Body Warmer

this is alteration to Andycrafts handknitted cardies



BACK

USING SIZE 3 1/4 NEEDLES
CAST ON 32 STITCHES
 WORK 4 ROWS IN K1 P1 RIB
CHANGE TO 4MM NEEDLES
WORK IN STOCKING STITCH FOR 20 ROWS
INCREASE 3 STITCHES AND THE BEGINING OF THE NEXT 2 ROWS
WORK THESE 3 STITCHES IN EITHER MOSS STITCH RIB OR GARTER STITCH (YOUR CHOICE)
CONTINUE TO ROW 38
CAST OFF

FRONTS

USING 3 1/4 NEEDLES CAST ON 15 STITCHES
WORK 4 ROWS IN K1 P1 RIB
CHANGE TO 4MM NEEDLES
WORK 18 ROWS IN STOCKING STITCH
DECREASE AT THE FRONT EDGE ON NEXT ROW
WORK 3 ROWS IN STOCKING STITCH
INCREASING 3 STITCHES AT ARMHOLE ON 20TH ROW
REPEAT THE DECREASE ROW AD 3 STOCKING STITCH ROWS UNTIL YOU HAVE 11 STITCHES
(NOT COUNTING  THE EXTRA 3 FOR BORDER
CAST OFF

BORDER

USING SIZE 3 1/4 NEEDLES CAST ON 5 STITCHES
WORK TO MATCH THE ARMHOLE BORDER
WORK 2 ROWS AND THEN MAKE THE FIRST BUTTONHOLE  K1 P1 WOOL AROUND THE NEEDLE P2TOG K1
WORK 11 ROWS THEN MAKE ANOTHER BUTTONHOOLE UNTIL 3 BUTTONHOLES HAVE BEEN WORKED.
CONTINUE UNTIL WORK IS LONG ENOUGH TO GO AROUND THE BODY WARMER
CAST OFF

Pattern By DOROTHY WORROLL

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