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Body of sweater before cutting open neck steeks.
Body of sweater after cutting open neck steeks.
Close-up of front neckline
Marking the depth of the armhole steek.
Machine stitching the armhole steek.
Machine stitching the front steek.
The front steek after machine stitching.
The front steek cut open.
Cut front steek close-up
Picking up stitches.
Picking up stitches. I've divided the length of the front with pins to help pick up stitches evenly.
I put markers every 13 stitches to help keep track of how many I've picked up.
Knitting the front band - wrong side.
Knitting the front band - casting off the facing.