Glory Days — Upper Body Complete

The fronts are little tricky because you have to remember to work short-rows to shape the shoulders at the same time as new stitches are cast on at the neck edge, all while maintaining the stitch pattern. Fortunately, the stitch pattern repeats over just four stitches and there are only three steps to the short-rows and five steps to the neck shaping so it’s all over pretty quickly.

I’ve joined the fronts and back here. In order to maintain pattern continuity around the sides, I cast on 11 stitches (instead of 12) at the base of each armhole. That gave me a total of 241 stitches (instead of the 240 called for in the second chart of number on page 200), which is a multiple of 4 stitches +1.

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  1. I have been reading about short rows in magazines lately. This is something that I wont be doing (your picture) for sometime, I am still learning & I am doing fingerless gloves right now. I can’t wait to see you picture of this completed! I am a new follower & new to knitting so I am sure I will be learning lots 🙂 ~Erika

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