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Maku Wrap Cardi

Cotton and Cloud Shop
Knitting
October 2012
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1000 - 1235 yards (914 - 1129 m)
To fit: UK 8-10 (12-14, 16-18, 20-22) / 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46)”
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This oversized cable cardigan is designed to wrap (“maku” in Japanese) you in a delicious chunky knit. It is made of one simple rectangular piece. A provisional cast-on method is used to work one side of the garment, then stitches are later picked up to work the other side in order to place the cable motif neatly at the centre back of the garment.
You can customize by adding an extra number of stitches for the stockinette stitch section to increase the length of the garment.

You can get a printed pattern from here.

Size
To fit: UK 8-10 (12-14, 16-18, 20-22) / 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46)”
Model wears size 8-10/32-34”.

Needles & Accessories
2 sets of 6mm (UK 4/US 10) 100cm circular needles.
1 set of 5.5mm (UK 5/US 9) 100cm circular needles.
4 stitch markers.
Garment pin to close the front if desired.

Tension
13 sts and 18 rows to 10cm over stocking stitch using 6mm needles.
34 sts and 24 rows to 17cm and 12.5cm over cable stitch using 6mm needles.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct tension.

Yarn
Green Mountain Spinnery Capricorn (Bulky weight; 35% mature mohair, 65% fine wool; 102m/100g skein)
9 (9, 10, 11) x 100g skein in Natural White (7852)
The model wears size 8-10/ 32-34”