V-Neck Pullover in Checkered Pattern
4 hanks of yarn (100% Acrilic, yardage = 230 m/100 g); 1 pair quick knit needles size 4 mm (US 6).
Rib Patt in rnds: alt K2, P2.
Work according to chart. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows work all sts as they appear, purl yos.
Rep rows 1-16 throughout.
Cast on 88 sts and work in Checkered Pattern.
Armhole Shaping: When piece measures 45 cm from cast on, at each end dec 3 sts once and 2 sts twice on every 2nd row.
Neckline Shaping: When piece measures 65 cm from beg, bind off center 28 sts and complete both sides separately.
At the same time, for shoulder slants bind off 8 sts twice at each end. Then bind off rem sts for shoulder.
Work like back, but with V-neck as foll:
After 48 cm bind off center 2 sts. Then dec 1 st 13 times at each end of neck on every 2nd row.
When piece measures 65 cm from beg, bind off for shoulders same as for back.
Close shoulder seams.
Pick up 83 sts evenly along armhole edge and work in Checkered Pattern. At both ends dec 1 st 14 times on every 4th row = 55 sts.
After sleeve measures 18 cm from beg, bind off all sts.
Neck Band: With circular needle, pick up 133 sts evenly around neck edge and work in Rib Patt.
At the same time, in the center of front, work s2kpo (= sl 2 tog kwise, K1, pass two slipped stitches over) on every 2nd row.
After 4 cm from beg, bind off sts in Rib Patt.