© Reah Janise Kauffman May 2012

ZIP LOCK SWEATER Chesapeake Verde Collection C1 = 9 balls lt grey C2 = 1 ball blue C3 = 1 ball red 1 jacket zipper 24 inches or size to fit sweater length Needles: size 4 and 5 or size needed to obtain gauge (Note: I tend to knit big, generally going down one or two needle sizes to match most pattern gauges.) Gauge: 27 sts = 5” 7 rows = 1” Finished Measurements: Bust: 38 inches; Total length: 23 inches

BACK With size 4 needles cast on 92 stitches using C1 K1P1 ribbing for 2.5 inches Change to size 5 needles P next row, inc 3 st across. 95 sts Cont in St st 4 rows Pattern A St st C1 5 rows Pattern B St st C1 6 rows Pattern C Cont St st C1 until piece reaches 15 inches or desired length to armhole Shape armholes BO 6 st EOR 1x BO 3 st EOR 1x BO 1 st each side 6x, 65 sts Cont St st 7.5 inches Shape shoulders BO 7 sts beg next 4 rows BO 6 sts beg next 2 rows Slip rem 25 sts to stitch holder

RIGHT FRONT With size 4 needles cast on 46 sts using C1 K1P1 ribbing for 2.5 inches Change to size 5 needles P next row, inc 2 st across. 48 sts Follow the same pattern as the back Shape armholes BO 6 st EOR 1x BO 3 st EOR 1x BO 1 st armhole side 6x, 33 sts Neck shaping When 5.25” from armhole beg neck shaping BO 6 st neck edge 1x BO 2 st neck edge 1x Dec 1 st neck edge 5x 20 sts When 7.5 inches from armhole edge shape shoulders Shape shoulders BO 7 sts shoulder edge EOR 2x BO 6 sts shoulder edge 1x LEFT FRONT Work as for right front reversing all shaping. SLEEVES With size 4 needles cast on 46 sts K1P1 ribbing 2.5 inches Change to size 5 needles, P row inc 4 st across. 50 sts Follow in pattern At the same time inc 1 st ea side every 5 rows 12x, 74 sts When sleeve measures 16 inches or desired length begin armhole Armhole shaping BO 6 st ea side 1x BO 3 st ea side 1x Dec 1 st ea side every row 14x Dec 1 st ea side EOR 8x BO 3 st beg next 2 rows BO rem 6 st FRONT BANDS With size 4 needles pick up sts front edge right side P1K1 ribbing 6 rows BO Repeat for left side COLLAR Sew shoulder seams

With size 4 needles pick up sts along neck edge P1K1 for 3 inches or length needed for full zipper length FINISHING Block pieces to measurements. Sew seams. Weave in all ends. Sew in zipper by hand using C1.

Pattern A 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 12 11 10 Pattern B 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 12 11 10 Pattern C 2 1 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Original pattern by Reah Janise Kauffman Contact: reahjanise@gmail.com Website: http://uniquelyforyou.blogspot.com/