Product description

“I loved the idea of using Loft for this sweater. Traditionally, cables are worked with a heavier weight yarn for a more dramatic and graphic effect. With Loft, the cabled sleeves are kept light and airy without the characteristic bulk of cables.” – Michele Wang

Designer: Michele Wang

Collection: Winter 2013

 

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Hellebore

Cabled Sleeve Raglan Sweater

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Skill Level 4 of 5
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  • Product description

    “I loved the idea of using Loft for this sweater. Traditionally, cables are worked with a heavier weight yarn for a more dramatic and graphic effect. With Loft, the cabled sleeves are kept light and airy without the characteristic bulk of cables.” – Michele Wang

    Designer: Michele Wang

    Collection: Winter 2013

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    • Approximately 1365 (1475, 1640, 1790, 1990, 2130) yards of fingering weight wool yarn


    YARN

    • 5 (6, 6, 7, 8, 8) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g)
    • Photographed in color Fossil


  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    Working Gauge:

    • 26 stitches & 40 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needles, before blocking
    • 41 stitches & 49 rows = 4″ in Cabled pattern from Chart with Size A needles, before blocking


    Finished Gauge:

    • 26 stitches & 40 rows = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needles, after blocking
    • 36 stitches & 40 rows = 4″ in Cabled pattern from Chart with Size A needles, after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (Gauge Needle):

    • One pair of straight needles or a 24″ or 32″ long circular needle in size needed to obtain gauges listed
    • Suggested Size: 3¼ mm (US 3)


    Size B (For Neckband Only): 

    • One 16” long circular needle three sizes smaller than Size A needles
    • Suggested Size: 2¼ mm (US 1)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 35 (38½, 42½, 46, 49½, 53½)” bust circumference, seamed
    • Intended Ease: + 3-5″
    • Sample shown is size 38½” with + 4½” ease on model


  • Pattern Updates

    30 October 2013: (Version 2.0):

    On Page 5, second column under SLEEVES (after the first two rows), the instructions have been corrected to read: “Work 4 more rows as established, ending with a WS row.”

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