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Women's Cabled Shell
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: 70314AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: XS, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Chest 34 (37, 40, 43, 47, 51) in. (86.5 (94, 101.5, 109, 119.5, 129.5) cm) Finished Length 22 (22 1/2, 23, 23, 23 1/2, 24) in. (56 (57, 58.5, 58.5, 59.5, 61) cm) XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X) Finished Chest 34 (37, 40, 43, 47, 51) in. (86.5 (94, 101.5, 109, 119.5, 129.5) cm) Finished Length 22 (22 1/2, 23, 23, 23 1/2, 24) in. (56 (57, 58.5, 58.5, 59.5, 61) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

480-099 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Macadamia

Dusty light beige


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GAUGE:
16 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Cable Pattern (multiple of 12 sts)
Row 1 (RS): P1, k10, p1.


Rows 2 and all WS rows: K1, p10, k1.


Rows 3 and 5: P1, k10, p1.


Row 7: P1, slip next 5 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k5, k5 from cable needle, p1.


Rows 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17: P1, k10, p1.


Row 18: K1, p10, k1.

Repeat Rows 1-18 for Cable Pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK
Cast on 70 (76, 82, 88, 96, 104) sts.


Foundation Row (WS): P29 (32, 35, 38, 42, 46) sts, place marker, k1, p10, k1, place marker, p 29 (32, 35, 38, 42, 46) sts.


Row 1: K29 (32, 35, 38, 42, 46) sts, slip marker, work Row 1 of Cable pattern, slip marker, k29 (32, 35, 38, 42, 46) sts.

Continue in St st (k on RS, p on WS), keeping center 12 sts between markers in Cable pattern, until piece measures 3 in.

(7.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Shape Waist
Dec 1 st each edge every 6th row 3 times - 64 (70, 76, 82, 90, 98) sts.

Work 11 rows even.

Inc 1 st each edge every 6th row 3 times - 70 (76, 82, 88, 96, 104) sts.

Continue even until piece measures 14 in.

(35.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.


Shape Armholes
Bind off 4 (5, 5, 6, 8, 9) sts at beg of next 2 rows - 62 (66, 72, 76, 80, 86) sts.

Dec 1 st each edge for 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 9) rows - 52 (56, 60, 64, 66, 68) sts.

Continue even until armhole measures 7 (7 1/2, 8, 8, 8 1/2, 9) in.

(18 (19, 20.5, 20.5, 21.5, 23) cm), end with a WS row.


Shape Shoulders
Bind off 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Bind off 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Bind off 5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows - 26 (26, 28, 30, 32, 32) sts.

Place remaining stitches on st holder for Back neck.
FRONT
Work same as Back until armhole measures 5 1/2 (5 1/2, 6, 6, 6, 6) in.

(14 (14, 15, 15, 15, 15) cm), end with a WS row.

Shape Neck and Shoulders Work 19 (21, 22, 24, 24, 25) sts.

Place next 14 (14, 16, 16, 18, 18) sts on st holder for Front neck.

Place remaining 19 (21, 22, 24, 24, 25) sts on st holder for right Front.


Left Neck
Dec 1 st at neck edge every row 6 (6, 6, 7, 7, 7) times - 13 (15, 16, 17, 17, 18) sts.

Continue even until armhole measures 7 (7 1/2, 8, 8, 8 1/2, 9) in.

(18 (19, 20.5, 20.5, 21.5, 23) cm), end with a WS row.


Left Shoulder
Bind off 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 6) sts at beg of next row.

Purl 1 row.

Bind off 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6) sts at beg of next row.

Purl 1 row.

Bind off remaining 5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 6) sts.


Right Neck
Transfer sts for right front from st holder to needle and join yarn.

Starting with a RS row, knit 1 row.

Dec 1 st at neck edge every row 6 (6, 6, 7, 7, 7) times - 13 (15, 16, 17, 17, 18) sts.

Continue even until armhole measures 7 (7 1/2, 8, 8, 8 1/2, 9) in.

(18 (19, 20.5, 20.5, 21.5, 23) cm), end with a RS row.


Right Shoulder
Bind off 4 (5, 5, 5, 5, 6) sts at beg of next row.

Knit 1 row.

Bind off 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6) sts at beg of next row.

Knit 1 row.

Bind off remaining 5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 6) sts.

FINISHING
Sew left shoulder seam.


Neckband Transfer sts for back neck from st holder to needle and join yarn.

Work across back neck in pattern.

Pick up and k 10 (11, 11, 12, 13, 16) sts down left front neck.

Transfer sts for front neck from st holder to needle and work across in pattern.

Pick up and k 11 (12, 12, 13, 14, 17) sts up right front neck - 61 (63, 67, 71, 77, 83) sts.

Work 7 rows in pattern.

To keep correct tension, skip Rows 7 and 8 of Cable Pattern on back neck.

Sew right shoulder and neck seam.

Sew side seams.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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