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Wheat-Ear Cable Yoke

Interweave Knits, Summer 2007
Knitting Daily The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 Free Patterns
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Knitting
May 2007
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch on largest needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
940 - 1504 yards (860 - 1375 m)
Finished Size 35 (40, 45, 50)" bust circumference
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Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Summer 2007 “Pam Allen likes to contrast knitted textures with smooth stockinette. In her raglan pullover, a sleek bodice and sleeves flow into a yoke of delicate cables. The cable patterns - a two-stitch twist alternating with a seven-stitch wheat ear - are more etched than sculptural. They add decoration without bulk. Wear the yoke as shown, or slide it down to reveal a little shoulder.”

“‘I like knitting a yoke, round or raglan, on a circular needle. For the Wheat-Ear Cable Yoke Pullover, I worked raglan decreases because I wanted to keep the vertical pattern intact; I didn’t want the lines to taper toward the neckline. I also wanted the yoke pattern to dip into the bodice, so I started the cable pattern a few inches below the armhole.’”

Finished Size: Finished Size 35 (40, 45, 50)” bust circumference.

Yarn: Tahki Torino (100% extra fine merino; 94 yd 86 m/50 g): #124 dusty rose, 10 (12, 14, 16) balls.

Yarn Weight: #4 - Medium

Needles: Sizes 6 (4 mm), 7 (4.5 mm), and 8 (5 mm): 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Cable needle (cn); stitch holders; markers (m); tapestry needle.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Summer 2007