Mock Turtleneck Shoulder Warmer
This week on Ask Me Monday we talk magic loop method, how to set up for knitting a garment with shoulders from the top-down, and I offer up this free pattern for a stripy, Mock Turtleneck Shoulder Warmer. Enjoy!
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Mocking (Mock Turtleneck Shoulder Warmer) Pattern
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Vickie Howell Montoya Merino (100% superwash merino; 175 yds), in colors: 1 hank (A) Bernadillo Blue, and 1 hank (B) Prickly Pear
Size US 8/5 mm, 32″ circular needles (or set of double-pointed needles)
Size US 9/5.5 mm, 32″ circular needles
4 stitch markers
One size (with modification instructions)
10″/25 cm tall
21″/53 cm wide
Fits up to 17″/43 cm neck
16 sts x 20 rows = 4″/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch, on larger needles
k1tbl = knit 1 stitch through the back loop
kf&b = knit in front and back of the same stitch to increase 1.
With smaller needles, A, and using the magic loop method (unless you opted for dpns), CO 56 sts. Distribute sts, and join rnd taking care not to twist.
Rnds 1-12: *[K1tb] twice, p2; rep from * around.
Switch to larger needles.
Set-up Rnd: K9, pm, k10, pm, k18, pm, k10, pm, k to end.
Rnd 1: With A, [k to 1 st before marker, kf&b, sl m, kf&b] four times, k to end.– 8 sts inc.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rnd 3: With B, [k to 1 st before marker, kf&b, sl m, kf&b] four times, k to end. — 8 sts inc.
Rnd 4: Knit.
Repeat rnds 1-4 nine times total (or until your piece measures 1″/2.5 cm shorter than desired length). — 200 sts.
Rnds 1-4: With A, *K1tbl, p1; rep from * around.
BO in patt st.
Weave in ends. Block piece.