Evening Walks by yellowcosmo

Evening Walks

Knitting
January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in chart cable stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1060 - 1980 yards (969 - 1811 m)
31, 35, 38, 41, 44, 48, 51
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A seamless, open front, cable and lace motif cardigan. The sweater is knitted seamlessly from top down in one piece.

Note: the sample sweater is knitted straight with no shaping from chest down. Slight A-line shaping was created during blocking.

Sizes

  • 31 (35, 38, 41, 44, 48, 51).
  • Sizes based on chest measurements of finished sweater.
  • 1 to 4 inches / 2.5 to 10 cm positive ease recommended. Sample shown in size 41 with 3” / 7.5 cm positive ease.

Yarn

  • Worsted weight yarn.
  • Sample knitted in Malabrigo Rios, (100% Superwash Merino Wool, 210 yards / 192 meters per 100 gram skein), color English Rose.
  • 1060 (1260, 1360, 1470, 1640, 1760, 1980) yards / 970 (1155, 1242, 1345, 1500, 1610, 1810) meters.

Gauge

  • 22 sts x 27 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in Chart A cable stitches (stitches within red box repeat) stitch after blocking.
  • 17 sts x 25 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in Stockinette stitch after blocking.

Notions 4 markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn, optional buttons.

Design

  • Seamless, raglan style cardigan knitted top down in one piece.
  • Cable and lace motifs on neck, body, and cuffs.
  • Neckband continues into front band and is about 3 ¾” / 9 cm tall after blocking.

Construction

  • Use provisional cast on, work neck band first.
  • Pick up and knit stitches along the selvedge of neckband to join the live stitches of neck band.
  • Work to underarm flat in one piece. Put sleeve sts on waste yarn.
  • Continue to work flat in one piece to hem. Work sleeves in round to cuff.

Charts and Written Instruction

  • 4 charts.
  • Written instructions for chart are included.

Skills Required

  • Work in rounds.
  • Work in flats.
  • Work with 3 and 4 stitchs cables.
  • Work with easy lace.
  • Work with charts (either reading chart or following written instruction.)
  • Work increase stitches (m1L, m1R, m1PL, k-fbf.)
  • Work decrease stitches (k2tog, k3tog, p2tog, ssk.)

pattern tech edited by Sue Hislop.