I have an old "Alt for Damene" knitting magazine. Fantastic patterns for small babies.
Among all the patterns there was a few "I have to make this" sweathers and blouses.
It was fairly easy to make. I started out with 60 stitches - knitting back and forth. Every second time I stopped before the last 14, turned the work around, thread over and knitted back. Next time i knitted the thread-over stitch together with the 14th last stitch and continued over all the stitches.
After repeating this 8 times I made twelve rounds following a basic pattern and continued to the first sleeve. Knitted the top 22 stitches- putting the rest onto a thread for later, adden stitches so I again had 60. The downmost 9 narrowing in by every third time I arrived there I turned the work.
At the end- crotcheting around the neck to allow a twisted thread finnishing the neckline off.