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Easy Cable Sweater

By: Hortense Maskens from Knitting with Chopsticks
Updated August 17, 2020
Easy Cable Sweater
Easy Cable Sweater

"Watch out! Your wardrobe's about to get a new favorite sweater with this easy cable sweater knitting pattern. Despite its intricate appearance, it's easier than you think! With minimal shaping, you can focus on the cable pattern using basic cables, and my detailed illustrated pattern will walk you through every step of the way. You'll get so many compliments on this women's cable knit sweater, you'll be making one for everyone you know (good thing you purchased the pattern!). You can't go wrong with this classic cable sweater. It'll keep you comfortable and warm all fall and winter. /PATTERN DETAILS • Sizes XS to 5XL • Intermediate (but only because of the cables) • Simple construction • Illustrated step-by-step photos /MATERIALS • 5 mm/ US 8 knitting needles. • Worsted weight Zeeman Royal yarn (100% acrylic, 241m /264yd, 100g) in Mustard colorway: 6 to 11 skeins depending on size • Tapestry needle to weave in the ends • Optional: stitch markers /MEASUREMENTS • XS: 90 cm / 35.5” bust, 62 cm / 24.5” long, upper arm circumference 31.5 cm / 12.25” • S: 100 cm / 39.25” bust, 62 cm / 24.5” long, upper arm circumference 33 cm / 13” • M: 110 cm / 43.25” bust, 62 cm / 24.5” long, upper arm circumference 34 cm / 13.25” • L: 120 cm / 47.25” bust, 62 cm / 24.5” long, upper arm circumference 36.5 cm / 14.25” • XL: 130 cm / 51.25” bust, 67.5 cm / 28” long, upper arm circumference 38 cm / 15” • 2XL: 140 cm / 55” bust, 67.5 cm / 28” long, upper arm circumference 41 cm / 16” • 3XL: 150 cm / 59” bust, 67.5 cm / 28” long, upper arm circumference 46 cm / 18” • 4XL: 160 cm / 63” bust, 67.5 cm / 28” long, upper arm circumference 50 cm / 19.75” • 5XL: 170 cm / 67” bust, 67.5 cm / 28” long, upper arm circumference 53.5 cm / 21” The sweater is designed with a loose fit 10 – 15 cm / 4” – 6” ease at the bust"


Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

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