Joan of Arc Sweater

Designer Deborah Helmke

Finished Size 33 (37, 41, 44½, 49)" bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 33", modeled with 1" of negative ease.

Yarn Classic Elite Yarns Verde Collection Woodland (65% wool, 35% nettles; 131 yd [120 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]: #3148 Prussian blue, 8 (9, 10, 11, 12) balls.

Needles Body and sleeves—size 5 (3.75 mm): 24" circular (cir). Side inserts—size 6 (4 mm): straight. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

Notions Markers (m); 2 cable needles (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 18 sts and 25 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needle; 38-st cable panel = 8" wide on smaller needle; 17 sts and 24 rows = 4" over Diamond chart on larger needles.

Deep cables, mesh lace, and a sweeping hemline build a piece that’s deconstructed and modern with classic elements. Sweater is knit flat with raglan shaping.

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