Materials: DK weight yarn, #5 needle
Cast on 20 sts. Work in K1P1 rib for 2 rows. Continue in stockinette stitch (knit 1 row, purl 1 row) for 18 rows.
Next row (21 rs) work 8 sts.
Bind off center 4 sts, work remaining 8 sts, row 22 purl
Row 23 - Dec 1st each neck edge
Row 24 - purl
Row 25 - Dec 1 st each neck edge
26 - purl
Row 27 (back) K 6 sts, cast on 9 sts (1 extra), slip next st from left hand needle to right hand and pass extra st over, K to = 20 sts. Continue in stockinette for 24 rows. Bind off.
Sleeves: Starting on 13th row, pick up 10 sts to shoulder and another 10 sts=20 sts dec. each edge (1st st from edge) on rows 5 and 11= 16 sts.
Work until 14 rows. Work 2 rows of K1P1 rib, bind off.
Use your imagination to embellish the sweater.