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Instructions shown are for size XS (S) (M) (L). When only one instruction appears, it applies to all sizes. LOWER FRONT Cast on 90 (98) (106) (114) sts. First row (wrong side): *K2, P2*, end with K2. Work 20 rows in Lacey Rib Stitch Next Row, establish Cable Panels as follows K18 (20) (22) (24), place marker, P2, K6, P2, place marker, K34 (38) (42) (46), place marker, P2, K6, P2, place marker, K18 (20) (22) (24). Work following Cable Panel Pattern, AT THE SAME TIME making decreases on 8th row once, then on following 10th rows twice, as described below: K to within 2 sts of first marker, sl1, K1, psso, work across 10 sts of cable panel, slip marker, K2tog, K to within 2 sts of next marker, , sl1, K 1, psso, work across 10 sts of cable panel, slip marker, K2tog, K to end. 78 (86) (94) (102) sts remain. Note: For those that require extra length, a few extra rows can be worked before the first increase row. A few more rows can be worked at the shoulders to balance out the extra length. Make increases on following 8th row once, and following 10th rows, twice as given below: K to within 1 st of first marker, M1, K 1, slip marker, work 10 sts of cable panel, slip marker, K1, M1, K to within 1 st of next marker, M1, K 1, slip marker, work across 10 sts of cable panel, slip marker, M1, K to end. 90 (98) (106) (114) sts. Work 7 rows in Cable Panel Pattern without shaping. Work next 6 rows as follows: Row 1 (right side): Purl Row 2: Knit Row 3: *P2, K2,* end with P2 Row 4: *K2, P2,* end with K2 Row 5: Purl Row 6: Knit UPPER FRONT BODICE Work 4 rows in stocking stitch. Establish bust shaping as follows: K28 (30) (32) (34) M1, place marker, K1, M1, K32 (36) (40) (44), M1, place marker, K1, M1, K28 (30) (32) (34). 94 (102) (110) (118) Increase on each side of marked stitch in this manner on following 4th (4th) (4th) (6th) rows 3 (4) (4) (4) times more. 106 (118) (126) (134) sts, ending on an increase row. Work 3 (3) (3) (5) rows without shaping. Decrease on each side of marked stitch on next row and following 4th rows 2 times, as follows: K to within 2 sts of marker, sl1, K1, psso, slip marker, K1, K2tog, K to within 2 sts of second marker, sl1, K1, psso, slip marker, K1, K2tog, K to end. 98 (110) (118) (126) sts, ending on a decrease row. Work 3 rows without shaping.

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A NEEDLE PULLING THREAD

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Shape neckline K28 (31) (33) (35), sl 1, K1, psso, slip marker, K1, K2tog, K6 (8) (10) (12). Place the last 37 (42) (46) (50) sts worked on a holder. Cast off 20 (22) (22) (22) centre stitches. K6 (8) (10) (12), sl 1, K1, psso, slip marker, K1, K2tog, K28 (31) (33) (35). Working the remaining 37 (42) (46) (50) sts only, decrease 1 st at neck edge on next 5 rows AT THE SAME TIME, make a decrease on either side of marked stitch on following 4th row once more. 30 (35) (39) (43) sts. Work these remaining stitches without further shaping for 9 (9.5) (10) (11) inches [23 (24), (25.5), (28) cm] from the first row of upper bodice. (Length can be adjusted at this point.) Shape shoulders Cast off 6 (7) (8) (9) sts from shoulder edge on alternate rows 4 times. Cast off remaining 6 (7) (7) (7) sts on following alternate row. Work 37 (42) (46) (50) sts remaining on holder in the same manner, reversing neckline, bust and shoulder shaping. LOWER BACK Work as given for Lower Front up to Upper Front Bodice. UPPER BACK BODICE Work remaining 90 (98) (106) (114) sts in stocking stitch for 9 (9.5) (10) (11) inches [23 (24), (25.5), (28) cm], ending on a wrong side row. K35 (40) (44) (48) sts. Place last 35 (40) (44) (48) sts worked on a holder. Cast off centre 20 (18) (18) (18) sts. Work remaining 35 (40) (44) (48) sts as follows: Dec 1 st at neck edge on every row, 5 times. AT THE SAME TIME cast off 6 (7) (8) (9) sts from shoulder edge on alternate rows 4 times. Cast off remaining 6 (7) (7) (7) sts on following alternate row. NECK BAND Sew shoulder seams. Beginning at left side shoulder seam and right side facing, using circular needles, pick up and K 40 (44) (46) (46) evenly down left neck edge, to front cast off edge, 20 (22) (22) (22) from cast off edge, 40 (44) (46) (46) along right front neck edge to right shoulder seam. Pick up and K1 from shoulder seam, 7 to back cast off edge, 20 (18) (18) (18) from cast off edge and 7 to left shoulder seam. Pick up and K1 from shoulder seam and join into round. 136 (144) (148) (148). Number of stitches can be adjusted if length was added at the shoulder. Knit one round, Purl one round. Cast off knitwise. ARMHOLE BANDS Measure 3” [7.5cm] up from first row of upper bodice along side edges of both front and back pieces and place a marker. Sew side seams from cast on edge to markers. Beginning at top of side seam, with right side facing, using circular needles, pick up and K 36 (40) (44) (48) sts along armhole edge to shoulder seam. Repeat from shoulder seam to side seam on opposite edge. 72 (80) (88) (96) Number of stitches can be adjusted if length was added at the shoulder. Knit one round, Purl one round, cast off knitwise. Sew in ends. 

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