O'Casey by Eileen Casey
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O'Casey

Knitting
April 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in double moss st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1640 - 1968 yards (1500 - 1800 m)
Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XXLarge
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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
perpetuate.

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
the bulk.

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!

SIZE
Adult size Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XXLarge.
Shown in size Large.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest: 35 39, 43, 47, 51 inches
Length: 25 25.5, 26, 27, 28 inches

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate - techniques used: making cables,
reading charts

MATERIALS
KnitPicks Andes del Campo 100% highland
wool; 164yds/150m per 3.5oz/100g skein
;
colour: Vineyard Heather, 25482; 10, 10, 11, 11,
12] skeins
1 pair US 8 (5 mm) knitting needles
1 US 8 (5 mm) 16 inch circular needle

GAUGE
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