Blanca Sweater by Irina Anikeeva

Blanca Sweater

Knitting
September 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Cabled pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1476 - 1968 yards (1350 - 1800 m)
Women’s S (M, L, XL, 2XL): to fit bust 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50)”/81-86 (91-96, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127) cm.
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Nothing works so well together like traditional cable design and luxurious cashmere-blend yarn.
This cropped, boat-neck pullover, featuring traveling cables that emphasize the raglan lines, has a 2”/5 cm of positive ease to get a comfortable yet flattering look.
Knit in super-soft Knit Picks’ Capra, this sweater worked in pieces from bottom to top and seamed.

Sizes
Women’s S (M, L, XL, 2XL): to fit bust 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50)”/81-86 (91-96, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127) cm.

Finished Measurements
36 (38, 40, 44, 48)”/90 (95, 100, 110, 120) cm bust circumference.
Intended ease: + 2-6”/5-15 cm.
Shown in size M (38”/95 cm) on 36”/90 cm bust with 2”/5 cm of positive ease.

Yarn
DK weight yarn (approximate amounts): 1400 (1500, 1700, 1800, 1900) yds/1280 (1371, 1554, 1646, 1737) m.
Knit Picks Capra (85% Merino Wool, 15% Cashmere; 123 yards/135 m in 50 g), Cream: 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) skeins.

Needles
Size US 7/4.5 mm: straight.
Size US 5/3.75 mm: straight and 16”/40 cm circular.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

Notions
Stitch markers, waste yarn, tapestry needle, cable needles.

Gauge
19 stitches and 30 rows = 4”/10 cm in Reverse Stockinette Stitch on size US 7/4.5 mm needle, after blocking.
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4”/10 cm in Cable pattern on size US 7/4.5 mm needle, after blocking.

Notes
• This pullover is worked back and worth from the bottom up in pieces and seamed.

Cable pattern is both charted and written.