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Bulky Cabled Sweater

Stefanie Japel 2005

Tech editor: Alexandra Virgiel

This fitted cardigan with high-impact texture is a basic top-down raglan sweater, embellished with mirrored cables on fronts, back, and sleeves, and a bold, bordered k2p2 ribbing at cuffs and hem. The body of the sweater is worked back and forth on circular needles, and the sleeves are worked flat and seamed. The button band is picked up and worked after the body and sleeves are complete.

Sizes: S (30-34) M (36-40) L (42-46) XL (48-52)

Needles: US 11 (8mm) circular, US 10.5 (6.5mm) straight or circular, US 9 (5.5mm) straight or circular.

Yarn:  450(500, 600, 750) yards bulky yarn

Notions: yarn needle, cable needle, 5 1” buttons

Gauge: 10 sts =  4” in garter stitch on largest needles

Skills: Cables, ribbing, garter stitch, buttonholes, picking up stitches, seaming.  

Skill Level: Intermediate.  Not an appropriate "First Sweater" project.

$6