A classic fisherman-style sweater combines traditional (and not-so-traditional cables with lacey eyelet details - just for us girls! The fit is long and loose in the body balanced by a slender sleeve and a scooped neckline.
Construction: Sweater is knit flat from the bottom up with seams. The neckline ribbing is worked in the round. (The entire pattern could be easily modified for working completely in the round.)
Cables, reading charts, tubular cast on and bind off (explained), Kitchener stitch, slip stitch, lace.
Finished chest measurements:
34 (36, 39 3⁄4, 43 3⁄4, 471⁄2, 51, 54 3⁄4)”
A loose fit - 3-5” ease is recom- mended. Shown in size 393⁄4 on a 36” dress form.
Sunday Knits 5 ply (worsted), 125 m / 137 yd per 50 g / 1 3⁄4 oz skein) in Nirvana (92% merino 8% cashmere), Eden (100% me- rino), Brigadoon (100% merino tweed or Angelic (75% merino 25% angora): 8 (9, 10, 10, 11, 12) skeins.
Substitute any worsted-weight wool or wool blend that works to gauge.