Cygnus by Joan Forgione

Cygnus

Knitting
December 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch with larger needles, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1178 - 2377 yards (1077 - 2174 m)
Finished bust: 34 (38, 413⁄4, 471⁄4, 501⁄2, 541⁄4, 58)” /85.5 (95, 104.5, 118, 126.5, 136, 145.5)cm
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Cygnus is a soft, graceful pullover with subtle cables adorning the front and running along the bell sleeves. English-tailored shoulder shaping provide a fine finish to the set-in sleeves.

The cable pattern is both written and charted.

Sizes
• Finished Bust: 34 (38, 413⁄4, 471⁄4, 501⁄2, 541⁄4, 58)” / 85.5 (95, 104.5, 118, 126.5, 136, 145.5)cm

Pullover shown measures 38” 95cm and is modeled with 2” 5cm of positive ease.

Yarn
•. 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins of The Knitting Boutique Severn DK
75% Blue Faced Leicester, 25% silk
220 yds / 201m / 113g

Shown in in Rose Quartz

or

• 1178 (1330, 1500, 1700, 1888, 2096, 2377) yds / 1077 (1216, 1372, 1555, 1727, 1917, 2174)m DK weight yarn

Needles
• US 5 / 3.75mm circular needles for ribbing*
• US 6 / 4mm circular needles for body and sleeves*

* It is recommended to have various lengths of circular needles on hand to accommodate changing numbers of stitches. For the sleeves and neckband, any method of working in the round (double-pointed needles, two circulars or a long circular for magic loop) may be used.

Notions
• stitch markers (6 markers – 2 each in 3 colors)
• removable markers (2)
• cable needle
• waste yarn or spare circular needle
• tapestry needle

Gauge
• 19 sts and 32 rows/rnds = 4” / 10cm in Stockinette stitch with larger needles, blocked

Skills Used
• cables
• knitting in the round
• reading charts (optional)