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7 free cable knitting patterns

  1. 1. The Art of CableKnitting7 Free Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf,Pullover, and More
  2. 2. Art of Cable Knitting 1 2 3 4 5 6 7©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 2
  3. 3. The Art of Cable Knitting 7 Free Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and MoreWorking cables is one of the addition to anyone’s wardrobe. gift for her husband. The knitted cables andmost satisfying of knitting techniques. checks represent the twists and turns ofCables add texture to all kinds of garments, Lily Chin’s Five Way Cable Wrap (from married life, which is such a lovely sentiment.they keep knitting interesting, they add a her book Power Cables) is a versatile piece This is the perfect “man sweater,” which alsolittle challenge, and they look fabulous! that functions as a shrug, wrap, poncho, works great for women! or stole. Lily’s wrap is basically a stole withWe’ve gathered seven patterns for you buttons and buttonholes added in strategic The Wheat Ear Cable Yoke by Pam Allenin this eBook, The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 positions. You’ll love this inventive piece! is a study in contrast: the contrast of knittedFree Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, textures with smooth stockinette. A two-stitchPullover, and More, from cowls to wraps to The Valkyrie Vest by Lisa Shroyer is a twist cable alternates with a seven-stitch wheatsweaters, these fun knit cable designs will beautiful cabled piece that’s flattering to all ear cable to make a stunning yoke at the topsatisfy your urge to knit cables! figures. When Lisa was designing this vest, of a smooth, stockinette body. she thought a plain, vertical pattern seemedMy Winding River Cowl is a super cozy boring so she started traveling the cables These designs represent the best in cableneck warmer comprised of reversible cables out, achieving a winged effect. “Hence, the knitting, from beginning to advanced—withthat cross every 14 or 28 rows. The resulting Valkyrie Vest,” she says. these patterns we’re sure you’ll enjoy knittingfabric reminded me of the twists and cables as much as we do.turns rivers take. Use a yummy yarn like a Interlocking Cables by Shirley Paden iscashmere/merino blend for a luxurious treat. a showstopper. The allover cable pattern is Have fun! made up of interlocking rope cables and theThe Rittenhouse Scarf by Marilyn foldover boatneck collar gives this sweater aMurphy is also a reversible cable design, one sophisticated look.that’s combined with ribbing around the Kathleen Cubleyneck. Worked in two identical sections from Kathy Zimmerman’s Anniversary Editor, KnittingDaily.coma provisional cast on, this scarf is a lovely Pullover was designed as an anniversary1 Winding River Cowl The Art of Cable Knitting: Kathleen Cubley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 4 7 Free Patterns for a Cable Knit2 alkyrie Vest V Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Lisa Shroyer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page5 A Knitting Daily eBook edited by Kathleen Cubley3 nterlocking Cables I E d it o r ia l Sta f f Shirley Paden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 12 Editor, KNITTING DAILY  Kathleen Cubley4 -Way Cable Wrap C r e ati v e s e r v ic e s 5 Designer  Charlene Tiedemann Lily Chin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 page photography  As Credited5 ittenhouse Scarf Illustration Gayle Ford R Projects and information are for inspiration and Marilyn Murphy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 page p ­ ersonal use only. Interweave Knits and Knitting6 nniversary Pullover Daily do not recommend, approve, or endorse A any of the advertisers, ­ roducts, services, or views p Kathy Zimmerman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 page advertised in this publication. Nor does Knits or Knitting Daily evaluate the advertisers’ claims in7 heat Ear Cable Yoke W any way. You should, therefore, use your own Pam Allen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 25 judgment in ­ valu­ ting the advertisers, products, e a services, and views ­ dvertised in Knits or Knitting aGlossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 27 Daily.©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 3
  4. 4. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and MoreWindingRiverCowlby Kathleen CubleyOriginally published inInterweave Knits Winter 2009Finished Size 8 wide and 25circumference. Kathryn MartinYarn Karabella Boise (50% cashmere, 50%merino; 163 yd [150 m]/50 g): #67 slate blue,2 balls.Needles Size 8 (5 mm). Adjust needle size Cowl Rep Rows 1–28 until piece measures 25if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Use the crochet-chain-provisional method from CO, ending with Row 14. Do not (see below) to CO 100 sts. BO.Notions Size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook;waste yarn for CO; cable needle (cn); Row 1: K2 (edge sts), *k2, p2; rep from to last 2 sts, k2 (edge sts). Finishingremovable markers (m); tapestry needle. Lay the piece flat and twist one end over Row 2: K2 (edge sts), knit the knit sts andGauge 22 sts and 27 rows = 4 in St st. purl the purl sts to last 2 sts, k2 (edge so there is a bend in the center of the cowl, sts); place a marker in any st on this creating a MÖbius strip. Unzip the CO, placeStitch Guide the live sts on a needle, and join ends with side of work before turning (see Notes).12/12 RC: Sl 12 sts to cn and hold in back, [k2, three-needle BO (see below), maintaining Rows 3–13: K2, work sts as they appearp2] 3 times, then [k2, p2] 3 times from cn. MÖbius twist. Weave in ends. to last 2 sts, k2.Notes Row 14: K2, 12/12 RC (see Stitch Guide),• I t’s helpful to place a marker to designate the side that correlates to even-numbered [k2, p2] 6 times, 12/12 RC, [k2, p2] 6 times, k2. Kathleen Cubley is the editor of Knitting Daily. She actually does knit daily, working mostly on socks and sweaters. rows in pattern. Rows 15–27: Rep Row 3.• First and last two stitches are worked in garter stitch throughout for edge stitches. Row 28: K2, [k2, p2] 6 times, 12/12 RC, [k2, p2] 6 times, 12/12 RC, k2.©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 4
  5. 5. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and MoreValkyrieVestby Lisa ShroyerOriginally published inInterweave Weekend Knits 2009Finished Size 27 (311/2, 36, 401/2) bustcircumference and 42 (461/2, 51, 551/2) hipcircumference. Vest shown measures 311/2bust, modeled with about 101/2 negativeease at bust and some positive ease at hip(see Notes about sizing). Kathryn MartinYarn Lion Brand LB Collection OrganicWool (100% wool; 185 yd [169 m]/100 g):#134 avocado, 4 (4, 5, 6) skeins.Needles Sizes 8 (5 mm) and 9 (5.5 mm):24 circular (cir). Adjust needle size if size is relevant, but the hip/hemnecessary to obtain the correct gauge. 31/2 (41/4, 43/4, 51/2) 51/2 measurement is just as important 9 (11, 12, 14) cm 14 cmNotions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); for choosing a size; the deepstitch holders; tapestry needle. neckline can adjust for up to 10 of back armhole: 71/4 (8, 83/4, 91/4) 18.5 (20.5, 22, 23.5) cm negative ease across the bust. TheGauge 14 sts and 22 rows = 4 in St st on sizes are intended for women with 131/2 (153/4, 18, 201/4) 34.5 (40, 45.5, 51.5) cmlarger needle; 25 sts of charted panel = 5 about 37 (41, 46, 49) actual bustwide on larger needle; 24 sts and 24 rows = measurement and 38 (42, 47, 51)4 in shifting cables patt on larger needle. actual hip measurement. Smaller women can wear the size 27 for a 153/4 40 cmNotes looser, more casual look. front back•T his garment is designed to be worn with negative ease at the bust and positive • When working shifting cables charts, keep center three purl ease over the belly and hips. The bust stitches aligned from row to row. 21 (231/4, 251/2, 273/4) 53.5 (59, 65, 70.5) cm©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 5
  6. 6. k on RS; p on WS ssk p on RS; k on WS sl 1 wyb on RS; sl 1 wyf on WS The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More yo no stitch k2tog cast on 1 st k on RS; p on WS ssk pattern repeatBack p on RS; k on WS sl 1 wyb on RS; sl 1 wyf on WS marker positionWith smaller needle, CO 81 (89, 97, 105)sts. Do not join. Work Rows 1 and 2 of yo no stitch sl 2 sts onto cn, hold in back, k3, k2 from cnRib chart once, then work Rows 3 and 4of chart 6 times, working reps and placing k2tog cast on 1 st sl 3 sts onto cn, hold in front, k2, k3 from cnmarkers (pm) as indicated on chart. Change ssk pattern repeatto larger needle. Next row: (RS) Work inSt st to m, work Row 1 of Cable chart to m, marker position sl 1 wyb on RS; sl 1 wyf on WSwork in St st to end. Cont in patt until piece Left Back/Right Front Right Back/Left Frontmeasures 9 from CO, ending with a WS no stitch sl 2 sts onto cn, hold in back, k3, k2 from cnrow. Shape sides: Note: Cables shift before 7 7side shaping is complete; read through the cast on 1 st sl 3 sts onto cn, hold in 5front, k2, k3 from cn 5foll sections before proceeding. Dec row: pattern repeat 3(RS) K2, ssk, work in patt to last 4 sts, k2tog, 3k2—2 sts dec’d. Rep Dec row every 8th row marker position 1 14 more times—71 (79, 87, 95) sts rem. Atthe same time, when Rows 1–6 of chart sl 2 sts onto cn, hold in back, k3, k2 from cnhave been worked 9 times, change to Back CableShifting Cables chart for your size. Work sl 3 sts onto cn, hold in front, k2, k3 from cnRows 1–8 of chart between m. Move first 5chart m 8 sts to the right, and move last 3chart m 8 sts to the left—41 sts betweenm. Work Rows 9–16 of chart between 1m. Move m as before—57 sts betweenm. Work Rows 9–12 of chart between m. RibShape armholes: Cont in patt, BO 5 sts atbeg of next 2 rows—61 (69, 77, 85) sts rem. 3Next row: (RS) Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back 1(wyb), p1, knit to m, work Row 15 of chartto m, knit to last 2 sts, p1, k1. Next row:(WS) Sl 1 pwise with yarn in front (wyf), work 7 (8, 9, 10) times work 7 (8, 9, 10) timesk1, purl to m, work Row 16 of chart to m,purl to last 2 sts, k1, p1. Move first chart m0 (4, 8, 8) sts to the right and last chart m Left back: Next row: (WS) Sl 1, k1, work rem. Work even in patt through last row of0 (4, 8, 8) sts to the left—57 (65, 73, 73) stsbetween m. Work Rows 9–16 (17–24, 9–16, Row 8 of Left Back chart to m, purl to end. chart. Place sts on holder.9–16) of chart between m. Move first chart With RS facing, move chart m 8 sts to them 0 (0, 0, 4) sts to the right and last chart m left—11 sts between m. Next row: (RS) Sl 1 Front pwise wyb, k1, ssk, knit to m, work Row 1 of Work as for back to end of Cable chart.0 (0, 0, 4) sts to the left—57 (65, 73, 81) sts chart to last 2 sts, p1, k1—21 (25, 29, 33) sts Cont with side shaping, work Rows 1–8between m. Work Rows 9–30 (17–42, 9–38, rem. Work even in patt through last row of of Front Shifting Cables chart for your size17–50) of chart between m. Shape back chart. Place sts on holder. Right back: With between m. Move first chart m 8 sts to theneck: (RS) Sl 1 pwise wyb, p1, work 19 sts WS facing, join yarn. Next row: (WS) Purl right, and move last chart m 8 sts to theaccording to Row 7 of Right Back chart, pm, to m, work Row 8 of Right Back chart to m, left—41 sts between m. Divide for neck:k1 (5, 9, 13), BO center 17 sts, knit to last 21 k1, p1. With RS facing, move chart m 8 sts Mark center st. Working Row 9 of chart,sts, pm, work 19 sts according to Row 7 of to the right—11 sts between m. Next row: work in patt to 1 st before center st, CO 1Left Back chart, p1, k1—22 (26, 30, 34) sts (RS) Sl 1, p1, work Row 1 of chart to m, knit st using the backward-loop method (seerem each side. Place right-back sts on holder. to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2—21 (25, 29, 33) sts©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 6
  7. 7. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Back Shifting Cables, size 27, 36 37 35 33 31 29 27 25 23 21 19 17 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1Glossary), turn. Place right-front sts on end of row. Shape armhole: Cont in patt, 25–50, 25–50) of chart between m and endholder. Left front: (WS) Work Row 10 of BO 5 sts at beg of next row—29 (33, 37, 41) of row—21 (25, 29, 33) sts rem. Next row:chart to m, purl to end. Next row: (RS) sts rem. Next row: (WS) Work in patt to (RS) Sl 1 pwise wyb, p1, work Row 5 (1, 5, 1)Cont in patt, working Row 11 of chart. last 2 sts, k1, p1. Next row: (RS) Sl 1 wyb, of Left Front chart over 11 (11, 19, 19) sts,With RS facing, move chart m 1 st to the p1, work in patt to end of row. Cont in patt pm, work in St st to last 2 sts, p1, k1. Contright—21 sts between m and end of row. through Row 24 of chart. With RS facing, in patt, working chart between m, throughWork 2 more rows in patt. With RS facing, move chart m 0 (2, 6, 8) sts to the right—27 Row 8 of chart.move chart m 1 st to the right—21 sts (31, 35, 37) sts between m and end of row.between m and end of row. Cont in patt Work Rows 17–24 (25–32, 25–32, 17–24) Sizes 36 (401/2)only:through Row 16 of chart. With RS facing, of chart between m and end of row. With With RS facing, move left chart m 8 sts tomove chart m 6 (8, 8, 8) sts to the right—27 RS facing, move chart m 0 (0, 0, 2) sts to the right—11 sts between m. Cont in patt,(29, 29, 29) sts between m and end of row. the right—27 (31, 35, 39) sts between m work Rows 1–8 of chart once.Work Rows 17–20 of chart between m and and end of row. Work Rows 17–42 (25–50,©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 7
  8. 8. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Back Shifting Cables, size 31½, 40½ 49 47 45 43 41 39 37 35 33 31 29 27 25 23 21 19 17 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1All sizes: of chart. With RS facing, move chart m 6 between beg of row and m. With RS facing,Place sts on holder. Right front: With RS (8, 8, 8) sts to the left—27 (29, 29, 29) sts move chart m 0 (0, 0, 2) sts to the left—27facing, join yarn. Working Row 9 of chart between beg of row and m. Work Rows (31, 35, 39) sts between beg of row and m.(beg at center of chart), work in patt to 17–21 of chart between beg of row and m. Work Rows 17–42 (25–50, 25–50, 25–50) ofend. Next row: (WS) Purl to m, work Row Shape armhole: Cont in patt, BO 5 sts at chart between beg of row and m—21 (25,10 of chart to end. Next row: (RS) Cont beg of next row—29 (33, 37, 41) sts rem. 29, 33) sts rem. Next row: (RS) Sl 1 pwisein patt, working Row 11 of chart. With RS Next row: (RS) Work in patt to last 2 sts, wyb, p1, work in St st to last 13 (13, 21, 21)facing, move chart m 1 st to the left—21 sts p1, k1. Next row: (WS) Sl 1 wyf, k1, work sts, pm, work Row 5 (1, 5, 1) of Right Frontbetween beg of row and m. Work 2 more in patt to end of row. With RS facing, move chart over 11 (11, 19, 19) sts, p1, k1. Controws in patt. With RS facing, move chart chart m 0 (2, 6, 8) sts to the left—27 (31, 35, in patt, working chart between m, throughm 1 st to the left—21 sts between beg of 37) sts between beg of row and m. Work Row 8 of chart.row and m. Cont in patt through Row 16 Rows 17–24 (25–32, 25–32, 17–24) of chart©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 8
  9. 9. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Front Shifting Cables, size 27 41 39 37 35 33 31 29 27 25 23 21 19 17 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1Sizes 36 (401/2)only: Neck edging: With smaller cir needle, RS With WS facing, BO all sts kwise. UseWith RS facing, move right chart m 8 sts to facing, and beg at center back neck, pick yarn tail to sew short seam in edging atthe left—11 sts between m. Cont in patt, up and knit 1 st for every BO or slipped st underarm. Weave in loose ends.work Rows 1–8 of chart once. around entire neck edge, picking up 1 st at bottom of V-neck—80 (84, 88, 92) sts Lisa Shroyer is editor of Knitscene maga-All sizes: total. Do not join. With WS facing, BO all zine. She lives in North Carolina, where wool vests sts kwise. Use yarn tail to join short seam are extremely practical.Place sts on holder. in edging at center-back neck. Armhole edging: With smaller cir needle, RS facing,Finishing and beg at center of underarm, pick up andBlock pieces as desired. With RS tog and knit 1 st for each BO or slipped st aroundlarger needle, join shoulders using three- entire armhole, picking up 1 st in shoulderneedle BO (see Glossary). Sew side seams. seam—52 (56, 60, 64) sts total. Do not join.©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 9
  10. 10. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Front Shifting Cables, size 31½, 40½ 49 47 45 43 41 39 37 35 33 31 29 27 25 23 21 19 17 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 10
  11. 11. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Front Shifting Cables, size 36 49 47 45 43 41 39 37 35 33 31 29 27 25 23 21 19 17 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 11
  12. 12. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and MoreInterlockingCablesby SHirley paden © interweaveOriginally published inInterweave Knits, Fall 1996Finished Size 34 (381⁄2, 43, 48) (86.5 [98, in interlocking cables patt on size 8 (5-mm) 3/2RPC: Sl 2 sts onto cn and hold in back,109, 122] cm). Sweater shown measures 34 needle; 62 sts and 60 rows = 8 (20.5 cm) k3, p2 from cn.(86.5 cm). in ribbing patt on size 7 (4.5-mm) needle. 3/3RC: Sl 3 sts onto cn and hold in back, Stitch Guide k3, k3 from cn.Yarn Filatura di Crosa Zara (100% wool; Slip Raised Increase (SRI): Knit into the136 yd [125 m]/50 g): #1705 oatmeal, 15 (17, 2/2LC: Sl 2 sts onto cn and hold in front, st below the first st on left needle,19, 21) balls. Yarn distributed by Tahki/Stacy k2, k2 from cn. then slip first st on left needle to theCharles. 2/2LPC: Sl 2 sts onto cn and hold in front, right needle pwise—1 st increased. On p2, k2 from cn.Needles Sizes 7, 8, 9, and 10 (4.5, 5, 5.5, and the following row, work these 2 sts 2/2RC: Sl 2 sts onto cn and hold in back,6 mm): 32 (80-cm) circular. Adjust needle individually in pattern. k2, k2 from cn.size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Full-Fashioned Single Decrease: RS rows: 2/2RPC: Sl 2 sts onto cn and hold in back, K1 (selvedge st), k3, return the last st k2, p2 from cn.Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); worked to left needle, pass the second 3/2LPC: Sl 3 sts onto cn and hold in front,stitch holders; tapestry st on left needle over the first st, sl the p2, k3 from cn.needle. first st back to right needle, work in 3/2RC: Sl 2 sts onto cn and hold in back, patt to last 5 sts, sl 1 kwise, k1, psso, k2,Gauge 60 sts and 52 rows = 8 (20.5 cm) k3, k2 from cn. k1 (selvedge st)—2 sts dec’d. WS rows:©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 12
  13. 13. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More k on RS; p on WS Sleeve p on RS; k on WS 61 59 2/1RPC: sl 1 st onto cn and 57 hold in back, k2, p1 from cn 55 2/1LPC: sl 2 sts onto cn and hold in front, p1, k2 from cn 53 51 2/2LC: sl 2 sts onto cn and hold in front, k2, k2 from cn 49 2/2RPC: sl 2 sts onto cn and 47 hold in back, k2, p2 from cn 45 2/2LPC: sl 2 sts onto cn and 43 hold in front, p2, k2 from cn 41 3/2RC: sl 2 sts onto cn and 39 hold in back k3, k2 from cn 37 3/2RPC: sl 2 sts onto cn and 35 hold in back, k3, p2 from cn 33 3/2LPC: sl 3 sts onto cn and hold in front, p2, k3 from cn 31 3/3RC: sl 3 sts onto cn and 29 hold in back, k3, k3 from cn 27 pattern repeat 25 23 21 19 K1 (selvedge st), p3, work in patt to last 17 4 sts, p3, k1 (selvedge st).Full-Fashioned Double Decrease: RS 15 rows: K1 (selvedge st), ssk, return st 13 resulting from ssk to left needle, pass 11 second st on left needle over the first st, sl the first st back to right needle, work 9 in patt to last 6 sts, sl 1 kwise, k2tog, 7 psso, k2, k1 (selvedge st)—4 sts dec’d. 5 WS rows: K1 (selvedge st), p3, work in 3 patt to last 4 sts, p3, k1 (selvedge st). 1NoteWhen, there are not enough stitches to end end beg begwork a cable as called for in the pattern 43, 48 34, 381⁄2 34, 381⁄2 43, 48 sleeve sleeve sleeve sleeve(as a result of shaping or the beginningand ending places for your size), cross©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 13
  14. 14. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Upper Bodythe stitches that are available in the same 39direction as the original cable (either tothe right or to the left). If there is an even 37number of stitches, cross half the stitches 35over the other half of the stitches to 33make the cable. If there is an odd number,arrange the stitches in the cable crossing 31so that group of stitches with the extra 29stitch crosses on top of the other group of 27stitches. 25Body 23Ribbing: With size 7 (4.5-mm) needle,CO 280 (320, 360, 400) sts. Place marker 21(pm) to indicate end of rnd, and join, 19being careful not to twist sts. (If you find 17it helpful, use markers that are a differentcolor from the end-of-rnd marker to 15indicate each patt repeat.) 13Rnds 1, 7, 13, and 19: *K1, p1, 3/3RC 11 (see Stitch Guide), p1, k1; rep from *.Rnds 2–6: *K1, p1, k6, p1, k1; rep from *. 9Rnds 8–12: Rep Rnds 2–6. 7Rnds 14–18: Rep Rnds 2–6. 5Rnd 20: Rep Rnd 2.Rnd 21: *3/2RPC, 3/2LPC; rep from *. 3Rnd 22: *K2, p6, k2; rep from *, ending 2 1 sts before end-of-rnd marker (m)—piece should measure about 3 (7.5 cm) from beg. Change to size 8 (5-mm) needle. Rnd 9: (first dec rnd) *P2, k2, k2tog, k2, p4, of previous rnd and first 2 sts of rnd;Lower Body k6, p2; rep from *—266 (304, 342, 380) reposition end-of-rnd m in center ofRnd 1: 2/2LC (last 2 unworked sts of sts rem. this cable as you work it), p5, *2/2LC, previous rnd and first 2 sts of rnd; Rnds 10, 12, 13, 14, and 16: *P2, p5; rep from * to last 2 sts (first 2 sts of reposition end-of-rnd m in center of k5, p4, k6, p2; rep from *. first cable), k2 to finish at the end-of- this cable as you work it), p6, *2/2LC, Rnds 11 and 17: *P2, 3/2RC, p4, k6, p2; rnd m. p6; rep from * to last 2 sts (first 2 sts of rep from *. Rnd 23: *3/2LPC, 2/2RPC; rep from *. first cable), k2 to finish at the end-of- Rnd 15: *P2, k5, p4, 3/3RC, p2; rep from *. Rnd 24: *P2, k5, p4, k5, p2; rep from *. rnd m. Rnd 18: (second dec rnd) *P2, k5, p4, k2, Rnd 25: *P2, k5, p4, 3/2RC, p2; rep from *.Rnd 2: *K2, p6, k4, p6, k2; rep from *. k2tog, k2, p2; rep from *—252 (288, 324, Rnd 26: (third dec rnd) *P2, k1, k2tog, k2,Rnd 3: *3/2LPC, 3/2RPC; rep from *. 360) sts. p4, k5, p2; rep from *—238 (272, 306,Rnds 4, 6, and 8: *P2, k6, p4, k6, p2; Rnd 19: *3/2RPC, 2/2LPC; rep from *. 340) sts. rep from *. Rnds 20 and 22: *K2, p5, k4, p5, k2; rep Rnd 27: *P2, 2/2RC, p4, k5, p2; rep from *.Rnd 5: *P2, 3/3RC, p4, k6, p2; rep from *. from *, ending 2 sts before end-of-rnd m. Rnds 28–30: *P2, k4, p4, k5, p2; rep from *.Rnd 7: *P2, k6, p4, 3/3RC, p2; rep from *. Rnd 21: 2/2LC (last 2 unworked sts Rnd 31: *P2, k4, p4, 3/2RC, p2; rep from *.Shape hip to waist:©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 14
  15. 15. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Collar: Sizes 34, 381/2, and 43 Collar: Size 48 39 39 37 37 35 35 33 33 31 31 29 29 27 27 25 25 23 23 21 21 19 19 17 17 15 15 13 13 11 11 9 9 7 7 5 5 3 3 1 1Rnds 32–34: Rep Rnds 28–30. this cable as you work it), p4, *2/2LC, rep from *—231 (264, 297, 330) sts.Rnd 35: Rep Rnd 27. p4; rep from * to last 2 sts (first 2 sts of Rnds 49 and 50: *P2, k5, [p4, k4] 3Rnd 36: (fourth dec rnd) *P2, k4, p4, k1, first cable), k2 to finish at the end-of- times, p2; rep from *. k2tog, k2, p2; rep from *—224 (256, 288, rnd m. Rnd 51: *P2, 3/2RC, p4, k4, p4, 2/2RC, p4, 320) sts. Rnd 42: *K2, p4, k4, p4, k2; rep from *. k4, p2; rep from *. Rnd 43: *2/2LPC, 2/2RPC; rep from *. Rnds 52–54: Rep Rnd 49.Waist Rnds 44 and 46: Rep Rnd 38. Rnd 55: *P2, k5, p4, 2/2RC, p4, k4, p4,Rnd 37: *P2, k4, p4, 2/2RC, p2; rep from *. Rnd 45: *P2, 2/2RC, p4, k4, p2; rep from *. 2/2RC, p2; rep from *.Rnd 38: *P2, k4, p4, k4, p2; rep from *. Rnd 47: Rep Rnd 37—piece should Rnd 56: (second inc rnd) *P2, k5, p4,Rnd 39: *2/2RPC, 2/2LPC; rep from *. measure about 11⁄2 (3.8 cm) above k4, p4, k2, SRI, k1, p4, k4, p2; rep fromRnd 40: *K2, p4, k4, p4, k2; rep from *, last dec rnd, and about 101⁄4 (26 cm) *—238 (272, 306, 340) sts. ending 2 sts before end-of-rnd m. from beg. Rnds 57 and 58: *P2, k5, p4, k4, p2; repRnd 41: 2/2LC (last 2 unworked sts Shape waist to bust: from *. of previous rnd and first 2 sts of rnd; Rnd 48: (first inc rnd) *P2, k2, SRI (see Rnd 59: *3/2RPC, 2/2LPC, 2/2RPC, reposition end-of-rnd m in center of Stitch Guide), k1, [p4, k4] 3 times, p2; 2/2LPC; rep from *.©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 15
  16. 16. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More 6 91⁄2 (91⁄2, 91⁄2, 101⁄2) 24 (24, 24, 26.5) cm 15 cm 168) sts. Cont in patt, BO 0 (0, 3, 3) sts at beg of next 0 (0, 2, 4) rows, ending with 5 (51⁄2, 6, 61⁄2) Front 5 (51⁄2, 6, 61⁄2) 12.5 (14, 15, Row 4 (4, 6, 8) of chart—120 (138, 146, 156) Sleeve sts. Beg with next RS row, and working12.5 (14, 15, 16.5) cm Back 16.5) cm 131⁄4(14, 15, 16) sts between decreases in patt, work sts at 17 (191⁄4, 211⁄2, 24) 43 (49, 54.5, 61) cm 33.5 (35.5, 38, 40.5) cm each end of needle in full-fashioned double 16 151⁄4 40.5 cm decrease (see Stitch Guide) every RS row 38.5 cm 15 (17, 191⁄4, 211⁄4) 38 (43, 49, 54) cm 8 (15, 18, 19) times, then work 1 WS row 3 to end with Row 20 (34, 2, 6) of chart—88 7.5 cm (78, 74, 80) sts. Beg with the next RS row, and cont to work sts between decreases in 18 3⁄4 (211⁄4 , 24, 26 3⁄4) 73⁄4 (73⁄4 , 101⁄4 , 101⁄4) patt, work sts at each end of needle in full- 47.5 (54, 61, 68) cm 19.5 (19.5, 26, 26) cm fashioned single decrease (see Stitch Guide) every RS row 7 (2, 0, 0) times, then work 1 (1, 0, 0) WS row to end with Row 34 (38,Rnd 60: *K2, p5, k4, p4, k2; rep from *, Rnd 77: *P2, k5, p4, 3/2RC, p2; rep from *. 2, 6) of chart—74 (74, 74, 80) sts; shaped ending 2 sts before end-of-rnd m. Rnd 79: *3/2RPC, 2/2LPC; rep from *. raglan armhole section measures aboutRnd 61: 2/2LC (last 2 unworked sts Rnd 80: *K2, p5, k4, p5, k2; rep from *, 5 (51⁄2, 6, 61⁄2) (12.5 [14, 15, 16.5] cm) high. of previous rnd and first 2 sts of rnd; ending 2 sts before end-of-rnd m— Place sts on holder. reposition end-of-rnd m in center of piece should measure about 151⁄4 (38.5 this cable as you work it), *p5, 2/2LC, cm) from beg. Front p4, 2/2 LC; rep from * to last 15 sts, Return front sts to needle and rejoin yarn end p5, 2/2LC, p4, k2 (first 2 sts of first Back with WS facing. Working back and forth in cable) to finish at the end-of-rnd m. Divide for front and back: (RS; counts as rows, turn and work Row 2 of Upper BodyRnd 62: *K2, p5, k4, p4, k2; rep from *. Row 1 of Upper Body chart) 2/2LC (last 2 chart across 126 (144, 162, 180) front stsRnd 63: *3/2LPC, 2/2RPC, 2/2LPC, unworked sts of previous rnd and first 2 sts only, establishing garter st selvedge sts at 2/2RPC; rep from *. of rnd; reposition end-of-rnd m in center each side as shown. Complete as for back—Rnd 64: (third inc rnd) *P2, k5, p4, k1, of this cable as you work it to indicate beg 74 (74, 74, 80) sts. Place sts on holder. SRI, k2, p4, k5, p4, k4, p2—245 (280, 315, of front sts), p5, [2/2LC, p5] 13 (15, 17, 19) 350) sts. times, 2/2LC (place m in center of this cable SleevesRnd 65: *P2, k5, p4, 3/2RC, p4, k5, p4, as you work it to indicate end of front sts), With size 7 (4.5-mm) needle, CO 62 (62, 82, 2/2RC, p2; rep from *. [p5, 2/2LC] 13 (15, 17, 19) times, p5, k2 to 82) sts. Establish garter st selvedge sts andRnd 66: *P2, [k5, p4] 3 times, k4, p2; rep finish at the end-of-rnd m—126 (144, 162, patt from chart as foll: K1 (selvedge st), work from *. 180) sts each for front and back between Row 1 of Sleeve chart over center 60 (60,Rnd 67: *P2, 3/2RC, p4, k5, p4, 3/2RC, p4, markers. Place front sts on holder. Working 80, 80) sts, beg and ending where indicated k4, p2; rep from *. back and forth in rows, turn and work Row for your size, end k1 (selvedge st). ContRnds 68–70: Rep Rnd 66. 2 of Upper Body chart across 126 (144, 162, in patt from chart until Row 22 has beenRnd 71: Rep Rnd 65. 180) back sts only, establishing garter st completed—piece should measure about 3Rnd 72: (fourth inc rnd) *P2, [k5, p4] 3 selvedge sts at each side as shown. In order (7.5 cm) from beg. Change to size 8 (5-mm) times, k1, SRI, k2, p2—252 (288, 324, 360) to keep the patt correct while shaping, needle. See Note regarding how to work sts; piece should measure about 14 (35.5 you may find it helpful to use markers to cables at shaped edges. Rep Rows 23–62 cm) from beg. Cont even as foll: indicate each pattern repeat. See Note from Sleeve chart for patt (do not repRnds 73 and 74: *P2, k5, p4, k5, p2; rep regarding how to work cables at shaped Rows 1–22), maintaining garter st selvedge from *. edges. Shape raglan armholes: Cont in sts, and at the same time, inc 1 st insideRnd 75: *P2, 3/2RC, p4, k5, p2; rep from *. patt, BO 3 (3, 5, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows, selvedge st each end of needle every 3 (3,Rnds 76 and 78: Rep Rnd 73. ending with Row 4 of chart—120 (138, 152, 4, 3) rows 8 (20, 8, 8) times, then every 4 (4,©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 16
  17. 17. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More5, 4) rows 12 (3, 8, 12) times, working new Mark the sts of the back and front sts front), knit across 4 marked 18-st sections ofsts into patt, and ending with Row 54 of for your size as foll: front; rep from * for right sleeve and back—chart—102 (108, 114, 122) sts. Work 12 rows Sizes 34 and 43: Pm on either side of the 252 sts total; fourteen 18-st sections. Placeeven in patt, ending with Row 28 of chart— center 18 sts of both back and front, then different-colored m to indicate end of rnd.piece should measure about 16 (40.5 cm) pm 18 sts out from the first markers on All sizes: Turn garment inside-out so WSfrom beg. Shape raglan: Cont in patt, BO either side (three marked 18-st sections and of sweater is facing; RS of collar cable patt3 (3, 5, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows, ending 10 sts at each side). corresponds to WS of garment so the RSwith Row 30 of chart—96 (102, 104, 110) sts. Sizes 381⁄2 and 48: Pm in the center of the of collar will show when it’s folded down.Beg with the next RS row, and working sts front and back, then place 2 markers 18 sts Work k1, p1 rib for 8 rnds (about 1 [2.5between the decreases in patt, work sts at out from the first m on either side, then cm]), removing extra markers within theeach end of needle in full-fashioned double place 2 more markers 18 sts out to each side sections on the first rnd, and ending last rnddecrease every RS row 10 (11, 10, 11) times, again (four marked 18-st sections and 1 [4] 2 sts before end-of-rnd m. Change to size 8then work 1 WS row to end with Row 50 st(s) at each side). (5-mm) needle. Work Rnd 1 according to(52, 50, 52) of chart—56 (58, 64, 66) sts. Beg Work set-up rnd for your size as foll: the Collar chart for your size as foll: 2/2LCwith the next RS row, and cont to work (last 2 unworked sts of previous rnd andsts between the decreases in patt, work Sizes 34and 43: With RS facing, join yarn first 2 sts of rnd; reposition end-of-rnd m insts at each end of needle in full-fashioned to last 10 sts of back (10 sts before beg of center of this cable as you work it), p6 (6,single decrease every RS row 5 (6, 9, 10) left sleeve). *K3, k2tog, k4, k2tog (selvedge 6, 5), *2/2LC, p6 (6, 6, 5); rep from * to lasttimes, then work 1 WS row to end with sts), k4, k2tog, k6, slip marker (sl m), k20, 2 sts (first 2 sts of first cable), k2 to finishRow 60 (24, 28, 32) of chart—46 sts for all sl m, k6, k2tog, k4, k2tog (selvedge sts), k4, at the end-of-rnd m. Note: When you getsizes; shaped raglan section should measure k2tog, k3, sl m, knit across 3 marked 18-st to Rnds 20 and 40, end both these rnds 2about 5 (51⁄2, 6, 61⁄2) (12.5 [14, 15, 16.5] cm) sections of front, and at the same time inc 1 sts before end-of-rnd m, and work Rnd 21high. Place sts on holder. st at the top of the 2 cable columns in each the same as Rnd 1. Cont in patt from chart section—2 sts inc’d per marked section, 6 until collar measures 3 (7.5 cm) from top ofCollar sts inc’d total; rep from *, beg 10 sts before ribbing. Change to size 9 (5.5-mm) needleBlock all pieces to measurements. With start of right sleeve sts—240 sts total; twelve and cont in patt until collar measures 61⁄2yarn threaded on a tapestry needle, sew marked 20-st sections. Place different- (16.5 cm) from top of ribbing. Change tosleeve seams. Sew sleeves to back and front colored m to indicate end of rnd. size 10 (6-mm) needle and cont in patt untilalong raglan seam lines. With RS facing, Size 381⁄2: With RS facing, join yarn to last collar measures 101⁄2 (26.5 cm) from top oftransfer held sts to size 7 (4.5-mm) needle st of back (1 st before start of left sleeve). ribbing. Change to size 8 (5-mm) needlesin the foll order: 46 sts for left sleeve, 74 *K2tog (selvedge sts), k2, slip marker (sl and work 2 rnds of rib. BO all sts in patt.(74, 74, 80) sts for front, 46 sts for right m), k2, k2tog, [k4, k2tog] 2 times, k4, sl m,sleeve, 74 (74, 74, 80) sts for back—240 k2, k2tog, [k4, k2tog] 2 times, k4, sl m, k2, Finishing(240, 240, 252) sts total. k2tog (selvedge sts), knit across 4 marked Weave in loose ends. With WS facing, 18-st sections of front, and at the same steam-block to measurements. TurnMark the sleeve sts for your size as foll: time inc 1 st at top of the 2 cable columns garment right-side out. Fold collar down soSizes 34 and 43: Pm on either side of the 20 in each section—2 sts inc’d per marked RS of collar cable patt shows.center sts of each sleeve (one marked 20-st section, 6 sts inc’d total; rep from * forsection and 13 sts at each side). right sleeve and back—240 sts total; twelve Shirley Paden designs knitwear for maga-Size 381⁄2: Pm in the center of the sleeve, 20-st sections. Place different-colored m to zines, yarn companies, and private clients from herthen pm 20 sts out from the first m on indicate end of rnd. home in New York City.either side (two marked 20-st sections and 3 Size 48: With RS facing, join yarn to last 4sts at each side) sts of back (4 sts before start of left sleeve).Size 48: Pm on either side of the 18 center *K18 (4 sts of back and first 14 sts of leftsts of each sleeve (one marked 18-st section sleeve), slip marker (sl m), k18, sl m, knit 18and 14 sts at each side). (last 14 sts of left sleeve and first 4 sts of©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 17
  18. 18. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Left-Side Panel Right-Side Panel 5-Way Cabled 3 1 Shrug end beg end beg © interweave by Lily Chin Originally published in Power Cables Finished size16 (40.5 cm) wide and 54 Left-Sidelong. (137 cm) Panel Right-Side Panel k on RS; p on WS Yarn Worsted (Medium #4). 3 3 Shown here: Classic Elite Lush (50% angora, p on RS; k on WS 50% wool; 123 yd [112 m]/50 g): Princess 1 1 k2tog Pink #4489, 8 skeins. sskendNeedles U.S. size 9 (5.5 mm). Adjust needle beg end beg MR M1RP (see Stitch Guide) size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. ML M1LP (see Stitch Guide) Notions Stitch markers (m); twelve removable markers; cable needle (cn); size Left-Side Panel Right-SideStitch Guide) 2 M2P (see Panel G/6 (4.00 mm) crochet hook; tapestry 2/2RC (see Stitch Guide) needle; twelve ½ (1.3 cm) buttons. 3 3 4/4RC (see Stitch Guide) Gauge 38-st cabled center panel = 5¼ 1 1 4/4LC (see Stitch Guide) (13 cm).19 sts and 24 rows = 4 (10 cm) in scattered seed patt. Markers indicate end beg end pattern repeat box beg scattered seed st pattern at sides of cable. Slip markers (sl m) as you come to them. ©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All k onreserved | www.knittingdaily.com rights RS; p on WS 18 p on RS; k on WS
  19. 19. The Art of Cable Knitting: 7 FREE Patterns for a Cable Knit Sweater, Scarf, Pullover, and More Center Cable Panel Center Cable Panel 55 ML MR 53 51 2 49 47 ML MR 45 2 2 43 41 ML MR ML MR 39 2 2 2 37 35 ML MR ML MR ML MR 33 31 2 29 27 ML MR 25 23 2 21 19 ML MR 17 15 2 2 2 13 11 ML MR ML MR ML MR 9 2 2 7 5Stitch Guide ML MR ML MR 32/2RC (2 over 2 right cross): Sl 2 sts to 2 1 cn and hold in back of work, k2, k2 Button Placement from cn.4/4LC (4 over 4 left cross): Sl 4 sts to cn button loops buttons and hold in front of work, k4, k4 from cn.4/4RC (4 over 4 right cross): Sl 4 sts to center buttons button loops cn and hold in back of work, k4, k4 from cn.M1LP (make one left purlwise): With left buttons button loops needle, pick up strand between last st worked and first st on left needle from Right-Side Panel 3 [7.5 cm] 3 [7.5 cm] 3 [7.5 cm] 3 [7.5 cm] front to back and purl into back of the lifted loop—1 st inc’d. Left-Side Panel©Interweave | Not to be reprinted | All rights reserved | www.knittingdaily.com 19

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