For the Ultimate Sweater Machine®
designed by Kathy Perry
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
|TECHNIQUE USED4-Stitch Cable with dropped stitch|
Approx 20"/51cm wide (back length) x 12"/30.5 cm (16 1/2"/42 cm) (back width)
Naturally Caron.com Joy! (70% Acrylic, 30% Rayon from Bamboo, 2.5oz/70.8g, 138yds/127m)Shown in: #0007 Aquatica 2 (3) balls.
USM/ISM KP 2.5 or appropriate tension to obtain gauge
Suitable for USM/ISM/Bond Classic or 6.5 to 9 mm knitting machine
Two 2-prong transfer tools
Claw weights (4)
Embellish Knit! (for shoulder ties)
In 4-Stitch Cable with dropped stitch pattern, 13 sts and 20 rows = 4”/10 cm
4-Stitch Cable with rib and dropped stitch
4-Stitch Cable. Using two 2-prong transfer tools remove sts from ndls 1&2 and 3&4. Place sts 1&2 onto 3&4 and sts 3&4 onto 1&2.
4-STITCH CABLE WITH RIB AND DROPPED STITCH
(See photo – the 3 cables along the neckline are cables-with-rib and the others are with the dropped stitches.)
*Starting on very end sts, make 4-Stitch Cables with one st in between across row. (Put all ndls into FWP with latches open before working next row.) K12R. Repeat from * Rib: Drop down and latch up sts from 5th, 10th and 15th ndl on LS every 12 R or as desired. Drop Stitch: Drop down every rem 5th st (between cables) across row foll instructions.
NOTE: Cross all cables in same direction, either right or left. Be careful to line them up correctly so that dropped sts will unravel properly.)
NEEDLES REQUIRED 74
(NOTE: LS sts are done in cables with ribbing in between and rem sts across row are done in cables with dropped sts in between. Work 4-Stitch Cable with rib and dropped stitch pattern for entire project.)