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Jaycee is worked seamlessly from the top down. First some short rows are worked back and forth to create a higher back neck and then the round yoke is worked top down to sleeve separation. Some last short rows are worked to finish the yoke shaping right before sleeve stitches are placed on hold, then the body is worked back and forth down to the hem. Button bands and neck finishing are worked next. Sleeves are worked in rounds top down to the cuffs last.
We've knitted our sample in the lovely Tweedore by Skein Queen ( see photo) a beautiful new modern tweed 4 ply.
The Little Grey Sheep Hampshire 4ply (241 yards (220 m)/60g)
5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins in MC; shown in Barafundle Beach
US 4 (3.5 mm) 32” (80 cm) circular needle and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop) for body and sleeves.
US 3 (3.25 mm) 32” (80 cm) circular needle and DPNs (or longer circular needle for magic loop) for button bands, sleeve ribbing and finishing.
24 sts x 35 rows = 4” (10 cm) square in Stockinette stitch on larger needle after blocking.
XS (S, M1, M2, L, XL, XXL)
finished bust circumference:
34.75 (37.5, 40.25, 42.75, 46.25, 49.5, 52.25)“
87 (94, 100.5, 107, 115.5, 124, 130.5) cm
Sample is size XS worn with 2.5” (6.5 cm) positive ease at bust.
Stitch holders or waste yarn, stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking tools, 11 buttons (3/8” (1 cm) diameter) plus one extra fancy button (optional) for embellishment.
Please note this is a physical pattern and not a PDF