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Cables and Ribs

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Cabled pullover with a ribbed collar and sleeves. Shown in Patons Astra.

Sizes

XS
32 ins [81.5 cm]
40½ ins [103 cm]
S
34 ins [86.5 cm]
43 ins [109 cm]
M
36 ins [91.5 cm]
45 ins [114.5 cm]
L
38 ins [96.5 cm]
46 ins [117 cm]
XL
40 ins [101.5 cm]
48½ ins [123 cm]
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Size:

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  • XL
To fit bust measurement
32 ins [81.5 cm]
Finished bust measurement
40½ ins [103 cm]

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Main Color (MC)

Astra | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$1.35

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
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The materials for this project cost $8.29

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

pat = pattern

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS 32 ins [81.5 cm]
S 34 ins [86.5 cm]
M 36 ins [91.5 cm]
L 38 ins [96.5 cm]
XL 40 ins [101.5 cm]
Finished bust measurement
XS 40½ ins [103 cm]
S 43 ins [109 cm]
M 45 ins [114.5 cm]
L 46 ins [117 cm]
XL 48½ ins [123 cm]

MATERIALS

Cable Pullover
Astra
SizesXSSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
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Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle. St holder.

GAUGE

22 sts and 30 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

Panel Pat (worked over 28 sts).
1st row: (RS). (K2. P4) twice. K6. P4. K2. P4.
2nd row: (P6. K4) twice. P8.
3rd row: K2. (P2. C4B) twice. K2 (C4F. P2) twice.
4th row: P4. K4. P10. K4. P6.
5th row: K2. (C4B. P2) twice. K2. (P2. C4F) twice.
6th row: P2. K4. P14. K4. P4.
7th row: K4. P4. (K2. P4) 3 times. K2.
8th row: As 6th row.
9th row: K2. (C4F. P2) twice. K2. (P2. C4B) twice.
10th row: As 4th row.
11th row: K2. (P2. C4F) twice. K2. (C4B. P2) twice.
12th row: As 2nd row.
These 12 rows form Panel Pat.

BACK
**Cast on 118 (126-134-138-146) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows [K2. P2] ribbing until work from beg measures 3 ins [7.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row and inc 24 sts evenly across last row. 142 (150- 158-162-170) sts.
Proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K0 (4-4-6-0). P0 (0- 4-4-0). (Work 1st row of Panel Pat) 5 (5-5-5-6) times. K2 (6-2-2-2). P0 (0-4-4-0). K0 (0-4-6-0).
2nd row: P2 (6-10-12-2). (Work 2nd row of Panel Pat) 5 (5-5-5-6) times. P0 (4-8-10-0).
3rd row: K0 (4-2-4-0). (C4F) 0 (0- 1-1-0) time. P0 (0-2-2-0). (Work 3rd row of Panel Pat) 5 (5-5-5-6) times. K2 (6-2-2-2). P0 (0-2-2-0). (C4B) 0 (0-1-1-0) time. K0 (0-2-4-0).
4th row: P0 (0-2-4-0). K0 (0-2-2- 0). P2 (6-6-6-2). (Work 4th row of Panel Pat) 5 (5-5-5-6) times. P0 (4- 4-4-0). K0 (0-2-2-0). P0 (0-2-4-0).
5th row: K0 (4-2-4-0). P0 (0-2-2- 0). (C4F) 0 (0-1-1-0) time. (Work 5th row of Panel Pat) 5 (5-5-5-6) times. K2 (6-2-2-2). (C4B) 0 (0-1- 1-0) time. P0 (0-2-2-0). K0 (0-2-4-0).
6th row: P0 (0-2-4-0). K0 (0-4-4- 0). P2 (6-4-4-2). (Work 6th row of Panel Pat) 5 (5-5-5-6) times. P0 (4- 2-2-0). K0 (0-4-4-0). P0 (0-2-4-0).
7th row: K0 (0-2-4-0). P0 (0-4-4- 0). K0 (4-2-2-0). (Work 7th row of Panel Pat) 5 (5-5-5-6) times. K2 (6- 4-4-2). P0 (0-4-4-0). K0 (0-2-4-0).
8th row: As 6th row.
9th row: K0 (4-2-4-0). P0 (0-2-2- 0). (C4B) 0 (0-1-1-0) time. (Work 9th row of Panel Pat) 5 (5-5-5-6) times. K2 (6-2-2-2). (C4F) 0 (0-1- 1-0) time. P0 (0-2-2-0). K0 (0-2-4-0).
10th row: As 4th row.
11th row: K0 (4-2-4-0). (C4B) 0 (0- 1-1-0) time. P0 (0-2-2-0). (Work 11th row of Panel Pat) 5 (5-5-5-6) times. K2 (6-2-2-2). P0 (0-2-2-0). (C4F) 0 (0-1-1-0) time. K0 (0-2-4-0).
12th row: As 2nd row.
These 12 rows form Side Sts and Panel Pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 14 ins [35.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: 1st row: Cast off 6 (10-8-10-6) sts. K2 (including st on needle after cast-off). Pat to end of row.
2nd row: Cast off 6 (10-8-10-6) sts. P2 (including st on needle after cast-off). Pat to end of row. 130 (130-142-142-158) sts.**
Working first 2 sts and last 2 sts in stocking st, cont even in pat until armhole measures 7 (-8--9) ins [18 (19-20.5-21.5-23) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 35 (35-39-39-46) sts beg next 2 rows. Leave rem 60 (60-64-64-66) sts on a st holder.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Working first 2 sts and last 2 sts in stocking st, cont even in pat until armhole measures 4 (-5--6) ins [10 (11.5-12.5-14-15) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Pat across 55 (55- 60-60-67) sts (neck edge). Turn.
Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Keeping cont of pat, cast off 4 sts beg next and following alt row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 12 (12-13-13-13) rows. 35 (35-39-39- 46) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to shoulder, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
With RS of work facing, slip next 20 (20-22-22-24) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even.
Keeping cont of pat, cast off 4 sts beg next and following alt row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 12 (12-13-13-13) rows. 35 (35-39-39- 46) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to shoulder, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

SLEEVES
Cast on 50 (54-54-58-62) sts.
Work 3 ins [7.5 cm] in [K2. P2] ribbing as given for Back. Cont in ribbing, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 4th row until there are 98 (106-114-118-126) sts, taking inc sts into ribbing.
Cont even in ribbing until work from beg measures 21 (22-23-24- 24) ins [53.5 (56-58.5-61-61) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in ribbing.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Collar: Sew right shoulder seam. With RS of work facing, pick up and knit 30 (30-31-31-31) sts down Left Front neck edge. K20 (20-22-22-24) from front st holder dec 3 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 30 (30-31-31-31) sts up Right Front neck edge. K60 (60- 64-64-66) from back st holder dec 9 sts evenly across. 128 (128-136- 136-140) sts.
1st row: (WS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last row until work from beg measures 9 ins [23 cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in ribbing.
Sew left shoulder seam and collar seam, reversing seam on collar for fold-back. Place markers 1 (-1- -1) ins [2.5 (4-2.5-4-2.5) cm] down from cast-off edge at each side of sleeve. Sew in sleeves, placing rows above markers between cast-off sts at Front and Back armholes to form square armholes. Sew side and sleeve seams.