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Cable Dress Knitting Pattern Free

Cable Dress Knitting Pattern Free



SIZES

To fit: 81[86:91:97:102]cm

(32[34:36:38:40]in)

Actual measurement: 100[106:112:118:124]cm

(43.25[41.75:44:34.5:48.75]in)

Length to shoulder: 105[106:107:108:109]cm

(41,25[41.75:42:42.5:43]in)

Sleeve length: 44cm (17.25in)

Figures in square brackets refer to larger sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes.

YOU WILL NEED

Sublime Phoebe 94% wool, 6% nylon (approx 96m per 40g)

16[17:18:19] x 40g balls 467 Shearling

1 pair each 6mm, 7mm and 8mm needles

2 stitch holders

2 cable needles Row counter

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

TENSION

14 sts and 19 rows to 10cm over st st using 8mm needles.

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

ABBREVIATIONS

cn = cable needle

C4B = cable 4 back - slip next 2 sts on cn and hold at back of work, k2, then k2 from cn

C4F = cable 4 front - slip next 2 sts on cn and hold at front of work, k2, then k2 from cn

C4Bp = cable 4 back - slip next 2 sts on cn and hold at back of work, k2, then p2 from cn

C4Fp = cable 4 front - slip next 2 sts on cn and hold at front of work, p2, then k2 from cn

Cr6B = cross 6 back - slip next 4 sts on cn and hold at back of work, k2, slip last 2 sts from cn back on LH needle, p these 2 sts, then k2 from cn

Cr6F = cross 6 front - slip next 2 sts on first cn and hold at front of work, slip next 2 sts on second cn back, k2, p2 sts from second cn, then k2 from first cn

sk2po = slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over

BACK AND FRONT (BOTH ALIKE)

Centre panel

With 7mm needles cast on 34 sts.

Rib row 1: P2, (k2, p2) to end.

Rib row 2: K2, (p2, k2) to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 9 times more.

Change to 8mm needles and patt.

Row 1 (RS): P2, (k2, p2) to end.

Row 2 and every foll WS row: Purl.

Row 3: (P2, k2) 3 times, C4B, p2, C4F, (k2, p2) 3 times.

Row 5: (P2, k2) twice, p2, C4Bp, k2, p2, k2, C4Fp, p2, (k2, p2) twice.

Row 7: (P2, k2) twice, C4B, p2, (k2, p2) twice, C4F, (k2, p2) twice.

Row 9: P2, k2, p2, C4Bp, k2, (p2, k2) 3 times, C4Fp, p2, k2, p2.

Row 11: P2, k2, C4B, p2, (k2, p2) 4 times, C4F, k2, p2.

Row 13: P2, C4Bp, k2, (p2, k2) 5 times, C4Fp, p2.

Row 15: (P2, k2) twice, p2, Cr6B, p2, Cr6F, p2, (k2, p2) twice.

Row 17: P2, C4F, k2, (p2, k2) 5 times, C4B, p2.

Row 19: P2, k2, C4Fp, p2, (k2, p2) 4 times, C4Bp, k2, p2.

Row 21: P2, k2, p2, C4F, k2, (p2, k2) 3 times, C4B, p2, k2, p2.

Row 23: (P2, k2) twice, C4Fp, p2, (k2, p2) twice, C4Bp, (k2, p2) twice.

Row 25: (P2, k2) twice, p2, C4F, k2, p2, k2, C4B, p2, (k2, p2) twice.

Row 27: (P2, k2) 3 times, C4Fp, p2, C4Bp, (k2, p2) 3 times.

Row 28: Purl.

These 28 rows form Cable Patt.

Work a further 127 rows, ending with Row 15.

Next row: K2tog, patt to last 2 sts, k2tog.

Leave these 32 sts on a spare needle or holder.

LEFT SIDE PANEL

With 7mm needles cast on 21 sts.

Rib row 1 (RS): P2, k4, p3, k3, p3, k4, p2.

Rib row 2 (WS): K2, p4, k3, p3, k3, p4, k2.

Rep last 2 rows 9 times more.

Change to 8mm needles and patt.

Rows 1, 3, 5 and 7: P2, k4, yf, sk2po, yf, k3, yf, sk2po, yf, k4, p2.

Row 2 and every foil WS row: Purl.

Rows 9,11,13 and 15: P2, k1, (yf, sk2po, yf, k3) twice, yf, sk2po, yf, k1, p2.

Row 16: Purl.

These 16 rows form Lace Patt and are repeated.

Work a further 140 rows, ending with a Row 12 **.

Shape front neck

Row 1 (RS): Patt to last 2 sts, k2tog.

Row 2: P2tog, patt to end.

Rep last 2 rows 8 times more and first row again. 2 sts.

Purl 1 row. Cast off.

RIGHT SIDE PANEL

Work as given for Left Side Panel to **.

Shape front neck

Row 1 (RS): P2tog, patt to end.

Row 2: Patt to last 2 sts, k2tog.

Rep last 2 rows 8 times more and first row again. 2 sts.

Purl 1 row. Cast off.

SIDE PANELS (MAKE 2)

With 7mm needles cast on 18[22:26:30:34] sts.

Rib row 1 (RS): P2, (k2, p2) to end.

Rib row 2 (WS): K2, (p2, k2) to end.

Rep last 2 rows 9 times more.

Change to 8mm needles and patt.

Row 1 (RS): P2, (k2, p2) to end.

Row 2: Purl.

These 2 rows form patt. Work a further 144 rows.

Divide for armhole

Next row: Patt 9[11:12:15:17], turn and work on these sts for first side. Patt a further 39[41:43:45:47] rows. Cast off.

With RS facing rejoin yarn to rem sts, patt to end. Patt a further 39[41:43:45:47] rows. Cast off.

SLEEVES

Centre panel (worked over 21 sts)

Rows 1, 3, 5 and 7: P2, k4, yf, sk2po, yf, k3, yf, sk2po, yf, k4, p2.

Row 2 and every foll WS row: Purl.

Rows 9,11,13 and 15: P2, k1, (yf, sk2po, yf, k3) twice, yf, sk2po, yf, k1, p2.

Row 16: Purl.

These 16 rows form Lace Patt and are repeated.

With 7mm needles cast on 33[37:41:45:49] sts.

Rib row 1: P0[2:0:2:0] (k2, p2) 2[2:3:3:4] times, k4, p3, k3 p3, k4, (p2, k2) 2[2:3:3] times, p0[2:0:2].

Rib row 2: K0[2:0:2], (p2, k2) 2[2:3:3:4] times p4, k3, p3, k3, p4, (k2, p2) 2[2:3:3] times, 0[2:0:2].

Rep last 2 rows 9 times more. Change to 8mm needles and patt.

Row 1: K2[0:2:0:2], (p2, k2) 1[2:2:3:3] times, work across first row of centre panel, (k2, p2) 1[2:2:3:3] times, k2[0:2:0:2].

Row 2: P6[8:10:12:14], work across Row 2 of centre panel, p6[8:10:12:14].

These 2 rows sets centre panel with mock rib to sides.

Next row: K2, m1, patt to last 2 sts, m1, k2. Work 3 rows.

Rep last 4 rows 11 times more and inc row again. 59[63:67:71:75] sts.

Work 12 rows. Cast off.

YOKE (WORK FRONT AND BACK SEPARATELY)

Matching row for row, join left and right side panels to centre panels.

Leaving 10[12:14:16:18] rows free at top, join Side Panels to left and right side panels.

With RS facing, using 7mm needles, pick up and k29[29:33:33:37] sts down left side of neck, rib across 32 sts at centre, pick up and k29[29:33:33:37] sts up right side of neck. 90[90:98:98:106] sts.

Row 1: K2, (p2, k2) to end. This row sets rib. Work a further 10 rows.

Dec row: P2, (k2, p2tog) to end. Work a further 5 rows as set.

Dec row: P2tog, (k2tog, pi) to end. Work a further 3 rows as set.

Change to 6mm needles. Work a further 4 rows. Cast off in rib.

TO FINISH OFF

Join shoulder and neckband seams. Sew in Sleeves. Join Sleeve seams.