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Cabelina

Knitting
May 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in reverse stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 1400 yards (732 - 1280 m)
30” (34”, 38”, 43”, 47”, 51”) finished bust circumference, meant to be worn with 1-4” of negative ease
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Cabelina is a flattering, feminine sweater that can be made to suit any season. Options for a short- or 3/4-sleeve version are included, and it has been successfully made in both wooly and cottony yarns. It is designed with negative ease to flatter the bustline, and then flows gracefully into an a-line shape that will swish freely around the hips. Ribbon ties under the bust help define the shape, but may be omitted for a softer shape.

The top is cleverly constructed in join-as-you-go pieces, so you will only have two side seams to sew up at the end.

In the photos:
red, short sleeve top is made of Loop D Loop by Teva Durham River, 7 skeins for size 34”

purple, long sleeve top is made of Louet Gems Worsted, 5 skeins for size 30”

ivory, short sleeve top is made of Cascade Greenland, 7 skeins for size 38”