Pullover with Cables
Size: 10/12 (US 8/10)
Yarn: 500 g (50% Wool, 50% Acrilic, yardage = 250 m/100 g); 2 pairs quick knit needles, size 2.5 mm (US 2) and 3.5 (US 4) mm.
Rib Pattern: alt K2, P2.
Stockinette stitch (St st): work RS rows K and WS rows P.
Reverse stocking stitch (Rev st st): Work RS rows P and WS rows K.
Cable Pattern: Work according to chart. RS and WS rows are shown.
Rev St st: 21 sts and 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 162 sts and work 17 rows in Rev St st while dec 51 sts evenly across last row = 111 sts.
Cont as foll: selv st, 16 sts in Rev st st, 13 sts in Cable Patt from Row 1, 19 sts in Rev st st, 13 sts in Cable Patt from Row 31, 16 sts in Rev st st, selv st.
Armhole shaping: When work measures 51 cm from beg, bind off on every 2nd row at each end 4 sts once and 1 st twice.
Neckline Shaping: When piece measures 57 cm from beg, bind off center 29 sts and complete both sides separately.
Bind off 5 sts once and 3 sts once at inside edge for neckline rounding.
At the same time, for shoulder slants bind off 9 sts 3 times at each end.
Cast on 112 sts and work 10 cm in Rib Patt while dec 1 st for symmetry.
Cont working same as back, but for deeper neckline after 50 cm bind off centre 15 sts and work both sides separately.
Bind off 5 sts once, 3 sts once, 2 sts twice and 1 st 3 times at inside edge for neckline rounding.
Work shoulder slants same as for back.
Cast on 54 sts and work 7 cm in Rib Patt.
Cont as foll: 2 rows in St st, 3 rows in Rev St st, 3 rows in St st, 3 rows in Rev St st, while inc 4 sts evenly, 3 rows in St st, 3 rows in Rev St st, while inc 5 sts evenly, 3 rows in St st = 63 sts.
Cont as foll: selv st, 24 sts in Rev st st, 13 sts in Cable Patt, 24 sts in Rev st st, selv st.
Sleeve slants: After 2 cm inc at each end 1 st once and then inc 1 st 5 times every 5 cm.
Cont without shaping.
Cap Shaping: When work measures 46 cm from beg, bind off at each end 4 sts once and 2 sts once, then 1 st on approx 2/3 of cap, then dec 2 sts 3 times, 3 sts twice and 4 sts once, and bind off rem sts.
Sew shoulder and side seams.
Pick up 124 sts evenly around neck edge and using needles size 3.5 work 1.5 cm in Rib Patt, then switch to needles size 2.5 and work 1.5 more cm.