Omba

Knitting
April 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stockinette stitch using larger needle, blocked.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
900 - 1500 yards (823 - 1372 m)
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
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Omba now has a Light version! Create the same swing shape, cabled cardigan in fingering weight yarn for a lighter version, perfect for summer!

Omba is a short, swing cardigan with cable detailing down the center back, sleeves and side seams. Omba is a short, swing cardigan with cable detailing down the center back, sleeves and side seams. For warmer days ahead, Omba can add color and texture to your day without feeling heavy. Using short rows to create a slightly curved hem gives the cardigan a very feminine feel and look, perfect for pairing with skirts and dresses or dressed down with jeans. Knit with Echoview Fiber Mill’s Ranger DK or Viola’s Persephone yarn, it’s both soft and lightweight.

Sizes:
1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Finished Bust: 33 (36.5, 40, 43, 48, 52, 54.5, 59, 63)” - 84 (92.75, 101.5, 109.25, 122, 132, 138.5, 150, 160)cm
Intended to be worn with 2-4”/5-10cm of positive ease

DK Version:
Yarn:
Echoview Fiber Mill – Ranger DK
90% Merino, 10% Rambouillet
200yds/100g per skein
4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins Warbler Yellow
-or-
700 (800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500)yds of an equivalent DK weight yarn

Materials:
US 6-4.0mm circular needle 32” or longer - or whatever size is necessary to acheive gauge.
US 4-3.5mm circular needle 32” or longer - or two sizes smaller than needle used to achieve gauge.
Optional: US 6-4.0mm circular needle 16” for sleeves
Optional: US 4-3.5mm circular needle 16” for sleeves
Stitch Markers
Scrap yarn of similar weight (for provisional cast on)
Cable Needle
Stitch holder or waste yarn

Gauge:
22sts x 25 rows = 4”-10cm over cable pattern, using larger needle, blocked.
16sts x 24 rows = 4”-10cm over reverse stockinette stitch, using larger needle, blocked.

Fingering Version:
Yarn:
Viola - Persephone
100% Merino and Romney
367yds/100g per skein
3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5) skeins Grey
-or-
1000 (1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800)yds of an equivalent fingering weight yarn

Materials:
US 2-2.75mm circular needle 32” or longer - or whatever size is necessary to acheive gauge.
US 1-2.25mm circular needle 32” or longer - or two sizes smaller than needle used to achieve gauge.
Optional: US 2-2.75mm circ. needle 16” for sleeves
Optional: US 1-2.25mm circ. needle 16” for sleeves
Stitch Markers
Scrap yarn of similar weight -for provisional cast on
Cable Needle
Stitch holder or waste yarn

Gauge:
28sts x 32 rows = 4”-10cm over cable pattern, using larger needle, blocked.
24sts x 36 rows = 4”-10cm over reverse stockinette stitch, using larger needle, blocked.

Techniques Used:
Knitting in the round
Cable Knitting
Short Rows
Provisional Cast On