I started the edging...
With right side facing & size 7 circular needle, beginning at lower right front edge, k 9 sts from holder, pick up and k 35 sts evenly around right front edge to top of lower front shaping, 16 sts along straight edge, 28 sts up right front neck to shoulder, 26 sts from back neck, 28 sts down left front neck, 16 sts along straight edge, and k 35 sts evenly around shaped lower front edge, then k 9 sts from holder. 202 sts
Please help...thanks for the response. It's giving me hope.