Issue 28

Ok, so we’re not perfect – who is? Here is the errata for any misprints in pattern instructions. Of course, if you find any yourself, do let us know!


Stitch Glossary

brRsl dec: Sl1 kwise, knit the next st, pass the slipped stitch over, sl st from RH to LH needle and pass second st on LH needle over the first. Sl st back to RH needle. 2 sts dec



Begin Charted Pattern:

...Note: With each subsequent 6-row repeat of chart, each outlined 3-st repeat will be worked 1 less time.

Next row (RS): K2, p to marker, SM, work row 1 of Chart A (repeating first outlined 3-st repeat as required to centre marker, then repeating second outlined 3-st repeat as required to last 9 sts before marker), SM, p to last 2 sts, k2.

First Shoulder
Size 6 ONLY
Row 8: 1dc, ch2, [3dc in sp, 1dc, 1dc in sp, 1dc, 3dc in sp, ch3, sk 1 sc, 1dc in sp, ch3, sk 1 sc] twice, 3dc in sp, 1dc, dctrdec working first part in next sp, sk 1 sc and sp, second part in next sc.
Fasten off



Move beg of round marker 1 st to the left, as follows: Remove marker, sl1, replace marker for beg of round.
Now work body and establish garter “seam” as follows:
Round 1: [K to 2 sts before marker, p2, SM] twice.
Round 2: Knit.
Rep rounds 1-2 until piece measures 18cm / 7” from underarm or 4cm / 1¾” less than desired final length of front.
Move beg of round marker 1 st to the right as follows: Remove marker, slip
last st worked from RH needle to LH needle, replace marker for beg of round, slip st back to RH needle.
Next round: [K to marker and evenly dec 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 0) sts, SM] twice.
180 (196, 212, 228, 244, 268) sts
Sleeves (both alike)
With RS facing, using larger needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round and beginning at centre of underarm, pick up and knit 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 4) sts from underarm cast-on, knit across held sleeve sts, pick up and knit 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 4) sts, join to work in the round, k1 (this is the first of the picked up sts) , PM for beg of round. 74 (80, 86, 92, 98, 104) sts
Dec round: K2tog, k to last 4 sts, ssk, PM, p2. 2 sts dec
Next round: Knit