size 5 and 7 knitting needles, baby yarn or angora
Worked in Double yarn throughout
Size 5 needles. Cast on 38. Rib 5 rows change to size 7.
St St for 3 1/2 inches.
Split for armholes, K9 cast off 2, K16, cst off 2, K9
work on back right. St st till 4 1/2 inches total.
Cast off 4 stiches at the shoulder edge, put remaining 5 on sitch holder.
Work front 16 st to match back right casting off 4 st each side at 4 1/2 inches,
put remaining 8 st on holder.
Work back left to coorespond to back right.
Pick up and rib 16 neck stitches for 1 inch, still using size 7 needles.
Cast on 12 Rib 5 rows size 5
Change to size 7
knit 4 rows st st inc 1 each end, twice
knit 6 rows st st inc 1 each end (18 st)
at 4 inches cast off 2 stitches at the beginning of next two rows (14 st)
dec 1 each side, knit rows until 6 st remain (4 dec rows)
Sew shoulders and set in sleeves.
size 9 and 7 needles
size 9 needles and double yarn, cast on 32, st st 3 inches.
change to size 7 needles, rib 1 inch, cast off
sew up back seam
single crochet around hem if it curls up.
Wendy McDougall /
1998 March 6