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My Mink Coat
Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - Microspun
Pattern Number: 50925AD
Fun with faux!

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: XS, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X
Finished Bust 37 1/4 (40, 44, 48 1/4, 52, 56 1/4, 61) in. [95.5 (101.5, 112, 123.5, 132, 143.5, 155) 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

320-153 Fun Fur Yarn: Black Rich, true black
Quantity needed: 7 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 34.93
Alternative Quantity: (8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15)
Note: (A)

320-126 Fun Fur Yarn: Chocolate Deep, rich brown
Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 19.96
Alternative Quantity: (4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Note: (B)

910-153 Microspun Yarn: Ebony

True black


Quantity needed: 8 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 42.32
Alternative Quantity: (8, 10, 10, 12, 12, 12)
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 15 [10 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.95


Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
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Estimated Price: $ 3.60


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

GAUGE:
13 sts and 10 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Garter st (k every row) with larger needles and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held together. 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:
Pattern A
Work in Garter st (k every row) with larger needles and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held together.



Pattern B
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with smaller needles and 2 strands of C held together.


INSTRUCTIONS



COAT
BACK
With larger needles and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog, cast on 62 (66, 72, 78, 84, 90, 98) sts.

Work 4 rows in Pattern A.

Change to smaller needles and 2 strands of C and work 14 rows in Pattern B.

Continue in pattern sequence as follows: 4 rows Pattern A, 12 rows Pattern B, (4 rows Pattern A, 10 rows Pattern B) twice, 4 rows Pattern A, 8 rows Pattern B.
When pattern sequence has been completed, rep (4 rows Pattern A, 6 rows Pattern B) to end.

AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 12 (13, 13, 13, 14, 14, 14) in.

[30.5 (33, 33, 33, 35.5, 35.5, 35.5) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Shape Armholes
Bind off 3 (3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then dec 1 st at each edge every RS row 1 (2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 6) times - 54 (56, 60, 62, 66, 68, 72) sts.

Work even in pattern as established until piece measures 20 (21, 21x, 22, 23, 24 24) in.

[51 (53.5, 56, 56, 58.5, 61, 61) cm] from beg.

Bind off.




LEFT FRONT
With larger needles and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog, cast on 30 (32, 36, 40, 42, 46, 50) sts.

Work in pattern sequence as for Back until piece measures 10 (11, 11, 11, 12, 12, 12) in.

[25.5 (28, 28, 28, 30.5, 30.5, 30.5) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Shape Collar
Next Row (RS): Work to last 9 sts, place marker, inc 1, work in Rev St st (p on RS, k on WS) to last 4 sts, work last 4 sts in Garter st.
Next Row: Work as established.
Next Row: Work to marker, slip marker, inc 1, work in Rev St st to last 4 sts, work last 4 sts in Garter st.
Rep last 2 rows 16 (16, 16, 18, 20, 20, 20) more times and, AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 12 (13, 13, 13, 14, 14, 14) in.

[30.5 (33, 33, 33, 35.5, 35.5, 35.5) cm] from beg, end with aWS row.



Shape Armhole
Bind off 3 (3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) sts at beg of next RS row, then dec 1 st at beg of every RS row 1 (2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 6) times.

Work until piece measures 14 (15, 16, 16, 17, 17, 17) in.

[35.5 (38, 40.5, 40.5, 43, 43, 43) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.




Shape Neck
Next Row: Work to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, work to end of row.

Work 5 rows even as established.

Rep last 6 rows 2 more times.
Work as established until piece measures same as Back, end with a WS row.

Bind off all sts up to marker.

K across rem 27 (27, 27, 29, 31, 31, 31) sts.



Short Row Collar Shaping
Working with 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B only, shape collar as follows:
Row 1: K 15, turn.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: Knit to end of row.
Row 4: Purl.
Rep Rows 1-4 until collar measures 3 in.

[7.75 cm] from bound off sts.

Bind off remaining sts.



RIGHT FRONT
Work as for Left Front, reversing shaping.




SLEEVES
With larger needles and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog, cast on 48 (48, 52, 52, 54, 56, 58) sts.

* Work 4 rows in Pattern A.

Change to smaller needles and 2 strands of C.

Work 10 rows in Pattern B.

Change to larger needles and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B.

Rep from * until piece measures 12 (12, 13, 13, 14, 14, 15) in.

[30.5 (30.5, 33, 33, 35.5, 35.5, 38) cm] from beg, end with a WS row.



Shape Cap
Bind off 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Dec 1 st at each end of every RS row 15 (15, 16, 16, 16, 17, 17) times.

Bind off remaining sts.



FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.

Sew in Sleeves.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Sew back collar seam.

Sew collar to neck edge.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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