Product description

Wonderfully warm on winter mornings as it may be, this knee-length knitted robe in Shelter is too beautiful to confine to the house. A symphony of extravagant cables demands public appreciation. On top of its ornate motifs, Aspen boasts a full array of perfect details: a large shawl collar shaped with short rows, set-in sleeves, generous pockets, a ribbed belt and belt loops. Subtle A-line shaping allows for easy movement within a trim silhouette. This robe is a master class in cable knitting; choose a light-colored yarn to best display your work.

Designer: Michele Wang

Collection: CAPSULE | Michele Wang

 

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Aspen

Cabled Robe Cardigan

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  • Product description

    Wonderfully warm on winter mornings as it may be, this knee-length knitted robe in Shelter is too beautiful to confine to the house. A symphony of extravagant cables demands public appreciation. On top of its ornate motifs, Aspen boasts a full array of perfect details: a large shawl collar shaped with short rows, set-in sleeves, generous pockets, a ribbed belt and belt loops. Subtle A-line shaping allows for easy movement within a trim silhouette. This robe is a master class in cable knitting; choose a light-colored yarn to best display your work.

    Designer: Michele Wang

    Collection: CAPSULE | Michele Wang

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARN

    • 18 (20, 22, 23, 26, 27) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50 grams)
    • Sample photographed in color Fossil


    YARDAGE

    • 2485 (2675, 2975, 3220, 3550, 3765) total yards of worsted weight yarn


    Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.
  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    • 25 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in chart patterns with Size A needle(s), after blocking
    • 18 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric)

    • One 32″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)


    Size B (for Ribbing, Pocket Linings, and Belt Loops)

    • One 47″ circular needle and two double-pointed needles (DPNs), two sizes smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 38 (41¼, 45¼, 49, 53¼, 57¼)” [96.5 (105, 115, 124.5, 135.5, 145.5) cm] circumference at bust, buttoned
    • Intended Ease: + 3–5″ [7.5–12.5cm]
    • Sample shown is size 41¼” [105 cm] with 7¼” [18.5 cm] ease on model


  • Techniques

    Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

    • Sloped Bind Off
    • Binding Off Over Cabled Fabrics
    • Short Rows: Turn & Slip Method
    • One Row Buttonhole


  • Pattern Updates

    Current Pattern: v2.0

    22 August 2017:

    Version 2.0 

    • The cast on number for the Left and Right Fronts has been changed to 60 (68, 72, 80, 84, 92).
    • The end of the Work Ribbing section of Left and Right Fronts has been changed to “…ending with a WS row, and increasing 2 (0, 2, 0, 2, 0) stitches evenly spaced on last row. [62 (68, 74, 80, 86, 92) stitches now on needle]”


    If you purchased a copy of the print book CAPSULE: Michele Wang, click here to download the errata for Aspen.

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