WOOL TO BE WILD CABLE JUMPER

Wool To Be Wild Cable Jumper Project

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • 'Abbey Road' Wool To Be Wild 7 (8-9) x 100g balls
  • 1 pair 6.50mm knitting needles or size required to give correct tension.
  • Cable needle
  • 2 stitch-holders
  • Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

MEASUREMENTS

SizeS (M-L)
To Fit Bustcm80/85 (90/95-100/105)
Actual Size (approx)cm96 (106-116)
Length to Shoulder (approx)cm63 (64-65)
Sleeve Length (approx)cm43

TENSION

14 sts and 18 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 6.50mm needles.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

C6B = slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at back of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle.

C10B = slip next 5 sts onto cable needle and leave at back of work, K5, then K5 from cable needle.

INSTRUCTIONS

BACK

Using 6.50mm needles, cast on 67 (77-82) sts.

Beg Rib

1st row (RS) - K2, * P3, K2, rep from * to end.

2nd row - P2, * K3, P2, rep from * to end.

Last 2 rows form rib. ***

Cont in rib until work measures 6cm from beg, ending with a 2nd row and inc 2 (0-1) st/s evenly across last row � 69 (77-83) sts.

Work in stocking st until work measures 42cm from beg, ending with a purl row.

Tie a coloured thread at each end of last row to mark beg of armholes as there is no armhole shaping.

Cont in stocking st until work measures 16 (17-18) cm from coloured threads, ending with a purl row.

Shape Back Neck

Next row (RS) - K25 (28-30), turn.

** Cont on these 25 (28-30) sts and dec one st at neck edge in every row until 21 (24-26) sts rem, then in every foll alt row until 19 (22-24) sts rem.

Work 1 row.

Shape Shoulder

Cast off 6 (7-8) sts at beg of next row and foll alt row.

Work 1 row. Cast off rem 7 (8-8) sts. **

Slip next 19 (21-23) sts onto a stitch-holder and leave.

With RS facing, join yarn to rem sts and knit to end.

Rep from ** to **, working 1 row more before shoulder shaping.

FRONT

Work as for Back to ***.

Cont in rib until work measures 5.5cm from beg, ending with a 1st row.

Next row (WS) - Rib 5 (8-8), inc in next st, * rib 3 (4-4), inc in next st, rep from * to last 5 (8-8) sts, rib 5 (8-8) � 82 (90-96) sts.

Beg Patt

1st row (RS) - P6 (8-9), K10, P8 (9-10), * K6, P8 (9-10), rep from * twice more, K10, P6 (8-9).

2nd row - Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows once more.

5th row - P6 (8-9), K10, P8 (9-10), * C6B, P8 (9-10), rep from * twice more, K10, P6 (8-9).

6th row - As 2nd row.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows once.

9th row- P6 (8-9), C10B, P8 (9-10), * K6, P8 (9-10), rep from * twice more, C10B, P6 (8-9).

10th row - As 2nd row.

11th row- As 5th row.

12th row - As 2nd row.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows twice.

17th row - As 5th row.

18th row - As 2nd row.

Last 18 rows form patt.

Cont in patt until work measures 42cm from beg, working last row on WS.

Tie a coloured thread at each end of last row to mark beg of armholes as there is no armhole shaping.

Cont in patt until work measures 16 (17-18) cm from coloured threads, ending with a purl row.

Shape Front Neck

Next row (RS) - Patt 29 (32-34), turn.

**** Cont on these 29 (32-34) sts and dec one st at neck edge in every row until 21 (24- 26) sts rem.

Work 1 row.

Shape Shoulder

Cast off in patt 7 (8-9) sts at beg of next row and foll alt row.

Work 1 row. Cast off rem 7 (8-8) sts in patt. ****

Slip next 24 (26-28) sts onto a stitch-holder and leave.

With RS facing, join yarn to rem sts and patt to end.

Rep from **** to ****, working 1 row more before shoulder shaping.

SLEEVES

Using 6.50mm needles, cast on 32 (37-37) sts.

Beg Rib

Work in rib as for lower band of Back until work measures 6cm from beg, ending with a 1st row.

Next row (RS) - Rib 4 (3-3), inc in next st, * rib 1 (2-2), inc in next st, rep from * to last 5 (3-3) sts, rib 5 (3-3) � 44 (48-48) sts.

Beg Patt

1st row (RS) - P3 (5-5), K6, P8, K10, P8, K6, P3 (5-5).

2nd row - Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.

Rep 1st and 2nd rows once more.

5th row - P3 (5-5), C6B, P8, K10, P8, C6B, P3 (5-5).

6th row - As 2nd row.

Cont in patt as for Front (18 rows form patt rep) and working extra sts into purl fabric, inc one st at each end of next row, then in every foll 6th (6th-4th) row until there are 62 (66-70) sts.

Cont in patt without shaping until work measures 43cm from beg, working last row on WS. Cast off in patt.

NECKBAND

Using mattress st, join right shoulder seam. With RS facing and using 6.50mm needles, knit up 10 sts evenly along left front neck, knit across sts from front stitch-holder - dec 6 (5-4) sts evenly across, knit up 10 sts evenly along right front neck, 10 sts evenly along right back neck, knit across sts from back stitch-holder, then knit up 10 sts evenly along left back neck � 77 (82-87) sts.

Work in rib as for lower band of Back, beg with a 2nd row until neckband measures 4cm, ending with a 2nd row. Cast off loosely in rib.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS.Using mattress st, join left shoulder and neckband seam. Sew in Msleeves evenly between coloured threads, placing centre of sleeves to shoulder seams.

Join side and sleeve seams.

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