Penrith by Sarah Cooke


August 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch using larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1200 - 1800 yards (1097 - 1646 m)
XS(S, M, L, XL)
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Penrith is a seamless cardigan knit from the top down with set in sleeves. It features simple cables on the fronts, sleeves and each side of an eye-catching cable in the centre of the back. Both charted and written instructions are included for the cables.

XS(S, M, L, XL)

Finished Measurements:
Bust: 32(36, 40, 44, 48) inches / 81(91.5, 101.5, 111.5, 122) cm

It is intended to be worn with approx. 2-4 inches / 5-10 cm positive ease. Choose a size up to 4 inches / 10 cm larger than your actual bust measurement. (Shown with 2 inches / 5 cm positive ease).

Skills Required:
Knit in the round
Pick up stitches
Short row shaping
Provisional Cast On (Optional)

Shalimar Yarns Enzo Aran (70% merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon – 100g/200yd) x 6(7, 7, 8, 9) skeins (shown in Deep Lake)

or approx. 1200(1300, 1400, 1600, 1800) yards Aran weight yarn

Needles & Notions:
US 6 (4mm) circular needle and set of double pointed needles
US 7 (4.5mm) circular needle and set of double pointed needles
Cable needle
Yarn needle
2 stitch markers
Waste yarn
7 Buttons (approx. 0.75” / 20 mm in diameter)

The front and back pieces are worked separately from the shoulders to the underarms where they are joined and the body is worked in one piece with shaping. Stitches are picked up from the armholes and the sleeves are knit down with short row shaping for the sleeve caps. Finally stitches are picked up to work the button band.