Knitting for women Cable wrap knitting pattern

Cable wrap knitting pattern

Wrap knitting pattern



A simple cable design in softest baby alpaca make this a great project for first-time cablers.

SIZE

Approx 195 x40cm (77 x 16in)

YOU WILL NEED

Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky 100% baby alpaca (99m per 100g)

5x 100g skeins in 647 Grape Compote

1 pair of 6.5mm needles

Cable needle

Stitch marker

Yarn needle

Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate

TENSION

14 sts and 16 rows to 10cm over pattern using6.5mm needles

Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.

ABBREVIATIONS

C6F = Cable 6 front slip next 3 sts on to cn and hold in front of work, k next 3 sts, then k sts from cn

C6B = Cable 6 back slip next 3 sts on to cn and hold at back of work, k next 3 sts, then k3 sts from cn

WRAP

Using 6 5m m needles cast on 38 sts

Next row: K33, pm, k2, yfwd, sl3p

Next row: K to end, slipping marker

Next row: K to marker, sm, k to last 3 sts, yfwd, sl3p.

Next row: K to end slipping marker.

Next row: K3, kfb, *k4, kfb, rep from * to 4 sts before marker, k4, sm, k to last 3 sts, yfwd, sl3p (44 sts)

While working the patt below, inc in row 1 and every foil 6th row as foll K3, kfb, cont to work row as written

Row 1 (RS): K to marker, sm, k to end.

Row 2: K3, p to marker, sm, p to last 3sts, sl3p

Row 3: K to marker, sm, *C6F, k6, rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.

Row 4: As row 2.

Row 5: As row 1

Row 6: As row 2.

Row 7: K to marker, sm, *k6, C6B, rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.

Row 8: As row 2.

Rep rows 1-8 for a total of 96 rows (60 sts)

Work rows 1-8, without increases, for a total of 88 rows.

Cont working the patt, dec in row 1 and every foll 6th row as foll: k3, ssk, cont to work row as written.

Work rows 1-8 for a total of 96 rows (44 sts)

Work rows 1 and 2 once more without decs.

Remove marker on last row

Next row (RS): K3, ssk, *k5, ssk, rep from * to last 4 sts, k4 (38 sts)

Next row: K to last 3 sts, yfwd, sl3p.

Next row: K to end Rep last 2 rows once more

TO FINISH

Cast off loosely and weave in all ends It is essential to block this garment to the finished measurements.

Design by Brian Smith

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