Product description

“A simple A-line sheath, enhanced with fluid cable transitions, juxtaposes classic and modern, elegant and casual, complex and understated elements. A pleasure to knit and a pleasure to wear; comfort and timeless style prevail.” – Ann McCauley

Designer: Ann McCauley

Collection: Wool People 5

 

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Amherst

Cabled Sweater Dress

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  • Product description

    “A simple A-line sheath, enhanced with fluid cable transitions, juxtaposes classic and modern, elegant and casual, complex and understated elements. A pleasure to knit and a pleasure to wear; comfort and timeless style prevail.” – Ann McCauley

    Designer: Ann McCauley

    Collection: Wool People 5

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARN

    • 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50 grams)
    • Photographed in color Barn Owl


    YARDAGE

    • Approximately 925 (1050, 1185, 1340, 1510, 1680) yards of worsted weight wool yarn


  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    Working Gauge:

    • 24 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in Cable Twist Ribbing with Size A needle; before blocking
    • 20 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle; before blocking
    • 24 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in Tudor Grillwork Cable pattern with Size A needle; before blocking


    Finished Gauge:

    • 22 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in Cable Twist Ribbing with Size A needle; after blocking
    • 18 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle; after blocking
    • 20 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in Tudor Grillwork Cable pattern with Size A needle; after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric):

    • One pair of straight needles or one 32” long circular needle in size needed to obtain gauges listed
    • Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)


    Size B (for section of Yoke, Edging and Bands):

    • One each 16” and 24” long circular needles one size smaller than Size A Needle
    • Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 33 (35½, 39, 43½, 48, 51½)” finished garment at bust
    • Intended ease: +2-4″
    • Sample shown is size 35½” with 1½” ease on model


  • Pattern Updates

    Current Pattern: v1.1

    2 April 2018: 

    Version 1.1 Typo in 1/1 RC entry in Legend corrected.

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