Knit Turtleneck Shell


Size 14 – 16

MATERIALS:
1 Pr. Standard Knitting Needles #8
1 Crochet Hook size F
12 ounces Knitting Worsted weight yarn

Check your Gauge! — 4 sts. to 1 inch.









BACK:
Cast on 69 sts. work in pattern as follows:
Row 1 — (Right side) purl across the row.
Row 2 – Kl, PI across the row, ending Kl.
Repeat these 2 rows for pattern, work to underarm 13 inches. Bind off 4 sts. each side then work until armhole measures 7 1/2 inches. Bind off 10 sts at the beginning of each row twice each side, then start pattern on row 2, this reverses pattern. Work for 6 inches. Bind off.

FRONT:
Work the same as back to underarm. Bind off 4 sts. each side. Work until armhole measures 5 1/2 inches, slip the center 15 sts. on st. holder. Work 1 side at a time K2 tog. at neck edge every other row 3 times. Work even until armhole measures the same as back. Bind off 10 sts. from shoulder edge every other row twice. Work other side the same.

FRONT TURTLE COLLAR:
On wrong side of work pick up 47 sts. from shoulder to shoulder. Work in pattern for 6 inches. Bind off.

FINISHING:
Sew sides and shoulders, sew side of collar with a slip st. Work 2 rows of single crochet around armhole. Bind off.

Block with a damp cloth.





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  1. Shay April 8, 2009

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