SIZES: 6 (12-18-24) mos
To fit chest measurement:
17 (18-19-21) ins.
Finished chest: 21 (22-23-25) ins.
22-1/2 sts and 44 rows = 4 ins in garter st.
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
RIGHT and LEFT FRONT (make alike).
Cast on 52 (55-58-63) sts.
Work in garter st (knit every row) for 2 ins.
Shape front: Dec 1 st at beg of row on next and every following alt row to 35 (38-47-50) sts, then every following 4th row from previous dec to 31 (33-36-39) sts, ending with a RS row.
Shape armhole: Cast off 7 (8-9-10) sts beg of next row. 24 (25-27-29) sts.
Dec 1 st at front edge on every following 4th row from previous dec to 12 (12-14-15) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 4-3/4 (5—5—5-1/2) ins, ending with a RS row. Cast off.
Cast on 58 (61-64-69) sts.
Work in garter st (knit every row) until work from beg measures same length
as Front before armhole shaping.
Shape armholes: Cast off 7 (8-9-10) sts beg next 2 rows. 44 (45-46-49) sts.
Cont even until Back measures same length as Front before shoulder.
Place markers 2-1/4 (2-1/4—2-1/2—2-3/4) ins in from sides for shoulders.
Cast on 33 (35-39-39) sts.
Work in garter st, inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and every following 8th row to 51 (55-55-61) sts.
Cont even until sleeve from beg measures 8 (9-9-1/2-10) ins, ending with a RS row. Cast off.
Place markers along sides 1-1/4 (1-1/2—1-1/2—1-3/4) ins down from cast off edge.
FINISHING: Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Sew shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves, placing rows above markers along cast
off sts of Fronts and Back to form square armholes.
Ties: (make 4). Cast on 25 sts. Cast off.
Sew 2 ties at beg of front shaping on each front and 2 ties at side seams 2 ins up from cast on edge of body to match to front ties.