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Sleeveless Turtleneck
Lion Brand® Glitterspun®
Pattern Number: kgs-turtleneck

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X
S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) Finished chest 36 (38, 40, 42, 44, 46) inches
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

990-170 Glitterspun Yarn: Gold Sparkling gold
Quantity needed: 5 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: (5, 6, 6, 7, 7)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Size 6 (4 mm) - 16 inches (40 cm) circular needles
GAUGE:
18 sts + 24 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) on larger needles. 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



TURTLENECK

BACK
With smaller needles cast on 81 (86, 91, 96, 101, 106) sts.

Work in K1, P1 Rib for 11 rows.

Change to larger needles and continue in St st until piece measures 14" from beg, end after WS row.
Armhole shaping Bind off 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Decrease row (RS) Slip 1 st, k 1, p 1, k2tog, knit to last 5 sts, ssk, p 1, k 2.
Next row (WS) Slip 1 st, p 1, k 1, purl to last 3 sts, k 1, p 2.
Repeat these 2 rows 7 (8, 8, 9, 9, 10) times more - 57 (60, 63, 66, 69, 72) sts.



Cont as foll:
Next row (RS) Slip 1 st, k 1, p 1, k to last 3 sts, p 1, k 2.
Next row (WS) Slip 1st st, p 1, k 1, p to last 3 sts, k 1, p2.
Repeat last 2 rows until armhole measures 7 1/4 (7 3/4, 8, 8 1/2, 8 1/4, 9)".
Shoulder and neck shaping Bind off 6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then bind off 7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 9) sts at beg of foll 2 rows.

Place rem 31 (32, 33, 34, 35, 36) sts onto stitch holder for Back Neck.



FRONT
Work as for back until armhole measures 5 (5 1/2, 5 1/4, 5 3/4, 6, 6 1/2)".
Neck shaping: Left shoulder (RS) Slip 1, k 1, p 1, k 13 (14, 15, 16, 17, 18), ssk, k 2, place next 17 (18, 19, 20, 21, 22) sts onto stitch holder for Front Neck.

Attach a separate ball of yarn and work rem sts as follows: k 2, k2tog, k 13 (14, 15, 16, 17, 18), p 1, k 2.

Working both shoulders at same time, repeat decreases at neck edge each RS row 6 times more.

When front measures same as back, beg at armhole edge on each shoulder, bind off 6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9) sts, then bind off rem 7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 9) sts .

NECK
Sew shoulder seams.

With RS facing and circular needles, work across 31 (32, 33, 34, 35, 36) sts from Back Neck holder, pick up 8 sts, work across 17 (18, 19, 20, 21, 22) sts from Front Neck holder, pick up 8 sts - 64 (66, 68, 70, 72, 74) sts.

Join to beg and work in K1, P1 Rib around until neckband measures 6".

Bind off loosely.

FINISHING
Sew side seams.

Weave in loose ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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