Wishbone Sweater by Allison Jane
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Wishbone Sweater

Knitting
June 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in 27 sts and 32 rnds = 4" in Wishbone patt on larger needles; 22 sts and 32 rnds = 4" in St st on larger needles; 9-st cable from Right or Left Cable chart = 1¼ " wide
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1450 - 2030 yards (1326 - 1856 m)
39½ (42, 46, 49¼ , 54½ , 58)" chest circumference, pullover shown measures 46"; modeled with 6" of positive ease
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Skill Level Intermediate

This heirloom-quality sweater is the last word in comfort and style for him or her. Cables form small wishbones on the front that are flanked by wider rope cables.

Designed by Allison Jane

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 39½ (42, 46, 49¼ , 54½ , 58)“ chest circumference. Pullover shown measures 46”; modeled with 6” of positive ease.

Yarn The Fibre Company Acadia (60% merino wool, 20% baby alpaca, 20% silk; 145 yd 132 m/1¾ oz 50 g): sand, 10 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 29” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 6 (4 mm): 16” and 32” cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; spare size 5 (3.75 mm) or smaller 24” cir needle for tubular CO and BO; tapestry needle.

Gauge 27 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in Wishbone patt on larger needles; 22 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st on larger needles; 9-st cable from Right or Left Cable chart = 1¼ “ wide.