Cast on with scrap yarn. I have found that strongly contrasting yarn, of the same weight works best, but do not use red, black, or navy, since these colors tend to shed fibers into the main yarn, and they are almost impossible to get out later. Knit about 1", ending with carriage on left. Clip scrap yarn. Knit 1 row ravel cord. The ravel cords supplied with the machine are sometimes too short for knitting a long row, so I use heavy crochet thread, pearl cotton, or a dress yarn with a high nylon content which makes it very strong. This must be a smooth, hard yarn than can be easily pulled out later.
Turn on the Change Dial, setting it to 30--60, or 61--120, as indicated by the Tension Swatch. Thread up with main yarn. Knit straight up to the armholes, following the paper pattern. This line has no shaping. Note that each pass of the carriage advances both the Row Counter and the Knit Contour 1 row.
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