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Joanie Boatneck

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A classic 1960’s style boatneck inspired by our gal Joan from Mad Men! Create your own color scheme to suit your style or mood. Mini cables adorn the raglan lines, sides, and inner sleeves. Knit seamlessly from the top down!


SIZES
XS (S, M, L) 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X
♥ finished bust size:
30 (34, 38, 42) 46, 50, 54, 58” / 76 (88, 98, 105) 119, 130, 138, 147 cm

Pattern includes notes for customizing your size.

YARN
fingering weight: approximately
820 (945, 1115, 1350) 1500, 1625, 1730, 1910 yards / 750 (865, 1020, 1235) 1370, 1485, 1580, 1745 meters / 196 (225, 265, 321) 357, 387, 412, 455grams
♥ Yarn A: 185 (210, 250, 300) 335, 360, 385, 425 yards / 170 (190, 230, 275) 305, 330, 350, 390 meters / 43 (50, 59, 71) 79, 86, 91, 101 grams
♥ Yarn B: 65 (75, 90, 110) 120, 130, 140, 155 yards / 60 (70, 80, 100) 110, 120, 130, 140 meters / 16 (18, 21, 26) 29, 31, 33, 36 grams
♥ Yarn C: 295 (340, 400, 485) 540, 585, 620, 685 yards / 270 (310, 365, 445) 495, 535, 565, 625 meters / 70 (81, 96, 116) 129, 139, 148, 164 grams
♥ Yarn D: (140, 165, 195, 235) 260, 280, 300, 330 yards / 130 (150, 180, 215) 240, 255, 275, 300 meters / 34 (39, 46, 56) 62, 67, 71, 79 grams
♥ Yarn E: 135 (155, 185, 220) 245, 265, 285, 315 yards / 125 (140, 170, 200) 225, 240, 260, 290 meters / 32 (37, 44, 53) 59, 64, 68, 75 grams

SUGGESTED YARN
“Peerie” by Brooklyn Tweed (100% merino wool; 210 yards/192 meters, 50 g)
♥ Yarn A: Hammock (off white) 1 (1, 2, 2) 2, 2, 2, 2 skeins
♥ Yarn B: Firebrush (red) 1 skein
♥ Yarn C: Aurora (aqua green) 2 (2, 2, 3) 3, 3, 3, 3 skeins
♥ Yarn D: Seaglass (seafoam green) 1 (1, 1, 2) 2, 2, 2, 2 skeins
♥ Yarn E: Admiral (royal blue) 1 (1, 1, 1) 2, 2, 2, 2 skeins

SUGGESTED NEEDLES
♥ Main Fabric: Needle A: US 3 (3.25 mm)
A.1 : 16” cable
A.2: 32-40” cable
A.3: 24” cable
A.4: preferred method for small circumference (use A.2 for magic loop, or DPNs)
♥ Ribbing: Needle B: US 2 (2.75 mm)
B.1: 16” cable
B.2: preferred method for small circumference (32” or DPNs)
Use size needed to obtain gauge, plus one size smaller for ribbing.

NOTIONS
♥ locking stitch markers, scrap yarn or stitch holders, tapestry needle, cable needle (or DPN)

GAUGE
in stockinette
28 sts & 40 rows = 4”/10 cm
Needle A, after blocking, work in stripes as noted under “Blocking”

TECHNIQUES
♥ Top Down Raglan Construction
♥ Simple Cabling
♥ Knitting Stripes in the Round
♥ Short Rows
DIFFICULTY: 2/5

CONSTRUCTION
The Joanie Boatneck is a raglan construction knit top down, seamlessly.

ALTERNATE COLOR SCHEMES
Some suggestions to get you started:
pale pink/black/fuscia/medium pink/charcoal
mustard yellow/oxblood/mauve/cream/black
full on monochrome in several shades of the same color
lavender/kelly green/yellow/coral/cerulean
chartreuse/orchid purple/yellow ochre/cream/black
rainbow: red/orange/yellow/green/blue/end with purple
mint/red/pink/cream/mint
This project also makes a great stash buster! Use up your left over yarn and odd skeins.

Note on Yardage: yardage given is an estimation based on recommended yarn & fiber. If you are substituting yarn or customizing your size, you may require more or less than indicated.
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