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There may still be mistakes in the pattern; if you find one, please let me know! I'd also be very happy to see pictures if someone does knit this. Please only use this pattern for personal, non-commercial use. The pattern can also be found on Ravelry.
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Pattern updated 21-09-2012
EDIT: Apparently, this deviation is responsible for 25% of the views of my gallery. That's pretty amazing, and quite inspires me to make patterns available in the future!
For the back, keep track of how many rows you have eliminated from the front (after the first cast-offs for the armholes, of course) and eliminate these from the back as well. Take care that if you're doing the colourwork, you will have to start it earlier than the pattern says by as many rows as you have eliminated.
Obviously I didn't test those modifications, but I think it should work out