This top-down, raglan-style cardigan is worked in an allover rib stitch in one piece. At four points around the waist (two at the front, two at the back) the ribs curve into a cable motif, providing gentle, flattering shaping. A rectangular shawl collar is worked separately in an all-over version of the same motif and sewn on.
Cable instructions are both written and charted.
Sizes: 33 (36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54)” / 84 (91.5, 99, 106.5, 114.5, 122, 129.5, 137) cm bust.
Yarn: Red Barn Yarns Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair); 190 yds/175 m/100 gr. Color: Summer Night Sky (dark blue). 8 (8, 10, 11, 12,
13 , 14) skeins.
Gauge: 20 sts x 24 rows = 4″ over k2, p2 rib, blocked.
Needles: US #8 (or size needed to achieve gauge), five #8 US dpns, US #7, US #9.
Notions: Eight 3/4″ buttons; stitch holders; seven stitch markers; tapestry needle; cable needle.
Sarah BarbourKnitting and crochet designer/teacher and stay-at-home mother to three lovely little girls. Recently relocated to Oregon from the Illinois and enjoying my new life as a West Coaster.
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