Cabled cape knitting pattern

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Cape knitting patternMeasurements & Sizes

Size: S-M (L/XL)

Dress size (approx): 8-14 (16-22)

To fit chest (cm): 81-97 (102-117)

Yarn: Katia Merino 100%, shade 505, 12 (14) 50g balls

Needles: 4mm

Stitch markers

Cable needle

Tapestry needle

Tension Square

• 23 sts x 30 rows

• 10cm x 10cm

• stocking stitch

• 4mm needles

Special Abbreviations

rev st st: RS rows: p to end, WS rows: k to end

RT: k into second st on LH needle, then into first st on LH needle and sl both sts off needle tog

C8B: sl four sts onto cn, hold at back of work, k4, k4 from cn

C8F: sl four sts onto cn, hold at front of work, k4, k4 from cn

Meet our designer

"Pin and tack the Cabled trim in place before attaching it to the Fronts, then remove the tacking bit by bit as the mattress seam is worked. Do the same with the Back panel to get the best results."

LOWER BACK

Using 4mm needles, cast on 186 (202) sts

Row 1 (WS): * k2, p2 rep from * to last two sts, k2

Row 2: * p2, RT, rep from * to last two sts, p2

These two rows set rib

Cont in rib until work meas 8cm, ending after a WS row **

Beg with a p row, work in rev st st until Back meas 32cm, ending after a WS row

Cast off kwise

FRONTS (make two)

Using 4mm needles, cast on 70 (78) sts

Work in rib as for back to **

Beg with a p row, work in rev st st until Front meas 72 (76) cm, ending after a WS row

Cast off kwise 

CABLE TRIM

Using 4mm needles, cast on 35 sts

Row 1 and all WS rows: k2, p2, k1, p24, [k1, p2] twice

Row 2 (RS): p3, RT, p1, k24, p1, RT, p2

Row 4: p3, RT, p1, [C8B] three times, p1, RT, p2

Rows 6, 8 and 12: as Row 2

Row 10: p3, RT, p1, k4, [C8F] twice, k4, p1, RT, p2

These 12 rows set patt

Cont in patt until Cable trim meas 144 (152) cm or is long enough to go up right front and down left front, ending after a WS row

Cast off in patt

TO MAKE UP

Join Front panels at cast-off edges. Pin and tack Cable trim evenly along one side of joined Front panels, then sew using mattress stitch. Measure 32cm up other side of each Front and place a stitch marker. Pin and tack back panel along this edge, positioning it evenly between markers, then attach using mattress stitch

SLEEVE TRIMS (alike)

Using 4mm needles and with RS facing, pick up and k 67 sts along cuff section from end of rib to seam then 67 sts from seam to end of rib on foll section. 134 sts

Work ten rows in rib as for Back

Cast off in rib

Join hem ribs and Sleeve trims with mattress stitch. Weave in ends. Block to dimensions given in the schematic.

 Design by JACINTA BOWIE

Chart and Schematic

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