Blanca Sweater by Irina Anikeeva
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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)
S, M, L, XL, 2X (Finished measurements 36 (38, 40, 44, 48)''/ 92 (96, 102, 112, 122)cm bust circumference.
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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’’ 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.

Finished measurements
36 (38, 40, 44, 48)’’/ 92 (96, 102, 112, 122)cm bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 38’’/ 96cm, with 2’’/5 cm positive ease.

Yarn
Worsted weight yarn: Knit Picks Capra (85% Merino Wool, 15% Cashmere; 123 yd/50 g): Cream - 12 (13, 14, 15, 16) skeins.

Sweater requires approximately 1476 (1599, 1722, 1845, 1968) yds / 1350 (1462, 1574, 1687, 1799) m worsted weight yarn.

Needles & notions
Size US 7 (4.5 mm) straight and US 5 (3,75 mm): straight and 16’’/ 42 cm circ. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: cable needle, tapestry needle.

Gauge
Reverse stockinette: 19 st. х 30 r. = 4’’ on larger needles after blocking;
Cable pattern: 28 st. х 30 r. = 4’’ on larger needles after blocking

Construction
Pullover is worked back and forth from the bottom up in pieces.