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Cozy Collar Jacket
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 858
Cuddle up in this warm, woven-look knit sweater.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X
Finished bust/chest: 42 (46, 50, 55, 60, 65) in..
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

640-404 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Wood

Medium brown


Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 47.45
Alternative Quantity: (6, 6, 7, 7, 8)
Note: (A)

640-402 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Wheat

Cream with natural black fibers


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.49
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Size 13 [9 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.49


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

Additional Materials
Six 1 in. buttons.
GAUGE:
8 sts and 12 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in rev St st. 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 (Note: For all except slide rows, turn work at end of row as usual to be ready for next row.

Sliding sts to other end of needle results in striped reverse St st fabric without cutting of A and B for one row stripes.

Carry colors not in use loosely along side.)
Rows 1 & 3 (RS): With A, purl.
Row 2: With A, knit.
Row 4: With B, knit.
Row 5: Slide all sts to other side of circular needle (do not turn work); with A, knit.
Row 6: With B, purl.
Row 7: Slide all sts to other side of circular needle (do not turn work); with A, purl.
Row 8: With A, knit.
Rep Rows 1-8 for pat st.

NOTES:
Lower portion of Back and Fronts is worked vertically; yoke is worked horizontally.


INSTRUCTIONS



SWEATER
BACK:
Lower portion: With A, cast on 28 sts.

Work in pat st for 21 (23, 25, 27 1/4, 30, 32 1/4) in..

Bind off.
Bottom edge: With RS facing and A, pick up and k 42 (46, 50, 55, 60, 65) sts evenly along one side edge (not cast-on or bound-off edge).

With A, knit 6 rows (3 ridges).

Bind off.
Yoke: With RS facing and A, pick up and k 42 (46, 50, 55, 60, 65) sts evenly along opp side edge (not cast-on or bound-off edge).

With A, work in rev St st for 10 (10, 11, 11, 12, 12) in..
Note: Piece should meas 25 (25, 26, 26, 27, 27) in.

in length.

Bind off.



RIGHT FRONT:
Lower portion: With A, cast on 28 sts.

Work in pat st for 10 1/4 (11 1/4, 12 1/4, 13 1/4, 15, 16) in..

Bind off.
Bottom edge: With RS facing and A, pick up and k 21 (23, 25, 27, 30, 32) sts along one side edge (not cast-on or bound-off edge).

With A, knit 6 rows (3 ridges).

Bind off.
Yoke: With RS facing and A, pick up and k 21 (23, 25, 27, 30, 32) sts evenly along opp side edge (not cast-on or bound-off edge).

With A, work in rev St st for 8 (8, 9, 9, 10, 10) in., ending with a WS row.
Shape neck: Cont in rev St st with A, bind off 4 sts at beg of next RS row (neck edge), then 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3) sts at beg of next RS row (neck edge), then 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) sts at beg of next RS row (neck edge).

Work even in rev St st until same length as Back.

Bind off.



LEFT FRONT: Work to correspond to Right Front, rev neck shaping.

(Note: Shape neck at beg of WS rows.)

SLEEVES: With A, cast on 20 (20, 22, 22, 24, 24) sts.

Knit 6 rows (3 ridges).

Work in rev St st, inc 1 st at each end every 4th row 10 (10, 11, 11, 12, 12) times -- 40 (40, 44, 44, 48, 48) sts.

Work even until Sleeve meas 18 in.

or desired length.

Bind off.



FINISHING: Sew shoulder seams.

Sew in Sleeves.
Button band: With RS facing and A, pick up and k 52 (52, 54, 54, 56, 56) sts evenly along center Front (Left Front for female; Right Front for male).

Knit 1 row A, 2 rows B, 2 rows A, binding off loosely on last row.



Buttonhole band: Work in same manner as button band (Right Front for female; Left Front for male), however, working six buttonholes (= k2tog, yo) evenly spaced on RS, B row.



Collar: With RS facing and A, beg and ending at button band st next to body, pick up and k approx 34 (38, 41, 44, 47, 50) sts around neck edge.

Work in garter st (k every row), inc 1 st at each end of collar (k in back and front of 2nd st from beg of row and in 3rd st from end of row) every other row 8 times (or 10 times for wider collar, if desired).

Knit 2 rows even, binding off loosely on last row.

Weave in ends.

Sew on buttons.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
p = purl
pat = pattern
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
Rev St st = reverse stockinette stitch
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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