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
Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate
14 sts and 16 rows to 10cm over pattern using6.5mm needles
Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.
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
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
Cast off loosely and weave in all ends It is essential to block this garment to the finished measurements.
Design by Brian Smith