Tapestry II

This is a new cabled cardigan with a lot of the same design elements as my original Tapestry.

Only this one is cozier. It's knitted in worsted-weight yarn and has a higher neckline with a cabled border that wraps all the way around.

And the stitch pattern is bigger and bolder.

Like the original, the sweater is shapely, not because of any decreases and increases, but just by virtue of the stitch pattern itself along with a few needle-size changes.


Construction: The sweater body is knitted flat from the bottom in one piece to underarms, then knitted separately as two fronts and a back. The cabled buttonband is worked as part of the sweater body, then continues as a narrow band around the neckline. Buttonholes are worked as eyelets within the front cable. Sleeves are set in.

Sweater chest circumference: 28 (33, 38, 43, 48, 53)" 1-3" positive ease recommended. To adjust sizing, adjust gauge. Shown in size 38" worn with 2" ease.

Yarn: 8 (9, 10, 12, 13, 15) skeins Sunday Knits 5 ply (137 yds / 125 m per 50g skein): Brigadoon (100% merino tweed), Eden (100% merino), Nirvana (90% merino 10% cashmere) or Angelic (75% merino 25% angora). Shown in Angelic smoke.

Substitute any worsted weight yarn that works nicely to gauge.

Gauges: 19 sts and 26 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch; 16 sts and 30 rows = 4" in seed stitch.

Needles & notions: Size 6, 7 & 8 US / 4.0, 4.5 & 5.0 mm knitting needles; tapestry needle; stitch markers; up to thirteen 5/8" / 16 mm buttons.

Techniques used: Cables, lace, reading charts.

Pattern includes: Written instructions, stitch patterns in charted format only, schematics, glossary.

Knit Tapestry 11

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Modeled by Rebekah Smith.