Cast on 160 sts.
Work 16 rows in plain knitting.
18th (K1 P36 K1) 4 times. K8
rep these rows 7 times.
33rd K43 K2 tog K1 (k1 k2tog t.b.l. K32 k2 tog K1) 3 times
34th (K1 P34 K1) 3 times K1 P35 K9
rep 34th & 35th rows once then 34th row once
39th K42 K2 tog K1(K1 K2 tog tbl K30 K2 tog K1) 3 times.
40th (k1 P32 k1) 3 times K1 P34 K9
Rep 40th & 41st rows once then 40th row once.
That is where I am up to and stuck. As I say there are grooves along the work which I think might be what it means by panels. It then says
Cont in patt keeping the front edge straight and 8 sts in plain knitting for border, decreasing at each side of each panel in next and every following 6th row until 97 sts remain.
The rest of the half is.
1st (KI P18 K1 twice turn.
Rep these 2 rows once
5th K1 P to last 2 sts turn
6th Knit to last two sts turn
7th K1 p to last 4 sts turn
8th K to last 4 sts turn
9th Kp P to last 6 sts turn
10th K to last 6 sts turn
11th K1 pto last 8 sts turn
12th K to last 8 sts turn
13th P to end of row. Cast off.
With wrong side facing join in wool and work accross remainig sts as follows.
Ist K1 P to last 9 sts K 9
Rep these 2 rows 6 times
Cast off 6 sts at beginnning of next and every alternate row 4 times then 5 sts at beginning of next alternate row.
Work 16 rows in plain knitting on remaining 8 sts Cast off.
I can write out other bit if needs be that is called Left Front. there are only 2 pieces Right Half and Left Front.
Feel the need for strong drink but will settle for cup of herb tea.
Thanks again for your time and patience.