The hardest thing about my favorite construction method is visualizing how everything comes together in the beginning. It can be difficult to trust that everything is going to work out if you can’t imagine how the pieces work. To start off Myrna, you first knit the upper back. Because of the keyhole, there are four sections to the upper back. There’s the beginning of the upper back, the right side of the keyhole, the left side of the keyhole, and then the rest of the length of the upper back.
It will look like this as all of the sections come together. Easy enough, right? What’s even easier is to leave out the keyhole detail. If you’d like to omit it, all you have to do is work 18 rows of stockinette and skip past both keyhole sections to Row 2 of “Upper Back Cont.”
When your upper back is completed, put it on scrap yarn. Now you’re ready to move on to the upper fronts. They’re both picked up and knit from the cast on edge, and they’re pretty straight forward to knit.