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Cables and Texture

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A wide center cable draws the eye in this textured aran pullover.

Sizes

S
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
Small 41 ins [104 cm ]
M
34-36 ins [86-91 cm]
45½ ins [115.5 cm]
L
38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
50 ins [127 cm]
XL
42-44 ins [107-112 cm]
53 ins [134.5cm]
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The materials for this project cost $16.32

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
To fit chest measurement
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
Finished chest measurement
Small 41 ins [104 cm ]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool Worsted | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 6/4mm
$5.99

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 8/5mm
$5.99

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
$2.99

Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
$1.35
The materials for this project cost $16.32

Abbreviations

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

C6B = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

C8B = Slip next 4 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle.

Inc(s) = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

P = purl

pat = pattern

psso = pass slipped stitch over

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

T4B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then P1 from cable needle.

T4F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K3 from cable needle.

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest measurement
S 30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
M 34-36 ins [86-91 cm]
L 38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
XL 42-44 ins [107-112 cm]
Finished chest measurement
S Small 41 ins [104 cm ]
M 45½ ins [115.5 cm]
L 50 ins [127 cm]
XL 53 ins [134.5cm]

MATERIALS

Classic Wool Worsted
SizesSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
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11121314
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle. 1 st holder.

GAUGE

19 sts and 25 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

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

PANEL PAT A
(worked over 32 sts)
1st row: (RS). (K4. P2) twice. K8. (P2. K4) twice.
2nd and alt rows: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
3rd row: K4. P2. C4F. P2. K8. P2. C4F. P2. K4.
5th row: (K4. P2) twice. C8B. (P2. K4) twice.
7th row: T4F. P1. C4F. P1. T4B. T4F. P1. C4F. P1. T4B.
9th row: P1. T4F. K4. T4B. P2. T4F. K4. T4B. P1
11th row: P2. K4. C8B. P4. C8F. K4. P2.
13th row: P2. C8B. T4F. P2. T4B. C8F. P2.
15th row: P1. T4B. C4F. P1. T4F. T4B. P1. C4F. T4F. P1.
17th row: T4B. P1. K4. P2. C8B. P2. K4. P1. T4F.
19th row: As 3rd row.
20th row: As 2nd row.
These 20 rows form panel pat A.

PANEL PAT B
(worked over 16 sts)
1st row: (RS). P1. K6. P4. K2. P3.
2nd and alt rows: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
3rd row: As 1st row.
5th row: P1. C6B. P4. K2. P3.
7th row: As 1st row.
9th row: P3. K2. P6. K2. P3.
11th row: P3. K2. P4. K6. P1.
13th row: As 11th row.
15th row: P3. K2. P4. C6B. P1.
17th row: As 11th row.
19th row: As 9th row.
20th row: As 2nd row.
These 20 rows form panel pat B.

BACK
With smaller needles cast on 94 (106-114-128) 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 for 2 ins [5 cm] ending on a 2nd row and inc 22 (28-30-38) sts evenly across last row. 116 (134- 144-166) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (Right side). P8 (1-6-1). (Work 1st row panel pat B) 2 (3-3- 4) times. P2. Work 1st row panel pat A. P2. (Work 1st row panel pat B) 2 (3-3-4) times. P8 (1-6-1).
2nd row: K8 (1-6-1). (Work 2nd row panel pat B) 2 (3-3-4) times. P2. Work 2nd row panel pat A. P2. (Work 2nd row panel pat B) 2 (3-3- 4) times. K8 (1-6-1).
3rd row: P8 (1-6-1). (Work 3rd row panel pat B) 2 (3-3-4) times. P2. Work 3rd row panel pat A. P2. (Work 3rd row panel pat B) 2 (3-3- 4) times. P8 (1-6-1).
4th row: K8 (1-6-1). (Work 4th row panel pat B) 2 (3-3-4) times. P2. Work 4th row panel pat A. P2. (Work 4th row panel pat B) 2 (3-3- 4) times. K8 (1-6-1).
Panel pats are now in position.
Cont in reverse stocking st, working appropriate rows panel pat until work from beg measures 18 ins [45.5 cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 8 (8-8-9) sts beg next 2 rows. 100 (118-128-148) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 6½ (7-7½-8) ins [16.5 (18-19-20.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FRONT
Work as given for Back until 10 (10-12-12) rows less have been worked before cast off.
Neck shaping: Next row: (RS). Pat across 34 (43-48-58) sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 5 (6-6-7) rows. 29 (37-42-51) sts.
Work 4 (3-5-4) rows even in pat, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.
With RS of work facing slip next 32 sts from spare needle onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and pat to end of row.
Keeping cont panel pats, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 5 (6-6-7) rows. 29 (37-42-51) sts.
Work 4 (3-5-4) rows even in pat, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

LEFT SLEEVE
**With smaller needles cast on 42 (46-46-50) sts.
Work 2 ins [5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back ending on a 2nd row and inc 26 (22-22-18) sts evenly across last row. 68 sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). Work 1st row panel pat B. P2. Work 1st row panel pat A. P2. Work 1st row panel pat B.
2nd row: Work 2nd row panel pat B. P2. Work 2nd row panel pat A. P2. Work 2nd row panel pat B.
3rd row: Work 3rd row panel pat B. P2. Work 3rd row panel pat A. P2. Work 3rd row panel pat B.
4th row: Work 4th row panel pat B. P2. Work 4th row panel pat A. P2. Work 4th row panel pat B. Panel pats are now in position.
Cont working appropriate rows panel pats, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following 4th (4th-2nd-2nd) rows to 108 (112- 86-90) sts taking inc sts into panel pat B.

Sizes L and XL only: Inc 1 st each end of needle on following 4th rows to (120-124) sts, taking inc sts into panel pat B.

All sizes: Cont even in pat until sleeve from beg measures 16¼ (16¾-17¼-17¾) ins [41.5 (42.5- 44-45) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Place markers at each end of last row.
Work 8 rows even in pat, ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole and saddle strip shaping: Cast off 37 (39-43-45) sts beg next 2 rows. 34 sts.
Cont even in pat until saddle strip when slightly stretched, measures length to fit across shoulder, ending with WS facing for next row.**
Neck shaping: Cast off 17 sts beg next row. 17 sts. Cont even in panel pat until strip from neck cast off measures 3½ (-3¾-4) ins [8.5 (9.5-9.5-10) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

RIGHT SLEEVE
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Sleeve.
Work 1 row even, thus ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Cast off 17 sts beg next row. 17 sts. Cont even in panel pat until strip from neck cast off measures 3½ (-3¾-4) ins [8.5 (9.5-9.5-10) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

Finishing
Block all pieces to measurements, cover with a damp cloth and allow to dry.
Neckband: Sew front armhole and saddle strip seams sewing rows below markers on sleeves along cast off sts of armhole on Front to form a square armhole.
With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 25 (27-29-31) sts along neck edge of left sleeve saddle strip from cast off edge to front seam, 10 (10-12-12) sts down left front neck edge. K32 from front st holder dec 8 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 10 (10-12-12) sts up right front neck edge to seam, then 25 (27-29-31) sts along neck edge of right sleeve saddle strip to cast off edge. 94 (98-106-110) sts..
Beg and ending with a 2nd row, work 2½ ins [6 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back. Cast off in ribbing.
Sew center back saddle strip seam and neckband seam. Fold neckband in half to WS and sew loosely in position. Sew back armhole and saddle strip seams sewing rows below markers on sleeves along cast off sts of armhole on Back to form a square armhole. Sew side and sleeve seams.