cinnabar cables by Regina Moessmer

cinnabar cables

August 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1115 - 1794 yards (1020 - 1640 m)
XS, S, M1, M2, L, XL, XXL
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Looking for the right yarn? Our yarn idea for the CINNABAR CABLES KIT:
Our KITS contain a free pattern (pdf).

cinnabar cables is a seamless scoop neck sweater with circular yoke, worked in rounds from top down. it starts with a small neck band in k1,p1 ribbing. for neckline shaping the pattern uses german short rows. the round yoke is shaped with slanted increases.
when the yoke is done, markers are set for sleeves and body parts. after doing increases for sleeves and body and divide sleeves from body, the false cable pattern will start.


Please check the yarn ideas in the shop.

The shown sample is worked with: Holst Noble, col Cinnabar 666 meters/728 yards per 100 gram/3.5 oz worked with double yarn


4.0 mm / US 6 and 4.5 mm / US 7 circular needles and dpns (or circular needles for magic loop)


20 sts x 34 rows for 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 inches
after washing in stockinette stitch


please keep in mind that yardage is an estimate!
yardage for work with double yarn.

XS 1020 m / 1100 yds
S 1080 m / 1180 yds
M1 1140 m / 1240 yds
M2 1220 m / 1320 yds
L 1400 m / 1540 yds
XL 1560 m / 1700 yds
XXL 1640 m / 1780 yds


stitch markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holder


knitting flat and in the round with circular needle and dpns or magic loop for sleeves, short row shaping using the german short row method, you should be experienced in M1L / M1R increases knitwise and purlwise


stockinette stitch, k1,p1 ribbing and false cable


Circumference bust (finished garment), the sample is worn with approx. 2 inches of positive ease at bust.
XS 33“ (84 cm)
S 35,4“ (90 cm)
M1 37,8“ (96 cm)
M2 40,15“ (102 cm)
L 44,9“ (114 cm)
XL 49,6“ (126 cm)
XXL 52“ (132 cm)