Catherine by Glenna C.


by Glenna C.
February 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in moss stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1100 - 2000 yards (1006 - 1829 m)
Measures 33(35.75, 39, 42.5, 45, 47.75, 51, 54.5) ins around at bust
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A cabled pullover with all the elegance Catherine the Great could possibly demand, and with all the warmth you need to get you through a long winter.

Worked in pieces from the bottom up and seamed, this pullover features set-in sleeves and waist shaping. Instructions also include tips on working cables without a cable needle.

This pattern uses CHARTS for the cable patterns.

Pattern has been fully tech edited. If you should encounter an error please let me know and I am happy to correct it!

• XS(S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
• Pullover measures 33(35.75, 39, 42.5, 45, 47.75, 51, 54.5) ins around at bust; width of back and front each measure half of total circumference

Intended for close fit with minimal ease, zero ease up to 2 ins positive ease (shown in 3rd size with 2 ins positive ease), knitter may choose based on preferred fit.
Please feel free to modify portions of the pattern instructions if you believe it would achieve a better personal fit.

• Julie Asselin Leizu Worsted 90% superwash merino, 10% silk, 185m/200yds per 115g/4oz skein, 6(6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins (shown in colour ‘moussaillon’)
OR use equivalent yardage of preferred worsted weight wool or wool blend.

• 4.5mm/US#7 needles, OR needle size required to obtain gauge
• 4.0mm/US#6 needles, OR needle one size smaller than that required to obtain gauge

• Cable needle (unless using cabling without a cable needle method, described in notes)
• Stitch markers, including 2+ closeable ones
• Tapestry needle
• Waste yarn or stitch holder

• 18 sts/ 28 rows over 4 ins/10 cm in moss stitch, on 4.5mm/US #7 needles OR needle size required to obtain gauge
• 32 sts (2 repeats) of Chart B Entwined Cables measures 5 ins/12.5 cm across on same needle size as above.

For best results, knit and wash a swatch and allow to dry fully before measuring gauge.
Gauge may vary based on yarn choice and individual knitter tension.
You may need to use a different needle size than indicated in order to obtain pattern gauge.