Alaska by Jo Storie


August 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in double moss stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1115 - 1550 yards (1020 - 1417 m)
Chest: Size 1 81-86cm (32-34in); Size 2 91.5-96.5cm (36-38in); Size 3 101.5-106.5cm (40-42in)
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Aran cable cardigan

β€œThis cardigan is knitted in one piece and is cleverly seamed to form the innovative shape. With double moss stitch as the ground, a large interlocking cable twists up both fronts and across the shoulders in a distinctive edge to edge cardigan. Wear it on its own or with your favourite leather belt.β€œ - Jo Storie

Note this pattern has been written for Cornish Organic wool - β€˜Peruk’ which is no longer available a suitable substitute has been given.

Knitted measurements approx:
Size 1 48cm (19in)
Size 2 56cm (22in)
Size 3 62cm (24Β½in)

Size 1 172cm (67in)
Size 2 191cm (75in)
Size 3 210cm (82ΒΌin)

Ability: Intermediate

You will need:
β€’ one pair each of 4.5mm (US 7) and 5mm (US 8) straight needles
β€’ a cable needle
β€’ a tapestry needle for sewing up
β€’ row counter and stitch markers.

Skills required:
β€’ You will need to be able to follow symbols charts and work in double moss and cable stitch patterns.

Yarn shade:
Light grey

Yardage per size (approx):
Size 1 - 1020m (1115yds)
Size 2 - 1295m (1415yds)
Size 3 - 1420m (1550yds)