Begin at bottom of sweater body.
Using 24-inch circular needle, CO 84 stitches. Join, being careful not to twist stitches.
Place marker to mark beginning of round.
Work in P2, K4 ribbing for 7 rounds.
Begin pattern stitch, work through 6 rows of pattern (13 rounds completed).
Solid dot - P on right side, K on wrong side
Open space - K on right side, P on wrong side
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Pattern stitch, for those who prefer not to use charts:
(Worked in the round over a multiple of 6 stitches)
Rounds 1 and 2: Purl 2, Knit 4
Round 3: Purl all stitches
Rounds 4, 5 and 6: Purl 2, Knit 4