# Day 16 – Sweater Front

HOW MUCH TO KNIT TODAY (PULLOVER)

Today and for the next few days you will simply knit a portion of the body of the front  of your sweater in the manner you began on Day 12. If you happened to forget how much to knit each day, use this equation:

______ Front Neck to Waist Measurement (#10 on Body Measurement Worksheet) ÷ 8 = ______” to knit today.

HOW MUCH TO KNIT TODAY (CARDIGAN)​

Today and you will be finishing the body of the right side front of your sweater in the manner you began on Day 12. Woo hoo! After today you will be finished with 3/4 of your sweater body!!

If you happened to forget how much to knit each day, use this equation:

______ Front Neck to Waist Measurement (#10 on Body Measurement Worksheet) ÷ 4 = ______” to knit today.

Depending on your armhole depth and desired neckline depth you may have started your armhole and/or neckline shaping yesterday. Just in case you haven’t yet, here are the equations and instructions you’ll need.

For this section you’ll need your Sweater Measurement Worksheet and Cardigan Sweater Front Worksheet.

RIGHT SIDE FRONT ARMHOLE SHAPING

4. _____Sts to Cast On (Use answer from #3) – (( _____Crossback x _____Stitch gauge) ÷ 2) = _____ S ts to be decreased at Armhole

5. _____Sts to be decreased at Armhole ÷ 2 = _____I nitial Bind Off

6. Armhole Depth – _____” Desired Neckline Depth =_____ “

When your piece measures the same as your “body to waist” measurement, begin armhole shaping.

Beginning on the next WS row, bind off _____sts (answer to #​5), work to end.  Then bind off one  stitch at the armhole edge every other row until you have decreased another _____sts (answer to #5. At this point you will have decreased a total of _____sts (answer to #4).

Work even until your armhole measures _____” (answer to #6) from your initial armhole bind off then begin your desired neckline shaping on the next RS row.

​RIGHT SIDE FRONT V-NECK SHAPING

​7. ______Desired Neckline Depth x ______ Row Gauge = ______Rows For Shaping

8. ((_____Neck Measurement ÷2) x ______Stitch Gauge) -_____ Button Band Sts =_____ Front Neck Sts

9. _____Front Neck Sts ÷ 2 = _____ R ight Neck Sts

Beginning on the next RS row (should be the opposite edge from the armhole)​, Decrease 1 stitch at the neckline edge, on every RS row until you have decreased _____sts (answer to #9)

Work even until your armhole reaches your armhole depth and you have completed your neckline decreases. BO all remaining sts.​

​RIGHT SIDE FRONT ROUNDED NECK SHAPING (CREW OR U-NECK)

7. ((_____Neck Measurement ÷2) x ______Stitch Gauge) -_____ Button Band Sts =_____ Front Neck Sts

8. _____Front Neck Sts ÷2 = _____ R ight Neck Sts

9. _____ Right and Left Neck Sts x .80 = ____ I nitial Bind Off Sts

10. _____Right Neck Sts x .20 = _____Remaining sts to be decreased​

Beginning on the next RS row (should be the opposite edge from the armhole)​, BO ______sts (answer to #9). Then decrease one  stitch at the neckline edge, on every RS row until you have decreased _____sts (answer to #10)

Work even until your armhole reaches your armhole depth and you have completed your neckline decreases. BO all remaining sts.​