With larger needles, cast on 69 (75, 81) sts. Mark first row as RS. Work in seed st until piece measures 21 (23, 25) inches from beg. (Note Make sure to take all measurements hanging
weight: Hang piece for several hours to allow for proper measurement.) Shape armholes Cont in seed st, bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at each end of next row, then
every other row 2 more times - 57 (63, 69) sts. Work even in seed st until armholes measure 9 (9˝, 10˝) inches. Bind off loosely.
With larger needles, cast on 69 (75, 81) sts [Note These numbers are correct].
Mark first row as RS. Work in seed st until piece measures 5 (6, 6) inches from beg, ending on a RS row. Shape pocket: Next row (WS) Bind off first 12 sts loosely, cont in seed st to
end of row. Next row (RS) Work in seed st, dec 1 st at end of row (mark for dec edge). Cont in seed st, dec 1 st at dec edge every row 10 (13, 16) more times - 46 (49, 52) sts. Work
even in seed st until front measures 11 (12, 12) inches from beg, ending on a RS row. Shape neck: Next row (WS) Work first 12 sts for collar, place marker, dec 1 st, cont in seed st
across rem sts. Cont in seed st working 12 collar sts even, dec 1 st at marker (before marker on RS rows; after marker on WS rows) every 6th row 13 times; AT THE SAME TIME, when piece
measures 21 (23, 25) inches from beg, shape armhole, bind off 3 sts at beg of RS row, then dec 1 st at beg of every other row 3 times - 26 (29, 32) sts rem. Work even until armhole
measures 9 (9˝, 10˝) inches from beg, ending on a WS row. Next row (RS) Bind off 14 (17, 20) sts, cont in seed st on rem 12 sts. Cont in seed st on these 12 collar sts for 5 inches more or
until collar reaches center back of neck. Bind off all sts.
Work as for Right Front, rev shaping.
With smaller needles, cast on 39 sts loosely. Work in ribbing for 3 inches as follows: Row 1 *K 2, p 1; rep from * across. Rep this row for seed st rib, inc 1 st at end of last row -
40 sts. Change to larger needles. Work in seed st, inc 1 st at each end of every 6th row 11 times [M]; (every 4th row 5 times, every 6th row 8 times [L]; every 4th row 6 times, every 6th row
9 times)[1X] - 62 (66, 70) sts. Work even in seed st until sleeve measures 21 inches from beg (including cuff) or desired length. Bind off loosely.
Sew front to back at shoulders. Turn pocket and collar to RS as pictured (Note: Each half of front is doubled back on itself at bottom, and lower side seam is three thicknesses).
With RS of collar facing, sew collar center back seam. Fold WS of collar along the RS of back and sew invisibly along back neck, joining the RS of the collar to the RS of the back.Work edging
if desired, to help avoid stretching at pocket edge and around collar: With RS facing, work 1 row of single crochet along left front pocket edge, around entire collar and along right front
pocket edge. Or, alternate knit edging With larger needle pick up 1 st on each st or row along pocket edge, around collar and along other pocket edge. On next row, bind off loosely.
Set in sleeves, easing in fullness. Sew side seams through all thicknesses (including pocket). Sew sleeve seams, taking care to sew cuff invisibly for turning back. Sew pocket bottom seam.