Slip-Over Sweater Pattern #210

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Size 10 - 12 years

3 balls Sportyarn (2 oz. ball)
1 pair knitting needles each No. 2 and No. 4
1 set sock needles No. 2

GAUGE: 7 sts. = 1 inch

PATTERN: 1st row: * 9 sts. seed St., P2, K6, P2, repeat from * across row, end 9 sts. seed st.
Work pattern from now on as Sweater No. 207 only cable the K6 sts. every 8th row on right side.

BACK: Cast on 100 sts. with No. 2 needles and work in ribbing K1, P1 for 2½ inch., increasing 4 sts. at even inter­vals across last row of ribbing. Change to No. 4 needles and pattern. With 104 sts. work even until the entire piece measures 11½  inch, or any desired length to under­arm. Bind off for armhole at the beg. of the next 2 rows 8 sts., at the beg. of the next 2 rows 2 sts. Work even for 7 inch, from the first binding off. Bind off for shoul­ders at the beg. of the next 6 rows 9 sts., rem. 30 sts. bind off for neck.

FRONT: Work the same way as back until armhole is bound off. With 84 sts. work even for 3½ inch, from the first binding off. Work over 33 sts. in pattern and slip them to a holder. Bind off for neck 18 sts. and work over rem. 33 sts. Bind off 2 sts. at neck edge every other row until 27 sts. are left over. Work as high as back and bind off for shoulder at armhole edge 9 sts. 3 times. Connect the yarn to other side of neck and finish to correspond.

FINISHING: Sew up shoulder and side seam. Right side facing you, pick up around neck 110 sts. and work in ribbing K1, P1 for 8 rows. Bind off loosely K as K and P as P. Pick up around armhole the same way 114 sts. and work to correspond with the neck. Steam lightly.

Other great patterns from Classic Fashions in Wool, Book No. 55.

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