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Bird's Eye Turtleneck Sweater
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 60626A

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Chest 35 (38, 42, 46, 50) in. (89 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127) 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

830-134 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Terracotta

Burnt orange


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GAUGE:
17 sts + 22 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Bird's Eye pattern. 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 STITCH
Bird's Eye (multiple of 4 sts + 2)
Row 1 (WS): K1, *k2tog, (yo) twice, k2tog; rep from * across, end k1.
Row 2: K 1, *k1, k1 in yo of previous row, p1 in next yo, k1; rep from * across, end k1.


Row 3: K3, *k2tog, (yo) twice, k2tog; rep from * across, end k3.


Row 4: K3, *k1, k1 in yo of previous row, p1 in next yo, k1; rep from * across, end k3.


Rep Rows 1-4 for Bird's Eye pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK
Cast on 74 (82, 90, 98, 106) sts.


Foundation Row: Knit 1 row.
Beg with Row 1, work in Bird's Eye pattern until piece measures 13 in.

(33 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Shape Sleeve
Cast on 36 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 146 (154, 162, 170, 178) sts.
Continue working even in Bird's Eye pattern until piece measures 9 (9, 9 1/4, 9 1/4, 9 1/2) in.

(23 (23, 23.5, 23.5, 24) cm) from Sleeve cast on.
Shape Collar
Bind off 42 (44, 46, 48, 50) sts at beg of next 2 rows - 62 (66, 70, 74, 78) sts.

Continue working even in Bird's Eye pattern for 12 in.

(30.5 cm).

Bind off loosely.


FRONT
Work as for Back.



FINISHING
Sew shoulder and collar seams.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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