Ancasta by Meiju Kallio


December 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1234 - 2050 yards (1128 - 1875 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL) (see notes)
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Errata available:

Errata is for Laine Magazine Issue 1. Pdf-pattern fixed.

“And you can take me anywhere you want as long as there is soil under my feet, wind playing with my hair and birds singing in the sky.”

Ancasta is finally available as individual Ravelry purchase! Saatavilla nyt Ravelrysta myös suomeksi!

This dreamy cable dress features beautiful cable textures, worked seamlessly from the top down, with raglan yoke and sleeve shaping. The body length of the dress can be easily modified to sweater length, if preferred. The dress is named after a Celtic goddess. Pattern can be found in the first issue of Laine Magazine.

This dress is intended to be worn with small amount of positive ease (approx. 2”/5 cm).
Approx. finished garment measurements: 31.5(35.5, 39.5, 43.5, 47.25, 51.2, 55.1)”/80(90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140) cm on bust.
The sample shown is size S.

20 sts and 26 rows = 4” 10 cm in Stockinette stitch with larger US 6 (4 mm) needles.
26 sts and 26 rows = 4” 10 cm in Cable pattern with larger US 6 (4 mm) needles.

Isager Strik Jensen (100% pure new wool, 100g/273 yds/250 m per skein),
You need approx. 5(5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins or 1234(1365, 1500, 1630, 1760, 1920, 2050)yds / 1130(1250, 1375, 1500, 1620, 1750, 1875)m sport weight yarn. Note! If you use different yarn your yardage may vary. The sample was knitted in size S with colour 3.
US 4 (3,5 mm) 40”/100 cm circular needle for ribbing.
US 6 (4 mm) 40”/100 cm circular needle for body and sleeves.
Adjust the needle size to get the correct gauge.
Cable needle, yarn needle, stitch markers, stitch holders/scrap yarn.