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Shaped Cable Top
Lion Brand® LB Collection® Superwash Merino
Pattern Number: L0178

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Bust 37 (41, 45, 49, 53) in. (94 (104, 114.5, 124.5, 134.5) cm) Finished Length 25 1/2 (26, 26 1/2, 27 1/2, 28) in. (65 (66, 67.5, 70, 71) 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: (applied )
Work in K2, p2 Rib for 1 1/2 in. (4 cm), end with a WSRS row. Note: End with a WS RS row means that the last row you work should be a WS RS row, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a RS WS row. Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work for 13 (13, 13, 15, 15) rows. Next (Decrease) Row (WS RS): K2, k2tog, knit to last 4 sts, ssk, k2 - 104 (112, 124, 136, 144) sts at the end of this row. Rep last 14 (14, 14, 16, 16) rows until 98 (106, 118, 130, 138) sts rem.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

486-108 LB Collection Superwash Merino Yarn: Denim

Denim jeans blue


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Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 6 (4 mm), 29 in. (73.5 cm) long (for neckband)
GAUGE:
21 sts + 30 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS); 24 sts + 32 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Body Cable Pattern. 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:
4/4 LC (4 over 4 left cross) Slip 4 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k4, then k4 from cable needle.

M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle.

Knit this new stitch through the back loop - 1 st increased.

ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them together - 1 st decreased.



PATTERN STITCHES K2, p2 Rib worked in rows (multiple of 4 sts + 2) Row 1: P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end of row.

Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.



K2, p2 Rib worked in the rnd (multiple of 4 sts) Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * around.Rep Rnd 1 for K2, p2 Rib worked in the rnd.



Body Cable Pattern (over 12 sts) Row 1 and all WS rows: K2, p8, k2.

Rows 2, 4 and 8: P2, k8, p2.

Row 6: P2, 4/4 LC, p2.

Row 10: P2, k8, p2.Rep Rows 1-10 for Body Cable Pattern.



Sleeve Cable Pattern (over 14 sts) Row 1 and all WS rows: K3, p8, k3.

Rows 2, 4, 6 and 8: P3, k8, p3.

Row 10: P3, 4/4 LC, p3.

Rep Rows 1-10 for Sleeve Cable Pattern.

NOTES:
1.

Top is worked in 4 pieces; Back, Front, and 2 Sleeves.

Each piece is worked from the lower edge upwards.

2.

Cable patterns can be worked by reading the written instructions or following the charts.

3.

At some points in pattern, instructions are separated by size into specific sections.

Be sure to follow the instructions for your size.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK With straight needles, cast on 106 (114, 126, 138, 146) sts.

Work in K2, p2 Rib for 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm), end with a RS row.

Note: End with a RS row means that the last row you work should be a RS row, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a WS row.

Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work for 13 (13, 13, 15, 15) rows.

Next (Decrease) Row (RS): K2, k2tog, knit to last 4 sts, ssk, k2 - 104 (112, 124, 136, 144) sts at the end of this row.

Rep last 14 (14, 14, 16, 16) rows until 98 (106, 118, 130, 138) sts rem.Work even (without increasing or decreasing) in St st until piece measures 13 1/2 (14, 14, 14 1/2, 14 1/2) in.

(34.5 (35.5, 35.5, 37, 37) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.



Size S Only Next (Increase) Row:P3, *(k2, M1) twice, k2, p4, (k3, M1, k4, p4) 3 times; rep from * once more, (k2, M1) twice, k2, p3 - 110 sts at the end of this row.



Size M Only Next (Increase) Row:P3, *(k2, M1, k2, M1, k2, p4, k3, M1, k4, p4) twice, (k2, M1) twice, k2*, p4, rep from * to * once more, p3 - 122 sts at the end of this row.



Size L Only Next (Increase) Row:P3, (k2, M1) twice, k2, p4, (k3, M1, k4, p4) twice, *(k2, M1) twice, k2, p4, k3, M1, k4, p4; rep from * 2 more times, k3, M1, k4, p4, (k2, M1) twice, k2, p3 - 134 sts at the end of this row.



Size 1X Only Next (Increase) Row:P4, *(k2, M1) twice, k2, p4, k3, M1, k4, p4*; rep from * to * 2 more times, k3, M1, k4, p4; rep from * to * 2 more times, (k2, M1) twice, k2, p4 - 148 sts at the end of this row.



Size 2X Only Next (Increase) Row:P3, *(k2, M1) twice, k2, p4, k3, M1, k4, p4; rep from * 5 more times, (k2, M1) twice, k2, p3 - 158 sts at the end of this row.



Begin Cable Pattern All Sizes Next (Set Up) Row (WS): K1 (1, 1, 2, 1), *work Body Cable Pattern Row 1 over next 12 sts; rep from * across to last 1 (1, 1, 2, 1) st(s), k1 (1, 1, 2, 1).Work even in pattern as established until piece measures 17 1/2 (18, 18, 19, 19) in.

(44.5 (45.5, 45.5, 48.5, 48.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.



Shape Armholes Bind off 4 (5, 6, 8, 10) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 0 (2, 2, 2, 2) rows.

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

Bind off 1 st at beg of next 4 (6, 6, 10, 10) rows - 90 (96, 102, 108, 114) sts when all bind offs have been completed.Work even in pattern as established until armhole measures 7 1/2 (7 1/2, 8, 8, 8 1/2) in.

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



Shape Neck Mark center 38 sts for all sizes.

Sizes S (L, 2X) Only Next (Decrease) Row (RS):Work in pattern as established to marker, join a 2nd ball of yarn, p3, (k3, k2tog, k3, p4) twice, k3, k2tog, k3, p3, then sl the 35 sts that rem between markers to holder for neck, work to end - 26 (32, 38) sts for each shoulder.



Sizes M (1X) Only Next (Decrease) Row (RS):Work in pattern as established to marker, join a 2nd ball of yarn, k5, p4, (k3, k2tog, k3, p4) twice, k5, then sl the 36 sts that rem between markers to holder for neck, work to end - 29 (35) sts rem for each shoulder.



All Sizes You will now be working both sides at the same time - each side with a separate ball of yarn.

Bind off 3 sts at each neck edge once.

Bind off 2 sts at each neck edge once.Bind off rem 21 (24, 27, 30, 33) sts of each shoulder.



FRONT Work Front same as Back until armhole measures 2 (2, 2 1/2, 2, 2 1/2) in.

(5 (5, 6.5, 5, 6.5) cm).

Shape Neck Mark center 16 sts for all sizes.

Sizes S (L, 2X) Only Next (Decrease) Row:Work in pattern as established to marker, join a 2nd ball of yarn, p4, k3, k2tog, k3, p4, then sl the 15 sts rem between markers to holder for neck, work to end - 37 (43, 49) sts rem for each shoulder.



Sizes M (1X) Only Next (Decrease) Row:Work in pattern as established to marker, join a 2nd ball of yarn, k1, k2tog, k3, p4, k3, k2tog, k1, then sl the 14 sts rem between markers to holder for neck, work to end - 40 (46) sts rem for each shoulder.



All Sizes You will now be working both sides at the same time - each side with a separate ball of yarn.

Bind off 4 sts at each neck edge once.

Bind off 3 sts at each neck edge once.

Bind off 2 sts at each neck edge once.

Bind off 1 st at each neck edge 3 times - 25 (28, 31, 34, 37) sts rem for each shoulder.

Work 3 rows even.

Bind off 1 st at each neck edge.

Rep last 4 rows 3 more times - 21 (24, 27, 30, 33) sts rem for each shoulder.

Work even in pattern as established until armhole measures 8 (8, 8 1/2, 8 1/2, 9) in.

(20.5 (20.5, 21.5, 21.5, 23) cm).

Bind off.
SLEEVES (make 2) With straight needles, cast on 62 (66, 70, 74, 78) sts.Mark center 14 sts.



Sizes S (L, 2X) Only Row 1 (WS): *K2, p2; rep from * to first marker, slip marker (sm), k3, p3, k2, p3, k3, sm, **p2, k2; rep from ** to end of row.

Row 2 (RS): *P2, k2; rep from * to first marker, sm, p3, k3, p2, k3, p3, sm, **k2, p2; rep from ** to end of row.Rep last 2 rows 2 more times.



Sizes M (1X) Only Row 1 (WS): P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to first marker, slip marker (sm), k3, p3, k2, p3, k3, sm, p2, **k2, p2; rep from ** to end of row.

Row 2 (RS): K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to first marker, sm, p3, k3, p2, k3, p3, sm, k2, **p2, k2; rep from ** to end of row.Rep last 2 rows 2 more times.
All Sizes Next Row (WS): Work in K2, p2 Rib as established to first marker, sm, k3, p8, k3, sm, work in K2, p2 Rib as established to end of row.

Next (Cable) Row (RS): Knit to first marker, sm, p3, 4/4 LC, p3, sm, knit to end of row.

Note: Beg on next row, you will be working the Sleeve Cable Pattern sts across the 14 sts between markers.

Begin with Row 1 of Sleeve Cable pattern.

Next 3 Rows: Work in St st to first marker, sm, beg with Row 1 work Sleeve Cable Pattern over next 14 sts, sm, work in St st to end of row.

Next (Increase) Row (RS): K1, M1, knit to first marker, sm, work Sleeve Cable Pattern as established over sts between markers, sm, k to last st, M1, k1.

Rep last 4 rows until there are 70 (70, 74, 78, 82) sts on needle.

Next 5 Rows: Work in St st to first marker, sm, work Sleeve Cable Pattern as established over next 14 sts, sm, work in St st to end of row.

Next (Increase) Row (RS): K1, M1, knit to first marker, sm, work Sleeve Cable Pattern as established over next 14 sts, sm, k to last st, M1, k1.

Rep last 6 rows until there are 78 (82, 86, 90, 94) sts on needle.

Work even as established until Sleeve measures 7 (7 1/2, 7 1/2, 8, 8) in.

(18 (19, 19, 20.5, 20.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Shape Cap Bind off 4 (6, 6, 8, 8) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows.

Bind off 1 st at beg of next 26 (26, 30, 30, 34) rows - 36 sts.

Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Bind off rem 18 sts.
FINISHINGSew shoulders.



Neckband From RS, with circular needle, beg at left shoulder seam, pick up and k43 (43, 43, 45, 45) sts along left front neck, k the knit sts and p the purl sts across the front neck sts on holder, pick up and k43 (43, 43, 45, 45) sts along right front neck, 6 sts along right back neck, k the knit sts and p the purl sts across the back neck sts on holder, then pick up and k6 sts along left back neck - 148 (148, 148, 152, 152) sts.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle.

Work in K2, p2 Rib worked in the rnd, for 5 rnds.

Bind off in rib.

Sew in Sleeves.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
k = knit
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
sm = slip marker
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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