Get Cabled Shrug

Get Cabled Shrug



Twisting cables embellish the short-sleeved Get Cabled Shrug designed by Alice Tang.

SIZES

• Shrug is sized to fit Women's Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large).

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

• Bust Chest 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)"

• Length 211/4 (211/2, 213/4, 221/4, 221/2)"

• Upper Arm 19 (191/2, 20, 21, 211/2)"

MATERIALS

• 4 (4, 4, 5, 5) 100 g (183 yd) balls Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Washable Ewe (100% wool superwash wool) color #3525 Dragonfly

• Size 8 US (5 mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

• 2, Size 6 US (4 mm) double-pointed ndls (for l-cord)

• Cable needle, stitch markers, stitch holders, yarn needle

GAUGE

• 17 sts x 24 rows = 4" in St st using larger ndls

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

DESIGNER NOTES

• The shrug is worked in 4 pieces: Upper Back (which extends slightly into the side Fronts), 1 Lower Back/Front piece, and 2 Sleeves.

• The Lower Back/Front is worked side to side from center Back out in both directions, and is shaped using short-rows and incs on the Fronts.

• When working short-rows, always wrap and turn on a purl st as given in the instructions.

STITCH GLOSSARY

C4B (4-st Right-Slant Cable) Sl 2 sts to cn, hold to back, K2, K2 from cn.

C4F (4-st Left-Slant Cable) Sl 2 sts to cn, hold to front, K2, K2 from cn.

wrp-t (Wrap and Turn) (RS) Yarn forward (to the purl position), slip next st to RH ndl, yarn back (to the knit position), return slipped st (which is now wrapped) to LH ndl; turn, leaving rem sts unworked. (WS) Yarn back (to the knit position), slip next st to RH ndl, yarn forward (to the purl position), return slipped st (which is now wrapped) to LH ndl; turn, leaving rem sts unworked.

LEFT FRONT CABLE (multiple of 10 sts)

Also see Chart.

Rows 1 and 3 (WS):*P4, K2, P4; rep from * across.

Row 2: *K4, P2tog, yo, K4; rep from * across.

Row 4: *C4F, P2tog, yo, C4F; rep from * across.

Rep Rows 1-4 for Left Front Cable.

RIGHT FRONT CABLE (multiple of 10 sts)

Also see Chart.

Rows 1 and 3 (WS): *P4, K2, P4; rep from * across.

Row 2: *K4, yo, P2tog, K4; rep from * across.

Row 4: *C4B, yo, P2tog, C4B; rep from * across.

Rep Rows 1-4 for Right Front Cable.

SLEEVE CABLE (multiple of 6 sts)

Also see Chart.

Rows 1 and 3 (WS): *K2, P4; rep from * across.

Row 2: *K4, yo, P2tog; rep from * across.

Row 4: *C4B, yo, P2tog; rep from * across.

Rep Rows 1-4 for Sleeve Cable.

WISHBONE CABLE (multiple of 8 sts)

Also see Chart.

Rows 1 and 3 (WS): Purl.

Row 2: Knit.

Row 4: C4B, C4F.

Rep Rows 1-4 for Wishbone Cable.

SHORT-ROW SHAPING

• Work the number of sts indicated in the instructions, wrp-t; return to starting point.

• Work progressively longer/shorter rows as indicated in the instructions.

• Work wraps together with wrapped sts as you come to them as follows: Insert RH ndl into wrap at base of wrapped st from beneath, then bring RH ndl up and into st on LH ndl, ready to work the st; knit (or purl) wrap and st tog.

BACK

With larger ndls, CO 56 (68, 82, 96, 110) sts. Beg St st; work 1 row even.

Shape Sides

Next row (RS): Beg this row, inc 1 st ea side every row 16 times, end after WSR [88 (100, 114, 128, 142) sts].

Next row (RS): Inc 1 st ea side EOR 3 times, end after a WSR [94 (106, 120, 134, 148) sts].

Shape Underarm

Row 24 (RS): Work Short-Rows as foll:

Short-Row 1: (RS) K3, wrp-t. (WS) P3.

Short-Row 2: (RS) K2, wrp-t. (WS) P2.

Short-Row 3: (RS) K1, wrp-t. (WS) P1.

(RS) Working wraps tog with wrapped sts as you come to them, BO 9 (11, 15, 19, 22) sts, work to end [85 (95, 105, 115, 126) sts rem].

Row 25 (WS): Work Short-Rows as foll:

Short-Row 1: (WS) P3, wrp-t. (RS) K3.

Short-Row 2: (WS) P2, wrp-t. (RS) K2.

Short-Row 3: (WS) P1, wrp-t. (RS) K1.

(WS) Working wraps tog with wrapped sts as you come to them, BO 9 (11, 15, 19, 22) sts, work to end [76 (84, 90, 96, 104) sts rem].

Shape Armhole

Next row (RS): Beg this row, dec 1 st ea side EOR 3 times [70 (78, 84, 90, 98) sts rem]. Work even until piece meas 73/4 (8, 81/4, 81/2, 9)" from underarm BO, end after WSR; pm ea side of center 40 (42, 42, 42, 44) sts for neck.

Shape Neck

Next row (RS): Removing m's as you come to them, work across to first m; join a second ball of yarn and BO center 40 (42, 42, 42, 44) sts, work to end [15 (18, 21, 24, 27) sts each side].

Next row (WS): Working both side at same time work 1 row even.

Next row (RS): At ea neck edge, dec 1 st EOR 5 times [10 (13, 16, 19, 22) sts rem for shoulders]. BO rem sts.

RIGHT FRONT

Beg at center Back with WY and Provisional CO Method of choice, CO 50 sts.

Set-Up Row (WS): [K4, work Wishbone Cable across 8 sts] 3 times, K4, work Right Front Cable across 10 sts. Cont in patt est, work even until piece meas 71/2 (81/2, 91/2, 101/2, 111/2)" from center Back CO, end after WSR.

Beg Short-Row Shaping

Note 1: Work Short-Row Sequence 5 times, while at the same time, work inc's (M1, Lifted Inc, or method of choice) 0 (1, 2, 3, 4) times on Reps 1—4 (in other words, Size Small, 0 inc's; size M, inc on Rep 1 only; size L, inc on Reps 1 and 2 only; size XL, inc on Reps 1-3 only, and size XXL, inc on Reps 1-4); work Rep 5 even for all sizes.

Note 2: Short-Rows beg on RSR (Front edge); wrap and turn on a purl st so cables are not affected; return rows are worked on WS.

Note 3: Work inc's in the purl sts between the Cables.

Next row (RS): Cont in patt as foll:

Short-Row 1: Work 10 sts, wrap next st and turn (wrp-t); work to end.

Short-Row 2: Work to 1 purl st before first Wishbone Cable, inc 0 (1, 1, 1, 1), wrp-t; work to end.

Short-Row 3: Work to purl st after first Wishbone Cable, wrp-t (purl st); work to end.

Short-Row 4: Work to 1 purl st before second Wishbone Cable, inc 0 (1, 1, 1, 1), wrp-t; work to end.

Short-Row 5: Work to purl st after second Wishbone Cable, wrp-t; work to end.

Short-Row 6: Work to 1 purl st before third Wishbone Cable, inc 0 (1, 1, 1, 1), wrp-t; work to end.

Short-Row 7: Work to purl st after third Wishbone Cable, wrp-t; work to end.

Short-Row 8: Work to last 3 sts, inc 0 (1, 1, 1, 1), wrp-t; work to end.

Short-Row 9: Work across, working wraps tog with wrapped sts; work 1 row even.

First Short-Row Rep completed [4 sts inc'd sizes M, L, XL and XXL]. After completing Short-Row Reps 1-4, work even for 4 rows before beg next Rep; after Rep 5, work even for 0 (2 , 4, 6, 8) rows; pm for end of Short-Rows [50 (54, 58, 62, 66) sts].

Shape Neck

Working inside 10-st Right Front Cable (Front border), dec 1 st in patt (K2tog or P2tog) every row 30 (32, 34, 36, 38) times [20 (22, 24, 26, 28) sts rem]. Work even until piece meas approx 71/2 (73/4, 81/4, 81/2, 83/4)"; 45 (47, 49, 51, 53) rows from end of Short-Row section, end after RSR.

Shape Shoulder

Next row (WS): BO 10 (13, 16, 19, 21) st for shoulder, work to end [10 sts rem].

Back Neckband

Next row (RS): Cont in patt on 10 rem sts, work even for 2", end after RSR.

Shape Neckband

Work Short-Rows at beg of WSR as foll:

Short-Row 1 (WS): Work 4 sts, wrp-t; work to end.

Short-Row 2: Work 5 sts, wrp-t; work to end. Working wraps tog with wrapped sts on next row, work 7 rows even. Rep Short-Rows once.

Work 18 (20, 20, 20 22) rows even, or until Back neckband meas same as neck edge to center Back neck. Place sts on stitch holder.

LEFT FRONT

Remove WY and place 50 sts from Provisional CO on ndl (pick up an extra loop, if needed, to have 50 sts).

Set-up Row (RS): [K4, work Wishbone Cable across 8 sts] 3 times, K4, work Left Front Cable across 10 sts. Cont as for Right Front, reversing all shaping.

SLEEVE

Note: Work edge sts in Rev St st for Sleeve band. CO 48 (56, 64, 72, 80) sts.

Set-Up Row (WS): K0 (1, 2, 0, 1) edge sts, work 6-st Sleeve Cable 8 (9, 10, 12, 13) times, end K0 (1, 2, 0, 1). Cont in patt est, work even for 6 rows, end after WSR. Change to St st on all sts; work even for 4 rows, end after WSR.

Shape Sleeve

Next row (RS): BO 3 (4, 6, 7, 9) sts at beg of next 2 rows [42 (48, 52, 58, 62) sts rem].

Next row (RS): Dec 1 st ea side EOR 3 (0, 0, 0, 0) times, every 4 rows 2 (0, 0, 0, 0) times, EOR 9 (16, 16, 16, 16) times [14 (16, 20, 26, 30) sts rem].

Next row (RS): Dec 1 st ea side every row 3 (4, 6, 8, 10) times [8 (8, 8, 10, 10) sts rem], BO rem sts.

1-Cords Ties (make 2)

With smaller dpn, CO 4. Work in l-cord until piece meas 8" from CO. BO all sts, leaving a 12" tail to attach to Shrug.

FINISHING

Block pieces lightly, being careful not to flatten texture. Pin Back neckband along Back neck edge to check length; add or remove a few rows if necessary. Join ends using Kitchener st or 3-ndl BO method. Sew band to Back neck. Sew l-Cords to center Front at beg of neck shaping. Sew Upper Back bodice to lower Back/Fronts, including shoulder seams. Set in Sleeves; sew sleeve seams. Using yarn needle, weave in ends.