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Knitted Sleeveless Cabled Mock Turtleneck
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 1163AD
Extra chunky Wool-Ease Thick & Quick makes this stylish vest perfect indoors or out.
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large
Finished Chest: 42 (46, 50) inches. Length: 25 (26, 27)inches.
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
640-143 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Claret
Deep purplish red
Quantity needed: 6 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 56.94
Alternative Quantity: (6, 7)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.95
8 sts and 12 rows = 4" in rev St st on size 13 needles. TO INSURE PROPER SIZE, BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
C8B = Sl next 4 sts to cn and hold at back of work, k next 4 sts, k 4 sts from cnC8F = Sl next 4 sts to cn and hold at front of work, k next 4 sts, k 4 sts from cn
Cable Pat (worked over 12 sts): Rows 1, 5, 7 & 11 (RS): K 12.
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 &12: P 12.
Row 3: K 4, C8B.
Row 9: C8F, k 4.
Rep Rows 1-12 for cable pat.
BACK: Cast on 42 (46, 50) sts.
Work in k 1, p 1 rib for 3", inc 5 sts evenly across last row – 47 (51, 55) sts.
Est pat: Next row (RS): Size Small: P 3; k 12 (cable pat Row 1), p 17, k 12 (cable pat Row 1), p 3.
Size Medium: P 4, k 12 (cable pat Row 1), p 19, k 12 (cable pat Row 1), p 4.
Size Large: P 6, k 12 (cable pat Row 1), p 19, k 12 (cable pat Row 1), p 6.
All sizes: Work in est pats continuing cable pat on each indicated set of 12 sts and work other sections in rev St st (p on RS, k on WS) until piece measures 16" from beg, ending with a WS row.
Shape armholes: Maintaining pats, dec 1 st at each end of next 2 RS rows – 43 (47, 51) sts.
Continue even until piece measures 25 (26, 27)" from beg.
Bind off all sts.
Work same as Back until piece measures 22 1/2 (231/2 , 24 1/2 )" from beg, ending with a WS row – 43 (47, 51) sts.
Shape neck: Next Row (RS): Maintaining pats, work 17 (19, 21) sts, join another ball of yarn and bind off center 9 sts, work to end of row.
Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, dec 1 st at each neck edge on next 3 RS rows.
Continue even until piece measures same as Back to shoulders.
Bind off rem 14 (16, 18) sts each shoulders.
Sew left shoulder.
All Versions: Neckband: With RS facing, using circular knitting needle, pick up and k approx 36 sts around neck edge.
Work back and forth in k 1, p 1 rib for 4" or desired neck ribbing length.
Bind off loosely.
Sew right shoulder and neckband ribbing.
Armholes: With RS facing, using circular knitting needle, pick up and k 36 (40, 44) sts along armhole edge on sweater.
K one row, binding off across row.
Rep on other armhole.
Sew side seams.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
est = establish(ed)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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