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Olivette Mock Cable Sweater

Olivette is designed with an all-over mock cable and eyelet pattern, with hems in single ribbing. The loose, relaxed fit, v-neck and drop shoulder shape, keep this beguiling pullover feeling casual, cool and incredibly wearable.

Time: 66 Hour Pattern

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Finished Bust Size 40 (44, 48, 52, 59)” to fit bust 32 (36, 40, 44, 51)”

8″ positive ease recommended.

Shown in size 36″

Gauge: 23 sts and 33 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in pattern, 30 sts and 47 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in semi-tubular rib, after wet blocking

Materials

Fine weight yarnYarn: Ancient Art Yarns Lascaux Fine 50’s (25% Manx Loaghtan wool, 75% Punta Arenas wool; 192 yards [175 meters]/50 grams): Outrageous (8 (8, 9, 10, 11) skeins)

Needles: US size 4 (3.5 mm) straight or circular needles

Notions: Tapestry needle, locking stitch markers

Abbreviations

M1L – make 1 left

M1R – make 1 right

Special Stitches

Make 1 Left (M1L) – With the left needle pick up the strand between sts, from the front and knit through the back loop.

Make 1 Right (M1R) – With the left needle pick up the strand between sts from the back and knit through the front loop.

Semi-tubular 1×1 Ribbing (multiple of 2 sts + 1)

Row 1 (RS): [P1, sl1p wyib] across to last st, p1.

Row 2 (WS): K1, [p1, k1] across.

Rep Rows 1-2 for pattern.

Double Selvage Stitch (DS)

Row 1 (RS): Sl1 wyib, k1; work in given stitch pattern to last 2 sts; sl1 wyib, p1.

Row 2 (WS): Sl1 wyib, p1; work in given stitch pattern to last 2 sts; sl1 wyif, p1.

Rep Rows 1-2 for pattern.

Mock Cable Pattern (8-st rep)

Row 1 (RS): P1, yo, k2, ssk, k2, p1.

Row 2 & all even rows (WS): K1, p6, k1.

Row 3: P1, k1, yo, k2, ssk, k1, p1.

Row 5: P1, k2, yo, k2, ssk, p1.

Row 7: P1, k6, p1.

Row 9: P1, k2, k2tog, k2, yo, p1.

Row 11: P1, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, p1.

Row 13: P1, k2tog, k2, yo, k2, p1.

Row 15: P1, k6, p1.

Rep Rows 1-16 for pattern.

Sloped BO

To prevent “stair steps” from forming between subsequent BO rows, use the sloped BO method as following: On the first BO row, bind off as usual to define the initial part of the slope. Work the next row to the last st, but do not work the last st. Turn work so that the unworked st becomes the first st on the RH needle. Sl the first st on the LH needle pwise, then BO the unworked st by lifting it over the sl st and off the needle.

Pattern Notes

The back, fronts, and sleeves are worked flat from the bottom up and sewn together. It has side-vents at the height of the ribbing, worked with double selvage for a neat edge.

During shaping, if there are not enough stitches to work each decrease with its corresponding yarnover work remaining stitches in Stockinette stitch instead.

Pattern

Back

CO 149 (165, 179, 195, 221) sts.

Hem

Row 1 (RS): DS, 145 (161, 175, 191, 217) sts in Semi-tubular 1×1 Ribbing, starting with p1, DS.

Cont as established until piece measures 2.75″ from CO, ending with a RS row.

Sizes 32 (44) Only

Next row (WS): P2, p2tog, [p3, p2tog, p2, p2tog] 16 (21) times, p1 (2). (116 (152) sts rem)

Size 36 Only

Next row (WS): P5, p2tog, [p2, p2tog] 38 times, p6. (126 sts rem)

Sizes 40 (51) Only

Next row (WS): P1, p2tog, [p2, p2tog] 6 (8) times, [p3, p2tog, p2, p2tog] 15 (17) times, [p2, p2tog] 4 (8) times, p1. (138 (170) sts rem)

All Sizes

Body

Work in pattern following Mock Cable chart, or written instructions (see Special Stitches), as follows:

Set-up Row (RS): K1 (2, 0, 0, 0), p1 (1, 1, 0, 1), work [mock cable patt] 14 (15, 17, 19, 21) times, p1 (1, 1, 0, 1), k1 (2, 0, 0, 0).

Continue in pattern as established until piece measures 21.6 (22, 22.4, 22.8, 23.2)” from CO, ending with a WS.

Shape Shoulder:

BO 6 (6, 6, 7, 8) sts at beg of next 10 (10, 10, 12, 10) rows, then BO 3 (5, 7, 8, 9) sts at beg of next 4 (4, 4, 2, 4) rows. (44 (46, 50, 52, 54) sts rem)

BO all sts.

Front

Work as for Back until piece measures 14″ from CO, ending with a WS.

Note: Shoulder shaping beg before neck shaping ends; read the following sections all the way through before proceeding.

Shape Neck:

Divide front in 2 equal parts of 58 (63, 69, 76, 85) sts.

Mark the strand between the last st of right part and the first st of the left part with a locking stitch marker.

Next Row (dec) (RS): Work 53 (58, 64, 71, 80) sts, k2tog, k3. Join 2nd ball of yarn and k3, ssk, work to end. (1 st decreased at each neck edge)

Working each side separately, rep Dec Row every 4th row 13 (14, 13, 14, 15) times, then every 2nd row 8 (8, 11, 11, 11) times.

At the same time, when piece measures 21.6 (22, 22.4, 22.8, 23.2)”, ending with a WS row, shape shoulders as for back. BO all sts.

Sleeve (make 2)

CO 67 (73, 79, 85, 91) sts.

Cuff

Row 1 (RS): Work Row 1 of Semi-tubular 1×1 Ribbing, starting with p1.

Cont as established until piece measures 2.25″ from CO, ending with a RS row.

Next Row (WS): P1, p2tog, p to end. (66 (72, 78, 84, 90) sts rem)

Work in pattern following mock cable chart, or written instructions as follows:

Set-up Row (RS): K0 (0, 2, 1, 0), p1 (0, 1, 1, 1), work [mock cable pattern] 8 (9, 9, 10, 11) times, p1 (0, 1, 1, 1), k0 (0, 2, 1, 0).

Work in pattern as established for 9 (11, 11, 11, 13) more rows.

Inc Row (RS): K1, M1L, work in pattern to last st, M1R, k1. (2 sts increased)

Sizes 32 (44, 51)” Only

Rep Inc Row every 10 (12, 14)th row 13 (11, 10) times, working new sts into pattern. (94 (108, 112) sts)

Sizes 36 (40)” Only

Rep Inc Row every 12th row 5 (7) times, then every 10th row 7 (5) times, working new sts into pattern. (98 (104) sts)

All Sizes

Work even until piece measures 18.4 (18.8, 19.2, 19.6, 20)”, ending with a WS row. BO all sts.

Finishing

Block all pieces to finished measurements. With yarn threaded on a tapestry needle, sew right shoulder.

Neckband

With RS facing, pick up and k90 (92, 96, 99, 102) sts along right front neck, pick up the float marked with the stitch marker and place it twisted on the RH needle, pick up and k90 (92, 96, 99, 102) sts along left front neck and pick up and k56 (60, 62, 66, 68) sts along back neck. (237 (245, 255, 265, 273) sts)

Note: Leave the marker on the central V-st to mark the central double decrease of the neck shaping.

Next and every WS row: Work Row 2 of Semi-tubular Ribbing, starting with p1 (p1, p1, k1, p1).

Next and every RS row: Work Row 1 of Semi-tubular Ribbing to 1 st before the central V-st, DD, work rib to end of row. (2 sts decreased)

Continue in rib as established until neckband measures 1.5″, ending . BO all sts in rib.

Sew left shoulder and neckband seam.

Sew sleeves into armholes, matching the center of the sleeve top to the shoulder seam and the edges 8 (8.4, 8.8, 9.2, 9.6)” from the shoulder seam for armhole.

Sew underarm and side seams with the mattress stitch, leaving the first 2.75″ unsewn for side vents at the hem. Weave in ends.

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