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Fauna Pullover

Knitting
November 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
30.5 stitches and 42.6 rows = 4 inches in lace and cable pattern on size 3 needles (See note below.)
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
3.25 mm (D)
1800 - 2200 yards (1646 - 2012 m)
Finished bust: 35½ (38¼, 41¾, 44¼, 48)" [2-4" of ease recommended]
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Interweave SKU: EP5442

Deeply etched cable and lace stitch, generous collar and beautifully planned details refine the cabled sweater into a luxurious, distinctly feminine piece.

Sizes are changed by increasing needle size. Shaping at hips, waist, and bust on the body for all sizes, as well as cuff-to-upper-arm width, are accomplished by using different needle sizes also.

Gauge: 61 sts = 7½” and 64 rounds = 6” in lace and cable pattern on size 3 needles;

61 sts = 8½” and 64 rounds = 6½” in lace and cable pattern on size 4 needles;

61 sts = 8½” and 64 rounds = 7” in lace and cable pattern on size 5 needles;

61 sts = 9” and 64 rounds = 7¼” in lace and cable pattern on size 6 needles;

61 sts = 9¾” and 64 rounds = 8½” in lace and cable pattern on size 7 needles.

Finished Size: 35½ (38¼ , 41¾ , 44¼ , 48)” bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 35½ “, modeled with 2–4” of ease.

Yarn: Jade Sapphire Mongolian Cashmere 4-Ply (100% Mongolian cashmere; 200 yd [183 m]/1⅞ oz [55 g]): #201 seeing red, 9 (9, 10, 10, 11) skeins.

Yarn Weight: #3 - Light

Needles: Varies based on measurement size; see pattern for complete needle listing. Body—Sizes 35½ “: sizes 4 (3.5 mm), 5 (3.75 mm), and 6 (4 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; size D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.

Gauge: Varies based on size; see pattern for complete gauge listing. 61 sts = 8” and 64 rnds = 6½ ” in lace and cables patt on size 4 (3.5 mm) needle.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Winter 2011