5 balls 25gms Katia Illusions
Small amount waste yarn in contrasting colour
NEEDLES AND TOOLS
9.00mm knitting needles
8.00mm knitting needles
As per Katia Illusions
BACK AND FRONT BOTH ALIKE.
With 8.00mm needles and illusion cast on 67 sts.
Work 6 rows garter stitch (knit every row).
Change to 9.00mm needles.
Work 1 row purl.
Begin cluster star pattern
Row 1: RS - knit.
Row 2: * P1, P 5 wrapping yarn around needle twice for each st, rep from * to last st, P1.
Row 3: K1, *Cluster 5 (over next 5 sts as follows; slip next 5 sts knitways onto right hand needle dropping off the extra loops, pass these 5 sts back onto left hand needle, (K1, P1, K1, P1, K1) into all 5sts together wrapping yarn twice around needle for each st), K1: rep from * to end.
Row 4: P1, *K5 dropping off extra loops, P1; rep from * to end.
Row 5: knit.
Row 6: P4, P5 wrapping yarn around needle twice for each st,* P1, P5 wrapping yarn around needle twice for each st*, rep from * to last 4sts, P4.
Row 7: K4, *Cluster 5 (as before),* K1, cluster 5, rep from * last 4sts, K4.
Row 8: P4, *K5 dropping off extra loops, * P1, K5 dropping off extra loops, rep from * to last 4sts, P4.
These 8 rows form pattern.
Continue until piece measures 54 cm or desired length finishing on 1 st row (knit).
Work 3 rows garter st.
Next Row: K 22, cast off next 23 stitches loosely, k 22.
Leave stitches on spare needle.
Using 8.00mm needles cast (missing text for sleeves)
Join shoulder seams.
Three needle cast off method.
Place the back and front still on needles together with right sides facing each other, lining up the shoulder stitches still on needles, using a third needle perform a 3 needle cast off for both shoulders. Important: cast off loosely.