Flattering a-line shaping and split side hem offer a modern silhouette to a classic sweater. This sweater pattern offers two additional cable motifs which can be substituted for the cables shown in the sample. Knitters can also substitute the center purl section of the sample sweater with two additional texture patterns. Worked from the top-down using Elizabeth Doherty’s method, this sweater offers the ease of knitting in the round and the flattering fit of set in sleeves. The pattern also offers the education for knitters to supplement cable motifs of their choosing by following a few basic gauge rules.
33¾ (35½, 37½, 39¼, 41¼, 43, 46, 47¾, 49¾)” / 85.5 [90, 95, 100, 104.5, 109.5, 116.5, 121.5, 126] cm bust circumference; shown in size 35½” / 95 cm with 2” / 5 cm positive ease. Piece is intended to be worn with 2-4” / 5 - 10 cm of positive ease
Stone Wool Cormo
(100% Wyoming/Cormo wool; approx 200yd [182m]/100g)
6 [6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9] skeins in Scoured White colorway
US 7 [4.5 mm] 32” / 80 cm circular needle for rib trim
US 7 [4.5 mm] 16” / 80 cm circular needle for rib trim on neckband
US 8 [5.0 mm] 32” / 80 cm circular needle for for main body
One set of US 7 [4.5 mm] DPNs for sleeve rib trim (or one large circular, if using Magic Loop Method) for small circumference knitting
One set of US 8 [5.0 mm] DPNs for sleeve stockinette (or one large circular, if using Magic Loop Method) for small circumference knitting
or size needed to obtain gauge
Locking removable stitch markers
Center Pattern A, B, and C: 17 stitches and 26 rows/rnds = 4” / 10 cm with US 8 needles after blocking. Cable Chart A, B, and C: 21 stitches and 27 rows/rnds = 3” / 7.5 cm wide by 4” / 10 cm tall on US 8 needles after blocking. Sample shown in Center Pattern A and Cable Chart A.
Sample shown in Center Pattern A and Cable Chart A.
Knitters can substitute their own patterns for Center
Pattern and Cable Chart, so long as gauge is identical.
Because shoulder shaping short rows occur within the purl
stitches of Cable Chart A, B, and C, knitters may find it
easiest to substitute cables which follow a [p1, 4 stitch cable,
p1, 9 stitch cable, p1, 4 stitch cable, p1] rule.
Designer: Whitney Hayward
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