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Short Sleeve Cable Turtle Neck

By: Patons

This free sweater knitting pattern from Patons create a cap-sleeve turtle neck pullover with an elegant cable pattern. Use comfy angora yarn and this intermediate knitting pattern to create your new favorite sweater.

Knit Short Sleever Turtle Neck


Materials:

  • Yarn: Patons® Angora Bamboo (50 g / 1.75 oz) Sizes XS/S (M-L-XL-2/3XL-4/5XL) #90018 (Sienna Bronze) 10 (11-12-13-14-15) balls
  • Knitting Needles: Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4½ mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle 24 ins [60 cm] long for collar
  • 2 stitch holders
  • Cable needle
  • Printable Pattern with Chart

Sizes:

To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small 28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Medium 36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
Large 40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]

Finished bust
X-Small/Small 35 ins [89 cm]
Medium 39 ins [99 cm]
Large 43 ins [109 cm]
Extra-Large 47 ins [119.5 cm]
2/3 X-Large 55 ins [139.5 cm]
4/5 X-Large 63 ins [160 cm]

Tension: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles.

Abbreviations:
C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle.
C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle.
MB = [(K1. yfwd) twice. K1] all in next st. Turn. P5. Turn. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. K2tog. Turn. P3. Turn. Sl1. K2tog. psso. Bobble complete.
T3B = Slip next stitch onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1 from cable needle.
T3F = Slip next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K2 from cable needle.
T4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P2 from cable needle.
T4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at front of work. P2, then K2 from cable needle.
Tw2R = Knit into front of 2nd stitch on lefthand needle without slipping stitch off needle, then knit into first st and slip both stitches off needle together.


Instructions:


The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

FRONT
**With smaller needles cast on 90 (98-110- 118-130-154) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.**
Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 4 ins [10 cm] ending on a 2nd row and inc 12 (14- 12-14-16-18) sts evenly across last row. 102 (112-122-132-146-172) sts.
Change to larger needles.
1st row: (RS). K15 (20-25-30-37-50). P2. K6. C4B. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. Tw2R. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K4. P4. K4. P4. K4. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. Tw2R. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. C4F. K6. P2. K15 (20-25- 30-37-50).
2nd and alt rows: P15 (20-25-30-37- 50). K2. P10. (K2. P2) 3 times. K2. (P4. K4) twice. P4. (K2. P2) 3 times. K2. P10. K2. P15 (20-25-30-37-50).
3rd row: K15 (20-25-30-37-50). P2. K4. C4B. K2. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. Tw2R. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. K4. P4. C4B. P4. K4. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. Tw2R. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K2. C4F. K4. P2. K15 (20-25- 30-37-50).
5th row: K15 (20-25-30-37-50). P2. K2. C4B. K4. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. Tw2R. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. (K4. P4) twice. K4. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. Tw2R. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. K4. C4F. K2. P2. K15 (20-25-30- 37-50).
7th row: K15 (20-25-30-37-50). P2. C4B. K6. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. Tw2R. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. (K4. P4) twice. K4. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. Tw2R. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. K6. C4F. P2. K15 (20-25-30-37- 50).
9th row: K15 (20-25-30-37-50). P2. MB. K5. C4B. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. Tw2R. P2. yo. Sl1. K1. psso. P2. (K4. P4) twice. K4. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. Tw2R. P2. K2tog. yo. P2. C4F. K5. MB. P2. K15 (20-25-30- 37-50).
10th row: As 2nd row.
Rep 3rd to 10th rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 10 ins [25.5 cm] ending on a 10th row of pat.
Place Chart: 1st row: (RS). K15 (20-25- 30-37-50). Work 1st row of Chart across next 72 sts. K15 (20-25-30-37-50).
2nd row: P15 (20-25-30-37-50). Work 2nd row Chart across next 72 sts. P15 (20- 25-30-37-50).
Cont working Chart as placed in last 2 rows until row 30 (26-24-20-20-16) of Chart is complete.
Shape armholes: Keeping cont of chart, cast off 6 (8-10-12-14-19) sts beg next 2 rows. 90 (96-102-108-118-134) sts rem.

Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Pat to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2togtbl. Pat to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
Rep last 2 rows (0-2-6) times more. (104- 106-106) sts rem.

All sizes: 1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Pat to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: P3. Pat to last 3 sts. P3.
Rep last 2 rows 5 (7-9-8-7-5) times more. 78 (80-82-86-90-94) sts rem.
Cont even in pat until row 52 of Chart is complete.
Shape neck: Next row: (RS). Pat across 28 (29-30-32-34-36) sts (neck edge). Turn.
Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Keeping cont of Chart, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 2 rows then on following alt rows 3 times more. 23 (24-25-27-29-31) sts rem.
Work last row of chart. Row 62 of Chart is complete.
Keeping cont of pat, as placed from chart (working T3B every alt row) dec 1 st at neck edge on next row and following alt rows 7 times more. 15 (16-17-19-21-23) sts rem.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (8-8-9-10-11) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even in pat. Cast off rem 8 (8-9-10-11-12) sts.
With RS facing, slip next 22 sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and pat from chart to end of row.
Keeping cont of chart, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 2 rows then on following alt rows 3 times more. 23 (24-25-27-29-31) sts rem.
Work last row of chart. Row 62 of chart is complete.
Keeping cont of pat, as placed from chart (working T3F every alt row) dec 1 st at neck edge on next row and following alt rows 7 times more. 15 (16-17-19-21-23) sts rem.
Work 2 rows even in pat.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (8-8-9-10-11) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even in pat.
Cast off rem 8 (8-9-10-11-12) sts.

BACK
Work from ** to ** as given for Front.
Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 4 ins [10 cm] ending on a 2nd row and inc 1 (3-1-3- 5-7) st(s) evenly across last row. 91 (101-111-121-135-161) sts.
Change to larger needles and work in stocking st until work from beg measures same length as Front to beg of armhole shaping, ending with a purl row.
Shape armholes: Cast off 6 (8-10-12-14- 19) sts beg next 2 rows. 79 (85-91-97- 107-123) sts rem.

Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:
1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2. Rep last 2 rows (0-2-6) times more. (93-95- 95) sts rem.

All sizes: 1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 5 (7-9-8-7-5) times more. 67 (69-71-75-79-83) sts rem.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 6 rows less than Front to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with a purl row.
Shape neck: Next row: (RS). K19 (20- 21-23-25-27) (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 4 rows. 15 (16-17-19-21-23) sts rem.
Purl 1 row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (8-8-9-10-11) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 8 (8-9-10-11-12) sts.
With RS facing, slip next 29 sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and knit to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 4 rows. 15 (16-17-19-21-23) sts rem.
Work 2 rows even.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 7 (8-8-9-10-11) sts beg next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 8 (8-9-10-11-12) sts.

SLEEVES
With smaller needles cast on 66 (70-70-74- 74-78) sts.
Work 4 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Front, inc 2 (0-2-2-2-2) sts evenly across last row. 68 (70-72-76-76-80) sts.
Change to larger needles and work 2 rows in stocking st.
Shape top: Cast off 3 (4-5-6-6-10) sts beg next 2 rows. 62 (62-62-64-64-60) sts rem.

Size 4/5XL only: 1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
Work 3 rows even.
Rep last 4 rows once more. 56 sts rem.

All sizes: 1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows 9 (13-15-19-19-19) times more. 42 (34-30-24-24-16) sts rem.

Sizes XS/S, M, L, XL and 2/3XL only:
1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. Sl1. K1. psso. K2.
2nd row: P2. P2togtbl. Purl to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
Rep last 2 rows 6 (4-3-1-1) time(s) more. 14 (14-14-16-16) sts rem.

All sizes: Cast off rem 14 (14-14-16-16- 16) sts

FINISHING
Pin pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth leaving cloth to dry.
Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves.
Collar: With RS facing, circular needle and beg at left shoulder seam, pick up and knit 24 sts down left front neck edge. Rib across 22 sts from front st holder. Pick up and knit 24 sts up right front neck edge and 7 sts down right back neck edge. K29 from back st holder dec 1 st at center. Pick up and knit 7 sts up left back neck edge. 112 sts. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd until Collar (from pick up edge) measures 4 ins [10 cm].
Next rnd: *K1. M1. K1. P2. Rep from * around. 140 sts.
Next rnd: *K3. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd until Collar (from pick up edge) measures 8½ ins [21.5 cm]. Cast off loosely in ribbing.

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