Sue McCain

Hand Knitting Patterns

Sue McCain

Hand Knitting Patterns

Openwork Turtleneck

The body of this sweater is worked in stockinette stitch and the sleeves and turtleneck are worked in an easy openwork pattern. Wear this sweater out on the town, to work, or to dress up your favorite pair of jeans. You’ll never want to take it off!

This pullover is worked from the bottom up in pieces, then sewn together.

The openwork pattern is presented in both written and charted formats.


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Skill Level: Intermediate

Skills Used: Lace knitting, knitting in the round, increasing and decreasing, picking up stitches

Sizes: X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)

Finished Measurements: 31 (35.5, 40.5, 43, 47.5, 52.5, 55, 59.5, 64.5)” bust, with fronts overlapped; intended to be worn with approximately 4″ ease

Materials: Worsted weight wool blend: 815 (900, 1020, 1070, 1165) (1285, 1360, 1505, 1655) yards

Model knit in Meringue by Knit One Crochet Too (60% Merino wool / 25% viscose / 15% polyamide, 50g
hank = 100 yards): Color #250.

Needles and Notions: One pair size 6 (4 mm) needles, OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE; one size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle, 16” long; stitch marker

Gauges: In Openwork Stitch, 20 sts and 26 rows = 4”/10 cm; in Stockinette st, 18 sts and 26 rows = 4”/10cm

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