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Cable Tunic

Published: 06/12/14
Category: Tunics
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Cable Tunic

Size: 10.

Materials:

Yarn: 1000 g (50% Wool, 50% Acrylic, yardage = 123 m/100 g); 1 pair quick knit needles and 1 circular needle, both size 5 mm; one cable or auxiliary needle.

Stocking stitch: Work RS rows K and WS rows P.

Ribbing pattern: K1, P1.

Cable pattern: work acc to charts 1-4. Only RS rows are shown. On WS rows, work all sts as they appear.

Gauge:

St st: 12 sts and 18 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

Back:

Cast on 54 sts and work the band in rib patt for 24 rows.

Row 25: inc 6 sts evenly spaced across = 60 sts.

Then work in St st for 83 rows.

When work meas 84 rows from the band, shape raglan: dec 1 st each side before and after 2nd st, then on every alt row 20 times = 18 sts.

Row 127: Place all sts on stitch holder.

Front:

Cast on 54 sts and work the band in rib patt for 24 rows.

Row 25: inc 6 sts evenly spaced across = 60 sts.

Cont to work for 83 rows more in pats as foll: Selv st, K1, 18 sts Cable Patt acc to Chart 1, 20 sts Cable Patt acc to Chart 2, 18 sts Cable Patt acc to Chart 1, K1, selv st.

When work meas 84 rows from the band, shape raglan: dec 1 st each side before and after 2nd st, then on every alt row 20 times = 18 sts.

Row 127: Place all sts on stitch holder.

Right sleeve:

Cast on 22 sts and work in rib patt for 13 rows.

Row 14: inc 22 sts evenly across = 44 sts.

Cont to work for 66 rows more in pats as foll: Selv st, 11 sts in St st, 20 sts Cable Patt acc to Chart 3, 11sts in St st, 1 selv st.

Shape sleeve: Inc 1st at each end of 4 foll 8th rows = 52 sts.

When work meas 66 rows from the band, shape raglan: dec 1 st each side before and after 2nd st, then on every alt row 20 times = 10 sts.

Row 109: Place all sts on stitch holder.

Rep for left sleeve.

Finishing:

Sew side and sleeve seams.

Sew raglan seams.

Collar:

Slip all sts from holder to circular needle = 56 sts.

Cont in rib for 24 rows more.

Bind off all sts.

Chart

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