Appleton Cabled Pullover by Angela Hahn

Appleton Cabled Pullover

Knitting
January 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1000 - 1660 yards (914 - 1518 m)
Garment bust circumference 35½ (40, 44¼, 48, 52¼, 56)"/90.5 (101.5, 112.5, 122, 133, 142) cm
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This cropped pullover, with a wide shallow neck and ¾ length sleeves, ends just below the waist, making it perfect for layering over another top—or it can be easily lengthened to the top or middle of the hip, for a more classic look. A wide cabled panel accents the front.

Difficulty
Intermediate to advanced: Skills include working in the round, cable knitting and reading cable chart, special decrease technique which is similar to the first step of a Three-Needle Bind-Off, short row shaping, and grafting OR Three-Needle Bind-Off for underarms.

Sizes S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
(All measurements are garment, not body dimensions)
Body circumference 35½ (40, 44¼, 48, 52¼, 56)“/90.5 (101.5, 112.5, 122, 133, 142) cm; Length 17½ (17½, 19, 19¼, 19¼, 19¼)”/44.5 (44.5, 48, 49, 49, 49) cm; Upper arm circumference 13 (13¾, 15¼, 16¾,18½, 20)“/ 33 (35, 39, 42.5, 47, 51) cm

Materials
Yarn
#3 Light (DK) weight, 1000 (1100, 1290, 1420, 1550, 1660) yd/915 (1010, 1180, 1300, 1420, 1525) m. Shown in Rowan Softyak DK (76% cotton, 15% yak, 9% nylon; 148 yd/135 m to 1.75 oz/50 g), color #241 Lawn, 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) balls. Purchase extra yarn if increasing length!
Needles US 6/4 mm: 24-47” circular needle (cir), depending on selected garment size, for body; 16-24” cir for neckband; set of double-pointed needles (dpn) for sleeves and special decrease. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Stitch markers; stitch holders; cable needle; tapestry needle.

Gauge
22 sts/33 rnds to 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch; 35 sts to 4”/10 cm in cable patt. Measure gauge on blocked swatch.

Notes
Body and sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up to the armholes, then joined to work yoke in the round. Body is worked straight without waist shaping. Raglan sleeve caps are shaped using short rows. Instructions for cable stitch pattern are given in chart form.

Customizing Fit
Body length may be changed in increments of 12 rounds (one repeat of cable pattern)

This pullover is the second of three patterns named after streets in Boston’s South End; the first is the Clarendon Hat), and the third is the Tremont Hooded Cardigan.