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Knit Fur Trimmed Top
Lion Brand® PolarSpun - Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 40225
Knit Pattern: Easy Teens and 'tweens will love this textured take on the peasant top.

Super-soft Polarspun forms the main body of the sweater; Fun-Fur edging fancies up the neckline with enough left over to make a ponytail holder.

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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Child 5-6, Child 7-8, Child 9-10, Child 11-12, Child 13-14, Child 15-16
Finished chest 33 1/2 (35, 37 1/2, 40, 41, 42 1/2)”
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.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

360-147 PolarSpun Yarn: Polar Purple Bright medium purple
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 13.98
Alternative Quantity: (2, 3, 3, 3, 3)

320-208 Fun Fur Yarn: Tropical Green, aqua, and hot pink
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
12.75 sts + 19.25 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with MC. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
M1 (make 1 st) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle.

Work this new stitch through the back loop.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK

With MC, cast on 54 (56, 60, 64, 66, 68) sts.

Work 36 (42, 48, 52, 56, 60) rows St st, ending with a WS row.

Shape Armhole: Bind off 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8) sts at beginning of next 2 rows.

Cast on 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8) sts at beginning of next 2 rows.

Shape Sleeve: [K 1, M1] 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8) times, k to last 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8) sts, [k 1, M1] 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8) times – 66 (68, 74, 78, 82, 84) sts.

Work 17 (19, 21, 21, 23, 25) rows even.

Shape Neck<: K3tog 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 5) times, k2tog 21 (22, 22, 24, 26, 27) times, k3tog 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 5) times – 29 (30, 32, 34, 36, 37) sts.

Change to CC and work 4 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) rows St st for neck trim.

Bind off all sts.


FRONT

Work as for Back.



FINISHING

Sew shoulder seams from bound off CC edge to end of cast on sts at armhole.

Sew side seams from edge of bound off sts at underarm to beg cast on.

Weave in ends.



PONYTAIL HOLDER

With CC and crochet hook, work 50 single crochet around large ponytail elastic.

Join with slip st in beg single crochet.

Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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