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.
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.