Steeked cardigan from flat knit pattern

A year ago, I started on the pattern called Neville’s Sweater by Joannie Newsome on Ravelry. The pattern is written to be knit flat, but flat knit fair isle sounded like torture and after researching steeking, felt confident I could do that. So I knit it in the round.

I got it knit long enough to go from waist to armpits, then got SUPER CONFUSED by the pattern and set it down for a year. I want to finish this sweater, but I can’t figure out where to go from here. I need to figure out how to shape the arm holes and V neck. Can someone point me in the right direction?

It’ll take a bit of planning but it seems the Eunny Jang has the answer. See if this tutorial helps. You would work the shaping as given in the pattern. The overall shape of the sweater will be a bit strange but once you cut the steek, it should be ok.

I should say that I haven’t done this. I’ve used more traditional Norwegian sweaters with steeks and these are knit more nearly square with drop sleeves.

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