Bind off 2 every row until all are bound off.

BACK-Cast on 115. Knit back. Decrease 1 each side every 6 rows, 8 times. Decrease 1 each side every 12 rows, 5 times. 34 rows even. Increase 1 each side. 6 rows even. Increase 1 each side. 8 rows even. Decrease 1 each side every row, 8 times. 42 rows even. Bind off 2 each side every row until there are 37 stitches. Bind off.

SLEEVES-Cast on 30.

Knit back and cast on 2 at end.

Continue adding 2 each end until there are 106 stitches. 4 rows even.

Decrease 1 every 6 rows, 5 times.

Decrease 1 every 5 rows, 13 times.

There are now 70 stitches.

On next row decrease 1 in every 6th stitch.

Knit plain for 10 rows.

Pattern for 20 rows.

Plain for 10 rows. Bind off.

Finish with a picot.

BELT-Chain 51.

Increase 1 each end for 5 rows.

Then decrease in same way.

Finish all edges with a slip stitch. On right front make 4 button loops 5 inches apart.

COLLAR-Cast on 42. Work even until collar is required length.


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