Baby Cables and Big Ones Too by Suvi Simola
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Baby Cables and Big Ones Too

Knitting
July 2008
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
955 - 1425 yards (873 - 1303 m)
32 (36, 40 ½, 44 ¼, 48)” / 81 (91.5, 103, 112.5, 122) cm bust circumference
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A fitted version of the pattern was added to the pattern files as a separate pdf in 2014. Ora disponibile anche in italiano!
Upon the purchase, you will now receive 5 files, original version in English, Finnish and French and the Fitted version in English and Italian.

The fitted version includes:

  • 5 sizes, designed to be worn with zero ease
  • short row shaping on upper body for more comfortable fit
  • little rolled edge on neck
  • less stitch markers used

Files are named as follows:

  • Fitted version in English: Fitted_Babycables_301214.pdf
  • Fitted version in Italian: Fitted_Babycables_ITA.pdf
  • Original version in English: Babycables_141112_English.pdf
  • Original version in Finnish: Babycables_141112_FI.pdf
  • Original version in French: Babycables_141112_French.pdf

The cables are charted in every version.

Pattern information for the new, fitted version:
This beautiful and original garment combines modern vanishing cables and two all time classics, garter stitch and stockinette. It’s beautiful and unusual and never goes out of style.
The sweater is worked seamlessly from top-down and requires minimal finishing.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
32 (36, 40 ½, 44 ¼, 48)” / 81 (91.5, 103, 112.5, 122) cm bust circumference.
The garment is designed to be worn with zero ease.
Shown in smallest size.

YARN
approx. 955 (1075, 1195, 1325, 1425) yds / 875 (985, 1095, 1215, 1305) m DK-weight yarn.

Shown in Madelinetosh Tosh DK;
225 yds / 206 m per one skein; 100 % superwash merino wool, #Antler

NEEDLES & NOTIONS

  • two size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needles: 24” / 60 cm and 32” / 80 cm long for upper body

  • size 6 US / 4 mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long for body

  • a set of size 6 US / 4 mm double pointed needles for sleeves (or a long circular needle if using Magic Loop technique.

  • stitch markers in two different colors; 5 markers for cables and 4 markers for raglan increases

  • waste yarn for holding sleeve stitches

  • tapestry needle for weaving in yarn ends

  • row counter

  • cable needle

GAUGE
21 sts and 28 rnds in Stockinette stitch using larger needles= 4” / 10 cm
21 sts and 37 rnds in Garter stitch using smaller needles = 4” / 10 cm

Thanks to monbouton for French translation!
Grazie a Marina Carelli e unfilodi.com per la traduzione!