Horseshoe Cape by Sarah Wilson

Horseshoe Cape

by Sarah Wilson
Knitting
September 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
644 - 1380 yards (589 - 1262 m)
59.25 (64, 67.75, 70.75, 73.75)" bust circumference, buttoned.
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Designed with origami-like construction techniques, this cardigan requires minimal shaping. Start with a rectangle, and end with a T shape that is folded in two places and secured with ribbing! Stitches are picked up around the collar and the horseshoe cable is attached seamlessly as you knit it.


Finished Measurements
Bust: 59.25 (64, 67.75, 70.75, 73.75)“ circumference, buttoned.

Materials

  • Tahki Yarns Cora Color (50% wool, 50% alpaca; 92 yd 84 m/13/4 oz 50 g): #011 color, 7 (9, 11, 13, 15) balls.
  • US 8/5 mm 60” circular needle
  • Stitch markers
  • Cable needle
  • Tapestry needle
  • Size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook
  • One 11/2” button.

Gauge
15 sts and 22 rows = 4” in St st.