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Cables and Colors

Knitting
November 2011
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in in the Cable Pattern on larger circular needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1343 - 2234 yards (1228 - 2043 m)
Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X)

Believe it or not, your leftover yarn can become the main feature of a beautiful sweater. Select a main color to tie all the others together, and just knit away… .

Skill Level
Intermediate

Gauge
24 stitches and 28 rounds = 4”/10cm in the Cable Pattern with the larger circular needle.
22 stitches and 28 rounds = 4”/10cm in Yoke Patterns 1, 2, and 3 with the larger circular needle.
To save time, take time to check gauge.

Finished Measurements
Bust: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)”/86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117, 127, 137)cm
Length: 24 (24 ¾, 25 ½, 25 ¾, 26 ¼, 26 ¾)”/61 (63, 64.5, 65.5, 66.5, 68)cm]

Materials
* 4-medium/worsted weight yarn: 1050 (1200, 1300, 1450, 1550, 1700) yds/960 (1097, 1189, 1326, 1417, 1554)m in the main color (A) and
27 (30, 32, 36, 38, 41) yds/24 (27, 29, 33, 34, 37)m in B,
42 (56, 67, 85, 99, 119) yds/38 (51, 61, 77, 90, 109)m in C, 11 (12, 13, 14, 15, 16) yds/10 (11, 12, 13, 13, 14)m in D, 25 (29, 30, 34, 36, 39) yds/23 (26, 27, 31, 33, 35)m in E,
32 (37, 38, 43, 45, 49) yds/29 (34, 34, 39, 41, 45)m in F,
20 (25, 27, 30, 34, 39) yds/18 (23, 24, 27, 31, 35)m in G, 18 (21, 21, 24, 25, 27) yds/16 (19, 19, 22, 23, 24)m in H, 32 (37, 38, 43, 45, 49) yds/29 (34, 34, 39, 41, 45)m in I,
17 (20, 21, 23, 24, 27) yds/15 (18, 19, 21, 22, 24)m in J,
18 (21, 21, 24, 25, 27) yds/16.5 (19, 19, 22, 23, 24)m in K, 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) yds/6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11)m in L,
29 (33, 40, 49, 53, 58) yds/26 (30, 36, 45, 48, 53)m in M, 15 (17, 21, 27, 29, 31) yds/15 (15, 19, 24, 26, 28)m in N

The sample project uses colorways #124 Butterscotch (A), #111 Plumberry (B), #105 Bougainvillea (C), #104 Grecian Olive (D), #N17 French Clay (E), #N89 Roasted Coffee (F), #146 Pomegranate (G), #144 Limestone (H), #136 Chocolate Kisses (I), #308 Sunburst Gold (J), #156 Irish Shamrock (K), #225 Brick Road (L), #522 Nervous Green (M), and #209 Wood Moss (N)

  • Size 7 (4.5mm) 16”/40cm circular knitting needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) 24”/60cmonger for larger sizes), or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) 32”/80cmonger for larger sizes), or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) 40”/100cm ] (or longer for larger sizes), circular knitting needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) double-pointed knitting needles (set of 4) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size 6 (4mm) 16”/40cm circular knitting needle
  • Size 6 (4mm) double-pointed knitting needles (set of 4)

Additional supplies:

  • 1 Stitch marker
  • 1 Cable needle
  • Blunt yarn needle
  • Optional: 2 Stitch holders