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
  • Pattern specs

    CONSTRUCTION

    • The cardigan is worked in pieces from the bottom up and sewn together. The collar stitches are picked up around the front edges and back neck edge. The collar is then worked flat and shaped using Short Rows: Turn & Slip Method.
    • The Sloped Bind Off is used when shaping the armholes, shoulders, and sleeve caps.


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 38 (41¼, 45¼, 49, 53¼, 57¼)” [96.5 (105, 115, 124.5, 135.5, 145.5) cm] circumference at chest, buttoned
    • Sample shown is size 41¼” [105 cm] with 7¼” [18.5 cm] ease on model

    Need help picking a size? See our resource page on Selecting a Sweater Size 101.


    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)


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