Pullover with cables

Published: 06/10/16
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Pullover with cables

Sizes: 12/14 (US 10/12)

Materials:

Yarn: 450 g (45% Cotton, 55 % Acrylic, yardage = 230 m/100 g); one pair each quick knit needles sizes 3.5 mm (US 4) and 4.5 mm (US 7) and one circular needle size 3.5 mm (US 4). 

Stocking stitch (St st): work RS rows K and WS rows P.

Rib Pattern: K2, P2 Rib.

Cable Pattern: 

Work according to chart. Only RS rows are shown.

On WS rows, work all sts as they appear.

Repeat Rows 1-10 throughout.

Gauge:

16 sts and 24 rows = 10 x 10 cm over St st with 3.5 mm needles.

Back: 

Using needles size 3.5 mm, cast on 88 sts and work 14 rows in Rib Patt for border, at center inc 1 st on the last WS row = 89 sts.

Change to needles size 4.5 mm. Group sts as foll: selv st, 10 sts in St st, 10 sts in Cable Patt, 9 sts in St st, 10 sts in Cable Patt, 9 sts in St st, 10 sts in Cable Patt, 9 sts in St st, 10 sts in Cable Patt, 10 sts in St st, selv st. 

Work in pats as established until 76 rows are complete.

Armhole Shaping: On Row 77 from beg, bind off 3 sts at each end, then 2 sts every other row once and 1 stitch once = 77 sts. 

On Row 131 from border, bind off all sts.

Front: 

Work like back, but with deeper neckline.

Neckline Shaping: On Row 87 from border, bind off center 11 sts and 3 sts every other row once, 2 sts twice and 1 stitch 5 times at both neck edges. 

On Row 131 from border, bind off rem 27 shoulder sts.

Sleeves: 

Using needles size 3.5 mm, cast on 48 sts and work 14 rows in Rib Pat.

Change to needles size 4.5 mm and cont as foll: selv st, 18 sts in St st, 10 sts in Cable Patt, 18 sts in St st, selv st. 

Sleeve Shaping: inc 1 st each side every 8th row 11 times = 70 sts.

Armhole Shaping: On Row 101 from border, bind off 3 sts at each end, then 2 sts every other row once and 1 stitch 9 times. 

On Row 131 from border, bind off rem 42 sts.

Finishing:

Sew shoulder seams.

Sew in sleeves, join side and sleeve seams. 

Neck Band: With circular needle, pick up 145 sts evenly around neck edge and work 15 rnds in St st, bind off all sts. 

pullover chart

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