Cara

Knitting
April 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinett
US 3 - 3.25 mm
To fit bust size 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42) (46, 50, 54, 58, 62)"
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Answer the call of summer with fresh bold
stripes in this lightweight drapy sweater.

Cara is knit in Stockinette Stitch with a striping
pattern from the top down with short rows and raglan shaping. Sleeves are knit straight.

SIZES
To fit bust size 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42) (46, 50, 54, 58, 62)“ / 76 (81.5, 86.5,
91.5, 96.5, 101.5)(106.5, 117, 127, 137, 147.5, 157.5) cm

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Bust circumference: 40.75 (42.75, 44.75, 46.25, 48.25, 50.75)
(54.75, 58.25, 62.75, 66.25, 70.25)“ / 103.5 (108.5, 113.5, 117.5, 122.5,
129)(139, 148, 159.5, 168.5, 178.5) cm
Back length: 19.75 (20, 20.5, 20.25, 20.5, 21.75)(22.25, 23, 23.5, 24,
25)” / 50 (51, 52, 51.5, 52, 55)(56.5, 58.5, 59.5, 61, 63.5) cm

Shown with +8–9” / 20–23 cm ease

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

MATERIALS
ITO Shimo
80% Wool / 20% Silk / 291 yds (266 m) / 50 g
5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7)(7, 8, 8, 9, 10) cones
Shown in Chestnut

OR

Shibui Knits Twig
46% Linen / 42% Silk / 12% Wool / 190 yds (175 m) / 50 g
4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 5)(6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins Color A
3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 4)(4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins Color B
Shown in Lotus (A) + White(B)

Or approx 1400 (1450, 1550, 1550, 1650, 1800)(1950, 2100, 2300, 2500,
2700) yds / 1250 (1350, 1400, 1450, 1500, 1650)(1750, 1950, 2100,
2250, 2450) m sport or fingering weight yarn

700 (750, 800, 850, 850, 950)(1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400) yds /650
(700, 750, 750, 800, 850)(950, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300) m Color A & 550
(550, 600, 600, 650, 700)(750, 850, 900, 1000, 1050) yds / 500 (550,
550, 550, 600, 650)(700, 750, 850, 900, 1000) m Color B

GAUGE
24 sts & 36 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch with one strand on size
3 needles or size needed to obtain gauge; matching row gauge is essential
to ensure correct yoke depth

TOOLS
US 3 (3.25 mm) 16”(40 cm) and 24”–36” (60–90 cm) circular needles
Stitch Markers
Waste Yarn or Stitch Holders
Tapestry Needle

NOTES
Cara is knit in Stockinette Stitch with or without a striping pattern from
the top down with raglan shaping. Sleeves are knit straight