The opening for the neck is too big? You could pick up stitches around the whole neck, and work ribbing for an 1 1/4" or so..... That's a common style for necks. It looks especially good if you've got ribbing on the cuffs or bottom edge to match.
Any other thoughts, anyone?....
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