Cable Trimmed Jacket with Hood by Lisa R. Myers

Cable Trimmed Jacket with Hood

Knitting
October 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1205 - 2169 yards (1102 - 1983 m)
35½ (39¾, 43, 48¼, 51½, 56¾)" Finished bust with 4" overlap at front
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Interweave SKU: EP5381

Designer’s Description:
A boxy, long-line silhouette shows off rich kettle-dyed colors and reversible-cable selvedges. A deep hood grows seamlessly out of the shoulders without an interruption to the cable pattern.

Finished Size: 35-1⁄2 (39-3⁄4, 43, 48-1⁄4, 51-1⁄2, 56-3⁄4)“ bust circumference, with 4” overlap at front. Jacket shown measures 39-3⁄4”, modeled with plenty of ease.

Yarn: Manos del Uruguay Rittenhouse Merino 5-Ply (100% extrafine merino; 241 yd [220 m]/3-1⁄2 oz [100 g]): #512 cinnamon, 5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Yarn Weight: #4 - Medium

Needles: Size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Marker (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle; spare needle in same size as main needles for three-needle bind-off .

Gauge: 18 sts and 26 rows = 4” in St st; 12-st cable = 1-5⁄8” at widest point.

Originally Published: knit.wear, Premiere 2011

Knitting Daily Article Oct 5, 2011