Sheila Bowen - Football
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Using DK wool and 3.75mm needles Cast on 16 sts
Knit 2 rows
Starting with a knit row st st 14 rows
Decrease 1 st at start of next 2 rows place a marker on each decreased stitch (This makes it easier to locate where the sleeves fit)
Work 5 more rows in st st
Cast off on purl row
Make exactly as front
Join front and back at shoulder (just 2/3 stitches on each side should do)
With right side of work facing pick up and knit 6 sts on front from marker to shoulder, then pick up 6 sts on back to next marker
On these 12 sts starting with a purl row st st 4 rows
Next row: Knit
(Repeat on other side of jersey for second sleeve)
To Make up
Join side seams and sleeve seams, sew in ends .
This jersey is knitted in my teams colours (Aston Villa) substitute with your teams colours as required.
For horizontal stripes alternate desired colours in 2 or 4 row stripes.
If a contrasting edge colour is required for sleeves or neck, just casting on or casting off in the desired colour will be sufficient to give the effect.
Alternative for sleeves ( if you prefer to make them separately and sew in at end ) make 2
Cast on 12 sts
Knit 2 rows
Starting with a knit row st st 4 rows