Petite Cables by Nathalie O'Shea
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Petite Cables

April 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in rib using larger larger size needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
544 - 952 yards (497 - 871 m)
S (M, L, 1X, 2X)

This halter top is worked from bottom-up in the round until mid-back, then front is worked flat to neck edge. Pattern is worked in a 2x2 ribbing to start, then transforming into a 2-stitch cable. Finishing with a sewn-on ribbed tie at neck.
The pattern is an easy read and skill level. The rib and cable stitch pattern makes the halter-top hug to the body.

Size: Women’s Small (Medium, Large, Ex Large, 2X Large). Finished bust size: 33 (36.5, 40, 44, 48.5)“. Length: 21 (22, 23, 24, 25)”.

Materials needed:
4 (5, 5, 6, 7) skiens of Kia Ora Kiwi by Zealana, 40% fine New merino, 30% New Zealana Possum fiber, 30% organic cotton. (136 yds,/40 gr.)

24” circular needle US 6 (4mm) or size required for gauage
24” circular needle US 5 (3.75mm).

Gauge: 24st and 32 row = 4”, in rib pattern using larger size needles.

Stitch markers, cable needle, and yarn needle.