Wandering in the Souk by yellowcosmo
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Wandering in the Souk

Knitting
January 2015
Cascade Pure Alpaca
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
940 - 1720 yards (860 - 1573 m)
30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 56
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A top-down seamless cardigan with cables and lace motif around the yoke.

Design and construction:

  • Top-down, seamless cardigan.
  • Round yoke sweater.
  • Cable and lace motif around yoke.
  • Work cardigan back and forth in rows.
  • Short rows below yoke to enhance the roundness of yoke.
  • Length of body and sleeves can be modified easily. Continue sleeves in rounds.
  • Pick up stitches along fronts for button bands.
  • Only sewing is sewing on the buttons.
  • 10 sizes available, 30 (33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 56) based on finished garment chest measurements in inches

Skills required:

  • Make increase - m1.
  • Make decreases - ssk, k2tog, p2tog,
  • Make cables.
  • Work with yo (yarn over) for lace. Work short rows.

Yarn requirement:

  • DK weight yarn - 940 (1020, 1090, 1160, 1250, 1370, 1470, 1550, 1620, 1720) yards.
  • 840 (935, 995, 1060, 1145, 1255, 1345, 1420, 1480, 1570) meters.

Chart:

  • One Chart.
  • Written instruction for chart is also included.

Schematics: included in pattern.

Optional Modifications included in the pattern:

  • Tighter neckline
  • Higher back of neck during short row section. (see bottom photo of the gray sweater done by test knitter Mona)

Pattern tech edited by Judy Katheler