(August 2013 -- in bold I have added some clarification notes)
Needles size 9 & 11
Worsted Weight Yarn (4 Skeins)
CO 60 St with size 9 needles
k2 p2 rib for 2 inches
k 1 row size 9
p 1 row size 11
increase in every stitch using your favorite increase (double the stitches)
(8 Row Repeat of 6 stitches)
Rows 1 & 3: p2, k4
All EVEN rows purl
Rows 5 & 7: k3 *p2, k4* until the last 3 stitches, p2, k1
Continue in pattern until piece measures 35 inches from CO edge
Row 1: k across entire row in size 11 needles
Row 2: switch to size 9 needles and p across entire row
Row 3: k2tog across entire row
Row 4: p across entire row
Rib for 2 inches (k2, p2)
BO in pattern
Sew first 6 inches of either side together to form sleeves.
CO - Cast On
p - purl
* * - repeat
k2tog - knit the next two stitches together as one stitch
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