This intricately cabled traditional sweater is supposed to
be the clan aran of the Casey family - and though such
stuff is really more myth than truth, it is a fun myth to
This handsome design won a blue ribbon at the 2012 New York State Fair. It is wrought in an aran weight
pure wool available in beautiful heathered shades, with a
crew neck and comfortable raglan sleeves to minimise
Rope, honeycomb and diamond cables adorn almost
every square inch, making this heirloom garment as
beautiful as it is warm and functional. And you don’t
even have to be a Casey to wear it!
Adult size Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XXLarge.
Shown in size Large.
Chest: 35 39, 43, 47, 51 inches
Length: 25 25.5, 26, 27, 28 inches
Intermediate - techniques used: making cables,
KnitPicks Andes del Campo 100% highland
wool; 164yds/150m per 3.5oz/100g skein;
colour: Vineyard Heather, 25482; 10, 10, 11, 11,
1 pair US 8 (5 mm) knitting needles
1 US 8 (5 mm) 16 inch circular needle
20 sts/24 rows = 4” in double moss st
16 sts to 2.5” in honeycomb cable st
16 sts to 2.75” in double rope cable st
21 sts to 4.25” in double moss diamond st