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Silky Turtleneck Cape
Lion Brand® Silky Twist
Pattern Number: L20623

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumferences: About 50 in. (127 cm) at lower edge; about 24 in. (61 cm) at top edge; about 17 in. (43 cm) at narrowest point. Finished Height: About 24 in. (61 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

927-205 Silky Twist Yarn: Teal

Deep blue-green


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Lion Brand Size 11 [8 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
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GAUGE:
8 1/2 sts + 13 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in 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:
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal strand lying between needles and placing it onto the left needle.

Knit this new stitch through the back loop – 1 st increased.

NOTES:
Cowl is worked in rnds, beg at lower edge with circular needle, then changing to double pointed needles when sts have been sufficiently decreased.


INSTRUCTIONS



COWL With longer circular needle, cast on 108 sts.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Join by working the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.

Slip marker as you come to it.

Rnds 1-23: *K6, p6; rep from * around.

Rnd 24 (Decrease Rnd): *K6, p4, p2tog; rep from * around - 99 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnds 25-27: *K6, p5; rep from * around.

Rnd 28 (Decrease Rnd): *K4, k2tog, p5; rep from * around - 90 sts.

Rnds 29-33: *K5, p5; rep from * around.

Rnd 34 (Decrease Rnd): *K5, p3, p2tog; rep from * around - 81 sts.

Rnds 35-37: *K5, p4; rep from * around.

Rnd 38 (Decrease Rnd): *K3, k2tog, p4; rep from * around - 72 sts.

Rnds 39-43: *K4, p4; rep from * around.

Rnd 44 (Decrease Rnd): *K4, p2, p2tog; rep from * around - 63 sts.

Rnds 45-47: *K4, p3; rep from * around.

Change to double pointed knitting needles (dpns) while working the next rnd.

Working with one dpn at a time, work 18 sts onto each of 3 dpns.

Continue working in the rnd with the 4th dpn.

Rnd 48 (Decrease Rnd): *K2, k2tog, p3; rep from * around - 54 sts.

Rnds 49-53: *K3, p3; rep from * around.

Rnd 54 (Decrease Rnd): *K1, k2tog, p1, p2tog; rep from * around - 36 sts.

Rnds 55-66: *K2, p2; rep from * around.

Rnd 67 (Increase Rnd): *K1, M1, k1, p1, M1, p1; rep from * around - 54 sts.

Rnds 68-79: *K3, p3; rep from * around.Bind off loosely in pattern.



FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)


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