With MC and smaller needles, cast on 32 sts. Work 4 rows Garter st (k every row). Change to larger needles and St st. Inc 1 st at each end every other row 6 times, ending after a RS row – 44 sts. Work even until leg measures 2½ inches from beg. Slip sts onto holder. Work left leg to match. Join Legs Purl across sts of Left Leg, then purl sts from holder – 88 sts.
K 39 sts, pm, slip 1, k2tog, psso, k 1, k2tog, k 1, k3tog , pm, k rem sts – 83 sts. Purl 1 row.
K to first marker, slip 1, k2tog, psso, k2tog tbl, k rem sts – 80 sts. Purl 1 row.
K 38, remove marker, k2tog, k2tog tbl, remove marker, k rem sts – 78 sts.
Work even until Back measures 4 inches from beg, end with a WS row. Work Stripe Pattern as follows: Work 2 rows A, *8 rows MC, 2 rows B, 8 rows MC, 2 rows A; rep from * 2 times more; then continue with MC only. AT SAME TIME, shape Body by dec 1 st at each end, every 8th row, 6 times – 66 sts. Work until Back measures 12 inches from beg, Shape Armhole Bind off 6 sts beg next 2 rows; then dec 1 st each end, every other row, 6 times – 42 sts. Work even until Armhole measures 3½ inches, Shape Neck Work 13 sts, attach separate ball of yarn, bind off center 16 sts, work rem sts. Working both sides at the same time, dec 1 st at each neck edge, every other row, 5 times – 8 sts (each side). Work even on these 8 sts until armhole measures 7 inches.
Shape shoulder tabs
Dec 1 st each end every row, 2 times Bind off.
Work same as Back until Armhole measures 2 inches. Work Neck Shaping same as back. When Armhole measures 4 inches.
Work 3 sts; bind off 2 sts; work 3 sts.
Work 3 sts, cast on 2 sts, work 3 sts. Shape Shoulder Tabs same as Back.
With RS facing, sew Front to Back at Crotch and side seams.
With A and circular needles, pick up 1 st in every st around on the 2nd A row – 156 sts. Working in rnds of St st (k every rnd), inc 1 st in every st – 312 sts. Work even for 7 rnds. Purl 1 rnd; knit 1 rnd; purl 1 rnd. Bind off in knit. With crochet hook, attach A at underarm seam and work 1 row single crochet around entire upper opening so work lays flat. Fasten off.
With MC and smaller needles, cast on 96 sts. Work 6 rows in k 1, p 1 rib. Change to larger needles and work in Stripe Pattern as follows: 2 rows A; 6 rows MC; 2 rows B, 6 rows MC; 2 rows A; 2 rows MC. Continue in MC only.
*K2tog tbl, k 6; rep from * – 84 sts.
Row 2 *P 5, p2tog tbl; rep from * – 72 sts.
Row 3 *K2tog tbl, k 4; rep from * – 60 sts.
Row 4 *P 3, p2tog tbl; rep from * – 48 sts.
Row 5 *K2tog tbl, k 2; rep from * – 36 sts.
Row 6 *P 1, p2tog tbl; rep from * – 24 sts.
Row 7 K2tog tbl across – 12 sts.
Row 8 P2tog tbl across – 6 sts.
Leave 18 inches end and draw through rem sts. Secure, tighten and sew side seam.
: With circular needles, MC, and RS facing; pick up 1 st in each st around cast on row – 95 sts. Place marker for beg of rnd. Break off MC and join A; knit 1 rnd. Working in rnds of St st, inc 1 st in every st – 190 sts. Work even for 7 more rnds. Purl 1 rnd, knit 1 rnd, purl 1 rnd. Bind off in knit.