The Big Cable
The Big Cable is a simple top-down cardigan worked all in one piece. The cardigan is worked mostly in garter stitch with simple cables on back and both fronts. It is cozy and modern at the same time. And it knits up at supersonic speed with bulky yarn!
The pattern includes instructions to work in two lengths; hip and full length as well as short and long sleeves. It should be worn with 5cm / 2" positive ease.
References and links are given in the pattern for techniques you may be unfamiliar with.
Size: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL
Recommended yarn: Malabrigo Mecha, Erika Knight Maxi Wool
Yarn weight: bulky
Yardage: for long sleeved full length cardigan will require approx 705 (810, 890)995, 1065, 1185 metres / 770 (886, 975)1088, 1165, 1295 yards
Knitting Needles: 9 mm/US #13 circular needle (60 cm / 24” long) and dpns. 6.5 mm/US #10.5 circular needle (60 cm / 24” long) and dpns
Notions: 7 (hip length) or 8 (full length) buttons (~2.5 cm/1” diameter), cable needle, tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holders/scrap yarn
Gauge: 11 sts and 18 rows over 10 cm/4” in garter st worked flat with bigger needles. 12 sts and 14 rows over 10 cm/4” in St st worked flat with bigger needles
This pattern is a PDF download. You will be able to download your pattern on completion of payment at the checkout and will also received an email with a link.
Designer: Justyna Lorkowska