Sterling Cables Sweater

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Sterling Cables Sweater

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Intricate aran-style cable sweater with delicate braided accents. Shown in Bernat Satin

XS/S
28 - 34" [ 71-86.5 cm ]
37" [ 94 cm ]
Medium
36 - 38" [ 91.5-96.5 cm ]
42.5" [ 108 cm ]
Large
40 - 42" [ 101.5-106.5 cm ]
44" [ 112 cm ]
X-Large
44 - 46" [ 112-117 cm ]
50" [ 127 cm ]
2/3 X-Large
48 - 54" [ 122-137 cm ]
57.5" [ 146 cm ]
4/5 X-Large
56 - 62" [ 142-157.5 cm ]
67" [ 170.5 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $31.54

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Size:

  • XS/S
  • Medium
  • Large
  • X-Large
  • 2/3 X-Large
  • 4/5 X-Large
To fit bust measurement
28 - 34" [ 71-86.5 cm ]
Finished bust
37" [ 94 cm ]

Step 2:

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

Color Info

Satin | Grey Mist Heather, 04045Edit Color
$20.94

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$2.70
The materials for this project cost $31.54

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

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

C6F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

K2togtbl = Knit 2 stitches together through back loops.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

M1P = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and purling into back of loop.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

P2togtbl = purl 2 stitches together through back loops

pat = pattern

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.

T5B = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1, K2 from cable needle.

T5F = Slip next 3 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at front of work. P2, then K3 from cable needle.

T7B = Slip next 4 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then (P1. K3) from cable needle.

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS/S 28 - 34" [ 71-86.5 cm ]
Medium 36 - 38" [ 91.5-96.5 cm ]
Large 40 - 42" [ 101.5-106.5 cm ]
X-Large 44 - 46" [ 112-117 cm ]
2/3 X-Large 48 - 54" [ 122-137 cm ]
4/5 X-Large 56 - 62" [ 142-157.5 cm ]
Finished bust
XS/S 37" [ 94 cm ]
Medium 42.5" [ 108 cm ]
Large 44" [ 112 cm ]
X-Large 50" [ 127 cm ]
2/3 X-Large 57.5" [ 146 cm ]
4/5 X-Large 67" [ 170.5 cm ]

MATERIALS

Satin (100 g/3.5 oz;182 m/200 yds)
SizesXS/SMediumLargeX-Large2/3 X-Large4/5 X-Large 

Grey Mist Heather (04045)
67891011
Sizes 4.5 (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle. 2 st holders.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Panel Pat A(worked over 46 sts)
(see page 34).
1st row:(RS). (P1. K3) twice. P6. K3. P1. K3. P4. K3. P1. K3. P6. (K3. P1) twice.
2nd and alt rows:Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
3rd row:T4B. P1. T4F. P3. (T5B. P1. T5F) twice. P3. T4B. P1. T4F.
5th row:K3. P3. T5F. T4B. P5. C6F. P5. T4F. T5B. P3. K3.
7th row:T4F. P4. C6F. P5. T4B. T4F. P5. C6F. P4. T4B.
9th row:P1. T4F. P1. T5B. T4F. P3. T4B. P2. T4F. P3. T4B. T5F. P1. T4B. P1.
11th row:P2. T7B. (P3. K3) twice. P4. (K3. P3) twice. T7B. P2.
13th row:P1. T4B. P1. T5F. T4B. P3. T4F. P2. T4B. P3. T4F. T5B. P1. T4F. P1.
15th row:T4B. P4. C6F. P5. T4F. T4B. P5. C6F. P4. T4F.
17th row:K3. P3. T5B. T4F. P5. C6F. P5. T4B. T5F. P3. K3.
19th row:T4F. P1. T4B. P3. (T4F. P3. T4B) twice. P3. T4F. P1. T4B.
21st row:(P1. K3) twice. P3. (P2. T4F. P1. T4B) twice. P5. (K3. P1) twice.
23rd row:P1. T7B. P6. T7B. P4. T7B. P6. T7B. P1.
24th row:As 2nd row.
These 24 rows form Panel Pat A.
Panel Pat B (worked over 6 sts)
(see page 34).
1st row:(RS). C6B.
2nd and alt rows:P6.
3rd, 5th and 7th rows:K6.
8th row:As 2nd row.
These 8 rows form Panel Pat B.
Panel Pat C (worked over 6 sts)
(see page 34).
1st row:(RS). C6F.
2nd and alt rows:P6.
3rd, 5th and 7th rows:K6.
8th row:As 2nd row.
These 8 rows form Panel Pat C.
Back
**With smaller needles, cast on 80 (92-96-108-124-144) sts.
1st row:(RS). (P1. K1) 6 (9-10-13-17-22) times. P1. K5. P3. K6. P5. K6. P4. K6. P5. K6. P3. K5. (P1. K1) 6 (9-10-13-17-22) times. P1.
2nd row:(K1. P1) 6 (9-10-13-17-22) times. K1. P5. K3. P6. K5. P6. K4. P6. K5. P6. K3. P5. (K1. P1) 6 (9-10-13-17-22) times. K1.
Rep last 2 rows 10 times more.
Next row:(RS). (P1. K1) 6 (9-10-13-17-22) times. P1. K2. M1. K3. P1. M1P. P2. K3. M1. K3. P2. M1P. P3. K3. M1. K3. P4. K3. M1. K3. P3. M1P. P2. K3. M1. K3. P2. M1. P1. K3. M1. K2. (P1. K1) 6 (9-10-13-17-22) times. P1. 90 (102-106-118-134-154) sts.
Next row:(K1. P1) 6 (9-10-13-17-22) times. K1. P6. K4. P3. K1. P3. K6. P7. K4. P7. K6. P3. K1. P3. K4. P6. (K1. P1) 6 (9-10-13-17-22) times. K1.
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
1st row:(RS). K13 (19-21-27-35-45). Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. P3.
Work 1st row of Panel Pat A. P3.
Work 1st row of Panel Pat C. K13 (19-21-27-35-45).
2nd row:P13 (19-21-27-35-45).
Work 2nd row of Panel Pat C. K3.
Work 2nd row of Panel Pat A. K3.
Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. P13 (19-21-27-35-45).
Panel Pats A, B and C are now in position.
Cont in pat, inc 1 st each end of needle on 5th and following 14th row. 94 (106-110-122-138-158) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 14½ (14½-14½-15½-16½-17½) ins [37 (37-37-39.5-42-44.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape armholes:Keeping cont of pat, cast off 5 (8-8-10-12-16) sts beg of next 2 rows. 84 (90-94-102-114-126) sts.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st each end of needle on next 3 (3-3-5-7-9) rows, then every following alt row 3 (5-5-4-5-7) times. 72 (74-78-84-90-94) sts.**
Cont even in pat until armholes measure 8 (8---9-) ins [20.5 (20.5-21.5-21.5-23-24) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape shoulders:Cast off 7 (7-8-9-10-11) sts beg next 2 rows, then 8 (8-9-10-11-11) sts beg following 2 rows. Leave rem 42 (44-44-46-48-50) sts on a st holder.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 5 (5-5-5--) ins [12.5 (12.5-12.5-12.5-14-14) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape neck: 1st row: Pat 20 (20-22-24-26-27) sts (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 4 rows, then following alt row once. 15 (15-17-19-21-22) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 (8---9-) ins [20.5 (20.5-21.5-21.5-23-24) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape shoulder:Cast off 7 (7-8-9-10-11) sts beg of next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 8 (8-9-10-11-11) sts.
With RS of work facing, slip next 32 (34-34-36-38-40) sts onto a st holder. Join yarn to rem sts and pat to end of row.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 4 rows, then following alt row once. 15 (15-17-19-21-22) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 8 (8---9-) ins [20.5 (20.5-21.5-21.5-23-24) cm], ending with a RS row.
Shape shoulder:Cast off 7 (7-8-9-10-11) sts beg of next row. Work 1 row even. Cast off rem 8 (8-9-10-11-11) sts.
Sleeves
With smaller needles, cast on 48 (48-48-52-56-56) sts.
1st row:(RS). (K1. P1) 8 (8-8-9-10-10) times. (K4. P2) twice. K4. (P1. K1) 8 (8-8-9-10-10) times.
2nd row:(P1. K1) 8 (8-8-9-10-10) times. (P4. K2) twice. P4. (K1. P1) 8 (8-8-9-10-10) times.
Rep last 2 rows 13 times more.
Next row:(RS). (K1. P1) 8 (8-8-9-10-10) times. (K1. M1. K2. M1. K1. P2) twice. K1. M1. K2. M1. K1. (P1. K1) 8 (8-8-9-10-10) times. 54 (54-54-58-62-62) sts.
Next row:(P1. K1) 8 (8-8-9-10-10) times. (P6. K2) twice. P6. (K1. P1) 8 (8-8-9-10-10) times.
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
1st row:(RS). K16 (16-16-18-20-20). (Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. P2) twice. Work 1st row of Panel Pat B. K16 (16-16-18-20-20).
2nd row:P16 (16-16-18-20-20).
(Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. P2) twice. Work 2nd row of Panel Pat B. P16 (16-16-18-20-20).
Panel Pat B is now in position.
Keeping cont of pat, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 8th (6th-6th-4th-2nd-2nd) row to 64 (68-72-64-70-94) sts, then every following 10th (8th-8th-6th-4th-4th) row to 66 (72-78-82-96-106) sts, taking inc sts into stocking st.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 17½ (18-18½-18½-17-16) ins [44.5 (45.5-47-47-43-40.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape top:Cast off 3 (4-4-5-6-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 60 (64-70-72-84-90) sts.
Next row:(RS). K2. K2tog. Pat to last 4 sts. K2togtbl. K2.
Next row:Work even in pat.
Rep last 2 rows 8 (9-8-9-15-18) times more. 42 (44-52-52-52-52) sts.
Next row:(RS). K2. K2tog. Pat to last 4 sts. K2togtbl. K2.
Next row:P2. P2togtbl. Pat to last 4 sts. P2tog. P2.
Rep last 2 rows to 10 (12-12-12-16-16) sts. Cast off.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements.
Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Collar:Sew right shoulder seam.
With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 15 (15-15-17-19-19) sts down left front neck edge. Pat 32 (34-34-36-38-40) sts from front st holder. Pick up and knit 15 (15-15-17-19-19) sts up right front neck edge. Pat 42 (44-44-46-48-50) sts from back st holder. 104 (108-108-116-124-128) sts.
1st row:(WS). Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts across next 42 (44-44-46-48-50) sts. (K1. P1) 7 (7-7-8-9-9) times. K1. Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts across next 32 (34-34-36-38-40) sts. (K1. P1) 7 (7-7-8-9-9) times. K1.
2nd row:Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
Rep last 2 rows for 4 ins [10 cm].
Cast off in pat.
Sew left shoulder and collar seam.
Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.