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Fuzzy Turtleneck
Lion Brand® Moonlight Mohair
Pattern Number: 50880

SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)
SIZE: XS, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X

Finished Chest 32 (37 1/2, 41, 44 1/2, 48, 53 1/2, 57) in. [81 (95, 104, 113, 122, 136, 144.5) cm]
Length: Short Version
19 (19, 20 1/2, 21, 21 1/2, 23, 23 1/2) in. [48.25 (48.25, 52, 53.25, 54.5, 58.5, 59.75) cm]
Long Version
24 (24, 25 1/2, 26, 26 1/2, 28, 28 1/2) in. [61 (61, 64.75, 66, 67.25, 71, 72.5) cm]
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

510-208 Moonlight Mohair Yarn: Arctic Circle White and black with silver sparkles.
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (5, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8)
Note: Note: For the short version, purchase 4 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) balls

Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 15 [10 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials

  1. size 15 [10 mm] double pointed needles OR 16" [40 cm] circular needle
  2. size 13 [9 mm] double pointed needles OR 16" [40 cm] circular needle

GAUGE:
9 sts = 4 in. [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with larger needles.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

M1 (make 1)

An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle. Knit this new stitch through the back loop.

ssk (slip, slip, knit)

Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; Insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog


INSTRUCTIONS




BACK

Cast on 36 (42, 46, 50, 54, 60, 64) sts. Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS)
for 2 in. [5 cm] for short version or 7 in. [17.75 cm] for long version, end
with a WS row.

Next Row (Dec Row): K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, ssk, k1 - 34 (40, 44, 48,
52, 58, 62) sts. Work even for 2 in. [5 cm], end with a WS row. Rep Dec Row
− 32 (38, 42, 46, 50, 56, 60) sts. Work even for 4 in. [10 cm], end with a
WS row.

Next Row (Inc Row): K1, m1, k to last st, m1, k1 − 34 (40, 44, 48,
52, 58, 62) sts

Work even for 2 in. [5 cm], end with a WS row. Rep Inc Row − 36 (42, 46,
50, 54, 60, 64) sts. Work even until piece measures 12 (12, 13, 13, 14, 14, 14)
in. [30.5 (30.5, 33, 33, 35.5, 35.5, 35.5) cm] for short version or 17 (17, 18,
18, 19, 19, 19) in. [43.25 (43.25, 45.75, 45.75, 48.25, 48.25, 48.25) cm] for
long version.

Shape Armhole

Bind off 2 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at each
edge every RS row 2 (3, 3, 4, 4, 6, 6) times − 28 (30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40)
sts. Work even until Back measures 19 (19, 20 1/2, 21, 21 1/2, 23, 23 1/2) in. [48.25
(48.25, 52, 53.25, 54.5, 58.5, 59.75) cm] for short version or 24 (24, 25 1/2, 26,
26 1/2, 28, 28 1/2) in. [61 (61, 64.75, 66, 67.25, 71, 72.5) cm] for long version.

Shape Shoulder

Bind off 3 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then bind off 4 (4,
4, 5, 5, 6, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Place remaining 14 sts on holder for
Back Neck.

FRONT

Work as for Back until Front measures 17 (17, 18 1/2, 19, 19 1/2, 21, 21 1/2) in.
[43.25 (43.25, 47, 48.25, 49.5, 53.5, 54.5) cm] for short version or 22 (22,
23 1/2, 24, 24 1/2, 26, 26 1/2) in. [56 (56, 59.75, 61, 62.25, 66, 67.25) cm] for long
version.

Shape Neck

Work across 10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16) sts and slip to a holder, bind off
center 8 sts, work across remaining 10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16) sts. Working on
10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16) sts, dec 1 st at Neck edge every row 3 times. Work
even same length as Back to Shoulder.

Shape Shoulder

Bind off 3 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) sts at Shoulder edge, work 1 row even. Bind
off remaining 4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7) sts. Slip sts from holder back to needle, and
rep neck and shoulder shaping on other side.

FINISHING
Collar

From RS with larger double pointed needles, k14 sts from Back Neck holder,
pick up and k7 sts along Left Front Neck, 8 sts across Center Front Neck and 7
sts along Right Front Neck − 36 sts. Join, place marker for beginning of
rnd. Work in St st (k every rnd) until Collar measures 10 in. [25.5 cm] from
beg. Change to smaller double pointed needles and work even for 3 in. [7.5 cm]
more. Bind off.

Armhole Edging

With RS facing and larger double pointed needles, pick up and k 30 (30, 32,
34, 36, 38, 40) sts around Armhole. Bind off. Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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