Cables 'n Cats by Emma Welford

Cables 'n Cats

November 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
864 - 1440 yards (790 - 1317 m)
28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52)”
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So you’re a crazy cat lady--crazy enough that you’ve collected novelty cat buttons, at least. But you want to look good, right? Enter Cables n’ Cats! Flaunt your figure with the attention-getting cable details and waist shaping, then turn around for a surprise button placket in the back to show off those cherished cat buttons. (Oh yeah…they’re also on the cuffs.) Knit in cozy, snuggly, cat favorite Ultra Alpaca Light, your furry friends won’t be able to keep their paws off you!

Cables n’ Cats is knit in the round from the bottom up until the armholes, then set aside as sleeves are worked separately in the round. Sleeves and body are then joined together to work the yoke in the round. Once the button placket is reached, the remainder of the yoke is worked flat.

Sizes 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52)” finished bust measurement, shown in size 32” modeled with 1” of negative ease

Yarn Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light (50% Alpaca/50% Wool; 144yd/50g) 4285 Oceanic Mix

Gauge 20sts and 28 rows=4”/10cm in stockinette

Photography: Lindsey Topham
Tech Editing: Cait Livingston

Special thanks to Jon at Green Valley Produce in Deerfield, MA for letting us use his cabooses for our photoshoot!